I declares entire Assam as ‘disturbed’ for another month

I declares entire Assam as ‘disturbed’ for another month

NEW DELHI: The GoI has declared entire Assam as a “disturbed” area under the controversial Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA) for one more month, citing various violent activities by insurgent groups ULFA, NDFB, and others. The Union home ministry also declared Meghalaya’s border areas adjoining Assam, and three districts in Arunachal Pradesh as “disturbed” […]

Thrashing a bitter lesson for police: Pro-freedom leaders

Thrashing a bitter lesson for police: Pro-freedom leaders

SRINAGAR: Reacting to the thrashing of police personnel by troopers at Ganderbal, pro-freedom leadership on Saturday said that the incident “illustrates the grave situation” in Kashmir and should serve as an eye-opener for Jammu & Kashmir Police. “It serves (as) a bitter lesson for those officials who, for medals and material gains, behave more loyal […]

KEA condemns Beerwah killing

KEA condemns Beerwah killing

Srinagar: The Kashmir Economic Alliance led by Haji Muhammad Yasin Khan has condemned the killing of a man in Beerwah terming it “another murder” by the forces. Khan who also heads the Kashmir traders and Manufacturers Federation (KTMF) said that in the garb of AFSPA, the army and other armed forces have been unleashing “terror […]

Kashmir core dispute: Pakistan

Kashmir core dispute: Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: A nine-member All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) delegation met Pakistan Foreign Affairs Adviser, Sartaj Aziz on Wednesday and briefed him about human rights situation in Jammu and Kashmir. Emphasizing that the indigenous movement of Kashmiri people had entered a crucial phase since the killing of Hizb commander Burhan Wani, the delegation said that the […]

My Gaza Strip

My Gaza Strip

Syed Suhail Yaqoob I have never been to Gaza. That patch of land where from thousands of deaths and all kinds of oppressive tactics, which shame humanity, have been used against the innocent and original inhabitants. To justify these oppressive tactics, religion is used, where Jews(not all), conform to the view that the land is […]

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