The Kashmir Times editor bats for non-violence, though says that armed struggle was not born in vacuum; terms deepened desperation as catalyst behind young boys and girls fighting government forces
SRINAGAR: Nayeem Geelani and Naseem Geelani, sons of Hurriyat Conference chairman Syed Ali Geelani, have left for New Delhi to appear before NIA for questioning. Naeem Geelani, the elder son of Hurriyat chairman, had undergone cardiac surgery in 2009 and was admitted in Srinagar’s SKIMS hospital on Sunday after he complained of chest pains. Both […]
After creating a network of 1300 Common Services Centres (CSCs) to deliver various services electronically to people of Kashmir, the officials overlooking the scheme say that the government
Delhi court grants request for interrogation of leaders accused of funding terror activities in Kashmir
Srinagar: A shutdown was observed on Tuesday against the arrest of seven pro-freedom leaders by the National Investigation Agency (NIA). Normal life was disrupted in parts of Srinagar due to strict restrictions imposed by the government after a call for shutdown was given by the joint resistance leadership. As “precautionary measures”, restrictions under Section 144 […]
Sopore: Ghulam Mohammad Khan Sopori, aged 70, imprisoned in Kot Balwal jail in Jammu for the past four months under the Public Safety Act (PSA), has been slapped with another PSA under the same cases registered against him earlier. Sopori, a resident of Badambagh in Sopore town, is chairman of the People’s League organisation and […]
Srinagar: Journalism in Kashmir is a risky venture even in the best of times. Life and livelihood are both at risk when reporting the ‘situation’ in the Valley, whether it was the insurgency in the turbulent 90s or the street agitations since 2008. Reporters have had to face the ire of the government as well […]
All roads and alleys leading to the residence of Sajad Gilkar in Nowhatta were blocked by concertina wires, large deployment of government forces, and armed vehicles on Wednesday to prevent mass gathering of people on his funeral.
This story of slain militant Sajad Gilkar appeared in Kashmir Reader in September 2015 when he had given up protests
A postgraduate student of Commerce at Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), Amir Nazir Lattoo, had come home to celebrate Eid with his family in July last year, days before Kashmir erupted over the killing of Hizb commander Burhan Wani.