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.
By Zeeshan Rasool Khan Terms like Kashmir imbroglio, Kashmir issue are not new but exist right from the day when instrument of accession was signed. Since then there has been series of changes in political scenario however, the dimensions and contours of this issue has not gone through any transformation. After India succeeded in containing […]
By Yasir Altaf Zargar The clamor of slogans has once again started rising. The mosques are once again resonating with paeans for militants who are being killed on a regular basis. South Kashmir is simmering once again. The streets are turning into a battleground between militants, forces, and the people. A dread of specters is […]
NEW DELHI: Indian Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) spokesperson Gopal Baglay in a series of tweets on Sunday said that first it was Pakistan’s Foreign Office that read from the script of the Lashkar-e-Taiba, and now it is the Pakistan army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa who has been “glorifying” a Hizbul militant killed by […]