Burhan is a hero: Anuradha Bhasin

Burhan is a hero: Anuradha Bhasin

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

Geelani’s sons leave for Delhi to face NIA

Geelani’s sons leave for Delhi to face NIA

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 […]

Shutdown follows arrests

Shutdown follows arrests

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 […]

Already in jail, 70-year-old Khan Sopori slapped with another PSA

Already in jail, 70-year-old Khan Sopori slapped with another PSA

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 […]

By blocking ads, govt muzzling Kashmir media

By blocking ads, govt muzzling Kashmir media

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 […]

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