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 […]

Kashmir and Kashmiris, Post 2016: As Resilient as Ever

Kashmir and Kashmiris, Post 2016: As Resilient as Ever

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 […]

Is Another Spell of Uprising Hovering Over our Heads?

Is Another Spell of Uprising Hovering Over our Heads?

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 […]

India, Pakistan chide each other

India, Pakistan chide each other

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 […]

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