Protests in Khonmoh over ‘murder’ of youth

Srinagar: People in Khonmoh village, in the outskirts of capital Srinagar, held massive protest demonstrations after the body of a local youth was recovered from the industrial area. The village, around 20 kilometers from here in Pulwama district, is one of the oldest industrial hubs in the Valley. The deceased youngster has been identified as […]

Poplars popular choice for blocking roads

Poplars popular choice for blocking roads

Kulgam: Poplar trees are falling to the axe in Kulgam villages, not because of the high court’s orders to remove them for the allergic pollen they sprout in spring, but because the trunks of the poplars are the favourite tools of villagers to block roads with. While many have used logs that had been kept […]

Burhan spoke to me before his martyrdom: Geelani

Burhan spoke to me before his martyrdom: Geelani

SRINAGAR: Hurriyat patriarch Syed Ali Geelani on Tuesday revealed that slain Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani spoke to him ahead of his killing. Speaking to a gathering of over 500 protestors outside his office-cum-residence at Hyderpora, the incarcerated Geelani said, “Commander Burhan (Rehmatulaahi Alah-RA) called me ahead of his martyrdom.” “We are fighting on our […]

Army accuses Pak of direct role in ‘proxy war’ in Kashmir

Army accuses Pak of direct role in ‘proxy war’ in Kashmir

Drass (Kargil): Asserting that Pakistan has “direct role” in fuelling “terrorism” in Jammu and Kashmir, Army Tuesday warned of more infiltration bids along the LoC in the coming weeks in view of the volatile situation in the Valley. “Pakistan is interfering in Kashmir and has direct role in what we call as proxy war in […]

BJP asks protesting KP employees to return to Kashmir

BJP asks protesting KP employees to return to Kashmir

JAMMU: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has asked the protesting Kashmiri Pandit employees to return to Kashmir valley and join their duties. Kashmiri Pandit employees have been protesting for last 13 days after they fled Kashmir due to the alleged stone pelting on their transit camps.  Jammu BJP unit today asked them that they have to […]

Kishtwar shows solidarity with Kashmir, protests killings

Kishtwar shows solidarity with Kashmir, protests killings

KISHTWAR: Senior leader of Huriyat Conference and vice-chairman of Jammu Kashmir Freedom Movement (JKFM) Mohammad Iqbal Igoo while condemning the grave human rights violations in Kashmir have asked the BJP-PDP government to end the killings immediately. In a statement, Igoo said that like Jagmohan, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti has been assigned the job of killings […]

Nayeem condemns detention of Akali Dal delegation

Nayeem condemns detention of Akali Dal delegation

SRINAGAR: Chairman National Front Nayeem Ahmad Khan on Tuesday slammed the state administration for not allowing the Shiromani Akali Dal delegation led by its chairman Simranjeet Singh Mann to enter Kashmir and detaining them at Lakhanpur. As per a statement issued here, the Sikh delegation was on way to “assess the gruesome situation” in Kashmir. […]