India denies visas to Pakistani medical mission for Kashmir

India denies visas to Pakistani medical mission for Kashmir

LAHORE: The Indian High Commission in Islamabad has refused visas to a Pakistani medical mission wishing to visit the Kashmir for treating the victims of recent violence. Thirty visa applicants, including senior doctors and paramedics, were not allowed entry into the commission’s building, mission coordinator Dr Nasir Hamdani told the media in Islamabad. He said […]

Ashoka university students demand plebiscite for Kashmiris

Ashoka university students demand plebiscite for Kashmiris

SRINAGAR: Haryana-based Ashoka University students and faculty in an open letter to the Government of India have asked it to demilitarize Jammu and Kashmir and hold a plebiscite as promised by first Indian Prime Minister Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru. “Kashmir is the world’s most densely militarized colony with over 700000 military, paramilitary and militarized police. […]

JKLF condemns imprisonment, ill treatment with Malik

JKLF condemns imprisonment, ill treatment with Malik

Srinagar: Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) has strongly condemned the continuous detention of its chairman Muhammad Yasin Malik, who was arrested by police on July 8, 2016 and has been languishing at police station Kothibagh. Terming Malik’s detention as “most undemocratic and uncivilized behavior of the so-called rulers”, a JKLF spokesman said that Malik who […]

Talk to Pakistan to resolve Kashmir issue: Tarigami

Talk to Pakistan to resolve Kashmir issue: Tarigami

New Delhi: The lone Communist member of the Jammu and Kashmir assembly, Tarigami has described the current unrest in the valley as a reflection of “a much deeper sense of alienation” from India. Saying militancy in the state now had a new face, Tarigami told the CPI-M journal “People’s Democracy” that the slogan of ‘azadi’, […]

CM meets Budgam ‘Civil Society’

BUDGAM: Seeking people’s cooperation in shaping up a politically stable and economically emancipated Jammu & Kashmir, Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today said the political and developmental process and good governance have to go hand in hand to put the State back on track. “Perhaps more than ever before, people of J&K today want the politicians […]

Cong asks Chidambaram to stick to party line on Kashmir

Cong asks Chidambaram to stick to party line on Kashmir

NEW DELHI: Congress has asked senior member P Chidambaram to stick to the “party line” on Kashmir, in what appeared to be a rebuttal of his recent suggestion that the Centre extend greater autonomy to win over people in the Valley. “We urge all leaders to stick to the party line on Kashmir,” leader of […]

Azadi camp calls for social boycott of pro-India politicians

Azadi camp calls for social boycott of pro-India politicians

Srinagar: The resistance leadership on Wednesday urged people to ostracise pro-India politicians at all levels. “Since they claim to represent people whom they have gravely betrayed, it is time that people hold them accountable and answerable and pressurise them to vacate. People shall ostracise them and boycott them at all levels, socially and publicly,” said […]