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 […]

Youths detained ahead of Burhan anniv still in police custody

Youths detained ahead of Burhan anniv still in police custody

Srinagar: Before the first death anniversary of Burhan Wani on July 8, police raided several houses and detained about a dozen youth in villages of Sheeri area in Baramulla district, telling locals that the youths were being detained to prevent stone-pelting in the area. Locals said that ten youth were arrested in raids on their […]

Rally in UK to commemorate Burhan

Rally in UK to commemorate Burhan

LONDON: A protest rally was organised by non-resident Kashmiris at Birmingham, United Kingdom to mark the first anniversary of Hizbul Mujahideen Commander Burhan Muzzafar Wani. Addressing the gathering, eminent pro-freedom activist Muzzammil Ayyub Thakur said that Burhan Wani has become an everlasting symbol against the “Indian occupation and her tyranny”. “From the town of Tral, […]

Kashmir: 30 injured, 100 detained on Burhan anniversary

Kashmir: 30 injured, 100 detained on Burhan anniversary

Srinagar: At least 30 persons were injured and close to 100 youths detained during clashes in south Kashmir, amid an undeclared curfew and a complete shutdown on the first death anniversary of Burhan Wani on Saturday. Despite heavy deployment of army, police and paramilitary troops in Burhan’s hometown Tral, hundreds of youth reached the slain […]

Sharif pays tributes to Burhan says his death ‘infused new spirit in Kashmir freedom struggle’

Sharif pays tributes to Burhan says his death ‘infused new spirit in Kashmir freedom struggle’

Islamabad: Pakistan’s Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Saturdaypaid tributes to Hizb militant commander Burhan Wani, saying his death “infused a new spirit in the struggle for freedom” in the Valley. Sharif in a message on the first death anniversary of Burhan’s killing said that India cannot suppress the voice of the people of Kashmir through […]

Hizb central committee posters appear after many years

Hizb central committee posters appear after many years

ANANTNAG: Banners featuring Burhan Wani appeared in several areas of south Kashmir with the name of Hizbul Mujahideen Central Committee Srinagar under them. Burhan’s image appeared in the middle of the banners along with Syed Salahudin and Syed Ali Geelani. The said committee came into existence after Hizbul Mujahideen was founded in the early 1990s. […]

Even Burhan’s memory is threat to India: joint resistance

Even Burhan’s memory is threat to India: joint resistance

SRINAGAR: The joint resistance leadership on Saturday said the “paranoia and panic” that has gripped the state on the anniversary of Burhan Wani is an acknowledgement that “even his memory that lives in each Kashmiris’ heart, as a symbol of resistance and courage, is a threat to the mighty Indian state despite its huge military […]