Fear looms large in Bijbehara

Fear looms large in Bijbehara

Anantnag: On March 4 this year, the Srinagar-Jammu highway was blocked for about two hours at Bijbehara. The road was blocked after army soldiers from the company of 1-RR stationed at SICOP in Jablipora area of Bijbehara had allegedly beaten up a truck driver. Before this incident, the people of Bijbehara town had been for […]

Shutdown in parts of Anantnag

Shutdown in parts of Anantnag

Anantnag: A complete shutdown was today observed in Bijbehara town of Anantnag and its peripheries, including the Arwini area, a day after a 60-year-old man who was injured in army firing on Monday succumbed to his injuries. All shops, schools and offices remained closed in Bijbehara town and its peripheries. Traffic however plied normally on […]

Kashmir core dispute: Pakistan

Kashmir core dispute: Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: A nine-member All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) delegation met Pakistan Foreign Affairs Adviser, Sartaj Aziz on Wednesday and briefed him about human rights situation in Jammu and Kashmir. Emphasizing that the indigenous movement of Kashmiri people had entered a crucial phase since the killing of Hizb commander Burhan Wani, the delegation said that the […]

Joint resistance calls for shutdown against killings on Friday

Joint resistance calls for shutdown against killings on Friday

SRINAGAR: The joint resistance leadership on Wednesday said Kashmiris are being killed and branded as terrorists in the garb of fighting “Islamic terrorism”. It also called for a complete shutdown on Friday and a peaceful sit-in protest outside UN office here. They said killings of youth and branding them as militants, over ground workers (OGWs), […]

Army sets up second camp in Shopian

Army sets up second camp in Shopian

SHOPIAN: The army has established a second camp in Shopian district, after setting up one in Nagisharan village some weeks ago. The second base in Shopian district has been set up at Dobipora village, some 11 kilometers from district headquarters in Wachi area. The garrison at Nagisharan village was established on June 20 this year, […]

Resistance leaders should disassociate with violence: Singh

Resistance leaders should disassociate with violence: Singh

SRINAGAR: Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh on Monday said that resistance leaders should dissociate themselves from the “ongoing violence” to create a conductive atmosphere for dialogue. Dialogue cannot he held at gunpoint, he said. “Talks cannot be held at gunpoint. Talks cannot happen by killing innocents, attacking pilgrims and police officers,” Singh said in an […]

Army beats up Shopian villagers after they refuse to chant anti-Pak, pro-India slogans

Army beats up Shopian villagers after they refuse to chant anti-Pak, pro-India slogans

Shopian: Kundalan village in Shopian district was subjected to another army assault on Sunday evening, with soldiers forcing the villagers to chant pro-india and anti-Pakistan slogans. When they refused, the soldiers thrashed them. Residents of Kundalan village told Kashmir Reader that the army beat up 15 persons after they refused to chant pro-India and anti-Pak […]

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