Shinglipora village cordoned off

Shinglipora village cordoned off

Budgam: A cordon and search operation was conducted in Shinglipora village of Khag in central Kashmir’s Budgam district on wee hours of Wednesday, police said. Police said that after the reports of the presence of militants in the area the army and police cordoned off several Mohallas of the village and held search operations there. […]

Party legislators tell Manmohan & team to open dialogue with all ‘stakeholders’

Party legislators tell Manmohan & team to open dialogue with all ‘stakeholders’

Srinagar: The Congress’s legislators in J&K told the Manmohan Singh-led Congress team that came on a 2-day visit to Kashmir to open dialogue with all “stakeholders” on priority basis. Congress state vice-president GN Monga told Kashmir Reader that from early in the morning, the Manmohan-led team began meeting party legislators at the Hari Niwas. Another […]

Look for solution, not control; Manmohan-led delegation told

Look for solution, not control; Manmohan-led delegation told

Srinagar: Soon after his arrival in Srinagar in the morning, former prime minister Manmohan Singh convened a meeting of the Congress’s state executive committee, which comprised senior PCC functionaries, former ministers, current and former legislators, and senior members of the party in Kashmir region. The Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) president, GA Mir, formally welcomed Manomhan […]

Mission Rajnath in Kashmir: A Review

Mission Rajnath in Kashmir: A Review

By JAVID AHMAD AHANGER Kashmir, constantly perceived as a developmental problem in the Indian context, is just piling up old rhetorics in New Delhi’s court. The recent visit of the Indian Home Minister, Rajnath Singh , to Kashmir once again appears to be a disappointing one as of his previous ones. It is common knowledge […]

Joint resistance denounces Jamia Masjid lockdown

Joint resistance denounces Jamia Masjid lockdown

SRINAGAR: The joint resistance leadership on Saturday expressed strong resentment and concern over “repeated and arbitrary curfews” in downtown Srinagar and came down heavily against the lockdown of Jamia Masjid Srinagar. In a statement, the joint leadership of Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik said that “locking down the central Jamia […]

JRL calls for dialogue among the ‘three parties’ to Kashmir dispute

JRL calls for dialogue among the ‘three parties’ to Kashmir dispute

SRINAGAR: The Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) on Friday said that the pro-freedom groups never opposed “sincere, meaningful and result-oriented dialogue” among the “three parties” to the Kashmir dispute. The pro-freedom groups support any dialogue “fulfilling the will and aspirations of the people of Kashmir,” the JRL said. The JRL appealed to India and Pakistan to […]

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