Over 10,000 appear in Kashmir Valley

Over 10,000 appear in Kashmir Valley

SRINAGAR: More than 10,000 candidates on Sunday appeared in the pre-medical and pre-engineering Common Entrance Test in Kashmir Valley, which has been reeling under strike and protests. Out of the 11,881 candidates, 10,803 appeared in the test conducted by the Board of Professional Entrance Examination (BOPEE) at various centers in the Valley, said an official. […]

You are ‘real enemies’ of people, will never be forgiven: Geelani to pro-India leaders

You are ‘real enemies’ of people, will never be forgiven: Geelani to pro-India leaders

SRINAGAR: While terming the pro-Indian political leaders as “the real enemies” of the people of Jammu and Kashmir, chairman Hurriyat Conference (G), Syed Ali Geelani, on Sunday said that their “crimes against their own people” are “so heinous” that they will be “never forgiven and forgotten” for that. “These pro-Indian politicians are responsible for the […]

Omar attacks govt, says ‘confusion abounds’ over Burhan

Omar attacks govt, says ‘confusion abounds’ over Burhan

SRINAGAR: Hitting out at the PDP-BJP government, National Conference leader Omar Abdullah on Saturday said “confusion abounds” in it over the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani while people are suffering. “The #BJP-PDP Deputy CM (Nirmal Singh) calls the Burhan Wani encounter and death an accident. 50 people have died and countless injured after […]

Pak’s Info Minister reiterates support to people of Kashmir

Pak’s Info Minister reiterates support to people of Kashmir

SRINAGAR: Minister for Information Pervaiz Rashid on Sunday said Pakistan is committed to highlight “Indian cruelties” in Kashmir at international fora. He was addressing a seminar on ‘The Recent Tension in Occupied Jammu & Kashmir and The Role of Media’ in Lahore, media reports said. Rashid, as per the reports, said that Pakistan will continue […]

CPI(M) for dialogue, including with Pakistan, to end Kashmir strife

CPI(M) for dialogue, including with Pakistan, to end Kashmir strife

SRINAGAR: The CPI(M) on Sunday urged the government to immediately start a dialogue, including talks with Pakistan, to end the Jammu and Kashmir strife. The party in a statement issued here said dialogue needs to be initiated immediately to not only end the current strife but also to move towards arriving at long lasting peace […]

Hurriyat (M) condemns govt’s ‘brutal’ tactics, caging of resistance leadership

Hurriyat (M) condemns govt’s ‘brutal’ tactics, caging of resistance leadership

SRINAGAR: Hurriyat Conference (M) on Sunday condemned the “brutal” tactics, continuous curfew, and severe restrictions imposed throughout Kashmir by authorities “to stop the people from protesting and carrying forward their struggle for right to self-determination”. In a statement issued here, a spokesman of the conglomerate said for the past 23 days, government’s “oppressive and suppressive” […]

CM sees uprising as handiwork of paid agents

CM sees uprising as handiwork of paid agents

Srinagar: Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti said on Sunday that the youths leading the ongoing anti-India uprising are “being paid to vitiate the atmosphere.” Mehbooba Mufti spoke to reporters at Srinagar outside an examination centre where she faced hostile people, mostly parents of the students. S“Kashmir is being consumed by violence — a place where a […]