Handwara Killing: District Magistrate calls witnesses

Handwara Killing: District Magistrate calls witnesses

Kupwara: The additional district commissioner Kupwara has called witnesses in the case of murder of a youth in Handwara who had gone missing from his home on 21 August. Manzoor Ahmad Pir, the magistrate investigating the case of Shahid Bashir Mir, told Kashmir Reader that he has issued a notice asking people who witnessed to […]

Civilian dead, 13 injured in Srinagar blast

Civilian dead, 13 injured in Srinagar blast

Srinagar: A civilian was killed and 13 others injured in a grenade attack in Srinagar on Thursday evening. A police official said that the suspected militant hurled a grenade in Jehangir Chowk in Srinagar around 6 pm, resulting in injuries to 14 persons, including a traffic policeman. He said that the grenade “exploded in the […]

JRL calls for shutdown on Sunday

JRL calls for shutdown on Sunday

Srinagar: The joint resistance leadership has called for a complete shutdown on Sunday – the day the Home Minister, Rajnath Singh, will visit the Valley. By observing strike, the leadership said, the people of Kashmir will prove to the world community and the Indian leadership that using military might against people and harassing their leaders […]

Kashmir issue should have been resolved like Hyderabad: BJP minister

Kashmir issue should have been resolved like Hyderabad: BJP minister

Hyderabad: Union minister Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti Wednesday said the Kashmir issue should have been addressed just like Hyderabad was merged with India soon after Independence. She also praised the India’s first Home Minister Sardar Patel for his stellar role in merging the princely states with Indian Union at a public meeting at neighbouring Medchal. The […]

Killing of a college student: Protests in Handwara after educational institutions re-open

Killing of a college student: Protests in Handwara after educational institutions re-open

SRINAGAR: Clashes erupted in north Kashmir’s Handwara on Wednesday shortly after colleges and educational institutions re-opened following killing of a local teenager. Sources said that a large number of students from government Degree College Handwara including girls took to streets and staged protest demonstration against the killing of their colleague Shahid Ahmad Mir of Daril […]

To Celebrate or Not to Celebrate?

To Celebrate or Not to Celebrate?

By Rameez Bhat Eid-ul-Adha – as we all know – is an Eid of sacrifice. It is celebrated for two and a half days. The festival is observed by the Muslim ummah who remember and commemorate the trials and triumphs of Prophet Ibrahim (A.S); “Surely Ibrahim was an example, obedient to Allah, by nature upright, […]

Headless body of youth, hands tied behind back, found in Hajin

Headless body of youth, hands tied behind back, found in Hajin

Bandipora: The headless body of a youth who was known to be a pro-freedom agitator was recovered from near the river Jhelum in Mandi area of Hajin in Bandipora district on Sunday morning. The Lashkar-e-Toiba issued a statement blaming “Indian forces” for the gruesome killing, while the family said that Muzaffar had been severely tortured […]