Pro-freedom leadership terms forces’ actions heartless

Pro-freedom leadership terms forces’ actions heartless

Srinagar: Pro-freedom leadership on Sunday said that police was subjecting civilians to “worst” possible treatment and disregarding their fundamental rights. In a joint statement issued by Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Mohammad Yasin Malik on Sunday, the leadership criticized authorities for their “heartless approach” against civilian population. “Police authorities are unnecessarily harassing and […]

’90s-like siege creates panic in Lal Chowk

’90s-like siege creates panic in Lal Chowk

Srinagar: There was panic in Srinagar’s Lal Chowk on Saturday when police and paramilitary forces launched a cordon and search operation early afternoon near Court Road to nab suspected militants. Eyewitnesses said that at about 12:15 in the afternoon, CRPF, police’s special operations group (SOG) men cordoned off the entire Court Road area to conduct […]

Pro-freedom groups condemn forces’ action in Heff, Wokai

Pro-freedom groups condemn forces’ action in Heff, Wokai

Srinagar: The pro-freedom parties have sharply reacted to the government forces’ action in Wokai Kulgam and Heff Pulwama, where at least 30 persons were injured during clashes between protesters and government forces. Dozens others, including women, were beaten up by forces during house to house searches. Jama’at-e-Islami Jammu and Kashmir and All parties Hurriyat Conference […]

Official function turns nasty for Mehbooba, women raise azadi slogans

Official function turns nasty for Mehbooba, women raise azadi slogans

SRINAGAR: Women attending a women empowerment function at the SKICC on Tuesday raised pro-freedom slogans and protested the presence of the chief minister in a fresh embarrassment for Mehbooba Mufti. The protesting women told reporters that they were invited to the function on the promise of free gas connections. About 15,000 women from all districts […]

@Shopian Siege

@Shopian Siege

Syed Suhail Yaqoob & Quadri Shugufta South Kashmir is virtually out of control. Recent killing of five policemen, robbing banks and snatching weapons are all inklings.  The severity of the situation is indicated by the fact that the Election commission of India placed the Anantnag by-polls on hold.  The Central and State governments have conveyed […]

Pulwama only a trigger, dissent long-standing

Pulwama only a trigger, dissent long-standing

The crackdown on students during the 1960s showed its colours a few years later when an armed group of students, named Al-Fatah, was formed during the 1970s that carried out a number of activities against the government and its agencies

CRPF lists south Kashmir as ’cause of concern’

CRPF lists south Kashmir as ’cause of concern’

Srinagar: The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) on Friday described swell in the number of militants in south Kashmir region as a “challenge and cause of concern”. “We are facing challenge in terms of security situation especially in south Kashmir as there is an increase in number of local youth joining militant ranks,” Inspector General, […]