Unspeakable!

Unspeakable!

In a polarized environment and a charged milieu as that of Kashmir, where restraints to force and the coercive approach of the state do not operate as they should be and society is getting brutalized by the day, a man was lynched to death in down town area of Srinagar on the Shab e Qadr. […]

Engaged in bringing about India-Pak dialogue: UN chief

Engaged in bringing about India-Pak dialogue: UN chief

United Nations: UN chief Antonio Guterres has said he is engaged in bringing about a dialogue between India and Pakistan to resolve the Kashmir issue through his meetings with the prime ministers of the two countries. “Why do you think I met three times the Prime Minister of Pakistan and two times the Prime Minister […]

‘We have two options: Surrender or live like bravehearts’

‘We have two options: Surrender or live like bravehearts’

SRINAGAR: The joint resistance leadership has called for complete shutdown today against civilian killings, ransacking of properties and forces’ “arrogance”. In a statement, the leadership comprising Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, and Muhammad Yasin Malik termed the forces’ action as “state-sponsored terrorism”. “Forces have virtually declared war on civilians and feel free to kill […]

Kashmir, Human Rights and Global Attention

Kashmir, Human Rights and Global Attention

BY AARIF MUZAFAR RATHER In an interview with Pankaj Mishra in 2010, Basharat Peer spoke of the attention Americans needed to put towards Kashmir. He also spoke of his visit to America in 2006 where he had gone with great expectations that people might talk Kashmir in detail and express their opinion. To his surprise […]

OIC chief condemns use of force against Kashmiris

OIC chief condemns use of force against Kashmiris

Jeddah: The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has condemned the continued and alarming use of ‘violence by the Indian armed forces’ against the innocent civilians in Kashmir. The OIC Secretary General, Yousef Al-Othaimeen, expressed his sorrow over the recent incidents resulting in death and injury of several Kashmiris. He condemned the continued use of force […]

Kashmir is heaven, need to ensure peace: Army chief

Kashmir is heaven, need to ensure peace: Army chief

New Delhi: Kashmir is heaven, Army chief General Bipin Rawat said on Tuesday, stressing the need to bring the Valley back to the period before militancy erupted there in the late 1980s. Rawat said the world used to flock to the Valley, but people were not being able to come there now because of the […]

‘SADAK KA GUNDA’: ‘Dikshit’s remarks against Army chief absolutely wrong’

‘SADAK KA GUNDA’: ‘Dikshit’s remarks against Army chief absolutely wrong’

BENGALURU: Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi Monday disapproved his party leader Sandeep Dikshit likening Army Chief General Bipin Rawat to a “goon on the street”, saying it was “absolutely wrong”. Gandhi said the Indian Army works for the country and there was no need for any political leader to make comments against the Army chief. “Someone […]

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