Militant killed in Handwara

Militant killed in Handwara

Handwara: A non-local militant was killed in a brief encounter with government forces in Handwara area of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Sunday morning. Official reports said that army’s 9 Para, SOG of JK Police, and other forces cordoned off Hajin locality of Handwara in the wee hours of Sunday. Militants hiding in the area, […]

When Bijbehara Turned Red

When Bijbehara Turned Red

Dr. Reyaz Ahmad Ganaie It was Friday 22 October 1993, the 8th consecutive day of the continuous siege laid by the Indian security forces around the Holy Shrine at Hazratbal Srinagar. As the whole valley was observing a protest strike on the 8th successive day massive peaceful demonstrations were being held throughout the valley against […]

Bijbehara massacre anniversary: The Horror unleashed by BSF troopers still fresh in memory

Bijbehara massacre anniversary: The Horror unleashed by BSF troopers still fresh in memory

Bijbehara: People in Bijbehara town of south Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Sunday paid obeisance to the victims of the infamous Bijbehara massacre of 1993. More than 32 people were killed-about 25 of them teenage students-and about 200 others were injured-some of them handicapped for life-after members of the Border Security Forces (BSF) opened fire on […]

Mob attacks on innocent people compels non-local labourers to pack their bags

Mob attacks on innocent people compels non-local labourers to pack their bags

Baramulla: After recent attacks on dozens of innocent people including women, mentally challenged persons, army and policemen in the name of suspected braid choppers in north Kashmir, hundreds of non-local labourers have packed their bags and left over are widing up their businesses. Yaseen Mohammad, a non-local labourer who was working as salesman at a […]

Tral shuts after house of militant ransacked

Tral shuts after house of militant ransacked

Pulwama: Day after houses of six active militants were vandalised in Shopian district by government forces, house of another active Hizbul Mujahideen militant- Umar Khan alias Hammad Khan was ransacked by government troops during night hours in Seer area of Tral town on Thursday. As per the local sources, forces barged into the house of […]

Army ransacks religious scholar’s house in Anantnag

Army ransacks religious scholar’s house in Anantnag

Anantnag: A religious scholar’s house was raided and ransacked, allegedly by the army, here in Sallar village of South Kashmir’s Anantnag district. Sources from the village said that the scholar, Maulana Altaf Hussain Nadvi’s house was raided by army men early Tuesday morning, “without any reason and ransacked,” Nadvi is a well known columnist and […]

Jaish commander Khalid killed in Sopore

Jaish commander Khalid killed in Sopore

Sopore: Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM) chief operational commander Khalid alias Shahid Showkat was killed by government forces in a brief gunfight that started early Monday morning in Ladoora village of Rafiabad on the outskirts of Sopore town. Khalid was among the top five most-wanted militants in Kashmir Valley right now. The other militants on this list are […]

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