Army officer who tied Budgam man to jeep awarded

Army officer who tied Budgam man to jeep awarded

New Delhi: Major Leetul Gogoi, who had tied a man to a jeep in Kashmir purportedly as a shield against stone pelters, has been awarded by the Army for his ‘sustained efforts’ in counter-insurgency operations. The Army Chief’s ‘Commendation Card’ for Major Gogoi is seen as an indication that he is unlikely to be implicated […]

Army’s massive search operation in north Kashmir forests

Army’s massive search operation in north Kashmir forests

Baramulla: Two days after a group of militants escaped from Hafrada forest range in Handwara area of Kupwara district, soldiers from different units of the army began a massive search operation in all the forest ranges from Handwara to Rafiabad in Baramulla. Reports said that the soldiers are searching every possible place in the forests […]

NC seeks special legislature session

NC seeks special legislature session

JAMMU: National Conference on Monday sought a special session of the state legislature and constitution of cabinet sub-committee of Indian parliamentarians for deliberating the course of action with regard to permanent resolution of problems confronted to people along the Line of Control and international border in Jammu and Kashmir. “This is a human issue that […]

Hold referendum in J&K to prove your claims: Shabir Shah to Amit Shah

Hold referendum in J&K to prove your claims: Shabir Shah to Amit Shah

SRINAGAR: Terming the statement of BJP president Amit Shah that the “Kashmir problem” was “not widespread but centered around just three and a half districts” in Jammu Kashmir, the chairman of Democratic Freedom Party (DFP) Shabir Ahmad Shah on Monday said giving such “misled” statements won’t help New Delhi in any way. Shah in a […]

4 militants, 3 soldiers killed in gunfight along LoC in Kupwara

4 militants, 3 soldiers killed in gunfight along LoC in Kupwara

Kupwara: Four militants and three Indian Army soldiers were killed in a gunfight that began Saturday afternoon along the Line of Control near the army’s Nowgam base camp in Kupwara district. Official sources in the army said that a group of non-local infiltrators tried to sneak into this side of the LoC on Saturday afternoon. […]

Policeman who decamped with 4 rifles joined HM

Policeman who decamped with 4 rifles joined HM

Srinagar: Militant outfit Hizbul Mujahideen on Sunday said that the policeman who fled away with four rifles while on duty has joined the outfit in Kashmir. HM spokesman, Burhan-u-Din, told a local news agency  telephonic statement, that the policeman, Syed Naveed has “joined Hizb along with the four rifles”. “Our field operational commander, Mehmood Ghaznavi, […]

Rajnath says, will find permanent solution to Kashmir issue

Rajnath says, will find permanent solution to Kashmir issue

Pelling (Sikkim): Amidst the ongoing unrest in Jammu and Kashmir, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Sunday that the NDA government would find a permanent solution to the Kashmir issue. Addressing a public reception in this western part of the tiny Himalayan state, Singh said Pakistan had been trying to destabilise India by fomenting trouble […]

‘Kashmir burning, GoI failing to control the situation’

‘Kashmir burning, GoI failing to control the situation’

NEW DELHI: Senior Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia on Sunday said that Kashmir is burning today with many ceasefire violation on the border accusing the NDA government of failing to During his remarks at an India Today event he said that troops are are being killed on the border. On Pakistan, the Congress leader said the […]

The Illusion of Control

The Illusion of Control

BJP national president Amit Shah has said the “Kashmir problem” emerged because of Congress, expressing confidence that the Narendra Modi government will soon control the present situation in the Valley. Besides the blame game inhering in Shah’s remarks, the key and operative word is “control”. So what does control in the given context and conditions […]

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