An Old Chestnut?

An Old Chestnut?

Ram Madhav, the general secretary of the Bhartiya Janata Party(BJP) has stated that New Delhi is open to and ready for a dialogue with every stakeholder in Jammu and Kashmir. On the face of it, this assertion sounds prudent , but as they say, “ the devil lies in the detail(s)”. And, detail is something […]

Shun military approach: Mirwaiz to GoI

Shun military approach: Mirwaiz to GoI

Srinagar: Impressing upon the government of India (GoI) to change the “military approach”, Hurriyat Conference (M) chief Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Friday said that the resistance leadership will support any step taken on Kashmir. “GoI needs to understand that power, suppression and oppression cannot resolve the Kashmir issue,” the Mirwaiz said. “It is a political […]

CASO in Magam village

CASO in Magam village

BUDGAM: Government forces on Friday launched a cordon-and-search-operation (CASO) in Bunmakhama village of Magam in Budgam district. The CASO, launched soon after the Friday prayers lasted for some five hours during which forces resorted to house to house searches, and entry and exit points of the cordoned area were sealed. Police said there were reports […]

Shinglipora village cordoned off

Shinglipora village cordoned off

Budgam: A cordon and search operation was conducted in Shinglipora village of Khag in central Kashmir’s Budgam district on wee hours of Wednesday, police said. Police said that after the reports of the presence of militants in the area the army and police cordoned off several Mohallas of the village and held search operations there. […]

Sports can counter gun, bring back smiles to faces in Kashmir: DGP

Sports can counter gun, bring back smiles to faces in Kashmir: DGP

Srinagar: J&K police chief SP Vaid said on Monday that sports was a “very strong domain” for the government to engage youth in and draw them away from militancy in Kashmir. “The smile on the faces of the youth was bewitching,” the Director-General of Police said while addressing participants at a boat-rowing contest held on […]

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