Pew survey says Indians favour ‘aggressive stance’ in Kashmir

Pew survey says Indians favour ‘aggressive stance’ in Kashmir

Srinagar/New Delhi: Indians want the government of India to adopt an “aggressive stance” in “disputed” Jammu and Kashmir, according to a survey by the American think tank, the Pew Research Center. The survey, available on the Center’s website and titled ‘Three Years In, Modi Remains Very Popular’, said that more than 60 percent of its […]

Kulgam operation in ‘concluding stages’ on Day 3

Kulgam operation in ‘concluding stages’ on Day 3

Kulgam: The hunt for militants in forest areas near Haalan-Kond village of Qazigund, in Kulgam district, continued for the third straight day on Thursday, though no contact had been established with militants for more than 24 hours by the evening. “It’s in the concluding stages. But yes, it’s yet to be declared over officially,” a […]

‘Ashiq picked up gun after father was severely beaten’

WAILING WOMAN: An elderly woman crying during the funeral of Ashiq Ahmad Bhat at Palhalan, Pattan | Photo: Faisal Khan

‘Ashiq picked up gun after father was severely beaten’

Baramulla: Hizb militant Ashiq Ahmad Bhat, resident of Tantray Pora, Palhalan, was laid to rest in the martyrs’ graveyard of Palhalan on Tuesday afternoon. Ashiq’s body was handed over to his family on Monday night by the police. He was buried at about 12:30pm on Tuesday. When the news of his death reached his native […]

Seventh CASO in Pulwama, Shopian villages find no trace of any militant

Seventh CASO in Pulwama, Shopian villages find no trace of any militant

SHOPIAN: cordon and search operation in villages of south Kashmir in Shopian and Pulwama districts ended peacefully even though door-to-door searches were conducted, here on Saturday. A joint team of army’s 44, 55 and 53 RR, central reserve police force (CRPF) and men of Special Operation Group of Jammu and Kashmir Police launched the operation […]

Behave like humans: Hurriyat to New Delhi

Behave like humans: Hurriyat to New Delhi

SRINAGAR: Hurriyat Conference on Saturday said that sincerity and human approach is fundamental if New Delhi wants to solve the (Kashmir) issue. A spokesperson of the conglomerate in a statement said Indian authorities should “behave like humans” and create conducive atmosphere in South Asian region as prevailing anarchy in the region is the outcome of […]

OIC supports Kashmiris’ legitimate struggle: Hurriyat (M)

OIC supports Kashmiris’ legitimate struggle: Hurriyat (M)

SRINAGAR: Mirwaiz Umar Farooq led Hurriyat Conference on Saturday said the OIC has reiterated it full support to the people of Kashmir in their “legitimate struggle” for the fundamental right to self-determination. According to a statement issued by the conglomerate, the OIC Secretary General Dr Yousaf Bin Ahmed Al-Othaimeen has urged upon the Government of […]

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