Danger in Kashmir?

Danger in Kashmir?

By Wajahat Qazi In 1954, Josef Korbell, wrote what amounts to a path breaking, insight laden book. Titled, “Danger in Kashmir”, Korbel , with great perspicacity dwelt upon the conflict in and over Kashmir. Perhaps the most prescient and important insight of the book was that Kashmir and the conflict thereof was pregnant with danger- […]

1990 revolution was not outcome of any election rigging, says Yasin Malik

1990 revolution was not outcome of any election rigging, says Yasin Malik

Srinagar: The participation in Indian elections means disregarding the sacred sacrifices rendered by the martyrs. This was stated by the jailed chairman of JKLF Mohammad Yasin Malik while recalling the struggle and sacrifices rendered by Kashmiri resistance leader Ashfaq Majeed Wani. “Ashfaq Majeed Wani was a born leader and the days and years of his […]

The day he died, Ishfaq had invited friend home for a party

The day he died, Ishfaq had invited friend home for a party

Srinagar: Ishfaq Rashid Wani was an automobile mechanic, his work the main source of income for his family. He was saving money to set up his own mechanic shop, but on Tuesday he was shot in the chest by government troops at Chadoora in Budgam. Ishfaq’s father, Abdul Rashid Wani, a resident of Wavoosa, Rangreth, […]

‘I believe the stone flung from the back has less power’

‘I believe the stone flung from the back has less power’

Chadoora: At the home of Amir Fayaz, who was shot dead by government forces in Chadoora on Tuesday, a group of women sit in mourning. A grim silence hangs upon this sleepy village of Wazpora, suddenly broken when Shaheena Akhtar, the dead boy’s mother, begins singing dirges for her son. “You were like a blooming […]

OIC delegation takes note of Kashmir killings: Pak

OIC delegation takes note of Kashmir killings: Pak

Islamabad: During a visit to Pakistan administered Kashmir, a high-level delegation of the Organisa­tion of Islamic Cooperation’s Independent Perma­nent Human Rights Commission (IPHRC) took notice of the killing of three civilians by Indian forces in Kashmir, said a Wednesday press release issued by the Foreign Office. According to a statement released by IPHRC, the delegation, […]

Resistance leaders rap Mehboob for her remarks on militants

Resistance leaders rap Mehboob for her remarks on militants

SRINAGAR: The pro-freedom leadership on Wednesday slammed chief minister Mehbooba Mufti for her remarks on militants and asked her to “introspect”, blaming her and other pro-India politicians for the prevailing situation in the valley. Chairman Hurriyat Conference (G) Syed Ali Geelani, who addressed people attending the funeral of militant Tauseef Ahmad Wagay in Kulgam and […]

Militants ransack Hazratbal SP’s home in Kulgam

Militants ransack Hazratbal SP’s home in Kulgam

Srinagar: As many as four militants reportedly entered and ransacked the home of Hazratbal superintendent of police Dawood Mattoo in Khudwani village of Kulgam district last evening. Kulgam was on boil following the killing of a militant, Tauseef Ahmad, who hails from Yaripora village of the district, in Chadoora on Tuesday. The militants reportedly threatened […]