By Mir Liyaqat Nazir They are young, unambiguous and have seen only bloodshed unfolding in Kashmir since the armed rebellion against Indian rule started in the early 1990’s. Brought up in an extreme militarization, they are maverick, fearless; tech savvy, listening hip hops, wearing jeans but politically rational. Most of them are barely out of […]
‘Kashmir has been turned into a killing field’
Srinagar: Pro-freedom leaders Syed Ali Geelani and Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Friday condemned the imposition of curfew and lock down of Jamia Masjid on Jumat-ul-Vida, a day “when people of the valley wait for a whole year to offer prayers here on the most important last Friday of the holiest month of Ramadan.” In a statement […]
CM interacts with visiting journalists
PULWAMA: A complete shutdown was observed in several parts of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on second consecutive day on Friday to mourn the death of three Lashkar-e-Toiba militants and a civilian who were killed by government forces on Thursday. The three militants identified as Majid Hameed Mir, Shakir Ahmad Jugjoo, and Irshad Ahmad Dar were […]
Budgam: A government vehicle was torched by an angry mob in central Kashmir’s Budgam district after it crushed a ten-year-old girl to death on Friday. Villagers told Kashmir Reader that a government vehicle belonging to Rural Development Department hit a minor girl, Seerat Jan, daughter of Abdul Hamid Reshi, at Nasrullahpora village. The girl, they […]
Troops open fire on protestors, 16 injured referred to Srinagar, Class 9 student hit by bullet
For 45 days Muhammad Sultan Dar and his wife Jana begum yearned to see the face and hear the voice of their beloved son, 17-year-old Irshad Ahmad Dar.
A joint funeral was held for Majid Mir and Shakir Gasjoo in their native village, Kakapora, on Thursday. Both of them were killed by government forces in a gunfight that took place midway between their houses.
Srinagar: Lashkar-e-Toiba on Thursday paid tributes to three militants and a civilian killed in Kakapora area of Pulwama district in south Kashmir. LeT spokesman Dr Abdullah Ghaznavi while quoting outfit’s chief Mehmood Shah said in a statement issued to GNS: “Martyrdom is a key element in the struggle to freedom and these sacrifices will not […]