Mirwaiz hails OIC’s call on Jerusalem, seeks the same for Kashmir

Mirwaiz hails OIC’s call on Jerusalem, seeks the same for Kashmir

Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Thursday endorsed the declaration by the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) of East Jerusalem as the capital of Palestine. Mirwaiz told Kashmir Reader that he will be writing to the secretary-general of OIC in the coming days on behalf of the people of Kashmir for taking […]

Kamran’s counsel argues for bail for more than 90 minutes

Kamran’s counsel argues for bail for more than 90 minutes

Srinagar: A special court of the National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Thursday heard the bail plea of incarcerated Kashmiri photo-journalist Kamran Yousuf in New Delhi. The 20-year-old Kamran had applied for bail before the court of Poonam A Bamba in a case of stone-pelting. Sources in the know of the case told Kashmir Reader that […]

ED summons Geelani in 15-year-old case

ED summons Geelani in 15-year-old case

Srinagar: Ramping up the pressure on the Hurriyat Conference, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) has now summoned Syed Ali Geelani to its office in Srinagar for hearing in a case that dates back to June 2002. “… The show cause notice was issued to you asking as to why adjudication proceedings as contemplated under Section 13 […]

Kasuri dismisses Modi’s claim as ‘strange story with no basis’

Kasuri dismisses Modi’s claim as ‘strange story with no basis’

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s former foreign minister Khurshid Kasuri on Wednesday dismissed as “a strange story with no basis” the claim made by Prime Minister Narendra Modi that Islamabad was interfering in the Gujarat Assembly polls. “I am astonished. I had gone for dinner and I heard him saying that Pakistan is hatching a conspiracy,” Kasuri, who […]

Situation in Kashmir fast returning to normal: Special DG CRPF

Situation in Kashmir fast returning to normal: Special DG CRPF

JAMMU: A top CRPF officer on Wednesday said the situation in Kashmir was fast returning to normal as the people of the Valley were rejecting “terrorism” and appealing to “misguided youths” to shun the path of violence and return to the mainstream. Responding to a query about the killing of over 200 militants this year, […]

Infant Maryam’s cries resound in home of killed Handwara woman

Infant Maryam’s cries resound in home of killed Handwara woman

HANDWARA: Six-month-old Maryam has lost her mother. She looks at the throng of people visiting her house but sees not that familiar, beloved face that was her joy and comfort. The lap in which she lay and the bosom into which she snuggled have vanished from this world. And the little Maryam knows it not. […]

French journalist released on bail

French journalist released on bail

Srinagar: A French journalist arrested by police on charges of visa violation on Saturday was released on bail Tuesday. Earlier on Monday, the award winning journalist, Paul Comiti, had been remanded to police custody up to December 16 by a Srinagar court. Officials said Comiti was carrying out journalisitic activities in Kashmir while staying on […]

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