Geelani’s sons leave for Delhi to face NIA

Geelani’s sons leave for Delhi to face NIA

SRINAGAR: Nayeem Geelani and Naseem Geelani, sons of Hurriyat Conference chairman Syed Ali Geelani, have left for New Delhi to appear before NIA for questioning. Naeem Geelani, the elder son of Hurriyat chairman, had undergone cardiac surgery in 2009 and was admitted in Srinagar’s SKIMS hospital on Sunday after he complained of chest pains. Both […]

Shutdown follows arrests

Shutdown follows arrests

Srinagar: A shutdown was observed on Tuesday against the arrest of seven pro-freedom leaders by the National Investigation Agency (NIA). Normal life was disrupted in parts of Srinagar due to strict restrictions imposed by the government after a call for shutdown was given by the joint resistance leadership. As “precautionary measures”, restrictions under Section 144 […]

Kashmir and Kashmiris, Post 2016: As Resilient as Ever

Kashmir and Kashmiris, Post 2016: As Resilient as Ever

By Zeeshan Rasool Khan Terms like Kashmir imbroglio, Kashmir issue are not new but exist right from the day when instrument of accession was signed. Since then there has been series of changes in political scenario however, the dimensions and contours of this issue has not gone through any transformation. After India succeeded in containing […]

Is Another Spell of Uprising Hovering Over our Heads?

Is Another Spell of Uprising Hovering Over our Heads?

By Yasir Altaf Zargar The clamor of slogans has once again started rising. The mosques are once again resonating with paeans for militants who are being killed on a regular basis. South Kashmir is simmering once again. The streets are turning into a battleground between militants, forces, and the people. A dread of specters is […]

India, Pakistan chide each other

India, Pakistan chide each other

NEW DELHI: Indian Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) spokesperson Gopal Baglay in a series of tweets on Sunday said that first it was Pakistan’s Foreign Office that read from the script of the Lashkar-e-Taiba, and now it is the Pakistan army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa who has been “glorifying” a Hizbul militant killed by […]

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