Pak asks world bodies to stop ‘Indian forces’ brutalities’ in Kashmir

Pak asks world bodies to stop ‘Indian forces’ brutalities’ in Kashmir

Srinagar: While reiterating that Kashmir was a core issue between Pakistan and India, Pakistan on Tuesday called upon international community and world bodies to intervene to stop “India forces’ brutalities and human rights violations in Kashmir.” “Pakistan is sincere in resolving this issue but India has not responded positively to its offer for composite dialogue,” […]

R-Day parade: ‘Promised good grades’ school kids brave harsh cold

R-Day parade: ‘Promised good grades’ school kids brave harsh cold

By Insha Latief SRINAGAR: Braving bitter winter cold, students of different government schools of valley have been participating in rehearsals for Republic Day for more than a week. While private schools have refused to send children for the R-Day parade citing opposition from parents, government schools are reportedly luring children with prospects of better grades. […]

Forces step up vigil ahead of R-Day function

Forces step up vigil ahead of R-Day function

Srinagar: Police and paramilitary troopers carried out random searches of vehicles, installed barricades and set up temporary check points ahead of R-Day. Intense frisking of vehicles has already begun in Srinagar as well as across rural areas especially in south Kashmir, where militant presence is higher. In view of last year’s uprising spanning five months, […]

Kashmiris’ aspirations muzzled: UJC

Kashmiris’ aspirations muzzled: UJC

Srinagar: United Jihad Council (UJC), a group of Muzaffarabad based militant outfits on Monday appealed to the people to observe January 26 as ‘black day’ to protest against the ‘reign of terror’ unleashed by India in Kashmir. In an e-mailed statement, UJC spokesman, Syed Sadaqat Hussain quoted UJC chief Syed Salahuddin as saying that India […]

JKLF explans why Jan 26 is ‘black day’

JKLF explans why Jan 26  is ‘black day’

Srinagar: The pro-freedom Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) on Monday said India has subjected people of Jammu Kashmir to worst kind of oppression and torture for many decades, which is glaring example of its unwillingness to honour freedom and human rights of people. The group said that in this backdrop the republic day of a […]

THE KASHUR: We are Us

THE KASHUR: We are Us

By Shabeer Rather   Whenever one sits with politicians, whether mainstream or off stream or whenever one indulge in a political discussion with the common people regardless of whether they are pro-freedom, pro- Indian or pro- Pakistani, or when discusses Kashmir politics with social activists, journalists or other public persons, they invariably arrive at the […]

Post uprising, pro-India politicians picking up threads

Post uprising, pro-India politicians picking up threads

SRINAGAR: After being paralysed by the five-month-long 2016 uprising, pro-Indian parties in Kashmir have suddenly resumed their political activities to recover lost ground. “Due to the PDP-BJP government’s conduct and incompetence, people have started demonising the entire mainstream. The space for the mainstream politics of all parties has been squeezed. In south Kashmir, which is […]

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