Create a conducive atmosphere for talks: India tells Pakistan

Create a conducive atmosphere for talks: India tells Pakistan

New Delhi: There can be no compromise on the issue of cross border terrorism and the onus is on Pakistan to create a conducive atmosphere for a constructive and comprehensive bilateral dialogue, the government told the Rajya Sabha on Thursday. In response to a question, Minister of State for External Affairs V K Singh said […]

Hizb militant’s mother, sisters, 2-year-old nephew thrashed

Hizb militant’s mother, sisters, 2-year-old nephew thrashed

Anantnag: The mother and three sisters – one of them the nursing mother of a 20-day-old infant – of Hizbul Mujahideen militant Tawseef Ahmad Sheikh were thrashed by government forces at their home in Rampura village of Kulgam district in the wee hours of Thursday morning. Sheikh has been an active member of the Hizb […]

NIA summons Geelani’s son

NIA summons Geelani’s son

Srinagar: After taking chairman Hurriyat Conference Syed Ali Shah Geelani’s son-in-law into 10 days’ custody along with six other leaders, National Investigative Agency (NIA) on Thursday served summons to the Hurriyat chairman’s elder son, Nayeem Geelani. Through the summons, the NIA asked Nayeem to appear before it for questioning on July 31, this coming Monday, […]

Broken limbs await surgery: Tortured villagers in Turkwangam narrate a woeful tale

Broken limbs await surgery: Tortured villagers in Turkwangam narrate a woeful tale

Shopian: Two youngsters from Turkwangam village of south Kashmir’s Shopian district have undergone bone surgeries after they were allegedly beaten up by the government forces during nocturnal raids. The youngsters alleged that they were ruthlessly beaten up during raids at their residences causing limb fractures. Muhammad Younis Dar, a victim of manhandling, told Kashmir Reader […]

‘Musharraf mulled using nukes against India after 2001 attack’

‘Musharraf mulled using nukes against India after 2001 attack’

DUBAI: Pakistan’s former military dictator Gen Pervez Musharraf says he mulled the use of nuclear weapons against India amid tensions following the 2001 terror attack on the Indian Parliament, but decided against doing so out of fear of retaliation, according to a media report. Musharraf, 73, also recalled that he had many sleepless nights, asking […]

Verdict reveals flaws of military justice system: Amnesty

Verdict reveals flaws of military justice system: Amnesty

Srinagar: Reacting to reports of an appellate military court suspending the life sentences of five Army troopers, Asmita Basu, Programme Director at Amnesty International, India, said that the case highlighted the need for prosecution by independent civilian authorities. “The developments in the Machil fake encounter case once again highlight the need for allegations of human […]

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