An Unfortunate “Daughter” of Conflict

An Unfortunate “Daughter” of Conflict

By Samreena Zahoor Lone In present day Kashmir, women particularly girls face the tyranny of the state, the killings and rape of this section of society is known to all, the hundreds of the cases such as Kunanposhpora or Shopian Rape case, victims are always this section of society. The role played by this section […]

‘If SA is a geopolitical tinderbox, Kashmir region is the match that can cause a regional conflagration’

‘If SA is a geopolitical tinderbox, Kashmir region is the match that can cause a regional conflagration’

Srinagar: A prominent Pakistani newspaper has said that Indian government is deliberately instigating people for a full-scale rebellion in order to justify more violence and possibly even ethnic cleansing. “That is a frightening possibility, one that the outside world simply cannot afford to ignore. If South Asia is a geopolitical tinderbox, the disputed Kashmir region […]

Take stand on repression in Kashmir: Mirwaiz asks Indian civil society

Take stand on repression in Kashmir: Mirwaiz asks Indian civil society

SRINAGAR: Paying tributes to two militants killed in gunfight with government forces at Hayatpora, Chadoora on Saturday evening, the Hurriyat Conference (M) Chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Sunday said “the sacrifices offered by our youth in the wake of resisting occupation will not go waste”. In a statement issued here, Mirwaiz, who continues to be […]

Modi asks states to reach out to students from J&K

Modi asks states to reach out to students from J&K

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today urged all state governments to reach out to the students of Jammu and Kashmir in their respective states. Modi’s advice, which came after Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti raised the point at a meeting of Chief Ministers here, assumes significance as it comes against the backdrop […]

Mehbooba to meet Modi today

Mehbooba to meet Modi today

NEW DELHI:  Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti is scheduled to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi here Monday amid the deteriorating security situation in the state and strains in the PDP-BJP coalition. Mehbooba, who is under mounting attack in the face of fresh spurt in violence in Kashmir, is expected to discuss with Modi the prevailing situation […]

Facebook page admin arrested for pasting fake news

Facebook page admin arrested for pasting fake news

Sopore: Police has arrested admin of a Facebook page  for posting what they called false news about the killing of one person and injuries to 15 people in Sopore town and on 18 April 2017. Hamza Farooq, a resident of Kanipora Chadoora of Budgam district, they said, is the administrator of Facebook page JK News […]

Family of man convicted for ISIS links appeals for reconsideration

Family of man convicted for ISIS links appeals for reconsideration

Kangan: Family members of Sheikh Azhar-ul-Islam – sentenced to seven years imprisonment by a court in Delhi on charges of links with ISIS – have appealed governments in the state and New Delhi to reconsider the case. Hailing from Preng Kangan in Ganderbal district, the family said they were expecting Azhar’s release, but came to […]

Kashmiri scholar at BITS leaves after threats

Kashmiri scholar at BITS leaves after threats

Srinagar: A day after Indian Home Minister Rajnath Singh called for ensuring the safety of Kashmiris students across India, a Kashmiri studying at the reputed Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS) Pilani received threats to his life, as soon as he woke up this morning. Hashim Sofi, a research fellow at Department of Science […]

Doctors protest harassment of Kashmiri students

Doctors protest harassment of Kashmiri students

SRINAGAR: Doctors and medical students on Saturday expressed solidarity with Kashmiri students harassed in different parts of India and organised a sit-in at Government Medical College in Srinagar on Saturday. Over the last week, at least three incidents of harassment of Kashmiri student have been reported from different states. In Haryana, a Kashmir student was […]

Son in Tihar since 2010, father dies waiting for his glimpse

Son in Tihar since 2010, father dies waiting for his glimpse

Sopore: The eyes of Abdul Khaliq Lillo, 80, closed for ever on Thursday without being able to have a last glimpse of his son Ghulam Geelani Lillo, who is in Tihar Jail in Delhi for the past seven years. Ghulam Geelani Lillo was arrested on January 19, 2010, from Narbal area of Srinagar in a […]

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