Army foils BAT attack, kills 2 militants

Army foils BAT attack, kills 2 militants

Srinagar: The army on Friday claimed to have killed two militants while foiling an attack by Pakistan’s Border Action Team (BAT) along the Line of Control (LoC) in Uri sector of Baramulla district. Defence spokesperson Colonel Rajesh Kalia told Kashmir Reader that the army foiled a BAT attack against its patrol party along the LoC […]

I support Major Gogoi’s action: Amit Shah

I support Major Gogoi’s action: Amit Shah

New Delhi: BJP president Amit Shah on Friday said that he supported the decision of an Army major to tie a man to a jeep as a “shield” against stone-pelters in Kashmir. Responding to a question on the action of Major Leetul Gogoi, he said the Army officer’s action had helped polling officials and policemen […]

Police department stumped as 55 candidates ignore job offer

Police department stumped as 55 candidates ignore job offer

Srinagar: The police department is surprised, and a little apoplectic, that after thousands of Kashmiri youth lining up for its recruitment drives, and at a time of widespread unemployment, 55 candidates chosen as wireless operators in the police department on January 19, 2017, have not turned up for joining duties. A senior police official said […]

Witness statements not of ‘much use’ in case of 11-yr-old’s killing by BSF troops

Witness statements not of ‘much use’ in case of 11-yr-old’s killing by BSF troops

Srinagar: Batamaloo Station House Officer Pervaiz Ahmad has told Kashmir Reader that the witness statements recorded in the case of 11-year-old Sajad Ahmad’s killing by Border Security Force troops at Batamaloo on April 15, are not of “much use”. He said the police had recorded statements of three witnesses so far. “They (witnesses) couldn’t justify […]

CPEC won’t affect our stand on Kashmir: China

CPEC won’t affect our stand on Kashmir: China

Beijing: China on Thursday downplayed a UN report that cautioned that the USD 50 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor could ignite “geo-political” tensions with India, saying it is an economic project and will not affect Beijing’s stand on the Kashmir issue In an exhaustive report on China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), the UN’s Economic and […]

Humiliating Arundhati

Humiliating Arundhati

Letter to the Editor-I                                                By Javaid Sultan Arundhati Roy, an Indian author born in 1961 is best known for her novel “The God of Small Things”. This novel won laurels and fame for her in 1997.Besides publishing this book,  Roy has spent most of her time in political activism and nonfiction .She is also holding […]

Efforts Should be made toward Building Peace

Efforts Should be made toward Building Peace

Letter to the Editor-II By: Khursheed Maqbool Dar We are aware about the fact that we can never ever shield or hide anything that is genuine and transparent truth, but what can be done is to persuade and motivate to fool one’s self and the world against reality and try to divert the issues based […]

Omar lauds Modi with a Kashmir rider

Omar lauds Modi with a Kashmir rider

Srinagar: Opposition National Conference leader Omar Abdullah Friday said it would be petty to deny the achievements of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his three years at the helm but Jammu and Kashmir remains a “dark blot”. “PM Modi has many achievements to boast of after 3 years and it would be petty to deny […]

Shutdown, protests again on Mehbooba’s visit to Kelam

Shutdown, protests again on Mehbooba’s visit to Kelam

Mohammad Suhail                                                                                          Kulgam: Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti visited Kelam village in Kulgam district on Thursday after more than six months and like her previous visit in December, a complete shutdown was observed in the area along with stone-pelting of government troops. Mehbooba also faced sloganeering from flood victims in the village, who asked her to […]

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