Clashes during ongoing Operation in Kulgam

Clashes during ongoing Operation in Kulgam

Anantnag: Intense clashes erupted on Friday evening in Churath village of Kulgam district as government forces launched a Cordon and Search Operation (CASO), suspecting presence of militants in the area. Forces used aerial firing and tear smoke shelling to disperse protesting locals, who retaliated with stone throwing. However, there were no inputs of any injuries […]

Over 1,300 ceasefire violations by India on LoC this year: Pak

Over 1,300 ceasefire violations by India on LoC this year: Pak

Islamabad: Pakistan on Saturday claimed India committed over 1,300 ceasefire violations along the Line of Control this year, killing 52 of its nationals. Pakistan’s Foreign Office (FO) spokesman Mohammad Faisal said at the weekly briefing that Pakistan repeatedly raised its concerns about the “hegemonic conduct of India”, including the unprecedented escalation of ceasefire violations in […]

Army soldier injured

Army soldier injured

Jammu: An Army soldier was injured when the Pakistan Army opened fire and shelled Indian posts along the Line of Control in Poonch and Rajouri districts of Jammu and Kashmir, an official said on Friday. The Indian Army retaliated effectively, it said. “The Pakistan Army initiated unprovoked and indiscriminate firing of small arms, automatics and […]

No let up in operations against militants: Gen Rawat

No let up in operations against militants: Gen Rawat

Jaipur: Operations against militants in Kashmir will continue, Army chief General Bipin Rawat asserted on Tuesday adding that while it was up to the “neighbouring country” as to how it treats militant organisations but India will continue to raise the issue. “Operations in Kashmir are going on continuously and there is an improvement in the […]

Hurriyat leaders meet interlocutor despite JRL diktat

Hurriyat leaders meet interlocutor despite JRL diktat

Srinagar: Contrary to the stand taken by the joint resistance leadership (JRL), two top leaders of the Hurriyat Conference (Mirwaiz) met Government of India’s special representative for Kashmir, Dineshwar Sharma, during his second visit to the valley in last week of November. Among the leaders was Muslim Conference chairman and executive member of the Mirwaiz […]

Javid quits Hurriyat over ‘differences’ with Mirwaiz

Javid quits Hurriyat over ‘differences’ with Mirwaiz

Srinagar: Chief of his faction of the Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front, the JKLF-H, Javid Ahmad Mir said on Tuesday that he has formally quit the Hurriyat Conference-led by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq. The 56-year-old pro-freedom leader told Kashmir Reader, “differences between me and Mirwaiz sahab-led Hurriyat (Conference) had started in last September”. “A week ago, I […]

Aslam Wani has no ‘permanent address’, bail rejected: Delhi court

Aslam Wani has no ‘permanent address’, bail rejected: Delhi court

Srinagar: The bail plea of Kashmiri businessman Muhammad Aslam Wani was rejected because the NIA court in Delhi feared he might go absconding “because there is no permanent address of the accused”. The counsel of Wani has termed this grounds for denying bail as “childish”. Accused of money laundering, Wani was first arrested in 2005 […]