Kiren Rijiju visits CRPF battalion in Pahalgam

Kiren Rijiju visits CRPF battalion in Pahalgam

Srinagar: Minister of State (MoS) for Home, Kiren Rijiju, who is on a visit to Kashmir, took stock of the security situation in south Kashmir on Saturday, during which he was given a list of equipment needed to stop fidayeen (suicide) attacks. According to Inspector General (IG) of CRPF (operations), Zulifiqar Hassan, Rijiju visited the […]

Stone-pelting during CASO in Pulwama village

Stone-pelting during CASO in Pulwama village

Anantnag: A residential house caught fire allegedly after a tear smoke shell landed inside it, during protests against a Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) here in Bellow village of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Saturday. Nobody, though, was injured in the fire, which was brought under control in due time. Several people, however, received minor […]

UN concerned over children affected in violent conflicts in India

UN concerned over children affected in violent conflicts in India

United Nations: The UN chief has expressed concern over children being affected in violence between armed groups and the government, especially in Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand and Jammu and Kashmir. In his annual report on ‘Children in Armed Conflict’, Secretary General Antonio Guterres said the UN continued to receive reports of the recruitment and use of children […]

Kashmiri youth alienated to unimaginable level: CPI(M)

Kashmiri youth alienated to unimaginable level: CPI(M)

Jammu: The state unit of the CPI (M) on Saturday said the youth of Jammu and Kashmir have been alienated to an “unimaginable level” and instead of addressing the sentiment, New Delhi was pushing measures that are deepening the alienation. The party said attempts were being made to remove the Indian Constitution’s Article 35A, which […]

US-Pak relationship in serious trouble: Expert

US-Pak relationship in serious trouble: Expert

WASHINGTON: The US-Pakistan relationship is in “serious trouble” and the mistrust between the two countries runs deep, an expert on the bilateral ties at a top American think-tank has said, a day after Pakistan’s Foreign Minister concluded his three-day visit to Washington. Moeed Yusuf, a senior expert on Pakistan at the United States Institute of […]

NIA tells Er Rasheed to go fetch property, bank documents

NIA tells Er Rasheed to go fetch property, bank documents

Srinagar: After five consecutive days of questioning in the “terror funding” case, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Friday told Member of Legislative Assembly Sheikh Abdul Rasheed, popularly known as Engineer Rasheed, to go home and fetch property documents and bank statements. Rasheed told Kashmir Reader that the NIA said he will be called back […]