Shopian shuts for 3rd day

Shopian shuts for 3rd day

Shopian: For the third consecutive day, a complete shutdown was observed here on Friday to mourn the death of Adil Farooq, killed by government forces during cordon and search operation in his native village. All the business establishments, shops, all educational institutions remained closed and traffic stayed off the roads. Large number of forces personnel […]

India wants to kill Geelani without taking blame: Hurriyat

India wants to kill Geelani without taking blame: Hurriyat

SRINAGAR: Hurriyat Conference on Friday said India wants to kill its chairman Syed Ali Geelani without taking blame. “That is why the government hasn’t produced any written court order regarding the house imprisonment of Syed Ali Geelani since last 7 years,” a spokesperson of the amalgam said in a statement. It said the continuous house […]

Police block road for SMHS ambulance, make way for CRPF vehicle

Police block road for SMHS ambulance, make way for CRPF vehicle

Srinagar: On Friday afternoon, policemen deployed at Kak Sarai Chowk near Shri Maharaja Hari Singh Hospital sealed both sides of the road and barred the movement of dozens of vehicles, including an ambulance that was carrying a patient in critical condition. Laying barricades and razor wires all across the road, the policemen didn’t allow passage […]

Meaninglessness of ‘Two and a Half Front War’

Meaninglessness of ‘Two and a Half Front War’

Indian Army Chief General Bipin Rawat has said the situation in Kashmir will improve soon and the country’s armed forces are fully prepared to thwart any threat to India’s sovereignty. According to media reports quoting Rawat, “India is fully ready for two and a half front war with China, Pakistan and elements posing threat to […]

Testing Times for Kashmir

Testing Times for Kashmir

By Syed Suhail Yaqoob Kashmir is on the brink’, we are about to lose it’, it is highly disturbed place; these are the very sentences that we often find media and politicians resorting to. Although good for public consumption, particularly for Kashmiri people, who are engaged in a battle with India for their human rights, […]

Respecting people’s aspirations only option for Delhi, says Geelani

Respecting people’s aspirations only option for Delhi, says Geelani

SRINAGAR: Stressing a meaningful tripartite talks was the only way to resolve the Kashmir issue, Chairman Hurriyat Conference (G), Syed Ali Geelani, on Friday said that unless the people’s aspirations are addressed with sincerity, no other measures will prove of any avail. In a statement issued here on Friday, Geelani said that India can resolve […]

Geelani appeals people to donate to Tehreek-e-Hurriyat

Geelani appeals people to donate to Tehreek-e-Hurriyat

Srinagar: Chairman Tehreek-e-Hurriyat, Syed Ali Geelani, on Thursday issued a fervent appeal to the people to donate towards Tehreek-e-Hurriyat. He said that Tehreek-e-Hurriyat has always pursued a “noble mission of helping unprivileged”. Appealing for charitable donations in the month of Ramadan, Geelani said that this was the month of “patience, tolerance and sympathy” and the […]

Situation in Kashmir will be normal soon: Bipin Rawat

Situation in Kashmir will be normal soon: Bipin Rawat

Srinagar: Army Chief General Bipin Rawat on Thursday has said the situation in Kashmir will improve soon and the country’s armed forces are fully prepared to thwart any threat to India’s sovereignty. “India is fully ready for two and a half front war with China, Pakistan and elements posing threat to the internal security,” media […]

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