Employees protest thwarted, many held

Employees protest thwarted, many held

SRINAGAR: Police on Monday arrested dozens of government employees who were trying to protest the government directions for them to resume duties and use of pellet guns in the Valley. The government recently issued a circular asking the employees to report on their duties. The circular warned absentee employees that they would be denied salaries. […]

New Delhi trying to justify civilian killings: Malik

New Delhi trying to justify civilian killings: Malik

SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chairman, Mohammad Yasin Malik, on Monday said that calling peaceful protesters attackers is an attempt to justify the civilian killings in Kashmir.  He said that finance minister of India Arun Jaitley’s statement was actually demonstrating the “colonial mindset of Indian rulers” vis-à-vis Kashmir. “Brutal killing of yet another […]

New Delhi, its media lying to Indians: Geelani

New Delhi, its media lying to Indians: Geelani

SRINAGAR: Terming Indian finance minister Arun Jaitley’s statement “unrealistic”, chairman Hurriyat Conference (G), Syed Ali Geelani, on Monday said that Jammu and Kashmir is an internationally-recognised dispute and can’t be changed by these “false statements”. He advised Indian politicians to shun their “ego” and “stubbornness”, accept the ground realities and come forward to address this […]

‘Don’t fall prey to deceptive, hypocritical policies of pro-India politicians’

‘Don’t fall prey to deceptive, hypocritical policies of pro-India politicians’

SRINAGAR: Chairperson of Dukahtaran-e-Millat, Syedah Aasiyeh Andrabi, on Monday cautioned people of Kashmir that they shouldn’t fall prey to the “deceptive and hypocritical” policies of pro-India politicians. “Every pro-India party, whether in power or in opposition, are same when it comes to oppressing the Kashmiri people. These people have no concern about the miseries faced […]

No talks within framework of Indian Constitution: Shabir Shah

No talks within framework of Indian Constitution: Shabir Shah

SRINAGAR: The incarcerated chairman of Democratic Freedom Party (DFP), Shabir Ahmad Shah, on Monday rejected the Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s statement that there is a “need to find a permanent and lasting solution to the (Kashmir) problem within the framework of the Constitution”. In a statement issued to press, Shah said J&K is “not a […]

Kashmir issue was on verge of resolution under Atal: Bhagwat

Kashmir issue was on verge of resolution under Atal: Bhagwat

Agra: The Kashmir issue was on the verge of resolution under the then Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat said here but lamented that the later governments did not follow up on Vajpayee’s efforts. “Kashimiri people do not want to live with Pakistan. We should develop nationalistic feelings among the people in […]

Day 45: Curfew intensified

Day 45: Curfew intensified

Srinagar: A strict curfew was imposed in downtown areas of Srinagar on Monday following the death of an 18-year-old from a teargas shell the previous day. All roads leading towards Fateh Kadal, where the slain youth Irfan Fayaz Wani lived, were blocked with concertina wires and forces deployed in strength to thwart any demonstration. Hundreds […]

Modi says there has to be a dialogue

Modi says there has to be a dialogue

New Delhi: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday expressed his “deep concern and pain” over the situation in Kashmir and asked all political parties to work together to find a “permanent and lasting” solution. Making an appeal for restoration of normalcy in the Valley where the unrest entered the 45th day on Monday, Modi […]

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