Shopian ‘rebels’ live in hiding

Shopian ‘rebels’ live in hiding

Shopian: Hundreds of men have fled from their homes in villages across Shopian district to escape arrest by police. Most of these men are in the age group of 20-40 years. One of them, a masters student in English Literature at Kashmir University, said that if they are arrested, this new movement for liberating Kashmir […]

Taekwondo champ arrested under PSA, family not told where he is

Taekwondo champ arrested under PSA, family not told where he is

SRINAGAR: The family of an award-winning Taekwondo athlete who has represented Kashmir in all-India tournaments, is unaware of his whereabouts since his imprisonment under Public Safety Act. Sakeena, the mother of the youth, told Kashmir Reader that her son was booked under PSA on September 16, but she was neither given the order nor told […]

Italy says pellet guns against peaceful protesters ‘unbearable’

Italy says pellet guns against peaceful protesters ‘unbearable’

SRINAGAR: Italian defense minister said that use of pellet guns against peaceful protesters in Kashmir is unbearable and cannot be permitted. According to Pakistan media, Italian defense minister Roberta Pinotti called on president Mamnoon Hussain in Islamabad on Monday and discussed matters of mutual interest, overall regional situation, and Indian ‘atrocities’ in Kashmir. The minister, […]

Colleges, banks get ‘legal notice’ on violating protest programme

Colleges, banks get ‘legal notice’ on violating protest programme

Srinagar: A letter asking government functionaries to follow the protest programme and close their offices has been delivered to educational institutions and a few offices. The letter dispatched as a ‘legal notice’ bears the name of an advocate to avoid suspicion by the postal department. The letter has been dispatched to Amar Singh College, SP […]

Court orders Khuram’s release, cops detain him

Court orders Khuram’s release, cops detain him

Srinagar: A court ordered release of noted human rights activist Khuram Parvez while contending that Srinagar executive magistrate’s order, under which he was detained, was “not in accordance with law”. “I am of the opinion that the order passed by the magistrate is not in accordance with the law. Same is liable to be set […]

The girl who led from the front, asking, Hum Kya Chahte?

The girl who led from the front, asking, Hum Kya Chahte?

Gandapora, Shopian: The little girl who used to say that she will give her life for the freedom of Kashmir gave it up just as she said. On Monday she went out to participate in a public rally to demand the Azaadi of Kashmir, and fell to her death, when her tender heart was stunned […]

Pellet guns against peaceful protesters ‘unbearable’: Italy

ISLAMABAD: Italian defense minister said that use of pellet guns against peaceful protesters in Kashmir is unbearable and cannot be permitted. Italian Defense Minister Roberta Pinotti called on Pakistan President Mamnoon Hussain here on Monday and discussed matters of mutual interest, overall regional situation and ‘Indian atrocities in Kashmir’, reports said. The minister said use […]