‘No scope for politics of hatred, stubbornness in changing global scenario’

‘No scope for politics of hatred, stubbornness in changing global scenario’

SRINAGAR: Hurriyat Conference (M) on Monday organised a commemorative meet at Town Hall, Kupwara, in north Kashmir to pay tributes to “Shaheed-e-Millat” Mirwaiz Muhammad Farooq, “Shaheed-e-Hurriyat” Khawja Abdul Gani Lone and martyrs of Hawal. As per a statement issued here, the function was presided over the conglomerate’s executive council member and People’s Conference chairman Bilal […]

1990 revolution was not outcome of any election rigging, says Yasin Malik

1990 revolution was not outcome of any election rigging, says Yasin Malik

Srinagar: The participation in Indian elections means disregarding the sacred sacrifices rendered by the martyrs. This was stated by the jailed chairman of JKLF Mohammad Yasin Malik while recalling the struggle and sacrifices rendered by Kashmiri resistance leader Ashfaq Majeed Wani. “Ashfaq Majeed Wani was a born leader and the days and years of his […]

And the Saga Continues….

And the Saga Continues….

On February 11, 1984, Maqbool Bhat, co-founder of the Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front(JKLF) was hanged. On the 9th of February, 2013, Afzal Guru was hanged. And in January, 2017, Muzaffar Ahmed Rather was awarded the death sentence by a West Bengal sub divisional court. All the men , in one form or the other, […]

Maqbool Bhat and Burhan Wani:  The Burden of Kashmir’s History

Maqbool Bhat and Burhan Wani:  The Burden of Kashmir’s History

By Wajahat Qazi   Two words ‘nimbus’ and ‘nebula’ perhaps best describe the collective conscious of Kashmir.  The former means a ‘large gray rain cloud’ and the latter refers to a diffuse astronomical object which appears as a dark form or shadow against luminous or bright matter’. Kashmir’s collective conscious defined by melancholy then is […]

On Guru’s anniversary: Geelani reiterates demand for mortal remains

On Guru’s anniversary: Geelani reiterates demand for mortal remains

SRINAGAR: Hurriyat Conference (G) chairman Syed Ali Geelani on Thursday reiterated demand for the return of mortal remains of both Mohammad Maqbool Bhat and Mohammad Afzal Guru who were hanged in Delhi’s Tihar jail in 1984 and 2013. In a statement Geelani said though it was purely a human issue, India is very reluctant to […]

Nayeem Khan under house arest

Nayeem Khan under house arest

Srinagar: National Front chairman Nayeem Ahmad Khan was put under house arrest by the authorities on Thursday. A spokesman of his outfit said a large contingent of police was deployed outside his house on Wednesday evening and Khan was informed that he would not be allowed to move out of his house. Spokesperson has strongly […]

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