Eid brings little cheer to eyes blinded last year

Eid brings little cheer to eyes blinded last year

SRINAGAR: This year’s Eid is not what it used to be for those who lost their eyes to pellets fired by government troops last year. Many of these victims lost not just their ability to see, but also their family savings or the family’s sole bread earner. “Eid means happiness. For me, happiness is when […]

Delhi sends 1 lac plastic bullets, stronger PAVA shells to Kashmir

Delhi sends 1 lac plastic bullets, stronger PAVA shells to Kashmir

Srinagar: New Delhi has supplied government forces in J&K with more than one lakh plastic bullets to counter protests in the valley. The Hindustan Times reported on Tuesday that GOI has also supplied forces with PAVA (pelargonic acid vanillyl amide, an organic compound found in natural chilli pepper) shells that are more pungent, to increase […]

OIC chief condemns use of force against Kashmiris

OIC chief condemns use of force against Kashmiris

Jeddah: The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has condemned the continued and alarming use of ‘violence by the Indian armed forces’ against the innocent civilians in Kashmir. The OIC Secretary General, Yousef Al-Othaimeen, expressed his sorrow over the recent incidents resulting in death and injury of several Kashmiris. He condemned the continued use of force […]

Unless miseries in JK end, India’s progress incomplete: Mehbooba Mufti

Unless miseries in JK end, India’s progress incomplete: Mehbooba Mufti

JAMMU: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti on Saturday asserted that the growth and progress of the country remains incomplete if effective steps are not taken to get Jammu & Kashmir out of the quagmire of uncertainties and miseries. Addressing a huge gathering of people at Doda after laying the foundation stone of a Medical College at […]

UN rights body again seeks access in Kashmir

UN rights body again seeks access in Kashmir

Srinagar: The United Nations human rights chief has again sought access in to the territory of Jammu and Kashmir, reports said on Wednesday. Reiterating his request for “unconditional access” of his office to the troubled regions of “India-administered Jammu and Kashmir and Pakistan-administered Kashmir”, the UN righst body chief has warned that the denial of […]

We will fire pellets at people who pelt stones: CRPF

We will fire pellets at people who pelt stones: CRPF

Srinagar: The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) has said that their troops will continue to use pellets on those who throw stones at them. “Whosoever will throw stones on our jawans (men), we will react with force. We cannot afford to be sitting ducks and be pelted by stones,” CRPF spokesman Rajesh Yadav told Kashmir […]

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