Media, Mosque and Madrassa: Restructuring the Theory

Media, Mosque and Madrassa: Restructuring the Theory

Kashmir is a readymade dish, which every Indian leader has been and continues serving to its electorate and a timely script is written in advance. Playing the Kashmir card has its own advantages By Shahid Lone The recently revealed Indian Home Ministry (MHA) report which aims to further split and coerce Kashmiris does not come […]

Transparency International India awards KR journalist

Transparency International India awards KR journalist

Srinagar: Transparency International India along with JK RTI Movement Tuesday awarded Moazum Mohammad, Bureau Chief, daily Kashmir Reader in appreciation of his work on public issues especially RTI, corruption and Tosamaidan issue. Pertinently, Moazum is the first journalist to report about Tosamaidan issue in 2010. The award was given to Moazum today by Justice (Retd) […]

Policeman turns gun on colleagues in Afghanistan, kills 11

Policeman turns gun on colleagues in Afghanistan, kills 11

Srinagar: Reports quoting Afghan officials said on Tuesday that at least 11 police officers have been shot and killed by a fellow policeman at a checkpoint in the southern Helmand province. As per reports the policeman turned his rifle on his colleagues and killed them late Monday night in Lashkar Gah, the provincial capital. The […]

Rain, light snow to lash J&K

Rain, light snow to lash J&K

Srinagar: A three-day long spell of rain and snow was forecast for Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday as an overcast night sky caused night temperatures to rise, reports said. “There is a likelihood of isolated to widespread rain in the plains during this period while light snowfall is likely to occur in the mountains,” reports […]

Palhalan youths released

Palhalan youths released

Srinagar: Authorities on Tuesday released all youths arrested in Palhalan, sources said. As reported already police had arrested many youths since some days in Palhalan after local protesters failed a search operation in the area. Police sources said all the youth released as they had to appear in exams. “Their admit cards were verified and […]

Hajin residents protest against PHE Deptt

Hajin residents protest against PHE Deptt

Hajin: The residents of Vijpara Tehsil of Hajin in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district Tuesday staged protests at Hajin Tundpora against non availability of drinking water in their locality. Chanting slogans against Public Health Engineering (PHE) department, scores of men and women gathered near Tundpora and blocked Hajin–Srinagar road to press their demand. “We are facing […]

Police intensify arrest spree in Palhalan

Police intensify arrest spree in Palhalan

Police have intensified its crackdown on the residents of Palhallan, especially youths who according to police are involved in stone pelting cases. Sources said that 15 local boys including 3 minors have been arrested since the search operation of forces was fully disrupted in the area some 6 days back. They said that all these […]

Massive landslide closes Sgr-Jmu highway

Massive landslide closes Sgr-Jmu highway

Srinagar: Srinagar-Jammu highway was closed on Tuesday for vehicular traffic after it was blocked by the massive landslide in the Mehad Nallah area of Ramban sector late yesterday evening. A senior traffic department official said that road clearance work has been commenced this morning and will take at least 14 hours to clear the landslide […]

Kashmir: Court extends stay on Masarat’s bail till Mar 10

Kashmir: Court extends stay on Masarat’s bail till Mar 10

Bandipora: A court on Monday extended stay on the bail order to Muslim League chairman and senior Hurriyat Conference leader Masarat Alam Bhat by 12 more days. Alam, who is currently being detained at Police Station Sumbal, had been granted bail by Chief Judicial Magistrate Bandipora in a case (FIR no. 53/2015) on February 21. […]

Bullying won’t work: Joint Resistance

Bullying won’t work: Joint Resistance

Srinagar: The Joint Resistance Leadership said on Monday that “bullying, intimidations and inducements” cannot suppress Kashmiris. Several leaders of the resistance groupings and parties demonstrated at Press Enclave against a recent media report that had said Home ministry has suggested the “control of mosques and media” besides a host of other measures to control Kashmir […]

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