Policeman killed in Handwara

Policeman killed in Handwara

Srinagar: A police constable died in north Kashmir’s Handwara area on Saturday when suspected militants opened fire on a naka party at Chogal village late in the evening. Sources said that a police party had laid naka in the evening following reports on suspected movements in the area. A load carrier passed through the barricade […]

Malik sent to central jail at midnight

Malik sent to central jail at midnight

Srinagar: Incarcerated JKLF chairman Muhammad Yasin Malik was on Friday night shifted to central jail Srinagar. Malik along with three others was arrested in Pulwama at 2:30pm Friday. A JKLF press release said that the Pulwama police kept Mailk in custody for ten hours without giving him water and at 12.30 in the night shifted […]

Army occupies new health centre in Kupwara

Army occupies new health centre in Kupwara

Srinagar: People of Gund-Goshi area in Kupwara district are protesting the occupation of a public health centre by soldiers of the army. The army has not only occupied the building but also installed several bunkers around it. Gund-Goshi is just three kilometers from the main Kupwara town. Residents say that construction of a new-type primary […]

The quest for peace In South Asia

The quest for peace In South Asia

“Peace need not be impracticable, and war need not be inevitable.” — John F. Kennedy Peace has eluded Kashmir for more than 69 years, every since British sovereignty lapsed on August 15, 1947. The Government of India holds the decisive cards to end Kashmir’s convulsions and carnage on a genocidal scale. No peace formula worth […]

Right to fight the ‘unacceptable’

By Mohsin Manzoor I am a Pakistani when I speak of my freedom or plebiscite; I am an Indian when I speak of neither. I am a double agent when I speak of my rights; I am a collaborator when I don’t. When I fight for my rights ‘unconstitutionally’ I am a terrorist; when I […]

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