Kashmiri students announce boycott of Sir Syed Day in AMU

Aligarh (UP): Kashmiri students in AMU on Wednesday said they will boycott the annual Sir Syed Day celebrations, including a traditional dinner on Thursday, to express their anguish over the situation in the valley following the revocation of the state’s special status. There are about 1,300 Kashmiri students studying in the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) […]

Kashmir politicians will be released if they back peace: Shahnawaz

Kashmir politicians will be released if they back peace: Shahnawaz

Chandrapur: Senior BJP leader Shahnawaz Hussain on Tuesday said political leaders under house arrest in Kashmir will be released if they cooperate with the administration for maintaining peace. Speaking to reporters in the east Maharashtra city before addressing a campaign rally for the party candidate, Hussain pointed out that (post-paid) mobile services have already become […]

Pak summons Indian envoy over 3 civilian killings along LoC

Pak summons Indian envoy over 3 civilian killings along LoC

Islamabad: Pakistan on Wednesday summoned India’s Deputy High Commissioner Gaurav Ahluwalia to protest over alleged ceasefire violations by Indian troops along the Line of Control (LoC) that killed three civilians. The Foreign Office said that Director-General (South Asia and SAARC) Mohammad Faisal summoned Ahluwalia and condemned the ceasefire violations by the Indian troops in Nezapir […]

Govt suppressed orders related to communications blockade in the Valley, KT editor tells SC

Govt suppressed orders related to communications blockade in the Valley, KT editor tells SC

New Delhi:The GoI and the J&K administration have “suppressed” from the Supreme Court the relevant orders and notifications related to communications shutdown and internet blockade in the valley, a senior journalist has alleged. Executive Editor of Kashmir Times Anuradha Bhasin, who has filed a petition in the apex court on the restrictions imposed by the […]

Woman killed in cross-LoC fire in Poonch

Woman killed in cross-LoC fire in Poonch

Jammu: (PTI) A 24-year-old woman was killed on Tuesday in heavy shelling by the Pakistan Army, targeting villages along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district, officials said. Shameema Akhtar, a resident of Noona-Bandi, was killed in the Pakistani shelling in the Shahpur sector, Poonch District Development Commissioner Rahul Yadav told […]

Solider killed after stepping on mine

Solider killed after stepping on mine

Srinagar: (PTI) An Army soldier died a mine blast in Nowgam sector of Kashmir’s Kupwara district, an Army official said on Tuesday. The soldier was killed when he accidentally stepped on the mine while patrolling in Nowgam on Monday night. Vigil has been stepped up along the border to counter any attempts of infiltration. Press […]

Rajnath tells Pakistan to forget Kashmir and fight terrorism

Chandigarh: (PTI) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday told Pakistan to forget Kashmir and instead fight an “honest battle” against terrorism, warning that no power can stop its disintegration if it continued with its rant and did not mend its ways. He said India was ready to assist Pakistan in the fight against terrorism if […]

Kashmir, Ladakh not just piece of land for us: Modi

Jalgaon: (PTI) Hitting out at the opposition parties for objecting to the government’s decision of abrogating Article 370, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh were not just a piece of land, but “crown of India”. Addressing a rally in Maharashtra’s Jalgaon district to campaign for the BJP for the […]

Highway reopens for traffic after two days

Jammu: (PTI) The strategic Jammu-Srinagar highway reopened for traffic on Sunday after remaining closed for the past two days due to a massive landslide in Ramban district, traffic department officials said. Light motor vehicles (LMVs) were allowed to ply on the highway from both Jammu and Srinagar around 9.30 am after getting clearance from the […]

Day 70: Normal life remains hit

Srinagar: (PTI) Normal life remained hit in Kashmir for the 70th consecutive day on Sunday since the abrogation of Article 370 of the Constitution as the main markets continued to be shut and public transport stayed off the roads, even as the weekly flea market here was open, officials said. The weekly flea market, locally […]