Poll boycott campaign: JKLF leaders visit old city

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Monday said that its leaders and activists continued with the election boycott campaign even as police has intensified its “crackdown” against the pro-independence group. “As JKLF chairman Mohammad Yasin Malik along with senior front leaders advocate Bashir Ahmad Bhat, leaders Bashir Ahmad Kashmiri and Mohammad Azeem Zargar remain […]

Doda: Seminar organized in memory of Asiya Jeelani

Doda: The Forum for Peace and Cevelopment (FPD) on Monday organized a seminar here to pay homage to the woman human rights defender Asiya Jeelani who died in a blast in Kupwara district while monitoring Lok Sabha elections in 2004. The seminar was held at Alhira Public School Doda, in which students from various educational […]

Girl drowns in stream, another rescued

Bilal Habib Pampore: A minor girl drowned while another was rescued after they slipped into a Nullah near their home in south Kashmir’s Shopian district on Monday. Cousins Rabia Jan daughter of Gulam Rasool Wagay and Aaliya Jan daughter of Khursheed Ahmad Wagay–both aged 12– slipped into the Nullah at Narpora while playing outside their […]

Exchange of hostile statements between Mirwaiz, Geelani ‘extremely painful’: Yasin Malik

Srinagar: A day after Hurriyat Conference (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq accused Hurriyat (G) chief Syed Ali Geelani of trying to be “godfather and sole conscience keeper of Kashmir’s freedom movement,” JKLF chairman Mohammad Yasin Malik on Sunday termed the exchange of hostile statements between Geelani and Mirwaiz as “most unfortunate” and said that at […]

Degradation of moral values would have negative fallout on ‘freedom struggle’: Mirwaiz

Degradation of moral values would have negative fallout on ‘freedom struggle’: Mirwaiz

Srinagar: Terming the contribution of people from all walks of life towards reforming the society as inevitable, Hurriyat Conference (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooqon Sunday stressed upon the ulema, civil society, religious institutions and parents to play their role in that regard. In connection with the social reform campaign, Mirwaiz while addressing a gathering at […]