Khrew incident a tip of the ice berg: JKLF

SRINAGAR: The JKLF said on Friday that “hooliganism” by Indian army at Khrew is actually a tip of the iceberg as “Indian forces for last 43 days have been terrorising people of Kashmir through this kind of state-sponsored terrorism”. “After killing an innocent educationist in cold blood at Shaar Khrew ordering a so-called inquiry is […]

Tengpora youth’s body exhumed, postmortem done

Tengpora youth’s body exhumed, postmortem done

SRINAGAR: The body of 26-year-old Shabir Ahmad Mir was exhumed on Thursday and a post-mortem conducted on it in the presence of principal district and session judge and sub-district magistrate Srinagar. The order to exhume the body to conduct post-mortem was ordered by the district magistrate Srinagar and it was allowed by Supreme Court on […]

Lashkar posters against ‘pro-India elements’ surface in Batamaloo

Lashkar posters against ‘pro-India elements’ surface in Batamaloo

SRINAGAR: Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) posters asking people to ostracise pro-India people appeared in Batamaloo locality of Srinagar on Thursday morning. There have been unrelenting protests and clashes in Batamaloo area since the killing of Hizb-ul-Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani on July 8. On Monday evening, a teenager Yasir Ahmad Sheikh was shot dead by government forces in […]

Geelani says SHO Magam led night raids in Beerwah

Geelani says SHO Magam led night raids in Beerwah

SRINAGAR: Chairman Hurriyat Conference Syed Ali Geelani on Thursday appealed people to jointly offer Friday prayers at Aripanthan Budgam and pay homage to four people martyred there on Tuesday. Geelani said the Beerwah chalo and joint prayers are to acknowledge the sacrifices of people for the right to self-determination. “The SHO police station Magam Aftab […]

Beating teacher to death will put even Nazis to shame, says Mirwaiz

Beating teacher to death will put even Nazis to shame, says Mirwaiz

Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Thursday welcomed the statement of United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) High Commissioner, Zeid Ra’ad Al Husein in which he had expressed concern over the human rights violations and sought permission of both Indian and Pakistan governments for sending their team inquire about the grave human rights […]

SKUAST teachers, scientists express concern over civilian killings

Srinagar: The Scientists & Teachers Association of SKUAST-K has expressed concern over the continuous killings of civilians across the valley. In a statement issued here, the association said that it is a matter of concern that the prime minister of India did not express a single word of sympathy with families who lost their dear […]

Naeem seeks public cooperation for reopening schools

SRINAGAR: The Government  on Thursday sought cooperation from people for resuming the normal work in government Schools and offered all government facilities required for smooth working of schools in the prevailing situation in Kashmir . Talking to KNS on the resumption of working in government schools, Education Minister Naeem Akhtar said “It is for the […]

Kashmir: A walk through besieged but defiant Batmaloo

Children participate in the sit-in at Batamaloo on Wednesday Danish Zargar Srinagar: “We have earned 80 per cent of our freedom,” says a young man, who serves lunch to the protesters at Batmaloo. Batmaloo, or most of its mohallas surrounding the centrally-located sufi shrine, hardly look liberated: hundreds of troopers and policemen have taken over the […]

Pro-freedom leaders say people attacking ambulances are ‘agents’

Pro-freedom leaders say people attacking ambulances are ‘agents’

SRINAGAR: The joint pro-freedom leadership on Friday reacted sharply to the report of attacks on ambulances, saying the attackers are “government agents” and the police should “nab such elements”. In a statement issued here, they appealed people, especially youth, to strictly abide by the instructions issued by the leadership. “Police and military barbarism is on […]