NEW DELHI: India-Pakistan relations are “chronically accident-prone”, says former External Affairs Minister K Natwar Singh, who feels that the future lies in the past as the two countries carry too much baggage. He says Pakistan’s one-point programme is Kashmir but there is “Kashmir fatigue” in the world. Singh, 87, also says that India made a […]
In address streamed live on social media, says J&K ‘reeling under slavery’ since 1947
Srinagar: The State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) Tuesday issued a notice to Deputy Commissioner and Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP), Ganderbal asking them to file a report about alleged torture of two persons at Warapahow, Ganderbal by army on November 6. The notice was issued in response of the petition filed by rights activist Muhammad […]
Jammu and Kashmir is unlikely to have a popular government anytime soon as the Government of India (GoI) may recommend a spell of President’s rule at the expiry of Governor’s rule on December 19, official sources said.
Under the Constitution of Jammu and Kashmir, there is no provision for extension of Governor’s rule.
Srinagar: The State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) has directed the Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Srinagar to file a report with respect to Gawkadal Massacre, 1990, by January 28, 2019, or else remain present in person before the commission and explain the delay in filing the report. The commission passed the direction after it was […]
A militant was killed in a brief gunfight with government forces in north Kashmir’s police district Handwara on Sunday afternoon.
SRINAGAR: Police have set up a bunker inside Pratap Park in the city centre and are refusing to budge. Police have also kept keys of the park gate towards the Maulana Azad (MA) Road to themselves, since the third week of October this year when this bunker was set up, said Nazir Ahmad, a floriculture […]
London: The National Conference leader Omar Abdullah has said Prime Minister Imran Khan-led Pakistan government must to do some soul searching on India’s legitimate concerns to make way for a process of engagement on Kashmir. Omar stated this on the side-lines of the event in London on Friday. “While a one-off summit-based approach is not […]
A district commander was among two Hizbul Mujahideen militants killed in a brief, early Saturday morning gunfight here in Tikken
PAMPORE: A complete shutdown was observed in Tral area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Saturday to mourn the death of Pakistani Jaish-e-Mohammad militant. All shops business establishments and schools remained closed in the town while traffic remained off from the roads. The shutdown was also observed in adjoining villages of Tral to mourn the […]