KTK observes Women’s Day as ‘black day’

Srinagar: Kashmir Tehreek-e-Khawateen (KTK) on Thursday said it has observed the International Women’s Day as “black day”. It is the Day that commemorates the women’s rights and prosperity, and we the women of Jammu Kashmir conflict have nothing to celebrate, chairperson of KTK, Anjum Zamrooda Habib said in a statement. “International Women’s Day is to […]

Observe Jan 26 as ‘black day’: JRL

Observe Jan 26 as ‘black day’: JRL

SRINAGAR: The joint resistance leadership (JRL) comprising Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik has asked people to observe January 26 – the Republic Day of India – as ‘black day’. JRL in a statement issued here asked people to register their strong protest against the “Government of India’s policy of non-resolution […]

JRL calls for protest on Jan 26

JRL calls for protest on Jan 26

Srinagar: The Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) on Tuesday asked people to observe January 26 as a “black day” to register their protest against New Delhi for not resolving Kashmir dispute. In a statement, the JRL comprising Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Mohammad Yasin Malik said that for past 71 years, “people of J&K […]

‘BLACK DAY’: Bar postpones seminar scheduled today

SRINAGAR: In view of the strike call by JRL for observing December 10 as ‘Black-Day’, J&K High Court Bar Association on Sunday decided to postpone its seminar that was scheduled to be held on Monday, December 10 and Thursday December 13 to be held at District Court Complex from 10:30 am to 3:30 pm. Supporting […]

Valley observes shutdown on JRL’s call

Valley observes shutdown on JRL’s call

Srinagar: People in Kashmir observed a shutdown on Saturday to mark the ‘Black Day’ when the Indian Army landed in Kashmir 71 years ago – on October 27. The Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) of Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Yasin Malik had called for the shutdown, as they do every year. In view […]

Oct 27 ‘black day’ in history of Kashmir: Geelani

Oct 27 ‘black day’ in history of Kashmir: Geelani

Srinagar: The Hurriyat (G) chairman Syed Ali Geelani Friday called 27th October 1947 as “the saddest and blackest day in Kashmir history” – a day Indian army landed in the Valley. “It was this day when our long and pathetic days of unrest, slavery and subjugation started,” Geelani said in a statement. “India against all […]

Sehrai asks people to observe shutdown

Sehrai asks people to observe shutdown

Srinagar: The Tehreek-e-Hurriyat (TeH) chairman Mohammad Ashraf Sehrai Friday appealed people to observe the complete shutdown on October 27th to protest the anniversary of the Indian army’s arrival in the Valley in 1947. “The day army landed in Kashmir, we have been witnessing bloodshed,” Sehrai said in a statement. Condemning the killings and arrest spree, […]

‘Darkest day’, says Yasin Malik

‘Darkest day’, says Yasin Malik

Srinagar: The Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chief Yasin Malik Friday described October 27, 1947 as “darkest day and the day of mourning for the Kashmiris”. “Forces are on daily basis killing, destroying and vandalizing residential houses, arresting young and old at will, and international community’s silence is condemnable,” Malik said in his message accroding […]

Bar urges UN to play role in resolving Kashmir dispute

Bar urges UN to play role in resolving Kashmir dispute

Srinagar: In wake of October 27, the members of executive committee of J&K High Court Bar Association, Srinagar Friday called upon the UN to play its effective role in getting 28 resolutions on Kashmir implemented for achieving peace and tranquillity in the sub-continent. The members, according to the statement, said that the people should observe […]

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