Normal life resumes in Trehgam

Normal life resumes in Trehgam

Kupwara: After four days of shutdown, clashes, protests and restrictions, normal life resumed in Trehgam, Kralpora and other areas of district Kupwara on Monday. Government offices and private business opened days, while transporters also resumed their services, four days after a local youth was shot dead by army. On Wednesday evening, a local youth Khalid […]

Malik detained after visiting bereaved families: JKLF

Malik detained after visiting bereaved families: JKLF

SRINAGAR: Police on Sunday detained the chairman of Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Muhammad Yasin Malik while he was returning home from south Kashmir, party spokesperson said. In a statement, the spokesperson said Malik had gone to south Kashmir to expresses condolence with the bereaved families. “Yasin sahib along with vice chairman Mushtaq Ajmal and […]

IGP Pani visits Handwara, stresses on people friendly policing

IGP Pani visits Handwara, stresses on people friendly policing

Handwara: `IGP Kashmir Swayam Prakash Pani Sunday visited Handwara and held interaction with the officials and the Jawans at District Police Lines Handwara. DIG north Kashmir Sunil Gupta and SSP Handwara Ghulam Jeelani along with other officers of the District were also present. While addressing the gathering of officials and Jawans at DPL, IGP stressed […]

Shutdown continues in Trehgam against killing of youth

Shutdown continues in Trehgam against killing of youth

Baramulla: By the orders of the district magistrate, all educational institutions including colleges and private schools remained closed in Kupwara and Handwara, expect in Keran and Tangdar areas, on Saturday. Mobile internet services which were blocked by the authorities in the district soon after the killing of a local youth, Khalid Ahmad Malik, by the […]

Martyrs’ Day: Jamia locked, Mirwaiz detained

Martyrs’ Day: Jamia locked, Mirwaiz detained

Srinagar: Government authorities imposed restrictions and detained resistance leaders while the people of Kashmir observed a complete shutdown to mark Martyrs’ Day, the date when 22 Kashmiri Muslims were killed by forces of the Hindu Dogra ruler of Jammu and Kashmir in 1931. Strict restrictions on public movement were imposed across Kashmir and particularly around […]

Mehbooba warns Delhi of militancy, Omar mocks her hypocrisy

Mehbooba warns Delhi of militancy, Omar mocks her hypocrisy

Srinagar: Former chief minister and PDP president Mehbooba Mufti on Friday warned that any attempts by “New Delhi” to “break PDP” will create “more Salahuddins and Yasin Maliks” in Kashmir, a reference to the manipulation of state elections in 1987 that led Syed Salahuddin and Yasin Malik, among many others, to turn to militancy. Talking […]

Advisor Kumar visits Mazar-e-Shohada, pays floral tributes

Advisor Kumar visits Mazar-e-Shohada, pays floral tributes

SRINAGAR: Advisor to Governor K Vijay Kumar visited Mazar-e-Shohada at Naqashband Sahib (RA) here on Friday to offer floral tributes to the 1931 martyrs. He laid wreaths over the graves of the martyrs. Chief Secretary B V R Subrahmanyam, Director General of Police S P Vaid, Divisional Commission Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan, IGP Kashmir S […]

Clashes in Trehgam after march to graveyard blocked

Clashes in Trehgam after march to graveyard blocked

Kupwara: A day after the funeral of Khalid Ahmad Malik who was killed in army firing, clashes erupted in Trehgam area of Kupwara on Friday afternoon after a large number of people from the youth’s village took to the streets and held protests against his killing. Shouting slogans, the people marched towards the graveyard where […]

On Kashmir’s Politics: Privations, Permutations and Combinations

On Kashmir’s Politics: Privations, Permutations and Combinations

By Fayaz Ganie It took great deliberations and time for the parties to knit a coalition in Jammu and Kashmir. They kept the state in uncertainty at two occasions and created a coalition which they called revolutionary step in the history of the politics of the state, a respect towards the aspirations of the electorate […]