Rajnath assures permanent solution to Kashmir

NEW DELHI: Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday assured to find a permanent solution to the Kashmir problem, adding that India won’t fall prey to Pakistan’s tactics to destabilise the country. ‘‘Few elements are deluding the Kashmiri youth. I ensure that we will find a permanent solution to the Kashmir problem,’’ Singh said at an […]

History of Armed Struggles in Kashmir-II

History of Armed Struggles in Kashmir-II

By Professor A G Mir With 16th March,1846, a new phase started in the history of Jammu and Kashmir State. On defeating the Sikhs, the British sold or in real sense gifted our State to Gulab Singh Dogra of Jammu as a reward to what some writers describe as his “treachery against the Sikhs.” It […]

Guns and Bullets versus Stones

Guns and Bullets versus Stones

The Indian Army is facing a “dirty war” in Jammu and Kashmir which has to be fought through “innovative” ways, Indian Army Chief General Bipin Rawat has said, stoutly defending the use of a Kashmiri as a ‘human shield’ by a young officer. “This is a proxy war and proxy war is a dirty war. […]

Kashmir handed over to army: Mirwaiz

Kashmir handed over to army: Mirwaiz

SRINAGAR: Chairman Hurriyat Conference (M) Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Monday said the statements coming from New Delhi show that Government of India has decided to “openly admit that it has handed over Kashmir to its army”. In a statement issued here, Mirwaiz, who continues to be under house arrest, said that New Delhi has granted […]

India slowly becoming fascist state: Malik

India slowly becoming fascist state: Malik

Srinagar: Reacting over the statement of General Rawat, the Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chairman Muhammad Yasin Malik on Monday said the “horrible desire of Indian army chief to kill every Kashmiri” shows “criminal” mindset of Indian rulers and their forces. Rawat had on Sunday said, “I wish these people, instead of throwing stones at […]

Army finding excuses to massacre Kashmiris: Shah

Army finding excuses to massacre Kashmiris: Shah

Srinagar: The chairman of Democratic Freedom Party (DFP) Shabir Ahmad Shah on Monday said New Delhi has no solution for Kashmir as India’s political and military leadership is “itself caught in a quagmire of confusion”. Shah in a statement issued here said, “There is a deep contradiction in statements of Rajnath Singh, Amit Shah, and […]

Sabzar given hero’s farewell

Sabzar given hero’s farewell

Militant appears at funeral, greeted with hugs and kisses TRAL: Despite the curfew-like restrictions in all the major towns of south Kashmir, thousands of people reached Rathsuna village in Tral on Sunday to participate in the funeral prayers of slain Hizb commander Sabzar Ahmad Bhat. A large number of youth had since early morning started […]

Valley simmers with anger

Valley simmers with anger

Srinagar: A great bandobast was made across Kashmir on Sunday to prevent people from protesting against the killing of Hizbul commander Sabzar Bhat and his associate in Tral on Saturday. Barricades and razor wires were laid across roads with large number of paramilitary and police troops imposing curfew. Despite these military-style restrictions, people clashed with […]

Sabzar only asked for prayers: mother

Sabzar only asked for prayers: mother

TRAL: Jana Begum, the mother of Sabzar Ahmad Bhat, was not shedding tears for her son amid the gathering of mourners at her home in Rathsuna village of Tral on Sunday. “I have not wept, at all, over the martyrdom of my son. It was he who told me to not weep over his shahadat […]

Restrictions to continue: Govt

Restrictions to continue: Govt

SRINAGAR: According to the district magistrate Srinagar, in view of the prevailing law and order situation, strict restrictions will remain imposed today within the territorial jurisdiction of seven police stations of Srinagar district, including Khanyar, Nowhatta, Safakadal, M R Gunj, Rainawari, Kralkhud, Maisuma. The DM ordered that all the colleges and schools in Srinagar will […]