Kashmir Pandit employee killed inside office in Budgam

Kashmir Pandit employee killed inside office in Budgam

Pandits protest in Budgam, Pulwama, block NH 44 in Anantnag Anantnag: Kashmiri Pandit, an employee of the Revenue department in Budgam district, was shot at and killed by unidentified pistol-borne militants inside his chamber at the Tehsil office Chadoora in Budgam. Following the killing, hundreds of Kashmiri Pandits, living in secure colonies in different parts […]

At least 168 militants operating in J&K, 75 killed this year: Army

At least 168 militants operating in J&K, 75 killed this year: Army

Jammu: At least 168 militants are operating in Jammu and Kashmir while 75 have been killed in encounters with security forces this year, officials said. Among those neutralised include 21 foreign militants, they pointed out. In the past 11 months, 11 militants were encountered and 12 infiltration bids were foiled in the vicinity of the […]

Pakistan’s Parliament passes resolution denouncing delimitation exercise in J&K

Pakistan’s Parliament passes resolution denouncing delimitation exercise in J&K

Islamabad: Pakistan’s Parliament on Thursday unanimously passed a resolution denouncing the alleged Indian attempt of demographic changes in Kashmir through a delimitation commission. Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, who moved the resolution, said that the alleged Indian move is aimed at artificially altering the electoral strength of the Muslim majority in Jammu and Kashmir, state-owned […]

Rapid growth in locals joining militant ranks: Officials

Rapid growth in locals joining militant ranks: Officials

New Delhi: The “exponential growth” in local youngsters joining militant ranks in Kashmir over the last two years is a cause of concern for the security establishment with officials saying such operatives constitute about 60 per cent of the total active strength, CRPF sources said on Wednesday. At the same time, as per the sources, […]

Editors Guild welcomes SC order on sedition law

Editors Guild welcomes SC order on sedition law

New Delhi: The Editors Guild of India on Wednesday welcomed the interim order of the Supreme Court staying the application of the sedition law. The Guild welcomes this interim order as sedition law has been used far too often by central and state governments against journalists in an effort to curb independent reporting, it said […]

Pak Foreign Minister writes to top UN officials highlighting Kashmir issue

Pak Foreign Minister writes to top UN officials highlighting Kashmir issue

Pak Foreign Minister writes to top UN officials highlighting Kashmir issue ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s newly-appointed Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has written a letter to the top UN officials highlighting the Kashmir issue, the Foreign Office said on Wednesday. The letter addressed to the President of the UN Security Council and the UN Secretary General was […]

People have to unite to fight attack on dignity: Mehbooba

People have to unite to fight attack on dignity: Mehbooba

Srinagar: PDP president Mehbooba Mufti on Wednesday said people of Jammu and Kashmir will have to unite to fight back the attack on their dignity and identity. “There is no way out because of the circumstances Jammu and Kashmir is going through after August 2019, these circumstances demand that we unite. People from all walks […]

Yasin Malik pleads guilty before Delhi court in terrorism case

Yasin Malik pleads guilty before Delhi court in terrorism case

New Delhi: JKLF chief Mohammad Yasin Malik on Tuesday pleaded guilty to all the charges, including those under the stringent Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA), before a Delhi court in a case related to alleged terrorism and secessionist activities that disturbed the Kashmir valley in 2017, court sources said. They said Malik told the court […]

In Jammu, opposition parties announce joint struggle against delimitation report

In Jammu, opposition parties announce joint struggle against delimitation report

Announce All Parties United Morcha comprising Congress, NC, PDP, CPI and social orgs Jammu: Major opposition parties, including the Congress, NC and PDP, on Monday announced a joint struggle against the recently released final report of the delimitation commission on Jammu and Kashmir. The announcement was made after a three-hour long meeting of the parties […]

China’s intent has been to keep boundary issue ‘alive’: Army Chief

China’s intent has been to keep boundary issue ‘alive’: Army Chief

New Delhi:The basic issue with China remains the resolution of the boundary question but Beijing’s intent has been to keep it “alive”, Army Chief Gen Manoj Pande said on Monday, asserting that Indian troops are adequately deployed to deal with any situation along the frontier. Gen Pande said the Army’s aim is to restore the […]

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