Engineering student Abid’s plunge into militancy had shocked his village

Engineering student Abid’s plunge into militancy had shocked his village

SHOPIAN: At a time when militant outfit Hizbul Mujahideen was struggling for new recruits, Abid Nazir Chopan, an engineering student on vacation to home, had shocked his family and the entire village of Padderpora by joining militant ranks. This came a few days after Hizbul Mujahideen lost 11 men, including top strategist, in a gunfight […]

Kashmir Crisis: The Way Forward

Kashmir Crisis: The Way Forward

By Gazi Hassan The modern history of Kashmir conflict can be traced back to the Partition of India and the subsequent creation of two new dominions viz. Hindu India and Muslim Pakistan. During this period, the autocratic Dogra ruler Hari Singh was at the helm of affairs in Kashmir who entered into an ‘accession’ with […]

Army chief warns people who come to rescue of militants

Army chief warns people who come to rescue of militants

‘Those waving Pak, IS flags to be dealt as anti-nationals, over ground workers of militants, will face harsh action’ Srinagar: Army chief Bipin Rawat said on Wednesday that people who attempt to come to rescue of militants during anti-militancy operations will be treated as ‘Over Ground Workers’ of militants and those displaying Pakistani and IS […]

We stand with people of Kashmir: Imran Khan

While addressing a gathering at newly opened Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) secretariat in Azad Kashmir, its Chairman, Imran Khan has said that his party is with people of Kashmir. “We stand in solidarity with Kashmiri people and for their rights and freedom,” he said. Khan said that his party will take full part in the coming […]