Doctors protest harassment of Kashmiri students

Doctors protest harassment of Kashmiri students

SRINAGAR: Doctors and medical students on Saturday expressed solidarity with Kashmiri students harassed in different parts of India and organised a sit-in at Government Medical College in Srinagar on Saturday. Over the last week, at least three incidents of harassment of Kashmiri student have been reported from different states. In Haryana, a Kashmir student was […]

Son in Tihar since 2010, father dies waiting for his glimpse

Son in Tihar since 2010, father dies waiting for his glimpse

Sopore: The eyes of Abdul Khaliq Lillo, 80, closed for ever on Thursday without being able to have a last glimpse of his son Ghulam Geelani Lillo, who is in Tihar Jail in Delhi for the past seven years. Ghulam Geelani Lillo was arrested on January 19, 2010, from Narbal area of Srinagar in a […]

Kashmir issue ‘main stumbling block’ to peace in S Asia: Pak

Kashmir issue ‘main stumbling block’ to peace in S Asia: Pak

ISLAMABAD: The Kashmir issue is the “main stumbling block” to peace in South Asia, Pakistan’s Finance Minister Mohammad Ishaq Dar said on Saturday, underlining that it is the responsibility of the global community to work on the “flash issue” of the region. “I think for regional peace, the global community has a responsibility to work […]

’90s-like situation in Kashmir: Hurriyat (G)

’90s-like situation in Kashmir: Hurriyat (G)

SRINAGAR: The Hurriyat Conference on Saturday condemned what it termed as ‘90s-like crackdown on civilians in Kanelvan, Bijbehara of south Kashmir. It said “resorting to military might, assault and humiliating womenfolk is highly shameful act”. The conglomerate in a statement issued here said the “threat” statements issued by BJP leaders is adding fuel to the […]

Hurriyat (M) to GoI: Ensure safety of Kashmiris outside state

Hurriyat (M) to GoI: Ensure safety of Kashmiris outside state

SRINAGAR: Hurriyat Conference on Saturday expressed “serious concern” over the harassment and intimidation of Kashmir students studying in various colleges and universities of UP, Haryana and Rajasthan by the Hindu extremists. In a statement issued here, a spokesman of Hurriyat (M) said, “If the murderous assault on Kashmiri students is not stopped, their security is […]

Statements of Madhav, Ganga expose Delhi’s ‘genocide policy’: Bar

Statements of Madhav, Ganga expose Delhi’s ‘genocide policy’: Bar

SRINAGAR: Kashmir High Court Bar Association on Friday strongly condemned the statements of Ram Madhav, BJP National General Secretary, and Chander Prakash Gupta, J&K Industries Minister, over their recent statements. While Madhav stated that the idea of using a Kashmiri man as a human shield by army officer was a right thing as “everything was […]

Beyond the Precipice

Beyond the Precipice

Thick discussions around the accruing conditions in Kashmir appear creating a narrative of some imminent and grave danger. There is no doubt that Kashmir is filled with enormous anxiety, mixed of course with equal hope, following the most recent election that could be seen as a comprehensive rejection of all the so-called mainstream claims about […]

The last of the Cups of nun chai – 117 & 118

The last of the Cups of nun chai – 117 & 118

As we present the last of the moments of remembrance from this participatory memorial, by artist Alana Hunt, we would like to remind our readers that Kashmir Reader started serialising this bouquet of conversations and memories from June 11, 2016. In the face of the violence of 2010 in Kashmir, the growing number of dead […]