Internal security improved vastly in last four years: Rajnath

Internal security improved vastly in last four years: Rajnath

NEW DELHI: A joint parliamentary committee has expressed dismay over long working hours of CRPF personnel, who cannot even avail holidays and weekly offs, saying such a situation is neither healthy nor sustainable. The parliamentary standing committee on home affairs, headed by Congress leader P Chidambaram, also said the accommodation provided by the state governments […]

Geelani demands high level probe under UN supervision into Pulwama civilian killings

Geelani demands high level probe under UN supervision into Pulwama civilian killings

Srinagar: Hurriyat (G) chairman Syed Ali Geelani on Sunday demanded a high level probe under the supervision of United Nations into Pulwama civilian killings. In a statement, Geelani also urged the UN to help resolve the long pending Kashmir issue in accordance with the wishes and aspirations of the people. “We have read in history […]

Sehrai appeals UNSG to prevail upon India to stop bloodshed in Kashmir

Sehrai appeals UNSG to prevail upon India to stop bloodshed in Kashmir

Srinagar: Tehreek-e-Hurriyat Chairman Mohammad Ashraf Sehrai on Sunday appealed to the United Nation Secretary General Antonio Guterres to intervene and impress upon India to stop the killings of Kashmiris. Sehrai was referring to a gunfight between government forces and local militants in an orchard in Pulwama’s Sirnoo village on Saturday which led to a day […]

Salahuddin slams world’s silence

Salahuddin slams world’s silence

Srinagar: The chairman of United Jihad Council (UJC) Syed Salahuddin on Sunday said “New Delhi is carrying out its well-formulated policy of genocide in Kashmir and pushing its people to economic disaster while the international community is acting as a mute spectator over India’s oppression in the Valley”. The silence of the international community and […]

LeT condemns police statement on Pulwama killings

LeT condemns police statement on Pulwama killings

Srinagar: Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) chief Mehmood Shah has strongly condemned the police statement on Pulwama killings saying that the police have always adopted “biased and hypocritical” attitude. “If they (police) are true to their statement that people initially opened fire on security forces, then why no bullet hit any of the personnel? Where are the arms […]

Shocked, grieved: Traders Federation Baramulla

Shocked, grieved: Traders Federation Baramulla

Baramulla: The Traders Federation Baramulla on Sunday expressed shock and grief over the civilian killings in south Kashmir’s Pulwama. The statement said: Tairq Ahmad Magloo senior vice president Kashmir Economic Alliance and General Secretary Trader’s Federation Baramulla lashed out at the state administration and Government of India over the innocent killings at Pulwama and alleged […]

Valley turned into theatre of death and destruction: NC

Valley turned into theatre of death and destruction: NC

Srinagar: The National Conference leader Bashir Ahmad Veeri on Sunday expressed dismay over the “impunity and contempt” with which the seven civilians were killed the other day in the Sirnoo hamlet of Pulwama. In a statement, the NC leader castigated the security forces for unleashing bloodbath in Sirnoo village. “The violence and killing spree has […]