PDP’s ‘Goli Nahi Boli’ turns hoax: Geelani

PDP’s ‘Goli Nahi Boli’ turns hoax: Geelani

SRINAGAR: Expressing strong reaction and concern over the fresh crackdown on youth and nocturnal raids by police across valley especially in Karimabad Pulwama, Tral, Hajin, Handwara, and subjecting the detained youth to “third degree torture in police stations”, Chairman Hurriyat Conference Syed Ali Geelani on Sunday termed the “rhetoric” of “Goli Nahi Boli” as “hoax”. […]

JK Police hurting self-respect of own people: Rasheed

SRINAGAR: Condemning the raids by police at various places across valley, the AIP president and MLA Langate Er Rasheed on Sunday reiterated his appeal to J&K Police not to encourage an atmosphere that would put masses and the local cops against each other. The Awami Itihad Party (AIP) president was addressing public gatherings at Drusoo […]

Police warns of action against those spreading misinformation on social media

SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir police has warned that action will be taken against all those who are spreading wrong information on social media. A police spokesperson on Sunday afternoon said, “It has come to notice that some unscrupulous elements are updating wrong information that internet services will be shut down in south Kashmir.” “The information […]

Kashmir shuts down against SC stay on Shopian army FIR

Kashmir shuts down against SC stay on Shopian army FIR

SRINAGAR: A complete shutdown was observed in Kashmir on Saturday against the Supreme Court stay on an FIR against army soldiers in the Shopian killing and the killing of Hurriyat activist Mohammad Yousuf Rather alias Yousuf Nadeem. Nadeem, affiliated with the Syed Ali Geelani-led Hurriyat Conference, was killed by unknown gunman in Budgam on February […]

Five arrested in nocturnal crackdown in Pulwama

Five arrested in nocturnal crackdown in Pulwama

PULWAMA: Five persons were arrested in Pulwama village during a nocturnal crackdown on the intervening night of Friday and Saturday. Locals allege that dozens of persons were assaulted by government forces in the middle of the night. The night cordon and search operation (CASO), which was launched after inputs about the presence of militants in […]

Release photojournalist Kamran Yousuf: CPJ tells India

Release photojournalist Kamran Yousuf: CPJ tells India

NEW DELHI: The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has called on Indian authorities, including the National Investigative Agency (NIA), to drop charges against Kashmir photojournalist Kamran Yusuf immediately and to free him. “India’s National Investigative Agency is way out of its league and has no business defining what ‘a real journalist’ should cover,” said Steven […]

Publish photos in newspapers of Handwara massacre’s ‘untraced’ victims: SHRC

Publish photos in newspapers of Handwara massacre’s ‘untraced’ victims: SHRC

Srinagar: The State Human Rights commission (SHRC) has directed the Handwara district administration to publish, in local newspapers, names and photographs of the four “untraced persons” who were killed in Handwara by government forces on October 1, 1990, so that their kin can identify them. Bodies of four persons, namely Ghulam Rasool Malik, Ghulam Rasool […]

Renault Sherpa comes to Kashmir

Renault Sherpa comes to Kashmir

Srinagar: On the cold afternoon of February the 13th, after a 30-hour-long gunfight had ended in the middle of Srinagar, people at Karan Nagar chowk saw a strange vehicle, amid the fleet of government forces’ vehicles leaving the encounter spot. The glistening black heavy armoured vehicle, which stopped for a few minutes at Karan Nagar […]

‘Hizb’ posters castigate Parra for ‘luring’ girls to army tours

‘Hizb’ posters castigate Parra for ‘luring’ girls to army tours

ANANTNAG: Street posters purportedly of militant outfit Hizb-ul-Mujahideen (HM) have appeared in Pulwama stating that People’s Democratic Party (PDP) youth president, Waheed-ur-Rehman Parra, was coaxing some girls to go on a tour with the army. “We have inputs that Waheed Para, who is the creation of Indian agencies, is trying to lure some of our […]