Valley simmers with anger

Valley simmers with anger

Srinagar: A great bandobast was made across Kashmir on Sunday to prevent people from protesting against the killing of Hizbul commander Sabzar Bhat and his associate in Tral on Saturday. Barricades and razor wires were laid across roads with large number of paramilitary and police troops imposing curfew. Despite these military-style restrictions, people clashed with […]

Sabzar only asked for prayers: mother

Sabzar only asked for prayers: mother

TRAL: Jana Begum, the mother of Sabzar Ahmad Bhat, was not shedding tears for her son amid the gathering of mourners at her home in Rathsuna village of Tral on Sunday. “I have not wept, at all, over the martyrdom of my son. It was he who told me to not weep over his shahadat […]

Restrictions to continue: Govt

Restrictions to continue: Govt

SRINAGAR: According to the district magistrate Srinagar, in view of the prevailing law and order situation, strict restrictions will remain imposed today within the territorial jurisdiction of seven police stations of Srinagar district, including Khanyar, Nowhatta, Safakadal, M R Gunj, Rainawari, Kralkhud, Maisuma. The DM ordered that all the colleges and schools in Srinagar will […]

Curfew pass made impediment to press movement

Curfew pass made impediment to press movement

Srinagar: Journalists continue to be harassed and prevented from doing their duties by the government forces. Both on Saturday and on Sunday, government forces restricted the movement of journalists when they were out to do their professional duties. Many media persons, including this reporter, were denied passage and asked to seek a curfew pass from […]

We will fire pellets at people who pelt stones: CRPF

We will fire pellets at people who pelt stones: CRPF

Srinagar: The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) has said that their troops will continue to use pellets on those who throw stones at them. “Whosoever will throw stones on our jawans (men), we will react with force. We cannot afford to be sitting ducks and be pelted by stones,” CRPF spokesman Rajesh Yadav told Kashmir […]

Modi govt will resolve Kashmir issue: Rajnath

Modi govt will resolve Kashmir issue: Rajnath

Srinagar: Narendra Modi led government in India will find a permanent solution to the Kashmir issue, Indian Home Minister, Rajnath Singh, said during an interview with the Delhi based India Today TV channel on Sunday. Singh said even as the government cannot provide a definite time frame on the Kashmir issue, a problem that has […]

Porter killed on LoC: Army

Porter killed on LoC: Army

Srinagar: An Army porter was killed while another sustained injuries in a ceasefire violation by Pakistani troops along the Line of Control in Keran sector of Kashmir. An Army official said, “Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire along the LoC in Keran sector yesterday by resorting to unprovoked firing, resulting in death of one army porter […]

The Kill Lust

The Kill Lust

A pall of gloom eerily akin to the ambiance and mood that befell Kashmir after Burhan Wani’s killing has fallen again on the vale after the killing of Sabzar Ahmad- the twenty something successor of Wani. Soon after the news of Sabzar’s killing broke out, Kashmir witnessed a combination of a demonstration of solidarity and […]