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 […]

Of Shopian Double Murder Rape Case and Indian Rhetoric

Of Shopian Double Murder Rape Case and Indian Rhetoric

By Arshid Aziz The two young women on the 29th day of May 2009 went to their apple orchard at Bongam, Shopian and did not come back home. Next morning, at the crack of dawn, the two dead bodies of Asiya and Nelofar were mysteriously found in Rambiaara. As soon as the news spread about […]

Aiyar-led delegation ‘another drop in the ocean’

Aiyar-led delegation ‘another drop in the ocean’

SRINAGAR: In the past decade-and-a-half, eight Indian political delegations have come to Kashmir to hold dialogue with pro-freedom groups, apart from interacting with the ‘people’. None of them has made any difference to India’s policy on Kashmir. The recommendations of these delegations gather dust in New Delhi, even as one uprising after the other erupts […]

Sacrifices show firmness: Lashkar

Sacrifices show firmness: Lashkar

SRINAGAR: Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) chief, Mehmood Shah, while paying tributes to Hizbul Mujahideen Commander, Sabzar Ahmed, and his associates, on Saturday said the sacrifices of people and “mujahidin” shows firmness in their fight against “illegal Indian occupation”. Shah in a statement issued to a local news agency GNS said, “Today, the entire Kashmiri nation is in […]

Restrictions in Valley till further orders: Govt

Restrictions in Valley till further orders: Govt

SRINAGAR: Strict restrictions would be imposed in parts of the Valley on Sunday to prevent protests against the killing of Sabzaar Bhat and his associate. According to the district magistrate Srinagar, strict restrictions have will be imposed within the territorial jurisdiction of seven police stations of Srinagar district, including Khanyar, Nowhatta, Safakadal, M R Gunj, […]