Curfew in Tral, restrictions in Srinagar today

Curfew in Tral, restrictions in Srinagar today

Srinagar: The district authorities on Saturday imposed a two-day curfew in Tral, the hometown of slain Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani, ahead of his second death anniversary. The announcement of curfew was made by the police in the morning. Police said the curfew will remain in effect till late Sunday evening. “No one should come […]

8th July: The Day that is Etched in the Memory of Kashmiris

8th July: The Day that is Etched in the Memory of Kashmiris

Rameez Bhat Before discussing the role of Burhan Wani in Jammu and Kashmir’s history, it would be prudent to furnish a brief outline over the nature of Jammu & Kashmir. The region is well-nigh a mountainous region and the geo-political position of the state is at variance with the other regions of the subcontinent. It […]

Burhan a role model: Geelani

Burhan a role model: Geelani

SRINAGAR: Chairman Hurriyat Conference Syed Ali Geelani on Saturday said Burhan Wani is a role model whose “martyrdom” is a milestone and an inspiration for generations to come. Geelani said in a statement paid tributes to slain Hizb commander and his associates on their 2nd anniversary saying these “brave-hearts” will be remembered for their exemplary […]

Burhan represents undying spirit of resistance: JKLF

SRINAGAR: Terming the slain Hizb-ul-Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani as a symbol of Kashmiri resistance, Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) on Saturday said the young boy was forced to tread the path of armed resistance. A JKLF spokesperson in a statement said “Indian forces and police tortured Burhan along with his brother Khalid, humiliated his family […]

JRL calls for shutdown

JRL calls for shutdown

Srinagar: The Joint Resistance leadership of Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Yasin Malik on Friday called for a complete shutdown on Saturday to protest against the shifting of Dukhtaran-e-Millat chairperson Aasiya Andrabi and her two associates, Nahida Nasreen and Fahmeeda Sofi, to New Delhi by the National Investigation agency (NIA). The leadership condemned […]

Mirwaiz, Malik detained, Jamia locked

Mirwaiz, Malik detained, Jamia locked

Srinagar: The government on Friday detained the top resistance leadership as well as activists of all the major resistance organisations either in their house or in police stations. While Syed Ali Geelani continues to remain under house detention since 2010, his aide and Tehreek-e-Hurriyat chairperson Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai also continues to be under house detention […]

Militants appear at Burhan Wani’s grave, offer gun salute

Militants appear at Burhan Wani’s grave, offer gun salute

Tral: Militants appeared at the grave of slain Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Muzaffar Wani in Tral town on Friday and offered a gun salute to him, two days ahead of his second death anniversary on July 8. Wani, along with two other militants, was killed on July 8, 2016, in Bemdoora village of Kokernag in […]

Hurriyat (M) condemns Mirwaiz’s house detention, disallowing Friday prayers at Jamia

SRINAGAR: Hurriyat Conference (M) has strongly condemned the house detention of amalgam chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, imposing curbs in downtown Srinagar and disallowing congregational Friday prayers at the historic Jamia Masjid, terming it as an “open aggression”. A spokesperson of the amalgam in a statement said these tactics amount to muzzling of genuine voices by […]

JKLF condemns Malik’s arrest

SRINAGAR: Strongly condemning the arrest of Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chairman Muhammad Yasin Malik, party’s zonal president Noor Muhammad Kalwal said that placing the resistance leaders under house arrest has become a fond hobby of police and the establishment. “Imposing restrictions to suppress people’s voices is no democracy but worst kind of dictatorship which […]