Oldest militant, father to two engineers, killed in Tral gunfight

Oldest militant, father to two engineers, killed in Tral gunfight

Anantnag: The oldest militant in Kashmir, and apparently the last surviving local Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM) militant in police district Awantipora, was killed Wednesday afternoon in a gunfight with government forces here in Tral area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district. Shameem Ahmad Sofi alias Sham Sofi, a resident of Satoora village in Tral, was aged 54 and […]

J&K Accession files: Disclosure of Bucher papers in ‘national interest’, CIC observes

J&K Accession files: Disclosure of Bucher papers in ‘national interest’, CIC observes

New Delhi: The disclosure of files provided by India’s second army chief General Sir Roy Bucher to Nehru Memorial Museum and Library about Jammu and Kashmir related to the period of 1947-49, which may throw light on Accession, is in “national interest”, the Central Information Commission has observed in an order. The Commission stopped short […]

Killings expose ‘false narrative’ of normalcy: PDP

Killings expose ‘false narrative’ of normalcy: PDP

Srinagar: The PDP on Friday demanded the resignation of Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha over the recent civilian killings by militants, saying the administration has “failed” to provide a sense of security to the people. The situation in the Union Territory is alarming and these incidents have exposed the “false” narrative of normalcy […]

Centre responsible for worsening situation: Mehbooba

Centre responsible for worsening situation: Mehbooba

Srinagar: The wrong measures taken by the BJP-led central government are responsible for the “worsening” situation in Jammu and Kashmir, PDP president Mehbooba Mufti said on Friday after visiting the family of a school principal who was killed by militants here. “The situation is worsening day by day and the BJP government is responsible for […]

Omar appeals minorities not to flee Valley

Omar appeals minorities not to flee Valley

Srinagar: Former chief minister and National Conference vice-president, Omar Abdullah on Friday said that the agenda behind the civilian killings has always been to disrupt the communal harmony and urged the minority community not to allow a repeat of the early ‘90s. Talking to reporters in Srinagar, he said that teachers were targeted and the […]

28 civilians killed this year by militants: IGP

28 civilians killed this year by militants: IGP

Urges people especially minority communities not to panic Srinagar: Inspector general of police Kashmir Vijay Kumar on Thursday said that a total 28 civilians have killed by militants so far this year in the Valley. In a statement, he said that a total of 28 civilians have been killed by militants this year. “Out of […]

Three civilians shot dead in Kashmir

Three civilians shot dead in Kashmir

Well-known pharmacist, golgappa seller from Bihar killed in Srinagar and another in Bandipora district SRINAGAR: Three civilians were shot dead on Tuesday within an hour in Kashmir valley, two of them in Srinagar and the third in Bandipora district. Well-known pharmacist Makhan Lal Bindro was shot at his shop in Iqbal Park area of Srinagar […]

India slams Pak for raising Kashmir issue at UN

India slams Pak for raising Kashmir issue at UN

United Nations: Strongly hitting out at Pakistan for again raking up the Kashmir issue at the UN, India has said a constructive contribution cannot be expected from a country that has an established practice of hosting terrorists and is the “epicentre” of global terrorism, and the biggest destabilising force in the world. Counsellor in India’s […]

India hits out at Pak, OIC for raising Kashmir issue at UNHRC

India hits out at Pak, OIC for raising Kashmir issue at UNHRC

New Delhi: India on Wednesday hit out at Pakistan as well as the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) for raising the Kashmir issue at the UN Human Rights Commission and said the grouping has “helplessly” allowed itself to be held “hostage” by Islamabad. At the 48th session of the human rights council, India said Pakistan […]

RSS-backed outfit to involve KP youths in temple restoration in Valley

RSS-backed outfit to involve KP youths in temple restoration in Valley

Jammu: An RSS-affiliated body has decided to rope in the services of Kashmiri Pandit youths for the restoration and renovation of religious places in Kashmir. The RSS’ unit Sanjeevani Sharda Kendra will launch this movement Youth for Seva of Kashyap Bhumi” from its Jammu-based centre, Kendra’s chief Krishen Takroo said. The youths will undertake the […]

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