8 injured in clashes at Anantnag, shutdown in Kulgam, Pampore

8 injured in clashes at Anantnag, shutdown in Kulgam, Pampore

Anantnag: A complete shutdown was observed for the third consecutive day on Monday in Kulgam district, parts of Anantnag district, and in Pampore to mourn the killings of three Lashkar-e-Toiba militants. In main town Kulgam, Yaripora, Khudwani, Waimoh and many adjoining villages a complete shutdown was observed. Business establishments, offices, colleges and schools remained closed […]

Forces ransack Bandipora village

Forces ransack Bandipora village

Bandipora: Villagers of Ashtengoo in north Kashmir’s Bandipora on Monday alleged that army soldiers barged into their houses and ransacked property, besides thrashing several people, including women. The villagers said they had blocked the road in protest against the killings of local youth Naseer Ahmad Sheikh and local policeman Shahzad Ahmad, who were killed in […]

Another Shopian village suffers army’s vandalism

Another Shopian village suffers army’s vandalism

SHOPIAN: Continuing their attacks on Shopian villages, army soldiers allegedly vandalised Saidpora-Payin village on Monday evening, damaging dozens of vehicles which the villagers had parked in streets, courtyards and on road sides. A resident of the village (name withheld) told Kashmir Reader that as soon as the army soldiers reached the village, they started smashing […]

Civilian critically injured in forces firing

Civilian critically injured in forces firing

PULWAMA: A man was critically injured allegedly in forces firing near Drobgam village of Pulwama district on Monday evening. He was identified as Altaf Ahmed Dar of Pakharpora. Dar immediately rushed to district hospital Pulwama where from he was referred to SMHS Hospital Srinagar on the basis of severity of his injuries. “He had been […]

Delhi using NIA as war weapon: Resistance camp

Delhi using NIA as war weapon: Resistance camp

SRINAGAR: The joint resistance camp on Monday said NIA is being used as a war weapon against the leadership with its main objective to harass them. It also warned Indian authorities of “dire consequences” if the agencies’ moves are not stopped forthwith. “We are seriously deliberating over this issue and are in continuous consultation with […]

The Under Dog’s Secret: Never Give Up!

The Under Dog’s Secret: Never Give Up!

Ecstatic joy is the word that perhaps best describes the general mood that descended upon Kashmir after Pakistan’s emphatic and convincing victory over India. The question is why? Two broad interpretations can be made about the victory. One pertains to Kashmir and the other has a tangential bearing on it but ,in the main , […]

Kashmir: A Hell in Heaven

Kashmir: A Hell in Heaven

The tragedy for the Kashmiri people started when the British after winning the Anglo-Sikh war of 1846 decided to sell the valley of Kashmir to Hindu Raja Gulab Singh of Jammu for mere 7.5 million Nanak Shahi rupees

‘Indian ceasefire violations have taken 832 lives in PaK’

‘Indian ceasefire violations have taken 832 lives in PaK’

Islamabad: ‘Unprovoked firing’ by the Indian forces across the Line of Control (LoC) has taken 832 lives while 3,000 have been injured and 3,300 houses been damaged, the director general (DG) of the Disaster Management Authority (DMA) informed Pakistan National Assembly’s Standing Committee on Kashmir Affairs Monday. Presided over by PML-N MNA Khalil George, the […]

Pak army, locals celebrate cricket win along LOC

Pak army, locals celebrate cricket win along LOC

BARAMULLA: Soon after Pakistan cricket team defeated India in ICC Champions Trophy final match by 180 runs, the Pakistani army posted along the line of control in Uri fired hundreds of bullets in air to celebrate the win while the local villagers of Pakistani administration Kashmir (PaK) living along the line of control celebrated the […]