Syed Ali Geelani: End of an era

Syed Ali Geelani: End of an era

Syed Ali Geelani was born on September 29, 1929, to Syed Peer Shah Geelani of Zoori Munz village in Tehsil Bandipora which then formed a part of Baramulla district. Geelani received his preliminary education at Sopore, and finished his studies at the Oriental College, Lahore (Pakistan). Geelani spent his boyhood in the headquarters of Plebiscite […]

‘Restrictions, internet suspension in Valley’

‘Restrictions, internet suspension in Valley’

Srinagar: The Inspector General of Police Kashmir zone, Vijay Kumar on Wednesday said that restrictions have been imposed in the valley including suspension of internet services. The IGP said that the restrictions have been imposed in view of the death of Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani. Syed Ali Shah Geelani, a top Hurriyat leader […]

Usman Majid writes to LG of ‘whispers’ that militants planning to use IEDs, mines

Usman Majid writes to LG of ‘whispers’ that militants planning to use IEDs, mines

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Apni Party vice-president and former minister Usman Majid has expressed apprehensions about the use of improvised explosive devices (IEDs) and land mines by militants, following Taliban’s takeover of Afghanistan, and sought measures to deal with it. Majid, a counter insurgent-turned-politician who miraculously escaped several attempts on his life, including a car […]

PAGD in belligerent mood, says consequences of ‘humiliating’ people of J&K will be ‘dangerous’

PAGD in belligerent mood, says consequences of ‘humiliating’ people of J&K will be ‘dangerous’

Alliance passes resolution for restoration of Articles 370, 35A SRINAGAR: The People’s Alliance for Gupkar Declaration (PAGD) on Tuesday came out with a surprisingly angry and challenging tone against New Delhi, saying that the Narendra Modi government at the centre is demeaning and disrespecting the people of JK. This was said by PAGD spokesperson M […]

Hoax of BJP’s ‘Naya Kashmir’ is a joke now: PAGD

Hoax of BJP’s ‘Naya Kashmir’ is a joke now: PAGD

Srinagar: On the eve of the second anniversary of the abrogation of Article 370 and bifurcation of Jammu and Kashmir into union territories, the People’s Alliance for Gupkar Declaration (PAGD) on Wednesday said the hoax of BJP’s “Naya Kashmir” is a joke now as people have started questioning the futility of the August 2019 move. […]

Politicians can’t mourn for long: Omar

Politicians can’t mourn for long: Omar

Srinagar: Two years after the special status of Jammu And Kashmir was abrogated and he was detained for 234 days, NC leader Omar Abdullah said on Wednesday that after initially being “deeply jaded” he had realised that as a politician he didn’t have the right to “mourn” for long and could not let down the […]

Aug 5 to be remembered as day of disempowerment: PC

Aug 5 to be remembered as day of disempowerment: PC

Srinagar: On the eve of the second anniversary of revocation of Jammu and Kashmir’s special status, the People’s Conference on Wednesday said August 5 will perpetually be remembered as a dark day and a day of disempowerment in the history of the erstwhile state. “August 5th is seen as a day of disempowerment, a reminder […]

BJP welcomes

BJP welcomes

Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir BJP chief Ravinder Raina on Sunday welcomed the Jammu and Kashmir administration’s decision to deny security clearance for passports and other government services to all those involved in stone-pelting or subversive activities. Raina said it is a great step and would serve as a severe blow to those elements conspiring against […]

12 years of loss and pain finally over as Bashir returns home from jail in Gujarat

12 years of loss and pain finally over as Bashir returns home from jail in Gujarat

Accused of working for Hizbul, Bashir Baba acquitted of all charges SRINAGAR: “The happiest day of my life was when my son returned home after being acquitted of all the charges he was booked under,” says Mokhti, the mother of Bashir Baba, who was released on Saturday nearly 12 years after he was arrested by […]

We said we don’t accept the Aug 5 decisions: Omar on meeting with Modi

We said we don’t accept the Aug 5 decisions: Omar on meeting with Modi

‘Nobody from Gupkar alliance said we accept 5th August and we should move forward’ SRINAGAR: A day after the meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi, the National Conference (NC) on Saturday told reporters about what the party talked about in the meeting and what other representatives from Kashmir said there. National Conference […]