Hollow rhetoric, directionless policies deteriorated situation in JK: Congress

Hollow rhetoric, directionless policies deteriorated situation in JK: Congress

JAMMU: The Congress’s Jammu and Kashmir unit on Monday hit out at the Government of India (GoI) over the killing of soldiers by “Pakistani infiltrators”, saying “hollow rhetoric and directionless policies” of the Narendra Modi-led government has deteriorated situation in the state. Three Army personnel were killed and another injured in a gunfight with Pakistani […]

Geelani, Mirwaiz, Malik remember Bijbehara martyrs

Geelani, Mirwaiz, Malik remember Bijbehara martyrs

SRINAGAR: Chairman Hurriyat Conference Syed Ali Geelani and Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front chief Muhammad Yasin Malik on Monday remembered the Bijbehara Massacre martyrs of 22 October 1992 on their anniversary. Around 50 civilians were killed and about 200 injured by government forces at Bijbehara in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district while they were protesting against the […]

Militant outfit urges UN, OIC to intervene in Kashmir

SRINAGAR: Tehreek-ul-Mujahideen has urged the United Nations Human Rights Council to view the Indian forces’ blasting of houses in Kulgam in light of its recently released report. It has also appealed to credible human rights bodies to start enquiry into the “genocide” carried out by Indian forces in Kashmiris. TuM in a statement said, “India […]

Hizb pays tribute to slain Kulgam youth

SRINAGAR: Hizb-ul-Mujhadeen on Monday paid tribute to three militants and 7 civilians killed in Kulgam on Sunday saying their blood will bear positive results one day. A local news agency quoted the outfit’s deputy chief Saifullah Khalid as saying that New Delhi has been painting its hands with the blood of Kashmiri people despite knowing […]

LeT hails people’s patience

SRINAGAR: Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) chief Mehmood Shah on Monday said the “superior patience, valour, bravery and courage demonstrated by the people of Kashmir is exemplary and an honour for us”. Shah in a statement said the leadership and people are on the same page. “Narendra Modi cannot triumph 2019 elections by shedding the blood of innocents. […]

MLA Shopian demands probe into Kulgam killings

SRINAGAR: MLA Shopian Advocate Mohd Yousuf Bhat has strongly condemned the civilian killings in Kulgam as “cold blooded murder”. He demanded an impartial probe at the highest level so that the culprits of these brutal killings are brought to book. Terming the killings “a condemnable act”, Bhat said, “It is painful to see young boys […]

Delhi can’t break our resolve: Sehraie

Srinagar: Terming the killings in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district as “a brazen display of human genocide”, Tehreek-e- Hurriyat chairman Mohammad Ashraf Sehraie on Monday said that no power or repression can break the resolve of “freedom-loving” Kashmiris. In a statement, Sehraie said under a “well-planned conspiracy”, the forces in absence of any accountability, have decided […]

People of India should motivate GoI to resolve Kashmir: Jama’at

SRINAGAR: Jama’at-e-Islami Jammu Kashmir on Monday said the “brutality” of government forces has touched the highest peak and Kashmiris are victims of “worst highhandedness” of forces. “These forces have become mindless of the human sufferings which prompted them to commit cold blooded murder of budding Kashmiri youngsters,” Jama’at said in a statement. “How long will […]

16-yr-old injured in blast operated on at SMHS

16-yr-old injured in blast operated on at SMHS

Srinagar: Daisy Begum, 50, tries to control her emotions every time visitors enquire about her son. Within seconds, however, her silence breaks into tears and she starts wailing outside the Operation Theatre at SMHS Hospital. “What will happen to me if he goes away from me?” she wails. “I want to see him once. Nobody […]