JRL concerned over threats to resistance leaders

JRL concerned over threats to resistance leaders

Srinagar: The Joint Resistance Leadership on Sunday expressed anguish over the “threat calls” given to the Hurriyat leaders and activists by the authorities, and said “the leadership has taken a strong note on the ‘sting operations’ being carried out against the pro-freedom leaders”. In a statement, the JRL leadership led by Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz […]

JRL calls for shutdown on Monday, funeral prayers today

JRL calls for shutdown on Monday, funeral prayers today

SRINAGAR: The joint resistance leadership (JRL) has called for complete shutdown on Monday against turning the Valley especially south Kashmir into a “battlefield”. It also appealed people to offer funeral prayers in absentia on Sunday after Zuhar (noon) prayers for the slain militants. In a statement, JRL comprising Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, and […]

Yasin Malik condemns killings in south Kashmir

Yasin Malik condemns killings in south Kashmir

Srinagar: Chairman of Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Muhammad Yasin Malik on Saturday condemned the killings in south Kashmir’s Qazigund and Kulgam, and said “impunity from punishment has turned the forces cold-hearted”. In a statement, Malik said, “Blood of Kashmiris is being spilled ruthlessly with no regret or remorse,” and added: “political dissent is choked […]

Hurriyat (M) decries civilian killing, pays tributes to slain militants

Hurriyat (M) decries civilian killing, pays tributes to slain militants

Srinagar: The Hurriyat Conference (M) on Saturday condemned the killing of yet another civilian Rouf Ahmad in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district and injuries to scores of protesters in the forces’ firing. While paying rich tributes to the five slain militants killed in an encounter in Qazigund, the Hurriyat spokesperson in a statement said, “The resistance […]

Hizb, LeT pays respect to slain militants

Srinagar: Hizb-ul-Mujahideen chief Syed Salahudin and Mahmood Shah, Chief Lashkar-e-Taiba Jammu Kashmir on Friday paid rich tributes to the five militants killed in gunfight with the forces in Qazigund. In a statement, Salahudin said, “Though martyrdom is painful, but the sacred blood of the martyrs won’t go waste.” “We pay rich tributes to the valour […]

Cops in civvies detain youth at Nowhatta

Cops in civvies detain youth at Nowhatta

Srinagar: Policemen adopted the guise of civilian protesters outside the Jamia Masjid on Friday to arrest four youths during stone-pelting and clashes that began immediately after the culmination of Friday congregation prayers. The arrests took place when scores of youths, immediately after the congregational prayers concluded, assembled in the compound of Jamia Masjid and started […]

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