Man ‘with mind of a child’ booked under PSA

Man ‘with mind of a child’ booked under PSA

Beehama: A man said to be mentally unfit and “innocent as a child” has been booked under the draconian Public Safety Act (PSA) by police in Beehama village of Ganderbal district. Mohammad Abdullah Malla, 43, is now lodged in Udhampur Jail. His wife Naseema said that her husband was innocent, a claim that residents of […]

Parents unaware their child has lost his eye

Parents unaware their child has lost his eye

By Ishfaq Reshi Khag, Budgam: On a small bed in the crowded ophthalmology ward of SMHS hospital, lies eight-year-old Shahid Bashir of Kokar-Bagh, Khag, his family still unaware that he has lost his left eye. Swathed in bandage, the blinded eye is being administered some medicine by the doctors, who are finding it hard to […]

‘Denial of J&K dispute will tear down future of Indian state’

‘Denial of J&K dispute will tear down future of Indian state’

Srinagar: The Hurriyat (G) spokesman said on Thursday that the future of entire south Asia was in danger if the people of Jammu and Kashmir continued to be subjected to denial by the Indian state. The spokesman said that India was already eaten up by “abject poverty, communal violence and endless confrontation with neighbouring countries” […]

Jamia Masjid symbol of Kashmiri resistance: Mirwaiz

Jamia Masjid symbol of Kashmiri resistance: Mirwaiz

Srinagar: On the occasion of the 27th anniversary of the infamous ‘Operation Jamia Masjid’, Hurriyat (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq said on  Thursday  that desecration of religious places, especially masjid, was a means to deliberately  hurt people’s sentiments, demoralise  them , and take revenge against them for daring to stand up against illegal occupation. In […]

India making mockery of dialogue: Yasin Malik

India making mockery of dialogue: Yasin Malik

Srinagar: JLKF chairman Muhammad Yasin Malik on Thursday said that Indian leaders were making a mockery of political dialogue on Kashmir by inviting people to meetings through Twitter. In a statement, Malik said that only talks between all parties involved in the Jammu and Kashmir dispute can prove fruitful, as dialogue between India and Pakistan, […]

Rajnath’s visit deceptive tactic to hoodwink world, says Aasiyeh

Rajnath’s visit deceptive tactic to hoodwink world, says Aasiyeh

Srinagar: Calling Home Minister Rajnath Singh’s visit to Kashmir “meaningless”, chairperson of the Dukhtaran-e-Millat, Syedah Aasiyeh Andrabi, said on Thursday that such visits were “deceptive” tactics to make the international community believe that Government of India was concerned about the situation in Jammu and Kashmir. “These Indian authorities keep visiting to express fake concern and […]

Mehbooba mannerless and arrogant: Aasiyeh

Mehbooba mannerless and arrogant: Aasiyeh

Srinagar: Describing the “puppet” CM Mehbooba Mufti as “mannerless and arrogant”, Syedah Aasiyeh Andrabi said that the treatment meted out to journalists by Mehbooba Mufti during Thursday’s press conference was deplorable. “The journalists present in the press conference exposed her hypocrisy and dual standard. That is why she misbehaved with them,” she said in a […]

In Larkipora, army came with intent ‘to kill’

In Larkipora, army came with intent ‘to kill’

SRINAGAR: More than a week has passed since the army went on a rampage and shot dead a postgraduate youth and inured eight others in Larkipora rea of Anantnag district. Ghulam Nabi witnessed the scene and says that he still cannot believe that he is alive. A pharmacist by profession, Ghulam had just opened his […]

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