Omar thanks Modi for speaking up for Kashmiris

Omar thanks Modi for speaking up for Kashmiris

Srinagar: National Conference vice president and former J&K CM Omar Abdullah on Saturday thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for breaking his silence on attacks against Kashmiris in the aftermath of the Pulwama attack. “Thank you @narendramodi Sahib. Aaj aap ne hamaray dil ki baat keh di (you have conveyed the feelings of our heart),” Abdullah […]

UGC writes to varsities to ensure safety of Kashmiri students

UGC writes to varsities to ensure safety of Kashmiri students

New Delhi: In the wake of attack on Kashmiri students after the Pulwama incident, the University Grants Commission (UGC) on Friday wrote to vice-chancellors of varsities across India to ensure their safety on campus and to maintain peace and harmony. The UGC was directed by the Human Resource Development Ministry Thursday to issue an advisory […]

Delhi’s aggressive policies force Kashmiri youth to choose armed path: JRL

Delhi’s aggressive policies force Kashmiri youth to choose armed path: JRL

SRINAGAR: The joint resistance leadership (JRL) comprising Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik on Tuesday said pushing people to the wall by choking political space is the main reason that Kashmiri youth choose the armed path. The trio made these remarks after holding a meeting in which “present political situation and […]

Kashmir Inc denounces Jammu counterpart, Indian intelligentsia

Kashmir Inc denounces Jammu counterpart, Indian intelligentsia

SRINAGAR: All leading Kashmir-based trade bodies on Tuesday launched a scathing attack on the Government of India, Indian trade bodies, and Indian intelligentsia for not doing anything to prevent the vicious onslaught on ordinary Kashmiris that began after the Pulwama attack in which 49 CRPF troops were killed. The trade bodies’ outrage has come after […]

SHRC asks govt to respond on attacks on Kashmiris outside state

SHRC asks govt to respond on attacks on Kashmiris outside state

Srinagar: The State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) on Tuesday issued notices to the Commissioner Secretary Home, Chief Secretary of the state, Director General of Police J&K, and Divisional Commissioner Kashmir to file their response on the issue of harrasment and threats to Kashmiris outside the state. The notice was issued by the commission after a […]

An Untold Story of Injustice with Kashmiri Shepherds, the Chopans

An Untold Story of Injustice with Kashmiri Shepherds, the Chopans

Ashfaq Ahmad Chopan Chopans, the shepherds of Kashmir, are an economically and socially backward community found almost everywhere of our valley. The community has got significant importance in our societies and an inherited distinct culture and history with regard to rural Kashmiri life. These shepherds have a very close association to nature in a way […]

JKTUC holds protest against harassment of Kashmiris

JKTUC holds protest against harassment of Kashmiris

ARIF RASHID SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir Trade Union Council (JKTUC) Tuesday staged a protest here against attacks on Kashmiris in Jammu and on students outside the valley. Scores of JKTUC members assembled in Press Enclave and chanted slogans like “Provide protection to the Darbar Move employees” and “Stop harassing Kashmiri students”. The protesters said that […]

Kids ‘ostracised’, Kashmiri doctor mulls leaving Kolkata

Kids ‘ostracised’, Kashmiri doctor mulls leaving Kolkata

Kolkata: The Kashmiri doctor, who claimed he was asked to leave Kolkata following the Pulwama attack, is considering bidding adieu to the city after his daughters complained of ostracism in school and neighbourhood. The doctor, a cardiologist who has been living here for the last 22 years, has claimed that a day after the attack, […]

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