Chadoora shuts for 4th consecutive day

■ Naveed Ul Haq Budgam: Chadoora town in central Kashmir is reeling under an indefinite strike following the killing of Hizb militant Sheeraz Ahmad , four days back. All shops, business establishments remained shut while as a skeletal movement of transport was observed on the roads. Meanwhile, Chadoora and its adjoining areas remained shut for […]

WAN-IFRA expresses Grave Concern over Shujaat’s Assassination; Petitions Modi, Seeks Investigation

WAN-IFRA expresses Grave Concern over Shujaat’s Assassination;  Petitions Modi, Seeks Investigation

Srinagar: World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) and the World Editors Forum have written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi conveying their grave concern over Shujaat Bukhari’s assassination and sought investigations in the case, reports said. While as , The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) and the World Editors Forum are […]

Lashkar-e-Taiba Condemns Shujaat Bukhari’s Killing, Blames Indian Agencies

Lashkar-e-Taiba Condemns Shujaat Bukhari’s Killing, Blames Indian Agencies

Srinagar: Lashkar-e-Taiba has strongly condemned the killing of senior journalist Shujaat Bukhari even as it blamed “Indian” agencies “enmity” towards every individual who is “loyal to the freedom movement.” Dr. Abdullah Ghazanwi, militant organization’s spokesman in a statement issued to GNS quoting Mahmood Shah, Chief Lashkar-e-Taiba, said: “Killing of Shujaat Bukhari is a conspiracy hatched […]

Thousands Attend Last Rites of Slain Police Cop in Rafiabad

Thousands Attend Last Rites of Slain Police Cop in Rafiabad

Baramulla : Thousands of mourners across Rafiabad area on Tuesday participated in the funeral prayers of slain cop of Wohlutra Panzala area in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district. A pall of gloom descended at Rafiabad native village of one of the slain cop Ghulam Hassan Wagay who along with other cop Ghulam Rasool Lone of Gayal […]

Wreath Laying Ceremony of Slain Police Cop Held at DPL Pulwama

Wreath Laying Ceremony of Slain Police Cop Held at DPL Pulwama

Srinagar : A wreath laying ceremony was held in District Police Lines( DPL) Pulwama, where tributes were paid to the slain policemen, Ghulam Rasool and Ghulam Hassan,who were killed in a attack at new court complex in Pulwama . Police spokesman said that, a group of militants opened fire upon the police post resulting in […]

Geelani Condemns Killing of Pulwama Youth in Tangdaar

Geelani Condemns Killing of Pulwama Youth  in Tangdaar

Srinagar : Strongly condemning the killing of youth at Tangdaar by forces, Hurriyat Conference chairman Syed Ali Geelani, said that it is very unfortunate and blamed forces for staging fake encounters. In a telephonic address to mourners, attending funerals of two youth from Pulwama, who were slain in fake encounter, Geelani condemned the killing of […]

Kabul Suicide Attack : Death toll reaches 14

Kabul Suicide Attack : Death toll reaches 14

Kabul : At least 14 people were killed in a suicide bombing on a gathering of Afghanistan’s top clerics here on Monday. As per the Afghan media, The bomber detonated his explosives near the entrance of a compound where over 2,000 religious scholars were meeting in the tent of the Loya Jirga, the council of […]

Kashmir Mourns Killings : Restrictions, Shutdown Continue for Third Straight Day

Kashmir Mourns  Killings : Restrictions, Shutdown Continue for Third Straight Day

Srinagar : As killings continue in Kashmir, the valley observes a complete shutdown and protest against the killings of five civilians in South Kashmir’s Shopian district during operations against militants on Sunday, authorities on Tuesday continued restrictions in various parts of Srinagar and other places in the valley after separatists renewed their appeal for a […]

Kashmir Observes Shutdown to Protest Civilian Killings

Kashmir Observes Shutdown to Protest Civilian Killings

File Photo   Srinagar : As killings continue in Kashmir, the valley observes a complete shutdown in protest against the killings of five civilians in South Kashmir’s Shopian district during operations against militants on Sunday. Traffic is off the roads while all the business establishments remain shut. All the educational across have been closed across […]

Kashmir’s Politics of Betrayal and Deceit: An Existential History

Kashmir’s Politics of Betrayal and Deceit: An Existential History

By | Basharat Shameem This flag titled The sang-bazan (stone pelters) of Kashmir is #11 in the seriesJatiIndia: Flags of Atrocities Caste, Present and Future. The story of Kashmir continues to remain a story of betrayals. This history of betrayals dates back to the year 1586 when Akbar enticed Yousuf Shah Chak to Delhi for […]

JRL Calls for Complete Shutdown Tomorrow, Asked People to March Towards Civil Secretariat

JRL Calls for Complete Shutdown Tomorrow, Asked People to March Towards Civil Secretariat

Srinagar : Joint Resistance Leadership on Sunday asked people to march towards the civil secretariat tomorrow to protest against continuous Killing ‘ in Kashmir. JRL comprising Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Yasin Malik made the announcement after five militants and five civilians were killed by government forces today. Meanwhile, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq wrote […]

Shopian Gunfight: Five Civilians Killed

Shopian Gunfight: Five Civilians Killed

Srinagar : Two more civilians were killed during clashes with government forces after the encounter in Badigam village of Shopian district on Sunday. Sources from DHS said that, a civilian identified as Zubair Ahmad a resident of Rajpora area of Pulwama was killed at Nagbal. He has two bullets in his chest and was brought […]