KASHMIR

Pulwama attack: Civilian traffic to be halted during convoy movement, says Rajnath Singh

Pulwama attack: Civilian traffic to be halted during convoy movement, says Rajnath Singh

Srinagar: The Government has said that the civilian movement will be stopped during the movement of ‘large convoy’s of security forces” passes through an area. Home Minister Rajnath Singh, while chairing a security review meeting in Srinagar said: “in the wake of suicide attack on CRPF convoy yesterday, it has been decided that the civilian movement […]

Politicians across parties condemn Lethpora militant attack

Politicians across parties condemn Lethpora militant attack

SrinagarI: Politicians from across parties expressed shock at the militant attack on a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) convoy in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama today in which at least 26 CRPF personnel were killed and over 40 injured. Many of the injured are said to be in a critical condition, and have been taken to the army […]

Mirwaiz terms assault on Kashmiri students in Chattisgarh ‘very disturbing’

Mirwaiz terms assault on Kashmiri students in Chattisgarh ‘very disturbing’

Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference (M) chairperson Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Thursday condemned the assault on Kashmiri students by goons in the Chhattisgarh. He termed it “very disturbing” and said that the Kashmiri students continuously become a target of hate elements. He said that safety of these students is the duty of the state. Strongy condemn the assault […]

Mob thrashes Kashmir students in Chattisgarh, four injured

Mob thrashes Kashmir students in Chattisgarh, four injured

Srinagar: At least four Kashmiri students undergoing an engineering training programme under central government’s “Himayat” scheme in Raipur area of Chhattisgarh on Thursday were attacked by a mob of students from Maharashtra and Bihar with he help of locals. A group of students alleged that over two dozen Kashmiri students undergoing training under Himayat project […]

Govt hellbent to ruin careers of students: Mirwaiz, ‘demands release of journalism student booked under PSA’

Govt hellbent to ruin careers of students: Mirwaiz, ‘demands release of journalism student booked under PSA’

Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference (M) chairperson Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Wednesday demanded the release of a journalism student who has been booked under draconian Public Safety Act. Adil Farooq, pursuing MA in Journalism from Central University of Kashmir was booked under the Public Safety Act for allegedly working as ‘overground worker of militants’, a charge refuted by […]

Article 35-A hearing: Kashmir valley observes shutdown on JRL call

Article 35-A hearing: Kashmir valley observes shutdown on JRL call

Srinagar: A complete shutdown is being observed in Kashmir on Wednesday against any tinkering with the Article 35-A of Indian Constitution that guarantees special privileges to Jammu and Kashmir. Shops, businesses and educational institutions are closed and traffic is off the roads in Srinagar and other towns of Kashmir, on the call of Joint Resistance Leadership. […]

Article 35-A: Jama’at-e-Islami supports JRL protest program

Article 35-A: Jama’at-e-Islami supports JRL protest program

Srinagar: Jama’at-e-Islami Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday termed the attempts of tinkering with Article 35-A as ‘unacceptable’ and pledged complete support to peaceful protest program issued by the Joint Resistant Leadership (JRL). Jama’at spokesperson Advocate Zahid Ali, in a statement said that any attempt of tinkering with Article 35A, which provides special status to the state […]

10,000 Kashmir bound passengers stranded in Jammu, rue increased fares by airlines, demand airlifting

10,000 Kashmir bound passengers stranded in Jammu, rue increased fares by airlines, demand airlifting

Jammu: Thousands of Kashmir bound passengers stranded in parts of this winter capital of the state due to closure of Kahsmir highway in view of landslides near Ramban, have rued the airlines for increasing fare from Jammu to Srinagar thus taking an advantage of the situation. Around 10,000 passengers from Kashmir are stuck up in […]

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