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Read here: AMU students submit Memorandum to President of India on situation in Jammu and Kashmir

Read here: AMU students submit Memorandum to President of India on situation in Jammu and Kashmir

Srinagar: The students of Aligarh Muslim University on Wednesday held a strong protest demonstration at the varsity campus against the deteriorating situation in Kashmir valley and the recent civilian killings by government forces in Pulwama district. Reports said that the students under the banner of AMU students association condemned the civilian killings in Kashmir and pressed […]

Pak HR minister dispatches resolution to UN on ‘violation of women and children rights’ in Kashmir

Pak HR minister dispatches resolution to UN on ‘violation of women and children rights’ in Kashmir

Srinagar: Pakistan’s Minister for Human Rights Dr Shrieen Mazari has dispatched a resolution to United Nations (UN) on violation of women and children rights in conflict areas of Kashmir to bring attention of world human rights organizations. “We need to move forward by avoiding past lethargic attitude by taking concrete steps for the solution of Kashmir issue,” the […]

As a mark of respect to Mehbooba Mufti, I left the party: Former PDP leader Basharat Bukhari after joining NC

As a mark of respect to Mehbooba Mufti, I left the party:  Former PDP leader Basharat Bukhari after joining NC

Srinagar:Two senior former Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leaders Basharat Bukhari and Peer Muhammad Hussain on Wednesday joined National Conference (NC). The development comes just a day after Mr Bukhari, who is a former cabinet minister in Mehbooba-led PDP-BJP government, and Hussain, ex-Wakf Board chairman, were expelled by PDP on Tuesday for alleged ‘anti-party activities’. The […]

President’s rule to be imposed in Jammu and Kashmir tomorrow

President’s rule to be imposed in Jammu and Kashmir tomorrow

Srinagar: As the Governor’s rule expires in Jammu and Kashmir after six months today, President’s rule is set to be imposed in the state from Thursday (December 20). The Centre recommended President’s rule after a report by Governor Satya Pal Malik, India Today reported on Tuesday. The Union Cabinet gave its go-ahead for President’s rule after […]

A day before joining NC, PDP expels Basharat Bukhari, Peer Muhammad Hussain

A day before joining NC,  PDP expels Basharat Bukhari, Peer Muhammad Hussain

Srinagar:  Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has expelled its top two leaders, Peer Muhammad Hussain and former minister Syed Bashrat Bukhari from the party’s basic membership on charges of anti-party activities. The party has also removed Mehboob Iqbal from the key position of General Secretary. The decision to expel has been taken soon after the reports […]

Pulwama killings: Amnesty slams ‘excessive’ use of force in Kashmir

Pulwama killings: Amnesty slams ‘excessive’ use of force in Kashmir

Srinagar:A worrying pattern is emerging in Kashmir where security forces are increasingly using indiscriminate and excessive force against civilians, the Amnesty India said on Monday, two days after forces killed at least seven civilians in Pulwama district in southern Kashmir. Responding to Saturday’s clashes between forces and civilians near a gunfight site in Pulwama, leading […]

Aadhaar not mandatory for mobile numbers, bank accounts as cabinet approves changes to laws

Aadhaar not mandatory for mobile numbers, bank accounts as cabinet approves changes to laws

Srinagar: Linking mobile phone numbers and bank accounts with Aadhaar is no longer mandatory after the Cabinet Monday approved amending the two existing laws in light of the Supreme Court’s September 26 verdict, PTI reported. The Cabinet headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved amendments to the Telegraph Act and the Prevention of Money Laundering Act […]

OIC calls civilian killings in south Kashmir’s Pulwama an act of terrorism, condemns

OIC calls civilian killings in south Kashmir’s Pulwama an act of terrorism, condemns

Srinagar: The Organisation of Islamic Countries (OIC) on Monday condemned and expressed concern over the killing of seven civilian by Indian forces in southern Kashmir’s Pulwama district. The statement of the OIC on its website reads: “The General Secretariat of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has expressed strong condemnation of the killing of innocent Kashmiris […]

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