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‘On mother’s day I wish to see the grave of my son,’ says mother of boy mowed down by police vehicle

The Gasi Mohalla locality of Safa Kadal in downtown Srinagar wears a gloomy look. Graffiti, black flags symbolizing mourning and banners featuring Adil Ahmad Yadoo’s picture and poetry dot the neighbourhood. Shaheed (Martyr) Adil Ahmad along with Muslim Kalima reads one banner that hangs in the nearby park. “Aemi Khota Cha Kanh Bod Niyaz, Moul Paran […]

There is an undeclared internal war in Kashmir Valley: P. Chidambaram

There is an undeclared internal war in Kashmir Valley: P. Chidambaram

Former Indian home minister and finance minister, P Chidambaram has said that there is an undeclared internal war going in the Kashmir. “The king will never raise the sword against his own people. With great sorrow, it must be admitted that there is an undeclared internal war in the Kashmir Valley,” Chidambaram wrote in scathing […]

JeI district president booked under PSA for anti-national activities: DC Ganderbal   

JeI district president booked under PSA for anti-national activities: DC Ganderbal   

Deputy Commissioner (DC) Ganderbal, Piyush Singla has said that the Jamaat-e-Islami (JeI) district president Srinagar, Bashir Ahmad lone has been booked under Public Safety Act (PSA) for committing anti-national and unlawful activities. “Police filed a dossier which read that Lone had indulged in unlawful and anti-national activities,” DC Ganderbal told The Kashmir Press. The police […]

UHQ meeting: CM calls for restraint during Ramadhan

UHQ meeting: CM calls for restraint during Ramadhan

Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti Saturday called for restraint during the month of Ramadhan during Unified Headquarters (UHQ) meeting. She advised the security agencies to ensure safety and security of general public and their properties, while dealing with security and law & order related incidents. Mufti asked the “security agencies to adopt a calibrated response to […]

Yashwant Sinha led group backs Ramzan Ceasefire

Yashwant Sinha led group backs Ramzan Ceasefire

  SRINAGAR: The Concerned Citizens’ Group (CCG) led by former finance minister has backed the demand made by Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti for a unilateral ceasefire with militants for upcoming Ramzan and Amarnath pilgrimage. In a statement issued to the press, the CCG said “The security forces must observe the ceasefire strictly […]

Blasted house becomes symbol of mourning and defiance

Blasted house becomes symbol of mourning and defiance

Three year old boy, Muslim, volunteers as a ‘tour guide’ for the people who visit their house destroyed by the government forces during a recent gun battle at Chattabal. The first thing Muslim does is that he takes visitors to a wooden window from where he was watching the men of Special Operations Groups (SOG) […]

JeI district president arrested for delivering hate speech: Police

JeI district president arrested for delivering hate speech: Police

  The police has said that district president Jamaat-e-Islami (JeI), Srinagar, Bashir Ahmad Lone  was arrested on charges of delivering hate speech during the funeral procession of assistant professor Dr. Rafi Bhat. “He was arrested for delivering hate speech during the funeral procession,” Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Ganderbal, Fayaz Ahmad Lone told The Kashmir Press. […]