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Kashmiri woman politician calls Gambhir a ‘modern day Hitler’

Kashmiri woman politician calls Gambhir a ‘modern day Hitler’

  Srinagar: Prominent politicians from Kashmir came down hard against former Indian cricketer Gautam Gambhir who is known for his rabid commentary and controversial tweets with a communal tinge. Naeem Akhtar, senior leader of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and a cabinet minister, took a jibe at Gambhir by suggesting to him to “get some […]

Dialogue offers do not come always, cease opportunity: Mehbooba Mufti tells resistance leadership

  Srinagar: Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti has called upon the resistance leadership to cease the dialogue offer made by the Delhi. “Such opportunities of dialogue don’t come always,” Muft told the gathering of her party workers at S K Park Srinagar. “But this time Home Minister of India has announced unilateral ceasefire and offered unconditional […]

‘Kashmiris have genuine political grievances, Kashmir is an open prison: author Aditya Sinha

Indian journalist and author of three books Aditya Sinha is a man who likes to remain behind the scenes. He moderated discussions between retired Lieutenant General Asad Durrani and Amarjit Singh Dulat, the two former spymasters of Pakistan and India respectively, in Istanbul, Bangkok and Kathmandu. Their discussions eventually resulted in the publication of a […]

Journalists from Kashmir and mainland India spar over professionalism, ethics and fair journalism on Twitter

Journalists from Kashmir and mainland India spar over professionalism, ethics and fair journalism on Twitter

Srinagar: As part of a propagandist narrative, some Indian journalists in a desperate attempt tried to questions professionalism of Kashmiri journalists following the mowing down of two Kashmiri civilians by a driver of a paramilitary CRPF vehicle on Friday in Nowhatta, Srinagar. Jammu and Kashmir Police has since booked the CRPF driver under sections 279 and 337 […]

Mowing Kashmir youth: Cricketer Gautam Gambhir says ‘show me political will, my armed forces will show you the results’

Mowing Kashmir youth: Cricketer Gautam Gambhir says ‘show me political will, my armed forces will show you the results’

Srinagar: Indian cricketer, Gautam Gambhir has come in strong defence of the paramilitary CRPF, claiming if the political will is shown, armed forces will show strong results (in Kashmir). The cricketer in back to back tweets from his handle wrote; “Am devastated. Wonder if India still thinks there is room for talks with stone-pelters! Come […]

Big Picture: ‘One boy was hit by CRPF vehicle, another got stuck under tyres; then started the struggle to escape alive from clutches of demon of death’

Big Picture: ‘One boy was hit by CRPF vehicle, another got stuck under tyres; then started the struggle to escape alive from clutches of demon of death’

Srinagar: The CRPF vehicle appeared out of nowhere like a demon of death and rammed into a crowd of youth, crushing three boys at Nowhatta on Friday, photojournalists revealed. Recounting the incident, photojournalists, who were covering events at Nowhatta, said that there were mild protests going on in the area, but much lesser in intensity than […]

A life between two Fridays

A life between two Fridays

Srinagar: Last Friday, 21-year-old Qaiser Amin Bhat was seen washing blood stains off the Jamia Masjid floors after police had assaulted the mosque with pellets and tear gas. At least 30 people had been injured, with ten youth hit by pellets in their eyes, during that very incident. Qaiser never had any idea that the next […]