Kashmir

Dissolve Assembly to end horse trading: Omar to Governer

Supreme Court orders shifting of 7 accused from Kathua to Gurdaspur Jail

No progress in probes ordered in 2016 killings: SHRC

Kashmir: Two injured in ongoing Shopian gunfight

Defending Art 35A not anti-national activity: Omar ABdullah

Shah-e-Hamdan Urs observed with religious fervor

Muslim and Hindu leaders attend Onam celebrations together in Kodinhi: Malappuram

Tribal man Lal Hussaina beaten by Cow Vigilantes in J&K

Mumbai rains: Death toll reaches six, heavy rains lash Andheri, Thane

Deadline for Aadhaar to avail social welfare schemes extended to Dec 31: Centre to SC

Who is Poor in India

भाजपा के समर्थन से गुरूवार को नीतीश कुमार लेंगे फिर से मुख्यमंत्री पद की शपथ

Students of Aliah University take out march against recent communal tensions in Bengal

Tanzeem-e-Jafferi, organised Youm-i-Qudas in Hyderabad

Youm-i-Qudas observed in Kashmir to condemn the continuous occupation of Israel in Palestine

Imran Ansari: Iran is peace loving nation, ‘Geelani’s statement on Iran is regrettable’

‘भाजपा अगर जीती तो मेघालय में सस्ती हो जाएगी बीफ़’

Govt. of India ‘totally agrees’ with army chief’s ‘dirty war’ remark

Police foil Hindu right wing’s bid to evoke communal violence following desecration of temple in Malappuram

Restrictions, shutdown cripple life in Kashmir Valley for 2nd day

Kashmir Day 2: Curfew, restrictions continue

पीएम मोदी से मुलाक़ात कर मुस्लिम धर्म-गुरूओं ने कौन सा वादा तोड़ा?

Rozina Sheikh, whose mother works as a tailor, scores 97 percentile rank in Class 12; aspires to become a doctor

Protest against Molestation: 80 Girls quit School and sit on Hunger Strike in Haryana

Police implicating in fake cases, self-defense training is not against any religion: DJS

Govt bans Facebook, Whatsapp among 22 social networking sites in Kashmir

Sabarmati Express blast: Supreme Court grants bail to former AMU scholar

BJP Govt. has no policy to handle Naxalism: Owaisi

Muslims must work with other marginalised communitie to counter RSS propoganda

UP government cancels 15 holidays, including Alvida Juma and Id-Milad-un-Nabi

Narendra Modi does not want peace with Pakistan: Musharraf

26 CRPF men killed in Chhattisgarh naxal attack

Babri Hunts Advani’s dream to become President of India

Whatsapp group admins may land in jail for offensive posts

Jamia VC urges students to join armed forces

जिनकी क़लम गांधी को चम्पारण खींच लाई…

Amarnath Yatra a case of ‘militarised pilgrimage’, says Jammu Kashmir Coalition of Civil Society in report

मोदी के ‘गांधी’ की हुई जीत, नीतीश के ‘गांधी’ को लौटना पड़ा वापस!

विश्व स्वास्थ्य दिवस गुज़र गया, लेकिन इन आदिवासी महिला किसानों की किसी से न भी सुनी…

The dangers of communalising the issue of Kashmir

If you want to ban triple talaq then also reinstate 'sati pratha': Azam Khan

South Kashmir resident hit by bullet on poll-day in Ganderbal succumbs

Amid Kashmir calm, protests reach Banihal

Indian Media maligns Muslims with false verdicts

“To maintain secularism and tolerance, it is necessary to work on Sir Syed’s thoughts”

Those giving Talaq against ‘Sharia’ law will face social boycott: AIMPLB

Triple Talaq row: AIMPLB questions PM Modi’s repeated ‘interference’

BJP says Quota is Un-Islamic

Don’t want conflict in Muslim society over triple talaq: Modi

एक दलित नेता ने नसीमुद्दीन को बताया ‘दलाल’, लगाया शहर में पोस्टर

Imran Ansari visits flood-hit areas of Pattan

Kashmir: Youth shot dead in Batamaloo

Tying a boy with Army jeep ‘an open terrorism’: Hurriyat (M)

Delhi HC rejects plea challenging validity of JK’s special status

If Jadhav hanged, India must recognise Balochistan an independent country: Swamy

Bajrang Dal spreads venom against muslims in Hanuman Jayanti rally, case registered

Amid 3 civilian killings, by-polls in Srinagar Parl constituency witnesses 3.12 percent voting

Jamaat-e-Islami to start awareness campaign on Triple Talaq

Flood threat persists in Srinagar, ends in South: Govt

Kashmir Mirwaiz Umar Farooq reiterates poll boycott

Families of Muslim undertrials killed losing hope in Judiciary

Curfew imposed in Bhadrak town after violence

US warships fire cruise missiles on Syrian airbase

Kashmiri photographer wins Wisden-MCC cricket photograph of the year award

Muslim youth beaten during Ram Navami Yatra, police registered a case

Fir against Bengal BJP chief for being armed in Ram Navmi rally

Two die, seven injured due to weather vagaries

Shia-Sunni Coordination Committee pitches for election boycott

Kashmir: Govt declares flood

Launch of ‘Unite India’ App to promote Indian Nationalism

Pakistan welcomes US offer of mediation; India rejects

NC-Cong responsible for Afzal Guru’s hanging: Qazi Yasir

बिहार के बिक्रमगंज में साम्प्रदायिक तनाव, फिलहाल स्थिति नियंत्रण में

मीडिया की ये ख़बर भी निकली झूठी, खुद दरगाह के दीवान ने किया खंडन

Law and order disrupted in Bhainsa during Ram Navami procession

Imam of Tipu Masjid demands Ban on “Rss” After “Armed” Rallies on Ram Navami

“Pale shadow of Harmony will remain” – Saeed Naqvi in AMU

तो क्या अब योगी खोलेंगे देवबंद में आधुनिक स्लाटर हाउस या ख़बर है फ़र्ज़ी?

Triple talaq against Sharia, Muslims should refrain from eating cow meat: Dewan Ajmer Syed Zainul Abedin Ali Khan

Five men brutally beaten up by Gau Rakshaks in Alwar, 1 dead

Kerala Sunni Students Federation to adopt villages damaged by police in Malappuram

Choose between ‘terrorism’ and tourism: Modi

Islamic Calligraphy exhibition in Jeddah

Construction of Mosque in Ayodhya is a matter of ego for muslims: Vinay Katiyar

Meat Ban hits Muslims mass marriage in UP

Bloodbath in Kashmir: 3 civilians and one militant killed in forces’ firing in Chadoora

A mosque can be demolished, but not temple: Swamy

Missing JUN Student: Delhi court to hear students plea today

In Yogi's regime, Lucknow goes vegetarian

No out-of-court settlement with modi, Yogi at helm: BMAC

Kashmir-based environmental film wins ‘Palmdale Vision Award’ in USA

क्या मरहूम हाशिम अंसारी के बेटे इक़बाल इस जंग की रिवायत को बरक़रार रख पाएंगे?

Akbaruddin Owaisi attack case: “I did not register the murder report”-Inspector of Police

Four months after Faisal’s murder, Kodinhi residents continue fight for justice, support his family

देवबंद में भाजपा की जीत, क्या है सचाई?

राहुल-अखिलेश, मोदी मुसलमानों को साध रहे थे, तब कैसी थी मायावती की रैली

क्या मुसलमान सैय्यद शहाबुद्दीन के सपनों को आगे बढ़ा सकते हैं?

Ex-diplomat & former MP Syed Shahabuddin dead at 82

Iran sees progress in Hajj talks with Saudi

Kashmir: 2 militants, policeman killed in Tral gunfight

Kashmir


No progress in probes ordered in 2016 killings: SHRC

1397/4/19 | 13:29
Despite passing of two years only one case has been investigated after government had ordered probe in 2016 civilian killings. The State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) had asked the government to submit a status report regarding the probes in 2016 civilian killings. In its report submitted before the Commission the authorities had maintained 78 civilians were killed during 2016 protests, however there is no mention of whether investigations were conducted in these killings. The authorities had also said 76 civilians will be compensated under ...

Kashmir: Two injured in ongoing Shopian gunfight

1397/4/19 | 13:29
Two army men, including an officer, were wounded in an ongoing gunfight with the militants in Kundalan village of south Kashmir's Shopian district on Tuesday. Reports said that two army soldiers, including a Junior Commissioned Officer, were injured during initial exchange of fire with the militants.  Both the injured were evacuated to army's 92 base hospital in Badamibagh Srinagar for treatment. An official said that a gunfight broke out after a joint party of army’s 34 RR, Special Operations Group (SOG) of Jammu and Kashmir Police and CRPF ...

Kashmir: 2 youth injured as Army opens fire on protesters in Ashmuqam

1394/12/19 | 13:29
Two youth were injured on Tuesday after Army opened fire on civilians in Aishmuqam area of this South Kashmir district, witnesses said.The firing took place at around 8:30 am in TantrayMohalla area near Jamia Masjid Ashmuqam. The injured were identified as JavaidAjmadWani, 23, and Aamir Ahmad Sheikh, 21.  Wani received a bullet in his neck and was referred to SK Institute of Medical Sciences at Soura Srinagar in a critical condition while Sheikh—who was hit by a bullet in arm—is being treated at District Hospital Anantnag, a police official ...

Kashmir: 3 militants killed in Tral gunfight

1394/12/14 | 13:29
Three Hizbul Mujahideen militants—including Ishaq Ahmad Parry alias ‘Newton’—died in an overnight gunfight with forces in Dadsara village in south Kashmir’s Tral area, triggering protests and a spontaneous shutdown. Two other slain militants were identified Asif Ahmad Mir of Dadsara and Ashiq Hussain Bhat of nearby Charsoo village in Awantipora area.The gunfight, which had started last night, ended this morning with the death of three militants, a police official said. He said massive protests and clashes rocked the gunfight site since ...

Kashmir shuts against JNU fiasco

1394/12/8 | 13:29
The Kashmir valley today observed a complete shutdown on the call of separatist groups against the arrest of some students of Jawaharlal Nehru University, former Delhi University Professor SAR Geelani and crackdown on some Kashmiri students in New Delhi following the controversy over an event on hanging of Afzal Guru.Shops, business units and educational institutes were shut, while public transport was off the roads. However, private vehicles and cabs were moving in the Srinagar city and district headquarters.Government offices recorded a thin ...

Kashmir: Public support for militants worries police

1394/12/5 | 13:29
When three militants were fighting government forces in EDI building at Pampore  Monday, hundreds of women from about 20 surrounding areas gathered on the opposite side of Jhelum, singing wanwun in praise of the militants.Braving hundreds of peppers gas and tear gas shells fired by police, these women left no stone unturned to express solidarity with the militants. In Pampore town, some 500 youth engaged police and paramilitary CRPF in one of the toughest street battles. Youth blocked Srinagar-Jammu highway with big rocks, electricity poles and ...

3 militants die in 48-hr Pampore gunfight

1394/12/4 | 13:29
The gunfight at the Entrepreneurship Development Institute in Pampore area of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district ended on Monday with the killing of three militants after 48 hours of intense exchange of firing.  The total death toll in the gun-battle reached nine with the killing of three non-local militants who, according to army, were “seemingly part of a suicide squad.” The slain include two army captains, a special para commando, two CRPF men, a civilian and three militants. The identity of the militants is being ascertained jointly by ...

Peace claims apart, 1,648 buildings still under forces’ occupation in JK

1394/11/28 | 13:29
Despite government claims about return of “peace and normalcy” in the state, security forces including the Army continue to occupy massive public as well as private infrastructure in Jammu and Kashmir, reveals an official document.The report reveals that 1,648 buildings are still under forces in the state, putting a question mark on the post 2002 claims by successive regimes in the state that they have “reduced the footprints of forces from civilian areas.”It also states that 14 buildings, which were to be vacated by the Army within six ...

Former Delhi varsity professor Geelani arrested

1394/11/28 | 13:29
Former Delhi University (DU) professor S.A.R. Geelani was arrested on Tuesday on charges of sedition for allegedly organising an event at the Press Club of India (PCI) to mark the death anniversary of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru, police said."Geelani has been arrested on charges of sedition and criminal conspiracy. He is being questioned at the Parliament Street police station," a police officer said. The officer said that they detained Geelani on Monday evening. "After brief questioning, we arrested him today (Tuesday)," the officer ...

Kashmiri film maker wins two awards for documentary on Wular Lake

1394/11/28 | 13:29
The Wular Lake in Bandipora district of Kashmir has often played second-fiddle to the more famous Dal Lake in Srinagar when it comes to popularity among tourists. However, the Wular Lake, one of Asia’s largest fresh water lakes, plays an extremely important role in the Valley’s ecology. For Jalal-ud-din Baba, a Kashmir-based documentary maker, the survival of this Lake formed the theme of his documentary ‘Saving the Saviour’, which won two awards at the sixth National Science Film Festival & Competition-2016 (NSFF), organised by Vigyan ...

Kashmir shuts in memory of Maqbool Bhat hanging

1394/11/23 | 13:29
Complete shutdown was observed across Kashmir on Thursday to commemorate the 32nd death anniversary of one of the pioneers of Kashmir separatist movement and Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) founder Muhammad Maqbool Bhat. Maqbool Bhat was hanged and buried in Delhi’s Tihar Jail on this day in 1984.To prevent pro-freedom protests, authorities imposed stringent restrictions on the movement of people in old Srinagar and Maisuma area. The strike called by both factions of Hurriyat Conference, JKLF and other separatist groups evoked complete ...

Kashmir: Separatists call for shutdown on Afzal Guru’s death anniversary

1394/11/20 | 13:29
A protest shutdown called by the separatists on the third death anniversary of  parliament attack convict  Afzal Guru on Tuesday adversely affected life across the Kashmir Valley as authorities imposed restrictions in parts of Srinagar city.Shops, public transport, and other business establishments remained closed here and all other major cities and towns in the Valley. Attendance in government offices, banks and post offices also ran thin because of non-availability of public transport.Train services have also been suspended between Baramulla ...

No decision yet over whether to continue alliance with BJP or break it: PDP

1394/11/17 | 13:29
The Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) on Saturday nullified the reports of any breakthrough in the process of new government formation, maintaining that the party has authorised its chief Mehbooba Mufti to take final call.PDP’s general secretary Nizam-ud-din Bhat told KNS that so far there has been no decision taken over the present deadlock.“Once the decision is taken by the party president, it will be known to all. So far there has been no breakthrough,” Bhat told KNS.Bhat, who is one of the PDP's founding members, said both the PDP and ...

On Kashmir Day, Nawaz has message for Modi

1394/11/17 | 13:29
Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday said that Kashmir issue was a litmus test of the political foresight of the present Indian and Pakistani leadership and expressed the hope that dialogue process between the two countries will move forward in the days to come. Speaking at the special joint sitting of the Pakistan administered Kashmir’s (PaK) legislature, held to mark Kashmir Solidarity Day, Sharif apparently addressed Indian PM NarendraModi, saying that Kashmir had been yearning for peace since 1947 and the situation warranted for ...

Lolab encounter: Two more LeT militants killed

1394/11/10 | 13:29
Two more militants were killed in an encounter with security forces in Lolab area in Kupwara district today, taking toll to three, police said.Deputy Inspector General, North Kashmir Range, Gareeb Das told KNS that the operation in Lolab area was concluded this afternoon by killing two more militants.“Two more militants were killed today, taking the total number of militants killed to three. All the militants belonged to Lashkar-e-Toiba group,” Das said.He said that ammunition and weapons were recovered from the militants.Yesterday, LeT Commander ...

Kashmir: Lashkar-e-Toiba militant killed in Kokernag gunfight

1394/11/7 | 13:29
A militant owing alliance to Lashkar-e-Toiba was killed in a brief encounter with troops in Kokernag area of this south Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Tuesday.A police officer said after receiving inputs about presence of militants in Khalhaar village of Kokernag, troops cordoned the village. “We laid siege around the area at about 3 am after receiving specific inputs regarding presence of militants in the area. When security men zeroed in on the house, where the militant was hiding, they came under fire from the militant,” he said.He said ...

1994 Kupwara Massacre: 27 civilians shot dead for ‘observing shutdown on Jan 26’

1394/11/7 | 13:29
It was on 27 January 1994 that 27 civilians, mostly traders of Kupwara town, fell to bullets of Army men here adding to the long list of killings of innocent civilians in such massacres carried out by forces in the Valley. The survivors allege that the massacre was carried out by the soldiers to punish the people for observing shutdown on January 26. SURVIVORS RECOUNT THE MASSACRE: Gulam Hassan, a trader of Kupwara town: “A patrol party of Punjab regiment of Army had warned the shopkeepers on the eve of January 26 of dire consequences if they ...

Ahead of Jan 26, police intensifies surveillance, frisking across Kashmir

1394/11/5 | 13:29
Police has intensified surveillance across Kashmir to ensure smooth January 26 functions in the Valley, a top official said on Sunday. The Valley has been placed under a three-tier security blanket to see to it that “no elements try to disrupt the January 26 function in any district.” Kashmir’s Inspector General of Police, Syed JavaidMujtabaGillani told Greater Kashmir that though there is no specific threat ahead of January 26, “a three-tier security set-up is in place to ensure smooth conduct of official R-day functions.” He said ...

Giving up Kashmir is surrendering Indian Muslims' right: BJP leader

1394/11/4 | 13:29
Kashmir is an inalienable part of India and because it is a Muslim state, giving it up will amount to surrendering the right of Muslims, BJP MP and veteran journalist M J Akbar said Saturday."We had already surrendered in the two-nation theory (partition). We can't be permanently subject to it," Akbar said delivering R N Kao memorial lecture on "The Romance of Regression: Caliphate Versus Modernity" against the backdrop of rising global threat of militant outfit Islamic State.The annual lecture commemorates the memory of Ram Nath Kao, the founder ...

Gaw Kadal Massacre: Bullets, blood and bodies by the bridge

1394/10/30 | 13:29
The memorial stone, bearing an Urdu couplet, at Basant Bagh here is a constant reminder of the fateful day when 51 civilians fell to the bullets of paramilitary forces on January 21, 1990. For casual passersby, the stone may not mean much, but for locals living along the ‘Shaheedi Road’, it stands testimony to a bloody massacre. Arshid Ahmed, who was 17 years old when the incident took place, vividly remembers how hundreds of peaceful protestors including children were first allowed to cross the wooden bridge [old Gaw Kadal] and then “slaughtered” ...

Youth dies in police firing after Hizb militant killed in Pulwama gunfight

1394/10/30 | 13:29
A youth was killed in police firing at Naina, Batapora village in Pulwama district on Wednesday after the cops fired on people, who were protesting against killing of a Hizbul Mujahideen militant in an encounter earlier in the day.Another youth hit by bullet in police action is undergoing treatment at SMHS hospital, Srinagar.“On Tuesday evening, 55 RR, SOG and 182 bn CRPF launched a joint combing and search operation in Naina, Batpora village after inputs about presence of three militants in the area,” a police official said.He said after plugging ...

LeT and Hizbul Mujahideen pays tributes to slain militant

1394/10/22 | 13:29
Hizbul Mujahideen has paid rich tributes to Sajad Ahmad alias Peer Sahab who was killed in a shootout by police and army in Zakura in Srinagar outskirts on Monday evening.In an emailed statement to KNS, HM spokesman Saleem Hashmi while quoting the militant group’s deputy chief Saif-u-llah Khalid said that Sajad’s “martyrdom is a huge loss”.“Sajad was associated with Hizbul Mujahideen who spent his life by following Islam and devise strategies to defeat the designs of the enemy for Kashmir’s freedom. A great follower of Islam and Mujahid ...

‘Anti-Islamic forces trying to stoke sectarian passions’ : Mirwaiz

1394/10/15 | 13:29
Appealing Muslims throughout the world in general and those in Kashmir in particular not to fall prey to the designs of anti-Islamic forces who were trying to create sectarian strife and discord among the Muslims, Muttahida Majlis-e-Ulema chief and All Parties Hurriyat Conference (m) Chairperson, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Monday called for unity and brotherhood among Muslims for defeating divisive forces.Urging people to be cautious of the elements trying to stoke sectarian passions and discord, the Mirwaiz said at a time when large scale bloodshed is ...

Kashmir: Mufti Sayeed critical, Mehbooba may take over as CM soon

1394/10/11 | 13:29
Amid the All India Medical Sciences (AIIMS) doctors monitoring on the Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Muhammad Sayeed saying his condition on Thursday remained critical, rumours are rife in the state winter capital Jammu that his daughter Mehbooba Mufti might be handed over the reins soon.BJP insiders said the party would not oppose Mehbooba Mufti to be the next chief minister. However, it is certain that they would demand greater share in power.“Sayeed, who is admitted in AB 8 Intensive Care Unit (ICU) since December ...

Will continue ‘Million March’ come what may: Syed Ali Shah Geelani

1394/8/10 | 13:29
While terming the massive crackdown on the pro-freedom camp to stop the proposed “Million March” program as frustration and acceptance of defeat by the Indian government, Chairman Hurriyat Conference (G) Syed Ali Geelani said that to sabotage the scheduled “Million March” program, the puppet state government on the direction of Indian home ministry has started a massive process of arrests, raids and search operations in every nock and corner of the state. The state government with the help of police and army arrested hundreds of pro-freedom ...

8th Muharram: Police Use Dozens Of Tear Gas Shells On Shiite Mourners In Srinagar

1394/7/30 | 13:29
   Srinagar: To participate in the 8th Muharram procession hundreds of Shitte mourners defied the restrictions in Srinagar and managed to reach Jahangir chowk from Shaheed Gund in a procession on Thursday.Police and paramilitary forces used dozens of tear gas shells to disperse Shiite mourners.Kashmir police chief SJM Gillani on Wednesday had said “we won’t allow Muharram procession for the security reasons.”Since Thursday morning all routes leading to city centre Lal Chowk were blocked by drop gates, concertina wires to prevent ...

Candle Light Vigil Organised In Kashmir To Honor Martyrs Of Karbala

1394/7/29 | 13:29
 Kashmir: In one of its type a candle light vigil “SALUTE 72” was organized in Alamgari Bazar, Srinagar on Tuesday evening to honor the martyrs of Karbala.People from different walks of life participated and lit hundreds of candles in the vigil that was organized by Who is Hussain? Kashmir Chapter.Who is Hussain is a non- profit organization formed in 2012 which raises awareness about Hussain Ibn Ali (grandson of Prophet Muhammad ) who lived in Arabia 1400 years ago. Hussain, his friends and family gave their lives in resistance to a tyrannical ...

Martyrdom Anniversary Of Hazrat Ali (a.s) Commemorated Across India

1394/4/18 | 13:29
 Srinagar: Several processions and Majalis were held across India on Thursday on Martyrdom Anniversary of Hazrat Ali (a.s) in which glowing tributes were paid to him. Majalis was organized by J&K Shia Association at Imam Bargah Zadiabal in Srinagar in which thousands of devotees attended the function where they recited verses of Holy Quran, which was followed by Marsia.Thousands of people from different districts of Kashmir thronged the historic Imam Bargah Zadibal and held mourning Majalis and also held congregation recitation of Quran.President ...

Amnesty Says Justice Denied In Human Rights Violations In Kashmir; Seeks Probe In The Violation

1394/4/11 | 13:29
  New Delhi: Amnesty International India on Wednesday said Justice is being denied in cases of human rights violations in J&K and sought investigation into cases of human rights violations in the state by an independent and impartial authority.It has also called the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) as one of the primary facilitators of impunity by security forces and demanded its repeal.The demands have been made by Amnesty International in a report, titled "Denied: Failures in accountability for human rights violations by security ...

Authorities To Impose Restrictions In Srinagar, Sopore On Friday

1394/3/28 | 13:29
 Kashmir: Authorities on Thursday said that strict restrictions will be imposed in Srinagar and Sopore on Friday as it won’t allow the separatist leaders to march towards Sopore.The government has decided to impose Section 144 in the areas coming under the jurisdiction of five police station areas of the old city Srinagar in a bid to foil any disruption in law and order.Meanwhile, DC Baramulla has also said that in view of the law and order situation, government has decided to impose restrictions in some areas of the district.However Srinagar ...

Kashmir Observes Complete Shutdown Against Sopore Killings

1394/3/27 | 13:29
 Srinagar: Kashmir observed complete shutdown on Wednesday following the strike call by separatists against the killing of civilians in Sopore town of Baramulla district.Today’s strike was called jointly by JKLF, Hurriyat Conference factions led by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Syed Ali Shah Geelani; and supported by almost all separatist groups in the Valley.The strike hit the normal life of the people as shops, business establishments and schools remained closed.Roads were deserted with only some private vehicles plying on roads. Public transport ...

Grenade Hurled On Mobile Phone Tower In Kashmir; 1 Injured

1394/3/11 | 13:29
   Srinagar: Days after the attacks on mobile vendors in Sopore, militants on Monday attacked a cell phone tower in Srinagar with a hand grenade, injuring one person.The injured has been identified as Imtiyaz Ahmad Ahanger - brother of the tower's owner - and a resident of the Gadood Bagh area of Habakadal locality in Srinagar city.A senior police officer has said "Gunmen lobbed a hand grenade at a cell phone tower, injuring one person".Today’s attack on telecom tower is the first incident in Srinagar after grenade attacks on mobile ...

Pakistani Flags Re-Appear At Separatist Rally; Shabir Shah Detained

1394/3/8 | 13:29
 Kashmir: Pakistani flags once again were waved at a rally organized by separatist leader Shabir Shah in Anantnag after Friday prayers.As per reports Shah was taken into custody by police from Khanabal after the rally when he was on his way back home in Srinagar.Shah was taken into custody along his two close aides- Mohammad Abdullah Tari and Molvi Bashir Ahmad.The Pakistani flags were waved from atop the vehicle where Shah was addressing the people.Earlier on April 15 this year Pakistani flags appeared at a rally held to welcome Hurriyat ...

Najma Heptullah Says Waving Of Pakistani Flags In Kashmir Won’t Be Accepted

1394/3/7 | 13:29
 Kashmir: Union Minister for Minorities Affairs Najma Heptullah today said that waving Pakistani flag in Kashmir won’t be accepted by the government and asked its valley cadres to identify those people responsible for it.Najma while addressing to party workers at SKICC said “We won't tolerate anybody raising pro-Pak slogans and raising Pakistani flags on Indian Territory”.She said anti national elements won’t be tolerated adding such elements should be identified and separated from the society.You should identify those people who are ...

APSCC Says Hoisting Tri-Colour At Lal Chowk Will Lead To Serious Repercussions

1394/2/25 | 13:29
    Srinagar:Following the announcement of hoisting of tri-color at Lal Chowk on Saturday All Parties Sikh Coordination Committee (APSCC) Thursday expressed concern saying that this move may trigger communal frenzy among the different communities in Kashmir.APSCC Chairman Jagmohan Singh Raina said that nobody should be allowed to disturb the brotherhood that exists among the different communities in Kashmir.“The proposed flag hoisting at Lal Chowk by a group namely Youth for Nation on May 16 is starting to become a concern for ...

Mark Zuckerberg Stirs Controversy; Posts India Map Without J&K

1394/2/24 | 13:29
Triggering a controversy the CEO of Facebook Mark Zuckerberg Thursday shared on his official facebook account a graphical post depicting India’s map without Jammu and Kashmir.Zukerberg while highlighting the achievements of its Internet.org platform posted an info-graphic with maps of 11 nations including India.Many user took to social networking to register their anger after noticing the absence of J&K in Indian map.Some users also called on facebook CEO to correct the depicted Indian map in which Jammu and Kashmir was missing.However many ...

Hurriyat 'G' Chairman Syed Ali Shah Geelani concerned over RSS influence in Jammu

1394/2/23 | 13:29
Shafaqna News Agency: In a statement to Hurriyat G, he said that the attitude of the BJP members in the Assembly is very aggressive and rebellious in this regard and they are hel bent upon to prove the Jammu and Kashmir as two separate entities and they are openly working on this project. During a detailed meeting with the former Chief Justice of Azad Kashmir Syed Manzoor Hussain Geelani at his residence at Hyderpora, Syed Ali Geelani said that the Kashmiri people are passing through very tough times of their history. The communal forces of India ...

Dr Qasim Says Attempts Being Made To Convert Kashmiri Muslims Into Materialistic Animals

1394/2/22 | 13:29
Dr Muhammad Qasim Ameer Muslim Deeni Mahaz today hitting out at India said Kashmiri Muslims are not animals that only their economic wellbeing and development is being talked about.Qasim said “Indian rulers and their regional puppets have been exploiting Kashmiri Muslims on the name of development.’’.He went on to say that “they are least concerned about the spiritual needs and development of the Kashmiri subjects”. “The development of spirit takes place in a free environment. They consider Kashmiris as just material entities. Therefore ...

‘Hussaini Youth Federation Ladakh Srinagar’ Holds Seerat Conference; Stresses On Unity Among Muslims

1394/2/22 | 13:29
Hussaini Youth Federation Ladakh, Srinagar organized a day long Seerat Conference at the auditorium of SP Higher Secondary School Srinagar on Sunday to strength Islamic unity. Hujjatul Islam Sheikh Habibullah presided over the function.The conference was stated with the recitation of Holy Quran by Sheikh Ali Najfi.Sheikh Habibullah in his address asked people to follow the teachings of Holy Prophet Muhammad (SAWW). He also stressed for unity among the Muslim Ummah. Other speakers at the conference were Sheikh Ghulam Hussain Matto, Syed Bilal ...