Joint Resistance Leadership urges global rights bodies to visit Kashmir prisons

Joint Resistance Leadership urges global rights bodies to visit Kashmir prisons

Expressing strong resentment over the extension of judicial remand for Asiya Andrabi and her two associates, the Joint Resistance Leadership comprising Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik Tuesday said all the leaders and activists booked by...
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Hear all states on cop’s power to book Army men: J&K urges SC

Hear all states on cop’s power to book Army men: J&K urges SC

At loggerheads with the Centre on the Shopian firing incident, Jammu and Kashmir on Monday requested the Supreme Court to hear all states and Union Territories (UTs) to decide whether a state police can register an FIR against an Army...
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PhD scholar Mannan Wani writes open letter, justifies move to join militancy

PhD scholar Mannan Wani writes open letter, justifies move to join militancy

Mannan Wani, a PhD scholar who went missing in January and later surfaced on social media after joining the ranks of militants, has written about why he chose to join the separatist movement in Kashmir. The 26-year-old research student of...
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J&K Govt likely to withdraw extra security of politicians, party workers say they are vulnerable to attacks

J&K Govt likely to withdraw extra security of politicians, party workers say they are vulnerable to attacks

The Jammu and Kashmir government led by Governor Narendra Nath Vohra is likely to withdraw “extra security” of all the political leaders, including the ministers in the previous BJP-PDP coalition government. The downgrading of security comes for the first ...
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Lt. Gen Syed Ata Hasnain appointed Chancellor of Central University of Kashmir

Lt. Gen Syed Ata Hasnain appointed Chancellor of Central University of Kashmir

Lt Gen Syed Ata Hasnain (retd) has been appointed Chancellor of the Central University of Kashmir (CUK) for a five-year term. The appointment was cleared by President Ram Nath Kovind. He will replace founding Chancellor Sri kumar Banerjee. “The President...
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UK, Ireland style open border best solution for Kashmir: Farooq Abdullah

UK, Ireland style open border best solution for Kashmir: Farooq Abdullah

‘India, Pak must realise Kashmir has no military solution’ Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah has proposed an Ireland-style solution of an open border between the UK-governed Northern Ireland and the Irish Republic’s adjacent ter...
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Solar eclipse on July 13, longest lunar eclipse in century and date with Mars later this month

Solar eclipse on July 13, longest lunar eclipse in century and date with Mars later this month

People are in for a triple celestial treat this month with a solar eclipse and a lunar eclipse set to happen and Mars expected to come closest to Earth than it has in nearly two decades. July promises to be...
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Killing of civilians continues during clashes with security forces in Kashmir

Killing of civilians continues during clashes with security forces in Kashmir

A man was killed while 20 others were injured on Tuesday in clashes between stone-pelters and security forces near an encounter site in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir where two militants were killed. Tamsheel Ahmad Khan of Vehil in...
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Ending ceasefire, coalition break-up linked to 2019 poll: CCG Report

Ending ceasefire, coalition break-up linked to 2019 poll: CCG Report

Concerned Citizens’ Group (CCG), a civil society group led by former union finance minister Yashwant Sinha which recently visited J&K, in its report released on Friday said that the local perception in the Valley was that centre’s decision to not...
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Character assassination of Hurriyat leaders plot to prolong detentions: Hurriyat (G)

Character assassination of Hurriyat leaders plot to prolong detentions: Hurriyat (G)

Rejecting any possibility of submission or surrender before the “imperialism and military might”, Hurriyat (G) chairman, Syed Ali Geelani Friday termed “the fresh spurt in the character assassination campaign launched by the NIA, against the resistance l...
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