Kashmir Inc announce marathon protest, Tourism, Trade, Transport bodies to hold demonstrations between August 1-7

Kashmir Inc announce marathon protest, Tourism, Trade, Transport bodies to hold demonstrations between August 1-7

Representatives of 27 Kashmir-based trade organisations on Tuesday announced a week-long protest programme beginning Wednesday to “protect” Article 35-A from any tinkering The business associations that recently came together under an umbrella body said the protests will be held by...
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JRL cranks up pressure over Article 35A warns of mass agitation

JRL cranks up pressure over Article 35A warns of mass agitation

The Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) Sunday threatened to launch mass agitation and called for two-day shutdown against any tinkering with Article 35A, which grants special privileges to residents of Jammu and Kashmir. Hurriyat Conference (G) chairman Syed Al...
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Steady rise in local militancy since 2014

Steady rise in local militancy since 2014

Local youths joining terror groups in the Kashmir Valley this year stood at 110 till July 15, with the worst militancy-hit district of Shopian in south Kashmir accounting for the maximum of 28 recruits, officials said. The number of locals...
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CASO in Lal Chowk triggers panic

CASO in Lal Chowk triggers panic

It was part of the security drill: CRPF The forces on Friday launched a Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) in the city centre Lal Chowk. It was the second CASO in Srinagar in two years. A joint CASO was launched...
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Kashmir core issue says Imran Khan, Mirwaiz, Abdul Gani Bhat welcome’s statement

Kashmir core issue says Imran Khan, Mirwaiz, Abdul Gani Bhat welcome’s statement

Will take two steps if India takes one : Imran Good Indo-Pak relations will benefit entire region Indian media portraying me like Bollywood villain saddened me I don’t doubt sense of judgment of Pakistani people: Bhat Enough of bloodshed, hope...
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Rebels strike in heart of Srinagar, killed one CRPF personnel injuring another

Rebels strike in heart of Srinagar, killed one CRPF personnel injuring another

Target security forces’ picket near high-security civil secretariat; Hizb claims responsibility Militants on Tuesday attacked Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel guarding the civil secretariat, killing a constable and wounding another in broad dayl...
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Scores injured in clashes during CASO in Kulgam

Scores injured in clashes during CASO in Kulgam

At least thirty people were injured, one of them critically, in clashes with government forces during a cordon-and-search-operation (CASO) in Khudwani area in Kulgam district on Monday. Six of the injured had metal pellet injuries in eyes. Scores of youth...
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Recruitment announcements & Punishment videos: Hizb changes its public messaging in Kashmir

Recruitment announcements & Punishment videos: Hizb changes its public messaging in Kashmir

On July 8, a WhatsApp message went viral in Kashmir. It seemed to console the unsuccessful “applicants” in a recruitment drive. But this was no ordinary job. “We have got thousands of applications and requests from Islam and Freedom loving...
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Minor boys dismembered body sends shockwaves across Valley, Kupwara shuts in protest

Minor boys dismembered body sends shockwaves across Valley, Kupwara shuts in protest

The body of a 10-year-old boy with a chopped arm was recovered from a nullah at Gushi village in Kupwara district on Thursday evening. Umar Farooq Malik, a class III student of Gulgam, Kupwara, had gone missing on July 16....
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Shopian villagers accuse Army of thrashing civilians, vandalizing houses

Shopian villagers accuse Army of thrashing civilians, vandalizing houses

Residents stage protest against ‘Army’s highhandedness’ Army went on a rampage in Mochwara village on south Kashmir’s Shopian district Tuesday night during which around 11 people including two sons of a retired police official and a 10th standard stude...
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