Home / News Gallery (page 2)

News Gallery

Several untold stories unfold as Police, Stone-pelters meet again

Mir Farhat PULWAMa, Dec 24: Ever since the first pebble was thrown in 2008, there have been many hits and runs between stone pelters and the police. Such encounters are a continuous process but the environment has changed ever since Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti announced amnesty for first time stone-pelters …

Read More »

Two boys including slain LeT commander Waseem Shah’s cousin join militancy

Sameer Showkin Lone Srinagar | Dec 21: After a brief lull in militant recruitments, two more youth from south Kashmir’s Shopian and Pulwama districts have joined the militant ranks. According to locals, two youth — one hailing from Shopian district and another from Pulwama district — have joined the militant ranks …

Read More »

Hawal Massacre 1990: CRPF identified 15 personnel, but no idea if any action was taken: SHRC

Sameer Showkin Lone Srinagar | Dec 16: :  The State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) Police Investigation Wing (PIW) has revealed in its report that CRPF’s Court of Inquiry (COI) had identified “15 CRPF personnel involved in the Hawal massacre”  but there is no idea if any action has been taken. …

Read More »

Azadi Chacha Sarjan Barkati quits Qazi Yasir’s Ummat i Islami

Sameer Showkin Lone Srinagar| Dec 12: Days after senior Hurriyat leader Javaid Mir quit Hurriyat Conference (M) citing “ideological differences”, another pro-Kashmir leader Sarjan Barkati popularly known as “Azadi Chacha” parted ways with Jammu Kashmir Ummat-i-Islami led by Qazi Yasir. Barkati, considered to be a staunch supporter of Yasir’s father …

Read More »

Kashmiri militants are not terrorists: IPS Officer Shailendra Mishra

ND Desk Srinagar: A young IPS officer posted in the restive region of J&K said Kashmiri militants are not terrorists. let’s not rejoice at their killings,” said Jammu and Kashmir cadre IPS officer SSP Shailendra Mishra — who recently addressed a public gathering in Mumbai, where a seminar was organised …

Read More »

The Spire Of Eternal Hope-‘Khanqah–e–maula‘ is on fire.’

Saba Shafi Makhdoomi  Nov 20: This ominous message brought back a deluge of childhood memories. It reminded me of the innumerable times my father would take me there, before all important exams, crossing that threshold which might, in his unwavering faith, ease all difficult junctures in life, helping one transition through …

Read More »

To Unite Families of Slain Militants, Forces, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar to host ‘Paigam-e-Mohabbat’

Sameer Showkin Lone Srinagar | Nov 10: Founder of the Art of Living and famous Hindu priest Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, is hosting an event on November 10 at Bengaluru. The event is named Paigam-e-Mohabbat (Message of Love) aimed to heal the hearts and bring about reconciliation among people who …

Read More »

When RSS Guest from Nagpur visited Geelani’s Trusted Man Ashraf Sehrai

Sameer Showkin Lone Srinagar | Oct 10: Last year, when Kashmir was gripped under massive unrest that trigerred after the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani, a guest arrived at the residence of senior Hurriyat leader, Ashraf Sehrai, and he left without even having tea. Sehrai, the most trusted man …

Read More »