KASHMIR

  • BJP should treat J&K government as a challenge and not be apologetic: Jitendra Singh 1 hour 55 minutes ago

    Katra: Asking the BJP leadership in Jammu and Kashmir to focus on fulfilling the expectations and aspirations of the people, Union Minister Jitendra Singh said instead of being apologetic about being in government with PDP, the party should treat it as a challenge. "Instead of being apologetic, we should treat it...
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  • Tension grips Kashmir, 2 policemen arrested for killing a teenager during pro-Masarat Alam rally 11 hours 45 minutes ago

    Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Police on Saturday admitted that security personnel violated the standard operating procedure while firing at a mob in Narbal village of Budgam district. Two police officers have been arrested and the government has ordered a magisterial probe into the firing at a mob protesting against the...
  • J&K Government orders magisterial probe into killing of youth in Budgam district 15 hours 22 minutes ago

    Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir government has ordered a magisterial probe into the killing of a youth in firing by security forces during a protest demonstration in Budgam district on Saturday. Deputy Commissioner Budgam, Mir Altaf Ahmad, ordered the magisterial probe into the killing of Suhail Ahmad Sofi at Narbal village on...
  • J&K: Yasin Malik, Swami Agnivesh released from jail 17 hours 23 minutes ago

    Srinagar: Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front(JKLF) chief Yasin Malik and social activist Swami Agnivesh have been released from jail. They were held by police while marching towards Narbal where a youngster was killed on Saturday morning. A youngster succumbed to his injuries after the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) opened fire at...
  • J&K: Yasin Malik, Swami Agnivesh arrested while marching towards Narbal 19 hours 18 minutes ago

    Srinagar: Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front(JKLF) chief Yasin Malik and Arya Samaj leader Swami Agnivesh have been arrested while marching towards Narbal where a youngster was killed on Saturday morning. Malik is also on a 30-hour long hunger strike against the government's supposed rehabilitation programme for Kashmiri Pandits. He wants them to...
  • JKLF chief Yasin Malik says no to Kashmiri Pandits enclaves, wants them back in their original homes, sits on hunger strike 20 hours 56 minutes ago

    Srinagar: Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front(JKLF) chief Yasin Malik on Saturday started a 30-hour long hunger strike against the government's supposed rehabilitation programme for Kashmiri Pandits. He wants them to return to their original homes in the valley. "We won't allow separate colonies for Kashmiri Pandits. We want them to stay with...
  • Pakistan and Jamaat-ud-Dawa help Kashmiris and we call it jihad, says 26/11 planner Hafiz Saeed 22 hours 17 minutes ago

    Islamabad: Jamaat-ud-Dawa chief and 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks mastermind Hafiz Saeed strongly came out in support of Kashmiri separatists and admitted that his organisation is backing the Pakistan Army wage jihad in the valley. During a TV interview, Hafiz said, "If India is not ready to give their rights and if...
  • Kashmiri separatist Masarat Alam remanded to 7-day police custody Yesterday

    Srinagar: A court in Jammu and Kashmir has ordered seven day police remand for Kashmiri separatist Masarat Alam. Alam was arrested on Friday amid mounting outrage over raising of pro-Pakistan slogans and flags at a rally attended by him on Wednesday. The 45-year-old hardliner was arrested from his home in Habbakadal...
  • Is the PDP government serious in dealing with separatists? Yesterday

    Rubbishing allegations that the Jammu and Kashmir government arrested separatist leader Masarat Alam following the Centre's pressure, Peoples Democratic Party spokesperson Waheed Para called the police action a procedural decision. ...
  • Nobody will be allowed to break India's unity: Rajnath Singh Yesterday

    Kanpur: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday said India's unity and integrity were "inviolable" and nobody will be allowed to break them. "I would like to assure the countrymen that no one will be allowed to break the unity and integrity of the country be it Masarat Alam or anybody...
  • Masarat Alam is a guest of J&K government, might have been served biryani, says Digvijaya Singh Yesterday

    New Delhi: Congress leader and General Secretary Digvijaya Singh on Friday sparked off a row by asking if like 26/11 Mumbai terror attack accused Ajmal Kasab, separatist leader Masarat Alam too was served biryani under arrest. Singh said, "Jammu and Kashmir government should tell under what sections have Masarat Alam and...
  • Masarat Alam arrested, clashes follow Yesterday

    Protesters clashed with police in Srinagar after they were stopped from heading to Tral in south Kashmir for a planned march. The clashes came hours after the arrest of separatist Masarat Alam, who was released from prison in March. ...
  • Lashkar-e-Toiba founder Hafeez Saeed holds rally in support of Masarat Alam Yesterday

    Lahore: Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) founder Hafeez Saeed held a rally in support of separatist leader Masarat Alam in Lahore on Friday. This rally came right after Alam was arrested for raising pro-Pakistani slogans and waving Pakistani flag in Srinagar on Syed Ali Shah Geelani's return from Delhi. Despite the arrest, Alam...
  • Protests in Srinagar, Hurriyat leader Geelani calls for bandh on Saturday Yesterday

    Srinagar: Separatists in Jammu and Kashmir has stepped up their protest against the state government. Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani has called for a bandh on Saturday. This comes after separatist supporters lead by Hurriyat leader Mirwaiz Farooq clashed with police in Nohwatta in Srinagar. The protests took a...
  • Cartoon of the day: Masarat Alam arrested for waving Pakistani flag in Srinagar Yesterday

    Hurriyat leader Masarat Alam was arrested by the Jammu and Kashmir Police on Friday morning at his home in Srinagar. Alam was booked under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act and arrested for raising pro-Pakistani slogans and waving Pakistani flag in Srinagar. ...
  • Clashes in Srinagar over separatist Masarat Alam's arrest, police use tear gas to disperse crowd Yesterday

    Srinagar: Clashes have erupted in Srinagar after Kashmiri separatist leader Masarat Alam was arrested on Friday. Jammu and Kashmir Police had to resort to lathicharge and tear gas shelling to disperse the mob. Protests are being led by Hurriyat Conference leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq in Nowhatta in Srinagar. Protestors are...
  • Digvijaya courts controversy, asks if Kashmiri separatist Masarat Alam was served biryani under house arrest Yesterday

    Senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh stroked a controversy by asking if like 26/11 Mumbai attack convict Ajmal Kasab, Kashmiri separatist Masarat Alam too was served biryani under arrest. Singh said, "Kasab wasn't served biryani, Masarat Alam might have been. Was Alam served biryani when under house arrest? Jammu and Kashmir...
  • Rohtak college expels 13 Kashmiri students studying under PM's scholarship scheme Yesterday

    Rohtak: Thirteen Kashmiri students enrolled in the Prime Minister's special scholarship scheme have been expelled from their college hostel in Rohtak. The students were studying at the Rohtak Engineering College under the Prime Minister's Special Scholarship. The college has said that they have not been receiving the fees promised to them...
  • BJP welcomes Kashmiri separatist Masarat Alam's arrest, says won't compromise on national security Yesterday

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party on Friday welcomed the arrest of Kashmiri separatist leader and All India Hurriyat Conference hardliner Masarat Alam after the Jammu and Kashmir government bowed to Centre's pressure. Alam has been arrested under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act after he waved Pakistan flags to greet...
  • Kashmiri separatists are not Pakistanis, they are Indians, says PDP on Masarat Alam arrest Yesterday

    Srinagar: Rubbishing allegations that the Jammu and Kashmir government arrested separatist leader Masarat Alam following the Centre's pressure, Peoples Democratic Party spokesperson Waheed Para called the police action a procedural decision. "The action has not been taken due to any pressure. The government has acted as per the procedure. There...
  • Kashmiri separatist leader Masarat Alam arrested for waving Pakistani flag in Srinagar 2 days ago

    Srinagar: A day after he was placed under house arrest, separatist leader and Hurriyat hardliner Masarat Alam has been arrested for raising pro-Pakistani slogans and waving Pakistani flag in Srinagar. Despite the arrest, Alam remained defiant and said that the scheduled rally in Tral against the death of a youth in...
  • Indian government's use of force against Kashmiri leaders regrettable: Pakistan 2 days ago

    Reacting to pro-Pakistan slogans and flags being waved at a rally addressed by hardliner Syed Ali Shah Geelani, Pakistan Foreign Office spokesperson Tasnim Aslam said that it is regrettable that Indian government used force against Kashmiri leaders who were holding a peaceful assembly. "The move is bogus and illegal." she...
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  • Kashmiri separatists Masarat Alam, Syed Ali Shah Geelani put under house arrest 2 days ago

    Srinagar: Kashmiri separatists and Hurriyat hardliners Masarat Alam and Syed Ali Shah Geelani have been put under house arrest ahead of their proposed rally in Tral in Jammu and Kashmir. The duo was put under house arrest after Home Minister Rajnath Singh warned the Centre would not tolerate anyone raising slogans...
  • Pakistan says people waving its flag in Srinagar shows love between Kashmir and Pakistan 2 days ago

    Islamabad: Pakistan on Thursday said people waving its national flag on the streets of Srinagar is the "manifestation of deep and lasting emotional bonds" between the Kashmiris and the Pakistanis. Reacting to pro-Pakistan slogans and flags being waved at a rally addressed by hardliner Syed Ali Shah Geelani against whom an...
  • Centre warns Kashmiri separatists, says won't tolerate 'Pakistan zindabad' slogans on Indian soil 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Sending out a strong warning to separatist leaders in Kashmir, Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday said the Centre would not tolerate anyone raising slogans like 'Pakistan zindabad' on Indian soil. Singh's statement came after separatist leader Masarat Alam and his supporters waved Pakistan flags on Wednesday to...
  • Hurriyat attacks Omar Abdullah for proposing to convert LoC into border 2 days ago

    Srinagar: Moderate Hurriyat Conference on Thursday hit out at National Conference leader Omar Abdullah for advocating conversion of Line of Control between India and Pakistan into a permanent border, saying he was running away from the historical and geographical reality of the issue. "Omar's statement on conversion of LoC into international...
  • Centre, state governments leveraging separatists in Jammu and Kashmir: VHP 2 days ago

    Jammu: The VHP on Thursday alleged that the Central and Jammu and Kashmir governments were giving a complete leverage to separatists and demanded that the valley should be handed over to the Army. "Both the state and central governments are giving a complete leverage to anti-national and separatists for declaring sedation...
  • Jammu witnesses protests over Geelani rally 2 days ago

    Jammu: Protests broke out in several areas in Jammu on Thursday against raising of Pakistani flags and pro-Pakistan slogans at the rally held by separatist leaders in Srinagar on Wednesday. Demanding the arrest of separatists, particularly Masarat Alam, protesters burnt effigies of separatist leaders and raised slogans against them, the state...