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Resistance leaders meet to discuss future strategy

Resistance leaders meet to discuss future strategy

Srinagar: The three top leaders of the pro-freedom camp who spearhead the present uprising met for the first time during past four months at the Hurriyat (G) Hyderpora headquarters today. Syed Ali Shah Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik held a meeting that lasted for 3 hours during which all issues including the […]

Edu Minister’s daughter attends official meeting; governance rules thrown to dogs

Edu Minister’s daughter attends official meeting; governance rules thrown to dogs

Srinagar: Education Minister Naeem Akhter invited his daughter to attend an official meeting on Thursday, a Jammu daily reported today. The bureaucracy has criticized Minister’s move, terming it to make governance a family affair, the newspaper reported. Shehriyar Khanam, Education Minister’s daughter, was seen sitting alongside her father in the meeting that was called to […]

Midnight police raid in Methan Chanapora, 3 youth detained

  Srinagar: Police raided Methan, Chanapora area of Srinagar at 12 midnight during the intervening night of November 4 and 5 in which three local youth were detained by them. The youth were identified as Umar, Yasir and Babloo. Panic griped the entire area and people were forced to remain indoors due to pepper gas fired […]

Police fires teargas-shells on teenager’s funeral at Eidgah

Srinagar: Police today fired tear-gas shells on protestors during a funeral of a local youth who succumbed to his injuries yesterday at Sheri-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences. According to family members, the youth, Kaiser Hameed Sofi of Shalimar Srinagar, was “beaten-up and poisoned by police” on October 27, an allegation denied by the police. Sofi was […]

Injured Shalimar youth succumbs; police denies involvement

Srinagar: A 16-year-old youth who according to his family members was injured and poisoned by police succumbed in Sheri-Kashmir Institute of Medical sciences (SKIMS), Soura today. The police, however, denied the allegation. The youth, a 10th class student, was identified as Kaiser Hameed Sofi of Shalimar, Srinagar. “Kaiser was beaten-up by police last Thursday and […]

Pakistan not to attend tobacco conference in India: Reports

Srinagar: The relationship between India and Pakistan sank to new depths with Pakistan deciding to stay away from a global tobacco-control conference in India next week, a media report said today, quoting a government minister. India is hosting the biennial conference of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC), the only global treaty to […]

Dy SP injured in stone-pelting incident

Srinagar: A Deputy Superintendent of Police was injured in a stone-pelting incident today at Soura. The Dy SP was identified as Sajad Ahmad who is currently posted in Soura area of Srinagar. Eye-witnesses said that a protest march took out in Anchar, Soura post Friday prayers which was thwarted by the police by firing tear-gas shells. The […]

Protest march in Anchar Srinagar

Srinagar: People carried out a protest march in Anchar Srinagar today against the “highhandedness of Police” in the area two days ago. Eyewitness said that large number of people, particularly youth, gathered in Jenab Sahib shrine after Friday prayers and took out a protest march towards main chowk Soura. The protesters were carrying pictures of […]

Heavy deployment of forces in Srinagar; Govt says no restrictions; No Friday prayers at Jamia Masjid

Srinagar: Authorities today imposed heavy deployment of forces in different parts of Srinagar primarily to thwart pro-freedom post Friday prayers’ gatherings. However, there were no restrictions on civilian movement in various parts of Srinagar. The pro-freedom leaders in their weekly ‘protest calendar’ have asked people of different districts of the Valley to march towards their respective […]

Pro-freedom camp infested with Indian agents?

Srinagar, Nov 3: The incarcerated Ameer of Muslim Deeni Mahaz (MDM) Dr Muhammad Qasim Faktoo in a statement issued here today said that some pro-freedom activists want to shatter the unity forged between trio resistance leaders Syed Ali Shah Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik, who are spearheading the present uprising. Faktoo was quoted […]