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‘Mend Your Ways’: BJP MLA Lal Singh Warns Kashmiri Journalists

‘Mend Your Ways’: BJP MLA Lal Singh Warns Kashmiri Journalists

In an apparent reference to the murder of ‘Rising Kashmir’ editor Shujaat Bukhari, Bharatiya Janata Party leader Chaudhary Lal Singh on Friday, 22 June, asked the journalists in Kashmir to draw the line and mend their ways. Addressing a press conference in Jammu on Friday, he said Kashmir media has created “a wrong narrative regarding […]

NDA allowed terrorism to re-emerge in J&K: Omar Abdullah

NDA allowed terrorism to re-emerge in J&K: Omar Abdullah

National Conference (NC) vice president and former chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir Omar Abdullah said the NDA government’s claim that more militants were killed in Kashmir during its rule than in the UPA dispensation actually tells how it allowed militancy and violence to re-emerge in the Valley. “Actually minister sahib this tells the story […]

Kashmir’s IS chief Dawood Salafi among 4 militants killed in Anantnag gunfight: Police

Kashmir’s IS chief Dawood Salafi among 4 militants killed in Anantnag gunfight: Police

Four militants, including the chief of militant outfit ‘Islamic State’ in Jammu and Kashmir, were killed in a gunfight with government forces in Srigufwara area of south Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Friday, police said. The slain, according to an official, were identified as ISJK chief Dawood Salafi alias Burhan from HMT Srinagar, Majid Manzoor Dar […]

South #Kashmir: 4 killed in ongoing Anantnag gunfight

South #Kashmir: 4 killed in ongoing Anantnag gunfight

Two militants, a civilian and a policeman were killed and dozens others injured in the ongoing gunfight between militants and the government forces in Srigufwara area of south Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Friday. Director General of Police SP Vaid confirmed that two militants were killed in the ongoing gunfight. Reports said that the owner of the […]

In Pics: Valley observes complete hartal against Shujaat, civilian killings

In Pics: Valley observes complete hartal against Shujaat, civilian killings

Pictures by Zargar Zahoor Normal life was affected in Kashmir Valley Thursday due to a hartal called by pro-freedom camp against the killing of journalist Shujaat Bukhari and civilians recently in forces’ action in south Kashmir. Most of the shops, fuel stations and other business establishments in Srinagar the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir […]

NIA probe against pro-freedom camp likely to be revived during Guv rule: Report

NIA probe against pro-freedom camp likely to be revived during Guv rule: Report

The NIA’s probe against pro-freedom camp in Kashmir is likely to be revived as the state is reeling under Governor’s rule, The Indian Express reported. The agency’s probe into terror funding charges against the pro-freedom leadership had been put on the backburner after Delhi appointed former Intelligence Bureau director Dineshwar Sharma as interlocutor on the […]

#Kashmir: Operation all-out indicates ‘massacre being planned’, says Azad

#Kashmir: Operation all-out indicates ‘massacre being planned’, says Azad

Congress leader and former J&K chief minister Ghulam Nabi Azad said the BJP’s language of “all-out operations” in J&K indicated that a “massacre” was being planned. In a TV interview, he also said the Army operations in the state killed more civilians than terrorists. The BJP accused Congress of trying to demoralise the armed forces by such […]

Counter-insurgency ops will be much easier during Governor’s rule: J&K police chief

Counter-insurgency ops will be much easier during Governor’s rule: J&K police chief

Jammu and Kashmir Director General of Police (DGP) S P Vaid Wednesday said that counter-insurgency operations will be “much easier” for forces during Governor’s rule.  “I think, operations will continue. Only thing was in between during this period, operations were stopped. They were going on earlier also. But we will intensify these operations in days […]

Muslim man lynched over cow slaughter rumour in western UP

Muslim man lynched over cow slaughter rumour in western UP

A 38-year-old cattle trader was lynched and a 65-year-old man severely injured by a mob allegedly on suspicion of cow slaughter in Hapur’s Bajhera Khurd village of Uttar Pradesh, 50km from Delhi-UP border, on Monday, reports said. The incident took place when chief minister Yogi Adityanath was holding a meeting with BJP MPs and MLAs […]

Delhi shootout kills 3

Delhi shootout kills 3

Three persons were killed and five injured in a shoot-out between two gangs in north Delhi on Monday morning, Jatin Narwal, DCP (North) said, reports said.  Members of the Tillu Tajpur gang and Jitender Hogi gang clashed with each other in a market in Sant Nagar. A member of the Tillu Tajpur gang is suspected […]