Indian army to get 1.86 lakh new bullet-proof jackets

Indian army to get 1.86 lakh new bullet-proof jackets

The Indian army’s infantry soldiers will soon get modern bullet-proof jackets under a Rs 639 crore contract inked on Monday. The army said the major contract for procurement of 1,86,138 bullet-proof jackets (BPJs) has been signed with domestic private company SMPP Pvt. Ltd after successful conduct of stringent field evaluation trials, the Times of India […]

UN chief ‘very concerned over Kashmir situation’

UN chief ‘very concerned over Kashmir situation’

United Nations chief Antonio Guterres is “very concerned” over the situation in Kashmir and wants all member states to protect their civilians, reports said. “The Secretary-General is, indeed, very concerned about the situation that we’ve seen in Jammu and Kashmir. He reminds that Member States are responsible under international humanitarian law to protect civilians,” Stephane […]

Shopian killings: Pak to observe ‘Kashmir Solidarity Day’ on Friday

Shopian killings: Pak to observe ‘Kashmir Solidarity Day’ on Friday

 Special envoys to visit different capitals to highlight Indian brutalities in Kashmir Pakistan has declared that ‘Kashmir Solidarity Day’ will be observed on Friday in support of Kashmiri people and against ‘Indian brutalities,’ reports said. The federal cabinet met in Islamabad under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Monday. Foreign Minister Khawaja […]

Is UN waiting for World War III: Tahirul Qadri on Kashmir killings

Is UN waiting for World War III: Tahirul Qadri on Kashmir killings

Prominent Pakistani-Canadian politician and Islamic scholar Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri has slammed the Indian Army over the killings in south Kashmir on Sunday. “I am deeply saddened by the killings in the occupied territory, I express solidarity with the families of the deceased,” Qadri, who heads the Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) said. “They (the Indian Army) have made […]

Our dirty dark underbelly

That a large number of Kashmiris are involved in spying for the state is a fact all too well known. It is probably ‘normal’ in a place like Kashmir where people see the state as an entity of occupation and the state is constantly looking for collaborators and informers to maintain its writ. The people […]