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Shujaat Bukhari killing: Police release photos of 4 suspects

Shujaat Bukhari killing: Police release photos of 4 suspects

The J&K Police on Thursday claimed it has identified three Lashkar-e-Toiba militants and a Pakistan-based Srinagar resident, who were behind the killing and hatching conspiracy of Kashmir’s top journalist Shujaat Bukhari. “The conspiracy was hatched in Pakistan and executed by the three terrorists here. The investigation has established that it was done by Lashkar,” Inspector General of […]

Lashkar’s Naveed Jatt killed Bukhari, say Police: Report

Lashkar’s Naveed Jatt killed Bukhari, say Police: Report

Jammu and Kashmir Police have identified the attackers who killed senior journalist Shujaat Bukhari on June 14. While quoting Police sources, the Indian Express says that two of the attackers are from South Kashmir and another is a Pakistani national. “We have identified the attackers,” a top police officer privy to the investigation said. “Two of them […]

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 […]

Interlocutor Sharma visits Bukhari’s family on his ‘Chaharum’

Interlocutor Sharma visits Bukhari’s family on his ‘Chaharum’

The Government of India’s appointed interlocutor to Kashmir Dineshwar Sharma on Monday visited the family of slain Rising Kashmir editor Shujaat Bukhari to offer his condolences. Sharma went to Kreeri town of Baramulla district to console the bereaved family who observed the 4th day of Bukhari’s killing on Monday. Thousands of people from different walks of life […]

Journalist organisations demand J&K govt to book Shujaat’s killers, trollers

Journalist organisations demand J&K govt to book Shujaat’s killers, trollers

We demand that the government institute a separate inquiry into those who had launched a malicious campaign against Shujaat. The cyber cell of the union home ministry should look into all those IP addresses and their sources from where the malicious campaigns were conducted A number of journalist organistations have demanded that the government of Jammu […]

Kashmir journalists protest Shujaat Bukhari’s murder

Kashmir journalists protest Shujaat Bukhari’s murder

Kashmir journalist fraternity on Monday staged a peaceful march at Press Enclave Srinagar to denounce the cold-blooded murder of senior Journalist and editor-in-chief Rising Kashmir Shujaat Bukhari. Shujaat was shot dead along with his two police guards at Srinagar’s Press Colony last Thursday. His assassination has sent a shockwave across Kashmir with condemnation pouring in from […]

Shujaat Bukhari killing: WAN-IFRA petitions Modi, seeks investigation

Shujaat Bukhari killing: WAN-IFRA petitions Modi, seeks investigation

Two major world bodies of editors and publishers have written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi conveying their “grave concern” over Shujaat Bukhari’s assassination and sought investigations in the case, reports said. World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) and the World Editors Forum are major media associations. WAN-IFRA represents 18,000 publications, 15,000 online sites […]

Shujaat was killed because he tried to find a middle path: Jitendra Singh

Shujaat was killed because he tried to find a middle path: Jitendra Singh

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP from Udhampur and Union minister Jitendra Singh said that Shujaat Bukhari was killed as he “tried to find a middle path”. “Any activist in Kashmir — whether from the journalist fraternity or political fraternity — if they tried to work out a middle path, they had to run through this fate. Shujaat […]

Shujaat Bukhari killing: Police arrest youth who picked up slain guard’s pistol

Shujaat Bukhari killing: Police arrest youth who picked up slain guard’s pistol

Police on Friday claimed to have arrested a youth in connection with the murder of senior journalist Shujaat Bukhari. Police earlier in the day released a video in which the arrested youth was apparently trying to help the injured in Bukhari’s car after gunmen fired at his vehicle killing him and his two guards. This […]

Thousands attend Shujaat Bukhari’s funeral in Baramulla

Thousands attend Shujaat Bukhari’s funeral in Baramulla

Thousands of mourners on Friday attended the funeral of senior journalist and Editor-in-Chief Rising Kashmir Shujaat Bukhari at his ancestral hometown of Kreeri in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district. Former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, state Public Works Minister Naeem Akhtar, senior Congress leader Saifuddin Soz, local journalists and other members from all sections of the society […]