Archive for May 2013

‘India Raising Bogey To Justify Atrocities’

May 29th, 2013 | By

Taliban have no role in Kashmir: Geelani Chairman of Hurriyat Conference (G) Syed Ali Geelani on Tuesday said that there was no role for Taliban in Jammu and Kashmir. “India has started raising the Taliban bogey to justify its control on Jammu and Kashmir. They are raising unnecessary hue and cry about the Taliban to



Kashmir dispute: What ahead?

May 29th, 2013 | By

By Mohd Ishaq Begh     Although the word “Kashmir” was totally missing in the whole electoral process of Pakistan but now when the elections are over and political power is going into democratic hands, new faces have started to utter words in favour of its resolution. This points out the reality and nature of Kashmir



The Kashmir settlement issue

May 29th, 2013 | By

Pakistan has given firm assurance to the Kashmiri leadership that there was no question of deviating from its traditional stand and that the dispute’s solution has to be in line with the aspirations of the people of the occupied state to be expressed in a free and fair plebiscite held under the auspices of the



Sikh Students protest Turban ban in Kashmir

May 22nd, 2013 | By

By Baljeet Singh According to a news reported by YesPunjab.Com: “Sikh Students in Kashmir’s Baramulla town are up against the management of a Christian Missionary School for its decision to ban Turban and Keski on the school campus”. Baramulla, around 50 kilometers from Srinagar, has considerable Sikh population. The discriminatory order hurting Sikh sentiments has



EU Parliament condemns execution of Afzal Guru in a motion

May 22nd, 2013 | By

Continuing its advocacy work on the execution of Mohammad Afzal Guru and its implications in Kashmir, ICHR has, with its “intense lobbying, persuaded various political groups and considerable number of Members of the European Parliament to introduce a motion for an Urgency Resolution on the secret hanging”. The motion has now been proposed  and it



May 21, 1990 : Memories of Indian Atrocities

May 22nd, 2013 | By

“Bodies were lying all around me. Blood was profusely oozing out from my legs. I held my breath, acted as dead and was shocked to see security personnel frisking the pockets of dead and robbing them of their belongings,” a witness of 21 May, 1990, Srinagar bloodshed, remembers. Tahir Ahmed Baba, a resident of Mashal



India preparing for a two-front war with Pakistan, China: Report

May 15th, 2013 | By

India is adjusting its military strategy to include the possibility of a limited two-front war with both Pakistan and China, the first Blue Book on India published by a Chinese think tank said. Indian military deployment on land is mainly fixated against Pakistan but in recent times, it is also being adjusted for both China



Pakistan to help resolve Kashmir, hopes Salah

May 15th, 2013 | By

Greeting Mian Nawaz Sharif for his party’s victory in general elections, chief of Muttahida Jehad Council and Hizbul Mujahiddeen Syed Salahuddin hoped that after assuming power Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) would give due importance to the solution of Kashmir issue as per the aspiration of Kashmiris living on both sides of Line of Control (LoC).