Archive for July 2013

Kashmiris are presented to the world as ‘stone pelters’: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Mehbooba Mufti

Jul 30th, 2013 | By

Terming Chief Minister Omar Abdullah’s latest remarks on Gool killings in which he held a local imam responsible for the trouble, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) today said it is an attempt to repeat the Shopian farce in the name of an inquiry. Mehbooba Mufti while speaking here today after a visit to the SKIMS where



India has never been sincere in Kashmir peace process: Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front Chairman Muhammad Yasin Malik

Jul 30th, 2013 | By

Reacting strongly to Chief Minister Omar Abdullah’s statement in which he had accused resistance camp from running away from negotiations with India and that India is sincere in negotiating process, Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front Chairman Muhammad Yasin Malik Monday said the history of past 65 years bears witness to the fact that India has never



Baramulla conference applauded the role of bringing unity among Shia Sunni

Jul 30th, 2013 | By

Continuing its efforts to bring about proximity between Shia and Sunni, a seminar Revelation of Qur’an Conference was today organized at Jamia Masjid Kreeri Pattan in Baramulla in which scholars and intellectuals from various Islamic schools of thought participated. The scholars, during the conference, shed light on the various aspects of the teachings of Holy



Chairman Democratic Freedom Party Shabir Ahmad Shah appealed for helping affected families of martyrs, prisoners

Jul 30th, 2013 | By

On the completion of Holy month of Ramadan and the approaching of Eid-ul-Fitr, senior pro-freedom leader and Chairman Democratic Freedom Party Shabir Ahmad Shah has appealed all the affluent and prosperous persons to come forward in helping the families of those who were martyred during the ongoing freedom struggle and who are languishing in jails.



Gilani flays deployment of Indian army in Badgam

Jul 26th, 2013 | By

In occupied Kashmir, the veteran Hurriyet leader, Syed Ali Gilani, has castigated the authorities for deploying Indian army in Badgam saying that miscreants and secret hands are trying to fuel sectarian discard among the Muslims in the area. Syed Ali Gilani in a statement issued in Srinagar termed the deployment of the army as a



Indian Human Rights Commission seeks report on Ramban killings

Jul 26th, 2013 | By

India’s National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has asked the Government of India and the police of occupied Kashmir to submit a report on the incident of firing in Gool area of Ramban district that resulted in the killing of four protesters. Taking suo motu cognizance of the incident, the National Human Rights Commission asked the



Indian Police Atrocities in Budgam

Jul 26th, 2013 | By

  As 57-year-old Fatima battles for life at the Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences in Jammu and Kashmir, a vast area in the State is seething in a whirl of Indian forces aggression. Yasin Malik and Syed Ali Shah Geelani of the Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front have been visiting locals at the ecologically devastated village



New wave of Indian State Terrorism in Kashmir

Jul 26th, 2013 | By

Abdul Latif spent most of his life in penury. But he worked overtime to send his children to school for a better future. The 42-year-old had similar plans for his unborn child who was due in the fasting month of Ramzan. But Latif did not live to see the bundle of joy. He was killed



Day in and day out Kashmiri youth are being detained and tortured

Jul 26th, 2013 | By

Keeping up with the tradition, Hurriyat (M) Wednesday said the incoming Jumat-ul-Vida will be observed as Youm-e-Qudus and Youm-e-Kashmir in both parts of Kashmir. The decision was taken during an executive council member meeting convened by the party chairman, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq. The participants resolved that the biggest gathering in connection with the Youm-e-Kashmir would



Kashmir movement indigenous

Jul 26th, 2013 | By

Expressing concern over the prevailing situation in Kashmir, Pakistan on Thursday said the movement of Kashmiris is indigenous. Foreign Office Spokesman Aizaz Chaudhry said that Pakistan has already expressed its concern over the situation in Jammu and Kashmir especially due to the alleged desecration of the Holy Quran. He said the movement of Kashmiris for