‘Direct fallout of policy failure’

‘Direct fallout of policy failure’

ANANDO BHAKTO After the year 2018 ended in Kashmir with a record number of casualties and a string of political machinations that culminated in the dissolution of the State Assembly, Omar Abdullah and his National Conference are gearing up for this year’s elections. In an interview with Frontline in New Delhi, the former Chief Minister […]

‘The Kashmir issue is a convenient whipping boy’

‘The Kashmir issue is a convenient whipping boy’

Amarjit Singh Dulat, retired chief of the Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) and former Special Director of the Intelligence Bureau (I.B.), is an authority on Jammu and Kashmir. Also known as the master spy, Dulat is believed to have vast knowledge on cross-border terrorism, the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) and of course, Kashmir separatists. Having spent […]

Life on halt, downtown railing under curfew on Sunday

Life on halt, downtown railing under curfew on Sunday

Srinagar: Residents of downtown woke up on Sunday morning to witness strict curfew and restriction, as JRL has given a shutdown call for today against the killings of three militants and a civilian who was crushed to death by a police vehicle during protests. With frequent shutdowns crippling life in Kashmir, Srinagar wore a deserted […]

SP Vaid says Shopian encounter over five killed

SP Vaid says Shopian encounter over five killed

State DGP SP Vaid said on Twitter that encounter concluded at Shopian, five bodies of terrorists recovered. There are fears that the fifth body is of assistant professor of university of Kashmir Dr Mohd Shafi. However DGP has said that identity of militants has not been yet ascertained. One critically injured boy of 17 years […]

Protests clashes multiply, scores referred to Srinagar hospital

Protests clashes multiply, scores referred to Srinagar hospital

Srinagar: Soon after Badhigham encounter was over, protests and clashesProtests clashes multiply, scores referred to Srinagar hospital Soon after Badhigham encounter was over, protests and clashes have spread and multiplies across Kashmir especially in South Kashmir. According to our reporter from SMHS hospital of Srinagar, scores of youth have been admitted with bullet and pellet […]

Civilian death toll in clashes reach to 5

Civilian death toll in clashes reach to 5

Srinagar: Two more civilians succumbed to their injuries as clashes with government forces after the encounter in Badigam village south Kashmir’s Shopian district,intensified across south kashmir. According to police and hospital sources , that a civilian identified as Zubair Ahmad a resident of Rajpora area of Pulwama, succumbed to bullet wounds in hospital.. Army has fired […]

Teenager, civilian succumb after hit by security bullets near Shopian gunfight

Teenager, civilian succumb after hit by security bullets near Shopian gunfight

Srinagar: Police confirmed that among the injured near the Badhigham village of Shopian, two have succumbed to their injuries. Teenage boy identified as Asif Ahmed Mir a resident of Rohomo village of Pulwama succumbed to his injuries in Srinagar hospital. District hospital of Shopian confirmed that body of a civilian was lying in the hospital […]