Srinagar, Feb 28: Memories of the carnages carried out by Army at Zakoora Crossing and Tengpora in the city outskirts 27 years ago are still fresh in the minds of the eyewitnesses and survivors of the tragedy. Forty-Seven unarmed civilians were killed and dozens more injured when the Army soldiers fired indiscriminately on them on […]
Archives for February 2017
By DAVID DEVADAS The portents for this year are getting worse in Kashmir. Among the highlights of the past week, a cordon and search operation had to be called off owing to fierce stone-pelting, and a jeep-full of army men were mowed down by militants in the middle of the night. Both events took place […]
Srinagar, February 26: Nineteen-year-old Basit Ashraf Mir worked as a bus conductor until some months ago, when he was blinded in his right eye by pellets fired by Indian troops near his home in Arampora in Sopore. Basit Ashraf Mir had gone out to buy medicines for his ill sister. There are still many pellets […]
February 27, 2017 By Raashid Hassan Shopian: Villagers from Woterpora, Mulu, Trenz and other areas Sunday alleged harassment by army. “I was returning from hospital, as my father was ill. Soldiers forces stopped our vehicle and beat us up and snatched our identity cards and asked us to visit army camp to get our cards […]
Srinagar, February 25: Support Group for Justice for Kunanposhpora and the survivors of mass rape and torture organized a small interaction with the members of the press in Srinagar. A statement issued by the Kunanposhpora Support Group in Srinagar said, on the completion of 26 years to Kunanposhpora mass rape and torture which is also […]
Srinagar: Former Union Minister P. Chidambaram has said he had a sinking feeling that Kashmir was nearly lost for India because the Central government used brute force to quell dissent there.
Srinagar Feb 23: In one of the deadliest militant attacks this year, 3 army men were killed while five others were injured after an army party came under heavy fire in Shopian district of south Kashmir.
Srinagar: The locals of Mullu Chitragam, in Shopian district Thursday alleged army of ransacking their properties and arresting four civilians after militants attacked them in the area. Three army soldiers were killed and many others including two officers sustained injuries after militants ambushed them in Mullu Chitragam, area. A lady was also killed after hit […]
SRINAGAR: Three army soldiers and a woman were killed and six other army men were wounded after militants ambushed a patrol party in south Kashmir’s Shopian district on Thursday. A police spokesman in Srinagar said that a search and cordon operation was carried out at Kungnoo Shopian by 44 RR and police. “The CASO (operation) […]
By Owais Farooqi Bandipora: Her father in jail since two years and her mother dead four years ago, 18-year-old Maria is taking care of four younger siblings in her home in Bandipora’s Hajin town. Maria recently qualified the Class 10 Board examination but circumstances are not conducive for her to continue studies. Maria’s father is […]