▪It’s been a story of sacrifice and commitment▪ Zahir-ud-Din Srinagar: JKLF ideologue, Maqbool Bhat was arrested for murder of a secret agent Amar Chand. It is believed Maqbool did not want to kill the agent and the death was purely accidental. He was put on trial and in August 1968, the court of Nilkanth Ganjoo […]
Archives for February 11, 2017
SRINAGAR: Following the Hurriyat’s call, a complete strike is being observed in Kashmir Valley today to commemorate the 33rd death anniversary of JKLF founder Maqbool Bhat who was executed in Tihar Jail. Heavy deployment of security personnel has been made in sensitive places of Kashmir to foil any protests following the Hurriyat’s shutdown call on […]
‘Mirwaiz was placed under house arrest ahead of the death anniversaries of Muhammad Maqbool Butt and Muhammad Afzal Guru’ Srinagar, (YUSUF JAMEEL): The Jammu and Kashmir police on Saturday lifted a siege laid two day back around the house of Kashmiri separatist leader and chief Muslim cleric Mirwaiz Umar Farooq in Srinagar’s Nigeen area to […]
Srinagar: Two youths sustained pellet injuries during clashes between the government forces and protesters in Palhalan area of Pattan in Baramulla district on Saturday. Local sources said that both of them were immediately shifted to a local hospital. Earlier, clashes erupted in the area which escalated later.
By Nusrat Sidiq Srinagar: Detained as a juvenile on “false charges”, Sahil Zahoor Chonka says his life has never been the same since. “I was just a kid and was going for tuitions at Khawaja Bazaar when suddenly police bundled me into a vehicle and booked me for stone pelting at Nowhatta police station. I […]
Srinagar: Two Kashmiri men have been booked for not standing up for India’s national anthem at a cinema hall in Jammu. The duo identified as Mudasir Ahmad of Handwara and Javid Ahmad of Anantnag was arrested on Thursday evening at a cinema hall in Wave Mall on Jammu outskirts, where they had gone to watch […]