“The violence in Kishtwar bears the signs of an orchestrated plan
to create a Kashmir Valley-like situation in this part of Jammu”
‘BY Rahul Pandita’
Publish Date: 16-08-13 4:06 PM
Publish Date: 16-08-13 1:25 PM
ISLAMABAD, Aug 16:At least seven more civilians including three women were injured as Indian troops opened unprovoked firing across Line of Control (LoC) violating the ceasefire on Friday. According to officials, the ceasefire violations took place in Batot, Lanjot, Balakot and Dheri Dabsi villages of Nakial sector in southern Kotli district of Pakistan side […]
Publish Date: 16-08-13 1:41 PM
Srinagar, August 16: In disputed Kashmir, the Jammu Kashmir Coalition of Civil Society has demanded immediate disbanding of the so-called Village Defence Committees (VDCs) and Ikhwans (government-sponsored gunmen).The JKCCS spokesman in a statement in Srinagar said that the powers of Special Police Officers must be limited to traffic control. He said that the puppet administration […]
Publish Date: 16-08-13 12:58 AM
New Delhi, August 15: The recent outbreak of violence in Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir was a localised conflagration, and was not provoked by cross border terrorism, the Union Cabinet was told on Tuesday by Union Finance Minister P. Chidambaram, The Hindu reported.
Chidambaram was standing in for Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde, who is recuperating after a surgery
Publish Date: 16-08-13 12:48 AM
WASHINGTON, Aug 15 (APP): A group of rights activists here Thursday demonstrated against New Delhi’s “reign of repression” in the Occupied Jammu and Kashmir and urged an end to sufferings of the people with implementation of relevant UN resolutions allowing them the right to self-determination.The protest in front of the Indian embassy on the Massachusetts Ave coincided with the Indian Independence Day and came as firing across the Line of Control in the disputed Kashmir region, re-ignited tensions between South Asian nuclear powers Pakistan and India.
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