Sharma moves proposal to seek citizenship rights for militant families

Sharma moves proposal to seek citizenship rights for militant families

Afaq Bhat Srinagar, Feb 22: The Kashmir Interlocutor Dineshwar Sharma is believed to have moved a proposal asking the central government to grant citizenship rights to the families of the militants who have returned from Pakistan administered Kashmir during the past few years. Sources told Precious Kashmir the Interlocutor Sharma moved the proposal after meeting […]

Is China really eyeing Jammu and Kashmir?

Is China really eyeing Jammu and Kashmir?

Afaq Bhat Srinagar, Feb 21: Senior Peoples Democratic Party leader and Road and Buildings Minister Naeem Akther has made startling revelations about the increasing role of China in Kashmir. “The Kashmir issue isn’t limited to the fight between India and Pakistan now. There is another major factor involved. It isn’t Pakistan alone, it is China […]

Article 370 returns to ‘haunt’ PDP-BJP again

Article 370 returns to ‘haunt’ PDP-BJP again

Afaq Bhat Srinagar, Feb 20: The coalition partners in Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Democratic Party and Bharatiya Janata Party have once again started talking about the Article 370, due to which citizens of J&K enjoy special status. Minister of state in Prime Minister’s Office, Dr Jitendra Singh on Monday said that Jammu and Kashmir’s ‘special […]

Kashmir situation grim, peace must for development

Kashmir situation grim, peace must for development

Afaq Bhat Srinagar, Feb 19: Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti has once again renewed her appeal for peace and has asked the youth to shun the path of violence and don’t inflict pain on themselves. An analyst while talking to Precious Kashmirsaid, “There is no doubt about the fact that peace is imperative for development. The […]

70-yrs on, Sgr-Jmu highway still vulnerable

70-yrs on, Sgr-Jmu highway still vulnerable

Afaq Bhat Srinagar, Feb 16: One day of rainfall and snow led to the closure of the Srinagar-Jammu highway, only surface link connecting Kashmir with rest of the country, for four days. The 300-km highway was thrown open for traffic on late Thursday evening to clear the stranded vehicles. “There were more than 3000 vehicles […]

‘Militancy of 2017 different from nineties’

‘Militancy of 2017 different from nineties’

Afaq Bhat Srinagar, Feb 14: A top army commander on Wednesday asserted that youth joining militancy in Kashmir is a concern and the trend needs to be addressed. Northern Army Commander Lieutenant General Devraj Anbu while talking to reporters on sidelines of a function in Udhampur asserted that local youth joining militant ranks needs to […]

‘Jammu being close to LoC, IB makes it vulnerable’

‘Jammu being close to LoC, IB makes it vulnerable’

Special Correspondent Jammu, Feb 12: The Fidayeen attack at Sunjwan Military Station in Jammu is the second attack on the same camp in the past fourteen years. On June 28, 2003, two Fidayeen attacked Sunjwan Army installation killing 12 soldiers and injuring seven others. A lieutenant was also killed in the attack. In Saturday’s attack […]

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