Lal Singh stoops low, plays politics over Shujaat’s killing

Lal Singh stoops low, plays politics over Shujaat’s killing

Afaq Bhat Srinagar, June 24: Former BJP Minister Chaudary Lal Singh invoking the brutal murder of the Chief Editor of Rising Kashmir Shujaat Bukhari to threaten the Kashmir based journalists has shocked everyone. “It’s unfortunate that BJP leader has stooped so low and is playing politics over Shujaat’s assassination. Despite Singh threatening the Kashhmiri scribes […]

PDP couldn’t even sniff what BJP was ‘cooking’

PDP couldn’t even sniff what BJP was ‘cooking’

Afaq Bhat Srinagar, June 20: The decision of the Bharatiya Janata Party to say goodbye to its alliance partner Peoples Democratic Party in Jammu and Kashmir without any prior notice has made it clear that who was running the state. Decision of the BJP to pull the plug surprised the PDP and the party did […]

BJP scores brownie point over PDP

BJP scores brownie point over PDP

Afaq Bhat Srinagar, June 19: Ultimately the coalition between Peoples Democratic Party and Bharatiya Janata Party has crumbled under its own weight in Jammu and Kashmir. An analyst while talking to Precious Kashmir said that BJP pulling out from the government suddenly has embarrassed the PDP. “The BJP has scored a brownie point over the […]

Tribute: Shujaat stood for Kashmir, Kashmiris first

Tribute: Shujaat stood for Kashmir, Kashmiris first

Special Correspondent Srinagar, June 15: Gunmen appearing in heart of the city and killing the Chief Editor of Rising Kashmir Shujaat Bukhari in broad day light has created ripples in Kashmir. The killing has evoked widespread condemnation and everyone seems to be asking ne question. “Why was Shujaat killed?” People associated with the local media […]

Ramadan ceasefire may be extended till Amarnath Yatra ends

Ramadan ceasefire may be extended till Amarnath Yatra ends

Afaq Bhat Srinagar, June 10: The ongoing Ramadan ceasefire is likely to be extended till the annual Amarnath Yatra ends, sources told Precious Kashmir. They said that Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, who ended his 2-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir on Friday was told by the security agencies that suspension of operations against the […]

PDP pats its back for Delhi offering dialogue to Hurriyat

PDP pats its back for Delhi offering dialogue to Hurriyat

Afaq Bhat Srinagar, June 5: Works Minister Naeem Akther has claimed that it was on the insistence of the PDP led government in Jammu and Kashmir that New Delhi has agreed to talk to separatist leaders in Kashmir and announced Ramadan ceasefire in the Valley. “On the eve of Ramadan, Government of India announced ceasefire […]

Talks between separatists, Delhi ‘last hope’ for PDP

Talks between separatists, Delhi ‘last hope’ for PDP

Afaq Bhat Srinagar, June 4: With just 10-days left for Eid-ul-Fitr Kashmir based politicians, especially the leaders of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party, are making desperate attempts to somehow get the separatist leaders on board for holding talks with New Delhi. Addressing a PDP convention here Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti said, “We can’t force you […]

BJP led govt takes 4-yrs to realize talks only way out

BJP led govt takes 4-yrs to realize talks only way out

  Afaq Bhat Srinagar, Jun 3: Security agencies in Kashmir are at tenterhooks as the trend of local boys joining the militant ranks is not showing much decline. Sources told Precious Kashmir that despite Ramadan ceasefire being at place local youth especially in south Kashmir have not given up arms and with each passing day […]