Shopian killings shift focus towards AFSPA

Shopian killings shift focus towards AFSPA

Afaq Bhat Srinagar, Mar 7: Four civilians being shot dead by the army in south Kashmir’s Shopian district have once again shifted the focus towards Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA), which provides impunity to the central armed forces operating in Jammu and Kashmir. Recently Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman made it clear that AFSPA cannot […]

Shopian Killings Army version under ‘scanner’ as people, political parties demand probe

Shopian Killings  Army version under ‘scanner’ as people, political parties demand probe

Afaq Bhat Srinagar, Mar 6: Killings of six youth, including two militants, in south Kashmir’s Shopian district have created a furore in the Valley. Army after dubbing the three youth killed in the shootout as Over Ground Workers retracted from its statement saying that slain youth were civilians and their links with the militants would […]

Anti-Rohingya campaign gains momentum in Jammu

Anti-Rohingya campaign gains momentum in Jammu

Afaq Bhat Srinagar, Mar 2: The anti-Rohingyas campaign has intensified in Jammu region as the political parties and the business community have joined hands to seek the ouster of persecuted community from the winter capital. On Thursday scores of motorcycle borne youth appeared in Jammu city and painted graffiti on walls asking Rohingyas to leave […]

Army prepares to tackle ‘hot summer’ in 2018

Army prepares to tackle ‘hot summer’ in 2018

Special Correspondent Srinagar, Feb 28: The security agencies have sounded an alert well in advance about the possibility of coming summer being hot. Sources said that besides an increase in infiltration attempts on the LoC, they expect an increase in incidents of militancy, which will include weapon snatching and looting of banks. While incidents of […]

Madhav’s advice to CM Mehbooba draws flak

Madhav’s advice to CM Mehbooba draws flak

  Afaq Bhat Srinagar, Feb 25: National General Secretary of Bharatiya Janata Party, Ram Madhav, has made it clear that Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister has no role to play in talks between India and Pakistan. In an interview to The Indian Express, Madhav said: “Talking or not talking to Pakistan is not for the […]

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