Kashmir shuts against human rights violations

Kashmir shuts against human rights violations

Srinagar, Dec 10: Life came to a grinding halt on Monday as shops and business establishments were closed and traffic was off the roads due to a strike called by separatists to highlight the alleged human rights violation in Kashmir. A police official said that they were no restrictions in any part of Kashmir valley, […]

Separatists urge UN Secy-Gen to take steps to resolve Kashmir issue

Separatists urge UN Secy-Gen to take steps to resolve Kashmir issue

Srinagar, Dec 10: Separatists on Monday urged the United Nations Secretary-General to take steps to resolve the Kashmir issue. Separatist leaders Syed Ali Shah Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Mohammad Yasin Malik, in a letter to United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, alleged human rights violations in the Valley. They said a commission should be established […]

Kashmir problem cannot be solved by force, says former RAW Chief

Kashmir problem cannot be solved by force, says former RAW Chief

Srinagar, Dec 10: Former Indian spymaster AS Dulat on Monday claimed that Pakistan has given up on Kashmir and the message coming out from Kashmir is that the stakeholders want peace and a dialogue with New Delhi, reports said. “Kashmir problem cannot be solved by force because it is not a military issue but a […]

Soz welcomes pro-dialogue military voices

Soz welcomes pro-dialogue military voices

Srinagar, Dec 10: Former union minister and senior congress leader, Prof Saifuddin Soz on Monday welcomed the statement of Lt. General A.K. Bhat wherein he had said that Kashmiri issue can be resolved through dialogue process. “I heartily welcome Lt. General A.K. Bhat’s statement that there is no military solution to Kashmir and this issue […]

SC dismisses plea challenging dissolution of JK Assembly

SC dismisses plea challenging dissolution of JK Assembly

New Delhi, Dec 10: The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a PIL challenging the dissolution of the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly by Governor Satya Pal Malik. “We are not inclined to interfere (with the decision of the Governor),” a bench comprising Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justice S K Kaul said. The bench was hearing […]

BJP expels former MLA Gagan Bhagat from party

BJP expels former MLA Gagan Bhagat from party

Jammu, Dec 10: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday expelled dissident leader and former MLA Gagan Bhagat for his “anti-party’ and ‘anti-Jammu’ activities. The move came hours after the Supreme Court junked a petition filed by Bhagat against the dissolution of Jammu and Kashmir legislative assembly by governor Satya Pal Malik. “Taking note of the […]

Higher reaches receive fresh snowfall

Higher reaches receive fresh snowfall

Srinagar, Dec 10: As the higher reaches received fresh snowfall this mooning, the Meteorological (MeT) department on Monday said that the weather conditions in the Valley will significantly improve from Tuesday. Deputy Director MeT, Mukhtar Ahmad said that the higher reaches including famous tourist destinations, Gulmarg, Sonamarg and others received a fresh snowfall of two […]

Omar dares BJP to reveal CM face for forthcoming polls

Omar dares BJP to reveal CM face for forthcoming polls

Srinagar, Dec 10: National Conference (NC) leader and former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Monday asked the BJP to reveal the name of its chief minister candidate for the upcoming state elections. “Today I challenge BJP to clearly say who will be their chief ministerial candidate in the upcoming elections because the saffron party has […]

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