Centre should call meeting of opposition leaders on Kashmir: Cong

Centre should call meeting of opposition leaders on Kashmir: Cong

  Mathura, Jun 18: Terming the situation in Kashmir “deplorable” and claiming that it was beyond the control of the BJP-led government, Youth Congress national president Keshav Chand Yadav has said the Centre should convene a meeting of leaders of different opposition parties to discuss the issue. “The foreign policy of this government has miserably […]

Rs 415.73 cr to be utilized to construct 14460 bunkers along IB, LoC in Jammu

  Srinagar, Jun 18: Minister for Public Works, Naeem Akhtar today reviewed the progress of construction of Safety Bunkers and Evacuation Shelters along the International Border (IB) and Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu region. Chief Secretary, B B Vyas, Principal Secretary Home, R K Goyal, Commissioner Secretary R&B, Sanjeev Verma, Development Commissioner Works, R […]

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 […]

Shujaat Bukhari laid to rest, thousands attend funeral

Shujaat Bukhari laid to rest, thousands attend funeral

Srinagar, June 15: Syed Shujaat Bukhari, senior Journalist and Editor Rising Kashmir, was buried with moist eyes at his native village in Kreeri area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Friday. Shujaat, editor-in-chief of Rising Kashmir newspaper, was killed by unknown gunmen in Press enclave yesterday. Amid intermittent rains, thousands of people from all walks […]

Salahuddin demands international probe into Shujaat Bukhari’s killing

Salahuddin demands international probe into Shujaat Bukhari’s killing

Srinagar, June 15: United Jihad Council chief and Hizb-ul-Mujahideen commander Syed Salahuddin has demanded an international probe into the killing of senior journalist and Rising Kashmir editor Shujaat Bukhari last evening in Srinagar. Condemning the killing, Salahuddin, according to a statement, said that Bukhari would always highlight the human rights abuses in Kashmir at the […]

LeT condemns Shujaat’s killing, blames ‘Indian agencies’

Srinagar, June 15: Lashkar-e-Taiba has strongly condemned the killing of senior journalist Shujaat Bukhari even as it blamed “Indian” agencies “enmity” towards every individual who is “loyal to the freedom movement.” “Killing of Shujaat Bukhari is a conspiracy hatched to suppress the voice of indigenous freedom struggle. Indian agencies have enmity towards every individual who […]

Mirwaiz demands impartial probe to nab Shujaat’s killers

Mirwaiz demands impartial probe to nab Shujaat’s killers

Srinagar, Jun 15 : Hurriyat Conference (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq strongly condemned the killing of Shujaat Bukhari calling it an assault on freedom of expression and speech and a cowardly act to silence meaningful voices. Addressing the huge Friday gathering at the historic Jamia Masjid here, Mirwaiz said that Shujaat was not only a […]

Key suspect, seen picking up pistol after murder, arrested: Police

Key suspect, seen picking up pistol after murder, arrested: Police

Srinagar, June 15: The fourth suspect in the murder case of senior journalist Shujaat Bukhari was taken into custody by Jammu and Kashmir police on Friday. The suspect has been identified as Zubair Qadri, informed Inspector General (IG) Kashmir Swayam Prakash Pani. Earlier today, the police released a video of Qadri in public domain. The […]

Youth killed, girl among two injured in forces action at Pulwama

Youth killed, girl among two injured in forces action at Pulwama

Srinagar, June 15: A civilian youth was killed and two suffered injuries after army allegedly opened fire in Nowpora Payeen area of Lassipora in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district. A police officer said that army’s 55 RR patrolling party came under stone pelting in the area. The soldiers opened few shots to disperse the protesters. In […]