Category: Conflict Zone

Kashmiri lawmaker resigns from India’s parliament to protest state brutality in held-Kashmir

SRINAGAR: A prominent pro-India Kashmiri politician has resigned from India’s Parliament and from his regional party to protest a government crackdown in Kashmir...

India to swap pellet guns for chilli shells in IHK

SRINAGAR: Police and troops in India-held Kashmir will use chilli-based shells instead of pellet guns to quell protests, a minister said Monday, after hundreds of...

Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas accepts Russia plan to meet Netanyahu

RAMALLAH: Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas has agreed on a Russian proposal for him to meet Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as part of a new peace push, an...

In 1 month, 6000 pellet cartridges used on Kashmir protesters

SRINAGAR: The pellets used by police and Central Reserve Police Force to disperse protesters in Kashmir are “bare-metal pellets” and the Standard Operating...

‘Black Day’ being observed in IOK

SRINAGAR: The unified resistance leadership including Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Dr Moulvi Muhammad Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik in their joint statement have...

Curfew, shutdown continue in Indian Occupied Kashmir

SRINAGAR: So-called Authorities decided to impose curfew in Kashmir on Tuesday for the 12th day running while separatists extended the protest shutdown for another three...

Indian Government responsible for creating Burhan Wanis: Geelani

SRINAGAR: Senior separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani  said he was not in absolute control of the situation in the Kashmir Valley and blamed pro-Indian forces for...

Top Hizb commander Burhan Wani killed in Kokernag gunfight

21-year-old Hizb-ul-Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani who carried a reward of Rs 10-lakh was killed in a gunfight  with Indian Occupied forces Kokernag area of the...

PDP-led govt biggest enemy of Kashmiris, says Geelani

SRINAGAR: Terming the BJP-PDP coalition government as “biggest enemy of Kashmiris”, the Chairman of Hurriyat Conference (G) Syed Ali Geelani on Monday said these...

Have a Whatsapp group? Report to District Magistrate in IOK

SRINAGAR: The government has started a crackdown on social media platforms in Indian Occupied Kashmir as District Magistrates have asked administrators of Whatsapp...