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JKDFP expresses concern over summoning of Kashmiri Journalist by NIA


Srinagar, July 16: Jammu Kashmir Democratic Freedom Party (JKDFP) on Monday expressed concern over the prevailing situation of the disputed region and said that India is using its institutions to intimidate Kashmiri people. JKDFP spokesperson said in a statement that Kashmir as a nation is facing all sorts of violence by New Delhi and the later is using its men in ...

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Governor insulted his constitutional position by not visiting martyrs graveyard: Er Rasheed


Srinagar, July 13: Coming down heavily on state government for convening meeting of administrative secretaries by Chief Secretary in civil secretariat despite being a state holiday on eve of Martyr’s Day, AIP President Er Rasheed has said that those who are the real heirs of Martyrs have been caged, jailed and restricted to their residences. Leading a procession march despite tight ...

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Two CRPF men killed in Achabal militant attack; LeT claims responsibility


Srinagar, July 13: Two Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel were killed and a trooper and a civilian injured after militants attacked a force party at Achabal in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Friday. A police spokesman said that the vehicle-borne militants fired upon a CRPF party at Achabal. In the attack, three paramilitary troopers and a shopkeeper sustained bullet wounds ...

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Mehbooba’s proximity with separatists exposed: BJP


New Delhi, July 13: Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti has exposed her proximity with separatists by warning that if her Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was split it would create more militants in the state. Union Minister of Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said Mufti with her statement was “trying to give oxygen” to militants. “Knowing or unknowingly she ...

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Trehgam’s Khalid killed by same forces his brothers serve


Srinagar, July 13: Abdul Gaffar Malik’s first son is in the police, the second a volunteer in the Territorial Army, the third again in the police and the fourth in the grave. Slain civilian Khalid Gaffar Malik’s youngest son was killed on Wednesday evening by the same forces his three other sons are part of. Residents said army troopers shot Khalid ...

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‘Naqshband Sahib Chalo’: Mirwaiz defies house detention, detained


Srinagar, July 13: In Accordance with the joint resistance program of the “Naqshband Sahib Chalo” call given by Joint Resistance Leadership to commemorate the Martyrdom anniversary of the Martyrs of July 13, 1931, and to pay homage to all Martyrs of Kashmir. The spokesman said that Chairman APHC Mirwaiz Umar Farooq was detained outside his Nigeen residence as soon as he ...

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Don’t pelt stones on ‘your own army’: Vaid


Srinagar, July 13: DGP S P Vaid Friday asked the youth to refrain from pelting stones on “your own army” involved in counterinsurgency operations in the Kashmir Valley. He was talking to media persons on the sidelines of Martyrs Day function at Mazar-e-Shuhuda in downtown Srinagar.

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Salaudhins, Yasin Maliks will be born again if Delhi resorts to horse trading: Mehbooba Mufti


Srinagar, July 13: Peoples Democratic Party President Mehbooba Mufti Friday said if New Delhi resorts to horse trading of lawmakers in Jammu Kashmir then new Salaudhins and Yasin Maliks will be born again. “There can’t be any horse trading without New Delhi’s intervention. But this will have disastrous results,” Mehbooba said while talking to reporters after laying wreaths on the occasion ...

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Storm brews after Tharoor’s BJP making India ‘Hindu Pakistan’ remarks


New Delhi, July 13: A major controversy brewed on Thursday over Congress leader Shashi Tharoor’s remarks that a Hindu Pakistan would be created if the BJP returns to power with the Congress asking him to be restrained after the saffron party attacked him. The Thiruvananthapuram MP, however, refused to retract, saying the BJP-RSS idea of a Hindu Rashtra remained the mirror ...

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