EDITORIAL INDIA KASHMIR 

Justice for Asifa: Mehbooba rejects BJP’s demand for CBI probe

Jammu March 8 Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti, has turned down the demand of alliance partner BJP to handover the investigation of rape and murder of 8-year-old Gujjar girl Asifa to the CBI. “Crime Branch is investigating the case of Asifa. There might be some lapses in Crime Branch probe due to which people of Hiranagar have been demanding CBI probe. We raised the issue with the Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today and demanded that investigation should be handed over to CBI. But she declined to hand over the case,” said…

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EDITORIAL INDIA KASHMIR SRINAGAR 

Seven months have passed, please find my groom,’ the fiance of Manzoor Ahmed khan pleaded before State Human Rights Commission (SHRC).

Srinagar: In the hope of getting married to Khan in November last year, Mehrun Nisa said, “for past seven months he is missing and no clear answer is coming from the state authorities of his whereabouts. We are devastated. I hope he will return and we will marry each other.” Also before the commission today she stated that it is ironic that state authorities are maintaining lip service on the issue. “A person is missing from Army’s custody and no one is bothered to find him. I appeal this commission…

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Indian Army Stealing EDITORIAL INDIA KASHMIR SRINAGAR 

“Army Men Stealing Fruits and Vegetables Shows a Kind of Character Indian Army have” Said a Local

“Army Men Stealing Fruits and Vegetables Shows a Kind of Character Indian Army have” Said a Local Well, farming plays an important role in the Economy of Kashmir and it is a fact farmers in Kashmir are affected by the forces at very high scale. Half of the production of Fruits and vegetables are being consumed in the Camps without paying any costs. “Army Men Stealing Fruits and Vegetables Shows a Kind of Character Indian Army have” Said a Local. These Men in uniform are dangerous not only for our…

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Kashmiri girl arrested in Pune for ‘snatching’ cop’s revolver BREAKING NEWS INDIA KASHMIR SRINAGAR 

A Kashmiri girl was arrested by Pune police on charges of abusing and manhandling a police official, whose service revolver she tried to snatch

Srinagar: A Kashmiri girl was arrested by Pune police on charges of abusing and manhandling a police official, whose service revolver she tried to snatch in Pune’s Bharati Vidyapeeth area. The police identified the girl as 21-year-old Farah, a resident of Srinagar, currently enrolled as BBA third-year student at Sarhad Institute. The girl along with a male friend, identified as Shaurya Dandriyal of Dehradun, was found to be loitering in Bharati Vidyapeeth area in the wee hours at about 1am on Tuesday, the daily Pune Mirror reported. When reprimanded by…

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BREAKING NEWS EDITORIAL INDIA KASHMIR SRINAGAR 

How journalists come under fire from both sides in strife-torn Kashmir

Two Kashmiri photojournalists were covering a rally in old city Srinagar on Sunday when pellets rained on them. While Muzamil Matto escaped with a few pellets in his head as he ducked on seeing policemen aim guns on protesters, Zuhaib Ahmad had his whole body–including the left eye–pierced by the minute particles. Ahmad underwent an eye surgery and is recuperating at SMHS hospital. The incident was the latest in a series of attacks on media persons—both by protestors and security forces—in the ongoing Kashmir turmoil. “Journalists walk a very tightrope…

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