Saturday, April 20, 2024

Topic: Kashmir

Omar Abdullah to contest from Baramulla in Jammu and Kashmir

National Conference leader and former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah will contest the Lok Sabha elections from Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla constituency, party chief Farooq Abdullah announced on Friday.

Admin bans prayer in Srinagar’s Jama Masjid on Jumat-ul-Vida, Shab-e-Qadr

The Jammu and Kashmir administration authorities closed the gates of Srinagar's Jama Masjid stopping the worshippers from attending the prayer on the last Friday...

Interview: Kashmiri historian Hafsa Kanjwal accuses India of memoricide, repression

Human rights groups and United Nations experts have repeatedly warned against India's crackdown on the civil liberties of people in Kashmir. The concerns have...

Electoral bonds: UP company gave Rs 10 crore to BJP four weeks after bagging contract for Kashmir tunnel

In December 2019, months after Kashmir had been stripped of its special status under the Constitution and statehood, Lucknow-based infrastructure firm Apco Infratech Private Limited secured a contract in the Kashmir Valley to build a tunnel, and less than four weeks after receiving the go-ahead for the project, the firm donated 10 crores to the BJP through electoral bonds.

“We want justice”: Man crushed to death by CRPF vehicle in north Kashmir

On 9 March, around 11:15 am, Habbibullah Shergojri was crossing the road in the main market of north Kashmir’s Bandipora when a parked CRPF vehicle, previously stationary, suddenly started moving, crushing him to death.

Family of Kashmiri man deceived into joining Russian army appeal for assistance in bringing him home

"Take me back home," Azad Yousuf repeated over a video call on WhatsApp to his brother. The 31-year-old is a resident of Poshwan village...