Kashmir

Hassan Mir for Muharram processions on traditional routes...

( Srinagar )

Srinagar, Oct 12:Senior leader and president of Democratic Party Nationalist Ghulam Hassan Mir has asked the government to remove proposed curbs on Muharam procession. “All the traditional routes on which our Shia brothers took their Muharram processions should be thrown open and no restriction should be imposed on their movement,” Mir told KNS. He said that the government must provide all the necessary requirements to the Shia community on the coming Ashura days. The government should keep available...

Kashmir not a bilateral issue between Indian and Pakistan:Sy...

Wilayat Times

( Kashmir )

Srinagar:While commenting over the statement of the Indian External Affairs Ministry Spokesman Vikas Swarup that “Barack Obama has agreed with Narendra Modi that Kashmir is a bilateral issue between India and Pakistan”, Chairman Hurriyat (G) Syed Ali Geelani said that Kashmir is not any bilateral issue between India and Pakistan but it is an issue of the future of 13 million Kashmiri people who are principal party to this dispute and whom India has enslaved with the help of its...

JK CM demands credible and impartial inquiry of Mina Stamped...

( Kashmir )

Srinagar:Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed urged the Saudi Arabian government to institute a credible and impartial inquiry to ascertain the causes that led to fatal Mina stampede and the crane crash outside the Grand Masjid. He also paid homage to former President, A P J Abdul Kalam, former Parliamentarian and Legislators and ex-Chief Justice of J&K High Court, who died during the recess between the last session of the Legislature and the commencement of the Autumn session.The Chief Minister...

Separatists hit out at Govt over internet ban....

Ali Zaffar

( kashmir )

Separatist leaders in Kashmir continue to remain under house arrest. While veteran separatist leader and Hurriyat Conference (G) chairman Syed Ali Geelani completed 150 days under house detention, the Hurriyat Conference (M) chairman said it has been sixth consecutive year that “I was not allowed to address Eid gathering at historic Eidgah in Srinagar.” According to Hurriyat Conference (G) spokesman Ayaz Akbar, Geelani completed 150 days under house detention. “He was only once allowed to venture...

Internet services fully restored after 82 hours in Kashmir...

Kash ali mir

(Srinagar)

Internet services in Jammu and Kashmir were fully restored on Monday morning three days after the state government ordered the termination of data services fearing trouble during Eid-ul-Azha. While landline broadband services in the state resumed at 8 PM yesterday, mobile data services were restored at 10 AM today. “The ban on Internet has been revoked in the state and all service providers have been asked to resume their data services,” a police officer said here. The ban was to remain...

ACCESS DENIED| Kashmir sans Internet on Eid days....

Muzaha mir

(Srinagar)

The blanket ban on internet services in Muslim-majority Jammu and Kashmir on the sacred occasion of Eid-ul-Adha has come in for severe criticism from people who slammed the Peoples Democratic Party-led government for “pushing Kashmiris to the wall with such extreme steps.” The ban on all internet services, including Broadband, was initially fixed for 41-hours beginning 5 am on Friday, but was extended till 10 am on Monday, making it a 77-hour ban. The ban, according to people of Kashmir, is “a...