India  /  Published 13.06.21

4 killed in attack on cops in J&K

Militant attacks in the Valley have shown no let up despite claims by the security forces to the contrary. Militants this month killed BJP leader Rakesh Pandita, a Kashmiri Pandit and chairman of the ...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

India  /  Published 05.12.20

BJP tonga rally in Geelani’s hometown

The BJP on Tuesday organised a unique tonga (horse-drawn carriage) rally in separatist stronghold and Hurriyat hawk Syed Ali Shah Geelani’s hometown Sopore, the apparent theatrics giving more am...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

India  /  Published 24.11.20

Kashmir singer at army event: Did not know

A promising young Kashmiri singer on Monday said she had inadvertently participated in an army-sponsored music festival in Sopore, unaware who the organisers were, and that her “decision would h...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

India  /  Published 07.09.19

Child shot at in Valley

Arshad Ahmad Rather is battling pain and alleged coercion as he and his five-year-old daughter lie in their beds at two premier Srinagar hospitals, 12km apart, after being shot and injured in a suspec...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

India  /  Published 28.10.19

At least 20 civilians hurt in Sopore grenade attack

At least 20 civilians were injured on Monday when terrorists lobbed a grenade at a bus stand in Jammu and Kashmir's Sopore town, police said.Of the 20, six people are seriously injured and have been r...
By PTI in Srinagar

India  /  Published 04.11.19

Srinagar: At least 1 killed, 35 injured in grenade attack

Suspected militants lobbed a grenade in a busy market in the heart of the city, killing one person on Monday, almost three months since the Kashmir Valley shut down in response to the Centre revoking ...
By PTI in Srinagar

India  /  Published 19.09.19

Apples rot on the branch in Kashmir

Harvest season has found the market in the northern Kashmiri town of Sopore — usually packed with people, trucks and produce at this time of year — empty, while in orchards across Jammu and Kashmi...
By Reuters in Sopore


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