India  /  Published 06.04.19

Jail riot on shift suspicion

Prisoners staging a failed escape bid at Srinagar’s highly protected central jail late on Thursday night clashed with jail staff, triggered LPG cylinder blasts, vandalised property and set barracks ...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

India  /  Published 27.02.19

IAF chopper crashes in Valley, 7 killed

The Indian Air Force lost six officers when their helicopter crashed into an open space in central Kashmir’s Budgam district on Wednesday, the incident taking place around the time the Pakistan Air ...
By Muzaffar Raina in Budgam

India  /  Published 28.12.19

Axe on J&K Martyrs’ Day holiday

The Centre has launched an assault on one of Kashmir’s pre-Partition symbols of resistance against the Hindu Dogra rulers, disowning the Muslim “martyrs” who gave up their lives fighting their t...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

India  /  Published 26.12.19

Valley outreach through sport

The Valley on Thursday hosted its first major sporting event since August 5 but politics too appeared to be as much at play after the central government’s repeated failures to break the ice on the g...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

India  /  Published 17.12.19

Cops target Valley journalists

Policemen targeted journalists in Srinagar on Tuesday, slapping and pushing one repeatedly, as protests against the amended citizenship law broke out in the Valley for the first time.A purported video...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

India  /  Published 24.11.19

Yashwant Sinha-led group not allowed to go outside Srinagar

For the second consecutive day on Sunday, a five-member civil society delegation, led by former Union minister Yashwant Sinha, was not allowed to move outside Srinagar by police.'We are not allowed to...
By PTI in Srinagar

India  /  Published 19.11.19

Slap, kick and rats

Murtaza Shibli, a British Kashmiri author and journalist who lives between Srinagar, Lahore and London, reports on the life in incarceration of several politicians in Kashmir since the August 5 clampd...
By Murtaza Shibli in

India  /  Published 15.12.18

Kashmir records season's coldest night

The mercury continued its downward spiral in the Valley and Ladakh region as most places in the Kashmir division experienced the season's coldest night on Friday, Met officials said.The minimum temper...
By PTI in Srinagar

India  /  Published 09.12.18

Three militants killed near Srinagar in overnight operation

Three militants were killed and an army jawan was injured in an 18-hour gunfight on the outskirts of Srinagar, police said on Sunday.A search operation that was launched by the police and security for...
By PTI in Srinagar

India  /  Published 02.11.19

Militant target finds a Kashmiri saviour

Parvez Ahmad, 28, had lost count of the days and nights he had spent attending to Sanjiv Kumar, 24, an apple trader battling for life at a Srinagar hospital after a suspected militant attack in Shopia...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar


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