Political, economic and cultural news from the state of Jammu & Kashmir.
J&K's Stateless People
At the time of partition which was followed by tribal invasion, more than 7000 families crossed to this side of the LoC and International Border from Pakistan Occupied Kashmir and the then Western Pakistan. Later on, during Indo-Pak wars of 1965 and 1971, nearly 10,000 families got dislocated from 47 villages of Chhamb area. The families who had to migrate on various occasions since 1947. Read Excerpts from Parliamentary Report Here
In truth everything and everyone
Is a shadow of the Beloved,
And our seeking is His seeking
And our words are His words...
We search for Him here and there,
while looking right at Him.
Sitting by His side, we ask:
'O Beloved, where is the Beloved?'
Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Rumi
Militant Unleash New War To Enforce Communication Blockade
Date: 28 May 2015
Mobile telephony has become the latest casualty in the war between the suspected militants and the security forces in the apple rich township of Sopore. For the second time in the last two days, suspected militants assassinated a man associated with mobile operations in a bid to enforce the telecommunication shutdown in the apple rich township of Sopore. Fifty five year old Ghulam Hassan Dar was killed when suspected militants barged into his house in Dooru village of Sopore on Tuesdaynight. Dar's only crime was that he had rented out his land to service providers for setting up mobile tower, which he had not switched off despite militant threats.
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