Political, economic and cultural news from the state of Jammu & Kashmir.
The Killing of Burhan Wani and its Aftermath
- Burhan Wani, the 22-year-old most wanted Hizbul Mujahideen commander, who redefined the militancy in Jammu and Kashmir, was killed along with two of his associates in an encounter at Waibombdora village in South Kashmir. Events following the encounter killing. Full article...
"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
Srinagar Erupts After Govt Lifts Curfew
Date: 27 July 2016
Barely a couple of hours after government announced lifting of curfew from entire Srinagar district after 18 days of continued clampdown, hundreds of people on Tuesday hit the streets and staged massive anti-India and pro-freedom slogans against the civilian killings that took place during the ongoing Valley unrest. People, mostly youth, took out two major protest rallies from Old Srinagar areas but police foiled them with full force, resorting to massive teargas shelling in which at least 15 youth sustained injuries.
[courtesy: Greater Kashmir]
2016 News Archives
Saroori for Hill Councils
Srinagar, 1 July: G. M. Saroori during zero hour said that hilly areas like Chenab and Pir Panchal valley have only 20 per cent road connectivity. He said that there is no development in these areas and Hill Councils can help in this regard. Continue to Message Board