The J&K government’s decision to set up a probe and register a case of murder against the Army for the three deaths has strained relations between coalition partners Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the BJP.
Manzoor Ahmad Dar is the only cricketer from Jammu and Kashmir to make it to the Indian Premier League this year. While two other players from the state – Parvez Rasool and Umar Nazir – also went under the hammer, they remained unsold.
“This (education) is a state subject and I don’t think I will take sermons from anybody,” J&K Education Minister Altaf Bukhari said. “They (Army) should do their job — their job is to secure the borders, and if the borders are secured incidents of violence will come down.”
A Class XI student, Farhan had left home on the afternoon of June 14 for his Physics tuition, and did not return. A fortnight later, police told his family that Farhan had joined the Hizbul Mujahideen.
The police promised the parents that if their children wanted to return home, the doors to the mainstream were “open”. “Every care will be taken for their dignified rehabilitation if they shun the path of violence,” said an announcement about the function on the Shopian Police’s Facebook page
The Hurriyat leader said in supporting dialogue, “I probably represent the beat of each one of us in the south Asian region. I don’t want to die tomorrow in an atomic holocaust, I don’t want to burn alive with my kith and kin and the entire region. Who wants it?"
Jammu and Kashmir police on Wednesday claimed to have cracked the case of the killing of Sepoy Irfan Ahmad Dar of the Territorial Army, shot dead last month by militants in Shopian when he was back home on leave. The police, however, said they were investigating if the soldier had any link with militants. “We […]
A crowd raised slogans in favour of Pakistan star Shahid Khan Afridi at a match where Mahendra Singh Dhoni was the chief guest. The spectators were angry after they were prevented by the Army from shaking hands with Dhoni.
Acting on the petition filed by the victims’ families, challenging the CBI’s closure report, the court issued notice to the CBI asking it to respond. The case has been reopened for the second time by the court.