Tag: Burhan Wani

Separatist leaders detained ahead of their state-shutdown call on Wani death anniversary

Separatist leaders detained ahead of their state-shutdown call on Wani death anniversary

Authorities on Friday placed two senior separatist leaders under detention in Jammu and Kashmir ahead of a separatist-called shutdown on July 8, the second death anniversary of Hizbul commander Burhan Wani. While Hurriyat leader Mirwaiz Umer Farooq was placed under house arrest at his Nigeen residence, JKLF leader Yasin Malik[Read More…]

At least 87 killed, thousands injured in Kashmir : PHR report

A report published by Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) claimed that at least 87 people were killed and thousands injured in the violent clashes that erupted in Kashmir after the killing of militant leader Burhan Wani by security forces. The report described the excessive and indiscriminate use of force against[Read More…]

When will people debate on foreign policies?

In a republic, it is important to understand the public debates on issues like foreign policy. “Ye jo public hai sab jaanti hai” is a popular song of Bollywood movie called ‘Roti’. Does public know everything if yes, then why the public is not vocal on the issues of foreign policy? Is it[Read More…]

India calls Pakistan a ‘terrorist state,’ attracts support from Balochistan

On Thursday, India called Pakistan a “terrorist state ” and accused it of carrying out “war crimes” against Indians through its “long-standing policy” of sponsoring terrorism. This response came hours after Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif racked up Kashmir issue at the UN General Assembly session. He referred to the “killing of innocent Kashmiri[Read More…]

PoK an integral part of India: PM Modi

Prime Minister Modi, announced in the all-party meeting on Friday that Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir is a part of Jammu and Kashmir. He also added that “there can’t be any compromise on national security but we have to win confidence of people” while chairing the meeting. Former PM Manmohan Singh assured “full-cooperation” by Congress party.[Read More…]

Congress, BJP, NC react to J&K CM’s remarks on Burhan Wani

The Congress has criticised Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti’s statements on Hizbul Mujahideen chief Burhan Wani, calling for an explanation for the same. Mehbooba on Thursday said Wani would have been given “a chance” if forces had known about his presence during the encounter. Congress leader Renuka Chowdhary[Read More…]

Fighting Radicalism in the Digital Age

As prime time television debates heat up on the issue of radicalism in Kashmir, the venom of digital terrorism seems to be taking centre stage – from Kashmir to Kerala, the tentacles have spread far and wide. Burhan Wani is the new poster boy for the new age extremists. But[Read More…]

Kashmir Under Siege

Almost the entire state of Kashmir is under curfew. Do you know what curfew means? It means each and everybody in the area is under house arrest. You cannot go out of your house even if it is an emergency. The CRPF and army can do anything. You don’t get[Read More…]

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