Farooq Abdullah returned to Kashmirs political scene over two months into the current unrest but true to his reputation, he has already generated a lot of noise even though he may not have catapulted his National Conference back into the political reckoning. catchnews.com, 2 months ago
Former Chief Minister and National Conference President Farooq Abdullah on Monday pledged support to separatist Hurriyat leaders, asking them to carry the "movement for azaadi to its conclusion".Addressing party workers at the mausoleum of his father and ...Prokerala, 2 months ago
On this day 45 years ago, Bangladesh seceded from Pakistan as a sovereign, independent republic, thanks to Indias military intervention. Independence came at a huge cost, though. Nearly three million people were killed and many left scarred for life due to ...catchnews.com, 2 months ago
'Engagement should never stop.''Reassure Kashmiris that they will be treated at par with the rest of India.''The peace you crave will be peace with honour.''Your special status will not be tinkered with.' IMAGE: A policeman takes aim during an anti-India protest in Srinagar.The Kashmir valley saw almost five months of shutdown following the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist Burhan Wani on July 8. Photograph: Danish Ismail/Reuters After five months of unrest, Kashmir finally saw calm and ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Normal life was partially affected in Kashmir on Monday due to a strike called by separatists even as authorities placed Hurriyat Conference leaders Syed Ali Shah Geelani and Mirwaiz Umar Farooq under house arrest to foil their plans of holding a march to Lal Chowk city centre. “Geelani and the Mirwaiz have been placed under house arrest as a precautionary measure to maintain law and order,” a police official said. The separatist groups had called for a march to Lal Chowk on Monday ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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