Free Press Journal
  • Pak not weak to allow India to take PoK: Farooq Abdullah

    Srinagar: After his “PoK belongs to Pakistan” remark last week, National Conference chief Farooq Abdullah today made another controversial statement saying Pakistan was “not weak to allow India to take that part of Jammu and Kashmir under its occupation”.

  • Kandahar hijack key conspirator’s son killed in J&K encounter

    Srinagar/New Delhi: One of the three terrorists gunned down by security forces in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district is believed to be the son of Abdul Rauf, the key conspirator behind the 1999 hijacking of an Air India plane and brother of Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Maulana Masood Azhar, a senior Union home ministry official said today.

  • Will not allow Kashmir to become Syria: Interlocutor

    New Delhi : The biggest challenge and the top priority in Kashmir are to deradicalise Kashmiri youth and militants and prevent it from turning into a Syria of India, says Dineshwar Sharma, the newly-named interlocutor for talks in Jammu and Kashmir.

  • Shocking! Bihar class 7 question paper says Kashmir not in India; it’s a different nation

    In yet another incident which paints the education authorities of India in bad light, “experts” in the Bihar education department have said that Kashmir is not a part of India but a separate country. Yess! class VII exam by the Bihar Education Board states so. The question asked the students to name what the people of five countries- China, Nepal, England, Kashmir and India are called.

  • Cape Town: Visit this mini paradise in South Africa

    Emperor Jehangir once said if there is paradise on earth, it is Kashmir. Perhaps that’s because he never had the chance to visit Cape Town, says Nikita Chawla

  • Will pull out, Sena threatens again

    Mumbai : In yet another veiled barb, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray threatened to pull out from the BJP government in the state. In his 45-minute speech during the Dussehra rally at Shiv Tirth, Dadar, Thackeray taunted Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the BJP government.

  • J&K: Army foils infiltration bid along LoC in Uri sector, 1 militant killed

    Srinagar: A militant was killed today as Army foiled an infiltration bid along the Line of Control (LoC) in Uri sector of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district. “An infiltration bid has been eliminated in general area Zorawar of Uri sector. One terrorist has been killed,” an Army official said. He said a weapon has been recovered from the site of the encounter. The operation is on and further details are awaited, the official

  • Kashmiri activist raises Pakistan’s conspiracy of injecting communalism in Kashmir

    Geneva : Intervening the debate at the ongoing 36th session of Human Rights Council, Junaid Qureshi, Director European Foundation for South Asian Studies (EFSAS) based in Amsterdam, on Friday raised the issue of well-hatched conspiracy by Pakistan of injecting communalism in the Kashmir Valley.

  • Kashmir is a bilateral issue: China

    Beijing: China said on Friday that the Kashmir issue should be resolved bilaterally by India and Pakistan, while dismissing calls by the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation or OIC for the implementation of the UN resolution on the dispute.

  • Two militants killed in J&K as Army foils infiltration bid

    Srinagar, Two militants were killed in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Saturday and a huge stash of arms recovered as the Army foiled an infiltration bid along the Line of Control (LoC).