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Daily Archives: September 3, 2016

Mehbooba Mufti writes to separatist groups, asks them to engage with all-party delegation

  Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) President, Ms Mehbooba Mufti today reached out to the leaders of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat, Hurriyat Conference, Hurriyat Conference J&K, JKLF, National Front and Jamaat-e-Islami including Sayeed Ali Shah Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, Mohammad Yasin Malik, Prof Abdul Gani Bhat, Moulvi Abbas Ansari, Shabir Ahmad Shah, Bilal Gani Lone, Aga Hassan, Naeem Ahmad Khan and Amir Jamiat-e-Ahli-Hadees, J&K ... Read More »

No signature of Sheikh Abdullah on ‘Instrument of Accession’

Srinagar, Sep 3, CNS: In a startling revelation that has come from Archives of India, the founder of National Conference Sheikh Muhammad Abdullah is not the signatory of ‘Instrument of Accession’. The information obtained by social activist Advocate Irfan Hafeez Lone through Ministry of Home Government of India, under Right to Information Act, Archives of India has submitted that Sheikh ... Read More »

It is official, PAVA shells to replace pellet guns in Kashmir

‘A consignment of 1000 PAVA shells to reach Kashmir on Sunday‘ Wahid Bhat Srinagar | Sep 03 (PTK): Just a day ahead of the All Party Delegation to Kashmir, the Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has cleared the file to replace the pellet guns used by forces in Kashmir with the Pelargonic Acid Vanillyl Amide (PAVA) shells-the chilli-filled grenades, official ... Read More »

Current Kashmir situation opportunity for Modi to take one bold step: Mehbooba

Nadeem Lone Kulgam | Sep 03 (PTK): Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today said the prevailing situation in Kashmir presents not just a challenge, but also an opportunity to the Prime Minister to take some bold measures towards resolution of the issue and make India more at peace not only with its neighbors, but also with itself. While referring to Prime ... Read More »

Clashes in Shopian village, a dozen injured, 2 critical

Srinagar | Sep 03 (PTK): Tukroo village in Shopian district today erupted into protests after people came out on roads against the “suspected” movement of CRPF vehicles in the area. Reports reaching here to PTK said people got unnerved after a CRPF vehicle made several rounds in the area. After which people came on the road. It irked the cops ... Read More »

Journalists protest against police high handedness

Threaten to cordon CM residence, if forces don’t behave  Srinagar | Sep 03 (PTK): Kashmir Press Photographers Association (KPPA) today hold a protest demonstration where they condemned the abusing and ruthless beating up of over a dozen photojournalists by J&K Police while they were performing their professional duties in Batamaloo area of Srinagar on Saturday. The protest was held after ... Read More »

DAK condemns thrashing of medical staff at Qamarwari

Srinagar | Sep 03 (PTK): Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) today condemned in strong words thrashing of hospital staff by police at Barthana Qamarwari. Expressing outrage President DAK Dr Nisar ul Hassan in a statement said that such brute acts against medical staff is unacceptable. “This act of hooliganism by defenders of law against healthcare workers while discharging their duties is ... Read More »

All those meeting APD should in one voice seek right-to-self-determination: Er Rashid

Srinagar | Sep 03 (PTK): Senior legislator and AIP President Er Rashid today appealed all those political parties and other organizations, who are planning to meet All Party Delegation not to toe traditional line and speak for the huge sacrifices of Kashmiris and stress for holding plebiscite on both sides of LoC. In a statement issued to PTK, Er Rashid ... Read More »

Talking about ‘Vishwas’ and ignoring real issue is itself a ‘Vishwasghaat’:Shabir Shah

Srinagar | Sep 03 (PTK): Reacting against the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s remarks that “Vikas (development)” and “Vishwas (trust)” are the key to address the problem of Kashmir, the incarcerated chairman of Democratic Freedom Party (DFP) Shabir Ahmad Shah today termed it “ridiculous” saying Modi should instead talk of “vishwasghaat”. In a statement issued to PTK, he said Modi ... Read More »

Mehbooba for unconditional talks to resolve Kashmir issue

‘Putting reconciliation, resolution process back on track need of the hour’; Says productive, inclusive engagement only way forward ANANTNAG, SEPTEMBER 03: Reiterating the urgency of initiating unconditional dialogue in Jammu and Kashmir, Chief Minister, Ms Mehbooba Mufti today called for engaging all sections of the society in a credible and meaningful political process for the resolution of the issue. “The ... Read More »