Koul panel snubbed for delaying 2010 youth killingsSrinagar—The state government has snubbed Justice (retd), M L Koul, for delaying the inquiry into the killing of over 100 youth in the 2010 civil unrest in Kashmir as the Commission has sought an extension of one year to complete the probe. Top government officials said the Commission head is justifying his perks and salary by seeking extension and has been only seeking extensions.
AJK premier condemns Indian brutalities in IOK
Our CorrespondentMuzaffarabad—The Azad Jammu and Kashmir Prime Minister Choudhry Abdul Majeed has called upon the international community to play its proactive role in stopping genocide of Kashmiris by Indian forces in occupied Jammu and Kashmir. Talking to various public delegations that called on him here on Monday, he said that India is committing gross human rights violations in the held territory.
Zafar asks India to shift Kashmiri political detainees to valleySrinagar—In occupied Kashmir, Hurriyet leader and the Jammu Kashmir Salvation Movement (JKSM) Chairman, Zafar Akbar Butt has asked the Indian government to shift Kashmiri political detainees to valley on humanitarian grounds.Zafar Akbar Butt, who is under house detention, in a statement issued in Srinagar demanded unconditional release of all illegally detained Kashmiris languishing in various jails in and outside the territory who have completed their term.
View from Srinagar
The PDP-BJP alliance and after
Amit KushariWHEN the PDP decided to join BJP, to form a government in J&K, in March 2015, many people were surprised. PDP represents a large cross section of Kashmiri Muslims who would like to maintain a distance from BJP, like most other Muslims of India.
Nawaz visiting AJK today
Hameed ShaheenMuzaffarabad—Pakistan Prime Minister Mohammad Nawaz Sharif is visiting Muzaffarabad today, Tuesday, for one day. The initial itinerary of the Prime Minister inlcudes offering fateha over the demise of veteran Kashmiri leader Sardar Mohammad Abdul Qayyum Khan at Ghaziabad, ancestral home of the deceased. Sardar Abdul Qayyum Khan had passed on July 10, 2015, after a long illness at an Islamabad hospital.