A Kashmiri’s Love Letter To Kashmir

Kiran Butt

Writer at Indus News
The author is a Correspondent and Associate Producer at Indus News
Kiran Butt

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Born and brought up in Lahore, I always proudly introduced myself as a ‘typical Lahori’. But my grandmother constantly told me that we do not belong here and are settlers. The word “settler” always pinched me. I used to argue with my grandmother and tell her that I am a Lahori at heart and I […]

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KASHMIR AND NORTHERN EPIRUS: A COMPARATIVE LOOK

Paul Antonopoulos

Writer at Indus News
The author is the Director of Multipolarity Research Center. He regularly appears on Indus News, RT, Sputnik and PressTV.
Paul Antonopoulos

The Muslim-majority Kashmir region has embroiled India and Pakistan in conflict since they won their independence from British colonial rule in 1947. With the two countries fighting in three subsequent wars over Kashmir, each control a portion of the region, although the overwhelming majority in the Indian administered region want to leave the Indian Union […]

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AUTHORITIES IN KASHMIR SAY 90% OF VALLEY FREE FROM RESTRICTIONS BUT STREETS REMAIN DESERTED

After a serious backlash from various nations of the world, international organizations and humanitarians, Indian authorities chose to shed light on the present day to day life in Kashmir. Authorities in Indian Kashmir said the Valley was free from day-time restrictions but people still chose to stay indoors as streets remained deserted with security personnel […]

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Eid in Kashmir

EID UNDER SIEGE

Kiran Butt

Writer at Indus News
The author is a Correspondent and Associate Producer at Indus News
Kiran Butt

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While 1.8 billion Muslims around the globe celebrate Eid ul Adha, Kashmir remains a clampdown. The streets of Srinagar were deserted at the most festive day for the Muslim community. Indian forces could be seen on every nook of the streets. People were not allowed to say prayers publically in the mosques nor could they […]

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PRESIDENT ERDOGAN SPEAKS TO PM KHAN

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Friday called Prime Minister Imran Khan via telephone and discussed matters related to bilateral relations and regional issues with him. PM Imran Khan briefed the Turkish president of the current situation in Indian-occupied Kashmir. They also discussed the Afghan crisis. Pakistani PM assured Erdogan of his full support for peace […]

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POLLS OPEN IN INDIA’S MARATHON ELECTIONS

Indians have begun voting in the first of seven phases of its month-long general elections. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, is seeking a second term. Modi campaigned strongly on his national security narrative after flaring up tensions with Pakistan. Over nine-hundred million people will vote over the next 30 days in the Indian general elections. The […]

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INDIA’S CONGRESS PARTY RELEASES ELECTION MANIFESTO

India’s main opposition Congress party has pledged to work closely with SAARC and ASEAN countries along with stressing upon dialogue to resolve Kashmir conflict. Speaking at the party’s manifesto launching event Congress President Rahul Gandhi said that his party would omit Section 124A that results persecution in the name of sedition. With regards to Kashmir, […]

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INDIAN FORCES MARTYR FOUR KASHMIRIS IN PULWAMA

Indian occupation forces have martyred four Kashmiris in southern occupied valley. The Kashmiri youths were martyred by the Indian forces during a cordon-and-search operation in Lassipora area of Pulwama district. After martyrdoms, the Indian authorities suspended internet services in Pulwama and Shopian districts. Meanwhile, Indian troops also launched cordon-and-search operations in Qazigund and Veernag areas […]

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