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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STRIKE OBSERVED IN KASHMIR OVER MARTYRDOM OF SCHOOL PRINCIPAL

A general strike is being observed in Indian Occupied Kashmir, following the custodial martyrdom of a teacher. Indian occupation forces arrested 28-year-old Rizwan Asad last week from Awantipora village of southern Pulwama district. The occupation forces tortured and martyred Asad at a camp in Srinagar, during an investigation initiated by the National Investigation Agency. Kashmir’s […]

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PEACEFUL AFGHANISTAN WOULD STRENGTHEN PAKISTAN’S ECONOMY: QURESHI

US-Pakistan relations were under strain because of FATF but because of Pakistan’s role in US-Taliban peace dialogues, the relationship with the US is going to take a new turn, said Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Sunday. The 14th Plenary Session of Parliamentary Union of OIC Member States will begin at Rabat in Morocco on […]

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INDIAN TROOPS MARTYR 3 YOUTHS IN PULWAMA

Three youths were killed in a gunfight with the government forces in Pinglish area of Tral in south Kashmir’ s Pulwama district on Sunday, army said. “Three militants killed. Operation in progress,” said an army spokesman in Srinagar. India’s Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora on Sunday said only Lok Sabha elections will be held for […]

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PAKISTAN DEMANDS ICC ACTION AGAINST INDIAN TEAM FOR WEARING MILITARY CAPS

Pakistan has asked the International Cricket Council (ICC) to act against Indian cricket team for wearing military caps in its match against Australia. Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi, in a statement, said that it is ICC’s responsibility to take notice of India’s politicizing the sport. Information minister Fawad Chaudhry, in a tweet, said if […]

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