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Two policemen arrested for providing ammunition to Hizb militants in Kashmir

Published by October 11, 2017 7:18 am

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Police in Shopian district of south Kashmir have arrested two cops and an over-ground worker (OGW) who supplied ammunition to Hizb-ul-Mujahideen militants. An official said that a naka party of police apprehended Adil Ahmad Negroo near Circuit House Shopian in suspicious conditions and recovered twenty live rounds of AK-47 from his possession on October 9.... View Article

Why don’t men, women share pregnancy for 4.5 months: Muslim clerics bizarre logic sparks row

Published by October 11, 2017 7:12 am

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NEW DELHI: The bizarre logic of a head Muslim cleric, comparing pregnancy to gender equality, has triggered a new controversy. Slamming Centre’s consideration of allowing women about 45 years to go on Haj without a male relative, the Secretary of Jamiat Ulama said, “If you want equality, why don’t men and women carry pregnancy for... View Article

Top terrorist Khalid killed in Baramulla encounter: Here’s why it’s a big blow to JeM

Published by October 10, 2017 7:25 am

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Jammu: The killing of Shahid Showkat alias Khalid, a top Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) terrorist, by the security forces in a fierce encounter in Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla is being seen as a big breakthrough in the Centre’s fight against Pakistan-backed terror outfits. According to reports, Khalid, who was eliminated by the security forces on Monday in... View Article

Army ransacks house, personal library of Islamic scholar in Bijbehara

Published by October 10, 2017 7:20 am

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Army on Monday morning raided and ransacked the residence of religious scholar Moulana Altaf Hussain Nadvi at Sallar area of southern Kashmir, reports said on Tuesday. Nadvi also delivers sermon at Jamia Masjid Srigufwara Islamabad, and is a noted columnist. Speaking to Kashmir Life, Moulana Nadvi said that army men raided his residence at Sallar... View Article

Pellet blinds in Kashmir: First mass blinding in human history, says Pakistan at UN

Published by October 10, 2017 7:18 am

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Pakistan’s permanent representative to the UN Dr Maleeha Lodhi condemned India on Tuesday for the “aggressive use of pellet guns” against peaceful protestors in Kashmir, calling the act as “first mass blinding in human history.” While addressing the General Assembly’s Special Political and Decolonization (Fourth) Committee, Lodhi said that India is committing ‘war crimes’ which... View Article

Maharashtra declared open-defecation free, but these Mumbai photos say otherwise

Published by October 9, 2017 12:15 pm

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HT found scores of men defecating in the open in Mumbai on Sunday morning; activists now demand new toilets, audit of existing facilities Hours before President Ram Nath Kovind declared urban Maharashtra open defecation free (ODF) at an event in Worli on Sunday, HT photographers found evidence to the contrary at Mankhurd, Shanti Nagar in Wadala,... View Article