Polio Deaths Rumour: Accused Srinagar youth gets bail

SRINAGAR: A court here granted bail to a youth arrested by police last month for spreading rumours about the death of children due to polio drops in Kashmir. The accused, Irshad Ahmad Bhat, a resident of Pirbagh Srinagar, had allegedly initiated the rumour: “Reports coming that polio vaccine used today (January 17) was expired or […]

Three gamblers arrested in Srinagar

Srinagar: Police have arrested three gamblers and recovered stake money worth over five thousand rupees in Zakoora area here on Monday. On tip off, a police party from police station Zakoora raided a gambling place at Gasoo, Hazratbal, a police official said. During the raid three gamblers were arrested. Stake money of Rs. 5,900 was […]

JNU students, faculty attacked in Delhi court

JNU students, faculty attacked in Delhi court

Srinagar: A group of lawyers assaulted JNU students and a few journalists at the Patiala House court in New Delhi on Monday just before student leader Kanhaiya Kumar, arrested for sedition, was being presented in the court. A group of about 40 lawyers present inside the court started shouting anti-JNU slogans, demanding that the faculty […]

No quarter has yet suggested concrete, practicable alternative to hartals: Geelani

No quarter has yet suggested concrete, practicable alternative to hartals: Geelani

SRINAGAR: Asserting that one-day strike after each killing doesn’t meet the ‘demands of the situation’, chairman Hurriyat Conference (G) Syed Ali Geelani said on Monday that no “concrete or practicable idea has been suggested by any quarter” as an alternative to hartals. “Many voices were heard with regard to finding an alternative to the strike […]

Delhi police detains SAR Geelani in connection with JNU protests on Afzal Guru

SRINAGAR: Police has detained Delhi university professor SAR Geelani on Monday in connection with the JNU protests on Afzal Guru that has created uproar in India. Deputy Superintendent of Police, Jatin Narwal told Kashmir Reader over phone that Geelani was detained for questioning in connection with the JNU protests at parliament street police station. Geelani, […]

Hafiz Saeed ridicules Rajnath’s JNU ‘Lashkar link’ statement, says this ‘is how Indian govt fools its own people’

Srinagar: Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) founder and Jamaat-ud-Dawa chief Hafiz Mohammad Saeed on Monday said linking him with JNU protests on Afzal Guru anniversary based on a “fake” twitter handle is a prime example of “how Indian government fools its own people”. “It’s a fake account and and I am surprised how Home Minister linked me with […]