NIA crackdown dealt blow to pro-freedom groups: Rajnath

NIA crackdown dealt blow to pro-freedom groups: Rajnath

New Delhi: The National Investigation Agency’s crackdown on flow of funds from the “neighbouring country” to finance unrest in Kashmir has dealt a blow to the morale of militants and separatist groups, Indian Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Tuesday. Inaugurating the headquarters of the NIA, an agency set up in the aftermath of 2008 […]

Sopore’s elderly man continues to languish in Jail for 14 months under PSA

Sopore’s elderly man continues to languish in Jail for 14 months under PSA

Sopore: Haji Sheikh Mohammad Yousuf, a resident of Iqbal Nagar in Sopore, was arrested when he was 76-year-old but his continuous detention under consecutive Public Safety Acts (PSA) from last more than fourteen months despite the court giving him bail in November and in March in two PSA case has not earned him a release […]

HC seeks details on conditions of prisoners

HC seeks details on conditions of prisoners

Srinagar: The High Court on Tuesday sought details on the condition of prisoners in the state, in view of the Supreme Court direction in case “Inhuman conditions of 1382 prisons across country”. The Court directed Principal Secretary to Home, J&K, DG prisons and DG Police, J&K, Ministry of Home Affairs and NCRB (National Crime Records […]

PCI awaits NIA response in Kamran Yousuf’s case

PCI awaits NIA response in Kamran Yousuf’s case

Srinagar: Outgoing chairman of the Press Council of India (PCI), Justice CK Prasad, said on Monday that there has been no response yet from the National Investigation Agency (NIA) on the PCI notice sent to it over the arrest of Kashmiri photojournalist Kamran Yousuf. Yousuf, a resident of Pulwama, was arrested by the NIA on […]

Refrain from harassing Kashmiris: Rasheed to Delhi

Refrain from harassing Kashmiris: Rasheed to Delhi

SRINAGAR: Awami Itihad Party (AIP) president and MLA Langate Er Rasheed on Sunday appealed New Delhi to “(refrain) from harassing and humiliating Kashmiris (in) one way or the other just to avoid a dignified resolution of J&K dispute”. In a statement, Rasheed said it is legal and moral responsibility of state government to find out […]

Observe Oct 10 as Prisoners Day: AAC

SRINAGAR: The Awami Action Committee (AAC) on Sunday recalled October 10, 1965, as “one of the black days in Kashmir’s history of subjugation”, saying it was on this day that the “beloved and bold leader” of Kashmiri people, ‘Shaheed-e-Milat’ Mirwaiz Moulana Muhammad Farooq (RA), at the young age of 19 years, along with dozens of […]

Unwise to affix self-determination movements with terrorism: Geelani

Unwise to affix self-determination movements with terrorism: Geelani

SRINAGAR: Chairman Hurriyat Conference Syed Ali Geelani on Saturday termed it “unwise” and “undemocratic” to affix movements related to the right to self-determination with terrorism and stressed the civilised world to resent every form of terrorism. He said people pursuing the right to self-determination are facing “worst type of state-sponsored terrorism”. Geelani appealed to UN […]

Hurriyat chief spokesperson arrested

Hurriyat chief spokesperson arrested

SRINAGAR: Hurriyat Conference (G) said its chief spokesperson Ghulam Ahmad Gulzar was arrested by police on Saturday evening and taken to unknown location. In a statement issued here, Chairman of the conglomerate Syed Ali Geelani strongly condemned the police action.  

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