Trade leader returns home after NIA questioning

Trade leader returns home after NIA questioning

Srinagar: After being questioned by the NIA for five consecutive days in New Delhi in alleged funding case, president of Kashmir Traders and Manufacturers Federation (KTMF) and chairman of Kashmir Economic Alliance (KEA) Muhammad Yasin Khan returned home on Sunday. The Kashmir Inc, however, avoided any celebrations on his return and maintained a low key […]

‘It’s over now’, NIA tells Naseem Geelani, sends him home

‘It’s over now’, NIA tells Naseem Geelani, sends him home

Srinagar: After being summoned thrice to New Delhi by the National Investigation Agency (NIA), Naseem Geelani, younger son of Hurriyat Conference chief Syed Ali Geelani, returned to Srinagar on Thursday and told Kashmir Reader that his questioning by the NIA is over. “An SP-rank officer told me that NIA has checked my documents and there […]

NIA investigation: Shutdown in valley on traders’ call

NIA investigation: Shutdown in valley on traders’ call

Srinagar: Routine life was affected in Kashmir Valley on Monday after business and trade establishments shut in protest against the summoning of business community leader Yasin Khan to the headquarters of National Investigation Agency (NIA) in New Delhi. A complete to partial shutdown was observed across the valley, and transport remained mostly off the roads. […]

NIA ‘examines’ Yasin Khan

NIA ‘examines’ Yasin Khan

SRINAGAR: Business leader Yasin Khan was “examined” on Monday by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) in New Delhi. Secretary-general of the Kashmir Economic Alliance (KEA), Bashir Ahmad, told Kashmir Reader that “the questioning of Khan started at 11am and went up to 5:45pm, but he was given a break of about 30 minutes in the […]

JRL, Bar support call for ‘Kashmir Bandh’

JRL, Bar support call for ‘Kashmir Bandh’

SRINAGAR: The Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL), the Kashmir Bar Association (KBA), and the transporters’ union have all extended support to the strike call given by business and trade organisations in Kashmir to protest the NIA summons to Muhammad Yasin Khan, chairman of the KTMF and KEA. In a statement issued here, the JRL comprising Syed […]

NIA, ED’s moves bound to fail: Hurriyat (M)

NIA, ED’s moves bound to fail: Hurriyat (M)

SRINAGAR: Hurriyat Conference (M) on Sunday condemned the summoning of KTMF president Muhammad Yasin Khan, Kashmir University scholar Aala Fazili, and producing of charge-sheet against senior resistance leader Shabir Ahmad Shah, by NIA. “These moves are clearly aimed at putting pressure on individuals and organisations who are sympathetic to the freedom struggle,” a spokesperson of […]

Traders call for Monday shutdown to protest NIA summons to Yasin Khan

Traders call for Monday shutdown to protest NIA summons to Yasin Khan

SRINAGAR: Prominent trade bodies of Kashmir have called for a valley-wide shutdown on Monday against the NIA summons issued to President of Kashmir Traders Manufacturers Federation (KTMF) Mohammad Yasin Khan. The National Investigation Agency has asked Yasin to present himself for questioning at its headquarters in New Delhi on Monday. Talking to reporters, acting KTMF […]

JKCC says its leaders put under house arrest

JKCC says its leaders put under house arrest

SRINAGAR: The state government has put under house arrest two influential business leaders who are trying to thwart the implementation of Goods and Services Tax (GST) in Jammu and Kashmir. A press handout issued by the Jammu Kashmir Coordination Committee (JKCC), an organisation of civil society members and trade bodies, said that business leaders Dr […]

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