Uproar over expunging Mehbooba remarks on Article 370

Uproar over expunging Mehbooba remarks on Article 370

Srinagar: Uproar broke out out in the JK legislative assembly after the Speaker Kavinder Gupta ordered for expunging Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti’s remarks on Article 370. Gupta issued direction after BJP legislator Rajeev Jasotria raised the issue in the morning. Mehbooba had said those opposing the Article 370, which grants special status to Jammu and […]

In assembly too, govt repeats old line on Kashmir Reader ban

In assembly too, govt repeats old line on Kashmir Reader ban

Srinagar: The ruling PDP-BJP government on Monday again did not specify the reasons for banning Kashmir Reader for three months and simply repeated District Magistrate’s orders that said the newspaper’s content “could have incited acts of violence and disturb public tranquillity”. Replying to a question by independent MLA Er Rashid, seeking reasons for ban on […]

2 held for extortion in Hizb’s name

2 held for extortion in Hizb’s name

Srinagar: Two persons have been arrested after they attempted to extort money from two families while posing as militants of Hizbul Mujahideen, police told Kashmir Reader here on Monday. The accused, identified as Adil Mir of Lasjan area and Younis Dar of Gund Chakpora in the city outskirts, had printed letter heads of the militant […]

Family endures horror for two weeks

Family endures horror for two weeks

Srinagar: When the dusk had set in on January 12, a man carrying a letter of Hizbul Mujahideen knocked the door of a family in Chakpora on Srinagar outskirts. A girl, one of the five daughters of the family head, had half opened the gate when the unknown man handed her a letter.The contents of […]

Over 900 days in courts, no justice for Wamiq’s father

Over 900 days in courts, no justice for Wamiq’s father

Srinagar: Farooq Ahmed Wani has spent 904 days in the grind of the justice system since 2010 when police killed his 13-year-old son Wamiq Farooq. During this time, he had to sell off a plot of land and his entire savings to fund his fight for justice. Wamiq was killed when a teargas shell fired […]

Resistance groups hold sit-in against Pandit ‘settlements’

Resistance groups hold sit-in against Pandit ‘settlements’

Srinagar: Against the proposed settlement of Kashmiri Pandits in separate townships in the valley, the joint resistance leadership held a protest sit-in here at Srinagar’s Abi Guzar locality in Lal Chowk on Monday. The protesters said Pandits are part and parcel of Kashmiri nation and no one can oppose their return, but at the same […]

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