Mother saw her son, dead, five months after he joined militancy

Mother saw her son, dead, five months after he joined militancy

By SHERFUN NISA KULGAM: Jaanah Begum, a resident of Hadigam in Kulgam district was travelling in an auto rickshaw to a hospital on Sunday, when a gunfight between militants and government forces at Frisal had killed eight people including four militants. When the rickshaw driver mentioned that one of the killed militants was from Hadigam, […]

Omar advocates K-solution at Harvard

Omar advocates K-solution at Harvard

SRINAGAR: National Conference Working President  Omar Abdullah  addressed an august gathering of analysts, faculty and students at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University in Boston, Massachusetts. As a panellist on a panel discussion titled ‘Kashmir – Breaking the Impasse’ held during the 2017 India Conference at the prestigious university, Omar Abdullah said […]

SC gives Rajouri man lifer for wife’s murder

SC gives Rajouri man lifer for wife’s murder

By AQIB AHMAD SRINAGAR: The Supreme Court on Wednesday  sentenced to life imprisonment a man from Rajouri for ‘homicidal’ killing of his wife nearly 21 years ago. Disposing off an appeal filed by the state government, a division bench of Justices Adarsh Kumar Goel and Uday Umesh Lalit set aside the acquittal of accused Vijay […]

Psychiatric patient put behind bars on charges of stone throwing

Psychiatric patient put behind bars on charges of stone throwing

By Nusrat Sidiq Srinagar: The police have detained on charges of stone pelting a man who has been receiving psychiatric treatment for the past three years for anxiety, restlessness, trepidation, low mood, suicidal thoughts and symptoms of obsessive compulsive disorder. Mohammad Amin Bhat of Noorbagh, Baghwanpora was picked up by the police on February 10 […]

Murder accused Imam to record statement

Murder accused Imam to record statement

SRINAGAR: A court here will record statement of accused Imam (prayer leader), arrested in 2013 for murdering a man on the pretext of performing a ritual after developing “illicit relation” with his wife. Besides the imam—Mohammad Amin Naik, the Principal Session’s Judge Srinagar  will also record the statement of victim’s wife under 342 CrPC (recording […]

JKCL employees stage protest against salary freeze

JKCL employees stage protest against salary freeze

By Riyaz Bhat SRINAGAR: A group of employees working with the government-run Jammu and Kashmir Cements Limited (JKCL) on Monday staged protest demonstration against withholding salary for several months. The employees shouted slogans against the managing director Atul Sharma. “I have no other source of income. My family is suffering because the salary has been […]

Resistance camp condemns Lahore suicide attack

Resistance camp condemns Lahore suicide attack

SRINAGAR: The resistance leadership on Tuesday condemned the suicide bomb attack in Lahore wherein two senior officers including 16 more people were killed. In a statement issued here, Chairman Hurriyat Conference (G) Syed Ali Geelani while expressing grief over the attack appealed to Pakistan administration to isolate and bring to book those responsible for the […]