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 […]

NIA summons KU student to Delhi

NIA summons KU student to Delhi

Srinagar: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Saturday summoned a Kashmir University student to its headquarters in New Delhi for questioning on Monday. Aala Fazili, a PhD scholar and resident of Humhama, is doing research at the department of pharmaceutical sciences at KU. Fazili told Kashmir Reader over phone that the summons was delivered at […]

ED files chargesheet against Shabir Shah

ED files chargesheet against Shabir Shah

New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate on Saturday accused senior pro-freedom leader Shabir Shah of having been in touch with Jamaat-ud-dawaah chief Hafiz Saeed in a charge sheet filed against him in connection with a 2005 money laundering case for alleged terror funding. The prosecution complaint, the ED’s parlance for a charge sheet, filed before the […]

NIA summons KEA president Yasin Khan, re-summons Geelani’s son

NIA summons KEA president Yasin Khan, re-summons Geelani’s son

Srinagar: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Friday summoned the chairperson of Kashmir Economic Alliance (KEA) Mohammad Yasin Khan to its headquarters in New Delhi on September 25. Hurriyat Conference chairman Syed Ali Geelani’s son Syed Naseem Geelani, who teaches at SKUAST-K, was also once again called for questioning to the NIA headquarters on the […]

NIA raids leave valley businesses apprehensive; deep slump in cross-LoC trade

NIA raids leave valley businesses apprehensive; deep slump in cross-LoC trade

Srinagar: The much-hyped initiative of cross-border trade that was started under Confidence Building Measures (CBMs) between India and Pakistan in 2008 has hit a new low, say businessmen, as the government’s anti-trade policies have left nearly the entire business community disinterested in continuing trade via cross-border routes. Community leaders, many of them insecure following the […]

Resistance leaders, activists protest at Lal Chowk

Resistance leaders, activists protest at Lal Chowk

SRINAGAR: Several resistance leaders and activists on Tuesday staged a peaceful protest against the NIA’s “intimidation”, incarceration of thousands of Kashmiris, and “oppression” in the Valley. A statement issued by the joint resistance leadership (JRL) said that several leaders and activists from various pro-freedom organisations gathered at Lal Chowk and staged a peaceful protest. “Putting […]

NIA arrests 2 Kupwara men

NIA arrests 2 Kupwara men

New Delhi: The National Investigation Agency on Tuesday arrested two persons for allegedly providing logistical and material support to militants infiltrating from Pakistan into Kashmir for carrying out subversive activities, officials said here on Tuesday. Zahoor Ahmed Peer and Nazir Ahmed Peer, both residents of Wahama, Kupwara, in north Kashmir, were arrested from Jammu in […]

Kamran Yousuf sent to one-month judicial custody

Kamran Yousuf sent to one-month judicial custody

New Delhi: A Delhi court on Tuesday sent two men, including a freelance photo-journalist, to judicial custody for a month in connection with an alleged case of stonepelting in the Kashmir Valley. District Judge Poonam A Bamba sent Javed Ahmed Bhat from Kulgam and Kamran Yusuf from Pulwama to jail till October 17 after they […]

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