Kashmiris’ Red Cheeks: A New Concern in India

Kashmiris’ Red Cheeks: A New Concern in India

By Inam ul Haq and Hilal Ahmad Rather A couple of days ago, on Republic TV, an Indian Army major namely Gaurav Arya asked a simple question that half of the time Kashmir is under bandh, under lockdown, half of the time they (Kashmiris) are stone-pelting, still there are no cases of malnutrition[..] where is […]

‘Attempt to silence independent voices’

‘Attempt to silence independent voices’

NEW DELHI: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday condemned the CBI searches at the residence of NDTV founder Prannoy Roy and three other locations, saying it was an attempt to “silence independent and anti-establishment voices”. “We strongly condemn raids on Dr Roy n NDTV group. It’s an attempt to silence independent and anti-establishment voices,” […]

Mamata expresses shock

Mamata expresses shock

KOLKATA: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday expressed shock over the CBI searches at NDTV founder Prannoy Roy’s New Delhi residence and three other locations for allegedly causing losses to a private bank. Banerjee described Roy as “highly respected and reputed” and said the trend of conducting such search operations was “disturbing”. “Shocked […]

New Delhi’s new tactic: NIA raids at 14 locations

New Delhi’s new tactic: NIA raids at 14 locations

Srinagar: Widening the crackdown on pro-freedom groups, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Saturday raided 14 locations in Kashmir to locate Hawala money received allegedly from Pakistan to conduct “subversive activities in Kashmir”. The NIA raided the houses and offices of the second-rung leadership of both the Hurriyat factions, as well as other affiliated pro-freedom […]

Indian media has set Kashmir on fire: Altaf Bukhari

Indian media has set Kashmir on fire: Altaf Bukhari

Srinagar: Education Minister Altaf Bukhari on Saturday said that the Government of India and the Jammu Kashmir government were “on the same page” on the National Investigation Agency (NIA) investigation into the sources of funding of pro-freedom groups. “Central government and the state government are on the same page,” Bukhari said on the sidelines of […]

ED issues fresh summons to Shabir Shah

ED issues fresh summons to Shabir Shah

New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has issued fresh summons to Kashmiri pro-freedom leader Shabir Shah over a decade-old case of money laundering against him. Officials said the agency has asked Shah to depose before the investigating officer (IO) of the case here on June 6. The ED had issued a similar summons to Shah […]

Geelani suspends Nayeem-led National Front from Hurriyat

Geelani suspends Nayeem-led National Front from Hurriyat

Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference chairman Syed Ali Geelani on Saturday suspended Nayeem Ahmad Khan-led National Front from basic membership of the amalgam. The party has been suspended from the amalgam’s Kashmir and Pakistan administered Kashmir chapter, a Hurriyat spokesperson said in a statement. . “We summoned all constituent members including Nayeem Ahmad Khan to facilitate him […]

NIA quizzes pro-freedom leaders over TV sting claims

NIA quizzes pro-freedom leaders over TV sting claims

SRINAGAR: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) today quizzed three Kashmiri pro-freedom leaders in connection with its probe into the role of Lashker-e-Taiba chief Hafiz Mohammed Saeed and hardline Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani in “subversive activities” in Jammu and Kashmir. The NIA team, headed by the Additional Director General, had asked Nayeem Khan, Farooq […]

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