Alam’s re-arrests against international covenants: Bar

Alam’s re-arrests against international covenants: Bar

SRINAGAR: J&K High Court Bar Association Srinagar, Saturday condemned the re-arrest of Masarat Alam Bhat, and taking him to an unknown place after his 35th order of detention was quashed recently by the High Court. The Bar termed the re-arrest as “ruthless, barbaric and a glaring and perpetual violation of his human rights”. Stating that […]

Property damage ordinance attack on fundamental rights: Bar Association

Property damage ordinance attack on fundamental rights: Bar Association

Srinagar: J&K High Court Bar Association Srinagar Sunday expressed serious concern over the promulgation of J&K Public Property (Prevention of Damage) (Amendment) Ordinance, where under, persons and organizations calling for shutdown, demonstrations or other forms of protest, wherein properties are damaged are liable for imprisonment and fine. The Bar association described the ordinance as an […]

Bar reminds GoI of its promises, asks UNSC to intervene

Bar reminds GoI of its promises, asks UNSC to intervene

Srinagar: Asking people to observe October 27 as a black day, the High Court Bar Association of Kashmir has called upon international community and UNSC to “play its effective role in getting its resolutions on Kashmir implemented without further loss of time”. In a statement issued here, The Bar Association calling upon Government of India […]

‘Despite threats, intimidation bar president siding with truth’

SRINAGAR: Dukhtaran-e-Millat on Thursday lauded High Court Bar Association and its president, Mian Abdul Qayoom, for adopting a “bold approach” by challenging and questioning the Jammu and Kashmir’s so-called “accession” in Indian Supreme Court. Reportedly, the affidavit filed by the Bar Association challenging the validity of the so-called accession has “shocked” the Indian Court. In […]

Kashmir Bar members explain genesis of Kashmir dispute to SC

Kashmir Bar members explain genesis of Kashmir dispute to SC

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Wednesday expressed shock at the submission of a bar body of Jammu and Kashmir terming the accession of the state into India as “mysterious” and “controversial” while taking a strong note of it. The state’s Bar Association, which was asked by the apex court to help in finding amicable […]

Bar re-elects Mian Qayoom as president

Bar re-elects Mian Qayoom as president

Srinagar: The Kashmir High Court Bar Association on Thursday re-elected Advocate Mian Abdul Qayoom as its president. He defeated his opponent, Nazir Ahmad Ronga, by securing 464 votes out of a total of 722 votes polled. Mushtaq Ahmad Dar has been declared winner for the post of vice-president after defeating Mohammad Ashraf Bhat, while G […]

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 […]

Bar to hold election on Sep 28

Bar to hold election on Sep 28

SRINAGAR: J&K High Court Bar Association (JKHCBA) on Wednesday said it will hold election of its office bearers on 28 September. The elections were scheduled to be held on 7th of September but were deferred because of the issuance of notice to Bar president Mian Qayoom by NIA. Bar in a statement issued here said […]

‘Myth’ broken, says Bar prez after clearing NIA test

‘Myth’ broken, says Bar prez after clearing NIA test

Srinagar: Returning triumphant from Delhi where he went to answer questioning by the National Investigation Agency (NIA), Kashmir High Court Bar Association (KHCBA) President, Mian Abdul Qayoom, on Saturday said that a “myth” was broken that the Kashmir struggle was “because of money”. Mian Qayoom, 67, was questioned by the NIA officials for the fourth […]

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