NC takes out rally in Srinagar

NC takes out rally in Srinagar

Srinagar: Opposition National Conference (NC) on Thursday took out a rally against price rise and the increase in killings in Kashmir. “The PDP-led government is a failure on all fronts,” NC general secretary Ali Mohammad Sagar, who was leading the rally, said. “It is due to the policies of the government that Kashmiris and Kashmir […]

Machhil fake encounter: Families aghast at convicts being let off

Machhil fake encounter: Families aghast at convicts being let off

Baramulla: A day after an army court in New Delhi suspended the life sentence given to five troopers of 4 Rajputana Rifles in the Machhil fake encounter case, the Jammu and Kashmir Police said that it has no information regarding the military court’s decision. Director General of Police SP Vaid told reporters at district police […]

Verdict reveals flaws of military justice system: Amnesty

Verdict reveals flaws of military justice system: Amnesty

Srinagar: Reacting to reports of an appellate military court suspending the life sentences of five Army troopers, Asmita Basu, Programme Director at Amnesty International, India, said that the case highlighted the need for prosecution by independent civilian authorities. “The developments in the Machil fake encounter case once again highlight the need for allegations of human […]

Machhil Echoes

Machhil Echoes

Five Army personnel convicted by a general court martial in the Machhil fake encounter case had a sigh of relief as a military court suspended their punishment of life imprisonment, according to the India Today. If the report is true, then it constitutes a travesty. It may be recalled that the Macchil encounter had turned […]

India calls OIC resolutions on JK misleading

India calls OIC resolutions on JK misleading

New Delhi: India today reacted strongly to the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) resolutions on Jammu and Kashmir during its foreign ministers’ meet recently, terming them as “misleading” and asked it to refrain from making such references. Rejecting “outrightly” all such references, the external affairs ministry said, “The OIC has no locus standi on India’s […]

In Tanveer’s death, family lost a caretaker

In Tanveer’s death, family lost a caretaker

Beerwah: Under a canopy placed a few meters from an under construction house, people console the family of Tanveer Ahmad Wani. The young man was killed by a bullet fired at him by army troopers on Friday. Everyone who visits the family decries the forces’ action, and express anger, frustration and helplessness. None of it […]

Restrictions likely in Budgam areas today

Restrictions likely in Budgam areas today

Srinagar: Parts of Srinagar and Budgam observed a shutdown for the second consecutive day on Sunday in protest of the killing of a youth by government forces on July 21. Police is likely to impose restrictions on movement of people on Tuesday to foil a march to Beerwah. Meanwhile, mobile internet service also remained suspended […]

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