Student protests in Pulwama: SHRC seeks college principal’s presence, asks SSP to intervene

Student protests in Pulwama: SHRC seeks college principal’s presence, asks SSP to intervene

Srinagar: The state human rights commission (SHRC) on Thursday directed senior superintendent of police Pulwama to seek personal appearance of principal degree college Pulwama before the commission by January 1, 2018. On previous hearing, the commission directed the principal to be present with his compliance report but he didn’t turn up. The police in its […]

KU’s diktat: No ‘religious or political discussion’ allowed

KU’s diktat: No ‘religious or political discussion’ allowed

Srinagar: Next time you visit Kashmir University, avoid hanging around unnecessarily for more than an hour because if you do, you might be fined or could even have strict action taken against you by the varsity officials. Yes, this is one among 12 advisories that the office of the chief proctor, Kashmir University, has issued […]

Students: The Unsung Heroes of Kashmir

Students: The Unsung Heroes of Kashmir

By AASIF WANI The Student community is the severely combustible community of Kashmir that catches flames of every controversy and becomes first the casualty. The future and the nation builders is the title, given to them but on this pathetic piece of land, they are used as money minting machines. They are flung, exploited, and […]

Women’s College students protest braid-chopping

Women’s College students protest braid-chopping

Srinagar: Hundreds of students of the Women’s College at MA Road in Srinagar held a protest on Saturday against incidents of braid-chopping in Kashmir. The protesting students gathered within the premises of their college and shouted slogans against Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti. The students alleged that the police were providing cover to the people who […]

Anti-NIA protests reach CUK, seek end to Fazli’s questioning

Anti-NIA protests reach CUK, seek end to Fazli’s questioning

Srinagar: The continuous questioning of a Kashmir University (KU) scholar by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) in New Delhi evoked severe resentment on Thursday when dozens of students from the Central University of Kashmir (CUK) marched through the Srinagar-Jammu bypass at Nowgam. The students took out a protest march against the NIA, which they termed […]

NIA questioning of Khan, Fazli continues

NIA questioning of Khan, Fazli continues

Srinagar: After another long day of questioning by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) in New Delhi, business leader Yasin Khan and Kashmir University scholar Aala Fazli have been asked to appear again on Thursday to face questioning for a fourth consecutive day, sources told Kashmir Reader. NIA spokesperson Alok Mittal declined to comment on whether […]

KU students protest NIA questioning of varsity scholar

KU students protest NIA questioning of varsity scholar

Srinagar: In the middle of exam season at Kashmir University (KU), hundreds of students on Tuesday marched across the campus to demand that the National Investigation Agency (NIA) immediately stop questioning varsity scholar Aala Fazli, who is in New Delhi at the NIA headquarters after being summoned for questioning in a case of funding from […]

Bollywood biopic on girl whose stone-pelting photo went viral

Bollywood biopic on girl whose stone-pelting photo went viral

Aakash Hassan Srinagar: A biopic will be made on the Kashmiri footballer, Afshan Ashiq who hit headlines in April this year after her photograph hurling a stone at government forces during student protests in the valley went viral on the internet. Bollywood filmmaker Manish Harishankar, who has directed a number of films including Ajab Prem […]

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