PSA slapped on TeH’s Hajin activist for second time

PSA slapped on TeH’s Hajin activist for second time

Hajin: The district magistrate Bandipora on Thursday issued orders to book Tehreek-e- Hurriyat activist Abdul Hamid Parray under Public Safety Act for his alleged involvement in organizing anti-India protests. Parray who is Tehsil president of the party has been booked under PSA. His family said that Parray was detained under the draconian law for the […]

Government forces fear student protests can impact south Kashmir

Government forces fear student protests can impact south Kashmir

Srinagar: The week-long student protests across Kashmir have increased apprehensions among the government forces that the protests can worsen the situation in south Kashmir areas, sources said. According to an official, the deteriorating situation in Srinagar can have implications in rural areas of Anantnag, Pulwama, Shopian and Kulgam districts, where Lok Sabha by-elections are scheduled […]

In jail since August, 76-year-old gets third PSA

In jail since August, 76-year-old gets third PSA

Sopore: A third PSA case has been slapped on 76-year-old Haji Sheikh Mohammad Yousuf, who was granted bail twice in all the cases filed against him by Sopore Police, first in November and then in March this year. Arrested during the civil uprising last year on August 8, Yousuf, a resident of Iqbal Nagar in […]

Masarat Alam re-arrest ‘state terrorism’: Geelani

Masarat Alam re-arrest ‘state terrorism’: Geelani

SRINAGAR: Chairman Hurriyat Conference (G) Syed Ali Geelani on Tuesday condemned the re-arrest of senior leader of the amalgam and chairman of Muslim League Jammu Kashmir Masarat Alam Bhat and termed it as “state terrorism and disgrace for their (govt’s) judicial system”. In a statement issued here, Geelani expressed his “deep concern” over the deteriorating […]

Student clashes with troops stun Lal Chowk

Student clashes with troops stun Lal Chowk

Srinagar: On Monday the SP College reopened after a week of being shut to avoid student protests, and immediately college students clashed with government forces. During the clashes, a youth fell unconscious near the college’s main gate. A few policemen went closer to the boy but backed off. After sometime, at about 2pm, students pulled […]

After serving 12 yrs jail, student leader Rafiq joins Geelani’s Hurriyat

After serving 12 yrs jail, student leader Rafiq joins Geelani’s Hurriyat

Srinagar: Mohammad Rafiq Shah, who was acquitted in 2005 Delhi serial blasts case, has joined a pro-freedom party Tehreek-e-Hurriyat (TeH) led by veteran Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Geelani Arrest spree, Kashmiri detainees,as a fulltime member. Rafiq told Kashmir Reader that he had submitted the TeH membership form in the year 2014 while he was serving […]

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