Zahid Ali’s bail application rejected

Zahid Ali’s bail application rejected

Srinagar: District and Session Judge Kulgam on Saturday rejected the bail application of Jama’at-e-Islami chief spokesperson, Advocate Zahid Ali, and Jamaat’s Kulgam Amir, Farooq Ahmad Sheikh. Jamaat has expressed its dismay over the decision. A statement issued by the organisation here said that the bail was rejected “despite the fact that they have been under […]

NIA gets 10-day custody of Zahoor Watali

NIA gets 10-day custody of Zahoor Watali

New Delhi: Kashmiri businessman Zahoor Watali, arrested for alleged involvement in a terror-funding case, was on Friday sent to 10-day custody of the National Investigation Agency (NIA). District Judge Poonam A Bamba allowed the agency’s plea for custody after it said that it needed to confront the accused with evidence and take him to various […]

Fresh PSA against ailing Asiya, aide

Fresh PSA against ailing Asiya, aide

Srinagar: The government has once again slapped the Public Safety Act (PSA) against Dukhtaran-e-Millat (DeM) chairperson Syeda Asiya Andrabi and her personal secretary Sofi Fehmeeda. Asiya, a mother of two, is serving detention along with her aide in Jammu’s Amphalla Jail, which has taken a toll on her health, the DeM said. “As the previous […]

Joint resistance denounces threat to columnist Nadvi

Joint resistance denounces threat to columnist Nadvi

SRINAGAR: The joint resistance leadership on Friday expressed deep concern over the alleged death threats received by a prominent cleric and columnist, Altaf Hussain Nadvi, on social media. In a statement, the leadership comprising Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik termed Nadvi “one of the courageous solider at forefront in (the) […]

Govt wants some pro-freedom people rot in jail: MDM

Govt wants some pro-freedom people rot in jail: MDM

SRINAGAR: The extension of three months in the PSA of Aasiya Andrabi and Sofi Fehmeda is nothing but a “political vendetta”, said Muslim Deeni Mahaz on Friday. A party spokesperson said despite government’s knowledge that Aasiya suffers from various ailments and needs frequent oxygen support, she was sent to Jammu jail where “due to substandard […]

Resistance activist Shakil Bhat victimised: JKLF

Resistance activist Shakil Bhat victimised: JKLF

SRINAGAR: Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) on Friday the senior resistance activist Shakil Ahmad Bhat is being “victimised” for his resilience and steadiness. In a statement, JKLF zonal president Noor Muhammad Kalwal condemned the “police atrocities” on peaceful political activists and leaders languishing in various jails. Terming the prolonged incarceration of Shakil Ahmad Bhat as […]

NIA arrests Zahoor Watali in ‘terror funding’ case

NIA arrests Zahoor Watali in ‘terror funding’ case

Srinagar: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Thursday arrested businessman Zahoor Ahmad Shah Watali in the case the NIA has registered for “funding of terrorist and separatist activities in Jammu & Kashmir.” Watali is the first businessman from Kashmir to be arrested in the case after seven resistance leaders were arrested and are now in […]

HC asks for details of all prisoners within 4 weeks

HC asks for details of all prisoners within 4 weeks

Srinagar: The High court on Thursday directed state and jail authorities to submit a detailed status report regarding the number of undertrials, convicts, acquitted, women, children, and those lodged under the Public Safety Act, within four weeks. Hearing a Public Interest Litigation, a division bench of Chief Justice Badar Durrez Ahmed and Justice MK Hanjura […]

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