‘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 […]

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 […]

‘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 […]

Bar president Mian Qayoom coming home with ‘clean chit’ from NIA

Bar president Mian Qayoom coming home with ‘clean chit’ from NIA

Srinagar: Kashmir Bar Association (KBA) President, Advocate Mian Abdul Qayoom, will return home “honourably” on Saturday from Delhi after being given clean chit by the National Investigation Agency, a statement by the KBA said on Friday. Mian Qayoom, 67, attended the questioning by the NIA officials for the fourth time on Friday as a witness […]

Mian Qayoom comes home, lawyers call off strike

Mian Qayoom comes home, lawyers call off strike

Srinagar: Kashmir-based lawyers will resume work in courts on Saturday after Mian Abdul Qayoom, President of the Kashmir High Court Bar Association, returned to Srinagar on Friday morning after facing the National Investigation Agency (NIA) in New Delhi. Joint Secretary of the Bar, Advocate Anwar-ul-Islam, told Kashmir Reader that a general body meeting of Bar […]

Qayoom asked ‘hard’ questions in Delhi, told to report back on Sept 14

Qayoom asked ‘hard’ questions in Delhi, told to report back on Sept 14

Srinagar: Kashmir Bar Association President Mian Abdul Qayoom on Thursday faced “hard questions” from “high-ranking” officials of the National Investigation Agency (NIA) in New Delhi, an advocate accompanying him in Delhi told Kashmir Reader. Qayoom was summoned to Delhi by the NIA on Wednesday and was questioned for at least seven hours on the day. […]

Mian Qayoom grilled for 7 hours

Mian Qayoom grilled for 7 hours

Srinagar: President of the J&K High Court Bar Association Kashmir, Mian Abdul Qayoom was grilled by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) for at least seven hours on Wednesday in New Delhi. Qayoom was summoned by the investigating agency to its Delhi office for a case registered on May 30 this year. “The questioning started around […]

KCSDS, EJAC condemn NIA’s summoning of Mian Qayoom

SRINAGAR: The Kashmir Centre for Strategic and Development Studies has strongly condemned the crackdown on Kashmiris by NIA and said that Kashmir Bar Association President Mian Qayoom was the latest victim of NIA’s ‘investigations’ which are aimed to “dismantle the political struggle of Kashmiris”. A statement issued by KCSDS said that NIA was used by […]