Rasheed asks Jammuites to support self determination movement

Rasheed asks Jammuites to support self determination movement

Jammu: Langate legislator and Awami Ittihad Party (AIP) leader Sheikh Rasheed on Sunday appealed to the people of Jammu to support the movement for self determination and said that resolution of Kashmir issues is in the interests of every section of society. According to a statement Rasheed addressed a daylong convention organized by AIP and […]

AIP delegation visits Kot Bhalwal Jail, demands release of pol prisoners, juveniles

AIP delegation visits Kot Bhalwal Jail, demands release of pol prisoners, juveniles

SRINAGAR: A delegation of Awami Itihad Party (AIP) led by its president Er Rasheed on Saturday visited Kot Bhalwal Jail Jammu and held detailed deliberation with detainees. As per a statement issued here, the delegation after interaction with inmates observed that “detainees are not being provided adequate medical facilities and face basic problems”. “The health […]

Rashid asks admin to stop harassing Jammu Muslims

Rashid asks admin to stop harassing Jammu Muslims

Jammu: MLA Langate, Engineer Rashid asked the government to act against those who attacked Muslims in Kathua following a clash over alleged cow slaughter. “We offer sincere cooperation to people of Jammu province for maintaining communal harmony and finding an everlasting solution to political dispute. If the issue is resolved the people of state will […]

Apologise for inducting ‘Ikhwani’ as minister: Rasheed

Apologise for inducting ‘Ikhwani’ as minister: Rasheed

Jammu: Reacting to the verbal slugfest between Congress legislator Usman Majeed and a PDP legislator Noor Muhammad, Independent legislator Engineer Rasheed on Wednesday said that Usman was a militant turned counter-insurgent and a close aide of Kuka Parray. “As such he (Usman) has to be made accountable for all atrocities that Ikhwan did to innocent […]

11,199 non-state subject families living in JK: Govt

11,199 non-state subject families living in JK: Govt

By Aqib Ahmad JAMMU: There are over 11,000 non-permanent resident families including West Pak Refugees residing in Jammu and Kashmir, state government revealed on Monday. Responding to a question by independent MLA Er Abdul Rashid about the number of non-state subject families residing in different parts of state from 1965, the minister of revenue said […]

Police assisting RSS, BJP goons: MLA Rasheed

Police assisting RSS, BJP goons: MLA Rasheed

SRINAGAR: Awami Itihad party (AIP) president and MLA Langate Er Rasheed was on Monday detained by police at Vijaypur while he was on way to Hariya Chack Kathua, where Gujar community was attacked allegedly by RSS and BJP activists, a party spokesman said. In a statement issued here, the spokesman said, “Before being deported back […]

Rasheed pleads K-resolution with Jammu scholars

Rasheed pleads K-resolution with Jammu scholars

Jammu: Awami Ittihad Party leader and legislator Sheikh Rasheed on Sunday held deliberations with prominent citizens including a group of research scholars from the Jammu University. The interaction covered different issues including those related to governance, communal harmony and political scenario of the state. In a statement, Rasheed said that Kashmiris were not seeking any […]

Pir Panchal region out of bounds of legislator Rasheed

Pir Panchal region out of bounds of legislator Rasheed

Jammu : Police prevented legislator Engineer Rasheed on Friday from visiting Pir Panjaal region of Jammu, fearing attack from right-wing Hindu parties. Rasheed, legislator from north Kashmir’s Langate constituency and chairman of Awami Itihad Party (AIP) was detained at Sundarbani, where heavy contingent of police was deployed to prevent him from visiting the areas. He […]

Govt hostile to minorities, says Rasheed

Govt hostile to minorities, says Rasheed

Srinagar: Langate legislator and Awami Ittihad Party chief Engineer Rasheed on Thursday criticized the government for showing hostile approach towards the minorities and downtrodden sections of the society. Rasheed, while demanding the justice for Jasjeet Singh, who was shot dead in police shootout last year on June 4, when he was participating in a march […]

Who rules Kashmir? Abu Dujana and Burhan Wani or New Delhi, asks Rasheed

Who rules Kashmir? Abu Dujana and Burhan Wani or New Delhi, asks Rasheed

Jammu: Langate legislator and chairman of Awami Ittihad Party Engineer Sheikh Rasheed was marshaled out of assembly after heated arguments with BJP members at the end of his speech. Participating in debate over uprising and killings in Kashmir Rasheed said the debate could not resolve Kashmir dispute. “Can this debate get some innocent released from […]

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