Girl’s braid cut inside her home in Uri

Girl’s braid cut inside her home in Uri

Baramulla: The braid of another girl in Uri area was reportedly cut on Thursday evening inside her house. Reports said that 21-year-old Gulshan, daughter of Mohammad Maqbool Najar, resident of Pehlipora Uri, was inside her home when some unknown persons barged into the house and curt off her braid. The family of the girl said […]

JRL calls for complete shutdown today

JRL calls for complete shutdown today

SRINAGAR: The joint resistance leadership comprising Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik has called for a complete shutdown today. A statement issued here said in a joint meeting of JRL held at Hyderpora on Thursday evening, it was decided to call shutdown and civil curfew on Saturday. The leadership has urged […]

Attacking innocents gruesome: Malik

Attacking innocents gruesome: Malik

SRINAGAR: Chairman of Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF), Muhammad Yasin Malik, said on Friday that safeguarding the honour of women was important but attacking and hurting innocents in the name of fighting braid-chopping was gruesome and criminal. In a statement, Malik appealed to people to show restraint and said that those attacking and injuring innocents […]

Braid chopping is Real; It is not Hysteria

Braid chopping is Real; It is not Hysteria

Aasif Wani That Braid chopping is a mental illness, or mass hysteria, the statement issued by a psychiatrist is based on a dubious premise. People who had no political intent spread the word as an effort to reduce the fear among masses. On the first glance, I had no objection with it, as I too […]

‘Separatists gaining most from braid-chopping’

‘Separatists gaining most from braid-chopping’

SRINAGAR: In a live-streaming video interaction on Facebook, Kashmir Inspector-General of Police Muneer Khan said on Friday that anti-militancy operations had been badly affected due to continuing incidents of braid-chopping in the Valley. “Militants and OGWs (Over-Ground Workers) are using this thing to their advantage. Our 99 percent resources are going into dealing with this […]

Committee constituted to probe braid-chopping incidents in Ganderbal

Committee constituted to probe braid-chopping incidents in Ganderbal

GANDERBAL: Additional Deputy Commissioner, Ganderbal, Syed Shahnawaz Bukhari convened meeting to take note of the braid chopping incidents in District Ganderbal. He constituted District Level Committee under his chairmanship with additional superintendent of police Ganderbal, assistant commissioner development, chief medical officer Ganderbal, and district social welfare officer Ganderbal as members to monitor the braid chopping […]

‘Composite investigation teams’ formed in Anantnag, Kulgam

‘Composite investigation teams’ formed in Anantnag, Kulgam

Srinagar: The district administrations of Anantnag and Kulgam on Thursday constituted special ‘composite investigation teams’ to probe braid-chopping incidents in these south Kashmir districts. Kulgam Deputy Commissioner (DC) Talat Parvez Rohella held a meeting in which he directed that a composite investigation team comprising officers of revenue and police, doctors, counselling psychologist /psychiatrist be constituted […]

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