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 […]

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 […]

Aasiya suffers acute asthma attack in Jammu jail: DeM

Aasiya suffers acute asthma attack in Jammu jail: DeM

SRINAGAR: Dukhtaran-e-Millat (DeM) has expressed serious concern over the deteriorating health condition of its chairperson, Syeda Aasiya Andrabi, who is languishing in Jammu jail, and slammed government for “putting her life under grave risk”. In a statement, DeM general secretary, Nahida Nasreen, said, “According to family members of Andrabi Sahiba and Sofi Fehmeeda (Aasiya’s aide), […]

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