Vehicle crushes woman, daughter to death

BILAL HABIB SRINAGAR: A woman and her daughter were killed while her son was critically injured after they were hit by a vehicle on the outskirts of Srinagar, police said Thursday. It said a Tata Mobile (No. JK13B-4208) hit and injured 50-year-old Tasleema, wife of Manzoor Ahmad Ganaie, her 7-year-old daughter Sofia Jan and son […]

What is sedition

As per the Indian law, sedition is any form of speech, action, writing that incites hatred against the established order and harms the systematic peace of the country. Seditious words written against the ruling government and authority is called ‘seditious libel’. Indian Constitution’s chapter VI deals with offences against the state and sedition is charged […]

Kashmir survives on Indian funds: Congress Minister Taj

Kashmir survives on Indian funds: Congress Minister Taj

Srinagar: State Health Minister and senior Congress leader Taj Mohi-u-Din Thursday said that Kashmir can’t survive as an independent nation as it lack resources. Interacting with youth at a hotel in Srinagar, Taj said that Kashmir is completely “dependent on India and it not self-sufficient which could help it to survive as an independent nation.” […]


Srinagar: The expulsion of Kashmiri students and slapping of sedition charge against Kashmiri studying in Meerut  drew widespread condemnation  Thursday . Ruling National Conference (NC) expressed anger over the sedition charge, saying the students neither tried to bring down the government nor harm the national integrity. “Expulsion of the students and then registration of a […]

Pakistan ‘opens hearts, edu institutions for Kashmiri students’

Snehesh Alex Philip Islamabad: Pakistan on Thursday termed the slapping of sedition charges on 67 Kashmiri students in Uttar Pradesh for cheering the Pakistani cricket team as “very unfortunate” and said its “heart” and educational institutions are always open if they wanted to pursue their studies here. Foreign Office spokesperson Tasnim Aslam said she knows […]

Army kills Baramulla youth, curfew imposed across Kashmir

March 7, 2013 In the wake of a youth’s death in Baramulla after army men opened fire, authorities imposed curfew in many areas across the Valley.  Curfew was   imposed in Rainawari, Nowhatta, SR Gunj, Safa Kadal, Maisuma, Kralkhud and Zadibal police stations areas of Srinagar city. Curfew was also imposed in Baramulla, Sopore, Pulwama and […]

Cong steers clear, Azad says caution should have been taken

New Delhi: Expressing concern over slapping of sedition charge against Kashmiri students studying in Meerut, Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad Thursday  said caution should have been taken by the Uttar Pradesh government before initiating the action. “This is a very very sensitive issue. There is peace in the state (Jammu and Kashmir) after a […]

BCCI asks SC not to make public players named in sealed cover report

NEW DELHI: The Indian Cricket Board Thursday pleaded before the Supreme Court not to make public the cricketers named in the report placed in a sealed envelope by its probe committee which raised suspicion on their role in IPL betting and spot-fixing scam. The three-member committee, headed by former Punjab and Haryana Chief Justice Mukul […]

Pro-freedom camp calls for protests today

Srinagar: Calling for protests on Friday, various pro-freedom groups Thursday strongly condemned the slapping of sedition charge against Kashmiri students and their expulsion from a university in Uttar Pradesh. Syed Ali Geelani, who heads a faction of the Hurriyat Conference, said the sedition charge against Kashmir students was “unacceptable” and called  for peaceful protests in […]

AIP threatens stir

Srinagar: Terming the decision of Uttar Pradesh police to book Kashmiri students for sedition charges for celebrating Pakistan’s victory in a cricket match against India as draconian and horrible, Awami Ittihaad Party (AIP)said it was another black spot on the democratic and secular credentials of India . “For cheering their  favourite sports team, Kashmiri students […]