2016 uprising & detentions: Highest number of people charged with ‘offences against state’ Jammu residents

2016 uprising & detentions: Highest number of people charged with ‘offences against state’ Jammu residents

50 in Jammu, 2 in Kashmir booked for sedition Srinagar: The majority of the people booked for “offences against state” during and after last year’s uprising belong to Jammu region. As many as 263 people have been booked for “offences against state” after the killing of Hizb Commander Burhan Wani on July 8 last year, […]

Disturbing reports coming from jails, detention centres, says Geelani

Disturbing reports coming from jails, detention centres, says Geelani

’75-year-old Abdul Rashid Wani from Handwara, who has been operated upon thrice, languishes at Central Jail’ SRINAGAR: Chairman Huriyat Conference Syed Ali Geelani said on Sunday that “we have been receiving disturbing reports from jails and detention centres”, where detainees are “manhandled and provided sub-standard food”. “Most of the detained (pro-freedom) activists are ailing and […]

Omar dares Mehbooba to hold panchayat polls, says security situation worst in the state

Omar dares Mehbooba to hold panchayat polls, says security situation worst in the state

Jammu: Former chief minister and opposition National Conference working president Omar Abdullah on Sunday dared Mehbooba Mufti to conduct panchayat elections on schedule and claimed that the coalition government has no nerve to face the electorate. Omar while addressing the district presidents, block presidents and block secretaries of the party at Sher-e-Kashmir r Bhawan, stated […]