Spontaneous shutdown, clashes at news of killing

Spontaneous shutdown, clashes at news of killing

SRINAGAR: Parts of Srinagar’s old city and Maisuma in uptown shut spontaneously after the killing of a Jama’at activist and school teacher Rizwan Asad allegedly in police custody. Reports said shopkeepers downed their shutters in downtown areas after the announcement was made from inside Jamia Masjid asking people to observe shutdown. Meanwhile intense clashes broke […]

Omar demands exemplary punishment to killers

Omar demands exemplary punishment to killers

Srinagar: National Conference vice-president Omar Abdullah on Tuesday demanded a time-bound investigation into the custodial death of school teacher Rizwan Pandit and exemplary punishment to those responsible for the death. “I had hoped custodial deaths were a thing of our dark past. This is an unacceptable development & must be investigated in a transparent, time […]

JRL calls shutdown, announces protest programme

JRL calls shutdown, announces protest programme

SRINAGAR: The joint resistance leadership (JRL) has called for complete shutdown on Wednesday against the custodial killing of a 29-year-old school teacher Rizwan Asad Pandith of Awantipora who, according to it, was arrested by the SOG and NIA a few days ago and has been “brutally killed” in custody at SOG camp Cargo on Tuesday. […]

Rizwan’s custodial killing exposes helplessness and vulnerability of Kashmiris: Mirwaiz

Rizwan’s custodial killing exposes helplessness and vulnerability of Kashmiris: Mirwaiz

SRINAGAR: Chairman of his faction of Hurriyat Conference Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Tuesday said the “brutal” killing of Jama’at activist and school principal Rizwan Ahmad “once again exposes helplessness, vulnerability and insecurity to the lives of Kashmiris as impunity of the authorities keeps rising”. Mirwaiz tweeted: “Distraught at the brutal custodial killing of young Rizwan […]

OGW escapes from Srinagar court, searches launched

OGW escapes from Srinagar court, searches launched

SRINAGAR: An Over Ground Worker (OGW) of militants fled from Srinagar court on Tuesday afternoon. The OGW was brought from sub jail Mattan to Srinagar court for judicial remand where he managed to escape, GNS reported. Identified as Ishfaq Ahmad Rah of Qaimoh Kulgam, sources said, he escaped from court premises here in Srinagar. A […]

ED attaches 13 assets in J-K in funding case related to Salahuddin

ED attaches 13 assets in J-K in funding case related to Salahuddin

New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) Tuesday said it has attached over a dozen assets in Jammu and Kashmir in a militant financing case against PaK-based Hizbul Mujahideen chief Syed Salahuddin. The central probe agency issued a provisional order under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) to attach 13 properties, worth Rs 1.22 crore, […]

We have suffered enough: Mehbooba

We have suffered enough: Mehbooba

Srinagar: Reacting to the custodial death of an Awantipora school teacher, Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti on Tuesday said that innocent men are being hauled up from their homes for interrogation and they return home only in coffins. She lashed out at the government of India for its “repressive approach” that she […]

Dy Mayor demands probe into Awantipora teacher’s killing

Srinagar: Deputy Mayor Srinagar, Sheikh Imran has demanded a time-bound inquiry into the killing of Awantipora teacher who died in police custody at Srinagar on Tuesday. Expressing serious concern over the incident, Imran expressed his heartfelt sympathies with the bereaved family and prayed for eternal peace to the departed soul. He termed the incident as […]

Crushing people’s resistance through NIA, ED is daydreaming: JRL

Crushing people’s resistance through NIA, ED is daydreaming: JRL

SRINAGAR: The joint resistance leadership (JRL) on Monday said “manoeuvres to trample a people’s resistance” through NIA, ED like agencies, PSA and “unlawful acts”, banning socio-religious organisations, arresting common people, political activists, ulema and religious scholars, and other acts of crackdown and “tyranny” are like daydreaming. “Today when Indian state and its leadership is displaying […]

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