Release photojournalist Kamran Yousuf: CPJ tells India

Release photojournalist Kamran Yousuf: CPJ tells India

NEW DELHI: The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has called on Indian authorities, including the National Investigative Agency (NIA), to drop charges against Kashmir photojournalist Kamran Yusuf immediately and to free him. “India’s National Investigative Agency is way out of its league and has no business defining what ‘a real journalist’ should cover,” said Steven […]

Court reserves order on Kamran’s bail

Court reserves order on Kamran’s bail

New Delhi: A Delhi court on Thursday reserved its order on the bail plea of freelance photo-journalist Kamran Yousuf, after his lawyer argued that there was no evidence against him and his arrest was made to “gag the media”. Additional Sessions Judge Tarun Sherawat reserved the order for February 19 after hearing arguments from Yousuf’s […]

NIA team arriving today to probe Naved’s escape

NIA team arriving today to probe Naved’s escape

Srinagar: The NIA on Monday registered a case related to Naved Jhatt’s escape from SMHS hospital in Srinagar where he was brought on February 6 for treatment, the NIA spokesperson said. An FIR was registered by the local Police at Karan Nagar in Srinagar, the NIA said. In this incident, two policemen Mushtaq Ahmed and […]

NIA team visits Army camp

NIA team visits Army camp

Jammu: A National Investigation Agency (NIA) team on Sunday visited the Sunjwan Army camp attacked by a group of Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) militants and examined the evidence collected by the Army from the site of the gun battle, an official said. Six people, including five Army personnel, were killed while ten others were injured in the […]

Red Fort attack case: Businessman Bilal Kawa granted bail

Red Fort attack case: Businessman Bilal Kawa granted bail

New Delhi: A Delhi court on Wednesday granted bail to Bilal Ahmed Kawa, an LeT suspect arrested in the 2000 Red Fort attack case, noting that except one, all other co-accused have either been acquitted or discharged. Additional Sessions Judge Sidharth Sharma noted that the other accused acquitted or discharged by the trial court and […]

Kashmir funding case: NIA to send Letters Rogatory to Pak

Kashmir funding case: NIA to send Letters Rogatory to Pak

New Delhi: The NIA will soon approach a court to get a Letters Rogatory issued to Pakistan seeking details about some people allegedly indulging in false propaganda and running the website of the Hurriyat Conference’s pro-Pakistan faction led by Syed Ali Shah Geelani, officials said here. The agency will seek details about Zakir-ulllah who, it […]

NIA opposes photojournalist Kamran Yusuf’s bail

NIA opposes photojournalist Kamran Yusuf’s bail

New Delhi: The NIA on Thursday told a Delhi court that a freelance photojournalist, arrested last year for alleged stone-pelting and other offences in Kashmir Valley, was acting as a conduit to those involved in terror funding. The National Investigating Agency (NIA) opposed the bail application of Kamran Yusuf before Additional Sessions Judge Tarun Sherawat, […]

Court denies bail to Shabir Shah

Court denies bail to Shabir Shah

SRINAGAR: A court in Delhi on Wednesday dismissed the bail petition of 62-year-old Hurriyat Conference leader Shabir Ahmad Shah, detained in Tihar jail from last year. Dr Bilques, wife of Shah, told Kashmir Reader that the court dismissed the bail plea moved by his husband’s lawyer. She said the lawyer had argued that Shah’s name […]

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