Hizb distances itself from threat posters

SRINAGAR: Hizb-ul-Mujahideen on Saturday distanced itself from the letter pads in the name of outfit wherein the threat has been issued to government officials. In an e-mailed statement issued to KNS, a Hizb spokesperson Saleem Hashmi said militants are not allowed to intervene into the issues of government or civil matters. “It is the handiwork […]

726 arrested under PSA in last two years: Govt

726 arrested under PSA in last two years: Govt

Srinagar: At least 726 persons were booked under the draconian Public Safety Act (PSA) in Kashmir during the last two years, the government told the assembly on Friday. The government stated in the ongoing assembly that 525 persons were booked under the controversial PSA during the year 2016. “All of them have been released,” said […]

Family of AMU scholar turned Hizb militant appeal him to return

Family of AMU scholar turned Hizb militant appeal him to return

Baramulla/Aligarh (UP): The family of Manan Bashir Wani, 26, a PhD scholar expelled on Monday from Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) following reports alleging he may have joined a militant group, has appealed to their son to return to their home in Tikipora of Lolab area in Kupwara district, even as a photograph of him holding […]

Hizb confirms Manan’s entry

Hizb confirms Manan’s entry

Srinagar: Hizbul Mujhadeen has welcomed the Aligarh Muslim University PhD scholar, Abdul Manan Wani, for joining the organisation and has described the development as a good omen for the on-going Kashmir freedom struggle. As per a statement issued to CNS, Hizb chief Syed Salahuddin while addressing a high-level Command Council meeting said that the entry […]

PhD scholar ‘joins Hizb’, photos wielding AK-47 go viral

PhD scholar ‘joins Hizb’, photos wielding AK-47 go viral

SRINAGAR: A PhD student who had gone missing few days back has reportedly joined Hizbul Mujahideen outfit as his picture posing with an AK rifle has gone viral on social media. A local news agency GNS quoted official sources as saying that the student Manaan Wani, 26, son of Bashir Ahmad Wani, of Takipora village […]

Large participation at militant funerals shows peoples love for ‘freedom’: Hizb

Large participation at militant funerals shows peoples love for ‘freedom’: Hizb

Srinagar: Militant outfit Hizbul Mujhadeen Wednesday paid tributes to three militants killed in Bhadragund-Bonigam gunfight. In a statement to CNS, Saifullah Khalid, the Deputy Chief of the outfit said that the large participation of people in militant funeral processions express the freedom sentiments of Kashmir masses. He said Kashmir as a nation is ready to […]

Judicial custody of Shahid extended to Dec 22

Judicial custody of Shahid extended to Dec 22

Srinagar: A special court of the National Investigating Agency (NIA) on Monday extended the judicial remand of Shahid Yousuf in an alleged Hawala funding case till December 22. Shahid is the son of Hizb-ul-Mujahideen chief Syed Salahauddin. He was arrested on October 24 when he was called for questioning to Delhi by the NIA. Shahid […]

Families being forced to ask sons to return home: Hizb commander

Families being forced to ask sons to return home: Hizb commander

Srinagar: Top Hizbul Mujahideen commander Riyaz Naikoo has alleged that government forces are forcing families of militants to make appeals to their sons to return home. In an audiotape that went viral on social media on Saturday, Naikoo said that militant outfits do not “force any Kashmiri youth to join their ranks, nor do they […]

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