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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

An extreme step: Soz

Jammu: Batting strongly for dialogue to resolve the issue, Jammu and Kashmir Congress chief Saifuddin Soz Thursday  said slapping of sedition charges against Kashmiri students in Meerut by Uttar Pradesh government for cheering Pakistan team during a cricket match that India lost was an extreme step and cannot be supported. “As far as sedition charges […]

‘Omar shamelessly obfuscating facts’

Srinagar: Condemning  the sedition charges against Kashmiri students, Jammu and Kashmir Coalition of Civil Society (JKCCS) accused Chief Minister Omar Abdullah of trying “to once again shamelessly obfuscate the issue by suggesting that the students were misguided.” Chief Minister Omar Abdullah had supported the Meerut university’s  decision to expel the students by referring  to them  […]