Supreme Court refuses to interfere with J&K DGP appointment

Supreme Court refuses to interfere with J&K DGP appointment

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to interfere with the Jammu and Kashmir government appointing an acting director general of police (DGP). A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud issued notice and sought a reply from the Government of India (GoI). The state government […]

Police picket in KU? Students protest, varsity denies

Police picket in KU? Students protest, varsity denies

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir Police and the Kashmir University (KU) on Tuesday denied claims of KU students that the police were establishing a “picket” in the varsity campus. Speaking to Kashmir Reader, Superintendent of Police Hazratbal Amod Ashoke said that no police picket was being established in the Kashmir University campus. “The university administration […]

JK Police gets a new intelligence chief

JK Police gets a new intelligence chief

Srinagar: B Srinivas was on Tuesday appointed the new intelligence chief of the Jammu and Kashmir Police, replacing Abdul Gani Mir who has been shifted to police headquarters. In an order issued on Tuesday, Srinivas, a 1990 batch officer, has been appointed as the additional director general (CID). Mir will join police headquarters as additional […]

Make charges against arrested journalist public: KEG

Make charges against arrested journalist public: KEG

Srinagar: The Kashmir Editors Guild (KEG) on Monday demanded that the police make public its charges against arrested journalist Asif Sultan, while expressing concern at the way police were interfering in the work of newspapers and asking reporters to disclose their sources. In a meeting held today, the guild discussed and deliberated upon various developments […]

Kashmir Journalists Corp expresses concern over Asif’s arrest

Kashmir Journalists Corp expresses concern over Asif’s arrest

Srinagar: Kashmir Journalists Corps has expressed deep concern over the continued detention of assistant editor of Kashmir Narrator Asif Sultan. In a statement the journalist body said that that Asif has been detained for his recent reportage and the editor too has be informed about it. “The Corps therefore urges the authorities to deal with […]

JRL anguished over plight of Kashmir detainees in jails

JRL anguished over plight of Kashmir detainees in jails

Srinagar: The Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) led by Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Yasin Malik on Sunday expressed deep anguish over the plight of incarcerated leaders and activists lodged in various jails. Condemning the hostile treatment meted out to senior pro-freedom leaders and activists as an “absolute vengeance”, the JRL in a statement […]

Court directs ‘further investigation’ into Major Gogoi hotel incident

Court directs ‘further investigation’ into Major Gogoi hotel incident

SRINAGAR: The Chief Judicial Magistrate Srinagar on Saturday directed “further investigation” in the case registered by police against Major Leetul Gogoi, after he was detained by police along with a local girl at a Srinagar hotel on May 23. The court directed the Khanyar Station House Officer (SHO) to file a detailed report by the […]

Police arrests journalist for ‘harbouring’ known militants

Police arrests journalist for ‘harbouring’ known militants

SRINAGAR: Six days after they took him into custody, police on Saturday booked Kashmiri journalist Asif Sultan for “harbouring known terrorists” in his home in Batamaloo, where an encounter between militants and government forces took place last month. Asif’s father Muhammad Sultan said that police arrested his son from their home on Monday night and […]

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