Court seeks status report in Major Gogoi hotel incident

Court seeks status report in Major Gogoi hotel incident

Srinagar: The Chief Judicial Magistrate (CJM) Srinagar on Saturday directed the police to submit a status report on the investigation into the fracas involving army officer Major Leetul Gogoi at a Srinagar hotel on Wednesday. The directions came after an NGO filed an application before the magistrate, seeking directions to the police to furnish the […]

Release political prisoners before Eid: Malik

Release political prisoners before Eid: Malik

SHEIKH UZAIR SRINAGAR: The leaders and activists of the joint resistance leadership (JRL) on Saturday marched from Abi Guzar to press enclave here and held a peaceful protest sit-in, demanding immediate release of all political prisoners lodged in various jails within and outside the state. The protesters were carrying banners reading ‘release political prisoners languishing […]

Forces promoting waywardness: Geelani

Forces promoting waywardness: Geelani

SRINAGAR: Blaming forces for increasing waywardness among youth, Chairman Hurriyat Conference Syed Ali Geelani on Saturday said forces are involved in liquor trade and supply and are intoxicating youth. He expressed serious concern over the “mischievous activities” of forces saying they are “scandalously supplying drugs like brown sugar and liquor in nook and corner of […]

Geelani, Mirwaiz urge peace at LoC

Geelani, Mirwaiz urge peace at LoC

SRINAGAR: Chairmen of both factions of Hurriyat Conference – Syed Ali Geelani and Mirwaiz Umar Farooq – on Friday expressed concern over the flare-up between Indian and Pakistan armies at the Line of Control (LoC) and the loss of human lives due to unabated shelling. They urged both the nuclear powers to stop mayhem and […]