Aasiya’s plea against solitary confinement: HC seeks reply from GoI, jail authorities

Aasiya’s plea against solitary confinement: HC seeks reply from GoI, jail authorities

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court Tuesday sought response of the Government of India (GoI) and the prison authorities on a plea by Dukhtaran-e-Millat (DeM) chief Aasiya Andrabi, arrested in a case of allegedly waging war against the country with support from Pakistan, challenging her solitary confinement. Besides Andrabi, her associates Sofi Fehmeeda and Nahida […]

Man arrested with explosives in J&K’s Pulwama

Man arrested with explosives in J&K’s Pulwama

Srinagar: Security forces arrested a man on Friday after substances used to make IEDs were seized from him in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir, a senior police official said. The man, identified as Mayour Ahmad Khan, was arrested in Tumlahaal area. Safety fuses, detonators, other materials used for making improvised explosive devices were seized […]

Hajin back to normal after six days

Hajin back to normal after six days

Hajin: Life returned to normal in Hajin town of north Kashmir’s Bandipora district on Friday after five days of shutdown against the killing of two local teenage LeT militants, Mudasir Rasheed and Saqib Bilal on Saturday. All shops, business establishments and educational institutions opened while the traffic also plied normally. Three LeT militants including Mudasir […]

Firing along LoC in Kerni Poonch

Firing along LoC in Kerni Poonch

Jammu: Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire by resorting to firing on forward posts along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district Thursday, officials said. The Pakistani Army resorted small arms firing in Kerni forward areas in the district at 5.50 am, they said. The Army also retaliated effectively, they said, adding […]

Kashmir corner stone of Pakistan’s foreign policy: Qureshi

Kashmir corner stone of Pakistan’s foreign policy: Qureshi

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said that Jammu and Kashmir is the corner stone of Pakistan’s foreign policy and the Kashmir issue needs to be resolved under the UN Security Council’s Resolutions as per aspirations of the people of occupied Kashmir, reported by Radio Pakistan. Talking to a four-member delegation of Kashmir American […]

Gunfight in Sopore, internet snapped

Gunfight in Sopore, internet snapped

Sopore: A gunfight broke out between government forces and militants in Brath village of Sopore Wednesday evening after a team of government forces including army’s 22RR, SOG of police, and paramilitary CRPF launched a Cordon and Search Operation (CASO). Sources said that a CASO was launched in Brath village in the afternoon but it ended […]

3 CASOs in Shopian, one still on

3 CASOs in Shopian, one still on

SHOPIAN: A day after Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) militants killed four policemen in Shopian district, government forces conducted searches in three villages in the area. A cordon and search operation (CASO) was still underway at Trenz village when this report was filed. A team of government forces including 43 RR of army, central reserve police force (CRPF), […]

Delhi Court directs NIA to hand over documents to Aasiya Andrabi

Delhi Court directs NIA to hand over documents to Aasiya Andrabi

New Delhi: A Delhi court Wednesday directed NIA to hand over certain documents to Kashmiri pro-freedom leader Aasiya Andrabi, arrested in connection with a case of “waging war against the country with support from Pakistan”. Special Judge Rakesh Syal directed the agency to hand over the copy of the charge sheet and other documents filed […]

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