On Student Activism

On Student Activism

Zaman Irshad Parray Students are in a very unique position to reflect on the future challenges of their society. They are young and relatively unencumbered and occupy a dynamic status infused with an energetic new generation each year and are more prone to become involved in social, political movements than any of their contemporaries. Tracing […]

Intelligence sleuths cast net at KU, interrogate faculty members, students

Intelligence sleuths cast net at KU, interrogate faculty members, students

Srinagar: Intelligence sleuths have recently interrogated teachers and scholars at Kashmir University for their alleged role in instigating students against the state and preaching radicalisation. Several faculty members of social sciences have been, so far, summoned by different intelligence agencies for questioning in the dean’s office. The questioning is taking place a month after sociology […]

Brother of IPS officer may also have joined ranks

Brother of IPS officer may also have joined ranks

SHOPIAN: Younger brother of an IPS officer who is missing from 26 of May likely have joined militant ranks while his family said that they are searching their son. Shamas-ul-Haq Nengroo son of Rafiq Ahmad Mengnoo according to family is missing from May 26 after he went to college from his rented house in Srinagar. […]

Special magistrates present during student protests: Govt tells SHRC

Special magistrates present during student protests: Govt tells SHRC

Srinagar: Special duty magistrates are deployed in every district during student protests, the state government has told the State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) in reply to a petition. A report filed by government in the backdrop of a petition filed by International Forum for Justice Chairman Muhammad Ahsan Untoo, who had sought directions from the […]

We have all failed the Dal Lake, counsel tells court in PIL hearing

We have all failed the Dal Lake, counsel tells court in PIL hearing

SRINAGAR: In a long argument debated before court by senior counsel Zaffar Shah, the counsel stated on Wednesday, “We have all failed to conserve Dal Lake, and the responsibility lies on our shoulders for its deterioration.” Counsel Shah, acting as Amicus Curiae in a public interest litigation (PIL) related to the conservation of the Dal […]

Geelani felicitates Shabir Shah’s daughter

Geelani felicitates Shabir Shah’s daughter

SRINAGAR: Chairman Hurriyat Conference Syed Ali Geelani on Monday extended his heartfelt congratulations to the daughter of incarcerated senior pro-freedom leader and chairman of Democratic Freedom Party (DFP) Shabir Ahmad Shah, on her brilliant success in the 12th CBSE examination by seeking the top position. Geelani in a statement said he was unable to personally […]

A month on, police yet to return phones of detained students

A month on, police yet to return phones of detained students

Anantnag: Police in Anantnag are yet to return mobile phones of more than a dozen students who were detained last month following protests at Government Degree College (GDC) in the main town. The students, more than 20 of them, were arrested by police following intense clashes in and around the GDC on April 23, against […]

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