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 […]

Hasnain appointed chancellor of CUK

Hasnain appointed chancellor of CUK

SRINAGAR: Former military secretary Lt General Syed Atta Hasnain has been appointed as the chancellor of the Central University of Kashmir. “The President of India in his capacity as the Visitor of the Central University of Kashmir is pleased to appoint Lt Gen Syed Ata Hasnain, former Military Secretary, Indian Army, as the chancellor of […]

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 […]

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