Kathua rape and murder: Minor girl’s father withdraws lawyer

Kathua rape and murder: Minor girl’s father withdraws lawyer

PATHANKOT: The family of the eight-year-old girl who was raped and murdered in Kathua this year in January has removed lawyer Deepika Rajawat as their advocate on record, saying she seldom appeared for hearings in the case, officials informed Thursday. The plea was moved Wednesday by the family before the court of the District and […]

Kavinder opposed to talks with Pak on Kashmir issue

Jammu: Senior BJP leader Kavinder Gupta Saturday said his party wanted eradication of militancy in the Valley, and also opposed dialogue with Pakistan on Kashmir. Gupta congratulated the people of Uri township of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district for defying the poll boycott call and threats of terrorists by turning up in large numbers in the […]

Protesters demand release of Talib Hussain

Protesters demand release of Talib Hussain

ARIF RASHID SRINAGAR: All Jammu and Kashmir Gujjar and Bakerwal Youth Conference on Saturday held a protest here demanding release of Chowdhary Talib Hussain, a social activist. Talib is under police custody in Samba from last week and has allegedly been beaten in custody. Scores of protesters from Gujjar and Bakerwal Youth Conference assembled here […]

Protest also held at Ramban

Protest also held at Ramban

RAMBAN: A strong protest demonstration was taken out under the banner of all Tribal Coordination Committee Ramban which was attended by hundreds of Gujjars and Bakarwals of the district demanding justice for Talib Hussain. The protesters carrying banners and posters raised slogans ‘justice for Talib Hussain’. The protesters alleged that social activist Choudhary Talib Hussain […]

‘35A being used to reap political benefits’

‘35A being used to reap political benefits’

Srinagar: Former Deputy CM of J&K and senior BJP leader Kavinder Gupta on Wednesday said that even though the matter of Article 35A was sub-judice in the Supreme Court, the Hurriyat Conference and other Kashmiri political parties were politicising it to their advantage. Talking to Kashmir Reader, Gupta said that the Hurriyat was trying to […]

Lawyer of Kathua rape accused appointed Addl Advocate-General

Lawyer of Kathua rape accused appointed Addl Advocate-General

Srinagar: The Governor’s administration in Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday appointed as Additional Advocate-General the lawyer who is representing one of the main accused in the horrific Kathua rape-and-murder case. The order passed by Governor NN Vohra’s administration appointed four senior additional advocates-general, three advocates-general, four deputy advocates-general, and four government advocates in both the […]

Tribal committee hails Kashmiris for raising voice over Kathua rape

Tribal committee hails Kashmiris for raising voice over Kathua rape

Seek action against BJP MLA Lal Singh ARIF RASHID SRINAGAR: The All Tribal Coordination Committee (ATCC) on Wednesday held a press conference here in Srinagar on tribal issues. ATCC chairman Talib Hussain thanked the people of Kashmir for raising their voice for justice for Bakerwal girl raped and murdered in Kathua. He said that every […]

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