Capital punishment needed: KEA

Capital punishment needed: KEA

Srinagar: Seeking a fast track probe into the rape of a three-year-old, the Kashmir Economic Alliance (KEA) chairman Muhammad Yasin Khan on Monday said the government should redouble the efforts in taking the case to the logical conclusion at the earliest. Khan, who also heads the Kashmir Traders and Manufacturers Federation (KTMF), said such shameful […]

KEA protests toll tax on highway commuters

KEA protests toll tax on highway commuters

SRINAGAR: Kashmir Economic Alliance (KEA) held a protest demonstration here Saturday against government’s decision to impose toll tax on all types of vehicles plying on Srinagar-Jammu highway. The members of KEA assembled here in Press Enclave chanting slogans like “revocation of toll tax” , “we want justice”, and ” total tax will affect our business”. […]

KEA appeals Governor to take Kashmir out of highway crisis

KEA appeals Governor to take Kashmir out of highway crisis

Srinagar: The Kashmir Economic Alliance Chairman Haji Muhammad Yasin Khan has expressed serious concern over the highway blockade and ban that has put Kashmir to state of crises. In a statement, Khan who also heads the Kashmir Traders and Manufacturers Federation said that for more than a week, no goods including essential commodities have reached […]

KEA supports its Sopore chairman’s demands

SRINAGAR: Kashmir Economic Alliance (KEA) has extended complete support to Economic Alliance Sopore Chairman Haji Muhammad Ashraf for highlighting the problems and issues faced by the people of the town. Co-Chairman KEA Farooq Ahmed Dar in a statement said that Economic Alliance Sopore Chairman Haji Muhammad Ashraf is absolutely right when he says that Sopore […]

Highway closure: Will alienate Kashmiris further, says KEA

Highway closure: Will alienate Kashmiris further, says KEA

Srinagar: Kashmir Economic Alliance (KEA) chairman Muhammad Yasin Khan on Friday said that the closure of the Kashmir highway twice a week will only alienate the people of Kashmiris further. In a statement, Khan said that the government must look into the matter and reconsider its citizen. “Such inhuman decisions can only alienate the people […]

Release contractors’ payments or face agitation: KEA to govt

Release contractors’ payments or face agitation: KEA to govt

ARIF RASHID SRINAGAR: Kashmir Economic Alliance (KEA) on Thursday asked government to release pending payments of contractors or face agitation. KEA also extended support to Joint Contractors’ Coordination Committee (JCCC) which is on strike demanding release of their outstanding payments. The government has issued a circular on 7th March 2019 according to which only 15 […]

Summoning Mirwaiz unacceptable: KEA, KTMF

Summoning Mirwaiz unacceptable: KEA, KTMF

ARIF RASHID SRINAGAR: Kashmir Economic Alliance (KEA) and Kashmir Traders and Manufacturers Federation (KTMF) on Saturday condemned the summons issued by NIA to Mirwaiz-e-Kashmir Umar Farooq and ban on Jama’at-e-Islami saying such moves will further deteriorate the situation in Kashmir. KEA chairman Mohammad Yousuf Chapri and KTMF president Mohammad Sadiq Baqal while addressing a joint […]

Mirwaiz our religious head: Kashmir Inc

Mirwaiz our religious head: Kashmir Inc

SRINAGAR: Mirwaiz Umar Farooq received strong support of Kashmir’s top business associations in his decision to not go to Delhi in answer to the NIA’s summons that he appear for questioning in a “terror funding” case. Trade and industry organisations held a presser here on Tuesday to voice their support to the eminent resistance leader […]

Srinagar-Jammu highway taking Kashmir hostage, govt unmoved: KEA

Srinagar-Jammu highway taking Kashmir hostage, govt unmoved: KEA

Srinagar: Expressing serious concern over frequent closure of the Srinagar-Jammu highway, Kashmir Economic Alliance (KEA) chairman Muhammad Yasin Khan on Saturday said that the miserable condition of the 300-km-long road has taken “Kashmir and its people hostage”. “Over seven million people living in Kashmir have been left at the mercy of landslides that disrupt traffic […]

Trade bodies protest at Lal Chowk amid shutdown in Kashmir

Trade bodies protest at Lal Chowk amid shutdown in Kashmir

ARIF RASHID SRINAGAR: Kashmiri trade bodies held a protest demonstration in Lal Chowk Srinagar where representatives of Kashmir Economic Alliance (KEA), Federation of Chambers of Industries Kashmir (FCIK), Kashmir Traders and Manufacturers Federation (KTMF), All Kashmir Transporters Welfare Association, and other traders’ bodies assembled. They carried placards and banners that read, “Save Our Rights”, “Save […]

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