Masrat Aalam not presented before court: ML

Masrat Aalam not presented before court: ML

SRINAGAR: Muslim League (ML) chairman, Masarat Aalam, who was to be presented in the court of Chief Judicial Magistrate here, “due to some unknown reasons” was not brought to the court on Saturday. “Due to some unknown reasons authorities violated the court orders and didn’t present him before the court,” said a party spokesperson in […]

We live on God’s mercy: Family of Budgam man slapped with third PSA

We live on God’s mercy: Family of Budgam man slapped with third PSA

Kawoosa (Budgam): For the last 20 months, the family of Sajad Ahmad Rather – a cab driver from Cheki-Kawoosa village of Budgam district- have been striving and hoping for his release. But the hope raised after J&K High Court quashed his detention under Public Safety Act for the second time some weeks ago, could not […]

‘Shifting Kashmiri prisoners to outside jails illegitimate’

‘Shifting Kashmiri prisoners to outside jails illegitimate’

SRINAGAR: Jammu Kashmir Libation Front (JKLF) Chairman Muhammad Yasin Malik on Wednesday said that shifting Kashmiri prisoners to outside jails is most cruel and illegitimate act and replicating ‘violence’ of 1990’s will yield nothing but failure. JKLF chairman in a statement condemned the shifting of dozens of Kashmiri detainees to Haryana jail. “Recently around 40 […]

Sehraie expresses concern over plight of political prisoners

Sehraie expresses concern over plight of political prisoners

SRINAGAR: Tehreek-e-Hurriyat chairman Mohammad Ashraf Sehraie on Monday expressed concern “over the plight of Hurriyat activist Nasir Abdullah who has been lodged in the Kotbhalwal jail from last 8 years. Sehraie in a statement issued here said the continuous incarceration has taken a serious toll on the health of the Nasir Abdullah. “The Jail authorities […]

NF condemns shifting of prisoners to outside jails

SRINAGAR: Jammu Kashmir National Front has strongly condemned the shifting of many Kashmiri political prisoners from Jammu jails to Haryana. A National Front spokesman in a statement said that instead of releasing or shifting them to nearer jails, the Kashmiri political prisoners are being shifted to far off jails. “A number of political prisoners like […]

Incarcerated Masrat Alam slapped with 37th PSA

Incarcerated Masrat Alam slapped with 37th PSA

Srinagar: The government has again slapped Public Safety Act (PSA) on the incarcerated Muslim League chairman Masrat Alam Bhat. This is 37th PSA on him, according to Muslim League spokesperson who also condemned his shifting to Hiranagar Jail in Jammu. “The court, while quashing the 35th PSA order against Masrat Aalam on 26.10.17 had directed […]

CHILDREN’S DAY: Three Budgam kids long for their father to return home

CHILDREN’S DAY: Three Budgam kids long for their father to return home

BUDGAM: As children across the valley celebrated Children’s Day at schools on Wednesday, three kids of Budgam family had only one wish on lips, to see their father return home. Maqsood Ahmad Khan, the father of Shoiab, Saba and Ridha has been detained under Public Safety Act for the last eight months. A resident of […]