NIA officer probing JK cases gets extension

NIA officer probing JK cases gets extension

New Delhi: Senior NIA officer G P Singh, probing militant funding cases in Jammu and Kashmir and in Northeastern region, was Monday given two years extension, according to an official order. Singh, a 1991 batch IPS officer of Assam-Meghalaya cadre, is working as Inspector General (Intelligence) in the National Investigation Agency (NIA). The Appointments Committee […]

SC stays bail to businessman Watali

SC stays bail to businessman Watali

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Friday stayed a Delhi High Court order that granted bail to Kashmiri businessman Zahoor Ahmad Shah Watali in a funding case. The Delhi High Court on Thursday granted the businessman bail and observed that nothing has been shown to suggest that his trade was “geared toward funding of terrorist […]

Delhi HC bails out Kashmiri businessman in ‘terror funding case’

Delhi HC bails out Kashmiri businessman in ‘terror funding case’

Srinagar: Zahoor Watali, a prominent Kashmiri businessman arrested by the federal investigation agency NIA in a “terror funding case”, was on Thursday granted bail by the Delhi High Court. The court held that “there are no reasonable grounds to form an opinion at this stage that the accusations against the appellant under the Unlawful Activities […]

NC criticises PDP-BJP for ignoring weaker sections

JAMMU: The National Conference on Thursday criticised the PDP-BJP alliance for taking the weaker sections of society (Other Backward Class) for granted over three years of their governance and said they were demoted as second class citizens. According to the statement, a spokesperson said the NC’s Other Backward Class cell (OBC) leaders while addressing the […]

After Doval’s ‘aberration’ remark, PDP points to accession terms

After Doval’s ‘aberration’ remark, PDP points to accession terms

Srinagar: The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) on Wednesday hit back at National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval for terming a separate constitution for Jammu and Kashmir as an “aberration”. “Anyone who believes and endorses the accession of Jammu and Kashmir with India should also have faith in the clause 8 of the Instrument of Accession […]

Where is the Interlocutor?

By Fida Hussain Sodagar Where is the Interlocutor? Does anybody remember him? You got it right I am talking of Dineshwar Sharma. He is the man recently added to the endless list of interlocutors on the Kashmir issue. We don’t have much hope as we have seen brutal failures in the past. At least we, […]

Salahudin’s second son arrested by NIA

Salahudin’s second son arrested by NIA

Srinagar: Second son of United Jehad Council chief Syed Salahuddin was Thursday arrested by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) in connection with a 2011 case for allegedly receiving money from his father, the probe agency said. Armed with a non-bailable warrant from a Delhi court, the NIA officials, accompanied by the state police and CRPF, […]

ED raids homes of Altaf Shah, Ayaz Akbar

ED raids homes of Altaf Shah, Ayaz Akbar

Srinagar: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Wednesday conducted raids at the residences of incarcerated Hurriyat Conference (G) leaders Altaf Ahmad Shah (Fantoosh) and Ayaz Akbar. The duo is undergoing detention in a terror funding case at Tihar Jail in New Delhi for more than a year now. GA Gulzar, spokesperson of Hurriyat (G), said that […]

PDP-BJP govt pushed state into chaos: Mir

PDP-BJP govt pushed state into chaos: Mir

Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) chief G.A. Mir on Sunday said PDP-BJP government has pushed JK in a state of “chaos and confusion” during their rule, saying this kind of hunger for power is unprecedented and an eye opener for people in the three regions of the state. Addressing a series of […]

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