One-month restrictions imposed in Hiranagar

One-month restrictions imposed in Hiranagar

Srinagar: The government on Monday decided to impose restrictions under section 144 CrPC in the jurisdiction of Sub-Division Hiranagar for a period of one month in order to maintain law and order in the area. The move comes following protests by Hindu Ekta Manch in support of accused in the rape and murder case of […]

Elevating Juvenile Politics over Justice: The Rape and Murder of Asifa Bano

Elevating Juvenile Politics over Justice: The Rape and Murder of Asifa Bano

Bilal Bhat A piece of legislation protecting children from any harm, abuse or exploitation seems to be losing its credibility by allowing politicians to communalize rape and murder of a minor girl only because the accused and the victim come from different faiths. The reference here is to the gory and brutal rape and murder […]

Protecting JK’s special status our moral duty: PDP

Protecting JK’s special status our moral duty: PDP

SRINAGAR: The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday castigated UP politician Amar Singh for his statement on Article 370 and Muslims, terming it as provocative, biased and an attempt to vitiate the atmosphere of tranquillity in the state of Jammu and Kashmir. PDP senior vice-president Sartaj Madni in his reaction to Singh’s statement said that […]

New Delhi’s silence is not the answer: CCIK

New Delhi’s silence is not the answer: CCIK

SRINAGAR: The Associated Chamber of Commerce and Industries-Kashmir (CCIK) has strongly condemned the rape and murder of a minor girl in Kathua. In a statement, the CCIK said it was shocked to note that “some fanatic elements carried out a procession, with tri-colour flags in their hands, in support of the murderer, thereby showing it […]

Aganwadi workers demand hike in honorarium

ARIF RASHID SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir Anganwadi Workers and Helpers Association (AWHA) on Mondayprotested again in press enclave Srinagar demanding increase in honorarium and other benefits. Scores of the protestors assembled here at press enclave and shouted slogans against the state government. President of Anganwadi workers and helpers association, Tasleema Subhan said, “We are […]

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