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 […]

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 […]

Redeem and Reclaim Humanity

Redeem and Reclaim Humanity

The conventional definition of rape is “sexual intercourse against a person against the person’s consent”. As abhorrent, terrible and odious rape is, it becomes an act of sheer, pure undiluted evil when done to a minor. This evil and abominable act was committed against a flower bud, Asifa Bano of Kathua by an utterly depraved […]

Rape and murder of Jammu girl: Bar demands death sentence to SPO Deepak

Rape and murder of Jammu girl: Bar demands death sentence to SPO Deepak

SRINAGAR: J&K High Court Bar Association, Srinagar, has strongly condemned the protest march by Hindu Ekta Manch in Jammu support of an SPO Deepak Khujoria, who, as per the Crime Branch, had kidnapped and raped an eight-year-old girl in Kathua and after keeping her captive for seven days, had murdered her, in a brutal and […]

JK Police hurting self-respect of own people: Rasheed

SRINAGAR: Condemning the raids by police at various places across valley, the AIP president and MLA Langate Er Rasheed on Sunday reiterated his appeal to J&K Police not to encourage an atmosphere that would put masses and the local cops against each other. The Awami Itihad Party (AIP) president was addressing public gatherings at Drusoo […]

Police warns of action against those spreading misinformation on social media

SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir police has warned that action will be taken against all those who are spreading wrong information on social media. A police spokesperson on Sunday afternoon said, “It has come to notice that some unscrupulous elements are updating wrong information that internet services will be shut down in south Kashmir.” “The information […]

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