Hurriyat (M), JKLF, ML condemn custodial death of Awantipora school teacher

Hurriyat (M), JKLF, ML condemn custodial death of Awantipora school teacher

Srinagar: The Hurriyat (M) led by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) and Muslim League on Wednesday condemned the custodial death of Awantipora School teacher – Rizwan Pandit and said that the “incident has left entire Kashmir in a state of deep shock and grief and exhibits how people of Kashmir are denied […]

Spontaneous shutdown, clashes at news of killing

Spontaneous shutdown, clashes at news of killing

SRINAGAR: Parts of Srinagar’s old city and Maisuma in uptown shut spontaneously after the killing of a Jama’at activist and school teacher Rizwan Asad allegedly in police custody. Reports said shopkeepers downed their shutters in downtown areas after the announcement was made from inside Jamia Masjid asking people to observe shutdown. Meanwhile intense clashes broke […]

Omar demands exemplary punishment to killers

Omar demands exemplary punishment to killers

Srinagar: National Conference vice-president Omar Abdullah on Tuesday demanded a time-bound investigation into the custodial death of school teacher Rizwan Pandit and exemplary punishment to those responsible for the death. “I had hoped custodial deaths were a thing of our dark past. This is an unacceptable development & must be investigated in a transparent, time […]

JRL calls shutdown, announces protest programme

JRL calls shutdown, announces protest programme

SRINAGAR: The joint resistance leadership (JRL) has called for complete shutdown on Wednesday against the custodial killing of a 29-year-old school teacher Rizwan Asad Pandith of Awantipora who, according to it, was arrested by the SOG and NIA a few days ago and has been “brutally killed” in custody at SOG camp Cargo on Tuesday. […]

Rizwan’s custodial killing exposes helplessness and vulnerability of Kashmiris: Mirwaiz

Rizwan’s custodial killing exposes helplessness and vulnerability of Kashmiris: Mirwaiz

SRINAGAR: Chairman of his faction of Hurriyat Conference Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Tuesday said the “brutal” killing of Jama’at activist and school principal Rizwan Ahmad “once again exposes helplessness, vulnerability and insecurity to the lives of Kashmiris as impunity of the authorities keeps rising”. Mirwaiz tweeted: “Distraught at the brutal custodial killing of young Rizwan […]

OGW escapes from Srinagar court, searches launched

OGW escapes from Srinagar court, searches launched

SRINAGAR: An Over Ground Worker (OGW) of militants fled from Srinagar court on Tuesday afternoon. The OGW was brought from sub jail Mattan to Srinagar court for judicial remand where he managed to escape, GNS reported. Identified as Ishfaq Ahmad Rah of Qaimoh Kulgam, sources said, he escaped from court premises here in Srinagar. A […]

We have suffered enough: Mehbooba

We have suffered enough: Mehbooba

Srinagar: Reacting to the custodial death of an Awantipora school teacher, Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti on Tuesday said that innocent men are being hauled up from their homes for interrogation and they return home only in coffins. She lashed out at the government of India for its “repressive approach” that she […]

Dy Mayor demands probe into Awantipora teacher’s killing

Srinagar: Deputy Mayor Srinagar, Sheikh Imran has demanded a time-bound inquiry into the killing of Awantipora teacher who died in police custody at Srinagar on Tuesday. Expressing serious concern over the incident, Imran expressed his heartfelt sympathies with the bereaved family and prayed for eternal peace to the departed soul. He termed the incident as […]

DGP sanctions scholarships for 104 police wards

DGP sanctions scholarships for 104 police wards

JAMMU: With an aim to promote merit among the wards of police personnel, Director General of Police (DGP) Dilbag Singh on Saturday sanctioned rupees 4.94 lakh scholarship for 96 wards of police personnel. According to a statement issued here, J&K police has introduced scholarship schemes for the police wards who excel in the field of […]