Over 11,000 stone pelters arrested in 2 yrs: Govt

Over 11,000 stone pelters arrested in 2 yrs: Govt

Jammu: As many as 11,290 stone pelters have been arrested during last two years in Jammu and Kashmir and were later released on bail, the state assembly was told Thursday. In a written reply to the question of BJP MLA Sat Sharma in Legislative Assembly, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti said that, “3773 FIRs have been […]

726 arrested under PSA in last two years: Govt

726 arrested under PSA in last two years: Govt

Srinagar: At least 726 persons were booked under the draconian Public Safety Act (PSA) in Kashmir during the last two years, the government told the assembly on Friday. The government stated in the ongoing assembly that 525 persons were booked under the controversial PSA during the year 2016. “All of them have been released,” said […]

Police arrest 2 youth in Shopian, declare them chronic stone-throwers

Police arrest 2 youth in Shopian, declare them chronic stone-throwers

SHOPIAN: The government forces on intervening night of Wednesday and Thursday arrested two persons in a raid from Meminder village of Shopian after the clashes during the day in the village against the killing of a Kulgam civilian at the hands of government forces. The family of the arrested persons told Kashmir Reader that past […]

JRL protests against torturing of inmates , civilian killings

JRL protests against torturing of inmates , civilian killings

SRINAGAR: Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) leaders and activists on Thursday staged protest here against torturing of inmates and “unabated genocide” of Kashmiri youth. The JRL leaders and activists along with many people from all walks of life gathered outside JKLF office at Abi-Guzar and marched towards city center. Leaders and activists from Hurriyat (G), Hurriyat […]

Health of Kashmiri prisoners in Tihar jail deteriorating: Geelani

Health of Kashmiri prisoners in Tihar jail deteriorating: Geelani

SRINAGAR: Expressing serious concern over the deteriorating health condition of Kashmiri detainees in Tihar Jail, Delhi, Hurriyat Conference chairman Syed Ali Geelani on Monday demanded immediate shifting of all Kashmiri prisoners lodged in various Indian jails to valley. In a statement, Geelani said those lodged in Tihar Jail including Shabir Ahmad Shah, Altaf Ahmed Shah, […]

Rasheed visits Kot Bhalwal Jail, seeks better facilities for prisoners

Rasheed visits Kot Bhalwal Jail, seeks better facilities for prisoners

SRINAGAR: Awami Itihad Party (AIP) president and MLA Langate Er Rasheed on Monday visited Kot Bhalwal Jail, Jammu where he interacted with prisoners and enquired about their well being, problems and issues, a party statement issued here said. The statement said Rasheed urged jail authorities to “realise that those facing detention on political grounds need […]

Jamia Chief Imam condemns jailing pro-freedom leadership

Jamia Chief Imam condemns jailing pro-freedom leadership

SRINAGAR: The Chief Imam of Srinagar’s Jamia Masjid, Syed Ahmad Sayeed Naqshbandi, criticised the authorities on Friday for jailing the resistance leadership and disallowing Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq from offering Friday prayers at the historic Masjid. During his sermon at Jamia Masjid, the Chief Imam said that the authorities are interfering in the […]

ML chief Mushtaq ul Islam released

ML chief Mushtaq ul Islam released

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Muslim League chief Mushtaq ul Islam was released on Tuesday after more than eight months by government. The spokesperson of the organisation said during his incarceration he was subjected to the mental and psychological torture in various police stations and the torture centers’. “He was implicated falsely in a number of […]

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