MMU calls shutdown on Saturday against NIA summon to Mirwaiz-e-Kashmir

MMU calls shutdown on Saturday against NIA summon to Mirwaiz-e-Kashmir

SRINAGAR: Muttahida Masjlis-e-Ulema (MMU) – a conglomerate of various religious organisations of Kashmir – has called complete shutdown on Saturday against the summoning of Mirwaiz-e-Kashmir Umar Farooq by NIA and ban on Jama’at-e-Islami. It also called for protests after Friday prayers. Addressing a press conference at the historic Mirwaiz Manzil, Rajouri Kadal here, Mufti Nasir-ul-Islam […]

Mirwaiz our religious head: Kashmir Inc

Mirwaiz our religious head: Kashmir Inc

SRINAGAR: Mirwaiz Umar Farooq received strong support of Kashmir’s top business associations in his decision to not go to Delhi in answer to the NIA’s summons that he appear for questioning in a “terror funding” case. Trade and industry organisations held a presser here on Tuesday to voice their support to the eminent resistance leader […]

Summoning Mirwaiz to Delhi not acceptable to Kashmiris: JKLF

Summoning Mirwaiz to Delhi not acceptable to Kashmiris: JKLF

SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) on Tuesday said summoning Kashmir’s head priest Mirwaiz Umar Farooq to New Delhi is not acceptable to the people of Kashmir. JKLF vice chairman Abdul Hameed Bhat in a statement issued here said the recent raids by NIA and summoning of Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, Naseem Geelani and others […]

‘Efforts on to introduce ‘inhuman’ religion in India’

‘Efforts on to introduce ‘inhuman’ religion in India’

Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has alleged that efforts are on to introduce an “inhuman” religion in the country on the basis of divisive politics. In an apparent attack on the BJP on Thursday, Banerjee accused the saffron party of trying to impose its choice of food, clothing and religion on the people […]

Can’t stop political comments, posts by private individuals on social media: ECI to Bombay HC

MUMBAI: The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Friday told the Bombay High Court that it could not restrain private individuals from making political comments or posts on social media in favour of or against any political party 48 hours before polling day. The commission, through its counsel Pradeep Rajgopal, was responding to a Public […]

Nitish disapproves of Modi govt’s stance on triple talaq

Nitish disapproves of Modi govt’s stance on triple talaq

Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday disapproved of the stance adopted by the Narendra Modi government on triple talaq, saying interaction, and not interference, was the way forward on the contentious issue. Kumar said the practice of instant divorce had come under scanner after a Muslim woman came out in protest, but pointed […]

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