1990 Air Force personnel attack: CBI seeks transfer of case to Jammu wing

1990 Air Force personnel attack: CBI seeks transfer of case to Jammu wing

Srinagar: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is seeking transfer of the case pertaining to 1990 attack on Air Force personnel in Srinagar – in which JKLF Chairman Mohammad Yasin Malik and others are accused – to Jammu wing of the High Court. The CBI counsel Tahir Majid Shamsi has filed a transfer appeal before […]

Dr Qasim incarcerated for his political beliefs: MDM

SRINAGAR: Muslim Deeni Mahaz (MDM) on Sunday said the Government of India (GoI) and Indian media is “vigorously” propagating against its incarcerated chief Dr Muhammad Qasim for years and are presenting him as a militant responsible for killing of “human rights activist” and “bigot”. MDM in a statement issued here said there are two main […]

Convicts too must breathe fresh air, maintain family ties: SC

Convicts too must breathe fresh air, maintain family ties: SC

New Delhi: Convicts too “must breathe fresh air” and be allowed to maintain social ties provided they show a tendency to reform, the Supreme Court has said and favoured a “humanistic approach” while dealing with pleas for parole or furlough to those serving long jail terms. A bench of Justices A K Sikri and Ashok […]

SC dismisses Ashiq Hussain Faktoo’s plea

SC dismisses Ashiq Hussain Faktoo’s plea

Srinagar: The Supreme Court of India on Tuesday dismissed a plea by Ashiq Hussain Faktoo, Kashmir’s longest serving detainee, to review the life imprisonment ordered for him. Faktoo, who completed a doctorate on the ‘Status of Sunnah in Islamic Thought and Shariah’ in jail, is the husband of Asiya Andrabi who heads Dukhtaran-e-Millat. He has […]

Farooq on Art 370

On Thursday, National Conference patron and former Chief Minister Dr. Farooq Abdullah said that the people of Kashmir would secede from the Indian Union if Article 370 were to be abrogated. The Constitutional device supposed to be defining Jammu and Kashmir’s relationship with the Union has been discussed extensively over the past few years, but […]