Ganderbal bar condemns attack on Lawyer in Jammu

Ganderbal—District Bar Association Ganderbal (DBAG) in an emergency meet strongly condemned murderous attack by communal forces upon lawyer Talib Hussain in Udhampur some days back. In a statement, DBAG said, “These inhuman elements for their pity gains are not interested to get the accused persons brought to justice in the Asifa Rape case.”  “The DBAG extend […]

‘Huge potential in Chinese market for startups, small exporters’

Hyderabad—The Federation of Indian Export Organisations (FIEO) sees huge potential in the Chinese market for startups and small exporters. In order to help and promote exports to the region, FIEO will be participating in the 25th China Import Export Fair, to be held in Kunming Dianchi International Convention and Exhibition Centre from June 14 to […]

A lifetime of mourning

The new cycle of death and destruction has renewed our sense of insecurity – and that too, so unceremoniously. With the internet blocked and towns and villages filled with army personnel, it was like a siege. There was little movement except for the buzzing military convoys or ambulances ferrying victims of state brutality. Such scenes […]

Asifa rape and murder: Protests continue in Kashmir

Srinagar—The rape and mur­der case of little girl Asifa contin­ue to spark protest across Jammu and Kashmir. A couple of protests were held here in Press Enclave Srinagar on Saturday. Gujjar Bakarwal Youth Con­ference staged a protest demand­ing disqualification of two BJP ministers Lal Singh and Chander Prakesh Ganga. Zahid Parvaz Chowdhary, president Gujjar Bakarwal […]

Yasin Malik, others released from central jail: JKLF

Srinagar—JKLF chairman Mu­hammad Yasin Malik, vice chair­man Mushtaq Ajmal and Zahoor Ahmad Butt along with APHC (M) leader Hilal Ahmad Waar have been released from central jail Srinagar today while as JKLF zonal president Noor Muhammad Kalwal, vice orga­nizer Siraj ud din Mir, District Pres­ident Baramullah Abdul Rashid Magloo still remain incarcerated at Srinagar central […]

Watching situation closely in JK: MHA

Srinagar—The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has asked the security agencies in Jammu and Kashmir to ensure that no harm whatsoever is done to the common masses while carrying out ‘anti-militancy operations’ in the state. Top officials in the MHA on condition of anonymity told KNS that all the security forces includ­ing the Army, the […]

CM Writes To HC For Fast Track Court

Srinagar—Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti has written to the chief justice of the Jammu and Kashmir High Court, requesting setting up of a special fast track court to try the brutal rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl in Kathua. The chief minister requested the chief justice for establishment of the special fast track court for […]

Lawyer attacked in Udhampur

Srinagar—Jammu and Kashmir Police on Saturday said that it is investigating the complaint of an attack on lawyer-activist Talib Hussain in Udhampur area last night. “Udhampur Police has taken cognizance of the matter and is investigating his compliant,” tweeted Jammu and Kashmir Police. Earlier, Hussain, who has been leading from the front for justice in […]

JKCC seeks transfer of Kathua rape-and-murder case

Srinagar—Jammu and Kashmir Coordination Committee (JKCC), an amalgam of the trade, industry, tourism, travel, horticulture chambers and civil society formations, on Saturday urged the state government to ensure transfer of “Kathua rape and murder case” to some court in any district of the state other than the three districts of Jammu, Kathua and Samba. In […]

India, Pak trade fire  

Jammu—The armies of India and Pakistan traded fire for the fourth consecutive day along the Line of Control (LoC) in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday. Officials said that the armies exchanged fire in Lam and Jhanger areas of Nowshera today morning. “The firing started at 10:20 am with the sides using small […]