20 year old arrested, booked under PSA for following “footsteps of his father”,

20 year old arrested, booked under PSA for following “footsteps of his father”,

Srinagar: Aaqib Gulzar, 20, in South Kashmir was arrested, and then booked under Public Safety Act (PSA)  for ‘following footsteps of his father,” who is a Jamaat-e-Islami activist. Interestingly, father of the 20 year old, was evading arrest after Government of India (GOI) declared ban on the politico-socio-religious organization, Jamaat-e-Islami So far 400 members of […]

‘Never believed in gun, but it is better to die than to live this life,” says Rizwan’s friend who joined militancy

‘Never believed in gun, but it is better to die than to live this life,” says Rizwan’s friend who joined militancy

Srinagar: A couple of days after the “custodial death” Rizwan Assad Pandit of Awantipora, his friend, Shahid Manzoor joined the militant ranks, claiming he ‘never believed in the gun,’ but had no “choice” after the “killing” of his companion. “I am the friend of martyr Rizwan,” Shahid said in an audio clip, featuring his gun […]

Shocked to hear officers who supported early assembly polls are being browbeaten, threatened: Omar Abdullah

Shocked to hear officers who supported early assembly polls are being browbeaten, threatened: Omar Abdullah

Srinagar: National Conference (NC) Vice President, Omar Abdullah has said that he was shocked to hear that how officers who have supported early assembly elections were being browbeaten  and threatened by using their performance appraisals against them to get them to toe the line. “No honest officer should fear these threats. We must put the […]

I realized my decision to join IAS was wrong, nothing can change till there is bloodshed: Shah Faesal

I realized my decision to join IAS was wrong, nothing can change till there is bloodshed: Shah Faesal

Srinagar: Bureaucrat turned politicians Shah Faesal said that his decision to join Indian Administrative Service (IAS) was wrong. “I realised that my decision to join Indian Administrative Service was wrong,” Faesal said on the launch ceremony of his political party J&K People’s Movement at Rajbagh Srinagar. “I thought development will bring peace but nothing will […]

Govt to award SKIMS Principal who bent rules to give 10 years age relaxation to wife for lecturer job

Govt to award SKIMS Principal who bent rules to give 10 years age relaxation to wife for lecturer job

Srinagar: Government has announced to confer meritorious public service award to controversial Principal SKIMS Medical College Bemina Dr Reyaz Untoom, who had allegedly violated the official rules, and gave 10 year age relaxation so as to make way for his wife to get appointed as a lecturer in the SKIMS College Bemina. An official handout […]

Kashmir’s oldest man booked under PSA released

Kashmir’s oldest man booked under PSA released

Srinagar: Ghulam Mohamamd Khan Sopori, 75, the oldest man booked under Public Safety Act (PSA) has been released by the government from Harayana Jail. Sopori’s son, Sajad said that he was released recently. He said that his father was suffering from acute illness and has been admitted in a Delhi hospital for the treatment. He […]

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