Jammu and Kashmir high court has ordered release of senior hardline Hurriyat Conference leader Masrat Alam Bhat, who has been in preventive custody under the Public Safety Act since April 2015. Justice Muzaffar Hussain Attar, while allowing Bhat’s plea challenging the latest of the detention orders under Public Safety Act, held his detention illegal on several grounds. “By issuance of writ of certiorari, order of detention bearing No 85/DMB/PSA/2016 dated 1.9.2016, passed ... Rediff.com, 1 month ago
BJP today condemned Hurriyat and other political parties for opposing the grant of domicile certificate to the West Pakistani Refugees residing in Jammu and Kashmir and said it will continue to support the rights of the WPRs. "Hartal called by Hurriyat and ...The Financial Chronicle, 1 month ago
A Yashwant Sinha-led civil society panel has suggested "improving" the human rights situation in Jammu and Kashmir and initiating talks with all stakeholders including separatist groups like Hurriyat Conference. The Concerned Citizen Group had made another set of recommendations after their second visit to the Kashmir Valley last month -- that included urgent psychological counselling for minor detainees. The panel had first visited the Valley in October after which it had recommended an ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
When she rose to speak in the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti was expected to answer the Oppositions questions about last years unrest in the Valley, which claimed around 100 lives and left several hundred blinded. That is what she ...catchnews.com, 1 month ago
[India], Jan. 19(ANI): Film maker Ashok Pandit on Thursday said that Kashmiri Pandit community are finding it very difficult to trust the intentions of the former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah, who spoke in favour of their homecoming today.Sify, 1 month ago
While the Kashmir Valley appears to be calm for now after months of curfew, it could very well be a lull before the storm. That is what it the new report of the Concerned Citizens Group led by senior BJP leader and former Union Minister Yashwant Sinha, which ...catchnews.com, 1 month ago
The contentious issue of "West Pakistan" refugees returns to Kashmirs political centrestage intermittently, and fizzles out only after vitiating the scene. It may not, on its own, plunge the valley into turmoil but it does catalyse the movement towards such a ...catchnews.com, 1 month ago
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