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Custodial Death: Spontaneous Shutdown And Protest In Valley

Custodial Death: Spontaneous Shutdown And Protest In Valley

A 28-year-old man belonging to Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district died in police custody in Srinagar, triggering a spontaneous shutdown and street clashes in Awantipora town. As news reached Awantipora that Rizwan Asad Pandit, 28, a private school teacher, had died in police custody, clashes started between the security forces and stone-pelting youths. All shops […]

Those Talking Of Exemplary Punishment To Killers Of Rizwan Ahmad Pandit Have Never Moved Beyond Words:Er. Rasheed

Those Talking Of Exemplary Punishment To Killers Of Rizwan Ahmad Pandit Have Never Moved Beyond Words:Er. Rasheed

Expressing grief, shock and anger over the custodial murder of Rizwwan Pandit, a school teacher, AIP President Er. Rasheed has said that Rizwan’s murder is the response shown by security agencies to Prime Minister’s declaration that security forces have been given free hand after Pulwama attack. In a statement issued today Er. Rasheed said “There […]

Altaf Bukhari condemns custodial killing of Awantipora resident

Altaf Bukhari condemns custodial killing of Awantipora resident

Srinagar, March 19: Former finance minister Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari on Tuesday demanded a time bound probe into the extra judicial killing of Awantipora resident who according to reports was arrested by police and died in custody at Srinagar. Expressing serious concern over the incident, Bukhari expressed his heartfelt sympathies with the bereaved family and prayed […]

Downtown parts, Masuma shut against Awantipora teacher’s death in custody

Downtown parts, Masuma shut against Awantipora teacher’s death in custody

Srinagar, March 19  : Downtown areas and also the Maisuma areas observed spontaneous shutdown against the death of a school teacher from Awantipora in police custody. Witnesses told that the shopkeepers downed their shutters in downtown areas as the announcement was made in Jamia Masjid asking people to observe shutdown. Similarly shutdown was also observed […]

Custodial Death: Police version

Custodial Death: Police version

Police in a statement today said that In pursuance of terror case investigation, one suspect Rizwan Pandit R/o Awantipore was in police custody . The said person died in police custody. In this matter while following the procedure laid down in section 176 of crpc a magisterial enquiry is underway. Separately police investigation has also […]

Youth dies in police custody, police requests for magisterial probe

Youth dies in police custody, police requests for magisterial probe

Srinagar, March 19 : A youth from Awantipora area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district, was allegedly killed in police custody on Tuesday after he was held in connection with some militancy related case. Official sources told GNS that Rizwan Asad Pandit died in police custody at Srinagar during intervening night of March 18 and 19. […]

Prominent cleric arrested in Pulwama

Prominent cleric arrested in Pulwama

  Pulwama, March 19 : A prominent religous cleric has been arrested by government forces in southern Kashmir’s Pulwama district. Sources told that Moulana Muhammad Amin, Pulwama’s Prominent Cleric and Khateeb Khankah-e-Mir Sahab (Alaihi Rahma) Washbugh Pulwama has been arrested last night from his residence on circular road in Dangarpora area of Pulwama town. The […]

IUST postpones exams scheduled today

IUST postpones exams scheduled today

Islamic University of Science and Technology (IUST), Awantipora has postponed the semester examinations scheduled for Tuesday, an official said. The new dates will be notified separately, he said.

Rains, snow likely in Jammu and Kashmir in next 24 hours: MeT

Rains, snow likely in Jammu and Kashmir in next 24 hours: MeT

The Kashmir meteorological department on Tuesday predicted light rain and snowfall in Jammu and Kashmir during the next 24 hours. “There are likely chances of light rain/snow at isolated places over the state during next 24 hours,” the official said.

Lady jumps into river at Safakadal, rescued

Lady jumps into river at Safakadal, rescued

  Srinagar, March 19 : An unidentified lady jumped into river at Safakadal area of old city Srinagar on Tuesday morning. Locals said that some people in the area jumped in to save her and retrieved her from the water body. The lady has been shifted to SMHS hospital for treatment.(KNO)

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Article 35A to go, forces deployed to control law and order situation: Report

SRINAGAR: Government of India has decided to abrogate Article 35A of constitution of India that defines the permanent residents of state of Jammu and Kashmir, the additional forces are being moved in to state to control any untoward development. According to a National Herald report the National Security Advisor Ajit Doval, during his recent visit to […]