Archive for June 2014

Masrat Alam slapped with PSA for getting inadvertently released

Jun 23rd, 2014 | By

Srinagar: Firebrand separatist leader Masrat Alam was today slapped with another Public Safety Act (PSA) on the allegation of getting inadvertently released last week, a police statement said. Alam, chairman of Muslim League, was released during a routine court order, but the situation turned interesting when he was allowed to walk out of the court,
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Molestation row: Women asked to disguise as men while visiting govt offices

Jun 17th, 2014 | By

 Srinagar: After a spate of instances involving allegations of sexual assault and molestation by government officers, the government has asked all females to disguise themselves as males while visiting administrative offices. “In pursuance of state policy to protect the rights of women, it is hereby directed that all women wishing to visit government offices should
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Gunfire exchange part of Cross LoC trade: Jaitley  

Jun 14th, 2014 | By

Srinagar: Indian Defence Minister Arun Jaitley has denied that any ceasefire violations were taking place along the Line of Control (LoC) in Kashmir and said the exchange of gunfire between troops of India and Pakistan was part of the Cross LoC trade. “There is no ceasefire violation.  We have included the whole gunfire, including bullets
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India to rename ‘PoK’ as Pakistan occupied India  

Jun 12th, 2014 | By

New Delhi: After hectic deliberations on the renaming of Pakistan administered Kashmir (PaK), the Indian government has finally decided to rename the region as Pakistan occupied India in its official communications. Currently the Indian government refers it to as Pakistan occupied Kashmir, while its official name in Pakistan is Azad Jammu Kashmir. Kashmiris too refer
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