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Srinagar, June 01 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the High Court Bar Association has expressed concern over the increasing tendency in suicide deaths in the Kashmir valley.

In a statement issued in Srinagar, the Bar said that in the last four days two suicide deaths took place and three suicide attempts were made. The patent cause of suicide attempts is financial stress in the families.

HCBA appealed to the people in general and charity institutions to take care of the distressed families in and around you in the respective localities. “These are the testing times for the oppressed people to share their pains and pleasures together with a sense of holly battle against the mental and financial stress.”

Medical and psychiatric experts believe that the main cause of suicide deaths and suicide attempts is due to heavy stress caused by frequent cordon and search operations by Indian occupational forces, raids, humiliation, lockdown and constant financial problems in the families.

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Srinagar, May 26 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the High Court has quashed the illegal detention of Jammu and Kashmir Muslim League (JKML) leader, Farooq Ahmed Tawheedi, booked under the black law, Public Safety Act.

A resident of Tawheed Bagh-Batpora in Sopore town, Farooq Ahmed Tawheedi was booked under the draconian law on 11 July 2020.

His son Irfan Farooq had filed a petition before the High Court, seeking quashment of the detention order passed by Deputy Commissioner Baramulla, last year. »

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Srinagar, May 16 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the High Court has quashed a detention order against a Pulwama resident, who was booked under draconian Public Safety Act (PSA) in 2019.

The division bench comprising Justice Dhiraj Singh Thakur and Justice Sanjay Dhar set aside a single bench judgement and overturned detention of Riyaz Ahmad Butt of Pulwama district. »

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Delhi violence: Former JNU student leader Umar Khalid arrested under UAPANew Delhi, April 16 (KMS): A Delhi court has granted bail to a former Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) student, Umar Khalid in a case related to the communal violence in Delhi in February last year, saying he cannot be made to remain in jail for infinity.

The court said, Umar Khalid was not present at the scene of the crime. “The applicant is not visible in any CCTV footage pertaining to the scene of crime. There is no identification of the applicant…,” Additional Sessions Judge, Vinod Yadav noted. »

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New Delhi, March 19 (KMS): Delhi High Court, today, refused to grant a stay on summons issued by India’s Enforcement Directorate (ED) to the former Chief Minister of Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, Mehbooba Mufti, on a money laundering case against her.

A  division bench of Chief Justice DN Patel and Justice Jasmeet Singh of the Delhi High Court refused to grant a stay on the ED summons to Mehbooba Mufti.

She was represented by Senior Advocate, Nitya Ramakrishnan, whereas Solicitor General, Tushar Mehta, along with others appeared for the Indian state and ED. »

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Srinagar, March 19 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, Hurriyat leaders including Javaid Ahmed Mir, Firdous Ahmed Shah and Nisar Hussain Rathar, appeared before a TADA court in Srinagar in a 13 years old fake case registered against them.

The fake case was filed against Javaid Ahmed Mir, Firdous Ahmed Shah and Nisar Hussain Rathar in Khanyar police station in Srinagar on July 13, 2007.

The court fixed the next hearing of the case on April 10. »

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Lucknow, March 19 (KMS): The All India Shia Personal Law Board (AISPLB) has appealed to the Indian Supreme Court to dismiss the petition filed by former Uttar Pradesh Shia Waqf Board Chairman, Waseem Rizvi to remove 26 verses of the holy Quran.

The petition was filed by Waseem Rizvi in the top court on March 11 and sought that 26 verses of the Quran be removed, claiming that these “promote terrorism”, triggering a row and strong opposition from various quarters.

An emergency meeting of the Shia board’s executive was held in Lucknow in which it demanded of the government to give exemplary punishments to people like Waseem Rizvi who are disrespectful to any religion or its holy book. »

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Srinagar, March 17 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, India’s notorious National Investigation Agency (NIA) has attached two residential houses in Pulwama district of south Kashmir.

The NIA claimed that the residential houses at Hakripora and Hajibal in the district were used when an attacker attacked a convoy of Indian Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) at Lethpora in Pulwama on February 14, 2019. At least 40 CRPF troops were killed and dozens others were injured when an explosive-laden vehicle was rammed into one of the several buses of the convoy. »

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Srinagar, March 12 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir High Court has issued notice to the authorities on a plea filed by the family of a youth, who died in police custody last year, asking for the magisterial enquiry report and registration of First Information Report (FIR) into the killing.

A bench of Justice Ali Mohammad Magrey has sought the response by May 12 after hearing advocate Shafaqat Nazir for the family.

As per the family, their kin, Irfan Ahmed Dar, was killed in police custody on the night of September 16, last year. »

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New Delhi, March 10 (KMS): Embarrassment to India under Narendra Modi-led fascist government has refused to die down while in the latest such incident the United Kingdom held a detailed debate on the controversial farm laws and press freedom in India.

During the debate, serious concerns were raised by several MPs of the Labour party, Liberal democrats and the Scottish National Party over Indian government’s reaction to the protests. The debate was a response to a petition initiated by Maidenhead Liberal Democrat leader Gurch Singh of Indian origin. The petition received signatures from over one lac UK residents within weeks. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said, “The unprecedented protests should make one think about why so many are turning up. The arrest of journalists is a matter of serious concern.” »

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