February 09, 2021 3:07 pm
Most of the shops, fuel stations and other business establishments were shut in Srinagar while public transport was largely off the roads, the officials said.
February 09, 2020 9:13 pm
Police officials said Nabi was taken to the local hospital, where he was declared brought dead. Soon after the incident, security personnel arrived in the area and launched a manhunt to nab the attackers.
February 09, 2020 4:51 pm
Hundreds of police and paramilitary personnel were deployed on the streets of Srinagar, which bore a deserted look. Authorities put up barbed wires and barricades at various parts of the city to avert any kind of violent protests.
January 21, 2020 7:12 pm
In another tweet, the actor clarified that while she is not calling Afzal Guru "innocent", Davinder Singh's role in the case should be probed.
January 20, 2020 10:36 am
Singh, who joined the police in 1990 as a Sub Inspector, received an out-of-way promotion to first become an Inspector and then a Deputy Superintendent of Police. Singh joined the SOG when it was launched in 1994.
January 13, 2020 12:54 pm
Davinder Singh was posted with the Jammu and Kashmir Police's anti-hijacking unit at Srinagar airport and was awarded the President’s medal for gallantry last year.
January 13, 2020 10:23 am
Davinder Singh’s alleged role in the Parliament attack case was not probed. Asked about this on Sunday, IGP (Kashmir) Vijay Kumar said: “There is nothing as such in our records nor do I know anything about it... We will question him on this.”
August 08, 2019 5:18 pm
Vice President Venkaiah Naidu said that one should be concerned about happenings anywhere in the country, be it Kashmir or Kanyakumari and dismissed the thinking of "some people" that they would complete the task left unfinished by Afzal Guru as shameful and foolish.
February 09, 2018 9:43 am
While the anniversary of Afzal Guru’s hanging is on February 9, Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front founder Maqbool Bhat was hanged in Tihar jail on February 11, 1984.
January 25, 2018 4:55 am
He also expressed displeasure at particularly the intelligentsia who attack the Army on issues of human rights but said that public opinion was not with them.
February 19, 2016 7:48 am
Mumbai, Feb 19 (ANI): Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Friday said the students alleged of raising anti-national slogans on the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) campus lack moral ethics. The Defence Minister was speaking about the controversial February 9 event organised on the JNU campus against the hanging of 2001 Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru.
February 19, 2016 6:29 am
Patna, Feb 19 (ANI): All India Students' Association (AISA) members on Friday blocked the Indore–Rajendra Nagar Express in Patna demanding release of Jawaharlal Nehru University Students' Union president Kanhaiya Kumar. The protestors carried placards opposing the sedition charges against Kumar and raised slogans demanding depoliticisation of the JNU issue. Kumar was arrested last Friday over an event organised on the JNU campus on February 9 against the hanging of 2001 Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru.
February 18, 2016 7:06 am
New Delhi, Feb 18 (ANI): Pradeep Narwal, who resigned from the post of joint secretary of the JNU's ABVP unit, said he resigned because of the 'anti-national' incidents taking place on the campus. Narwal added that he doesn't have any objection with the court's decision over Afzal Guru hanging but he is against the mob culture in the country. He added that he wants to fight the JNU issue individually.
February 18, 2016 7:04 am
Barmer, Feb 18 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Barmer MLA Kailash Chaudhary said Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi, who 'supported' anti-national slogans and Afzal Guru, should be shot dead. He further said that people like Rahul are 'traitors'.
February 17, 2016 10:26 am
New Delhi, Feb 17 (ANI): Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) Students’ Union president Kanhaiya Kumar was produced in the Patiala House Court on Wednesday in connection with the anti-national slogans raised during an event in the university. Kanhaiya, along with other students of the university, had put posters to protest against the ‘judicial killing’ of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru. Security has been beefed up outside the court to avoid any kind of scuffle.
February 16, 2016 4:10 pm
New Delhi, Feb 16 (ANI): A Patiala House court on Tuesday remanded SAR Geelani, former Delhi University lecturer, to two-day police custody after he was booked for sedition for allegedly organising an event to mark the death anniversary of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru at the Press Club of India on February 10. Geelani was detained on Monday night and questioned for several hours before being put under arrest.
February 16, 2016 1:12 pm
New Delhi, Feb 16 (ANI): Former Attorney General Soli Sorabjee on Monday reacted over the JNU issue by saying that any criticism against the government does not entail sedition. He further said that the slogans raised in JNU cannot come under the radar of sedition. He added that if there is any incitement of violence, then sedition can be charged and its upto the court to decide the facts. He also went on saying that if someone says that conviction of Afzal Guru was wrong, that's not sedition because sedition is one of the most serious offences.
February 15, 2016 1:46 pm
New Delhi, Feb 15 (ANI): All-India Anti-Terrorist Front (AIATF) Chairman M S Bitta on Monday asked that when Afzal Guru was proved guilty and sentenced to death by the Supreme Court, then why this matter was raised again by the political parties. He further said that they will meet Home Minister Rajnath Singh and JNU VC today regarding the conflict that is going on. Bitta added that if the government will not take action, then families of martyrs will sit outside JNU and will urge the government for justice.
February 15, 2016 12:39 pm
ew Delhi, Feb 15 (ANI): Congress leader Randeep Surjewala on Monday said Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru, through proper judicial proceedings, was declared a terrorist by the apex court and was hanged after a long-drawn judicial process, so Guru must not be eulogised by anyone. He added that the democracy of the country is well-built and strong enough to fight anything affecting the country.
February 14, 2016 3:19 pm
New Delhi, Feb 14 (ANI): Communist Party of India (Marxist) leader Sitaram Yechury on Sunday questioned Home Minister Rajnath Singh's claim that event about Afzal Guru in the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) campus had the support of LeT chief Hafiz Saeed. The CPI (M) politburo member further asserted that if the Home Minister managed to bring up any evidence of 'anti-national' or terrorist activity in the varsity, then the CPI (M) will support necessary action in national interest. Amid a massive faceoff over the JNU controversy, Singh earlier alleged that 'anti-national' protests in the JNU campus had the backing of the LeT chief Hafiz Saeed.
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