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Ruckus in Jammu and Kashmir assembly over terror attacks

Jammu : Confusion and noise marred the budget session proceedings of the Jammu and Kashmir assembly on Sunday as the opposition demanded a resolution over the twin terror attacks in Kathua and Samba districts.

As the house assembled for Finance Minister Haseeb Drabu to present budget proposals for 2015-2016, National Conference and Congress legislators demanded a resolution in the assembly over the terror attacks on Friday and Saturday.


What happened in Hashimpura 28 years ago?

By Vibhuti Narain Rai,

There are some experiences that stick with you throughout your life. They always stay with you like a nightmare and sometimes are like debts on your shoulders. The experience at Hashimpura Massacre was such an experience for me, says Vibhuti Narayan Rai, then Superintendent of Police, Ghaziabad, UP. On 22 May 1987, in Hashimpura, a locality in the Meerut City, 42 innocent Muslims were killed in cold blood by the personnel of Provincial Armed Constabulary (PAC).

Kashmiris are basic party to dispute not third: Mirwaiz to MEA Spokesperson

By Staff Reporter,

Srinagar: Reacting to statement of Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin’s statement that there was no scope for involvement of any third party in resolving the Kashmir issue, Hurriyat Conference (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Saturday termed it far from reality.

Maharashtra Wakf board suspends regional officer due to his involvement in corruption

By Staff Reporter,

Nagpur: In an attempt to crack down on the corrupt practices the Maharashtra state wakf board has suspended its regional officer Shaikh Zafar Shaikh Ibrahim posted in Nagpur for his alleged involvement in corrupt practices.


Acquittal of Hashimpura-Maliana massacre-accused a black day in the Indian history: Mushawarat

By TCN News,

New Delhi: “The acquittal of all the surviving accused in the Hashimpura-Maliana massacre of 1987 is a murder of justice and a black day in the history of India,” said Dr Zafarul-Islam Khan, President of the All India Muslim Majlis-e Mushawarat, the umbrella body of Indian Muslim organisations.


क्यों हाशिमपुरा नरसंहार पर आए फ़ैसले से उपजी असहमतियां?

By सिद्धान्त मोहन,,

नई दिल्ली/ मेरठ: सोलह के सोलह अभियुक्तों को दिल्ली की अदालत ने शनिवार को दोषमुक्त करार देकर रिहा कर दिया. ये सोलह अभियुक्त पीएसी के जवान थे, ये सोलह पीएसी के जवान सन् 1987 के हाशिमपुरा क़त्ल-ए-आम के मुख्य अभियुक्त थे और पाठकों को यह भी याद दिला देना चाहिए कि इन सोलह अभियुक्तों पर 40 मुस्लिमों की हत्या करने का आरोप था.

Burdwan blast: NIA arrests absconding accused

Kolkata : The NIA on Saturday arrested Abdul Wahab Momin, one of the absconding accused in the Burdwan blast, here in the West Bengal capital, an official said.

"Wahab, a resident of Samsherganj in Murshidabad district, was today arrested from Sealdah. He is an accused in the Burdwan blast and was absconding," an officer of the National Investigation Agency (NIA) told IANS.


Sayeed eyes new tourist destination

Jammu : Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Muhammad Sayeed on Saturday called for making new destinations accessible to tourists to attract more visitors to the state.

He also said that high-end infrastructure should be built at known tourist destinations so that tourist footfall to the state increases.

He held a detailed review of the functioning of Tourism Development Authorities (TDA) here on Saturday and described tourism as one of the most rapidly growing sectors in the world and the backbone of the state's economy.

Botched up investigation by UP Police & Govt to protect the culprits weakened the case: Vrinda Grover on Hashimpura judgement

By M Reyaz,,

New Delhi: Senior advocate Vrinda Grover has held the Uttar Pradesh Government and UP Police responsible for “botched up investigation” for the unfavourable judgement in the 1987 Hashimpura massacre.

Sixteen Provincial Armed Constabulary (PAC) personnel have been acquitted by a court here on Saturday in the 1987 Hashimpura massacre case, where around 19 PAC personnel were facing trial for allegedly killing 42 people in Hashimpura Mohalla of Meerut in Uttar Pradesh on 22 May 1987, of which tree have died during the trial.


Timeline of 1987 Hashimpura massacre case

Sixteen policemen were acquitted by a court here on Saturday in the 1987 Hashimpura massacre case in which 42 people were killed in Uttar Pradesh's Meerut city. Here is the timeline of the case:

May 1987: 42 people killed in Meerut in Uttar Pradesh.

1996: Chargesheet filed before Chief Judicial Magistrate Ghaziabad.

September 2002: Case transferred to Delhi on the order of the Supreme Court following a petition by the families of the massacre victims and survivors.