People of J&K feel marginalised, unheard: Waheed Parra

SRINAGAR: In an exclusive interview with The New Indian, PDP’s candidate for Srinagar Lok Sabha seat, Waheed ur Rehman Parra, highlighted a significant trust gap between Kashmiri youth and the establishment. He pledged to advocate for the empowerment of J&K residents who feel marginalized and stifled. Waheed criticized the National Conference for its reluctance to […]

JKLF Ban under UAPA extended for 5 years

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) also announced the designation of four branches of the Jammu and Kashmir Peoples League (JKPL) — specifically, JKPL (Mukhtar Ahmed Waza), JKPL (Bashir Ahmad Tota), JKPL (Ghulam Mohammad Khan), and JKPL (Aziz Sheikh) under the leadership of Yaqoob Sheikh — as 'Unlawful Associations'.

News Click founder Prabir Purkayastha gets 6-day judicial custody extension

New Delhi: Prabir Purkayastha, the founder of News Click, has been granted an extension of six days in judicial custody by Delhi’s Patiala House Courts. The decision comes amid an ongoing case concerning the news portal’s alleged receipt of foreign funds from Chinese sources. The Special Cell of the Delhi Police sought a 10-day extension of […]

India and Maldives counter-terrorist operations and its geopolitical significance

The recent surge in terror activities in the Indian subcontinent and the region around has resulted in a huge loss of infrastructure and human resources. It has brought governments to stand still and struck terror in the minds of the masses. Among various causes, it can rightly be stated that the radicalization of youth via […]

Parliament security breach: Close aide of ‘mastermind’ Lalit Jha arrested

NEW DELHI: Following the security breach at the Parliament, Mahesh Kumawat, aide of the prime accused Lalit Jha, was arrested by the Delhi Police, on Saturday. Upon being presented in front of the Patiala House Court, Kumawat said that he was unaware of the grounds of his arrest. “I am a ninth pass and do […]

UAPA charges against attackers on Parliament

The recent security breach at the Parliament House, the symbol of India’s democracy and sovereignty, has shocked and outraged the nation. The breach, which occurred on December 14, 2023, exposed the vulnerability of the security arrangements at the premises and posed a grave threat to the safety of the lawmakers and staff. The Delhi Police, […]

Police attach property of LeT terror associate in North Kashmir’s Bandipora

SRINAGAR: Police in Bandipora attached a 14-marla residential land at Ashtengoo Bandipora belonging to the family of a ‘terror associate’ of Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA) in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district on Wednesday. While talking to The New Indian exclusively senior superintendent of police Bandipora, Lakshay Sharma (IPS) said, “The land, registered […]

Mehbooba Mufti condemns UAPA charges against Kashmiri students celebrating Australia’s cricket victory

SRINAGAR: On Tuesday, former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti, expressed strong disapproval over the arrest of seven Kashmiri students who celebrated Australia’s triumph over India in the cricket World Cup final on November 19. The students were charged under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA), a move she criticised as detrimental to their […]

7 Kashmiri youth booked under UAPA on Punjab kid’s complaint after India World Cup loss

SRINAGAR : Jammu and Kashmir Police has booked and arrested seven students at an agricultural university in Kashmir under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA) after another student complained that he was allegedly threatened and pro-Pakistan slogans were raised following Australia’s victory against India in the cricket World Cup final earlier this month. The complaint […]

J&K HC rejects prosecution’s ‘damaging India’s honour’ argument, grants bail to Fahad Shah

JAMMU: In a significant ruling, the Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has dismissed the argument put forth by the J&K Police that “damaging” India’s honour and dignity would amount to a terrorist act under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA). FLASH: Visuals of trapped workers of Uttrakashi Tunnel. They spoke to local administration. Camera was sent […]