Monthly Archives: July 31, 2015

Three Hangings In Last Decade In India, All Muslims

Three Hangings In Last Decade In India, All Muslims

By MARIA SYED In last 11 years, India executed three convicts who were handed down capital punishment by the country’s highest court – and call it coincidence or a strategy, all of them were Muslims. On 14 August 2004, Dhananjoy Chatterjee, convicted for the rape and murder of a teenage girl was hanged at Alipore

Kashmir Militants Attack Police Search Party; Three Cops Injured

BY KICK STAFF Four people were injured, one of them critically, when suspected militants fired at a police search party in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Friday, an official said. The injured include two policemen and one inspector. The official said that militants fired at the policemen who stopped the passenger vehicle they had boarded

Pakistan Woman Does A Real-Life Bajrangi Bhaijan, Arrested

In a case of life imitating art, a young Pakistani woman crossed the border into India without valid travel documents – a la Salman Khan in Bollywood blockbuster ‘Bajrangi Bhaijan’, albeit in the reverse direction – and landed in police custody on Friday. Claiming to be from Karachi city in Pakistan, Chanda Khan alias Fauzia,

Kashmir Medicos’ Body Launches School Health Programme

BY NEWS DESK Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) Thursday launched a comprehensive school health programme to promote, protect and maintain health of school children besides reducing morbidity and mortality. DAK in collaboration with We Volunteers (NGO) conducted a day-long mass de-worming of school children and staff of government high school Padshahi Bagh Srinagar. President DAK Dr

Injustice, O’ Allah: Yakub’s Last Words

By KICK STAFF As the noose was tightened around his neck, a spiritual leader asked Yakub Memon to confess. “Allah, the Almighty, is All wise and the Knower of All things. I am innocent and I must not be hanged. It is injustice and I am a victim of political murder,” replied Yakub, as he

Rajnath Holds Pakistan Responsible For Dinanagar Attack

Holding Pakistan responsible for the July 27 Dinanagar attack, Indian Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday said any attack by enemies will meet an effective and forceful response from the Indian security forces. Making a formal statement in the Rajya Sabha, the home minister said the central government was committed to rooting out terrorism from the