Asiya Andrabi

  • Srinagar fumes, women agitate over Shopian deaths June 7, 2009

    New Delhi: The protests over the mysterious death of two women in Kashmir’s Shopian region have entered the seventh day. An unofficial bandh has been called for in parts of Srinagar. But leaders like Asiya Andrabi of the Dukhatran-e-Millat are defying the bandh call to conduct an all-women meeting at...
  • J-K militant mother bowls out son's cricket dreams February 24, 2009

    Srinagar: Mohammed Bin Qasim has been selected as a member of Jammu & Kashmir under-16 team to play in the Vijay Merchant Trophy tournament 2009. Qasim is desperate to play ut his mother Asiya Andrabi, the head of the radical Islamic women's outfit Dukhtaran-I-Millat, is not ready to let her son...
  • Andrabi detained for moral policing in J&K June 18, 2007

    New Delhi: The Jammu and Kashmir Police have detained the Chief of Dhuktaran-e-milat, Asiya Andrabi, and a few activists for laying seige to a cafe in Srinagar. Andrabi and her activists attacked the Internet parlour and the cafe and smashed all the furniture, saying that there were "indecent activities" going on...
  • Be like Arundhati Roy: Asiya Andrabi August 28, 2006

    Srinagar: Dukhtaran-e-Millat (Daughters of Faith) chief Asiya Andrabi has asked the recipients of state awards in Jammu and Kashmir to take a cue from Booker Prize winner and noted environment activist Arundhati Roy and return the awards. In a statement, Andrabi expressed anguish over the awards received by some...