MAQBOOL BHATT

  • Afzal Guru hanged: Kashmir under curfew for third day February 11, 2013

    Srinagar: The indefinite curfew continued in Kashmir for the third day on Monday. The curfew was put in place following fears of unrest after the hanging of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru on Saturday. Extra forces have been deployed in the Valley on the 29th death anniversary of Jammu and...
  • Afzal Guru hanged: Curfew in Kashmir likely to continue till Feb 11 February 10, 2013

    Srinagar: A day after Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru was hanged, an uneasy calm prevails over Kashmir. Afzal Guru was a resident of Sopore. On Saturday, 30 people, including security personnel, were injured when protests erupted in the district following news of his hanging. There is a curfew in Kashmir...
  • Afzal case will have impact in J&K: Padgaonkar August 11, 2011

    New Delhi: Jammu and Kashmir interlocutor Dilip Padgaonkar says a decision on 2001 Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru's case could have repercussions in the Valley. Padgaonkar has drawn a parallel with the hanging of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front founder Maqbool Bhatt. "I am principally opposed to capital punishment. But if...