Those who threatened Kashmiri girl band won`t be spared: Omar

Government will not spare those who issued threats to Kashmiri girl band, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdulhah on Thursday said.

Feb 07, 2013, 17:46 PM IST

Three arrested for online attack on J&K all-girl band

The Jammu and Kashmir Police have arrested three youth for allegedly putting up threatening posts against the band ‘Pragaash’.

Feb 07, 2013, 09:44 AM IST

I will not sing in future, says Kashmir’s all-girls band member

A day after their decision to disband the Kashmir’s all-girls rock-band following the fatwa (decree) from the Grand Mufti of Jammu and Kashmir, a member of the band on Tuesday said that though they are feeling bad they will not sing again.

Feb 06, 2013, 09:28 AM IST

Just leave us alone, pleads J&K all-girl band

Pained yet fearful of being further targeted by religious zealots, Kashmir’s all-girl rock band has called it quits and want to be ‘left alone’.

Feb 06, 2013, 08:40 AM IST

‘Pragaash’ being banned due to politics of vote: BJP

Expressing varied stands on issues of right to expression, BJP said Kashmir`s all-girl band Pragaash is being banned due to a politics of vote.

Feb 06, 2013, 00:52 AM IST

Distraught Kashmir girl band member leaves Valley, case against online abusers

A case was registered by police today over the abusive and threatening online posts against Kashmir`s first all-girls rock band whose one member has been sent to Bangalore after the group was forced to call it quits.

Feb 05, 2013, 11:47 AM IST

Hardline Hurriyat distances itself from grand mufti`s decree

Hurriyat Conference distanced from `decree` issued by grand mufti of Jammu and Kashmir, terming singing as "un-Islamic", and dismissed threats to Valley`s all-girls rock-band as "mere propaganda".

Feb 04, 2013, 18:31 PM IST

Fatwa against girls band: Restrictions under banner of religion not correct, says BJP VP

With Kashmir`s first all-girl rock band now facing a fatwa from Muslim clerics, BJP vice president Najma Heptulla on Monday said that such restrictions under the banner of religion are not correct.

Feb 04, 2013, 15:53 PM IST

Kashmir`s all-girl band ‘Pragaash’ calls it quits

Chief Minister Omar Abdullah was among large number of people who came out in support of the girls.

Feb 04, 2013, 13:51 PM IST

NCW, MPs voice support for Kashmir`s all-girls ban

National Commission for Women and some parliamentarians on Monday came out in support of Kashmir`s first all-girls rock band `Pragaash`.

Feb 04, 2013, 13:29 PM IST

Omar tells police to probe threats to girls` rock band

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Saturday ordered police to investigate threats received by a local girls` band and provide adequate security to its members.

Feb 02, 2013, 18:04 PM IST