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22-Feb-2017 Srinagar

Bar stages protest, Accuses Government of dishonouring court orders

In pursuance to the Joint Resistance Leadership programme, High Court Bar Association Wednesday staged protest demonstrations here in Srinagar.Carrying placards and banners, the members of Bar Association demanded the release of detainees and pitched for...

20-Feb-2017 Bandipora

After thrashing incident anti-army protest rock Bandipora

People here in North Kashmir’s Bandipora district staged massive anti-Indian Army protest and blocked road for hours after a group of Army men allegedly thrashed some locals without any ‘provocation’. Locals alleged that army men resorted to hooliganism and...

20-Feb-2017 Srinagar

Dal dwellers resent ‘eviction drive’ of Government

Dal dwellers from Mir Behri on Monday staged protest against the authorities for what they said ‘trying to forcibly evict them from their ancestral land.’A large number of locals from Mir Behri Dal under the banner of ‘Farmers Welfare Organization’ assembled...

17-Feb-2017 Srinagar

Despite warning by Army Chief, protesters wave Pakistani flags

Days after Army Chief General Bipin Rawat warned of action against Kashmiri youth displaying Pakistani flags or supporting militants, clashes erupted at several places after Friday prayers between security forces and agitating mobs in the Kashmir Valley.A...

17-Feb-2017 Srinagar

Kashmir witnesses protests and clashes on strike free Friday

Clashes and pro-freedom protests were witnessed in different parts of Kashmir Valley including capital city Srinagar on Friday.Protests and clashes erupted in Nowhatta area of Srinagar city against the Indian Army Chief statement. A rally was carried out shortly...

16-Feb-2017 Pulwama

Pulwama shuts against ‘excesses and arrests’

Life was paralyzed in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Thursday due to spontaneous shutdown observed by locals against the alleged arrests and excesses committed by Government Forces on Wednesday.All the shops and other business establishments remained...

15-Feb-2017 Srinagar

Authorities foil Kulgam March, Detains scores of separatist leaders

Authorities Wednesday heightened its security across Kashmir particularly in South Kashmir districts to foil the resistance camp’s Kulgam Chalo call while in a bid to stop them from marching towards Kulgam, senior resistance leaders Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar...

13-Feb-2017 Srinagar

Kashmir shuts to mourn civilian killings

Normal life was affected in Kashmir on Monday due to a shutdown called by the joint resistance leadership against the killing of two civilians and four militants in an encounter in Kulgam district of south Kashmir.Shops and commercial establishments remained...

10-Feb-2017 Srinagar

Yasin Malik arrested, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq under house arrest

Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chief Yasin Malik was arrested here on Friday while Huriyat Conference Chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq was placed under house arrest, police said.Malik was arrested when he and his supporters tried to lead a march from...

10-Feb-2017 Bandipora

Sumbal BSNL Exchange defunct for weeks , Subscribers stage protest

The subscribers of Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited from Sumbal and adjacent areas of North Kashmir’s Bandipora district Friday staged a massive protest against the Nigam accusing BSNL officials of being insensitive towards their hardships.The protesters said...

10-Feb-2017 Srinagar

Once again Government foils Separatist sponsored UN March

The Jammu and Kashmir government on Friday foiled separatist “UN March” by imposing strict restrictions and detaining top separatist leaders while curbs and shutdown remained in force in the Valley for the 2nd consecutive day.Authorities imposed restrictions...

10-Feb-2017 Srinagar

Restrictions in Srinagar to prevent protest march

Authorities imposed restrictions in Srinagar on Friday to prevent a separatist-called protest march in the city, police said.No pedestrian and vehicular movement in areas placed under restrictions was allowed.Heavy contingents of police and CRPF personnel were deployed...

09-Feb-2017 Srinagar

Shutdown, restrictions mark Afzal Guru’s fourth hanging anniversary

Kashmir region Thursday observed a shutdown on the hanging anniversary of Parliament attack convict Muhammad Afzal Guru while authorities placed Old City and Maisuma under restrictions.Maqbool Bhat, a resident of Doabgah village of Sopore in north Kashmir’s...

09-Feb-2017 Srinagar

Amid restrictions Kashmir shuts on Afzal Guroo’s fourth anniversary

The fourth anniversary of Muhammad Afzal Guru, who was hanged in New Delhi’s Tihar Jail on 9 February 2013, was observed across Valley on Thursday while amid restrictions, people observed a complete shutdown to mourn his execution. The government had imposed...

08-Feb-2017 Srinagar

HCBA holds protest on resistance leadership’s call

On the call of joint resistance leadership, High Court Bar Association (HCBA) Wednesday staged a pro-freedom protest here and demanded right to self-determination for the people of Jammu and Kashmir promised by India in United Nations.According to news...

06-Feb-2017 Srinagar

Resistance leaders, activists stage protest in Old City

Scores of pro-freedom leaders and activists today staged a protest in Nowhatta area of Old City on the call of joint resistance leadership.A large number of resistance leaders and activists assembled outside historical Jamia Masjid here against India’s “anti-Kashmir...

06-Feb-2017 Srinagar

Srinagar-Jammu NH remains shut for 4th day

The 300-km strategic Srinagar-Jammu National Highway, for the fourth consecutive day, remained closed on Monday as authorities continue clearance work along the Highway after landslides and shooting stone hit multiple stretches in the aftermath of rainfall...

04-Feb-2017 Srinagar

On joint resistance leadership’s call, traders stage protest

On the call of resistance leadership, the Valley traders under the banner of Kashmir Traders and Manufacturers Federation (KTMF), Kashmir Economic Alliance (KEA) and Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) here.The joint resistance leadership had...

04-Feb-2017 Budgam

MGNREGA employees stage protest in Budgam

Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) employees from Central Kashmir’s Budgam district Saturday staged a protest against what they termed as “highly condemnable” statement by Minister for Rural Development and Panchayati Raj Abdul...

03-Feb-2017 Srinagar

Shutdown affects life in Kashmir

Kashmir Friday observed a shutdown to observe Kashmir Resistance Day. The joint resistance leadership had called for protests on Friday against the death sentence of Muzaffar Ahmad, a Kulgam resident by a West Bengal court.    Shops, commercial establishments...

03-Feb-2017 Srinagar

ASI workers stage protest demand regularization

Archaeological Survey of India Workers Union Friday staged a protest outside their Lal Mandi office here in Srinagar city.Scores of ASI workers carrying placards of banners said that a large number of Group D employees have been rendering their service against the...

03-Feb-2017 Pulwama

Arrest of a militant spark clashes in Pulwama

Government Forces Friday arrested a Lashkar-e-Toiba militant during a cordon and search operation in Nowpora village of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district.The arrest of the militant sparked violent protest while government forces including Police and Army resorted...

02-Feb-2017 Jammu

Protesters block Srinagar-Jammu highway at Bannihal

Protesters blocked the Srinagar-Jammu highway on Thursday in Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir after a woman died in the local hospital allegedly due to negligence of the medical staff.Police said angry protesters blocked the Srinagar-Jammu national highway...

02-Feb-2017 Banihal

Authorities suspend medico after the death of pregnant woman

The death of a pregnant woman sparked a protest in Banihal town of Ramban district on Thursday while agitated protesters much to the discomfort of the commuters blocked the traffic on Srinagar-Jammu highway for hours. The woman according to protesters died...

01-Feb-2017 Jammu

Upper House adjourned after uproar

Upper house of the state legislature on Wednesday witnessed complete chaos with opposition MLCs of NC-Congress staging noisy protest, followed by tables being turned upside down and chairs being flung towards the treasury benches.As soon as the proceedings...

31-Jan-2017 Jammu

MLA Amirakadal calls on Governor

Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari, MLA Amira Kadal, called on Governor N.N.Vohra at the Raj Bhavan here today.Mr. Bukhari discussed with the Governor issues relating to continuing shortages of power, difficulties created by the very heavy snowfall and matters under...

30-Jan-2017 Jammu

Power crisis in snow hit Kashmir: Opposition stages walkout

Legislators from Opposition National Conference and Congress parties Monday created ruckus in the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly over power crisis in snow hit Kashmir valley and staged walkout from the House.As soon as the House assembled this morning for proceedings,...

27-Jan-2017 Srinagar

Shutdown in Kashmir affects life

Kashmir region observed a strike on the call of resistance leadership which was called in continuity of the protest calendar being issued since July 8 when government troops killed Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Muzzafar Wani in an encounter.According to...

26-Jan-2017 Srinagar

Kashmir shuts on India’s Republic Day

Kashmir Thursday observed a complete shutdown on India’s Republic Day with authorities placing stringent security arrangements to thwart any protest or militant attack in the region.All the shops, commercial establishments and petrol pumps remained closed across...

23-Jan-2017 Srinagar

Terminated Police Wireless Operators stage protest

Abrupt termination of over 200 Wireless Operators from Jammu Kashmir Police Department who were selected at district level in J&K Police Telecommunications in 2009 sparked a protest here in Srinagar on Monday.In compliance with the court directions, Jammu...

23-Jan-2017 Srinagar

Transporters strike throws life out of gear

The 72-hour strike called by the transporters and supported by the Kashmir Traders and Manufacturers Federation (KTMF) and Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industries (KCCI) which started on Monday in the state has thrown life out of gear in valley and other...

21-Jan-2017 Srinagar

Restrictions in Srinagar to prevent protests

Authorities imposed restrictions in and around Srinagar city's centre Lal Chowk on Saturday to prevent separatist called protests.All pedestrian and vehicular movement was prevented in and around Lal Chowk to thwart separatist called protests on the 27th anniversary...

21-Jan-2017 Srinagar

City centre shuts down on 27th anniversary of Gaw Kadal massacre

To mark the 27th anniversary of Gaw Kadal massacre, a complete shutdown amid restrictions in Civil Lines area of capital Srinagar on Saturday.On 21st January of 1990, more than 50 people were killed by Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) after they opened...

21-Jan-2017 Srinagar

Anti-traders policies : Traders protest against government

Business community Saturday staged a protest against anti-trade and anti-people policies here in Kashmir capital Srinagar. A large number of traders affiliated with Kashmir Traders Manufacturers Federation (KTMF) assembled at Kokarbazar area of Srinagar city...

20-Jan-2017 Srinagar

On resistance leadership’s call, Kashmir observes shutdown

Kashmir region observed a strike on the call of resistance leadership which was called in continuity of the protest calendar being issued since July 8 when government troops killed Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Muzzafar Wani in an encounter. According to...

19-Jan-2017 Srinagar

Contingent Paid Workers protest, demand regularization

The Contingent Paid Workers (CPW) of Education department on Thursday staged protests here appealing Education Minister Nayeem Akhtar to fulfill their demands including regularization.Shouting slogans the CPWs working as sweepers, watchmen and cooks in different...

18-Jan-2017 Srinagar

Rent enhancement:Business community sages community

Kashmir-based business community including KCCI, KTFM and Tenants Association Wednesday staged a massive protest against Wakf Board and demanded immediate rollback of ‘exorbitant’ increase in rent on its properties including shops and commercial establishments.The...

16-Jan-2017 Jammu

Uproar in J&K assembly over compensation to 2016 unrest victims

The Jammu and Kashmir assembly on Monday witnessed uproarious scenes when opposition National Conference (NC) demanded clarification from the state government over the issue of compensation to the victims of 2016 valley unrest.National Conference legislator...

14-Jan-2017 Srinagar

Protest : Karnah residents demand construction of tunnel

The locals from Karnah and Teetwal areas of frontier Kupwara district Saturday staged protest here in Srinagar asking state government to construct a tunnel at the strategically important Sadhana Pass to remain connected with the Valley round the year.Scores...

13-Jan-2017 Kishtwar

Protest in Kishtwar against attack on Kathua Muslims

Kishtwar Muslim Shoura Committee held a protest on Friday against attacks on Muslims in Kathua by the goons of extremist Hindu organizations, RSS and BJP.The demonstration was led by Imam Jamia Masjid Kishtwar, Farooq Ahmed Kitchloo, after the congregational...

10-Jan-2017 Jammu

Opposition members stage walk out from J&K assembly

Opposition members walked out of the state assembly on Tuesday following an uproar over tension between two communities in Kathua district.As the question hour was nearing its end, independent MLA Engineer Rashid stood up and started shouting over the alleged failure...

04-Jan-2017 Srinagar

KTK stages protest against continuous detention of Kashmiri leaders

Kashmir Tehreek  Khawateen (KTK), a constituent of Geelani led Hurriyat Conference Wednesday staged a protest demanding immediate release of Kashmiri political prisoners languishing in and outside state jails of India.The women activists of separatist groups...

02-Jan-2017 Srinagar

Protest:Govt teacher accuses police officer of ‘hooliganism’

“My little kids prevented me from committing suicide. A police officer humiliated and tortured me to that extent that I had planned to end my life. I am being implicated in false cases because I was instrumental in getting a police officer caught red-handed...

30-Dec-2016 Srinagar

Domicile Certificate Row : Kashmir shuts amid protests and clashes

Valley witnesses shutdown, protests and clashes on Friday against issuance of “domicile certificates” to non-state subject West Pakistani Refugees residing in Jammu areas, even as Valley’s top separatist leaders strongly reacted to the government’s move and...

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