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22-Mar-2017 Srinagar

CAPD employees stage protest in support of their demands

Hundreds of employees from Consumer and Public Distribution Department Wednesday staged a protest in support of their multiple demands at Direction Office here in Shaheed Gunj Srinagar. The protest rally was organized CAPD Employees Association led by its president...

20-Mar-2017 Bandipora

Police arrests ‘physically challenged stone-pelter

A family from North Kashmir’s Hajin area of Bandipora district Monday alleged that police arrested their physically challenged son on charges of stone-pelting and they are being denied a meeting with him in the police station.Police according to family...

20-Mar-2017 Srinagar

JKMM stage protest against arrest spree

Eight persons, including Fareeda Behanji of Jammu Kashmir Mass Movement (JKMM), were arrested by police during a protest demonstration here. They were demanding release of Kashmiri prisoners and whereabouts of missing persons.The protest was organized by Jammu...

16-Mar-2017 Srinagar

Resistance leadership pitches for election boycott

Resistance leadership on Thursday urged people to boycott upcoming elections, saying it provides India an opportunity to mislead world community. In a joint press release, Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Omer Farooq and Mohammad Yasin Malik today at Hyderpora while calling...

16-Mar-2017 Srinagar

Police foil ‘joint meeting’, Geelani, Malik, Mirwaiz arrested

Police on Thursday arrested Hurriyat (G) chairman, Syed Ali Geelani, Hurriyat (M) chairman, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and JKLF chairman, Yasin Malik at Hyderpora and foiled their meeting and press conference.During the arrest incident, a particular police officer...

16-Mar-2017 Srinagar

Photojournalists protest against police manhandling

Photojournalists here in Kashmir capital Srinagar Thursday staged a protest demanding action against a particular police officer who according to them manhandled a senior photojournalist.The protesting photojournalists who assembled here in Press Enclave Srinagar under...

16-Mar-2017 Pulwama

Kalaroos encounter aftermath: IUST students stage protest

Scores of students at the Islamic University of Science and Technology (IUST) located on Srinagar-Jammu highway at Awantipora Thursday held strong protest against what they called highhandedness of the men in uniform in Kalaroos on Wednesday.Pertinently, a...

15-Mar-2017 Srinagar

Casual Labourers stage protest against Executive Engineer

Many casual labourers were wounded in a scuffle with officials at the Office of the Executive Engineer Right River Circular Road Division Srinagar when the Casual labourers claimed that the salary cheques issued by the Executive Engineer were dishonoured...

15-Mar-2017 Kangan

Students protest against absence of teaching staff

Students of the Government Higher Secondary School Hari Ganiwan Kangan in Central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district Wednesday held a protest demonstration and blocked Srinagar-Leh road for more than two hours. They were protesting against the continued absence of...

13-Mar-2017 Pattan

Water scarcity sparks protest in Pattan

Locals from Baliharan Pattan area in North Kashmir’s Baramulla district Monday blocked Srinagar-Muzaffarabad road against the water scarcity in the area.Hundreds of protesters hit to road and blocked the vehicular movement on the road. They raised slogans against...

13-Mar-2017 Srinagar

Authorities foil Resistance leadership sit-in protest

In a bid to foil Resistance leadership sponsored protest against the ‘plight of pro-freedom prisoners in jails,’ Mehbooba Mufti led state government placed many resistance leaders under house arrest while restrictions were imposed in Maisuma area of Srinagar...

13-Mar-2017 Srinagar

Engineer Hilal War Arrested to Foil Joint Resistance Sit-In

A heavy contingent of J&K Police headed by SHO, Police Station, Maisuma cordoned off the War Lane of Maisuma locality immediately after Fajjar (morning prayers) and arrested the All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC), senior leader and People’s Political...

11-Mar-2017 Srinagar

NHM employees strike continues

National Health Employees Saturday continued pen down strike and protests on day eleven after they were not satisfied with the outcome of meeting held past evening with minister health.Hundreds of protesters assembled under the banner of National Health Mission...

10-Mar-2017 Srinagar

Kashmir shuts against civilian killing

Normal life was affected in Kashmir on Friday due to a shutdown called by the joint resistance leadership against the civilian killings.Shops and commercial establishments remained closed in Srinagar. Public transport remained off the roads while private transport...

09-Mar-2017 Srinagar

Pro-Freedom leaders calls for shutdown on Friday

The joint resistance leadership has called complete shutdown on March 10 against the civilian killing in Pulwama. Asking people to observe complete shutdown on March 10 & protests after Friday prayer Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Mohammad...

09-Mar-2017 Srinagar

Protest against Govt move to rehabilitate stone miners in Zewan

The residents of Zewan on Thursday protested in Srinagar against the Government’s move to rehabilitate the stone miners of Panthachowk at Zewan, wherein miners will be allowed to extract rocks from the ecologically fragile hills of Zewan. A large number...

06-Mar-2017 Srinagar

NHM employees extend strike, Police foil march

Police on Monday foiled a march of National Health Mission (NHM) employees towards the Chief Minister's residence at Gupkar from Lal Chowk here.The protesting employees said that many of their colleagues have been injured in baton charge by police. Reports...

04-Mar-2017 Srinagar

Dejected Tourism Casual Labourers protest along with their kids

Dejected with the response of the state government large number of family school going kids of Casual labourers of Tourism Department staged a protest along with their guardians demanding release of salaries of their family members.The protest was held outside...

04-Mar-2017 Srinagar

Protest against twin ‘murder’ incident

Demanding immediate arrest of accused allegedly responsible for the murder of mother-daughter duo in South Kashmir’s Anantag district, locals from Adlach Magam area of Pahlagam town Saturday staged a massive protest here in Press Enclave Srinagar raising questions...

03-Mar-2017 Srinagar

Labourers accuse NHPC of depriving them from bonus

Scores of labourers of Uri Civil Friday staged protest demonstration against the National Hydro Power Corporation (NHPC) for not releasing bonus to them.The protesting labourers from Uri Baramulla led by Liyaqat Ali Khan, Sareer Khan and Farooq Mir assembled...

02-Mar-2017 Srinagar

Two houses and seven sheds gutted in fire

Three houses and 7 sheds were damaged in a devastating fire incident in Parimpora area of Srinagar city on Wednesday night.Police said that fire started from the house of one Abdul Majid and it spread to other structures too. “Besides two houses, seven sheds...

02-Mar-2017 Budgam

Pakharpora residents protest against power cuts

Locals from Pakharpora area of Central Kashmir’s Budgam district Thursday staged a protest over erratic power supply.Hundreds of locals gathered on roads to complain about frequent power cuts. They said that there are frequent power cuts and voltage fluctuations....

02-Mar-2017 Srinagar

Food and Allied workers protest against Government apathy

Demanding redressal to their issues and the release of 32 workers from District Jail Anantnag, labourers of the Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution (CA&PD) Thursday staged a protest in Srinagar against what they termed as the callous attitude of the government...

02-Mar-2017 Jammu

Shutdown in Kashmir town over twin deaths

A shutdown marred life in a Jammu and Kashmir town on Thursday amid allegations that the driver and a cleaner in a truck found dead in an accident had actually been murdered.Tension gripped the highway town of Bannihal in Ramban district where the deaths...

01-Mar-2017 Kupwara

ASHA workers demand release of salaries

Accredited Social Health Activists (ASHA) workers Wednesday urged authorities to fulfil their long pending demands besides releasing withheld remunerations.ASHA workers led by district president Rafiqa Lolabi staged a protest in Kralgund Handwara and demanded that...

28-Feb-2017 Srinagar

Regularization of Services : KGBV teachers stage protest

Jammu and Kashmir Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalaya (KGBV) teachers Tuesday staged a protest here in Srinagar expressing concern over the dilly dally tactics adopted by Department of Education in their regularization.Scores of female teachers assembled in Press...

25-Feb-2017 Srinagar

Police detain Qazi Yasir, foil separatist move to observe hunger strike

Ummat-e-Islami chairman and Mirwaiz South Kashmir Qazi Yasir on Saturday was detained along with nearly a dozen of his supporters as police foiled their attempt to sit on a token hunger strike here to demand the immediate release of "political prisoners".Eyewitnesses...

25-Feb-2017 Pulwama

Clashes, Shutdown and protest disrupt life in Pulwama

Several protesters and policemen were wounded after clashes broke out in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Saturday.Reports said that amid clashes Pulwama town observed a strike against the arrest of a 26-year-old shopkeeper allegedly involved in stone-pelting...

24-Feb-2017 Srinagar

Clashes in Old City, Sopore; ISIS, Pak flags waved

Stone-pelting clashes between youth and government forces erupted in Old City and Sopore in Baramulla district after Friday prayers.According to GNS correspondent, scores of youth assembled at Nowhatta after Friday prayers and chanted pro-freedom, pro-Islam and anti-India...

23-Feb-2017 Baramulla

Clashes during Cordon and Search Operation leave over a dozen injured

Over a dozen persons including a police constable were wounded when protesters clashed with government forces in Palhalan area of North Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Thursday. The clashes erupted after government forces including 29 Rashtriya Rifles cordoned...

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...

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