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15-Jan-2018 Srinagar

Uproar in assembly over army chief’s remarks, NC stages walkout

Uproar witnessed in the lower house of the J&K Legislative Assembly on Tuesday over the recent remarks of Army chief General Bipin Rawat on schools in the state.According to GNS correspondent, the opposition MLA and senior National Conference (NC) leader...

13-Jan-2018 Srinagar

Restrictions imposed in Srinagar

Authorities imposed restrictions in parts of the city here on Saturday to prevent separatist-called protests against civilian killings during gunfights between security forces and militants.Prohibitory orders were imposed in Rainawari, Khanyar, Nowhatta, M.R.Gunj...

12-Jan-2018 Srinagar

Protest against PDP MLA in Jammu over his militant remarks

Shiv Sena, Bajrangdal and activists of ruling BJP stages protest demonstrations against PDP MLA Aijaz Ahmad Mir for his remarks on militants.In separate protests held in Jammu, the activists raised slogans against Mir for calling militants as brothers and...

10-Jan-2018 Srinagar

Residents of Watergam stages protest against PDD, PHE department

The residents from Watergam and its adjoining villages on Wednesday held a protest demonstration besides also blocked Baramulla-Handwara National Highway road to mark their protest against PDD and PHE department.Raising slogans against the PDD and PHE, the...

10-Jan-2018 Kulgam

Kulgam:‘Target fire killed my son, Says slain civilian’s father

Thousands of people participated in the last rites of slain Hizbul Mujhadeen militants in South Kashmir’s Kulgam district. arhan Wani, the teenager militant was killed in a gunfight with government forces on Tuesday at Pehlipora, Larnoo Kokarnag area of Anantnag...

09-Jan-2018 Jammu

Protests over J&K Assembly speaker attending PDP-BJP meeting

Opposition National Conference (NC) and Congress MLAs on Tuesday disrupted the Jammu and Kashmir assembly proceedings over Speaker Kavinder Gupta apparently attending a meeting of the ruling PDP-BJP coalition.The protesting MLAs questioned the impartiality of the...

09-Jan-2018 Srinagar

Removal of Director SKIMS:Protest resent Govt action

Scores of people from different shades of society Tuesday staged a protest resenting government action of removing Dr Abdul Gani Ahangar from the post of Director SKIMS.Dr Abdul Gani Ahangar, a renowned Cardiologist was removed by Mehbooba Mufti led Government...

09-Jan-2018 Hajin

Protest in Hajin against power crisis

Residents of Khos Mohallah of Hajin locality Tuesday blocked the Hajin-Srinagar road to protest against power crisis in the area.The protesters, mostly women held a dharna in front of PDD office Hajin located near Police Station and disrupted traffic movement...

08-Jan-2018 Bandipora

Gujjar Bakarwal community holds protest demanding separate ST quota

Gujjar and Bakerwal community Monday carried out a protest march in North Kashmir’s Bandipora district to press for their demands. Large number of protesters assembled at Sports Stadium Bandipora, and took out a peaceful march, that culminated at Nishat Park.hey...

08-Jan-2018 Pulwama

Clashes in Pulwama disrupt normal life for hours

Clashes erupted in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district after a rumours spread in the town that a couple of militants are trapped in Tahab village of the district.Earlier, Government forces resorted to aerial firing after a vehicle failed to stop at a naka crossing...

06-Jan-2018 Kupwara

North Kashmir avalanche :Rescue teams recover 8 bodies

The death of 8 passengers in snow avalanche sparked protest against Government of India in Karnah on Saturday. Pertinently, a vehicle (JK09-A 3249) with 7 passengers on board and three pedestrians were swept away when an avalanche hit at Sadhna Top Karnah,...

05-Jan-2018 Srinagar

Shortage of doctors in Kralpora hospital triggers protest, shutdown

Residents of north Kashmir’s Kralpora area who are up in arms against the shortage of doctors, observed a spontaneous strike besides stages a protest on Friday against the non availability of doctors.They said that the concern authorities are not paying heed towards...

03-Jan-2018 Srinagar

Sumor Drivers stop plying from Harwan to Srinagar

Sumo Bus drivers of Harwan Wednesday observed a strike and protested against the highhandedness of traffic police and demanded a permanent stand in city centre Lal Chowk.The Sumo drivers assembled at Harwan Srinagar and staged a massive protest against Traffic...

30-Dec-2017 Srinagar

Nursing students protest against University callousness

BSC nursing students Saturday staged a Protest at Press Enclave Srinagar to demand results of their first year examination.Raising slogans, the students urged the Vice Chancellor of Kashmir University to "intervene personally" into the matter.“We are pursuing...

28-Dec-2017 Srinagar

Non-availability of electricity sparks protest in old Srinagar city

Locals here in old Srinagar city here staged a protest against the non-availability of electricity from past three days. Men, women, old and young took to roads and raised anti-PDD slogans. They said that electric transformer at Ranga Masjid and Kralpora Hawal...

28-Dec-2017 Pulwama

Tral shuts for third day in honour of local slain militant

A shutdown was observed in Tral town of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district for the third consecutive day in honour of the local militant who was killed in Samboora gunfight.  Noor Muhammad Tantray alias Noor Trali was killed in a gunfight with Indian...

22-Dec-2017 Srinagar

Restrictions in downtown Srinagar, no Friday prayers in Jamia Masjid

Authorities once again disallowed Friday prayers at historic Jamia Masjid in Nowhatta here and clamped strict restrictions in various parts of downtown to prevent post Friday protests in view of the call given by the join resistance leadership (JRL) on Tuesday against...

22-Dec-2017 Srinagar

Intimidation:Doctors protest in Kashmir against police officer

A faction of Doctors Association Kashmir led by Dr Suhail Nayak Friday staged protest against repeated threats to doctors during duty hours. They demanded that Government should bring a legislation on the pattern of other states of India making assault...

22-Dec-2017 Srinagar

Restrictions in Srinagar to prevent separatist-called protests

Authorities imposed restrictions in parts of Srinagar city to prevent separatist-called protests post the Friday prayers against civilian killings during gunfights between the security forces and the militants.Senior separatist leader, Mirwaiz Umer Farooq, was placed...

20-Dec-2017 Srinagar

Kashmir shuts against civilian killings

Life was disrupted on Wednesday due to shutdown called by Joint Resistance Leadership comprising Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik against the civilian killings in Valley.Three civilians including two women were killed in the...

19-Dec-2017 Srinagar

Restrictions imposed in Srinagar to prevent protests

Authorities imposed restrictions in parts of Srinagar city on Wednesday to prevent protests during a separatist called shutdown in the Kashmir Valley, police said.The Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL), a separatist conglomerate headed by Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz...

19-Dec-2017 Srinagar

Protest held against civilian killings in Srinagar

Pro freedom activists from JKLF, and Geelani and Mirwaiz Umar Farooq led Hurriyat Tuesday staged a protest against civilian killings in Kashmir.    The protesters carrying banners and placards while denouncing the killing of Kupwara Taxi Driver...

18-Dec-2017 Kupwara

Migrant families stage protest

Muslim migrant families from Keran Sector of frontier district Kupwara Monday staged a protest here in Press Enclave Srinagar demanding probe into irregularities done in the distribution of relief and aid by district administration Kupwara. District administration...

18-Dec-2017 Srinagar

Protest march by NC in Srinagar against civilian killing

The National Conference (NC) on Monday staged a protest march here in Jammu and Kashmir against the killing of a civilian in Kupwara district and electricity shortage in the valley.Led by party General Secretary and senior leader, Ali Muhammad Sagar, dozens...

17-Dec-2017 Kupwara

Protests in Kashmir after civilian gets killed

Protests erupted on Sunday in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district against the killing of a civilian driver allegedly by the Army, but the military said the man died in cross-fire between security forces and militants.Defence Ministry spokesman Colonel Rajesh...

15-Dec-2017 Srinagar

Mirwaiz Umer Farooq detained as he defies house arrest restrictions

Senior separatist leader Mirwaiz Umer Farooq was detained here on Friday after he broke house arrest restrictions to join a separatist-called protest rally to Anantnag.As Mirwaiz Umer came out of his Nigeen residence on the city outskirts, police deployed outside...

14-Dec-2017 Srinagar

Restrictions in Srinagar to prevent separatist rally

Restrictions were imposed in many parts of Srinagar and Anantnag on Friday to prevent a separatist-called protest rally, officials said.The Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL), a separatist conglomerate headed by Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umer Farooq and Muhammad Yasin...

13-Dec-2017 Pulwama

Clashes erupt in Pulwama after Forces lay siege to nab militants

At least six persons were injured during violent clashes in New Colony Rohmu area of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Wednesday. Clashes erupted after after government forces launched a cordon and search operation there.Eyewitnesses said that after receiving...

09-Dec-2017 Budgam

Pakharpora shuts against nocturnal raids and subsequent arrests

Government Forces arrested at least seven youth during nocturnal raids in Pakharpora area of Central Kashmir’s Budgam district, sparking spontaneous shutdown on Saturday. Locals informed that Government Forces conducted nocturnal raids in Pakharpora town and arrested...

09-Dec-2017 Srinagar

Human Rights Violation:Victims stage silent protest in Srinagar

Victims who have suffered worst form of rights violations and their relatives today staged a silent protest here in Kashmir capital Srinagar.The protest was organized was International Forum for Justice, however, its chairman Muhammad Ahsan Untoo was detained...

08-Dec-2017 Srinagar

Partial restrictions in Srinagar to prevent anti-US protests

Authorities imposed partial restrictions in Srinagar on Friday to prevent separatist-called anti-US protests, police said.Senior separatist leaders including Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umer Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik have called for post-Friday prayer protests...

07-Dec-2017 Bandipora

Hajin shuts against Army ‘excesses’

The locals here in Haijin town of North Kashmir’s Bandipora district Thursday observed a complete shutdown against alleged army excesses.    All the shops and business establishments remained shut while transport also remained off the roads. Pertinently,...

06-Dec-2017 Kulgam

Parts of Kulgam shut to mourn killing of 3 militants

Several areas of South Kashmir’s Kulgam district Wednesday observed shutdown to mourn the killing of a local militant and his two associates.      Local militant Yawar Bashir Mir of Hablish village of the district was killed along with his two...

05-Dec-2017 Kulgam

Multiple funeral prayers offered for local militant in South Kashmir

Thousands of people participated in the last rites of local slain militant Yawar Bashir at his native village Hiblish in South Kashmir’s Kulgam district.   Reports said that back to back multiple funeral prayers were offered in favour of the slain militants...

02-Dec-2017 Pulwama

Clashes erupt in Trichal after search operation

Clashes erupted in Trichal village of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district after local youth pelted stones on army vehicles returning back from a search operation towards their base camp.Earlier, 55 Rashtriya Rifles of Indian Army, 183 Battalion of Para-military...

02-Dec-2017 Budgam

Pakharpora shuts for 2nd day to mourn the killing of five militants

A complete shutdown was observed in Pakharpora and it's adjoining areas in Central Kashmir's Budgam district for the second consecutive day to mourn the killings of militants.Five militants were killed in a fierce gun fight between Government Forces and...

01-Dec-2017 Srinagar

Deadlock continues as EPF employees strike enters 12th day

Provident Fund subscribers are facing tough time in getting their PF claims settled as the strike called by employees of Provident Fund Organisation enters 12th day on Friday.The employees of JKEPFO are on indefinite strike from Nov 21 last month against what...

29-Nov-2017 Srinagar

Pesky power cuts spark protest in old Srinagar city

Pesky power cuts and damaged transmission lines sparked a protest at Ranga Masjid Hawal locality of old Srinagar city on Wednesday.   Locals hit to roads and demanded the damaged power transmission lines should be replaced as according to them it...

28-Nov-2017 Srinagar

PFO Employees strike enters 8th day

Subscribers are doing rounds of Provident Fund Office to get their Provident Fund released but all in vain as the strike called by Employees of Provident Fund Organization enters 8th day on Tuesday.   Shouting slogans in favour of their demands, the protesting...

28-Nov-2017 Pulwama

Shutdown in Rajpora against Army ‘assault’ on locals

A complete shutdown was observed in Rajpora area of South Kashmir’s Pulwama disrict on Tuesday.    The shutdown was observed against the alleged army assault on locals. All the shops and business establishments are shut while agitated youth pelted...

28-Nov-2017 Srinagar

Retired employees still hold office in JK Cements

Due to mismanagement in Jammu and Kashmir Cements Limited, the superiors are not only giving legal extensions to retired employees but they don’t also bother to put the Corporation on tracks which has been suffering huge losses for last four years while...

27-Nov-2017 Srinagar

Protesters clash with securitymen in Bandipora, woman injured

Protesters clashed with security forces in Bandipora district of Jammu and Kashmir on Monday, in which a woman was injured, police said.The clashes erupted after security forces launched an operation against militants in Hajin area.Police said as security forces...

26-Nov-2017 Srinagar

Restrictions in Srinagar to prevent separatist protests

Authorities in Jammu and Kashmir imposed restrictions in many areas here on Monday to prevent separatist-called protests."Restrictions under section 144 CrPc have been imposed in Nowhatta, Khanyar, Rainawari, M.R.Gunj and Safa Kadal. While partial restrictions have...

24-Nov-2017 Jammu

Panthers Party protests against amnesty to stone-pelters

Activists of the Jammu and Kashmir National Panthers Party (JKNPP) on Friday demonstrated in winter capital Jammu to protest against the announcement of amnesty to stone-pelters.Led by party leader Harsh Dev Singh, the Panthers Party protesters burned the effigy...

24-Nov-2017 Srinagar

Protest against Beacon for depriving labourers of work in winters

Scores of labourers protested against Beacon authorities outside their headquarters located in Rangreth area in the outskirts of Srinagar city on Thursday.Casual Paid Labourers who work for Beacon round the year alleged that authorities have stopped providing...

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