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10-Dec-2018 Srinagar

Enforced disappearances : APDP stages silent protest

On the eve of International Human Rights Day, the Association of Parents of Disappeared Persons (APDP), Monday held a silent protest against what  it termed state and central governments’ “disingenuous approach” in tracing out their family members,...

10-Dec-2018 Srinagar

Kashmir shuts on Human Rights Day against ‘Rights Violations’

Normal life was affected in the Kashmir Valley on Monday in protest against the ‘human rights violations’. The call for shutdown was forwarded by Joint  Resistance Leadership with an intent to high light the rights violation taking place in Valley and...

08-Dec-2018 Srinagar

Human Rights Week: Transporters stage protest against civilian killings

Transporters from Kashmir Valley Saturday staged a peaceful protest against killing spree in Valley.Scores of transporters on the call of Joint Resistance Leadership assembled here in Pratap Park under the banner of Kashmir Transporters Welfare Federation. The protesters...

06-Dec-2018 Srinagar

JK Cements employees protest to demand release of salaries

JK Cements Employees Association Thursday held a protest demonstration in Srinagar demanding release of salaries pending for the last four months and implementation of 7th pay commission. Scores of protesting employees of JK Cements assembled in Pratap...

30-Nov-2018 Baramulla

Pattan traders demand shifting of BMO, Observe shutdown

The traders of Pattan town of North Kashmir’s Baramulla district Friday observed a complete shutdown to press the demand for attachment of incumbent Block Medical Officer Pattan. All shops and business establishments remained shut while a large number of...

30-Nov-2018 Srinagar

Protest: SAC decision aims to attack financial autonomy of JK Bank

Jammu Kashmir Bank employees continue to hit to roads demanding rollback of the recent SAC decision to turn the bank into a Public Sector Undertaking (PSU).From past couple of days, civil society, traders, industrialists, bank employees and even political...

29-Nov-2018 Srinagar

Protests against reducing JK Bank to PSU continues

Protests continued on Thursday against State Advisory Council’s decision of turning Jammu and Kashmir Bank into a Public Unit. Peoples Democratic Party and J&K Bank employees took to streets demanding revocation of the decision. According to KNO correspondent,...

28-Nov-2018 Srinagar

Students protest over top commander, Naveed Jatt’s killing

Protests erupted in Kashmir University, IUST Awantipora and GDC Bemina over killing of two militants including top Lashkar e Taiba militants in a gunbattle in Budgam on Wednesday. Scores of Kashmir University students a massive protest demonstration in the varsity...

27-Nov-2018 Srinagar

PHE employees protest against Army’s alleged highhandedness

The employees of Public Health Engineering (PHE) department on Tuesday staged a protest in Sumbal area of north Kashmir’s Bandipora district against what they termed as alleged Army’s highhandedness for ‘beating two employees during duty hours in the district’.Sources...

26-Nov-2018 Srinagar

Er Rasheed leads protest against declaring JK Bank as PSU

Awami Itehad Party (AIP) on Monday carried a sit-in protest in Srinagar against declaring JK Bank a Public Sector Undertaking. Dozens of party workers holding play cards in their hands assembled outside JK Bank corporate office in Srinagar and chanted slogans...

26-Nov-2018 Srinagar

Shutdown in Kashmir Valley affects life

Shops, educational institutions closed down on Monday and lack of public transport affected attendance in banks and government offices as people showed support for a separatist-called shutdown in the Kashmir Valley.The Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL), a separatist...

24-Nov-2018 Srinagar

JKSECC warns mass agitation if issues not resolved within fortnight

J&K Civil Secretariat Employees Coordination Committee (J&KSECC) on Saturday threatened “mass agitation” if their genuine demands not met within a fortnight by the government.According to a statement issued to GNS, the employees body said it held an...

23-Nov-2018 Anantnag

Five among 6 slain militants buried, thousands attend funeral

Five among the six militants killed in Anantnag gunfight were buried in their respective ancestral graveyards while at least 15 persons were injured in clashes with government forces in parts of Anantnag and Pulwama districts of south Kashmir, on Friday.Reports...

23-Nov-2018 Srinagar

Hizb pays tribute to six militants killed in South Kashmir

Militant outfit Hizbul Mujhadeen Friday paid rich tributes to six militants including Dr Burhan killed in South Kashmir’s Bijbehara village.While addressing Command Council meeting, the Hizbul Mujhadeen Chief Syed Salahuddin said that freedom loving people of...

19-Nov-2018 Srinagar

Women's wing of NC protests against pesky power cuts

National Conference (NC) women's wing on Monday carried out a protest rally against the unscheduled power cuts across Kashmir valley. The protesters led by MLA Habba Kadal, Shameema Firdous carried out a protest march here from party's headquarters towards Polo...

19-Nov-2018 Srinagar

Sand extractors stage protest in Srinagar

Scores of sand extractors from Nunar Ganderbal area of Central Kashmir Monday staged a protest accusing government of snatching their livelihood by handover the sand extraction contract to few blue-eyed persons.The protesting sand extractors assembled here...

16-Nov-2018 Srinagar

JKLF chief condemns ‘ongoing oppression’

“Innocent killings, oppression and suppression, spree of arrests and other acts of tyranny have turned Kashmir into a worst hell. Common people are  being subject to such oppression which can only be termed as worst dictatorship in the name of democracy,”...

10-Nov-2018 Sopore

Power crises trigger protests in Sopore

Inhabitants of Naharpora Mohalla including women and shopkeepers in the Iqbal market Sopore on Saturday staged protest against PDD for failing to provide electricity in their area from last Five days. According to KNO correspondent, protesters blocked the road at...

10-Nov-2018 Srinagar

Announced scale of relief for damaged orchards quite inadequate: CPI (M)

Terming the announced scale of relief under “state-specific special natural calamity” for damaged orchards due to recent heavy snowfall as quite inadequate, CPI (M) Saturday demanded adequate compensation to the farmers, whose trees got damaged due to the snowfall.CPI...

08-Nov-2018 Srinagar

Clashes in J&K during searches

Security forces fired tear gas after being stoned by bands of youths who took to the streets during a cordon and search operation in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district, police said.The incident happened when the Rashtriya Rifles, the special operations group...

03-Nov-2018 Srinagar

Forces kill mentally unsound man in Shopian, family protests

A “mentally unsound” man was shot dead by the army at a village in south Kashmir's Shopian district near the fence of an army camp on Saturday morning, police said.A police official said that a mentally challenged man tried to walk into the army camp of...

03-Nov-2018 Kishtwar

Curfew continues for 3rd day in J&K's Kishtwar

Curfew continued for the third day in Jammu and Kashmir's Kishtwar district on Saturday which was imposed after the killing of BJP state Secretary Anil Parihar and his brother on Thursday night, police said.The Army carried out a flag march in the curfew bound...

02-Nov-2018 Srinagar

Thousands attend funeral prayers of TuM militant in Sopore

Braving restrictions and heavy rains, thousands of people today attended funeral prayers of a local Tehreek-ul-Mujahideen militant who was killed in a brief gun-battle with government forces in Handwara on Thursday night.Reports reaching news gathering agency...

02-Nov-2018 Srinagar

Hurriyat (G) protests, condemns Geelani’s continuous house detention

Hurriyat Conference (G) leaders and activists held peaceful protests after congregational Friday prayers in Hyderpora here against the killings, atrocities, prolonged detention of political prisoners and continuous house detention of amalgam chairman Syed Ali...

02-Nov-2018 Srinagar

Friday prayers allowed at Jamia Masjid after three weeks

After three weeks of curbs, congregation Friday prayers were allowed at the historic Jamia Masjid in the Old City here, even as protests were held at many places in response to the call given by joint resistance leadership (JRL) against the fresh spate of...

02-Nov-2018 Srinagar

Parts of Kashmir shut against killing of militants

Life in some parts of Kashmir Valley was disrupted due to restrictions and shutdown on Friday.A complete shutdown was observed by people in Tral and Pampore towns of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district, Arizal Khansahab area of Central Kashmir’s Budgam district...

02-Nov-2018 Kishtwar

Kishtwar reels under curfew after the killing of Parihar brothers

BJP leader and his brother who were shot dead by unknown gunmen on Thursday night were cremated amid tensions in Kishtwar district of Jammu region on Friday. Amid curfew, a large number of people participated in cremation process.The Indian Army staged a...

29-Oct-2018 Srinagar

Congress protests against JK Bank, Reliance Health Insurance Scams

Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) on Monday described the recruitment scheme in J&K Bank and Reliance Health Insurance  Scheme as ‘big scams’ and sough action against the people behind.JKPCC in the backdrop of these scams staged...

27-Oct-2018 Srinagar

Kashmir shuts against landing of Indian soldiers on this day in Valley

Kashmir observed a complete shutdown on Saturday against the landing of Indian Army in Jammu and Kashmir on this day in 1947.The call for shutdown was given by Joint Resistance Leadership comprising Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yaisn Malik...

27-Oct-2018 Srinagar

Shutdown affects life in Kashmir Valley

Life across the Kashmir Valley was affected on Saturday due to a protest shutdown called by separatists.The Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL), a separatist conglomerate headed by Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umer Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik, had called for...

26-Oct-2018 Srinagar

Friday prayers disallowed at Srinagar Jamia Masjid for third week

For the third consecutive week, authorities did not allow Friday prayers at the historic Jamia Masjid in old Srinagar.Authorities imposed restrictions in Nowhatta area disallowing prayers.Mirwaiz Umer Farooq, senior separatist leader who delivers the Friday...

25-Oct-2018 Srinagar

October witnesses 38 killings in Jammu Kashmir

Like other months, October also turned out to be bloodiest month in Kashmir Valley. At least 38 lives including two top scholars turned militants were lost this month. Among the 36 dead, were 20 militants, 12 civilians and 6 men in uniform. October 21 like...

25-Oct-2018 Srinagar

Shutdown cripples life across Kashmir

Life across the Valley remained paralyzed on Thursday due to a shutdown called by joint resistance leadership (JRL) against the killing of two Hizbul Mujahideen militants in an encounter with government forces on Wednesday.Reports reaching news gathering...

25-Oct-2018 Srinagar

Shutdown affects life in Kashmir Valley

Life in Srinagar and other places of the valley was affected on Thursday by a separatist-called shutdown protesting miliatnt killing.The Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) headed by Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umer Farooq and Yasin Malik called for the valley-wide...

24-Oct-2018 Srinagar/Jammu/Leh

PhD scholar among 2 Hizb-ul-Mujahideen militants killed

A youth was injured critically on  Wednesday evening in government forces action during clashes following the killings of two Hizb-ul-Mujahideen militants in Nowgam area of Srinagar. Also, thousands of people attended the funeral of the militants—...

23-Oct-2018 Srinagar

Restrictions to prevent Lal Chowk march in Srinagar

Authorities here in Jammu and Kashmir imposed restrictions in and around the city centre Lal Chowk on Tuesday to prevent a separatist march and sit-in.The police advisory issued said no traffic would be allowed to and through Lal Chowk.The separatists are protesting...

23-Oct-2018 Srinagar

NC protests against human right violations, Kulgam killings

National Conference on Tuesday held a peaceful protest rally against the unbridled human right violations in Kashmir and demanded that those responsible for civilian killings in Kulgam be identified and arrested.Scores of senior NC functionaries, legislators,...

23-Oct-2018 Srinagar

Life disrupted in parts of Kashmir against Kulgam killings

Life was disrupted in parts of Kashmir Valley in wake of sit-in protest called by Joint Resistance leadership against the “carnage” in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district, where seven civilians were killed after government forces killed three militants in a gunfight.All...

22-Oct-2018 Srinagar

Killings sparked multiple protests in Kashmir Valley

The unabated killings in Kashmir sparked multiple protests across Valley on Monday. Students at Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology (SKUAST) of North campus at Wadoora Sopore registered their protest.Scores of students including...

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