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26-May-2017 Srinagar

Clashes erupt in Sopore, Srinagar after Friday prayers

Clashes broke out between protestors and security forces after Friday prayers in north Kashmir's Sopore town and Old City in Srinagar.Police said a group of protestors raised slogans against the government and indulged in stone-pelting at the deployed security...

26-May-2017 Srinagar

Protests, clashes against awarding army Major

The protests and clashes erupted on Friday at a few places against the commendation to an army officer who tied a Kashmiri civilian to his jeep on Srinagar by-poll day in Budgam district.The protest call after Friday congregational prayers was given by the...

24-May-2017 Srinagar

Police foil CAPD employees march

Police Wednesday detained scores of employees of Consumer and Public Distribution Department when they took out a protest march and staged protest in support of their multiple demands at Press Enclave Srinagar.Fair Price Shop owners (employees) of CAPD Department...

24-May-2017 Srinagar

Stop persecution of students : NC

National Conference on Tuesday took out a massive protest rally against the1 human right violations and unprecedented use of force by government against its own people, especially students, in Kashmir.The protest rally led by Provincial President JKNC Womens...

24-May-2017 Srinagar

Non gazetted employees protest for their demands

The Non Gazetted Officers Association of Forest Department Wednesday protested against the authorities for failing to fulfill their service demands.The association led by its state president Sheikh Bashir Ahmad and provincial president Mir Nazir Ahmad gheraoed...

23-May-2017 Pulwama

Protest in Pulwama against detention of students

Students thrashed a cop and set his bike on fire after they clashed with police in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Tuesday.Reports from the town said that the class work of Mehjoor Memorial Higher Secondary School was supposed to resume after a hiatus of...

23-May-2017 Srinagar

Students protest in Pulwama for release of their colleagues

Protests broke out in Pulwama town Tuesday after students of Government Boys Higher Secondary School took to streets demanding release of their schoolmates detained by the police.Witnesses said that hundreds of students come out of the school and protested at...

22-May-2017 Srinagar

Students clash with Police , Six arrested

Clashes broke out between students and police inside the college premises at Baba-Demb area of Srinagar city on Monday afternoon. A large number of students attacked deployed police force with stones while according to eye-witnesses police lobbed tear smoke...

22-May-2017 Srinagar

Student clashes continue in Srinagar, Palhallan

The students continued to clash with the government forces at several places on Monday during which scores of students were arrested by the police.Witnesses said that as soon as the students entered into the schools, the protests were inside the school premises...

21-May-2017 Srinagar

Restrictions in Srinagar to prevent separatist rally

Authorities on Sunday imposed restrictions in old city areas of Srinagar to prevent a rally called by separatists.Police said restrictions had been imposed in areas falling under the jurisdiction of five police stations of Srinagar including Nowhatta, M.R.Gunj,...

20-May-2017 Srinagar

Restrictions clamped in parts of Srinagar

Authorities imposed restrictions on Saturday in parts of Srinagar's Old City as separatists observed a "martyrs week" in the Kashmir Valley in memory of two senior leaders.Authorities said restrictions on assembly of people were clamped in areas falling under the...

19-May-2017 Srinagar

Kashmir witnesses protests and clashes on Friday

Protests and clashes were reported from different parts of Kashmir Valley on Friday. The joint resistance camp had called for peaceful protests after Friday prayers against the slapping of PSA on Asiya Andrabi, her aide Sofi Fehmeeda and to press for release...

19-May-2017 Srinagar

Clashes erupt at few places

The district administration Srinagar Friday decided to suspend the class work at MP Higher Secondary School and SP Higher Secondary School here on Saturday.Deputy Commissioner (DC) Srinagar, Farooq Ahmad Lone told KNS, “The teaching activity in SP Higher...

19-May-2017 Pulwama

Locals accuse Forces of killing father of 4 daughters

Protests rock Gudoora village of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district after a bullet-riddled body of a man was found in a nallah on Friday.The deceased was identified as Muhammad Yousuf Lone, a resident of Gudoora.Locals while blaming government forces for his killing...

18-May-2017 Anantnag

Clashes erupt in Anantnag after forces 'rough up' shopkeeper

Clashes broke out in South Kashmir’s Anantnag district after a police party allegedly roughed up some shopkeepers. The police action sparked spontaneous shutdown. According to reports some shopkeepers at Dangarpora locality entered into an argument with some...

18-May-2017 Kulgam

Pellet furry leaves 12 College students wounded in Kulgam

Over a dozen students and video journalist were wounded during clashes in South Kashmir’s Kulgam district. Two girl students fainted while a student with serious pellet injuries was referred to Srinagar hospital for treatment.Students of Degree College Kulgam...

17-May-2017 Baramulla

Pitiable condition of Baba Reshi shrine sparks protest in Tangmarg

The shrine of Baba Reshi named after the Sufi saint Baba Payamuddin Reshi in North Kashmir that tops the revenue generation list for the Jammu and Kashmir Muslim Wakf Board with Rs 2.74 crore in the last financial year is in shambles and badly deserves the...

16-May-2017 Srinagar

DeM protest seeking release of Aasiya Andrabi

Activists from Dukhtaran-e-Milita (DeM) Tuesday staged a protest against continuous detention of its Chairperson Syedah Aasiya Andrabi and her associate Fehmeeda Sofi. Scores of DeM activists arrived in Press Enclave Srinagar and staged a protest demanding the...

16-May-2017 Srinagar

Student protests continue, Scores injured, shifted to hospital

The students continued to clash with the government forces at several places on Tuesday during which scores of students got injured.However, the class work at SP Higher Secondary School in Srinagar and Government Degree College Magam and Boys Higher Secondary...

15-May-2017 Srinagar

Clashes in Srinagar, police official injured

Clashes broke out here between protesting students and the police and a policeman was injured on Monday.A station house officer (SHO) sustained a head injury during the clashes, a police official said.Students of the S.P. College resorted to heavy stone pelting...

15-May-2017 Srinagar

Students clash with forces at Srinagar, Magam

The students of SP College Srinagar and Government Higher Secondary School Magam Monday clashed with forces At M A Road Srinagar and Magam town of Budgam district respectively.However, the class work at SP Higher Secondary School continued to remain suspended...

14-May-2017 Srinagar

Shutdown in Shopian continues against ‘disappearance’ of youth

A complete shutdown was observed in South Kashmir’s Shopian district on the fourth consecutive day on Sunday against the ‘disappearance’ a local youth from police custody.All the shops and business establishments remained closed while the vehicular movement...

12-May-2017 Srinagar

JK Nurses observe Int’l Nurses DAY as ‘black day’

The Jammu and Kashmir Nurses Association Kashmir (JKNAK) Friday observed the International Nurses Day as black day in Kashmir, saying that the failure of successive regimes in fulfilling their demands has resulted in the immense hardships to them.The association...

12-May-2017 Srinagar

Clashes erupt after Friday prayers

Clashes erupted between youth and forces at few place in Kashmir after the mandatory Friday congregational ended in the local masjids today.Witnesses said that the after Friday congregational prayers, clashes erupted between youth and forces at few places including...

11-May-2017 Srinagar

No let up in students’ protest, Forces thrash traders in Pulwama

Pulwama traders on Thursday called for a two day’s shutdown after government forces allegedly thrashed some shopkeepers and pedestrians in the town.Students protest and clashes were reported from Central, North and South Kashmir on Thursday. The clashes resulted...

11-May-2017 Srinagar

Student protests at five places in Kashmir

Clashes between protesting students and the forces took place at few places in Kashmir against the alleged thrashing of students in Government Degree College Pulwama on Apr 15.The students protested in Shamaswari Khanyar in Srinagar, Magam in Budgam district,...

10-May-2017 Srinagar

APDP holds silent protest in Srinagar

Association of Parents of Disappeared Persons (APD) Wednesday held a silent protest in Srinagar’s Pratap Park here against what it termed the authorities “deceitful approach” in tracing out their beloved ones who are disappeared since 1989 in Kashmir.The members...

09-May-2017 Srinagar

LPGEF protests against non-implementation of order

All Jammu and Kashmir Low Paid Government Employees Federation (AJKLPGEF) of Public Health Engineering (PHE) department Tuesday staged protest against the government for ‘failing to implement the order issued in the year 1991’.The member of the federation...

09-May-2017 Srinagar

Low Paid PHE employees seek removal of disparity

Seeking removal of regional disparity and discrimination, Jammu Kashmir Low Paid employees of Public Health Engineering Tuesday staged protest here in Srinagar.Scores of employees carrying placards assembled here in Press Enclave alleged that regional disparity...

09-May-2017 Srinagar

Hit and Run case : Protesters demand arrest of guilty driver

Locals from Bhag Jogi Lankar Rainawari Tuesday staged protest outside police post Nehru Park seeking the arrest of driver responsible for the death of a teenager.Shabir Ahmed Paktoo (21) died in a road accident on April 27 when he was run over by a speedy unknown...

09-May-2017 Srinagar

Students clash with police in Srinagar and Pulwama

Police on Tuesday lobbed tear-smoke shells to disperse the stone-throwing students in summer capital Srinagar. Large number of students from SP Higher Secondary School and Women’s College tried to take out a march that was foiled by police. The agitating students...

08-May-2017 Srinagar

Students protest break out in five places in Kashmir

Clashes between protesting students and forces took place at few places in Kashmir over the assault of students in Pulwama Degree College on April 15.Students protested in Newa and Tral in Pulwama, Aripanthan in Budgam, Qalamabad in Langate and Zainakote in...

08-May-2017 Srinagar

Police foil Engineer Rasheeds Secretariat march

Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh had to face hard hitting slogans near Magharmal Bagh on Monday when his cavalcade was cornered by scores of AIP protestors.Defying strict police restrictions scores joined AIP’s march to Gherao Civil Secretariat. Protestors...

08-May-2017 Srinagar

‘Congress blames Govt for worrisome situation in valley

On the opening of Darbar Move in Srinagar today, J&K Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) held a peaceful sit in Dharna against the anti-people and wrong policies of the ruling dispensation of PDP BJP. The Party also peacefully protested against use of...

08-May-2017 Srinagar

Students protest continue in Kashmir

A day after Education Minister Altaf Bukhari assured students that their colleagues will be released provided that don’t hit to roads, students at many places on Monday hit to roads and clashed with government forces, prompting police make many more arrests.Students...

06-May-2017 Srinagar

Scores injured as students stage protests at Handwara, Pulwama

Scores of students including girls were injured as clashes broke out at Handwara in frontier Kupwara district and Newa in Pulwama district between students and government forces on Saturday.According to GNS correspondent, hundreds of students of Government...

06-May-2017 Srinagar

Kashmiri students hoist Pakistani flag, clashes erupt

Around two dozen students were injured on Saturday in Jammu and Kashmir's Handwara town following clashes with security personnel after a Pakistani flag was hoisted on a college building.Students of the Handwara Degree College marched towards the market square...

06-May-2017 Kargil

Kargil protests against lack of basic facilities

Thousands of locals from Kargil staged a massive protest rally to draw the attention of State and Central Governments regarding important public issues. The protest was organized by influential socio-religious institution Imam Khumani Memorial Trust.The protesters...

05-May-2017 Shopian

Slain driver laid to rest amid shutdown

South Kashmri’s Shopian district Friday observed a complete shutdown against government forces tactics to force civilian drivers to ferry them for anti-militancy operations.Thousands of people participated in the funeral prayers of slain driver Nazir Ahmad...

05-May-2017 Srinagar

Protest and clashes in Valley after Friday prayers

Protests and clashes were reported from different parts of Kashmir on Friday. The joint resistance leadership had called for protests after congregational prayers against the use of force on civilians in South Kashmir’s Shopian district during a massive anti-militancy...

04-May-2017 Srinagar

SAF asks Pakistan not to annex Gilgat Baltistan

A lesser known organization ‘South Asian Friends’ Thursday staged a protest against Pakistan’s alleged move to make Gilgat Baltistan one of her province.Reports said that a group of people headed by Chairman SAF Saleem Reshi emerged outside UNMOGIP office...

04-May-2017 Srinagar

Students protests in Sopore, Normal life disrupted

At least 27 students were injured during clashes between students and forces in Sopore town in Baramulla district on Thursday.According to KNS correspondent, the students of Government Degree College Sopore, Government Boys and Girls Higher Secondary schools...

04-May-2017 Srinagar

Students’ clashes with Forces in Sopore and Srinagar

Normal life was disrupted in North Kashmir’s Sopore town after students clashed with government forces on Thursday morning. Student protests have been refusing to die down after clashes and subsequent Forces raid on Degree College Pulwama on 15 April last month...

01-May-2017 Srinagar

Casual labours, need base workers protest against Govt

All Jammu and Kashmir Casual Labour's and Need Base Workers United Forum Monday staged protest against the government for failing to release their wages and non-implementation of regularization policy for them.The forum assembled at Srinagar’s Press Enclave...

29-Apr-2017 Tangmarg

Stone-crushers deplete Ferozepur Nallah, Locals stage protest

People are up in arms against the illegal operation of stone-crushers along Ferozpur Nallah in Tangmarg area of North Kashmir’s Baramulla district. Hundreds of people including women staged a massive protest along the nallah at Shari village and demanded immediate...

28-Apr-2017 Srinagar

Post-Friday clashes in Kashmir against Kupwara civilian killing

Day after a civilian was killed in army firing at Panzgam in Kupwara district, clashes broke out in several parts of Kashmir Valley on Friday after prayers against the killing.Civilian identified as Muhammad Yousuf, 70, was killed after army opened fire...

27-Apr-2017 Srinagar

Fresh clashes and protests erupt in Kashmir

Clashes erupted in Pulwama town in south Kashmir on Thursday after students of Boys Higher Secondary school marched into the streets, demanding release of their peers arrested on Wednesday.Locals alleged that Para-military Central Reserve Police Force personnel...

26-Apr-2017 Srinagar

Students clash with security forces in Kashmir

Even as the authorities closed three higher secondary schools in Srinagar to prevent the protests, the students at five educational institutes in the Valley clashed with the police on Wednesday, which resulted in the injuries to the scores of students.Witnesses...

26-Apr-2017 Srinagar

Student protests refusing to die down

Student protests against a police crackdown on Degree College Pulwama on April 15 are refusing to die down despite the call from the Kashmir University Students’ Union (KUSU) asking students to resume their classes.Student protests and subsequent clashes erupted...

25-Apr-2017 Srinagar

Maisuma shuts against detention of a local youth

A complete shutdown was observed on the third fourth consecutive day on Tuesday in Maisuma area of Srinagar against the continuous detention of a local youth allegedly under Public Safety Act (PSA).The authorities had slapped the fifth PSA against the...

24-Apr-2017 Srinagar

Clashes between police and students disrupt life in city centre

A week after the opening of educational institutions in Valley, student of SP Higher Secondary school on Monday clashed with police in Kashmir capital Srinagar. Eyewitnesses said that a large number of students from SP Higher Secondary School came out...

21-Apr-2017 Srinagar

JKLF protests against ‘oppression on students’

Reacting over the statements made by BJP leaders including Ram Madhev and Parkash Ganga, Chairman of Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF), Muhammad Yasin Malik Friday said “everything devilish is possible from the people whose forefathers took inspiration from...

21-Apr-2017 Srinagar

Protests and clashes in parts of Kashmir after Friday prayers

On the call of joint Resistance leadership, protests were staged in different parts of Kashmir Valley against the use of force on the students. In wake of the call, large contingent of police and Para-military Central Reserve Police Force personnel were...

20-Apr-2017 Srinagar

Colleges in Valley remain closed for 3rd day

The colleges across the Valley continued to remain closed for the third consecutive day on Thursday as the government had ordered the closure of all the colleges till Friday as precautionary measures.The colleges were closed by the authorities following...

20-Apr-2017 Srinagar

Protest : NC workers sets Ganga’s effigy on fire

National Conference workers Thursday set an effigy of PDP-BJP led coalition government minister on fire for his anti-Kashmir remarks.Senior BJP Minister Chandra Prakash Ganga on Wednesday had said the youth throwing stones in Kashmir should be dealt with bullets....

20-Apr-2017 Srinagar

Students continue to protest against Pulwama incident

Even after the closure of the colleges in Kashmir Valley, students protest continue against the forces crackdown on Pulwama College students.Students’ protests were reported from different parts of North Kashmir on Thursday. Reports said the students of Government...

19-Apr-2017 Srinagar

Religious clerics decry use of force on Kashmiris

Jamiat-e-Aimai Ulma (JAU) Jammu Kashmir Wednesday advised joint Resistance leadership to chalk out a vibrant strategy with regarding to ongoing Kashmir Freedom Struggle.The religious preachers from different parts of Kashmir who assembled here in Press Enclave Srinagar...

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