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18-Aug-2018 Srinagar

HCC Labourers stages protest against pending salaries

Hindustan Construction Company (HCC) Labourers working at Kishanganga power project in North Kashmir’s Bandipora Saturday abstained from work and assembled at Mantrigam village where the project is located to protest against pending salaries from last six months.The...

18-Aug-2018 Srinagar

RGFA holds protest in defense of Article 35A

Rahul Gandhi Fans Association Saturday staged a protest against the move to abrogate Article 35A.A large number of Rahul Gandhi Fans Association assembled here in Press Enclave Srinagar and displayed placards and banners seeking dismissal of petition in Supreme...

18-Aug-2018 Srinagar

Help us: Pellet victims to common masses of Kashmir

Pellet Victims Welfare Trust Saturday staged a protest at Srinagar's Press Enclave.The group, a gathering of victims of pellet guns fired by government forces in Kashmir, protested against the absence of a comprehensive plan for their treatment, due to which...

17-Aug-2018 Srinagar

Clashes erupt during search operation in Hajin

Clashes broke out in Hajin area of north Kashmir's Bandipora district on Friday soon after government forces launched a cordon-and-search-operation (CASO) in the area.Reports said that a joint team of army's 13 RR, SOG and CRPF launched a cordon at Mir Mohalla...

17-Aug-2018 Srinagar

APHC (G) protests against fiddling with Article 35-A

A strong protest march against the proposed fiddling with Article 35-A and damaging Muslim majority character of the state in addition to the plight of prisoners in various jails was organized by the All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC-G) at Hyderpora...

17-Aug-2018 Srinagar

Yasin Malik leads protest in support of Article 35A

Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chairman, Muhammad Yasin Malik led a protest here in support of Article 35A on Friday.Immediately after the day's congregational Friday prayers, Malik along with his supporters, led the protest in Maisuma area of Srinagar.Malik...

16-Aug-2018 Baramulla

Baramulla: Residents of Chalkoo village protest against water scarcity

The residents of Chalkoo area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Thursday staged a protest demonstration against the water scarcity.A large number of residents of Chalkoo village hit the roads and blocked the Baramulla-Handwara national highway. They...

16-Aug-2018 Srinagar

Police foil SBM employees march in Srinagar

Several contractual employees working under Central sponsored Scheme, Saakshar Bharat Mission (SBM) on Thursday were detained in Srinagar, as police foiled their protest march towards the official residence of Governor N N Vohra in support of their demands including...

16-Aug-2018 Srinagar

Aripanthan village of Beerwah observes complete shutdown

A complete shutdown was observed in Aripanthan village of Beerwah sub-division of central Kashmir’s Budgam district on Thursday to mourn the deaths of four youth killed in forces firing on same in 2016.In 2016, same day four civilians, identified as Muhammad...

16-Aug-2018 Srinagar

SBM employees’ stages protest to demand regularisation

The contractual employees working under Central sponsored Scheme, Saakshar Bharat Mission (SBM) Thursday held a protest demonstration here in Srinagar demanding their regularisation.Scores of protesters from various districts of Kashmir valley assembled...

15-Aug-2018 Srinagar

August 15 : Strike affects normal life

Amid a complete shutdown called by Joint Resistance Leadership, August 15 functions across Kashmir Valley passed off peacefully, while Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) was used for surveillance in and around Cricket Stadium Sonwar Srinagar, the venue for main...

10-Aug-2018 Srinagar

Article 35A : APHC leads protest in Hyderpora

All Parties Hurriyat Conference organized a peaceful protest march at Hyderpora chowk against the nefarious designs of India to change the demography of the state of Jammu and Kashmir.Terming the abrogation of article 35-A as a deep ploy to legitimize the...

10-Aug-2018 Srinagar

Article 35 A : Yasin Malik leads Protest in Srinagar

Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front Chief Mohammad Yasin Malik, on a call given by Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) on Friday, held a protest demonstration at Amira kadal in Srinagar, against tinkering with Article 35 A.According to a statement, Malik while...

09-Aug-2018 Srinagar

Engineer Rashid detained during Srinagar protest

Independent Jammu and Kashmir MLA Engineer Rashid was detained by police on Thursday during a protest march here.Rashid started his march from Sher-e-Kashmir municipal park on Residency Road. He was detained along with some supporters before he could reach the Press...

09-Aug-2018 Srinagar

We can’t disgrace and forget our sacrifices : Er. Rasheed

Hundreds hailing from all walks of life joined today AIP’s solidarity march with Jammu Muslims and in support of Article 35-A in Srinagar today. Protesters holding play cards against Jungle Raj in Jammu province, conspiracy against Advocate Talib Hussain and...

06-Aug-2018 Kishtwar

Kishtwar lawyers hold protest march in support of Article 35A

Amid shutdown, the lawyers from District Bar Association Kishtwar Monday held protest march against the assault on Article 35-A that bars non-state subject to buy property and settle in Jammu and Kashmir.Large number lawyers who were joined by locals hold...

06-Aug-2018 Srinagar

Kashmir shuts for 2nd day against the assault on Article 35A

The Supreme Court on Monday adjourned hearing petitions challenging the validity of Article 35A which guarantees special privileges to the state of Jammu and Kashmir. The matter will be taken up by a 3-judge bench on 27 August to determine whether the matter...

06-Aug-2018 Srinagar

Protest Against Tinkering Of Article 35A To Continue : JRL

Joint Resistance Leadership comprising Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Mohammad Yasin Malik said that as the hearing of the case regarding the hereditary state subject law of J&K has been simply deferred from today till last week of August by...

06-Aug-2018 Srinagar

35A row : Police foils KEA protest, detains several traders

Police on Monday foiled the protest march of Kashmir Economic Alliance (KEA) and detained its leader Farooq Ahmed Dar along with several traders who tried to march towards to the United Nations Military observer group office Sonwar.Carrying banners and chanting...

04-Aug-2018 Jammu

Murder of youth : Jammu Muslim Front raises questions

Jammu Muslim Front has raised questions over the killing of Poonch youth inside Farooq Abdullah’s residence and has demanded judicial inquiry into the incident.Chairman Jammu Muslim Front Shuja Zaffar while demanding investigation into the incident said that...

04-Aug-2018 Srinagar

Majority of population against dilution of 35-A : APSCC

All Parties Sikh Coordination Committee (APSCC) has taken strong exception to the activities of a fringe group that is trying to erode the autonomy of Jammu & Kashmir by recommending abrogation of Article 35-A that gives special status to the people...

04-Aug-2018 Srinagar

JKDYF holds protest demonstration in favour of Article 35A

Jammu and Kashmir Democratic Youth Federation (JKDYF) held a protest demonstration in Srinagar led by its President Wahid Sultan and General Secretary Abdul Rashid Itoo. Hundreds of JKDYF activists carrying banners and placards, shouted slogans in favour of...

04-Aug-2018 Srinagar

PDP stages protest seeking full safeguard of Article 35A

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) today staged  protest in solidarity with the people of Jammu and Kashmir seeking full safeguards against all conspiracies to undermine the state’s constitutional position and political autonomy.Referring to cases against Article...

04-Aug-2018 Srinagar

Protests gain momentum to safeguard Article 35A

The protests in support of Article 35 A has gained momentum in Kashmir Valley as traders, employees and people associated with political and non-political parties continued to stage protest on Saturday.Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) today staged protest...

03-Aug-2018 Srinagar

AJKSU seeks protection of Art 35A

All J&K students union has called for the protection of art 35A and other state subject laws in Jammu and Kashmir. In a statement the student union said, abrogation of this article will have serious repercussions.The students organisation said that all...

03-Aug-2018 Srinagar

CPI (M) supports peaceful protests in favour of Article 35A

While offering his support for peaceful protests in favour of Article 35A of the Constitution, CPI (M) State Secretary Ghulam Nabi Malik Friday said that that any fiddling with the Article was not acceptable to the people of Jammu and Kashmir.People across...

03-Aug-2018 Srinagar

Thousands participate in funeral of Hizb militants in Kupwara

Amid spontaneous shutdown, restrictions and internet gag, thousands of people participated in funeral prayers of two Hizb ul Mujahedeen militants in north Kashmir’s frontier Kupwara district.While Zahoor Ahmad Mir, a resident of Thayan, Kalaroos was buried...

03-Aug-2018 Srinagar

Pro-India political party supports JRL shutdown call

Supporting the strike call forwarded by Joint Resistance Leadership on August 5 and 6 against the move to abrogate Article 35A, a pro-Indian political party Friday said that if BJP led Indian Government touches Article 35A, they will question the accession of Jammu...

02-Aug-2018 Srinagar

Senior Citizens Hold Protest Against Moves for Abrogation of Article 35

Senior Citizens Civil Society and Traders bodies staged a peaceful protest at Pratap Park Srinagar against moves for abrogation of Article 35.Supreme Court is scheduled to hear on Aug 6 a case about annulment of Article 35A, corner stone of the remaining aspects...

02-Aug-2018 Srinagar

Residents of Lonepora Tarigam up arms against bad condition of road

Residents of Lonepora Tarigam in south Kashmir’s Qazigund town are up arms against bad condition of the road in Qazigund town of South Kashmir locals held a protest demonstration against the district administration and the concerned authorities.Residents of Tarigam...

02-Aug-2018 Srinagar

Article 35A row: Fruit Mandi traders’ stages protest

Fruit Mandi traders on Thursday staged a protest demonstration against attempts to revoke the special status of Jammu and Kashmir.Hundreds of the traders from various associations assembled at the premises of Fruit Mandi in Parimpora shouting slogans and holding...

02-Aug-2018 Srinagar

Barzulla observes complete shutdown to mourn killing of militant

A complete shutdown was observed in Barzulla area of Srinagar on second consecutive day today over the killing of a local militant.Reports said that all the shops, private offices, and other business establishments remained closed in the area while transport...

01-Aug-2018 Srinagar

Students protest dearth of public transport in Kangan

The students of various schools in Kangan on Wednesday staged a protest against dearth of public transport facility in the area.The protesting students gathered on a road at Kangan Ganderbal, blocking it for vehicular traffic. Potesting students said they...

01-Aug-2018 Srinagar

Kashmiri business community stages protest to protect Article 35A

The representatives of Kashmiri business community on Wednesday held a silent protest march here, seeking protection of Article 35A which has been challenged in the Supreme Court.The protest march was taken out from Residency Road to the Press Enclave.Promulgated...

31-Jul-2018 Srinagar

Slain Barzulla militant's body exhumed, handed over to family

The body of a militant from Barzulla was exhumed on Tuesday, after more than a month since he was buried near the Line of Control (LoC) in Tunga Top forest area of Kachama in north Kashmir's Kupwara district. The militant Mudasir Ahmad Bhat was killed in...

30-Jul-2018 Srinagar

Kashmir up in arms against the annulment of Article 35A

At least 27 organizations from economic sphere of Kashmir joined hands together to fight against the attempts of annulment of Article 35 A-that empowers the Jammu and Kashmir state's legislature to define “permanent residents” of the state and provide special...

27-Jul-2018 Srinagar

Surprise checking, frisking intensified in Srinagar, parts of Valley

Three days after the fatal attack on CRPF and ahead of August 15, government forces have started massive surprise checking in most parts of the Srinagar city and other sensitive parts of the Kashmir Valley.Reports reaching GNS said that a joint team of Special...

27-Jul-2018 Srinagar

JKLF Leaders, activists protest against plight of Kashmiri prisoners

“Kashmiris prisoners are facing worst apathy in Indian jails and the jails of Jammu Kashmir. Torturing inmates, putting them in solitary confinements and humiliating their visitors have become a common practice of authorities in jails,” said the chairman of JKLF...

27-Jul-2018 Srinagar

Emergence of troopers create panic in commercial hub Lal Chowk

Panic gripped Srinagar’s commercial hub Lal Chowk on Friday when over a dozen armoured vehicles belonging to army, Special Operations Group (SoG) of J&K Police and anti-fidayeen squad of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) emerged there and took positions...

25-Jul-2018 Srinagar

Police foil MGNREGA employees march to Governors House

Authorities Wednesday foiled the march to Governors House from MGNREGA Employees Association who demand their absorption in the Rural Development Department (RDD).Hundreds of these employees led by their chairman Syed Jaffar assembled here in Pratap Park. As they...

25-Jul-2018 Srinagar

Protesters lock down Charar-e-Sharif hospital

Locals on Wednesday held demonstrations and locked down Sub-District Hospital Charar-e-Sharif for couple of hours alleging that continuous absence of a Gynecologist in the hospital has been adversely affecting the patient care system.The protesters including...

24-Jul-2018 Srinagar

MGNREGA employees continue to protest seeking job regularization

MGNREGA Employees Association yet again hold a massive demonstration demanding their absorption in the Rural Development Department (RDD) on Tuesday.Hundreds of contractual employees assembled here in Press Enclave Srinagar.The protesters demanded the absorption...

24-Jul-2018 Srinagar

PDP stages protest, Asks Govt not to harass journalist fraternity

Peoples Democratic Party senior leader and former Vice Chairman JK Cements Engineer Nazir Ahmed Itoo Tuesday observed a one day token hunger strike against the registration of FIR by police to news agency CNS for circulating a letter of scholar turned Hizb militant...

23-Jul-2018 Srinagar

CNS stages protest in Srinagar and Jammu against registration of FIR

Journalists affiliated with news agency CNS particularly district reporters from across Jammu and Kashmir Monday staged a peaceful protest both in Srinagar and Jammu against registration of an FIR for circulating the letter of scholar turned Hizb militant Manan...

21-Jul-2018 Budgam

Semi Ring Road: Farmers protest in Budgam, Demand fair compensation

With an aim of pressing for their demands of fair compensation for the land to be acquired by National Highway Authority of India (NHAI), affected farmers of district Budgam under the banner of Land Owners Welfare Committee protested near Deputy Commissioner...

21-Jul-2018 Budgam

Beerwah shuts on the first death anniversary of a local youth

Beerwah township of Central Kashmir’s Budgam district observed a complete shutdown on the first death anniversary of a local youth who was killed by army on this day last year.Last year, army soldiers from 53 Rashtriya Rifles used live ammunition to disperse...

20-Jul-2018 Srinagar

Arts Emporium employees stage protest, demand payment of salaries

Kashmir Government Arts Emporium employees Friday staged a protest here complaining that they had not been paid their salaries from past 5 months.The protesting employees threatened to initiate an indefinite strike if their demands were not fulfilled within...

20-Jul-2018 Srinagar

Srinagar family continue to protest demanding body of their son

Police shower pepper spray to disperse protesters at Barzullah here on Friday seeking the body of the local youth who according to them was killed in Kupwara gunfight on June 30 last month.Pertinently, the army on June 30 evening claimed to have killed an unidentified...

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