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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...

19-Apr-2017 Srinagar

Resistance camp calls for peaceful protests after Friday prayers

Resistance leadership on Wednesday condemned use of ‘brute force’ against students and called peaceful protest after Friday prayers on Apr 21.Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Mohammad Yasin Malik in a joint statement issued to KNS, while criticizing state...

19-Apr-2017 Srinagar

Clashes, protests continues at various places in Kashmir

A day after the closure of universities, colleges and higher secondary schools, clashes erupted between students and forces again at various places in north and central Kashmir.Witnesses said that the students at Palhallan area of Pattan chanting slogans...

19-Apr-2017 Srinagar

Student protests continue for 3rd consecutive day

Student protests continue in Kashmir for the third consecutive day on Wednesday. Reports from North Kashmir said that clashes erupted after police used force to disperse students who staged protests in Palhallan and Delina areas on the busy Srinagar-Baramulla...

19-Apr-2017 Srinagar

By-polling day clashes devours 9th life

Kulgam labourer who was critically injured in Border Security Force firing on the by-polling day in Central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district succumbed to his injuries in Srinagar hospital on Wednesday morning, thus taking the toll to 9. At least 8 civilians were...

18-Apr-2017 Srinagar

National Conference decries use of force against students

Demanding immediate dismissal of the government in Jammu and Kashmir, Youth National Conference (YNC) on Monday while protesting against the use of excessive forces against the students, said CM has to step down if she wants to stop more killings of civilians...

18-Apr-2017 Srinagar

On Govt order, higher educational institutes shut in Kashmir

The higher educational institutions across Kashmir remained closedTuesday following the orders of the government over protests by students yesterday against forces assault on students in Government College in Pulwama.Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer...

18-Apr-2017 Banihal

CRPF flex muscles on students in Banihal

Para-military Central Reserve Police Force Tuesday thrashed and manhandled scores of students in Banihal town after they tried to hit roads against the beating of students in Kashmir Valley.Eyewitnesses told news agency CNS that hundreds of students from Banihal town...

18-Apr-2017 Srinagar

Pulwama, Kulgam shuts against use of force on students

A spontaneous shutdown was observed in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Tuesday. The town had witnessed violent clashes on Saturday between Government Forces and Degree College Students in which over 50 students had suffered injuries. All shops and...

17-Apr-2017 Srinagar

Scores injured as students hit streets across Kashmir

Thousands of students on Monday hit streets across Kashmir Valley and staged massive protests against recent police action in Pulwama Degree College that left 54 of their colleagues injured during which scores of agitating students were hurt. The large-scale violence...

17-Apr-2017 Srinagar

SRTC employees protest against Govt

The State Road Transport Corporation (SRTC) employees on Monday staged a protest against the government for ‘failing to regularize them from past several years.’Scores of SRTC employees assembled at Srinagar’s Press Enclave and chanted slogans like ‘we want...

17-Apr-2017 Srinagar

Pulwama college aftermath, Kashmir rocks with students' protests

A day after 54 students were injured in Pulwama Government College during clashes with forces, college students in the Kashmir Valley held protests to express solidarity with their Pulwama colleagues.Dozens of students were injured in the clashes with...

17-Apr-2017 Srinagar

KTK stages protest against civilian killings

Kashmir Tehreek Khawateen (KTK) members staged a protest against civilian killings here in Srinagar on Monday. The protesters also demanded immediate release of Kashmiri political prisoners languishing in jails within and outside the state.The women activists...

17-Apr-2017 Srinagar

Students protest spiral in Kashmir against Pulwama incident

Students protest spiral in Kashmir Valley on Monday against Degree College Pulwama incident on Saturday while during day long clashes between Government Forces and students, scores were wounded. The injured including some cops as well.Last time the students protest...

17-Apr-2017 Srinagar

Widespread student protests spark tension in Kashmir Valley

Widespread protests by students in the Kashmir Valley on Monday heightened tensions as dozens of students and policemen were injured in clashes.The students clashed with police in Srinagar, Bandipora, Baramulla, Anantnag, Pulwama, Kupwara, Kulgam and Shopian districts.The...

17-Apr-2017 Srinagar

College students clash with security forces in Srinagar

Clashes between group of protesting students and security forces broke out here on Monday resulting in heavy lobbing of tear gas shels by the forces.A group of students from the S.P. College blocked the Maulana Azad road in Srinagar to protest against the army's...

16-Apr-2017 Srinagar

Kashmir shuts against Batamaloo killing

A complete shutdown was observed in Kashmir on Sunday against the killing of a youth in Batamaloo area of Srinagar on late Saturday evening.The shutdown call was given by the joint resistance leadership including the Hurriyat (G) chairman, Syed Ali Geelani,...

15-Apr-2017 Srinagar

One killed, dozens injured in Kashmir violence

A youth was killed in Srinagar city and over two dozen students were injured in south Kashmir Pulwama district in fresh violence in the Valley on Saturday.A youth was killed in Srinagar after security forces allegedly opened fire at protesters late on...

15-Apr-2017 Srinagar

Teen killed as BSF opens fire in Batamaloo

A 22-year-old youth was killed by Border Security Force (BSF)  at Batamaloo area of Srinagar city on Saturday evening.Reliable sources told news agency GNS that the youth namely Sajad Hassan sustained serious head injuries after BSF men from 38 Battalion...

15-Apr-2017 Srinagar

54 students injured in clashes near Govt College in Pulwama

At least 54 students were injured in Government Degree College Pulwama Saturday afternoon during clashes between forces and students clashes when two police vehicles stopped at the gate of the college.Eyewitness students told KNS that two police vehicles...

15-Apr-2017 Anantnag

Mysterious death of woman:Protesters demand arrest of culprits

The mysterious death of a woman at her in-laws house sparked protest in South Kashmir’s Anantnag district, prompting police to arrest her husband.Large number of people assembled outside DC office Anantnag and staged a protest against the mysterious death...

15-Apr-2017 Pulwama

Clashes disrupt life in Pulwama, Many students injured

The intense clashes between protesters and Government Forces left dozens injured in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district. Witnesses said that students marched out of the college and staged protests against a naka laid outside the campus. Students also cornered...

14-Apr-2017 Srinagar

Clashes as police foil Budgam programme of resistance leadership

Police on Friday foiled the ‘Budgam chalo’ programme of resistance leadership by detaining leaders while clashes erupted at many areas of the Kashmir Valley after Friday prayers.In a statement issued here, the joint resistance leadership condemned detention...

14-Apr-2017 Srinagar

Clashes as police foil Budgam programme of resistance leadership

Police on Friday foiled the ‘Budgam chalo’ programme of resistance leadership by detaining leaders while clashes erupted at many areas of the Kashmir Valley after Friday prayers.In a statement issued here, the joint resistance leadership condemned detention...

12-Apr-2017 Srinagar

Water shortage sparks protest in Mehjoor Nagar

Residents of Mehjoor Nagar area of Srinagar city Wednesday staged protest against the Public Health Engineering (PHE) department accusing it of failing to provide water supply.The residents mostly females who assembled on the main road of Jawahar Nagar carrying...

12-Apr-2017 Pulwama

Army presence inside College sparks protest

The entry of an Army vehicle into Degree College Pulwama in South Kashmir, sparked protest and stone-pelting on Wednesday while College authorities said they don’t know the purpose of the Army’s presence inside the College.Eyewitnesses told news agency CNS...

12-Apr-2017 Rajouri

Rajouri students protest against civilian killings

Students of Govt Post Graduate College, Rajouri Wednesday staged a protest against the killings of civilians in Kashmir valley on Apr 9.The students according to the KNS correspondent, Umar Malik were shouting slogans against state government and other slogans...

12-Apr-2017 Doda

Complete shutdown observed in Doda over killings in Kashmir

To lodge their protest against innocent civilian killings in Kashmir Valley and to express their solidarity with them, a complete shutdown was observed in Doda town of Chenab Valley and others parts of the district on Wednesday.As per reports, the shutdown...

11-Apr-2017 Srinagar

Kashmir shuts for 2nd day against civilian killings

Amid clashes and protests, Kashmir Valley witnessed a complete shutdown for the second consecutive day on Tuesday to mourn the killing of 8 civilians. The two days call for shutdown has been forwarded by joint Resistance leadership including Syed Ali Geelani,...

11-Apr-2017 Badharwah

Muslims in Chenab Valley observe shutdown

To lodge their protest against innocent civilian killings in Kashmir, attack on Rohingya Muslim refugees in Jammu and increasing influence of RSS-backed government employees in Chenab Valley, Muslims in Bhadarwah, Kishtwar towns and Khari tehsil of Ramban...

11-Apr-2017 Srinagar

Kashmir shuts for 2nd day against civilian killings

Amid clashes and protests, Kashmir Valley witnessed a complete shutdown for the second consecutive day on Tuesday to mourn the killing of 8 civilians. The two days call for shutdown has been forwarded by joint Resistance leadership including Syed Ali Geelani,...

11-Apr-2017 Srinagar

Separatist shutdown paralyses Kashmir Valley

Life across the Kashmir Valley on Tuesday remained adversely affected due to the separatist called protest shutdown against the killing of eight civilians firing by security forces.Authorities made heavy deployment of police and paramilitary forces to maintain...

10-Apr-2017 Srinagar

Kashmir shuts against civilian killings

The Kashmir valley on Monday observed complete shutdown against the killings of eight civilians in Budgam and Ganderbal districts on Sunday during parliament by-polls.All the shops, business establishments, schools and offices remained closed while the public...

10-Apr-2017 Srinagar

Heavy security in Kashmir as separatists call shutdown

Authorities on Monday made heavy deployment of police and Central Reserve Police Force to maintain law and order as the separatists called protest shutdown affected life across the Kashmir Valley."Etiquette deployments have been made to maintain the law and order...

09-Apr-2017 Srinagar

Eight civilians killed as violence mars Kashmir by-poll

At least eight civilians were killed and scores injured in firing by security forces as mobs tried to attack some polling stations in Srinagar parliamentary constituency that on Sunday recorded a poor seven per cent voting in a by-poll -- the lowest in...

09-Apr-2017 Srinagar

Violence mars Kashmir poll, six civilians killed

At least six civilians were killed and scores injured in firing by security forces as mobs tried to attack some polling stations in Srinagar parliamentary constituency that on Sunday recorded a poor seven per cent voting in a by-poll -- the lowest in the...

09-Apr-2017 Srinagar

Six die as violence mars polling in Kashmir

In one of the worst incidents of poll-violence in the state, at least six persons were killed on Sunday when security forces opened fire to disperse protestors in central Kashmir's Budgam district, where polling in by-election for the Srinagar-Budgam parliamentary...

09-Apr-2017 Srinagar

Protesters injured in Srinagar bypoll violence

Some protesters were injured when security forces on Sunday fired at demonstrating mobs at three places in central Budgam district of the Kashmir Valley.The protesters damaged EVMs and prevented voters from exercising franchise in Srinagar-Budgam parliamentary...

05-Apr-2017 Baramulla

5 shops looted in Pattan

Traders in North Kashmir’s Pattan town Wednesday blocked Srinagar-Muzaffarabad road and staged a massive protest against the rising incidents of burglary in the town. At least five shops were looted by burglars on Tuesday night in the town, sparking protest...

05-Apr-2017 Srinagar

Handwara family protests against SHO Velgam

A family from Kukrusa Handwara village of North Kashmir’s Kupwara district Wednesday staged a protest against a Jammu Kashmir Police officer currently posted as Station House Officer (SHO) Police Station Velgam Kupwara. Afroza Akhtar wife of Ghulam Muhammad...

04-Apr-2017 Srinagar

Resistance leadership calls for shutdown on polling days

Reiterating the call for boycott of upcoming parliamentary election, Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Omer Farooq & Mohammad Yasin Malik in a joint statement, said that participation in elections, amounts to “betrayal of the sacred blood of martyrs and disrespect towards...

01-Apr-2017 Srinagar

Panic grips Srinagar after gunshots are heard

Panic gripped Srinagar city on Saturday after gunshots were heard following reports that two militants had entered a hotel building, police said.Shops were shut in Lal Chowk and Maisuma areas, but it was not immediately clear what the origin of the gunshots...

01-Apr-2017 Srinagar

Hizb owns attack on army convoy in Bemina

Militant outfit Hizbul Mujhadeen has claimed the responsibility of attack on army convoy on Srinagar-Baramulla road in Bemina on Saturday. Operational Spokesperson Hizbul Mujhadeen Burhanuddin told news agency CNS that the attack carried out by the outfit militants...

01-Apr-2017 Srinagar

Three army men injured in militant ambush at JVC

On the eve of visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Udhampur in Jammu Division where he is scheduled to inaugurate Chennani-Nashri Tunnel, militants on Saturday ambushed an army convoy at JVC in Bemina area along Bypass on Srinagar outskirts, resulting...

01-Apr-2017 Srinagar

Clashes in city-centre after rumours of militant attack

Panic created in city centre Lal Chowk here in Srinagar city following rumours that suspected militants had taken position inside a hotel.Eyewitnesses said that a mentally challenged man rushed towards Taj Hotel located near Maisuma and locked himself up in...

01-Apr-2017 Srinagar

Security up across Srinagar after reports of militant movement

With inputs about militant movement in Srinagar and to ensure trouble free upcoming by-polls for Srinagar parliamentary seat, security agencies have been put on high alert, while additional barricades are being setting on all prominent roads in the city.“There...

31-Mar-2017 Srinagar

Civilian Killings : Protests and clashes ‘rock’ Kashmir on Friday

Kashmir Valley witnessed clashes and anti-India protests in different parts after Friday congregation prayers. The joint resistance leadership had called for “peaceful protests” after Friday prayers against the Chadoora civilian killings. Three civilians were...

31-Mar-2017 Srinagar

Dilapidated roads irk Habba Kadal residents

Accusing the Roads and Building (R&B) department for ignoring their plights, the residents of Habba Kadal area here have demanded immediate redressal of their grievances.The residents of various Habba Kadal areas including Gadood Bagh, Aga Hamaam, Chinkral...

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