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23-Jun-2020 Srinagar

Casual Employee’s Union (CEU) R&B Held Protest

Massive protest demonstration of Casual Employee’s Union (CEU) of R&B Division Kashmir was held at Chief Office R&B Kashmir under the banner of CEU. Casual labourers appealed authorities for regularization and release of their pending wages which are...

15-Jun-2020 Shopian

Shopian : HDF employees stage protest at District Hospital

Hospital Development Fund (HDF) employees staged a peaceful protest outside District Hospital Shopian and pressed for their genuine demands and issues on daily basis.While  talking to News agency said, "we have been working since long and we have been demanding...

12-Jun-2020 Kathua

Congress stages protest against Sarpanch killing and border firing

Congress today held a protest against the BJP Central Government for its “failure” to control cross-border firing and assassination of party Sarpanch Ajay Bharti in South Kashmir.The protest was staged in Kathua district of Jammu region. The protesting Congress...

12-Jun-2020 Srinagar

Regularization : Casual Labourers to intensify protests

Casual Labours United Front Friday said that it will hit to roads in coming days and the process will continue till they daily rated workers are not regularized. The Front called a meeting on Friday in which representatives from different departments were present....

15-May-2020 Pulwama

3 persons injured in Pulwama Clashes

At least three persons including an 18-year-old youth suffered pellet injuries after clashes erupted in Rahmoo area in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Friday afternoon, reports and officials told GNS.They said that scores of people took to streets and...

06-May-2020 Srinagar

Over 2 dozen protesters injured in clashes in Pulwama

At least 25 people were injured, four of due to “bullets” as government forces resorted to live ammunition and pellets firing use to disperse large number of protesters near Beighpora area of Awantipora in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Wednesday.Authorities...

09-Mar-2020 Pulwama

GMC Pulwama students protest against shortage of teachers

The students of Government Medical College (GMC) Pulwama on Monday took to streets against the non-availability of most of the teaching staff in the college since August 5 last year when the State was bifurcated into two union territories and its special...

09-Mar-2020 Pulwama

GMC Pulwama students protest against shortage of teachers

The students of Government Medical College (GMC) Pulwama on Monday took to streets against the non-availability of most of the teaching staff in the college since August 5 last year when the State was bifurcated into two union territories and its special...

25-Feb-2020 Srinagar

7 months on, curbs continue to block Old Habba Kadal Bridge

The trade body in Srinagar’s Habba Kadal area on Tuesday staged a protest against the continuous closure of Old Habba Kadal bridge from last seven months.According to wire service—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), witnesses said that at least 150 shopkeepers...

11-Feb-2020 Srinagar

2G internet services suspended in Kashmir for nine hours

The 2G mobile data services remained suspended for over nine hours on Tuesday in Kashmir in wake of 36th anniversary of Muhammad Maqbool Bhat, who was hanged on this day in New Delhi’s Tihar jail.According to wire service—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), the...

10-Feb-2020 Srinagar

PHE casual labourers, daily wagers protest

The casual laborers and daily wagers of Public Health Engineering (PHE) under the banner of Kashmir PHE Joint Employees Association (KPHEJEA) Monday staged a protest to press for their demands.According to wire service—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), hundreds...

10-Feb-2020 Bandipora

Stone quarry workers protest against ban order

Scores of stone quarry workers of north Kashmir's Bandipora district stated a protest on Monday and termed government’s ban order a serious threat to their livelihood.The protestors rued the government decision, saying that stone carving and quarry was the...

31-Jan-2020 Bandipora

Month on, PDD fails to repair damaged transformer

The residents of Madar village of north Kashmir’s Bandipora district on Friday staged a protest against Power Development Department (PDD) for failing to repair their damaged transformer from last one month.According to the wire service—Kashmir News Observer...

21-Jan-2020 Bandipora

Pharmacists protest against assault of their colleague by BMO Bandipora

Pharmacists association of Bandipora on Tuesday held a protest demonstration against block medical officer Bandipora for assaulting their colleague in his office chamber.According to wire service—Kashmir News Observer (KNO)— the protesting pharmacsists alleged that...

08-Jan-2020 Srinagar

Nationwide strike: CITU organizes protest in Srinagar

In wake of the nationwide strike called by trade unions, the Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU) held a protest in Srinagar against the anti-employee policies of the government.According to the wire service—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), many associations...

18-Dec-2019 Srinagar

Media men protest against thrashing of scribes

The media persons in Srinagar on Wednesday staged a protest against the alleged thrashing of scribes on Tuesday by policemen when they were covering the clashes between students of Islamia College and forces at Hawal area.According to the wire service—Kashmir...

17-Dec-2019 Srinagar

Clashes rock Islamia College as students protest against CAA

Security forces resorted to firing of tear gas shells and pellets after intense clashes broke out between students and forces at Islamia College Hawal in old Srinagar on Monday after students protested against Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA). Three scribes were...

10-Dec-2019 Srinagar

World Human Rights Day : Partial shutdown in Kashmir parts

At a time when the whole world observed world Human Rights Day, the people in Kashmir observed partial shutdown on Tuesday with all the shops and other business establishments remaining closed throughout the day.According to the wire service—Kashmir News...

29-Nov-2019 Srinagar

No Friday prayers held at Jamia for 17th week

Amid presence of forces outside the historic Jamia Masjid, no congregational Friday prayers were held for the 17th straight week at the historic Jamia Masjid situated in Old City’s Nowhatta area of Srinagar.According to the wire service—Kashmir News Observer...

28-Nov-2019 Srinagar

NC MPs protest in parliament over Farooq’s continuous detention

The Members of Parliament (MP) from National Conference (NC) on Thursday staged a protest against the continuous detention of party’s patron and incumbent MP from Srinagar, Dr. Farooq Abdullah.According to the wire service—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), Dr....

08-Nov-2019 Srinagar

No congregational prayers at Jamia for 14th straight week

Authorities on Friday imposed strict curbs in downtown Srinagar to disallow the congregational Friday prayers at the historic Jamia masjid for the 14th consecutive week as heavy  deployment was made outside the grand masjid amid snow accumulation.Meanwhile,...

30-Oct-2019 Srinagar

Killing of non-locals: South Kashmir under tight grip of fear

Fear has gripped south Kashmir again after the killing of five non-local laborers by unidentified gunmen in Katrochu Village of Kulgam district on Tuesday evening.The incident has happened after a non- local trader, four drivers and a laborer were killed...

18-Oct-2019 Srinagar

Jamia siege continues for 11th straight week

For the 11th consecutive Friday, the administration barred people from offering mandatory congregational prayers here at the historical Jamia Masjid, located in Old City area of Nowhatta amidst fresh curbs in the several Srinagar areas to prevent post-Friday...

26-Sep-2019 Srinagar

Annulment of Article 370: Silent sit-in at Batamaloo

As the government claims that life is limping back to normalcy, the protests over the abrogation of Article 370 continued in Batamaloo area of Srinagar.Scores of people  holding banners and placards assembled outside Hazrat Sheikh Dawood alias Batamaloo...

05-Aug-2019 Srinagar

Restrictions imposed across Kashmir Valley

Restrictions have been imposed across the Kashmir Valley from early Monday, it was announced here.“Government has imposed restrictions under section 144 CrPC in District Srinagar with effect from 1200 Hrs on 5th August 2019 which shall remain in force till further...

24-Jul-2019 New Delhi

Kashmiri Pandits want Article 370 to go

Pitching for abrogation of Article 370, Kashmiri Pandits feel the provision granting special status to Jammu and Kashmir is one of the major reasons for their exodus from the Valley, along with terrorism.They emphasise that the Article is discriminatory in nature...

24-Jul-2019 New Delhi

Article 370 remains a hot button

Article 370 remains hot button, contrarian views and emotions swirl around the moment it is mentioned -- some incendiary and others more subdued. At the very kernel of our constitutional framework which allows the state of Jammu and Kashmir special rights and...

24-Jul-2019 New Delhi

Article 35A was by Presidential order, can be struck down

Even as the new BJP government explores all options to bring an end to the brutal cage match taking place in Kashmir, with the setting up of a delimitation commission as one of the prongs available on the table to correct the regional disparity, it is actively...

13-Jul-2019 Srinagar

Restrictions in parts of Srinagar to prevent separatist protests

Authorities imposed restrictions in parts of Srinagar city on Saturday to prevent separatistcalled protests in connection with the Martyrs Day.July 13 is observed as Martyrs Day in Jammu and Kashmir to remember those killed in the firing outside the Srinagar Central...

12-Jul-2019 Srinagar

Restrictions imposed in Srinagar

Authorities imposed restrictions in an area in Srinagar on Friday to prevent separatist protests on the death anniversary of a local militant.Police sources said restrictions have been imposed in Nowhatta area of Old City Srinagar on the second death anniversary...

19-Jun-2019 Anantnag

Clashes erupt during anti-militancy operation in Anantnag

Clashes erupted between stone pelting youths and the security forces on Wednesday during an anti-militancy operation in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district.Police sources said security forces started a cordon and search operation in Arwani village of Bijbehara...

07-Jun-2019 New Delhi

Religious war supersedes insurgency in Kashmir

The Indian deep state alarmed over the widespread toxicity of Islamic indoctrination in the Valley of Kashmir, in the main south Kashmir has changed tack on the prism from which it is viewing rising levels of local militancy.Despite over 100 kills this year,...

29-May-2019 Kulgam

Over 50 injured in clashes at Kulgam gunfight site

More than 50 civilian protesters were injured on Wednesday in clashes with security forces near the site of a gunfight with militants in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district.As soon as the firing exchanges started between the security forces and the holed-up...

28-May-2019 Srinagar

Reservation rules amendment to benefit migrant Kashmiri Pandits

In a major relief to thousands of migrant Kashmiri Pandits, the Jammu and Kashmir government on Tuesday announced an amendment in the rules governing the issuance of reservation certificates to various categories of the state's residents.The amendment to...

25-May-2019 Srinagar

Restrictions to continue in Srinagar and other places

Protests in the wake of the killing of Ansar Ghazwatul Hind outfit's chief commander Zakir Musa, forced authorities in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday to continue preventive restrictions in the Kashmir Valley.All schools and colleges in the valley were ordered...

19-May-2019 Jammu

Curfew continues for fourth day in J&K's Bhaderwah

Curfew continued for the fourth consecutive day on Sunday in Jammu and Kashmir's Bhaderwah town.Authorities have ordered a magisterial probe into the death of a civilian - Nayeem Shah - whose body was recovered by the police from the outskirts of Bhaderwah...

17-May-2019 Jammu

Curfew on in Bhaderwah, police deny cow vigilantes behind murder

Curfew continued for the second day on Friday in tension-ridden Bhaderwah town of Jammu and Kashmir's Doda district, even as police denied cow vigilantes were behind the murder of a local resident.Officials said there would be no relaxation in the curfew yet....

16-May-2019 Doda

Army called out, curfew imposed in Bhaderwah town

Authorities imposed curfew and called out the Army on Thursday following clashes in Jammu and Kashmir's Bhaderwah town in Doda district.Official sources said the clashes broke out between two groups of people following the murder of a Bhaderwah resident, Nayeem...

14-May-2019 Srinagar

Student protests continue in Kashmir Valley against rape

Students at many places in the Kashmir Valley took to the streets and clashed with security forces on Tuesday in protest against the rape of a minor in Jammu and Kashmir's  Bandipora district.Students of Amar Singh College came out of the campus and fought...

07-May-2019 Srinagar

BJP leaders, activists’ stages protest against killing of colleague

Jammu and Kashmir unit of BJP staged a protest against the recent killing of BJP leader Gul Mohammad Mir.Protest march was led by party’s state General Secretary Ashok Koul, scores of BJP leaders and workers assembled at Press Enclave here to protest against...

29-Apr-2019 Srinagar

Families of disappeared persons protest, demand probe in cases

Members of Association of Parents of Disappeared Persons (APDP) Monday held a silent protest at Srinagar’s press enclave here, demanding whereabouts of their beloved who are disappeared from past many years.The relatives of disappeared persons were demanding...

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