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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...

23-Apr-2019 Srinagar

Complete shutdown observed across Kashmir Valley

Complete shutdown observed in Kashmir Valley called by Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) against the “ill-treatment” meted out to the ailing incarcerated JKLF chairman Muhammad Yasin Malik at New Delhi.Reports said that almost all shops and other business establishments...

22-Apr-2019 Srinagar

Traders protest against suspension of LoC trade

Scores of traders today held a protest march in Srinagar.Scores of traders in cross-LoC trade on the Uri-Muzaffarabad route took part in the march, demanding revocation of the suspension order.“Our demand from the very first day of the trade has been that a...

18-Apr-2019 Srinagar

Shutdown, clashes on polling day in Central Kashmir

Kashmir observed a complete shutdown on Thursday, even as several  protesters and Forces personnel were injured in clashes in Central Kashmir’s Budgam district during the 2nd phase of Parliament elections. The police however said the day passed off peacefully....

16-Apr-2019 Srinagar

Family members of inmates stage protest

Days after the Srinagar Central Jail incident, family members of the inmates staged a protest on Tuesday saying Central Jail Srinagar is unsafe for those lodged there.Scores of inmates assembled at Press Enclave Srinagar and said that inmates in the jail...

05-Apr-2019 Srinagar

Restrictions in Srinagar, Mirwaiz under house arrest

A day after prisoners and jail authorities clashed inside the Srinagar Central Jail, police on Friday imposed restrictions in Srinagar's old city areas, police said.Senior separatist leader Mirwaiz Umer Farooq, who delivers the Friday sermon at the Jama...

04-Apr-2019 Srinagar

PHE employees protest along with family members

The employees of the Department of Public Health Engineering (PHE) Friday held a massive protest demonstration in Kashmir capital Srinagar. The protesting employees were demanding the release of long pending salaries. Hundreds of the protesting employees...

24-Mar-2019 Srinagar

Kashmir shuts over ban on JKLF

Kashmir valley is observing complete shutdown reciprocation to the Ministry of Home Affair's decision to ban JKLF.All shops and business establishment are closed throughout the valley while public transport is hard to see. Reports of shutdown poured in to PTK...

22-Mar-2019 Srinagar

Friday prayers not allowed in historic Jamia Masjid

Friday prayers were not allowed in the historic Jamia Masjid in downtown Srinagar, where restrictions had been imposed since Friday morning as a precautionary measure. Officials said that restrictions were imposed in downtown Srinagar following a call for protest...

20-Mar-2019 Srinagar

Kashmir valley observes shutdown to protest custodial death of youth

Kashmir valley observed a complete shutdown on Wednesday against “custodial killing” of Rizwan Asad.All Shops and other business establishments and schools were shut in the capital city Srinagar while public transport was off the roads.Authorities had increased...

18-Mar-2019 Srinagar

Anganwadi workers, helpers’ stages protest

Anganwadi workers and helpers protest demonstration here in Srinagar demanding the release of state share to Anganwadi employees.Raising the slogans against the state  government for not fulfilling their demands which are pending from a very long time.Protester...

15-Mar-2019 Srinagar

Increasing Honorarium : Anganwari workers and Helpers stage protest

Anganwari workers and Helpers affiliated with Centre of Indian Trade Union Friday held a protest demonstration in Srinagar demanding increase in their honorarium.The protesters assembled in Partap Park and raised slogans against the government for not fulfilling...

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