Kashmir Reader correspondent beaten up at langate

Srinagar: Police on Wednesday has beaten two journalists at Langate while they were covering protests held against the killing of three persons. One of the beaten journalist is Asim Shah who is a north Kashmir correspondent with Kashmir Reader while the other works with the Varmul post. Asim told kashmir Reader that a group of […]

Handwara killings: Injured woman succumbs, death toll reaches 3

Handwara: A woman Raja Begam wife of Abdul Jamal Mir who was injured in government forces firing on Tuesday succumbed to her injuries at SKIMS, Soura on Wednesday taking the death toll to three. Mohamad Shaban Bhat a close relative of deceased told Kashmir Reader said that she succumbed to her injuries. Two youths were […]

Government to impose restrictions in downtown, Maisuma today

Srinagar: The government will impose restrictions tomorrow in downtown and Maisuma to prevent protests against the killing of youth in Handwara on Tuesday. Deputy commissioner Farooq Lone told Kashmir Reader that section 144, that prohibits assembly people, will be imposed in old city and Maisuma tomorrow. Pro-freedom groups have called for a shutdown over the […]

JKLF calls for shutdown tomorrow

Srinagar: Chairman JKLF Mohammad Yasin Malik on Tuesday called for a complete shutdown against the killing of two youth in Handwara on Wednesday. In a statement, Malik said, “Kashmir will observe a total civil curfew against these brutalities tomorrow and protest against Indian terrorism and keep resisting these oppressive measures.”

Indian Army have made killing as their hobby in Kashmir: Shabir Shah

SRINAGAR: Condemning the killing of two youth by in north Kashmir’s Handwara district, Democratic Freedom Party (DFP chairman Shabir Ahmad Shah on Tuesday said Indian Army have made killing as their “hobby” in Kashmir. In a statement issued here, Shah while condemning the “brutal” killing said the people were protesting against the molestation attempt by […]

Hurriyat calls for shutdown against Handwara youth killings

SRINAGAR: Chairman Hurriyat Conference (G), Syed Ali Geelani, on Tuesday called for complete shutdown on Wednesday (April 13) against the killing of two youth by Indian Army in Handwara area of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district. In a statement issued here, Geelani termed the killing as “state terrorism at its peak”. “I apologise to the Sikh […]

Handwara: People protest against killing of youth

Srinagar: People have placed bodies of the slain youth at main chowk Handwara and are shouting anti-India slogans to protest against their killing. The youth were killed by government forces after they were protesting against the army’s bid of molesting a girl in the town. The slain youth were identified as Mohammad Iqbal and Nayeem […]

Exams held at NIT, many outstation students skip

Srinagar: As peace returned to NIT here, examinations were conducted at the institute on Monday as per the schedule but many outstation students skipped it, deciding to avail of the opportunity of taking the test later. Meanwhile, police thwarted a bid by three men from Delhi to enter the NIT for hoisting the national flag […]

Clashes erupt in Pulwama during search operation

PULWAMA: Clashes erupted, on Monday, between locals and Indian forces in Lelhar village of Pulwama district in south Kashmir during a search operation. We had inputs about the presence of militants in the village as such we conducted a routine search operation, an Indian army official said. But the locals took to streets and pelted […]