Jamia Masjid still locked

Jamia Masjid still locked

Srinagar: For the fifth consecutive Friday, government did not allow congregational prayers at the historic Jamia Masjid at Nowhatta in Srinagar. As authorities had imposed strict restrictions under Section 144 in Nowhatta, local residents told Kashmir Reader that all the raods, lanes and bylanes leading to the mosque were sealed with concertina wires by government […]

Yatra uninterrupted despite attack but Jamia Masjid sealed: Rasheed

Yatra uninterrupted despite attack but Jamia Masjid sealed: Rasheed

Srinagar: Accusing police and civil administration of becoming like over ground workers of Sangh Parivar and other “anti-Kashmir forces”, MLA Langate Sheikh Abdul Rasheed has condemned government for barring Friday prayers in the Jamia Masjid Srinagar for the second consecutive week. In a statement issued here, Rasheed said that while government was doing everything to […]

First time since Dogra days, Jumat-ul-Vada prayers barred at Jamia Masjid

First time since Dogra days, Jumat-ul-Vada prayers barred at Jamia Masjid

Srinagar: Jumat-ul-Vada prayers on the last Friday of Ramadan were disallowed at Srinagar’s Jamia Masjid on Friday by the government, for the first time since the days of the pre-1947 Dogra regime. The pro-freedom leadership had called for protests against civilian killings after the Jumat-ul-Vida prayers. All roads leading towards the historic mosque were sealed […]

Protest after Friday prayers: resistance camp

Protest after Friday prayers: resistance camp

Srinagar: The joint resistance leadership comprising of Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik on Thursday called for a protest after Friday prayers against the killing of a youth in Kakapora area of Pulwama. In statement issued here, the trio condemned the killing of Tawseef Ahmad and maiming of over 40 persons […]

Mehbooba felicitates people on Shab-e-Qadr, Jumat ul Vida

Mehbooba felicitates people on Shab-e-Qadr, Jumat ul Vida

SRINAGAR: Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti has felicitated people of Jammu and Kashmir on the occasions of Shab-e-Qadr and Jumat ul Vida. In her message, the Chief Minister said the blessed night, during which the Holy Quran was revealed, is an occasion for us to introspect our lives, seek Allah’s forgiveness, generosity and guidance. She appealed […]

Observe Jumat-ul-Vada as Youm-e-Quds and Youm-e-Kashmir: joint resistance

Observe Jumat-ul-Vada as Youm-e-Quds and Youm-e-Kashmir: joint resistance

Srinagar: The joint resistance leadership Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik on Wednesday announced that Jumat-ul-Vada would be observed as Youm-e-Quds and Youm-e-Kashmir this year as well. “On this day a voice would be raised in Masjids, Khankhas, Shrines, Imam Badas and Shrines across the Valley against the atrocities being committed […]

First time in 7 years, Friday lockdown during Ramazan at Jamia

First time in 7 years, Friday lockdown during Ramazan at Jamia

SRINAGAR: For the first time since 2010, Friday prayers were not allowed at Jamia Masjid Srinagar in the holy month of Ramazan. The pro-freedom leadership had called for protests after Friday congregational prayers against the killing of a youth in Shopian by government troops on Tuesday. From early morning, government forces began laying barricades on […]

Huge deployment leads to Friday disturbances: Auqaf Jamia Masjid

Huge deployment leads to Friday disturbances: Auqaf Jamia Masjid

Srinagar: Strongly condemning the heavy deployment of forces around the historic Jama Masjid in Srinagar every Friday, Anjuman-e-Auqaf Jama Masjid has said that the presence of hundreds of forces at all nook and corners of the grand masjid instills fear among the worshipers, and causes harassment to them. In a statement issued here the Anjuman-e-Auqaf […]

Kani-jung rages on: Troops pelted with stones; 4 youths arrested

Kani-jung rages on: Troops pelted with stones; 4 youths arrested

Srinagar: Government troops confronted angry crowds and were pelted with stones in several areas of Kashmir on Friday, even as police put under house detention Hurriyat Conference (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq to prevent him from leading protests outside the Jamia Masjid in Srinagar. Reports said that police arrested four youths during clashes in Srinagar’s […]

Mirwaiz barred from offering Friday prayers

Mirwaiz barred from offering Friday prayers

SRINAGAR: Chairman, Hurriyat Conference (M), Mirwaiz Umar Farooq was barred from offering Friday prayers at Jamia Masjid Srinagar. A statement issued by the Hurriyat said that because of the curbs on Mirwaiz, he could not participate in the blood donation camp organized in the vicinity of Jama Masjid in connection with Hafta-e Shahadat programs. Speaking […]

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