Restrictions in Srinagar

Restrictions in Srinagar

Srinagar: The government on Monday announced that restrictions would be imposed in parts of Srinagar on Tuesday. According to the District Magistrate Srinagar, restrictions under Section 144 of CrPC will remain in force under the jurisdictions of Police Stations Nowhatta, M R Gunj, Rainawari, Khanyar and Safakadal in district Srinagar on Tuesday as a “precautionary […]

Restrictions likely in Budgam areas today

Restrictions likely in Budgam areas today

Srinagar: Parts of Srinagar and Budgam observed a shutdown for the second consecutive day on Sunday in protest of the killing of a youth by government forces on July 21. Police is likely to impose restrictions on movement of people on Tuesday to foil a march to Beerwah. Meanwhile, mobile internet service also remained suspended […]

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 […]

Downtown suffers from frequent restrictions

Downtown suffers from frequent restrictions

SRINAGAR: As restrictions were imposed in Srinagar areas on Friday, it was the 16th time that the government imposed restrictions in the downtown Srinagar in a period of six weeks. The areas falling under the jurisdiction of five police stations – Khanyar, Nowhatta, Rainwari, MR Gung and Safa kadal – have seen heavy deployment of […]

Ansari’s tweet on Jamia Masjid draws flak

Ansari’s tweet on Jamia Masjid draws flak

SRINAGAR: Angry reactions are coming in to cabinet minister and Peoples Democratic Party leader Imran Reza Ansari’s tweet that “human life is more important than a masjid”, which he said in reference to the prolonged closure of the Jamia Masjid in Srinagar. “If we can save precious lives by not letting people go out in […]

Restrictions in parts of Srinagar today

Restrictions in parts of Srinagar today

Srinagar: The government on Thursday decided to impose restrictions in parts of Srinagar on Friday to prevent people from staging protests against killings in the Valley. Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Farooq Ahmad Lone told Kashmir Reader that restrictions under section 144 would be imposed in areas falling under eight police stations. Srinagar’s downtown will be under […]

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 […]

Restrictions today in old city

Restrictions today in old city

Srinagar: Restrictions under Section 144 CrPC will be imposed in areas under seven police stations in Srinagar on Friday. Deputy Commissioner (DC) Srinagar Farooq Ahmad Lone said that restrictions will be imposed in areas under police stations Khanyar, Nowhatta, Rainawari, MR Gunj, Safakadal, Maisuma and Kralkhud.  

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