AAC condemns lockdown of Jamia Masjid, restrictions in Old City

AAC condemns lockdown of Jamia Masjid, restrictions in Old City

SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir Awami Action Committee has strongly condemned the repeated imposition of curfew and restrictions in Srinagar and locking down the Kashmir’s grand mosque “to disallow” people to offer Friday congregation prayers. A spokesperson of AAC in a statement said all these tactics have no justification and termed it as “ultimate form of […]

Joint resistance denounces Jamia Masjid lockdown

Joint resistance denounces Jamia Masjid lockdown

SRINAGAR: The joint resistance leadership on Saturday expressed strong resentment and concern over “repeated and arbitrary curfews” in downtown Srinagar and came down heavily against the lockdown of Jamia Masjid Srinagar. In a statement, the joint leadership of Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik said that “locking down the central Jamia […]

Prayers disallowed at Jamia Masjid, restrictions clamped in downtown

Prayers disallowed at Jamia Masjid, restrictions clamped in downtown

Srinagar: Following the killing of two top Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) militants in Srinagar on Thursday, the government on Friday sealed and imposed strict restrictions in parts of Srinagar. Prayers at the Jamia Masjid were also barred, for the second consecutive Friday. LeT commander Abu Ismail and his associate Abu Qasim were killed in a brief encounter […]

Restrictions in Srinagar, schools, colleges shut today

Restrictions in Srinagar, schools, colleges shut today

SRINAGAR: According to the District Magistrate Srinagar, restrictions under Section 144 of CrPC will remain in force under the jurisdiction of Police Stations, Nowhatta, M R Gunj, Rainawari, Khanyar and Safakadal, in district Srinagar on September 15 (Friday) as a precautionary measure to avoid any untoward incident. Meanwhile, teaching activity will remain suspended in all […]

Hurriyat (M) condemns restrictions in downtown areas

SRINAGAR: Hurriyat Conference (M) has strongly condemned the continuous imposition of curfew and restrictions in downtown and some areas of Srinagar for the last three days, saying the entire region has been converted into a military fortress. “Caging lakhs of people in their own homes causing them great distress and hardships is the ultimate form […]

Restrictions in Srinagar today

Restrictions in Srinagar today

Restrictions would be imposed in downtown Srinagar today to prevent protests as the joint resistance leadership has called for shutdown. According to the District Magistrate Srinagar, restrictions

Restrictions in Srinagar, no Friday prayers at Jamia Masjid

Restrictions in Srinagar, no Friday prayers at Jamia Masjid

Srinagar: The government imposed strict restrictions in parts of Srinagar on Friday to prevent people from holding protests against cleansing of Muslim Rohingyas in Myanmar. Early morning, government forces were deployed in downtown to impose restrictions in the areas falling under five police stations. The government did not allow people to offer Friday prayers in […]

Travel restrictions in Doda: Police

Travel restrictions in Doda: Police

Bhaderwah/Jammu: Police on Thursday imposed travel restrictions in the high-altitude tourist areas and meadow-lands in the Bhadarwah Valley of Doda district in Jammu and Kashmir, sending people into a tizzy. They also conducted searches in the Miransahib area on the outskirts of Jammu after some people were seen moving in suspicious manner. “Restrictions have been […]

Kashmiris won’t remain silent on ‘brutal murder’ of gen next: Joint resistance

Kashmiris won’t remain silent on ‘brutal murder’ of gen next: Joint resistance

SRINAGAR: The joint resistance leadership has strongly condemned and denounced the killing of civilians Muhamamd Yasin Bhat of Zainapora, Shopian and Owais Ahmed Dar of Kakapora, Pulwama, by government forces, saying that people of Kashmir and leadership won’t remain silent on the continued and unabated “brutal murder” of Kashmir’s next generation. In a statement, the […]

Concertina Concern: wires that never get worn

Concertina Concern: wires that never get worn

SRINAGAR: Almost 360 kilometers of concertina razor wire has been used by police in Kashmir since 2014, all of which is still serviceable and needs no disposal, an RTI has revealed. Spools of concertina wire in crumbled, unserviceable condition can be seen piled on Kashmir streets almost everywhere. They have become a concern for the […]

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