Joint resistance issues fresh protest programme, appeals people to march towards Beerwah tomorrow

Srinagar: The joint resistance on Thursday issued a fresh protest programme and said they will jointly offer Friday prayers at Aripanthan in Beerwah Budgam and will pay homage to the four youth who were martyred  there. They  appealed  the people to reach the Aripanthan Beerwah before Friday prayers.   The new protest programme, is as under: Date Activities 20th August Saturday (relaxation from 6 pm to […]

Kashmir: Congress MP Aiyar, Indian journo Prem Shankar forced to leave SMHS Hospital

Srinagar:  Congress MP Mani Shankar Aiyyar and Indian journalist Prem Shankar Jha were forced to leave the SMHS Hospital on Thursday. The duo, accompanied by journalists were stopped by people in the hospital from entering the hospital. “Barring Jha and Aiyar, journalists were allowed to enter  the hospital,” witnesses said with people shouting “Go India go back” slogans. […]

Kashmir: Tengpora youth’s body exhumed for autopsy

Srinagar: The body of Tengpora youth who was shot dead by the government forces has been exhumed on Thursday morning for postmortem. The slain youth Shabir Ahmad’s body was exhumed after his family sought registration of FIR against the Dysp Yasir Qadri for “murdering” him. The Lower Court and High Court had demanded registration of FIR against Qadri […]

Amnesty International closes offices in India after Kashmir event

Srinagar: Amnesty International India has temporarily closed its offices in several cities of India after being accused of inciting hatred against the state for holding an event on abuses by the government forces in Kashmir. The rights group  has also postponed awareness events and closed its offices in New Delhi, Bangalore, Pune and Chennai,, media reports said. The […]

Kashmir: Teenager killed in Srinagar

Srinagar: A teenager was killed when government forces opened fire on protesters at Batmaloo area in Srinagar. Reports said that the youth, whose identity could not be ascertained immediately, was shifted to SMHS Hospital where doctors declared him bright dead. Further details are awaiting.

Kashmir: thousands attend unity-cum-Azadi rally in Pahalgam

ANANTNAG : A huge unity congregation by various religious groups is being held in Fohar area of Pahalgam on Saturday. Thousands of people , according to witnesses are part of the rally. Besides listening to representatives of various religious groups people are chanting pro-freedom and anti-India slogans. After the killing of Hizb-ul-Mujahideen commander Burhan Muzafar […]

Kashmir: ISPs’ formally asked to suspend internet services

Srinagar: The Internet Service providers have been officially asked on Saturday to suspend internet services in Kashmir till August 15. A source told Kashmir Reader that the ISPs have received a mail from police to shut the services till India’s independence day. A day ago, they were conveyed verbally to snap the service especially to media outlets […]

Kashmir: Two youth wounded in Bandipora

Hajin: Two youth were injured during clashes in Saderkot area of Bandipora on Saturday. Both the injured were removed to Hajin hospital for treatment. Locals said that the government forces ransackd houses which sparked protest in the area. Protests are going on in the area.  

Kashmir: Doctors in Mehbooba’s hometown protest ‘high handedness’ of police officer

ANANTNAG : Doctors and Paramedics posted at sub-district hospital Bijbehara, chief minister’s home town on Saturday held protest against what they termed high handedness of SHO Bijbehara. The doctors and Paramedics posted at the hospital staged a sit-in within the hospital premises and suspended the work for two hours. They alleged that  the SHO Arshad […]