Shopian completes its 50th day this year of protest shutdown

Shopian completes its 50th day this year of protest shutdown

SHOPIAN: Shutdown in Shopian this year completed 50 days on Thursday against the killing of 24 civilians and 21 militants since January 24 of this year. All business establishments, shops and educational institutions remained closed in Shopian while thin traffic was plying on the roads. Tuesday’s shutdown was the 14th consecutive day of shutdown against […]

Class work suspended in Srinagar colleges

Class work suspended in Srinagar colleges

Srinagar: The district administration has decided to suspend the class work in all the colleges in Srinagar on Friday, as a precautionary measure. Officials said that the class work in all the colleges in the district will remain suspended in view of the prevailing situation.

Court asks for case report on crushing of youth under police vehicle

Court asks for case report on crushing of youth under police vehicle

Srinagar: The Chief Judicial Magistrate Srinagar on Wednesday issued directions to station head officer (SHO) Noorbagh police station to file a status report on the crushing to death by an armoured vehicle of Srinagar youth Adil Ahmed Yadoo, on May 5, 2018. The family of the victim had moved an application through Advocate Bashir Siddiq […]

Azadi not possible, you can’t fight us: Army Chief

Azadi not possible, you can’t fight us: Army Chief

New Delhi: Indian Army chief General Bipin Rawat has said the youth in Kashmir must not get “carried away unnecessarily” and understand “Azadi” is not possible as the security forces will always fight those who want to secede, the Indian Express reported on Thursday. Gen Rawat told the Indian Express in an interview that he […]

Clashes in Sumbal after students protest killings, two injured

Clashes in Sumbal after students protest killings, two injured

Sumbal: At least two people were injured after police used force in Sumbal to break a protest by college students against recent killing of civilians and militants in Srinagar and Shopian. Local sources said that the students of Government Degree College Sumbal held a protest on the campus first, after which, they took out a […]

Mehbooba to push for Ramazan ceasefire

Mehbooba to push for Ramazan ceasefire

Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Wednesday agreed to only two suggestions put forth by opposition parties in the all-party meeting convened at SKICC to discuss the prevailing situation in Kashmir. One was that she will push for a ceasefire between militants and government forces during the month of Ramazan

Shopian shutdown enters 13th day

Shopian shutdown enters 13th day

Shopian: District Shopian remained shut down on Wednesday for the 13th consecutive day against the civilian and militant killings of the last two weeks in different forces’ actions in South Kashmir, particularly Shopian. The shutdown call was spontaneous, not given by the resistance leadership. Shutdown days in Shopian have reached up to 49 this year, […]

Pak condemns ‘brutal force’ by forces in Kashmir

Pak condemns ‘brutal force’ by forces in Kashmir

Islamabad: Pakistan on Wednesday condemned what it alleged was the use of “brutal and indiscriminate force” by Indian forces in Jammu and Kashmir. “The heartless killing of young Kashmiris daily constitutes yet another dark chapter in the long inhumane history of India’s illegal occupation of Jammu & Kashmir,” the Pakistan Foreign Office (FO) said in […]

IUST faculty, students protest against civilian killings

IUST faculty, students protest against civilian killings

ANANTNAG: Faculty and students of the Islamic University of Science and Technology in Awantipora held peaceful protests on Wednesday against the recurrent civilian killings by government forces during the past couple of months. As the university reopened after a few days on Wednesday following a Valley-wide shutdown, students assembled in the university premises to register […]