Local journalist beaten up by mob

Local journalist beaten up by mob

Anantnag: Agitated locals manhandled and beat up a local scribe, working as a stringer for a New Delhi based news channel. The journalist had reached the site of the gunfight early Sunday morning to report the encounter when the incident took place. He told Kashmir Reader that someone from the crowd pointed at him and […]

Clashes amid shutdown in Pulwama after killing of Jaish militants

Clashes amid shutdown in Pulwama after killing of Jaish militants

PAMPORE: People in Khanmoh and other areas of Pulwama on Sunday observed a complete shutdown to mourn the killing of two Jaish-e-Mohammad militants. Clashes also erupted in Rajpora area of Pulwama district where youths assembled at Rajpora Chowk and blocked the road for some time before pelting government forces with stones. The forces retaliated by […]

Four journalists shot with pellets

Four journalists shot with pellets

Srinagar: Four photojournalists were injured by pellets fired by government forces near the encounter site in Heff-Shirmal area of Shopian on Monday. They were identified as Waseem Andrabi of Hindustan Times, Nisar ul Haq of Rising Kashmir, Mir Burhan of Asian News Network (ANN), and Junaid Gulzar of Kashmir Essence, who also works as a […]

‘Attack on fourth estate’

‘Attack on fourth estate’

SRINAGAR: All prominent journalist bodies in Kashmir on Tuesday condemned the murderous attack on three photojournalists and a reporter by government forces in Shirmal area of Shopian. Photojournalists Waseem Andrabi, Mir Burhan, Nisar ul Haq and Junaid Gulzar who had gone to south Kashmir’s Shopian to cover an encounter between government forces and militants when […]

This has become a routine: KEG

This has become a routine: KEG

Srinagar: The Kashmir Editors’ Guild (KEG) demanded a quick and time-bound investigation into the pellet firing by government forces on four journalists in Shopian on Tuesday. The editors’ body strongly condemned the use of pellets against journalists who were performing their professional duties in covering the protests near the encounter site in Shopian. In a […]

Protests rock Habba Kadal after youth injured

Protests rock Habba Kadal after youth injured

Srinagar: Intense protests rocked Habba Kadal area of downtown Srinagar after a local youth was hit by a stone thrown allegedly by a CRPF personnel. The youth identified as Muhammad Younis son of Bashir Ahmed was critically injured and shifted to SMHS hospital for treatment. The family of Younis said that a CRPF man lobbed […]

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