JRL calls for shutdown on July 13

JRL calls for shutdown on July 13

SRINAGAR: The joint resistance leadership (JRL) has called for complete strike on July 13 to commemorate the anniversary of the Martyrs of 1931. In a statement, JRL paid tributes to July 13, 1931 martyrs and said the day is to remember all the martyrs and to reiterate the urgent need for a peaceful and just […]

Burhan anniversary: Sealed, deserted roads mark day of shutdown

Burhan anniversary: Sealed, deserted roads mark day of shutdown

SRINAGAR: Government forces sealed all routes leading to Shariefabad Tral, the family residence of slain militant commander Burhan Wani, and to the local graveyard where Burhan lies buried, on the third anniversary of his killing by government forces, on Monday. The government also shut down mobile internet services across south Kashmir and in Srinagar the […]

Hurriyat (G) thanks people for shutdown on Burhan anniversary

Hurriyat (G) thanks people for shutdown on Burhan anniversary

SRINAGAR: Hurriyat Conference (G) has thanked people for observing “complete” shutdown on Monday on the third anniversary of slain Hizb-ul-Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani. “This silent protest should serve as an eye opener for every conscious and sane person, particularly those who are persistently in a denial mode of the ground realities,” a spokesperson of Hurriyat […]

JRL calls for shutdown on Burhan anniversary

JRL calls for shutdown on Burhan anniversary

Srinagar: The Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) has appealed for a complete shutdown on Monday (July 8) on the 3rd death anniversary of Burhan Wani, to mourn the killing of Wani and his associates and 126 people in the 2016 public uprising. The JRL has urged world powers to pay heed to the age-old conflict in […]

Shutdown in Sopore’s Zaingir against militant killing

Shutdown in Sopore’s Zaingir against militant killing

Sopore: A day after two local militants were killed in a gunfight in Dangerpora village of Zaingir Sopore, a complete shutdown was observed across the area on Friday. Shops and business centres were closed while as traffic was also off the roads. Thousands of people, including relatives and friends, visited the homes of two militants, […]

Complete shutdown on second tense day in Kashmir

Complete shutdown on second tense day in Kashmir

SRINAGAR: For the second consecutive day on Saturday, sporadic stone-throwing incidents and street protests took place in many parts of Kashmir Valley to protest the killing of popular militant Zakir Musa. The government, on its part, continued to impose restrictions, mainly by laying barricades of concertina wires and deploying armed forces on roads. Syed Ali […]

Geelani calls for shutdown today

Geelani calls for shutdown today

Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference chairman Syed Ali Geelani has called for shutdown today against the killing of militant commander Zakir Musa and a brother of Hizbul Mujahideen’s in Naira, Pulwama. A spokesman of amalgam told KNS that shutdown has been called across the state against the killing of Zakir Musa and the civilian, Zahoor Ahmad of […]

Curbs imposed in downtown, Eidgah march foiled

Curbs imposed in downtown, Eidgah march foiled

Srinagar: Streets in Kashmir valley wore a deserted look on Tuesday as people observed a complete shutdown in response to the call given by the Syed Ali Geelani-led Hurriyat Conference (G) to mark the death anniversaries of Moulvi Mohammad Farooq and Abdul Gani Lone and the martyrs of the “Hawal massacre”. Syed Geelani had urged […]

Pulwama, Shopian observe shutdown

Pulwama, Shopian observe shutdown

Srinagar: Pulwama and Shopian districts of southern Kashmir observed a complete shutdown on Saturday to mourn the deaths of three Hizbul Mujahideen militants killed in a gunfight with government forces on Friday. Shops and other business establishments remained shut in the two districts while public transport was off the roads. According to reports, a number […]

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