SRINAGAR: Life remained hit for the 13th day in the Kashmir Valley, as the authorities continued to impose curfew on Thursday, following the extension of the protest shutdown by separatists, including Syed Ali Shah Geelani, Mirwaiz Umer Farooq and Yasin Malik, on Wednesday till Monday. “To prevent escalation of violence, it has been decided to […]
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Bandipora: Amid protests, complete shutdown was observed here in North Kashmir Bandipora district on Thursday while schools were closed besides government announcement of their resumption. against There was a curfew like situation in almost all the townships of the district including Hajin, Ajas, Sumbla,Niadkhi,Aloosa,Kaloosa and Arin while the residents mostly women and children staged protests […]
NEW YORK TIMES, By THE EDITORIAL BOARD JULY 21, 2016 Once again, the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir is convulsed in lethal violence pitting stone-throwing youths against armed police officers and security forces. The unrest is a major setback for peace in the long-troubled region claimed by both India and Pakistan, where an insurgency […]
SRINAGAR: There has been no electricity for a while now. There has been no internet. There are no newspapers either. And there is no school either. Two adults are cautiously peering out of their house as another pitched battle between the protesters and the CRPF begins. It’s just another day. In another room, sits a […]
ISLAMABAD: Adviser on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Azia has said the Indian authorities have clamped curfew in most parts of the valley and people have no access to hospitals and other facilities. Briefing reporters on the latest situation in India-held Kashmir on Thursday, the adviser said that shelling on innocent Kashmiri protestors is not acceptable under […]
‘Would we accept it if the government shut down the media in Mumbai, Delhi or Bengaluru? Yes, but only if soldiers regularly opened fire to kill and maim protesters in those cities’ Who is in control in Kashmir? The answer seems to be nobody. As the violence has continued and the list of those killed […]
SRINAGAR: Protests erupted at SMHS hospital here after authorities asked the volunteers to close their activities of providing free food and medicines to the injured, being treated in this hospital. “Police this morning asked us to close down all volunteer activities and not to provide food and medicines to the injured and other needy people,” […]
ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister’s adviser on foreign affairs Sartaj Aziz has said that shelling on innocent Kashmiri protestors is not acceptable under any circumstances as its amounts to violation of fundamental human rights. Briefing the media in Islamabad Thursday on the latest situation in the Indian Held Kashmir, he said the Indian authorities have clamped curfew […]
Srinagar: Hundreds of people Thursday morning took to roads in Gurez area of Bandipora against the “biased” reporting of Zee News which according to locals telecasted propaganda news on Tuesday evening. Angry locals said that Zee reporter bribed few pro-Indian politicians and army workers to record anti-freedom statement which were later telecast on Zee News.
Srinagar: Life remained paralysed for the 13the day in Kashmir as authorities continued to impose curfew on Thursday, following extension in the separatists called protest shutdown. Separatist leaders, including Syed Ali Shah Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Yasin Malik on Wednesday had announced an extension in the protest shutdown till Monday.