Srinagsr: Shutdown was observed in Jammu and Kashmir against attempts to tinker with Article 35-A of the constitution which bars outsiders from buying immovable property in the state. Life remained paralysed in Kashmir valley in view of the shutdown call issued by the Joint Resistance Leadership – an amalgam of separatist outfits – to protest […]
Archives for August 2018
Srinagsr: The Supreme Court of India on Friday adjourned the hearing on a string of petitions challenging the constitutional validity of the Article 35A, which protects the state subject laws and special rights and privileges of J&K’s permanent residents.
Srinagar, August 29: Two militants were killed in a gunfight in Islamabad district of South Kashmir. The troops killed the youth during a military operation at Munward area of the district. The troops also blasted a house in the area. The authorities blocked mobile internet services in this south Kashmir district. The train service between […]
Sringar: Authorities on Monday imposed a shutdown on Srinagar and some other parts of the Kashmir Valley following rumours that the Supreme Court has scrapped Article 35A, police said.
Srinagar: At least 13 people were injured on Monday in south Kashmir’s Shopian district after scores of youth clashed with government forces following rumours over Article 35-A. A police official said that scores of youth hit the streets and started protests in the town.
Srinagar, August 19: A woman, who fell unconscious out of harassment after Indian forces raided her house on Tuesday at Nikas Aarbal in Pulwama district, died in a hospital, yesterday. Family members of the 55-year-old woman, Jana Begum, told media that her daughter had also fainted during the raid by the Indian troops.
Srinagar: Clashes broke out in Hajin area of north Kashmir’s Bandipora district on Friday soon after government forces launched a cordon-and-search-operation (CASO) in the area. Reports said that a joint team of army’s 13 RR, SOG and CRPF launched a cordon at Mir Mohalla area of Hajin today morning. Police said that the cordon-and-search operation […]
New Delhi, August 18: Three Kashmiris, two Muslims and one belonging to Hindu community and hailing from Kotranka in Rajouri area of Jammu and Kashmir have submitted an intervention application in the Supreme Court of India seeking dismissal of the petitions challenging the Article 35-A of the Indian Constitution. The Article 35-A protects the state […]
Srinagar, August 18: Police admitted before the Human Rights Commission that a youth who was killed by the Indian troops in Phalilohar Pati Devar area in 1998 was not a militant. Mohammad Iqbal Shah, 22, a resident of Devar Lolab was killed in July 1998 and his body was handed over to police by the […]
Srinagar, August 18: Indian troops arrested three youth and vandalized property in Bhan area of Kulgam district. The troops launched a cordon and search operation in the area and conducted door-to-door searches. People took to the streets and clashed with the troops.