India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday November 7, 2015
An 18-year-old student was killed today allegedly after being hit by a tear gas shell fired by security forces to disperse a mob which indulged in stone-pelting in Zainakote area of the city, officials said.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday October 20, 2015
A shutdown is being observed in many areas of south Kashmir's Anantnag district for the second consecutive day today to protest against the death of Udhampur petrol bomb attack victim Zahid Rasool Bhat, even as life returned to normal elsewhere in the Valley.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday October 19, 2015
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Muhammad Sayeed and National Conference leader Omar Abdullah along with other politicians condemned the ink attack on independent legislator, Engineer Rashid in New Delhi on Monday.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday October 19, 2015
Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today hit out at ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leaders, accusing them of "converting" the death of truck conductor, Zahid Ahmad, into a public relations opportunity.
Cheat Sheet | Monday October 19, 2015
Clashes took place today at Anantnag in Jammu and Kashmir where thousands of mourners gathered for the funeral of Zahid Ahmed, a young trucker who was attacked 10 days ago over cow slaughter rumours. Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed has ordered a fast track inquiry into the attack.
India News | Reported by Nazir Masoodi and Sheikh Zaffar Iqbal | Monday October 19, 2015
Separatist groups have called for a shutdown in Kashmir today to protest the death of a truck driver who was attacked with a petrol bomb in Udhampur following beef rumours around 10 days ago. Police have restricted movement in parts of Srinagar after clashes broke out yesterday, hours after the news of Zahid Ahmad's death.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday October 16, 2015
A full bench of Jammu and Kashmir High Court has set aside an earlier order of the court directing strict enforcement of a legal ban on bovine slaughter and beef sale, saying it was for the state government and the legislature to consider the issue.
India News | Written by Nazir Masoodi | Thursday October 15, 2015
In Jammu and Kashmir where the beef ban controversy has triggered protests across the state, business leaders from Jammu and Srinagar said they are now coming together to keep the economy running.
India News | Written by Nazir Masoodi | Saturday October 10, 2015
Three persons were injured in a petrol-bomb attack on a truck during protests against the death of three cows in Udhampur district in Jammu and Kashmir.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday October 6, 2015
Jammu and Kashmir Assembly was rocked by protests for the second day today as opposition members stormed the well of the House demanding adjournment of Question Hour to discuss various issues including regularisation of casual workers.
India News | Monday October 5, 2015
An order enforcing a decades-old ban on the sale of beef in Jammu and Kashmir, which had sparked protests in the state, has been suspended by the Supreme Court for two months.
India News | Reported by Sheikh Zaffar Iqbal, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday September 14, 2015
The bodies of three young men were found in an orchard in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district today, which led to protests and major traffic disruptions. According to police sources, the bodies, found in the Pattan area, had bullet and torture marks.
India News | Reported by Nazir Masoodi, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday September 14, 2015
Amid anger and protests over a beef ban in Jammu and Kashmir, the state's main opposition party has decided to move a bill to bring changes in the law.
India News | Written by Sheikh Zaffar Iqbal | Monday September 14, 2015
It was the most high profile public event in Kashmir in the memory. The first Kashmir half-marathon in Srinagar drew thousands, mostly students from across the Valley and professional athletes from the rest of the country and abroad.
India News | Reported by Sheikh Zaffar Iqbal, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Sunday September 13, 2015
The award ceremony of the first-ever international half-marathon held in Srinagar was marred by protests this morning.
India News | Written by Nazir Masoodi | Saturday September 12, 2015
Curfew-like restrictions have been imposed in downtown Srinagar to prevent protests in the wake of a call for a strike by separatists against the ban on selling beef in Jammu and Kashmir.
India News | Written by Sandeep Phukan | Thursday August 20, 2015
Worried by the repeated display of Islamic State or ISIS flags at different protests in Srinagar, the Narendra Modi government is now turning to sports to keep young men away from radical elements.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 22, 2015
Curfew was clamped in Rajouri town today after some VHP activists burnt terror outfit IS's flag, leading to protests by minority groups who said that the flag bore religious scripture.
India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday July 21, 2015
A visit to Kashmir by India's top security officer today reflects the government's concern about the "growing number of young and educated boys joining militancy in Kashmir" and a series of pro-Pakistan protests, sources have said.
Jammu News | Press Trust of India | Monday July 13, 2015
Several organisations representing displaced Kashmiri Pandits today held protests as they are observing July 13 as 'black day' even though the state observed the day as Martyrs' Day.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday June 12, 2015
Flags of dreaded terror group Islamic State (ISIS) along with those of Pakistan were hoisted today in at least two places in Kashmir during protests over the killing of a separatist activist by unknown gunmen on Tuesday.
Cheat Sheet | Reported by Nazir Masoodi, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Saturday April 18, 2015
A teenager died and two persons were injured in Kashmir's Budgam today after clashes broke out between protesters and police. In the evening, two policemen, one of them an assistant sub-inspector, were arrested. The state government has also ordered a magisterial inquiry into the death. Kashmir, which saw protests for the second consecutive day fol...
Cheat Sheet | Reported by Nazir Masoodi | Saturday April 18, 2015
A teenager died and two persons were injured in Kashmir's Budgam today after clashes broke out between protesters and police. The state government has ordered a magisterial inquiry into the death. Kashmir was shut down today -- a day after the arrest of separatist leader Masarat Alam.
India News | Edited by Toral Varia Deshpande (With inputs from Agencies) | Saturday April 11, 2015
Protests erupted in Srinagar today over a plan for "composite townships" in Jammu and Kashmir for displaced Kashmiri Hindus, or Pandits. Separatist groups have called for state-wide protests against setting up of separate townships for Kashmiri Pandits in the Valley. They have also called for a general strike tomorrow over the issue.