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.
India News | Edited by Mala Das | Friday April 10, 2015
Protests have erupted in Srinagar over a plan for "composite townships" in Jammu and Kashmir for displaced Kashmiri Hindus, or Pandits. Police resorted to tear gas shelling as dozens of demonstrators, led by separatist Yasin Malik, broke police cordons and entered the Lal Chowk area in the centre of the city.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday March 8, 2015
Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Saturday said that he has no "regrets" that his government had detained Hurriyat hardliner Masarat Alam, who was released following the order of Chief Minister Mufti Mohammed Sayeed earlier in the day.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday March 8, 2015
Jammu and Kashmir unit of the BJP's youth wing today held a protest in Jammu against the release of top Hurriyat hardliner Masarat Alam.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday February 10, 2015
National Conference working president Omar Abdullah has expressed grief over the death of a 19-year-old protester who was allegedly killed in firing by security forces in Jammu & Kashmir's Baramulla district on Monday. The former chief minister has asked for a probe into the incident.
India News | Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday February 9, 2015
One man was killed and another injured in police firing during protests in Baramulla in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday July 19, 2014
A man was today killed in alleged firing by the security forces in Kulgam district of Kashmir during protests against Israeli aggression in Gaza Strip.
India News | Reported by Nazir Massodi, Edited by Tasim Zahid (with inputs from agencies) | Wednesday July 16, 2014
Separatists have called for a one day shutdown on Thursday after an army truck rammed into a cab killing seven people in summer capital Srinagar.
India News | Reported by Zaffar Iqbal; edited by Mala Das | Friday June 6, 2014
In a shocking incident, a group of men allegedly chopped off an ear of a school girl, provoking protests in the Verinag area of south Kashmir today.
Srinagar News | Press Trust of India | Friday May 23, 2014
Shakeel Ahmad Bhat, who shot to fame as the face of youth anger in Kashmir during protests in 2008 and 2010, has been released after four years of detention under Public Safety Act (PSA).
India News | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Thursday September 12, 2013
A day after massive protests over the death of a protester who died allegedly in firing by security forces, curfew continues to be imposed in Kulgam, Pulwama and Shopian districts of south Kashmir.