Monthly Archives: April 2017

Protests, clashes in parts of Kashmir after Friday prayers 

Srinagar, April 21: On the call of joint Resistance leadership, protests were staged in different parts of Kashmir Valley against the use of force on the students. In wake of the call, large contingent of police and Para-military Central Reserve Police Force personnel were deployed in restive areas to maintain the calm and order. Authorities barred MIrwaiz Umar Farooq, Syed Ali ...

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Owe some responsibility

Protest marches with thundering slogans in favor of those injured or humiliated during week long outrage over manhandling of students at Pulwama college has rocked over all atmosphere in Kashmir.  Use of force over protesting students has received a wide spread condemnation from both main opposition political party NC and other political parties of J&K state. In wake of the ...

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Development of Poonch, Rajouri focus of Govt: Abdul Haq Says Late Mufti Sayeed set twin districts on track of development; ‘Govt committed to take forward his agenda’

POONCH, APRIL 20: Minister for Rural Development, Panchayati Raj, Law and Justice Abdul Haq today said that the development of twin districts of Rajouri and Poonch on modern lines is the priority of the present dispensation and its aim is to take the benefits of government schemes to every individual living in the last village of the state. Interacting with ...

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Bridges connect people, lets join hearts, minds too: Mehbooba Says categorical instructions given to complete projects within timeline

JAMMU, APRIL 19: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti inaugurated the 300 metre pre stressed concrete double lane bridge over Nikki Tawi here today. Built at a cost of Rs. 30 crore, the bridge would connect a population of sixty thousand with the main city and the work has been completed in a record time of 13 months. Addressing the people after ...

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Use of force

The manhandling and trashing of students inside a college at Pulwama last week went viral and outrage of college students together with all political leadership was felt in response. Hundreds of students on Tuesday staged a protest by blocking the Srinagar-Jammu highway in Banihal town against alleged thrashing of students by paramilitary troopers in Chareel village. Students from various schools ...

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TeM condemns brutal killing at Batmaloo

Srinagar, April 16, 2017: Tehreek-e-Mazahmat(TeM) chairman on Sunday strongly condemns the brutal killing of Batmaloo youth and said that unbridled powers vested  to them has turned valley into a slaughter house .Bilal Sidiqee while criticizing state police for their apathetic approach, said that they feel helpless while dealing with these heinous incidents .Sidiqee asked state authorities to come clear and ...

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BSF admits firing, resulting in Killing of Youth at Batmaloo

  Srinagar, April 16 : Border Security Force (BSF) on Sunday admitted killing of a 22-year-old youth at Batmaloo area of Srinagar city, saying that he died in “aerial firing”. However, the paramilitary forces said that the fire was opened after its personnel came under “heavy” stone pelting and in order to prevent snatching of rifle by the youth. “An internal ...

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Complete letdown

  Low turnout and every day’s disturbances portray that PDP-BJP government has made little political progress in Kashmir. For two decades, whenever elections have been held in Jammu & Kashmir, the Centre has thrown the voter turnout at detractors of its Kashmir policy as evidence that everything was not well. Going by that logic, Voter turnout in the Srinagar parliamentary ...

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Kids had bats in their hand when they were killed by Army personnel: Er. Rasheed

Baramulla 14 April: Hitting out hard at Indian cricketers Goutam Gambhir and Virinder Sehwag for their threatening and objectionable comments towards Kashmiris Er. Rasheed reminded the cricket stars to introspect and answer if they have ever condemned any incident of state terrorism or atrocities on un armed Kashmiris. While addressing a function organized at Gurdawara Singhpora on eve of Besakhi ...

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Farooq calls for religious tolerance to bolster spirit of brotherhood

JAMMU APRIL 13- National Conference President Dr Farooq Abdullah on Thursday emphasized the crucial need for religious harmony, saying all the religions of the world essentially practice and preach the teachings for betterment of humanity. “Paths may be different but ultimate destination is the same”, Dr Farooq Abdullah said while addressing a huge congregation at Gurdwara Yaadgar Guru Nanak Devji ...

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