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Army stages flag march to Baramulla

Sheikh Imran Bashir Srinagar: The army staged a flag march in north Kashmir’s Baramulla town on Wednesday to defuse tensions that had arisen after violence leading to the deaths of several youths in clashes with security personnel in the Valley over the past week. A senior police officer told Agence India Press that, a contingent … Continue reading

We had nothing to do with Yatra: Mirwaiz March to Pathar Masjid on 1st July: APHC (G) to women

Bureau Srinagar: The Hurriyat Conference (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Wednesday said the protests in Kashmir had nothing to do with the Amarnath Yatra and that the amalgam wanted the pilgrimage to pass off successfully. “Our protests are against the human rights violations and increased killing of youths in Kashmir. We are not aiming … Continue reading

Manmohan on Kashmir crisis, LeT behind violence: Chidambaram

Ashish Mehra New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday called an emergency meeting to review the situation in Kashmir where violent protests continued over civilian deaths in firing by the security forces. The meeting held on 5.30 evening. Briefing the media about the high level meeting convened by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to discuss the … Continue reading

Manmohan calls emergency meeting over fresh Kashmir crises

Manoj Khar New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday called an emergency meeting to review the situation in Kashmir where violent protests continued over civilian deaths in firing by the security forces. A senior official in the Prime Minister’s Office said the meeting will be held at 5.30 p.m. Sources said Home Minister P. Chidambaram, … Continue reading

Amaranth Yatra commences under tight security‎

Amit Khurana Jammu: With the Amarnath Yatra set to start on Thursday amid turmoil in the Kashmir Valley, authorities say foolproof arrangements are in place to protect the tens of thousands of pilgrims. Amidst tense situation due to the curfew imposed in the Valley, the annual Amarnath Yatra today began under tight security cover with … Continue reading

Kashmir in curfew, police seized many newspapers

Mir Umar Srinagar: Entire valley continued to be tense on Wednesday, a day after three teenagers were killed in police firing in south Kashmir’s Anantnag District. Curfew is still in place in most areas, including Sopore, Anantnag and Baramulla Districts including some areas of Srinagar city also. According to Agence India Press city reporter authorities … Continue reading

Delhi to Support JK Govt in putting end to Curfew Violations: HM

Manoj Khar New Delhi: The Union Home Minister, P. Chidambaram has said that the Centre will support the Jammu and Kashmir Government in its efforts to put an end to violations of curfew, stone pelting and rioting. In a statement issued here today, he also said that instructions have been reiterated to the CRPF to … Continue reading

Blast rocks Poonch, no casualty

Bureau Poonch: An Improvised Explosive Device planted by militants went off in a park in the border town of Poonch in Jammu and Kashmir today but there was no casualty, police officials said. The IED kept in Preetam Park exploded at 1750 hours rocking the entire town and the sound of the blast was heard … Continue reading

9 wounded as protests shake Kupwara &Handwara

Bureau Srinagar: The violence in the Valley spread to north Kashmir on Tuesday after three more civilians were killed in police firing in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district. At least five protestors and four police men were injured when paramilitary force and Police resorted to baton charge and teargas shelling to disperse protesters in frontier district … Continue reading

Omar Speaks on Kashmir unrest

Sheikh Imran Bashir Srinagar: Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir Omar Abdullah has spoken for the first time after violence erupted in the Kashmir Valley. He said that anti-national forces and vested interests are together creating trouble. He said that emotional and vulnerable youth are being exploited by the vested interests. Terming the deaths of … Continue reading