Saturday, January 21, 2017
SRINAGAR: The powerful Hurriyat trio in Kashmir were left red-faced on Tuesday after a senior separatist leader accused them of following "a sinister plot" by not issuing strike call on January 21 to commemorate the Gaw .. Read More
SRINAGAR: The Hurriyat has called for post-Friday prayer protests today in J&K against the attacks on Muslims in Kathua district over an alleged cow slaughter incident earlier this week.
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SRINAGAR: Speculation is rife in Kashmir that Tasaduq Hussain Mufti, the youngest of the siblings of Late Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, who joined the Peoples Democratic Party on his father's first death anniversary yesterday, will conte... Read More
SRINAGAR: The Kashmir uprising dominated the second day proceedings of the state assembly in Jammu and Kashmir with the Speaker allowing a debate on the unrest and violence in 2016 that left a trial of death and destruction in the... Read More
SRINAGAR: Rejecting the offer of talks without Islamabad's involvement by the former external affairs minister, Yashwant Sinha-led delegation, Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front chief, Yasin Malik, said Friday New Delhi must come clea... Read More
SRINAGAR: Massive protests have broken out in parts of south Kashmir after an engineering student, who reportedly joined militancy soon after the killing of Hizb commander Burhan Wani, was shot dead early today.
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SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir government has offered ex-gratia relief to the family of slain Hizbul Mujahideen commander, Burhan Muzaffar Wani, whose brother was killed under mysterious circumstances in April last year.
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SRINAGAR: In a sharp reaction to Dr Farooq Abdullah's vow of allegiance to the Hurriyat, J&K chief minister, Mehbooba Mufti, said it proves the "criminal" role of National Conference in the ongoing civilian uprising ... Read More
A report from Guwahati said that with the areas bordering Arunachal Pradesh and Nagaland becoming vulnerable to militant attacks, particularly in the run up to the Republic Day celebrations, efforts were on to boost security measures in those areas. A high level meeting of the senior officers of the Assam Police, Army, paramilitary forces and intelligence agencies was held in Makum to discuss the situation and to formulate strategies to thwart any attempt by the militants to create trouble. Talking to The Assam Tribune, the Director General of Assam Police, Mukesh Sahay said that the aim of the police and security forces was to create an atmosphere where all sections of people of the State could come out openly to celebrate the Republic Day. The DGP said that there had been reports of movement of militants in the areas bordering Arunachal Pradesh and Nagaland and the Assam Police was in constant touch with the police forces of the neighbouring states.