Kashmir

Central Jail Srinagar inmates suspend strike

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Srinagar: Inmates of Central Jail Srinagar on Wednesday suspended their strike following assurances by the district administration. Sources said that Tehsildar Khanyar Abdul Rahman Dar who was deputed by the district administration met the inmates at the Central Jail following which they suspended the strike. The inmates went on strike after the April 5 violence inside the highly guarded facility. ...

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Cop posted with NC worker beaten in Soura

Srinagar: A Jammu and Kashmir Police personnel was allegedly assaulted by a group of people at Anchar area of Soura in Srinagar. An official said that Sgct Mohammad Rafiq Shah belt no.366 IRP 13bn deployed with National Conference worker Ghulam Rasool Sofi has been beaten by people while he visited Anchar Soura along with protectee. He said that the injured cop ...

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‘Imagine the anger if I’d fielded a terror accused’: Mehbooba Mufti slams BJP over Sadhvi Pragya joining party

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Srinagar: On a day when Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur, who is an accused in the 2008 Malegaon blast case, announced that she is joining the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and will be contesting the Lok Sabha Elections, Peoples Democratic Party chief Mehbooba Mufti has hit back at the ruling party at the Centre. In reference to Sadhvi Pragya’s move, Mufti, former ...

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LS Polls: Traffic police Srinagar issues advisory

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Srinagar: Traffic Police Srinagar city on Wednesday issued a traffic advisory in view of Lok Sabha polls for the Srinagar parliamentary constituency on Thursday, April 17, 2019. “In view of the Lok Sabha Elections-2019 & District Magistrate Srinagar order issued under endstt. No. DMS/Jud/144CrPC/2019/331-334/2019 dated 16.04.2019 to provide hassle-free movement of the polling staff to SKICC Srinagar, Traffic Police City Srinagar ...

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No one can take away Kashmir from India, says Amit Shah

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New Delhi: Kashmir is an integral part of India and it would continue to remain so as long as the BJP exists, party president Amit Shah said in Tasgaon on Wednesday. Mr. Shah’s remarks came at a poll rally, in response to National Conference leader Omar Abdullah’s recent suggestion of having a separate Prime Minister for Kashmir. “No one can take ...

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Cops register FIR against Army for beating up SDM, other Govt officials

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Srinagar: A day after army manhandled Sub-District Magistrate (SDM), Dooru and other government officials in Qazigund area of south Kashmir, Police today filed an FIR against army for allegedly thrashing the SDM, reported the GNS. Quoting a senior police officer, the report said that the case under FIR number 61 /2019 under section 323, 341 RPC has been registered in police ...

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Airtel TV app rolls out Special ‘Election 2019’ Section

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Jammu, April 17: To bring all the election action and updates from across India to its users, Airtel TV app has created a special ‘Election 2019’ section The special section will have curated content from across sources – LIVE News TV channels, short news bulletins, collection of top interviews and expert analysis, all on a single screen. What’s more there is ...

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No ban on civil traffic on Srinagar-Jammu highway today

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Srinagar: There will be no ban on civilian traffic movement on the national highway, the only road linking the Kashmir valley with the rest of the country, on Wednesday and vehicles will ply from Jammu to Srinagar, a traffic police official said. Interestingly, no security force convoy would be allowed to ply on the highway, he said without giving any reason. ...

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Jammu and Kashmir official allegedly roughed up by Army, staff protest

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SRINAGAR: A Sub-Divisional Magistrate (SDM) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag was allegedly manhandled by the Army on Tuesday, sparking off protests by government employees who announced they would boycott poll duties till action was taken. District officials said SDM Ghulam Rasool Wani was on way to Qazigund town when his vehicle was stopped by some soldiers. “There was a heated argument ...

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