Majid Kapra

Karra punches holes in PDP claims of defending Article 35-A, praises Guv

Karra punches holes in PDP claims of defending Article 35-A, praises Guv

Srinagar, Aug 16: Senior Congress leader Tariq Hameed Karra today punctured holes in PDP’s claims of defending the Article 35-A while it was in power, but appreciated the efforts of Governor N N Vohra and his advisors for taking a firm stand on the constitutional provision in the Supreme Court of India. Addressing a joint […]

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Ruckus in Lal Chowk over bid to hoist tricolour

Ruckus in Lal Chowk over bid to hoist tricolour

Srinagar, Aug 14: A bid by a group of six non-Kashmiri persons to unfurl the tricolour at the city centre Lal Chowk today turned ugly with some locals objecting to the flag hoisting and trying to rough up three of them. The trio caught in a spat with the locals over their flag hoisting bid […]

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Gujjar, Bakerwal Conference demand release of Talib Hussain

Gujjar, Bakerwal Conference demand release of Talib Hussain

Srinagar: Demanding release of social activist and lawyer, Talib Hussain from police lockup, members of Gujjar and Bakerwal Conference Saturday held protest here accusing police of implicating him on fabricated charges. Shouting slogans “stop cruelty on Jammu Muslims, stop RSS agenda” dozens of the members of Gujjar and Bakerwal community assembled at Press enclave here […]

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EJAC march in support of SSA teachers foiled

EJAC march in support of SSA teachers foiled

Srinagar, August 9: Dozens of government employees including EJAC President, Abdul Qayoom Wani were detained on Thursday after police foiled their proposed Civil Secretariat gherao to press for the fulfillment of demands of SSA teachers. Police baton charged agitating employees and used coloured water to disperse them after the later started marching towards Civil Secretariat […]

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Gujjar body says, Talib implicated to hush up Kathua case

Gujjar body says, Talib implicated to hush up Kathua case

Srinagar, August 8: All Tribal Coordination Committee (ATCC) Wednesday alleged that Sambha police has ‘implicated’ Gujjar leader, Talib Hussain on ‘fabricated’ charges to ‘hush-up’ Kathua gang rape and murder case. Addressing a press conference here, Mohammad Rafiq Blot, General Secretary of Gujjar body said police besides implicating Talib Hussain under frivolous cases has subjected him […]

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NC, PDP take out protest rallies in support of Article 35A

NC, PDP take out protest rallies in support of Article 35A

Srinagar, Aug 04: Two regional majors National Conference (NC) and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) today took out separate protest rallies here ahead of the August 06 Supreme Court hearing on petitions challenging Article 35A of the Constitution, which confers special status to permanent residents of Jammu and Kashmir. The apex court is hearing a batch […]

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Valley continues protesting against petitions challenging Article 35A

Valley continues protesting against petitions challenging Article 35A

Srinagar: Civil society organisations and business and trade bodies today kept up their protests against the petitions in the Supreme Court challenging the validity of Article 35A of the Constitution. Article 35A, which was incorporated in the Constitution by a 1954 Presidential Order, accords special rights and privileges to the Jammu and Kashmir citizens and […]

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Trade bodies hit streets to defend Article 35 A

Trade bodies hit streets to defend Article 35 A

Srinagar, August 1: A joint rally of several trade bodies and civil society groups was taken out on Wednesday here to protest alleged attempts to abolish Article 35(A). Holding banners and placards which read “dismiss the petition, protection of Article 35(A) our prime duty” members of trade bodies and civil society groups this afternoon assembled […]

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28 year old SSB camp removed from SKIMS premises

28 year old SSB camp removed from SKIMS premises

Srinagar, July 27: A twenty eight years old paramilitary Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) camp was removed from Sheri Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) Soura premises after due deliberations between the authorities concerned here Friday. The development according to official sources came following complaints of frequent stone pelting incidents in the area due to the […]

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Unknown persons damage vehicles in Press Enclave

Unknown persons damage vehicles in Press Enclave

Srinagar, July 26: Panic gripped Press Enclave which houses several media organizations at Residency Road here after mysterious elements damaged vehicles belonging to journalists late last night. The incident that created fear among already perturbed media fraternity occurred barely six weeks after the ghastly murder of prominent journalist and Chief Editor Rising Kashmir, Syed Shujaat […]

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