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Nomadic family demands compensation for killed sheep

Nomadic family demands compensation for killed sheep

Srinagar, June 17: A nomadic family Monday staged protest here to seek compensation of losses it suffered after a speeding vehicle mowed down two dozen sheep and left scores others wounded at Abdullah Bridge, Rajbagh here earlier this month. The protesting nomads said although police arrested the accused same day, however the losses they suffered […]

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JKTA thanks Governor for resolving issues

JKTA thanks Governor for resolving issues

Demands early release of salaries

Srinagar, June 11: Jammu and Kashmir Teachers Association (JKTA) Wednesday thanked Governor Satyapal Milk and his Council of Advisors for resolving their long pending issues which they alleged previous governments miserably failed to do. The teacher’s body said the inclusion of SSA teachers  into state cadre and issue of fund deficiency were two serious demands […]

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Farooq Abdullah hails Kathua case verdict

Farooq Abdullah hails Kathua case verdict

“Independent judiciary keeps democracy alive”

Srinagar, June 11: Day after the Pathankot Special court pronounced verdict in Rassana case, National Conference (NC) President, Dr Farooq Abdullah Tuesday congratulated the judiciary and the Crime Branch for taking the case to its logical end despite tremendous “pressure”. The NC President said it’s the independent judiciary that keeps democracy alive in India else […]

 Majid Kapra

SMF demands probe into allotment of quarters in Sheikhpora Budgam

SMF demands probe into allotment of quarters in Sheikhpora Budgam

Srinagar, June 07: Sikh Minority Forum (SMF) on Friday demanded a probe into the allotment of quarters in Sheikhpora Budgam. The representatives of Sikh body demanded impartial probe into the allotment of quarters allegedly to non-migrants and non-government employees said those who applied in 2010 were ignored and while allotment was sanctioned to those applied […]

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Residents of Batamaloo area protest water scarcity

Residents of Batamaloo area protest water scarcity

Srinagar, June 1: Residents of Darooni Mohalla at Batamaloo blocked main road near Moominabad leaving hundreds of small and big vehicles stranded for nearly five hours since morning at 9 am to protest acute water shortage in the area. Protesters, mainly women, holding sticks in their hands sat on a dharna at the main road […]

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South Kashmir transporters threaten indefinite strike against Toll Tax

South Kashmir transporters threaten indefinite strike against Toll Tax

 Srinagar, May 25: Up in arms against the government for failing to address the issue of toll tax imposed by the National Highway Authorities of India (NHAI) at Sangam, transporters from south Kashmir today threatened indefinite strike after Eid in case the decision was not rolled back. Angry over what they termed ‘atypical’ decision taken […]

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Sumbal rape: Bandipora youth stage protest at Press Enclave

Sumbal rape: Bandipora youth stage protest at Press Enclave

Demand thorough probe into the killing of Chenabal

Srinagar, May 18: People from different parts of Bandipora district today staged a protest demonstration here to seek justice for three-year-old rape victim and time bound inquiry into the killing of a youth in Chenabal during clashes with government forces. Shouting slogans “justice with minor rape victim, punish murderers of Shahid” dozens of youth from […]

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Protest held against minor Bandipora girl’s rape

Protest held against minor Bandipora girl’s rape

Srinagar, May 11: A protest demonstration was held here Saturday to demand capital punishment to the person who raped a three-year-old girl in north Kashmir’s Bandipora recently. Chanting slogans like “Girls are not toys”, “Do justice with the little girl”, dozens of people held a protest demonstration at Press Enclave here against the minor’s rape. […]

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Locals to be exempted from paying toll tax at Sangam: Guv

Locals to be exempted from paying toll tax at Sangam: Guv

Srinagar, May 09: Facing widespread resentment over the imposition of toll tax at Sangam in south Kashmir, Governor Satya Pal Malik on Thursday assured that locals would be exempted from paying the tax. “There won’t be any toll tax on the locals. We have taken up the issue with the central government but due to […]

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BJP protests in Srinagar against security withdrawal of political workers

BJP protests in Srinagar against security withdrawal of political workers

Party gen secy surrenders his security cover in protest

Srinagar, May 07: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday held a protest at Press Enclave in Srinagar against the security withdrawal of the political workers in Jammu and Kashmir. Scores of BJP workers assembled at the Press Enclave and demanded protection to their workers. The protestors were led by BJP state general secretary (organization) Ashok […]

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