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AAP activists hit streets, demands rollback in fuel prices

AAP activists hit streets, demands rollback in fuel prices

Srinagar: State unit of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Wednesday staged demonstrations here to protest ‘arbitrary’ price hike in fuel prices by the BJP led central government amid COVID-19 outbreak. Shouting slogans “stop BJP hypocrisy, give respite to common man,” scores of AAP activists and workers holding banners and placards in their hands reading “stop daily […]

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Missing Bemina youth’s family refutes police claim

Missing Bemina youth’s family refutes police claim

Srinagar: A day after police claimed that the missing Bemina youth, Hilal Ahmad Dar S/O late Ghulam Mohidin Dar, a PHD scholar, had joined militant ranks, his family members and relatives came out to protest against the claim and sought his whereabouts. Family members and relatives of Dar gathered at Press Enclave here in Srinagar, […]

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BJP workers hit streets in Srinagar for anti-China protests

BJP workers hit streets in Srinagar for anti-China protests

Urge PM to launch surgical strike on China

Srinagar: Workers of the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday burnt the effigy of Chinese President Xi Jinping here as a mark of protest against ‘brutal’ killing of 20 Indian soldiers by Peoples Liberation Army (PLA) along the Line of Actual Control at Galwan valley in eastern Ladakh earlier this week. Shouting slogans against China, BJP […]

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Transporters protest; urge govt to allow public transport to ply

Transporters protest; urge govt to allow public transport to ply

Srinagar: Transporters on Thursday staged a protest here, urging the government to allow public transport to resume operations in the Valley. They said people associated with the industry have been facing tough time due to the lockdown of past three months of lockdown amid coronavirus outbreak in the Valley. Protesting transporters also appealed the government […]

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Police arrest PDP leader during flag hoisting bid

Police arrest PDP leader during flag hoisting bid

Srinagar: Police on Wednesday foiled People’s Democratic Party (PDP) leader, Er Nazir Ahmad Yatoo’s bid to hoist erstwhile state flag of Jammu and Kashmir at historic ‘Ghanta Ghar’ here and arrested him. PDP leader, according to witnesses, appeared at the Court Road holding the flag of the erstwhile state in his hand, and began running […]

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Bemina family stages protest, seeks whereabouts of missing kin

Bemina family stages protest, seeks whereabouts of missing kin

Srinagar: Family members and relatives of a Bemina man today staged protest here urging police to speed up efforts to trace their missing son. Hilal Ahmad Dar, 27, a PHD scholar from Ibrahim Colony Bemina, according to protesters went missing after he went for trekking to Gangbal Lake along with five other friends on Sunday. […]

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Srinagar Mayor loses confidence of corporators, quits

Srinagar Mayor loses confidence of corporators, quits

Accuses NC of aligning with BJP; NC denies, expels 4 party corporators

Srinagar: Junaid Azim Mattu Tuesday resigned as Mayor of Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) after losing No-Confidence Motion moved against him by the dissidents backed by former Deputy Mayor. Pertinently some Corporators from Srinagar led by former Deputy Mayor, Sheikh Imran moved Non-Confidence motion against Mattu on 11th of this month. The floor test was conducted […]

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Markets in Srinagar reopen nearly after 3 months

Markets in Srinagar reopen nearly after 3 months

Srinagar: Markets in Srinagar reopened on Saturday after remaining closed for nearly three months due to the lockdown imposed to contain the spread of coronavirus. As announced by the district administration, shops in Srinagar opened on rotational basis on Saturday, 84 days after the lockdown and subsequent restrictions were imposed in March this year as […]

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Parents of students of Pvt schools hit streets, demand fee waiver

Parents of students of Pvt schools hit streets, demand fee waiver

Srinagar: Parents of the students studying in different private schools of Srinagar Friday hit streets here urging the Lieutenant Governor administration to wave off monthly tuition fee for lockdown period. Holding placards which read “Administration wake up we are dying, wave off monthly tuition fee” dozens of parents whose children study in various schools of […]

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Police foils casual, daily-wagers protest, scores detained

Police foils casual, daily-wagers protest, scores detained

Srinagar : Scores of casual, need-base and daily wagers of different departments including their union president were detained on Wednesday as police foiled their 36 hour proposed protest against government’s alleged failure to regularize 60,000 such workers in the Union Territory. Wearing face masks, dozens of need-base, casual and daily wagers of different departments assembled […]

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