Majid Kapra

Don’t politicize rape-and-murder case: SWC

Don’t politicize rape-and-murder case: SWC

Says SWC trying to rehabilitate Kunan-Poshpora rape victims

Srinagar, Mar 08: Terming Kathua rape-and-murder a ‘blot’ on society, State Women’s Commission (SWC) chairperson, Nayeema Ahmad Mehjoor on International Women’s Day today asserted that the incident has tarnished humanity, and  should not be ‘politicized’. “I don’t know who is politicizing the incident; what I personally and on behalf of my commission believe is that […]

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Shutdown continued for the second consecutive day on Tuesday…

Shutdown continued for the second consecutive day on Tuesday…

Shutdown continued for the second consecutive day on Tuesday across south Kashmir districts to mourn the Shopian killings Photo /Muneeb-Ul-Islam Majid [email protected] thekashmirimages.com

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7 houses gutted in fire

Srinagar, Mar 06: Seven residential structures were destroyed in a devastating blaze at Sheikh Colony Makhdoom Sahab area in old city here this afternoon. Witnesses said seven residential structures were gutted —  three of them completely — following short-circuit in one of the houses in congested locality. “Fire broke out at 2: 45 pm this […]

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FJCC demands reinstatement of dismissed employees

  Srinagar, March 3: Admitting ‘discursively’ their alleged involvement, Employees Joint Consultative Committee (EJCC) Saturday sought ‘general amnesty’ for twelve government employees who were ‘sacked’ on charges of being involved in 2016 unrest. Addressing media at a local hotel here, EJCC an amalgam of various employees unions appealed the state government to announce general amnesty […]

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Old city traders protest against rape, murder of Kathua girl

Old city traders protest against rape, murder of Kathua girl

Srinagar, March 1: Traders in old city on Thursday staged protest demanding capital punishment to the accused involved in rape and murder of a Kathua minor girl. Carrying banners and placards in their hands which read “hang rapist and do justice with minor Asifa” hundreds of traders under the banner of Central Traders and Manufacturers […]

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APDP faction holds sit-in; seeks details of 112 disappeared person of Banihal

Srinagar, Feb 28: The families of the victims of enforced disappearances Wednesday held a sit-in protest here urging the government to provide status report vis-à-vis the disappearances of 112 persons “at the hands of government forces” in Banihal area in of Ramban district. The victim families under the banner of Association of Parents of Disappeared […]

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KVIB recruitment: NC demands judicial probe

KVIB recruitment: NC demands judicial probe

PDP mocks at NC’s ‘misinformation campaign’; tells party to ‘look inwards

Srinagar, Feb 26: Opposition National Conference on Monday demanded judicial probe into the appointment of Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti’s cousin and PDP vice-president’s son as Executive Officer in autonomous Khadi and Village Industries Board (KVIB). Addressing a press conference at Nawai Subh here, NC spokesman Junaid Azim Matoo and political advisor to party’s working president […]

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Separatists protest against Kathua rape and murder

Separatists protest against Kathua rape and murder

Yasin Malik arrested

Srinagar, Feb 22: The separatist leaders on Thursday demanded capital punishment for the accused involved in rape and murder of 8-year-old Gujjar girl Asifa Bano in Jammu’s Kathua district. “The Joint Resistance Leadership resolves to fight for the justice to Asifa. We demand all the accused should be hanged,” JKLF chairman Muhammad Yasin Malik said […]

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2 cops killed as militants attack SMHS hospital to free Pak accomplice

2 cops killed as militants attack SMHS hospital to free Pak accomplice

Srinagar, Feb 06: Two policemen were killed Tuesday when militants mounted a daring attack at a police party inside the SMHS Hospital complex in Srinagar and freed a Pakistani militant. Immediately after the attack inside the premises of Srinagar’s main hospital, the attackers escaped into the narrow lanes and bylanes of downtown Srinagar along with […]

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