Majid Kapra

Horticulture employees protest, demand removal of pay anomaly

Horticulture employees protest, demand removal of pay anomaly

Srinagar, July 6: Non-gazetted horticulture employees on Friday held a sit-in protest at their office premises here demanding necessary amendment in SRO 235 and removal of pay anomaly at par with sheep and husbandry department. Shouting slogans against director horticulture for allegedly compounding the problems of junior employees, the protesting employees under the banner of […]

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Sikh woman’s family stages protest

Sikh woman’s family stages protest

Accuses in-laws of murdering her

Srinagar, July 4: Family of Prabjhot Kaur, a Sikh lady whose body was found hanging at her in-laws home past week at Mehjoornagar area, Wednesday staged protest here accusing her in-laws for ‘murdering’ her in cold blood. Holding banners and placards in their hands which read “we want justice and punish  killers” dozens of family […]

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LeT militants involved in Shujaat Bukhari’s killing: Police

LeT militants involved in Shujaat Bukhari’s killing: Police

‘Conspiracy to murder him hatched in Pak’

Srinagar, Jun 28: Blaming the assassination of journalist Shujaat Bukhari on Lashker-e-Toiba (LeT), police today said the conspiracy to kill him was hatched by the militant outfit in Pakistan and three of its cadres including Naveed Jatt who has escaped from SMHS Hospital, carried out the killing. Addressing a press conference at the Police Control […]

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JRL leaders, activists stage peaceful protest at Lal Chowk

JRL leaders, activists stage peaceful protest at Lal Chowk

Srinagar, June 27: A joint protest rally of separatist groups under the banner of Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) was organised today to denounce BJP leader Chowdhry Lal Singh’s open threat to valley based journalists and fresh raids by National Investigation Agency (NIA) in Kashmir. Chanting slogans like stop vandalizing property in south Kashmir and stop […]

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Kashmir media holds silent march against Bukhari’s killing, Lal Singh’s threat

Kashmir media holds silent march against Bukhari’s killing, Lal Singh’s threat

Srinagar, Jun 26: Journalists and owners and editors of newspapers and media houses Tuesday staged a silent protest rally here to denounce the killing of senior journalist Shujaat Bukhari, and BJP leader Lal Singh’s threat. The protest started with hundreds of journalists assembling at the Press Enclave here, and then marched towards Ghanta Ghar (Clock […]

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Out of power, Mehbooba says muscular policy won’t work

Out of power, Mehbooba says muscular policy won’t work

Srinagar, Jun 19: PDP chief and Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today claimed credit for not letting its coalition partner to tinker with the state’s special status as guaranteed under Article 370, and  having facilitated a unilateral ceasefire during Ramazan and “withdrawal of cases against 11,000 youth”  even as she warned against any […]

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TJAC secretariat march foiled, scores detained

TJAC secretariat march foiled, scores detained

Srinagar, June 13: Scores of Teachers Joint Action Committee (TJAC) leaders including its Chairman, Abdul Qayoom Wani were detained after police foiled their proposed sit-in protest outside Civil Secretariat today. The protest was aimed at impressing upon the state government to address the issues of SSA and RMSA teachers. Led by Abdul Qayoom Wani, dozens […]

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TJAC plans sit-in outside secretariat to press for SSA teachers’ demands

TJAC plans sit-in outside secretariat to press for SSA teachers’ demands

Srinagar, June 12: A peaceful sit-in protest outside Civil Secretariat will be held by Teachers Joint Action Committee (TJAC), an amalgam of various teachers’ unions, tomorrow against government alleged ‘failure’ to fulfill SSA teacher’s demands. “If SSA teachers could receive sixth pay Commission arrears and other benefits from the government including promotions then what makes […]

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‘Suspension of ops’ has provided conducive atmosphere to youth: Mehbooba

‘Suspension of ops’ has provided conducive atmosphere to youth: Mehbooba

Srinagar, Jun 07: Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today said suspension of security operations by the Centre has provided a conducive atmosphere to the local youth in which they would love to nurture their creativities and display their talent. She said “it has brought an attitudinal change among the youth who now see an opportunity for […]

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PHE laborers protest for pending wages

Srinagar, June 6: Casual laborers of Public Health Engineering (PHE) department today held protest here demanding release of four months pending wages. Chanting slogans against the government for leaving them in dire straits in absence of salary, dozens of casual laborers and ITI workers this afternoon assembled at Press Enclave here and staged demonstrations against […]

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