Majid Kapra

Kathua rape-murder case: Condemning protest by lawyers, NC demands shifting of trial

Kathua rape-murder case: Condemning protest by lawyers, NC demands shifting of trial

Srinagar Apr 10: While condemning the protest by some lawyers who attempted to prevent the Crime Branch officials from filing charge-sheet in the Kathua rape-and-murder case, National Conference (NC) today demanded shifting the trial out of Kathua. National Conference general secretary Ali Mohammad Sagar told reporters in Srinagar that it is unheard of in the […]

 Majid Kapra

Soura residents urge govt to save former cremation ground from being grabbed

Soura residents urge govt to save former cremation ground from being grabbed

Srinagar, April 3: Once used as a cremation ground by Kashmiri Pandits, a piece of land at land in Soura area on the city outskirts is being grabbed by the “land-mafia” as authorities are seemingly unmoved over the issue. Situated at Bilal Colony Soura, the said piece of land, locals say was saved on many […]

 Majid Kapra

Talk with Pakistan if you want to end violence: Abdullah

Talk with Pakistan if you want to end violence: Abdullah

‘If situation continues like this, there will be no place here from where people will not be ready to die’

Srinagar, Apr 04: National Conference chief Farooq Abdullah Wednesday warned that there will be no place left in Kashmir where people will not be ready to die if the situation continues to be like it is today. He also said it was imperative to find a solution to the Kashmir issue for which talks had […]

 Majid Kapra

Clashes rock Soura area after student’s arrest

Clashes rock Soura area after student’s arrest

Police says he is ‘wanted stone-pelter’; protestors say he is not

Srinagar, Mar 31: Massive clashes broke out between government forces and students at Soura area in the city outskirts today after a student was arrested by the police on charges of stone-pelting. The family of Adil Ahmad Kundoo, son of Mohammad Yusuf Kundoo of Aanchar Soura, alleged that the police arrested him along with three […]

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Freed Geelani Offers Friday Prayers, Finally

Freed Geelani Offers Friday Prayers, Finally

… but clashes erupt in area soon after with Musa slogans; traffic disrupted

Srinagar, Mar 30: Day after the state police chief declared him as free man, Hurriyat-G chairman Syed Ali Shah Geelani today offered Friday congregational prayers at a local mosque near his residence. Geelani, who has spent most of the past eight years under house-arrest particularly on Fridays, offered the congregation prayers at a local Jamia […]

 Majid Kapra

Missing student: KU students’ continue protest

Missing student: KU students’ continue protest

VC appeals for calm, says authorities equally concerned

Srinagar, March 29: Protests rocked Kashmir University on fourth straight day today against the mysterious disappearance of a student of department of Earth Sciences. Chanting slogans against varsity administration for allegedly maintaining silence over the sudden disappearance of a student from south Kashmir’s Pulwama district, hundreds of students this afternoon staged demonstrations outside Iqbal Library […]

 Majid Kapra

Murdered businessman’s family protests in Srinagar…

Murdered businessman’s family protests in Srinagar…

Accuse police of treating accused murderer with kid gloves

Srinagar, Mar 27: A family from central Budgam, whose son was murdered last year allegedly by his business associate, Tuesday held a protest here accusing police of providing “custodial relaxation” to the accused in violation of court orders. The protesting family members who assembled at the Press Enclave here this afternoon questioned the police for […]

 Majid Kapra

Malik leads separatist rally against shifting of prisoners

Malik leads separatist rally against shifting of prisoners

  Srinagar, Mar 22: A protest rally was organized on the call of separatist leadership at historic Jama Masjid here on Thursday against alleged human rights abuses and shifting of Kashmiri prisoners from Srinagar to outside jails. Led by Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chairman, Mohammad Yasin Malik, hundreds of the activists of various […]

 Majid Kapra

“Adhere to traffic rules to avoid making things difficult for yourself”

“Adhere to traffic rules to avoid making things difficult for yourself”

IG Traffic reaches Srinagar

Srinagar, March 20: Inspector General of Police (IGP) Traffic J&K, Basant Kumar Rath who arrived here on Tuesday appealed people to avoid making things complicated for them by violating traffic laws. Rath during his maiden interaction with media in Srinagar said: “There is no Sunday no holiday, rain or snow, everyday is a working day […]

 Majid Kapra

BDS students stage protests

Srinagar, March 19: Students of Government Dental College who have been on indefinite strike over the past few days today held protest here demanding ‘strenuous punishment’ to the HoD who has been allegedly vexing harassment to them on various pretexts. The slogan shouting students who had carried banners and placards in their hands which read […]