Kashmir articles

Thousands Attend Funerals Of Hizb Militants In Shopian, Gun Salute Offered

‘Trio was behind militant recruitment, attacks on forces’ Srinagar, October 10 ————— Thousands of people on Tuesday attended the funerals of three militants including top commander of Hizbul Mujahideen in south Kashmir’s Shopian district amid gun-salute and shutdown. Last evening, three militants were killed in an encounter at Kellar area of Shopian district with government

Kashmiri Students Forced Out of Rajasthan University over Scholarship Issue

Jaipur, Aug 11 – Over 200 Kashmiri students in a private university here were allegedly forced to leave the varsity hostel as the institute did not receive the scholarship amount provided to them by the central government. The students, however, were allowed to avail the hostel facilities by the university management only after they protested

Abu Dujana Among 2 Killed In Kashmir Encounter

Top Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) commander Abu Dujana was killed on Tuesday in a gunfight with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district, police said. A local militant identified as Arif Lalihaari was also killed in the gunfight that took place in Hakripora village. State police chief S.P.Vaid said he would provide further details on

US-Based Rights group accuses India of indiscriminate use of force in Kashmir

In their report, Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) describes the excessive and indiscriminate use of force against protesters by Indian state police and Central Reserve Police Force with weapons misleadingly represented as “less than lethal”. A US-based health rights group has accused Indian security forces of excessive and indiscriminate use of force against protesters with

US-Based Rights Group Accuses India Of Indiscriminate Use Of Force In Kashmir

A US-based health rights group has accused Indian security forces of excessive and indiscriminate use of force against protesters with weapons like pellet guns during clashes in Kashmir this year, resulting in injuries and deaths. In their report, Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) describes the excessive and indiscriminate use of force against protesters by Indian

Restrictions In Srinagar To Foil Separatist Protest March

Authorities imposed restrictions in parts of Srinagar city in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday to prevent a separatist called protest march. “Restrictions will remain in force today (Monday) in and around Lal Chowk area to maintain law and order in the valley,” a police official told IANS here. According to the official, section 144 of

Hurriyat Issues New Protest Calendar, Full Day Relaxation On Sat & Sun

The joint separatist leadership on Wednesday extended the shutdown until December 1. However, they have called for full-day relaxation on Saturday and Sunday. The leaders have also called for dusk to dawn (4pm to 7am) relaxation on Wednesday and Thursday. Here is the protest calendar: Friday, November 25 (No Relaxation) Freedom Prayers Freedom Prayers at

Top