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Braid Chopping Incidents Trigger Protests In Kashmir

Srinagar, Oct 5 ——— The continued incidents of braid chopping and braid cutting rumors triggered protests and clashes in several parts of Kashmir Valley on Thursday during which police used teargas canisters to disperse the agitating crowds. The first incident of braid chopping was reported from Samboora area of Pampore in Pulwama district where locals

Post-Friday Protests Against Killing of Minor Kupwara Girl

Srinagar, March 17: On the call of resistance camp, massive protests amidst clashes erupted in several parts of Kashmir Valley on Friday against the killing of a minor girl of Kupwara district during a gunfight. Hundreds of youth and resistance activists staged massive protests at Jamia Masjid in Old City’s Nowhatta area after culmination of

Demands Of NHM Employees Genuine: MoS Health

Srinagar, Mar 06 —– Terming the demands of National Health Mission (NHM) employees who are currently on strike from past six days as ‘genuine’, Minister of State for Health, Asiea Naqash on Monday said that the demands of protesting employees will be comprehensively discussed. Talking to KNS, Asiea Naqash said, “I believe that the demands

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

Kashmiri Shiites Protest Against Execution Of Cleric In Saudi Arabia

Srinagar, Jan 4 — As authorities impose restrictions in areas falling under the police jurisdiction Zadibal and Rainawari in Srinagar city in view of the ‘Lal Chowk’ chalo march forwarded by certain Shia organizations to protest against the execution of Shia cleric Sheikh Nimr Al-Nimr by Saudi Government, groups of people Monday clashed with police in

Punjab On Boil Over Screening Of Controversial Movie

Chandigarh, Sep 20: Protests continued on Sunday at various places in Punjab for the second day over the issue of screening of ‘Messenger of God 2’ — the second movie starring controversial godman Gurmit Ram Rahim Singh of Dera Sacha Sauda sect. Sect supporters blocked railway tracks and roads at some places in south west Punjab

Pakistan on the precipice

Mohammad Zubair-u-din Cleric Tahir Ul Qadri and cricketer-turned politician Imran Khan have brought the political traffic to a standstill in Pakistan. The events unfolding in the volatile country for more than a month now give a feeling that Pakistan, which recently saw the first smooth transition of power since its birth, is still far off from