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Mannan’s killing: Life returns to routine in northern Kashmir’s Kupwara after 4 days

Mannan’s killing: Life returns to routine in northern Kashmir’s Kupwara after 4 days

Srinagar: After a four day shutdown against the killing of scholar turned militant Mannan Wani, life returned to routine in Kupwara district of northern Kashmir on Monday. Wani was killed in a gunfight with government forces in Handwara village on Thursday. Witnesses said that shops and other business establishments worked routinely today and traffic also […]

‘Fear among Kashmiris at AMU increasing every day’, students reiterate return if sedition charges not withdrawn

‘Fear among Kashmiris at AMU increasing every day’, students reiterate return if sedition charges not withdrawn

Srinagar: The Kashmiri students of Aligarh Muslim University on Monday said that the fear among the J&K students is increasing every passing day as more and more students are being “named and framed with fake charges”. A statement issued by the students said that the sedition and other relevant charges against two Kashmiri scholars have not […]

South Kashmir: J&K police arrest 3 youth during nocturnal raids in Islamabad

South Kashmir: J&K police arrest 3 youth during nocturnal raids in Islamabad

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir police has arrested three youth during night raids in southern Kashmir’s Islamabad district. Reports said that the three youth were arrested during a nocturnal raid by the government forces in Panzath and Drinan villages of Qazigund. The arrested were identified as Mohammad Iqbal Sheikh, Fayaz Ahmad Sheikh, Farooq Ahmad Sheikh. […]

J&K police arrest over 30 youth from Pulwama village

J&K police arrest over 30 youth from Pulwama village

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir police has arrested over two dozen people in southern Kashmir’s Pulwama district in last two days, reports said on Monday. “Over 30 youth have been arrested by the police since Sunday morning in separate raids,” reports quoting sources said. The arrests have been made in two separate incidents on early Sunday […]

Mannan’s killing: Protests rock Kashmir Univeristy

Mannan’s killing: Protests rock Kashmir Univeristy

Srinagar: Protests erupted in Kashmir University on Monday against the killing of scholar turned militant Mannan Wani and bis accomplice. Sources said that hundreds of students marched in the varsity campus protesting against Mannan Wani’s killing amidst intense pro freedom sloganeeing. Mannan Bashir, a former scholar in geology department of Aligarh Muslim University was killed […]

Kupwara District Admin orders closure of educational institutions amid fears of protests against militant killings

Kupwara District Admin orders closure of educational institutions amid fears of protests against militant killings

Srinagar: The district administration Kupwara on Monday ordered closure of all educational institutions in the district amid fears of protests against the killing of top Hizbul Mujahideen commander Mannan Wani and his associate in a gunfight with government forces last week. Barring Karnah and Macchil, class work in all the schools and colleges in the […]

Jamia Millia Islami students in Solidarity with Kashmiri Students at AMU: Aghast over lodging of FIR’s against students

Jamia Millia Islami students in Solidarity with Kashmiri Students at AMU: Aghast over lodging of FIR’s against students

Read the full letter With deep concern, absolute dismay and unconditional solidarity with Kashmiri students studying at AMU, we the bonafide students of Jamia Millia Islamia (Central University), residents of Jammu and Kashmir, are aghast at the lodging ofFIR’s and invoking draconian laws like “Sedition” on the “Kashmiri students at AMU” for assembling at Kennedy […]

Being a Kashmiri has become a crime in India, Kashmiri students at AMU being harassed: MLA Langate

Being a Kashmiri has become a crime in India, Kashmiri students at AMU being harassed: MLA Langate

Srinagar: Er Rasheed MLA Langate  was detained Sunday after he led a protest march in ‘solidarity’ with Kashmiri students in Aligarh Muslim University who were booked on sedition charges. The party spokesman in a statement said that despite police restrictions hundreds joined AIP’s march in Srinagar in solidarity with students of Aligarh Muslim University, who […]