Situation Mostly Peaceful, Stray Incidents in North

SRINAGAR: Barring few areas of north Kashmir situation in rest of Kashmir remained peaceful Sunday. However, in North Kashmir’s Handwara town scores of women took to streets demanding release of youth detained by the police overnight.  According to reports, hundreds of people joined women procession and some of the youth pelted stones on the police […]

Majlis Calendar Restricts Hartal to 1 Day

SRINAGAR: Mutahida Majlise Mashawrat (MMM), a joint Council of various separatist organisations, Sunday released a fresh protest calendar for the coming week and it includes call for ‘civil curfew’ on Wednesday. In a statement Majlis asked people not to observe any strike on Monday, Tuesday Thursday and Friday. It however called for protests after Magrib […]

Yasin Malik Arrives, Placed Under House Arrest

SRINAGAR: Soon after he landed in Srinagar Sunday morning, Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) leader Yasin Malik was placed under house arrest by police.  They said the step was taken to prevent Malik from leading protests as all other key leaders have either been jailed or have been under house detentions for last sevearl […]