Eid Prayers Offered, Stone Pelting in Old City

Srinagar: Hundreds of thousands of Muslims across Kashmir offered Eid-ul-Fitr prayers Friday, marking the culmination of holy fasting month of Ramzan. Largest Eid congregation prayers were offered at Eidgah grounds in old city where prayers were followed by protests against the detention of Kashmir’s head priest, Mirwaiz Umer Farooq, who was barred by authorities from […]

9 Returning From Eid Prayers Killed in Mishap

SRINAGAR: At least nine persons were killed and four others were injured when a taxi rolled down a gorge in Uri town in north Kashmir on Friday. A Tata Sumo taxi rolled down a 150-feet gorge between Barnate and Boniyar villages in Uri Tehsil, a spokesman of the traffic department said. Six persons were killed […]

BJP Calls for Jammu Bandh, Seeks Central Intervention

JAMMU: BJP has called a bandh in Jammu on Saturday to protest against what it called governments failure to protect minority community in Kishtwar .  “We appeal for a Jammu bandh on Saturday against incidents of communal violence and the government’s failure in ensuring safety to minorities in Kishtwar,” BJP state president Jugal Kishore Sharma […]