Police Friday foiled the pro-freedom procession led by senior Hurriyat leader and president Anjuman Sharie Shiayan Aga Syed Hasan Almosvi Alsafvi in Central Kashmir’s Budgam district and detained him along with his associates.
Over 100 people, including some policemen, were injured on Friday, the 22nd consecutive day of rage in the Kashmir Valley, with reports of widespread protests and subsequent clashes between protesters and riot police coming in from all across Valley.
Police and paramilitary forces used tear smoke shells to stop a group of protesters from submitting a memorandum to the United Nation’s Military Observer’s Group in India and Pakistan (UNMOGIP) in Srinagar on Friday.
As if the chronic siege of Kashmir since July 8 was not enough, the police and paramilitary Central Reserve Police Force(CRPF) have started nocturnal raids –to apprehend youth –furthering widespread protests across the restive Valley.
Reacting sharply to Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti’s claims that she was unaware of killing of Burhan Wani, her predecessor Omar Abdullah Friday said he would go by the statement of Police that she was in know of the encounter.
A Division Bench of Supreme today issued notice to the Solicitor General of India to file a status report on the writ petition filed by J&K National Panthers Party through its General Secretary, B.S. Billowria, Advocate.
Gripped with massive unrest in which around 55 people have been killed, the Mehbooba Mufti led government has posted Baseer Ahmed Khan as the new Divisional Commissioner of Kashmir replacing Dr Asgar Hassan Samoon.
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The Cabinet which met here today under the Chairmanship of Chief Minister, Ms Mehbooba Mufti considered and approved the submission of the Report of the Committee of Experts constituted to study the ‘Socio-Economic Status