• Hundreds of protesters chanting pro-freedom slogans ,waving green flag tried to proceed towards city centre of Lal Chowk on Tuesday .Abid Bhat / KO

    Mobs Rule Streets As Govt Lifts Curfew, Hurriyat Hartal

    After remaining confined to their homes for 17 days without any break residents came out of their homes after authorities lifted curfew and separatist leadership announced a break in shutdown only to be forced back by groups of youth.
  • 1 killed, 8 Injured on Tuesday

    1 killed, 8 Injured on Tuesday

    Eight persons including a 15 year old boy and a woman got injured after forces fired pellets on protestors on Tuesday in South Kashmir.A 61-year-old man died after he was caught in clashes at Eidgah in old city.
  • as the day progressed mobs ruled streets defying both government and the separatist leaders by enforcing a virtual curfew across Srinagar.

    War of Wits: Govt Bid to Outsmart Hurriyat Fails

    After facing widespread criticism for imposing curfew to counter the afternoon relaxation in shutdown announced by the separatists on July 21, the PDP-led ruling dispensation Tuesday came up with a new method to counter the separatist strike.
  •  Major reshuffle in police, administration on cards

    Major reshuffle in police, administration on cards

    Amid prevailing unrest in Kashmir, the State cabinet is likely to meet on Thursday evening where a major reshuffle in police and administration is on cards.
  • 4 militants killed, one apprehended

    4 militants killed, one apprehended

    Four militants were killed and one was apprehended during a fierce gunfight in Kashmir on Tuesday morning, an Army official said.Earlier a soldier was killed in Nowgam Sector of North Kashmir’s Kupwara district
  •  ‘Burhan Spoke To Me Before His Martyrdom,’ Geelani Speaks

    ‘Burhan Spoke To Me Before His Martyrdom,’ Geelani Speaks

    Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Geelani on Tuesday revealed that slain popular militant commander Burhan Wani spoke to him before his killing.Speaking to a gathering of over 500 protestors outside his office-cum-residence at Hyderpora.
  •  Women helpline to give 200 jobs to Jammu, none to Valley

    Women helpline to give 200 jobs to Jammu, none to Valley

    There seems no end to alleged regional discrimination with Kashmir province even in the proposed establishment a countrywide 181 helpline for women. Reasons? The government has decided to establish the proposed facility in Jammu city.
  • The Mobile /Internet ban imposed following death of militant commander Burhan Wani on July 9 has left millions of Kashmiris. living under a severe curfew, without any means of communication.

    Kashmir Lawyers To Move Court On Mobile, Internet Ban

    With private mobile phone and internet services down for 17th consecutive day the J&K High Court Bar Association has decided to move court to challenge the ban which legal experts term illegal and unconstitutional.
  •  Dispatches From Behind A Siege .Abid Bhat/ KO

    Govt. Foils Hurriyat’s Anantnag March

    Authorities Monday foiled ‘Islamabad Challo’ march, called by joint forum of two Hurriyat factions and the JKLF by imposing a strict curfew and sealing of all the entry points leading towards South Kashmir.
  • Hurriyat (M) chairman Mirwaiz Farooq was detained on Monday and taken to Nigeen police station when he tried to come out of his residence to head towards Anantnag.KO PIX

    Geelani, Mirwaiz Defy Curbs, Held

    Police detained two key leaders of the united Hurriyat Conference, Syed Ali Shah Geelani and Mirwaiz Umer Farooq on Monday when they tried to break free of cordon around their houses in a bid to lead march towards South Kashmir.
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    Rajnath Rubbed Salt On Our Raw Wounds: KSCDS

    Kashmir civil society pressure group, Kashmir Centre For Social and Developmental Studies, (KCSDS) deplored Home Minister’s Srinagar visit saying it rubbed salt on the raw wounds of Kashmiris.
  •  GoI has always been reactionary than responsive: Karra

    GoI has always been reactionary than responsive: PDP MP

    Senior PDP leader and Member Parliament Tariq Hameed Karra Monday said that the visit of Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh in the backdrop of the ongoing unrest could be termed as “exercise in futility” as no concrete steps on ground were t
  • Pakistan Foreign Affairs Adviser Sartaj Aziz

    Only Kashmiris Can Decide About Kashmir: Pak

    Insisting on its right to comment on developments in Jammu and Kashmir, Pakistan today said only people of Kashmir could deliver a verdict on the future of the state and not Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj.
  • Rasheed’s March to PMO Foiled

    Rasheed’s March to PMO Foiled

    Independent legislator Er Rasheed Monday said that Delhi police foiled his protest March of his Awami Itihaad Party (AIP) towards Prime Minister’s residence by using force and arresting about a dozen protestors including Er Rashid.
  •  Roohi Nazki’s Remarks Irk Mehbooba

    Roohi Nazki’s Remarks Irk Mehbooba

    Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti has taken serious note of the remarks made by Finance Minister, Dr Haseeb Drabu’s wife, Roohi Nazki who recently took to social media to express her outrage and angst over the situation in Kashmir.