Curfew continues in Sopore for 3rd day

Curfew continues in Sopore for 3rd day

Other areas observe shutdown * Local Hurriyat leader ‘beaten’ by cops, paramilitary men Authorities Wednesday imposed a strict curfew in Sopore town of north Kashmir for third consecutive day following the killing of a local youth Arshad Shah in security...
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Indefinite curfew imposed in Sopore

Indefinite curfew imposed in Sopore

An indefinite curfew was imposed in Sopore town in Kashmir on Tuesday following the death of a youth in security force firing on Monday. Heavy deployments of police and paramilitary Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) blocked road crossings, using coils of...
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Youth killed, 4 injured in Sopore firing

Youth killed, 4 injured in Sopore firing

Forces fire at protesters following protests over militant’s killing A youth was shot dead while four others injured, one of them critically, after government forces resorted to ‘indiscriminate firing’ to disperse protesters at an encounter site at Krank...
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Sopore gets seed storage plant

Sopore gets seed storage plant

Rs. 2 cr utilized for enhancing agri productivity in Dist: Dir Agri Agriculture Department has spent Rs. 2 crore in district Baramulla for enhancing the production & productivity of various crops during the year 2013-14. The amount has been spent...
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Geelani, Malik, Mirwaiz appeal for calm

Geelani, Malik, Mirwaiz appeal for calm

Kashmir’s senior separatist leaders have strongly condemned the harassment of voters in north Kashmir, appealing people to maintain calm and harmony. Chairman of Hurriyat Conference (G) Syed Ali Geelani, in his telephonic address to people in Baramulla dist...
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Terrorizing gangs won’t be tolerated: CM

Terrorizing gangs won’t be tolerated: CM

Taking strong note of thrashing of voters by youth in Sopore and Baramulla towns, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Friday said action will be taken against anyone found trying to terrorize voters and the police have been instructed accordingly.In his tweets...
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Protests in Sopore, Sonawari

Protests in Sopore, Sonawari

Locals seek release of youth Amid complete shutdown, protests erupted in Sopore town of north Kashmir Thursday over firing by CRPF in the town Wednesday evening in which a youth was injured. Protests were also reported from Sonawari area of...
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Day after polling, Sopore, Bla youth ‘scan’ index fingers

Day after polling, Sopore, Bla youth ‘scan’ index fingers

Several voters thrashed in ‘roadside frisking’ Groups of youth in north Kashmir’s Baramulla and Sopore towns Thursday thrashed scores of people who voted in yesterday’s parliamentary polls, witnesses and reports said. The Baramulla-Kupwara segment went...
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In Sopore, no one turns up to vote

In Sopore, no one turns up to vote

Sopore, May 7: A group of youth in their early 20’s disappeared into a nearby lane in the main Chowk here on sighting a police vehicle. The fast moving van disappeared in a jiffy but the boys didn’t return. Soporians stayed...
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Polling, boycott go together in Baramulla

Polling, boycott go together in Baramulla

39% voter turnout in Bla segment, 65% in Ladakh: CEO Amid poll boycott and clashes at several places, the north Kashmir’s Baramulla-Kupwara parliamentary segment Wednesday recorded an overall polling percentage of 39.6 while Ladakh witnessed the voter turnou...
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