Strict Curfew Today / J&K On Edge, Forces On Guard

Strict Curfew Today / J&K On Edge, Forces On Guard

Strict curfew today: Govt Srinagar, Feb 14: The Government has decided to clamp strict curfew on Friday in entire valley to prevent the assembly of people in Martyrs Graveyard, Eidgah, Srinagar for offering funeral prayers in absentia for Muhammad Afzal...
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Return body: JK tells Centre / Respite in curfew, protests mark Day 5

Return body: JK tells Centre / Respite in curfew, protests mark Day 5

Govt Forwards Family Representation To MHA AFZAL EXECUTION Srinagar, Feb 13: The state government has forwarded to the Centre the representation received from the family of Muhammad Afzal Guru seeking return of his body. According to authoritative sources, the...
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‘I Hope My Forced Silence Will Be Heard’

‘I Hope My Forced Silence Will Be Heard’

‘STF made [me] an [a] scapegoat in all this criminal act which was designed and directed by STF and others which I don’t know. Special Police is definitely the part of this game because every time they forced me to...
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Curfew relaxed in some areas of Srinagar

Curfew was on Wednesday lifted from three police station areas in the city while it was relaxed “indefinitely” in five other police station areas even as rest of Kashmir Valley remained under restrictions for the fifth consecutive day. “Curfe...
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Afzal Guru hanging: Fourth day of curfew in Kashmir Valley

Afzal Guru hanging: Fourth day of curfew in Kashmir Valley

A curfew is in its fourth day in Indian-administered Kashmir to contain unrest after a man was executed for plotting to attack India’s parliament. Afzal Guru was hanged on Saturday for the December 2001 attack after his clemency plea was...
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In Kashmir, Clashes and Dwindling Supplies As Curfew Continues

In Kashmir, Clashes and Dwindling Supplies As Curfew Continues

The Kashmir Valley is on the fourth day of a government-imposed shutdown begun immediately after the hanging of the militant Muhammad Afzal, also known as Afzal Guru, who comes from the town of Sopore in Baramulla district. Many residents are...
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Police register case against CRPF for using ‘excessive force’

Srinagar, Feb 12: Police have registered a case against a CRPF unit for allegedly using “excessive force” against persons protesting hanging of Muhammad Afzal Guru. “An FIR has been registered against the personnel 92 Battalion CRPF in connec...
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Omar Abdullah slams Afzal Guru’s hanging, says long-term implications ‘far more worrying’

Omar Abdullah slams Afzal Guru’s hanging, says long-term implications ‘far more worrying’

An angry Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah on Sunday slammed the execution of Afzal Guru and said this would reinforce a sense of alienation and injustice among generation of youth in the valley. Omar also said it was...
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Afzal Guru hanging: Fourth day of curfew in tension torn Kashmir

Afzal Guru hanging: Fourth day of curfew in tension torn Kashmir

SRINAGAR: Uninterrupted curfew restrictions continued for the fourth day on Tuesday in Kashmir Valley to prevent violence in the wake of Afzal Guru’s hanging in New Delhi’s Tihar jail. Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said he would help arrange a visit...
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Kashmiris Face Shortage of Food, Essentials

Srinagar, Feb 11: As the Valley continues to remain under curfew for the past three days, residents of various districts are facing acute shortage of food and other essential supplies due to strict clampdown. Asim Sayeed, a resident of Dalgate...
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