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Jammu and Kashmir unit of Shiv Sena to hoist tricolour at Lal Chowk today

Jammu and Kashmir unit of Shiv Sena to hoist tricolour at Lal Chowk today

Farooq Abdullah had dared the Narendra Modi government at the Centre to hoist the national flag at Lal Chowk before talking about hoisting one in Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir.

Dec 06, 2017, 07:48 AM IST

Will hoist national flag in Lal Chowk: J&K unit of Shiv Sena

Farooq Abdullah had said, "They (centre and BJP) are talking about raising the flag in PoK. I ask them first you go and raise the tricolour at Lal Chowk in Srinagar. They can't even do that here and they are talking about PoK".

Nov 28, 2017, 23:40 PM IST
Suresh Raina salutes Kashmiri Pandit who chanted 'Bharat Mata Ki Jai' at Srinagar's Lal Chowk

Suresh Raina salutes Kashmiri Pandit who chanted 'Bharat Mata Ki Jai' at Srinagar's Lal Chowk

Despite the protest call, all official functions including parades, flag hoisting and cultural programmes were held peacefully across the Valley.

Aug 16, 2017, 13:37 PM IST

National Conference, Congress stage protest outside Jammu and Kashmir assembly

Opposition National Conference (NC) and the Congress on Saturday protested outside the state assembly against "innocent killings" in Kashmir.

Jun 17, 2017, 12:45 PM IST
Yasin Malik arrested in Srinagar

Yasin Malik arrested in Srinagar

 Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chief Yasin Malik was arrested in Srinagar on Friday when he tried to lead a protest march here.

Jun 09, 2017, 15:50 PM IST
Stone pelting in Kashmir: Squad of Muslims, sadhus begin journey to Valley, to perform yajna at Lal Chowk

Stone pelting in Kashmir: Squad of Muslims, sadhus begin journey to Valley, to perform yajna at Lal Chowk

In a mission to support the Indian Army in Jammu and Kashmir, a squad of 1000 people - comprising of sadhus and Hindu priests from Jan Sena, a Kanpur-based religious organisation, began their journey to the Valley on Sunday, apparently to help Army jawans and paramilitary forces take on stone-pelters in the strife-torn state. 

May 07, 2017, 13:37 PM IST

Restrictions in parts of Srinagar: Police

Restrictions in parts of Srinagar continued for the second day today to maintain law and order in the city in wake of proposed march of the separatists to Lal Chowk city centre and to the local office of the United Nations here

Feb 10, 2017, 14:11 PM IST

Normal life remains affected in Kashmir Valley

Normal life remained affected in Kashmir Valley on Wednesday due to the strike called by separatists, even as some inter-districts cabs plied on the roads.

Nov 23, 2016, 12:40 PM IST

Life limping back to normal in Kashmir Valley

Unrest-hit Kashmir Valley is gradually limping back to normalcy with significant increase in the number of people coming out in Srinagar.

Oct 06, 2016, 12:52 PM IST

Curfew lifted from Srinagar

Curfew was on Saturday lifted from Srinagar as the situation improved in the city, but normal life remained affected in the Kashmir Valley due to the separatist-sponsored strike for the 85th consecutive day.

Oct 01, 2016, 12:24 PM IST

BSF troops deployed in J&K after 12 years

The Border Security Force (BSF), which was taken off counter-insurgency operations in Jammu and Kashmir in 2004, was today deployed in the summer capital here after a gap of 12 years.

Aug 22, 2016, 20:51 PM IST
Unrest in Valley continues; separatists Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Farooq taken into preventive custody

Unrest in Valley continues; separatists Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Farooq taken into preventive custody

Curfew remained in force in entire Srinagar district and Anantnag town today to thwart the separatists' plan to stage a two-day sit-in in the city centre.

Aug 13, 2016, 13:21 PM IST
Anti-nationalism: Separatists warn children in Kashmir against celebrating Independence Day

Anti-nationalism: Separatists warn children in Kashmir against celebrating Independence Day

The separatists have been fuelling tensions in Kashmir, ever since Hizbul Mujahideen poster boy Burhan Wani was gunned down by the security forces.

Aug 12, 2016, 11:19 AM IST

Mehbooba Mufti asks students to help implement 'odd-even' in J&K

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Friday sought cooperation of people of the state to cope with increased road traffic and called upon students to voluntarily help implement odd-even scheme, similar to the one in Delhi.

May 06, 2016, 20:13 PM IST

Kashmiri pandits celebrate Janamashtami in Valley

Attired in their colourful best with some kids dressed up as Lord Krishna, dozens of Kashmiri pandits on Saturday took out a procession here to celebrate 'Janamashtami.'

Sep 05, 2015, 14:52 PM IST

Shutdown in parts of Kashmir over youth's mysterious death

 A shutdown was on Monday observed in Lal Chowk and adjoining areas of the city as shopkeepers downed shutters protesting the 'suspicious' death of a youth, whose body was fished out from Jhelum river yesterday.

Jul 27, 2015, 17:47 PM IST

J&K BJP leader seeks Shah's permission to hoist Tricolour at Lal Chowk

A Jammu and Kashmir BJP leader on Monday met party president Amit Shah and sought his permission to hoist the national flag at Lal Chowk in Srinagar, saying it would be a befitting reply to anti-national forces whose activities, he said, have increased in the valley.

Jul 20, 2015, 21:35 PM IST

Dozens of government employees detained for protesting in J&K

 Dozens of government employees were detained as they tried to stage a protest march here against abolition of municipal committees at the famous resorts of Pahalgam and Gulmarg in the state.

Jul 09, 2015, 14:55 PM IST

Abdullah makes first public appearance post organ transplant

Opposition National Conference president and former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah, who has been out of the public eye for almost a year due to organ transplant, today made a surprise visit to Lal Chowk city centre here.

Apr 22, 2015, 19:51 PM IST

Shiv Sena protests against separatist leader Masarat Alam in J&K

Jammu Shiv Sena protested against separatist leader Masarat Alam after he waved Pakistan's flag and raised anti-India slogans during a rally at the Lal Chowk yesterday.

Apr 16, 2015, 13:49 PM IST