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Separatists call strike against Rajnath Singh's visit, restrictions continue in Srinagar

Separatists call strike against Rajnath Singh's visit, restrictions continue in Srinagar

Normal life in Kashmir was today hit due to a strike called by separatist groups against the visit of Home Minister Rajnath Singh, even as authorities continued restrictions in parts of Srinagar city for a second consecutive day as a precautionary measure.

Sep 10, 2017, 14:39 PM IST
Restrictions imposed in parts of Srinagar ahead of separatists sit-in outside NIA headquarters

Restrictions imposed in parts of Srinagar ahead of separatists sit-in outside NIA headquarters

Authorities on Saturday imposed restrictions in parts of the city here to maintain law and order in the wake of apprehensions of trouble as the separatists had announced to hold a sit-in outside the NIA headquarters in Delhi.

Sep 09, 2017, 13:16 PM IST

Restrictions in Srinagar to prevent separatist protests

Srinagar District Magistrate Farooq Ahmad Lone said restrictions under section 144 CrPc were imposed in areas falling under the jurisdiction of seven police stations -- Rainawari, Khanyar, Nowhatta, M.R.Gunj, Safa Kadal, Maisuma and Ram Munshibagh.

Jul 21, 2017, 13:04 PM IST

Restrictions in Srinagar after militant's death

Hizbul militant Sajad Ahmad Gilkar, who belonged to Pandan locality in Nowhatta area, was among the three militants who died in Tuesday's gunfight with security forces in Redbug village.

 

Jul 12, 2017, 11:22 AM IST
Have cracked case of lynching of DSP Ayub Pandith: Jammu and Kashmir Police

Have cracked case of lynching of DSP Ayub Pandith: Jammu and Kashmir Police

The J&K Police on Thursday said it had cracked the case of lynching of DSP Ayub Pandith.

Jul 06, 2017, 21:35 PM IST
J&K police halves security of separatist Mirwaiz Umar Farooq from 16 to 8 personnel

J&K police halves security of separatist Mirwaiz Umar Farooq from 16 to 8 personnel

Authorities in Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday downgraded the security cover given to senior separatist leader, Mirwaiz Umer Farooq.

Jul 05, 2017, 23:12 PM IST
J&K police downgrades security of separatist Mirwaiz Umar Farooq

J&K police downgrades security of separatist Mirwaiz Umar Farooq

The Mirwaiz was accorded 'Z' category security cover after Hizbul Mujahideen militants shot dead his father, Mirwaiz Molvi Mohammad Farooq, at his residence in 1990.

Jul 05, 2017, 20:46 PM IST

Restrictions in parts of Srinagar against separatists' protest

Restrictions have been imposed in five police stations in downtown (old city) areas of Srinagar the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said.

Jun 30, 2017, 11:30 AM IST
J&K cop lynching: Five of 12 identified held, SP transferred

J&K cop lynching: Five of 12 identified held, SP transferred

Top police officials expressed resolve that the guilty would not spared for the brutal killing of DSP Mohammad Ayub Pandith and said that a Special Investigation Team (SIT) had been formed to probe the case.

Jun 24, 2017, 23:08 PM IST
J&K cop lynching: Three more arrested; SIT to probe case

J&K cop lynching: Three more arrested; SIT to probe case

A mob had lynched Deputy Superintendent of Police Mohammad Ayoub Pandith outside the Jamia Masjid – Srinagar's biggest mosque in Nowhatta area – on Thursday.

Jun 24, 2017, 12:52 PM IST
Jammu and Kashmir DSP lynching: Superintendent of Police​ transferred

Jammu and Kashmir DSP lynching: Superintendent of Police​ transferred

Nowhatta, where the lynching took place on Thursday night, falls under the jurisdiction of the North Srinagar SP.

Jun 24, 2017, 11:06 AM IST

Senior separatist leader Mirwaiz calls officer's lynching 'brutal act'

"Deeply disturbed and condemn the brutal act at Nowhatta," the Mirwaiz tweeted about the Thursday killing of Deputy Superintendent of Police Muhammad Ayub Pandit outside Jamia Masjid in Nowhatta area.

Jun 23, 2017, 15:05 PM IST
Clashes erupt between protestors, cops in J&K's Sopore, Srinagar after Friday prayers

Clashes erupt between protestors, cops in J&K's Sopore, Srinagar after Friday prayers

Clashes broke out between protestors and security forces after Friday prayers in north Kashmir's Sopore town and Old City in Srinagar.

May 26, 2017, 20:45 PM IST

Clashes break out in Kashmir

Clashes broke out between protesters and security forces in Nowhatta area of Srinagar city and in Shopian town in south Kashmir on Friday, police said.

May 12, 2017, 15:59 PM IST

14 cops injured in grenade attack in Srinagar

Militants hurled the grenade on a police party next to Ganjbaksh Park in Nowhatta area of Srinagar around 7.00 pm.

Apr 02, 2017, 20:41 PM IST
Curfew in parts of Srinagar to prevent post-prayer protests

Curfew in parts of Srinagar to prevent post-prayer protests

Mirwaiz Umer Farooq has been placed under house arrest in his uptown Nigeen residence on the outskirts of Srinagar.

Oct 28, 2016, 09:24 AM IST

Curfew imposed in parts of Srinagar ahead of Friday prayers

Curfew was imposed in seven police station areas of the city today due to apprehensions of violence after Friday prayers. After increased movement of private vehicles for six days, the roads across Srinagar city today wore a deserted look.

Oct 07, 2016, 11:16 AM IST

Curfew lifted, clashes begin in Kashmir

At least 71 people have been killed and over 11,000 injured in the ongoing violence that started in Jammu and Kashmir on July 9, a day after the killing of top militant, Burhan Wani.

Aug 31, 2016, 10:21 AM IST
CRPF commandant unfurls flag in Srinagar, martyred an hour later; mother says 'kaisa Bharat hai' – Watch heart-rending video

CRPF commandant unfurls flag in Srinagar, martyred an hour later; mother says 'kaisa Bharat hai' – Watch heart-rending video

Last rites of CRPF commandant Pramod Kumar, who lost his life in Nowhatta terror attack on Monday, was performed in Jharkhand's Jamtara on Tuesday.

Aug 16, 2016, 14:56 PM IST
CRPF officer, two militants killed in Srinagar

CRPF officer, two militants killed in Srinagar

A CRPF officer and two militants were killed while nine others were injured when ultras attacked security forces at Nowhatta in downtown Srinagar on Monday.

Aug 15, 2016, 17:00 PM IST