Life in Valley turns normal after three days of restrictions

Life in Kashmir valley returned to normal after three days of curfew-like restrictions imposed by authorities and strike called by separatists to mark the death anniversaries of Parliament attack convict Mohammad Afzal Guru and JKLF founder Mohammad Maqbool Bhat.

Curfew-like restrictions in Valley for 2nd consecutive day

Curfew-like restrictions continued for second consecutive day on Monday in most parts of the Kashmir valley to foil separatists` plans to hold protests to observe the death anniversaries of Parliament attack convict Mohammad Afzal Guru and JKLF founder Mohammad Maqbool Bhat.

Sec 144 to be imposed in Kupwara from February 9 to 11

Jammu and Kashmir government will impose Section 144 in areas of Kupwara from February 9 to 11 to prevent law and order problems on death anniversary of Parliament attack convict Mohammad Afzal Guru.

JeM chief Masood Azhar`s address to rally in PoK raises questions: Report

A massive rally organised in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir by the banned Jaish-e-Mohammed led by Masood Azhar "raises questions about the state?s policy towards militancy", a media report said on Sunday.

Jawan beheading, payoffs allegation, Keran make news in J&K

Jammu and Kashmir witnessed a tumultuous year with many incidents hogging national attention -- beheading of a jawan on LoC by Pakistani troops, ceasefire violations, allegation of political pay offs by a former army chief and demand for debate on revoking Article 370.

In a book, Afzal Guru praised Taliban chief Mullah Omar

In a book released seven months after his execution, Parliament attack convict Mohammad Afzal Guru had praised Taliban chief Mullah Mohammad Omar for standing up to the United States and allied forces in Afghanistan.

Malik plans fast in Delhi demanding return of Guru`s remains

JKLF chairman Mohammad Yasin Malik on Tuesday announced a 48-hour long hunger strike next month in Delhi to press for the return of Parliament attack convict Mohammad Afzal Guru`s mortal remains.

India, Pakistan cannot sideline Kashmir issue: Hurriyat

Hurriyat Conference expressed concern over "increasing confrontation" between India and Pakistan and said it will intensify efforts to bring together 2 countries to resolve Kashmir issue.

Strike evokes little response in Kashmir Valley

A strike called by a group of separatists demanding return of bodies of Parliament attack convict Mohammad Afzal Guru and JKLF founder Mohammad Maqbool Bhat evoked little response in Kashmir Valley Thursday.

Strike evokes mix response in Kashmir Valley

A strike called by a group of separatists demanding return of bodies of Mohammad Afzal Guru and Mohammad Maqbool Bhat evoked mixed response.

Separatists in J&K issue weekly protest calendar

Majlis Mashawarat, amalgamation of separatist groups, issued weekly protest calendar to demand handing over of mortal remains of Mohammad Afzal Guru and Mohammad Maqbool Bhat to their families.

Separatists call for shutdown to demand Guru`s mortal remains

A united forum of various separatist groups on Monday issued a strike call for Friday to press their demand seeking the mortal remains of Parliament attack convict Mohammad Afzal Guru.

Normal life hit in Kashmir due to separatist-sponsored strike

Normal life was disrupted in Kashmir Valley for the second day on Thursday due to a strike called by hardline Hurriyat Conference.

J&K CPI(M) demands probe into death of woman during raid

Jammu and Kashmir unit of CPI(M) on Monday demanded a time-bound probe into the death of a woman during a raid by security forces at her residence in south Kashmir`s Kulgam district.

Afzal requested family not to mourn his demise in final letter

Mohammad Afzal Guru had no remorse at the time of execution and he had asked his family not to mourn his death.

J&K legislator to move resolution seeking Afzal Guru`s remains

Independent MLA Sheikh Abdul Rashid will move resolution in coming session of Jammu and Kashmir Assembly for handing over mortal remains of Parliament attack convict Mohammad Afzal Guru to family.

Over 50 arrested for stone-pelting after Afzal`s hanging

Protests were held at many places across Kashmir even after authorities imposed curfew in the Valley after Guru was hanged in Tihar Jail in Delhi on February 9.

Amnesty condemns Afzal Guru`s execution

Global human rights group Amnesty International said hanging of Mohammad Afzal Guru, indicates a "disturbing and regressive trend" towards executions shrouded in secrecy.

PM calls off northeast visit after Afzal hanging

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh cancelled his visit to Tripura and Nagaland following Afzal Guru`s hanging Saturday, a Congress leader said.

Mumbai on alert after Afzal Guru`s hanging

An alert has been sounded and extensive security measures were taken across the metropolis by city police in the wake of hanging of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru in the national capital, police said on Saturday.