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Geelani’s shutdown call hits life in Srinagar


June 11th, 2011 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 11 (IANS) Life across the Jammu and Kashmir summer capital was affected Saturday following a shutdown called by hardline separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani, whom the authorities placed ... Read more...

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Sequence of events leading to Ramdev’s detention (Lead)


June 5th, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) The Ramlila Ground here Saturday witnessed high drama ranging from yoga guru Baba Ramdev's diatribe against the government to a police crackdown to end his ... Read more...

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Sequence of events leading to Ramdev’s detention


June 5th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) The Ramlila Ground Saturday witnessed high drama ranging from yoga Guru Ramdev's diatribe against the government to a police crackdown to end his fast, leading ... Read more...

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Congress workers protest outside BJP office


March 2nd, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) Tear gas shells and water cannons were used to disperse around 300 Youth Congress activists protesting outside the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) office here ... Read more...

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11-member political delegation meets separatist leader Malik in Srinagar


December 4th, 2010 - 8:59 pm ICT by ANI
By Parvez ButtSrinagar, Dec.4 (ANI): Eleven member delegation, comprising representatives of seven political groups and three civil society members met separatist leader Yasin Malik in Srinagar.The delegation, comprising Ram Vilas Paswan ... Read more...

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Clairvoyance or hope? Youth predicts end to Kashmir sufferings


November 21st, 2010 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
By F. Ahmed Srinagar, Nov 21 (IANS) A sharp political mind, hopeful, clairvoyant...call him what you will. But a Kashmiri youth who had correctly predicted fresh turmoil in the valley from June now ... Read more...

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Kashmir unrest: Private sector lays off 50,000 employees


October 9th, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 9 (IANS) Four months and counting... The unending unrest in the Kashmir Valley has begun to pinch hard the state's economy. Some 50,000 skilled and non-skilled workers have been retrenched ... Read more...

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Continue protests, Mirwaiz tells Kashmiris


July 6th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 6 (IANS) Moderate separatist leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Tuesday asked Kashmiris to continue with peaceful protests in the Muslim-dominated valley following death of two civilians, including a woman, in alleged ... Read more...

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10 injured in Kashmir clashes


April 15th, 2010 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 14 (IANS) Ten people, including five policemen, were injured as protestors clashed with the security forces Wednesday in Jammu and Kashmir's Sopore town, police said. The protests started after a youth ... Read more...

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Two injured in Sopore clashes


March 12th, 2010 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 12 (IANS) Two people were injured in clashes between stone-pelting protesters and security forces in Kashmir's Sopore town Friday after the visit of hardline separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani. Geelani visited ... Read more...

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Stone pelting is un-Islamic: Kashmiri cleric


March 10th, 2010 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) Terming stone pelting as a form of protest un-Islamic, the Grand Mufti of Jammu and Kashmir, Maulana Bashir-ud-Din, Wednesday said such violent practices were against the ... Read more...

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Massive protests rock Srinagar as another student dies


February 5th, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 5 (IANS) Massive protests erupted in the summer capital Srinagar over the death of a schoolboy Friday, the second such incident in a week, with locals and relatives alleging the ... Read more...

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Over 40 injured in violent protests in Kashmir (Lead)


February 3rd, 2010 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 3 (IANS) At least 40 people, including 19 security men, were injured across the Kashmir Valley Wednesday as stone-pelting mobs clashed with security forces, protesting over the death of a ... Read more...

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Heavy stone pelting in shutdown-hit Srinagar


February 3rd, 2010 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 3 (IANS) Heavy stone pelting in the Jammu and Kashmir summer capital over the death of a schoolboy three days ago triggered panic Wednesday and prompted the authorities to beef ... Read more...

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Youths clash with police in Jammu and Kashmir


January 1st, 2010 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 1 (IANS) Over a dozen people, including policemen, were injured in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla Friday afternoon as groups of youth pelted stones and clashed with police, an official said. Groups ... Read more...

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7 injured in protester-police clashes in north Kashmir


October 5th, 2009 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 5 (IANS) Seven people, including two policemen, were injured in clashes between protesters and police in the twin north Kashmir towns of Sopore and Baramulla Monday. A protester, identified as Farooq ... Read more...

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Operation Lalgarh: Forces face tough resistance


June 19th, 2009 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
Lalgarh (West Bengal) June 19(ANI): The West Bengal Police supported by Central Paramilitary forces launched "operation Lalgarh" to clear the areas in and around Lalgarh from Maoist captivity in West Midnapore district. ... Read more...

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Tear gas shells make this Kashmiri smile


March 1st, 2009 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 1 (IANS) There is a silver lining to each smoky burst of a tear gas shell in the uptown Maisuma area here - at least for 35-year-old Kashmiri scrap collector ... Read more...

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Two killed, 40 injured in Kashmir protests Friday (Roundup)


September 12th, 2008 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 12 (IANS) Two people were killed and more than 40 injured as protesters clashed with security forces after Friday prayers in separate incidents in the Kashmir Valley.Authorities imposed curfew in ... Read more...

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