A court in Jammu and Kashmir’s frontier town of Kupwara on Friday awarded death penalty to four persons convicted of rape and murder of a 14-year-old student.
Hardline pro-Pakistan separatist leader Massarat Aalam Bhat was shifted to a Jammu jail from Srinagar overnight after the authorities in Jammu and Kashmir again slapped the state’s stringent Public Sa
Cracking the whip, the Jammu and Kashmir government on Thursday booked separatist leader Masarat Alam under the Public Safety Act, a law that allows two years in jail without trial.
Social activist Swami Agnivesh and Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front chairman Yasin Malik on a 30-hour hungerstrike in Srinagar on Saturday. (Photo: AP)
A teenage student was killed in police firing during a clash with an irate crowd at Narabal, on the outskirts of Jammu and Kashmir’s summer capital Srinagar, on Saturday.
After two days of violent protests, Kashmir Valley on Sunday remained tense with stray incidents of stone-pelting in Budgam district over the killing of a teenage boy in police firing on Saturday.
Jammu and Kashmir government ordered a magisterial probe into the killing of a youth in firing by security forces during a protest demonstration in Budgam district on Saturday.
More than thirty people, most of them police personnel, were injured as parts of Srinagar and Tral, a township about 42 kilometres south of Jammu and Kashmir’s summer capital, erupted again on Friday
Authorities on Saturday placed several separatists, including moderate Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, under house arrest even as a strike called by hardline Hurriyat leader Syed Ali
JKLF chairman Yaseen Malik and social activist Swami Agnivesh were detained on Saturday when they tried to lead a march towards Narbal in central Kashmir's Budgam district where a youth was killed in