Srinagar: Eid festivities on Monday were marred in Kashmir Valley as clashes broke out between protesting youths and police soon after the congregational prayers concluded in Anantnag and Sopore towns, police said.
Clashes broke out in Anantnag, 50 km from here, when police tried to prevent a large group of teenage boys from taking out a protest rally after the congregational Eid-ul-Adha prayers, they said.
The agitators threw stones at police, who retaliated with tear smoke canisters.
Several people, including two policemen, were injured in the clash....more
02:48 PM, Nov 07, 2011
New Delhi: The world celebrates Eid-ul-Zuha on Monday and While India's waking up to the festivities, President Pratibha Patil, Prime Minister Mamohan Singh and Sonia Gandhi greeted the nation on the occasion. "On the festive occasion of Eid-ul Zuha, I express my warm greetings and best wishes to all my fellow citizens and to my Muslim brothers and sisters, in particular," Patil said in her message. "May this unique festival...
07:47 AM, Nov 07, 2011