Shopian Protests

  • J&K: Woman abducted, held captive for over 12 hrs November 11, 2012

    Srinagar: Police in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district are on the lookout for four youths who allegedly abducted a 25-year-old woman and kept her captive for nearly 12 hours. Meanwhile, protests were held in the Shopian district after the victim was rescued on Saturday night. She was found in an unconscious...
  • Amarnath Yatra delayed by Shopian protests June 10, 2009

    Jammu: The annual Amarnath Yatra has met another roadblock and has being delayed for over a week. The Yatra was delayed in 2008, too, over the Amarnath land row and in 2009, protests over the death of two women in Shopian is threatening to derail the annual pilgrimage. The Yatra, which was...
  • Restrictions in Srinagar to foil Shopian protest march June 8, 2009

    Srinagar: Authorities on Monday imposed curfew-like restrictions in Jammu and Kashmir's summer capital to foil the separatists' call for a Shopian march on the same day. Before his arrest on Saturday, hardline separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani had asked the people to resume their normal activities from Tuesday and called for...