Baramullah

  • Afzal Guru hanged, buried in Tihar jail; two injured in protests in Kashmir February 9, 2013

    New Delhi: Afzal Guru has been buried inside the Tihar jail complex, a prison official told PTI on Saturday. "He (Guru) was buried near jail number three," he added. This was similar to the case of Pakistani terrorist Ajmal Kasab, who was buried in Pune's Yerwada jail soon after his...
  • J&K: 2 infants die in hospital, parents allege negligence December 16, 2012

    Grief and anger was witnessed in a government hospital in Baramullah after two infants on ventilator support died at. Families allege the authorities failed to switch on the back up when power failed. ...
  • J&K: Power cut in govt hospital leaves 2 infants dead December 16, 2012

    Baramullah: In a case of shocking apathy, power failure in a Baramulla hospital killed two infants on ventilator support on Friday evening. The family claims that the hospital officials refused to turn on the generator during a twohour power supply cut. Residents and family members of two infants who died at...
  • J&K: Teachers arrested for sexual assault, abuse September 4, 2012

    Jammu: Two school teachers were arrested from different districts of Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday in connection with two different cases. In Kishtwar, a teacher at a girls school was arrested for allegedly attempting to rape a student. The school has been shut for a few days. Meanwhile, in Baramulla, another teacher...
  • Major reshuffle in Jammu and Kashmir police July 14, 2009

    Srinagar: Amid the growing unrest in Jammu and Kashmir, the state government on Tuesday ordered a major shakeup in the police department transferring many senior officers. The reshuffle in the state police was ordered in the cabinet meeting headed by Chief Minister Omar Abdullah. The shakeup comes as protests have been raging...
  • Kashmir on the boil, protests spread to Srinagar July 1, 2009

    Srinagar: Baramullah in Kashmir burnt for the third day on Wednesday with violent protests over a local woman's allegations of police harassment. The protests are being seen as a litmus test for the new Omar Abdullah government in the state, coming as it does close on the heels of the...
  • After Shopian, Baramullah protests rock JK June 30, 2009

    Kashmir: Kashmir is on the boil again with violent protests against alleged police atrocity and misbehaviour with a woman. With memories of Shopian incident still fresh, it's now an incident in Baramulla that has got protestors out on the streets of Kashmir. Angry protestors pelted stones and clashed with police...
  • JK on the boil after woman alleges misbehaviour by cops June 29, 2009

    Srinagar: An indefinite curfew was imposed in Baramulla town of north Kashmir on Monday following violent protests over alleged police misbehaviour. A woman was killed and several others were injured in the protest. The curfew was imposed in the town, 55 kms from Srinagar, after security personnel opened fire to...
  • Over 40 per cent voting in Baramulla May 13, 2009

    Baramulla: Hundreds of thousands of enthusiastic voters came out in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla constituency on Wednesday to exercise their franchise despite a boycott call by separatists and threats from militant groups. According to rough estimates, some 421,000 voters of over one million electorate cast their votes by 5 pm in...
  • Kashmir to get train service from August April 10, 2008

    Kashmir: The first train across the Kashmir valley is scheduled to begin its run from August this year. And most people have big expectations of the world's second highest railway line. It will start running from Qazigund to Baramullah in August and Union Railway Minister Lalu Prasad is planning to inaugurate...
  • Honour killing? Family kills girl to prevent love marriage March 11, 2008

    Pattan (Srinagar): Twentyfouryearold Hilal Ahmad has not been able to come to terms with the tragedy that has hit him. Ahmad's dream of marrying his childhood sweetheart, Safia, will remain a dream now after she died under mysterious circumstances last week. Ahmad alleges foul play. "The way she was buried in...