Curfew

  • Night curfew extended by 2 months in border areas 14-03-2014 09:07 PM

    With a view to check smuggling and infiltration across Indo-Pak border here, the night curfew has been extended by two months in border areas of the district. The night curfew remains in force in villages Poogal, Khajuwala and Kolayat of the district from 7 pm to 6 am, officials said,...
  • Life in Kashmir turns normal after three days of restrictions 12-02-2014 11:35 AM

    Srinagar: Life in Kashmir valley returned to normal after three days of curfew-like restrictions imposed by authorities and strike called by separatists to mark the death anniversaries of Parliament attack convict Mohammad Afzal Guru and JKLF founder Mohammad Maqbool Bhat. Offices, shops and other commercial establishments including banks and petrol...
  • Afzal Guru's first death anniversary sees curfew-like situation in Kashmir 09-02-2014 10:26 AM

    Srinagar: Curfew-like restrictions were imposed on Sunday in most parts of Kashmir Valley to foil separatists' plans to hold protests to observe the first death anniversary of Parliament-attack convict Mohd Afzal Guru. Barring Handwara in north Kashmir, all major towns in the Valley have been put under security restrictions with...
  • 6 detained for Pratapgarh violence, curfew continues 16-01-2014 01:40 PM

    Police on Thursday detained six persons in connection with communal clashes in Rajasthan's Pratapgarh district, which has left three dead and six injured, even as curfew continued in Kotadi village for second consecutive day. "An additional force of 400 policemen has been deployed in the area to maintain law and...
  • 3 killed, 6 injured in Pratapgarh following clashes between 2 communities; curfew on 15-01-2014 03:26 PM

    Three men were killed and six others injured when a clash broke out between two communities in Rajasthan's Pratapgarh district, prompting the authorities to impose curfew in the region. The incident occurred on Tuesday night when some youths were returning home after a programme when another group of four-five youths...
  • Assam: Indefinite curfew continues in violence-affected villages 28-12-2013 02:17 PM

    Indefinite curfew continued in Chokihola area of Karbi Anglong district of Assam, where Karbi Peoples' Liberation Tiger (KPLT) militants killed four people on Friday, attacking a Naga village, setting fire and firing indiscriminately. The Assam government rushed three companies of additional forces on Friday night to the affected areas so...
  • One killed in police firing in Singrauli, indefinite curfew imposed 14-12-2013 12:24 PM

    One person was killed in police firing in Singrauli town, where an indefinite curfew was clamped this evening following violence, police said. Enraged over the death of a person who was detained by police and later went missing, a large number of people staged a road blockade and set afire...
  • J&K: Curfew imposed in parts of Srinagar ahead of Muharram 13-11-2013 01:39 PM

    Curfew is imposed in Srinagar on Wednesday as a precaution to avoid any unprecedented incident on the occasion of Muharram. "Curfew has been imposed in seven police station areas of the city as a precautionary measure," District Magistrate Srinagar Farooq Ahmed Shah said. He said that restrictions on the movement...
  • Night curfew continues in Egypt 13-11-2013 11:26 AM

    The Egyptian army continued to impose the night curfew despite a ruling by the administrative court that the state of emergency be lifted. The curfew continued on Monday night even after the order earlier in the day to lift the 3-month-old state of emergency. The military spokesman said the army...
  • Andhra Pradesh: Curfew lifted from Vizianagaram, normalcy returns 19-10-2013 02:56 PM

    Curfew was lifted from adjoining Vizianagaram town on Saturday, which saw violence early this month during agitation against proposed bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh, as normalcy returned. The curfew was lifted from the town in the view of improvement in situation and to provide relief to the people, Deputy Inspector General...
  • Day time curfew relaxed in Viziangaram today 14-10-2013 01:29 PM

    Visakhapatnam: The curfew in trouble-hit Vizianagaram town was on Monday relaxed during day time as the situation is fast getting normal, police said. The curfew has been relaxed on Monday from 6 am to 10 pm to provide relief to the people of the town as the situation has improved,...
  • Power hit in AP as employees join protests, curfew in Vizianagram 07-10-2013 10:14 AM

    Hyderabad: Several districts in Andhra Pradesh remain on the edge as anti-Telangana forces have stepped up their agitation. The state is facing a power crisis with over 50,000 workers from the power sector having joined anti-bifurcation protests. Generation and supply of electricity was severely affected in several parts of Coastal...
  • Curfew continues in Seemandhra, shoot-at-sight order in Vizianagaram 06-10-2013 10:55 PM

    Visakhapatnam/Hyderabad: Curfew was clamped in Vizianagaram town and shoot-at-sight orders issued by district authorities in the wake of Saturday's large-scale violence by anti-bifurcation agitators who remained undeterred and indulged in fresh violence on Sunday and clashed with police. Police fired rubber bullets in the air at Kothapeta area on the...
  • Telangana fallout: Shoot-at-sight orders in place, train services hit 06-10-2013 03:07 PM

    Vijayanagaram: Curfew has been imposed in Vizianagaram town with police given the orders to shoot at sight in the wake of large-scale violence by anti-bifurcation agitators, police said in Hyderabad. Additional forces have also been rushed to the district. More than 50,000 employees of the electricity department have threatened to...
  • Curfew, shoot-at-sight orders in Vizianagaram 06-10-2013 10:29 AM

    Hyderabad: Curfew has been imposed in Vizianagaram town with police given the orders to shoot at sight in the wake of large-scale violence by anti-bifurcation agitators, police said in Hyderabad. Vizianagaram, a town in coastal Andhra, has been roiling since the Union Cabinet's decision to create the state of Telangana...
  • One-month extension to commission probing Kishtwar clashes 28-09-2013 03:11 PM

    A one-month extension has been given by the Jammu and Kashmir government to the one-man commission probing Kishtwar communal clashes which left three persons dead and dozens others injured last month. As per a notification issued by the General Administration Department in Srinagar, the government has extended the time for...
  • Strike disrupts normal life in Kashmir, curfew on in Shopian 21-09-2013 11:57 AM

    Normal life was disrupted in Kashmir Valley on Saturday due to a strike called by hardline Hurriyat Conference to protest the killing of five persons in CRPF firing in Shopian, where curfew continued for the ninth consecutive day. Shops, offices, business establishments, educational institutions and petrol pumps were shut and...
  • Harda: Shoot-at-sight orders issued in curfew-bound town 20-09-2013 06:25 PM

    The situation in curfew-bound Cheepabad-Khirkiya town of Harda district remained tense on Friday, after which the district administration issued shoot-at-sight orders, as a precautionary measure. "Though no untoward incident took place in the troubled town since curfew was imposed, the administration issued shoot-at-sight orders as a precautionary measure," Harda district's...
  • Separatist march to curfew-bound Shopian foiled, senior leaders under house arrest 20-09-2013 01:32 PM

    The authorities placed senior leaders of the moderate Hurriyat group, including Mirwaiz Umer Farooq, under house arrest on Friday to foil their bid to march to curfew-bound south Kashmir's Shopian town. Mirwaiz Umer had called for a march to the curfew-bound Shopian town by separatist leaders and activists on Friday....
  • MP: Curfew imposed in Harda after violence 19-09-2013 06:39 PM

    Curfew was imposed on Thursday in Cheepabad-Khirkiya town of the district following arson and stone-pelting triggered by the death of an animal as police used canes and fired in the air to curb violence, officials said. An animal was hit by an adivasi, following which it died in an agriculture...
  • BJP leader Uma Bharti detained while going to Muzaffarnagar 17-09-2013 05:17 PM

    Lucknow: Bharatiya Janata Party leader Uma Bharti on Tuesday was detained enroute to riot-hit Muzaffarnagar in Uttar Pradesh. The district had witnessed violence last week in which over 40 people lost their lives. Her visit to the state comes a day after Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Congress President Sonia Gandhi,...
  • J&K: Mirwaiz Umar Farooq arrested, stopped from going to Shopian 17-09-2013 04:19 PM

    Kashmiri separatist leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq was arrested in Srinagar on Tuesdayto restrain him from visiting Jammu and Kashmir's curfew bound Shopian town, police sources said. Police sources said Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, chairman of the moderate Hurriyat group, was stopped from going to Shopian Tuesday in the afternoon. "Mirwaiz Umar...
  • After Sharad Yadav, JD(U) MP detained, prevented from visiting riot-hit areas 17-09-2013 11:23 AM

    JD(U) MP Ali Anwar Ansari was on Tuesday prevented from visiting the riot-hit areas in Muzaffarnagar and detained at the railway station by the UP police. Circle Officer, Sanjeev Bajpai said Ansari was detained as a preventive measure in view of the situation in the region. Ansari said, "The state...
  • Curfew remains in force in Shopian district 15-09-2013 04:06 PM

    Srinagar: Shopian district continued to remain under the curfew for the fourth consecutive day Sunday, while restrictions were imposed in other major towns of south Kashmir, following clashes after the killing of five persons in CRPF firing since September 7. "Shopian continues to be under curfew. Restrictions have also been...
  • Curfew lifted from South Kashmir towns, except Shopian 14-09-2013 01:16 PM

    Curfew was on Saturday lifted from parts of Kulgam and Pulwama districts, while it remained in force in Shopian township for third consecutive day following killing of five persons in firing by security forces. "The curfew has been lifted from everywhere except Shopian town, where it will continue," a police...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: Curfew relaxed for 12 hours 14-09-2013 12:11 PM

    The situation in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar district and its adjoining areas, where communal clashes took place, was peaceful Saturday, officials said. The curfew was relaxed for 12 hours. Security personnel are maintaining tight vigil as the situation was still tense in rural areas. Curfew was also relaxed Friday for 12...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: Curfew lifted for the day as tensions subside 13-09-2013 12:33 PM

    Muzaffarnagar: The tensions in Muzaffarnagar seem to be under control after violent riots in the city and the neighbouring areas had left 48 people dead. Uttar Pradesh ADG Law and Order P Arun Kumar said that the situation in Muzaffarnagar is normal and added that curfew has been lifted for...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: No reports of violence, curfew relaxed for 12 hours 13-09-2013 12:27 PM

    With calm prevailing in riot-hit areas of Muzaffarnagar, the administration on Friday eased curfew for 12 hours in the district. Curfew imposed in Kotwali, Civil Lines and Nai Mandi areas of the district on Saturday last following communal violence was relaxed from 7 am on Friday morning till 7 pm,...
  • Indefinite curfew in Shopian after man fatally shot dead by CRPF 13-09-2013 08:08 AM

    Indefinite curfew was on Thursday imposed in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian town in the wake of protests against the gunning down of a man on Wednesday, officials said. Residents said Muhammad Rafi Rather, a 28-year-old bus driver, was shot down by the paramilitary Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel posted...
  • RLD chief Ajit Singh detained in Ghaziabad while going to Muzaffarnagar 12-09-2013 01:11 PM

    Ghaziabad: RLD chief Ajit Singh was on Thursday detained in Ghaziabad when he was on his way to Muzaffarnagar. The RLD chief was stopped for the second time in the last four days from entering Uttar Pradesh. On Wednesday, the RLD chief and his son Jayant Singh were stopped at...