Srinagar

  • Violent protests break out in Srinagar after Eid prayers, police use tear gas 3 days ago

    Srinagar: Massive protests broke out in Srinagar soon after Eid prayers on Tuesday, with many shouting anti-Israel and pro-freedom slogans. Protesters in the Eidgah area clashed with police officers who used tear gas and lathicharged the demonstrators. Clashes also took place near the Masiuma area. Many separatists leaders had been...
  • On Eid eve, sellers dictate prices in Srinagar 4 days ago

    Srinagar: Despite appeals for austerity by religious and social groups, frenzied Eid shopping started on Sunday, two days ahead of the festival, with sellers dictating the prices. Markets are full of edibles, including mutton, poultry, eggs and festive merchandise like firecrackers and toys for children, garments for families and jewellery for...
  • J&K: Protests held against Israel's Gaza incursion 6 days ago

    Srinagar: Protests were held in Srinagar on Friday against Israel's Gaza incursion. Police had to resort to tar gas shelling and also had to fire in the air. Kashmir has seen several protests against the killing of civilians in Gaza in the past few days. Shops in the area have...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey July 16, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Dry weather results in price rise of potatoes July 16, 2014

    Inflation is showing no sign of letting up as tomato prices have shot up in the metros. Deficient rains across the country have led to a fall in production which has squeezed supplies to cities. Tomato prices have touched a high of Rs 60 in many parts of Delhi, hurting...
  • Anti-Israel protests in Srinagar again July 15, 2014

    Srinagar: Scores of youths on Tuesday walked through busy markets shouting slogans to denounce the Israeli bombing of Gaza that have killed nearly 190 Palestinians, officials and witnesses said. Although schools and colleges were shut in the Kashmir Valley on Tuesday for a 15-day summer recess, the young from the city...
  • CJ Mushtaq fights garbage woes in Srinagar July 6, 2014

    Mushtaq Khan, a resident of Srinagar city has turned CJ to highlight the unscientific disposal of municipal waste in his city. This, according to CJ and residents, has led to contamination of natural resources as well as resulted in foul smell engulfing the residential areas in and around Srinagar Municipal...
  • The Citizen Journalist Show July 6, 2014

    This week, a father's appeal to help find his missing son, a cj demands safe and environmental friendly disposal of municipal garbage in Srinagar, a construction worker picks up CJ mike to demand her rights, your pictures and much more. ...
  • Restrictions in Srinagar ahead of PM Narendra Modi's visit July 4, 2014

    Srinagar: Restrictions were imposed in some areas of summer capital Srinagar and senior separatist leaders were placed under house arrest on Friday, a day when Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives on his maiden visit. "Restrictions have been imposed in five police station areas of Khanyar, Rainawari, Nowhatta, M.R. Gunj and Safa...
  • Snapshot: Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Katra Station seen from space July 4, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday inaugurated the Udhampur-Katra rail link by flagging of the Vaishno Devi Express. The train to Katra near Mata Vaishno Devi shrine, is part of the 292 kilometre Udhampur-Srinagar-Baramulla railway line that would eventually connect Kashmir with the rest of the country. The 25 km stretch...
  • J&K: Three more pilgrims die en-route to Amarnath shrine July 3, 2014

    Srinagar: Three more pilgrims including a Sadhu on Thursday died en-route to the 3,880-metre-high holy cave shrine of Amarnath in Jammu and Kashmir, taking the death toll in the ongoing yatra to eight, officials said. A 59-year-old sadhu, hailing from Tamil Nadu, died at Baltal base camp hospital in Ganderbal...
  • J&K: PM Modi to flag off train to Katra, an engineering marvel July 1, 2014

    Srinagar: The Prime Minister Narendra Modi will flag off the first train from the holy town of Katra on Friday. The train to Katra near Mata Vaishno Devi shrine, is part of 292 kilometer Udhampur-Srinagar-Baramulla railway line that would eventually connect Kashmir with the rest of the country. The 25...
  • Six bodies recovered from different water bodies in Kashmir June 30, 2014

    Srinagar: The bodies of six persons including a seven-year-old girl were fished out from different water bodies in the Kashmir Valley. Three of the deceased drowned while taking bath to beat the heat, and the other three were found dead mysteriously in the water bodies prompting police to start inquest...
  • Youth killed in 'firing' in Sopore June 23, 2014

    Srinagar: A youth was killed and three others were injured on Monday when security forces allegedly opened fire to disperse a stone-pelting mob in Sopore town of Baramulla district in Kashmir, police said. A group of youth started pelting stones at security forces, who were leaving Tarzoo area of Sopore after...
  • Lashkar leader arrested in Kashmir June 20, 2014

    Srinagar: A senior leader of the outlawed Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militant outfit was arrested on Friday in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district, police said. LeT district commander Naveed Jat alias Abu Hanzullah, a Pakistani militant, was arrested in a joint operation by police, Rashtriya Rifles as well as the Central Reserve Police...
  • Restrictions in Srinagar to prevent separatist rally June 20, 2014

    Srinagar: Normal life was affected today due to restrictions in some parts of this Jammu and Kashmir summer capital and a spontaneous shutdown in other parts of the city amid separatist plans to hold a rally here. Restrictions were imposed in Rainawari, Khanyar, Nowhatta, M.R. Gunj and Safa Kadal areas here...
  • 3 Hizbul militants killed, two securitymen injured June 19, 2014

    Srinagar: Three Hizbul Mujahideen militants were killed on Thursday and two security force personnel received minor injuries during an encounter in Pulwama district of Kashmir, officials said. Security forces launched a search operation at Buchoo village in Tral area of Pulwama following information about presence of militants there, they said. The house...
  • We had two continuous years of less than 5 per cent growth: Jaitley June 15, 2014

    Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, who is on a two day visit to Kashmir for security review meetings as Defence Minister, on Sunday said that "at this time, you will require to take some decisions to make sure that the economy is put back on the track." He also said that...
  • Omar Abdullah tweets about his meeting with Union Defence Minister June 14, 2014

    Srinagar: Jammu & Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Saturday met Union Defence Minister Arun Jaitley who is visiting the state to take stock of security situation there. Abdullah tweeted about the meeting that took place in the afternoon. Calling the meeting productive, the J&K CM said the two leaders discussed issues...
  • Our soldiers capable of giving a befitting reply to ceasefire violations: Jaitley June 14, 2014

    Srinagar: Defence Minister Arun Jaitley is on a two day visit to the Line of Control (LoC) during which he is likely to review the security situation with the state government and senior military officials. Speaking on the ceasefire violation that took place along the LoC on Friday, the Defence...
  • Terrorists target police station in Srinagar June 11, 2014

    Unidentified militants targeted a police station in Srinagar by firing a rifle grenade at it but there was no damage caused in the incident, police said.The incident took place last night when the ultras fired a rifle grenade at the headquarters of Jammu and Kashmir Armed Police at Batamaloo, the...
  • J&K: NC's motto is public service, says Farooq Abdullah June 10, 2014

    Srinagar: National Conference patriarch Farooq Abdullah on Tuesday said that his party would continue with its mission of public service and was committed to addressing grievances of the people in an effective manner. "The motto of the National Conference is to put the interests of the common man above power...
  • Srinagar: Nurse says police asked her to enter into a compromise with molestation accused June 8, 2014

    Srinagar: In yet another incident of police brutality, the nurse who had filed a molestation complaint against four senior officials of the Jammu and Kashmir health department on Saturday alleged that police asked her to enter into a compromise with the accused. The nurse had filed a police complaint in Shaheedgunj...
  • Srinagar: Minor girl's ear chopped off after failed molestation bid June 6, 2014

    Srinagar: In a ghastly incident a minor girl's ear was chopped off in a South Kashmir district by five youngsters after they failed in their molestation bid. The incident took place in Nowgam village of Vering when the minor was returning from school picnic and was waiting for her parents to...
  • Srinagar: Husband, in-laws demand dowry, burn 20-year-old with acid May 25, 2014

    Srinagar: A shocking incident of domestic violence has left a 20 year newly wed woman with burnt hands and feet in Srinagar. The woman has alleged that her husband and in-laws demanded dowry and subjected her to inhuman torture and threw acid on her. "A year back 20 year old...
  • PDP not a role model for people: Syed Ali Shah Geelani May 19, 2014

    Srinagar: Hurriyat hawk Syed Ali Shah Geelani on Monday said that the Peoples Democratic Party is not a role model for people and its victory in the Lok Sabha elections in Kashmir was due to ruling National Conference's "anti-people" policies. PDP's euphoria over the poll results is "meaningless and unrealistic" and...
  • NC's core group holds meet to review LS poll performance May 19, 2014

    Srinagar: Ruling National Conference in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday held a meeting of its core group to analyse the reasons for the party's debacle in the Lok Sabha elections. "A core group meeting was held under Farooq Abdullah to analyse the results of the recently concluded Lok Sabha elections,"...
  • News 360: Voters beat the heat, high turnout in phase 7 of LS polls April 30, 2014

    Good turnout in the seventh phase of Lok Sabha elections as voters brave the heat to vote across 89 Constituencies in 7 States and 2 Union Territories. West Bengal records a high of 83 per cent and heavy in Telangana and Punjab. ...
  • A Billion Votes: FIRs against Modi for model code of conduct violation April 30, 2014

    Bharatiya Janata Party prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi is in trouble after two FIRs were registered against him by the Ahmedabad Crime Branch on Wednesday for allegedly violating the model code of conduct and the Representation of the People Act. Modi came under fire from the opposition for waving BJP's...
  • Srinagar youth killed in clashes with security forces on polling day April 30, 2014

    Srinagar: On the day when Srinagar populace voted to elect their representative to the Lok Sabha, a youth was killed during clashes with the security forces in the Valley. The security forces fired at a mob which was attacking polling staff during the de-induction of polling booth and the youth...