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Bandipora incident: Protests continue, various educational institutes remain closed

Srinagar: Protests against the rape of a minor girl in Sumbal area of north Kashmir’s Bandipora district continued for the fourth consecutive day on Wednesday, demanding justice. However, various educational institutions across the Valley remained closed today as precautionary measure. The class work at various colleges and higher secondary schools was suspended following the protests […]

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Kralpora pregnant woman’s ‘suicide’: Family stages protest, alleges murder by in-laws

Srinagar, May 15: The family members of Kralpora woman, who died on Tuesday after allegedly consuming poison at her in-laws’ house, staged a protest on Wednesday, alleging it was a “murder”. The family and relatives of the deceased Yasmeena Akthar daughter of Mohammad Ramzan Kumar of Kralpora blocked the Alamdar Charisharief – Srinagar road at […]

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47 forces personnel, 7 protesters injured in clashes in Baramulla

Baramulla: Jammu and Kashmir police Monday said that at least 47 forces personnel including an assistant commandant of SSB was injured after protesters hurled stones on government forces at various locations along Srinagar-Baramulla highway. Seven protesters were also injured during the clashes, they said. A police spokesman said that ‘miscreants’ staged protests and pelted stones […]

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Budgam Clashes: 20 referred to SKIMS Bemina

(Camera: Sajad Hameed)  Budgam: Scores of civilians sustained injuries during day-long clashes in Budgam district on Sunday after people of Magam and adjoining areas took out a protest rally in the morning against the rape of a 3-year-old girl in Bandipora district. The protest rally was called by the youth welfare society Magam and the […]

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Protests erupt in Baramulla, Sopore town against Bandipora minor’s rape

Srinagar: Protests erupted at various places in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Monday against the rape of a minor girl in Sumbal area of Bandipora district last week. Demanding stern punisent against the accused, scores of protesters assembled at Hygam in Baramulla and blocked the Srinagar-Baramulla national highway for several hours. The protesters while demanding […]

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Outrage in Kashmir after minor raped by neighbour

Srinagar: There has been a widespread outrage in Kashmir over the rape of three-year-old girl by her neighbour. While various political, social and religious organisations of the Valley have demanded a fast-track investigation into the case and exemplary punishment for the culprit, former chief minister Mehbooba Mufti sought application of Islamic Sharia law, which calls […]