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Amarnath Land Row

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Faizan Sofi, 12, being produced in a Srinagar court. On September 4, a separatist group called for a strike against the construction of concrete  road for Amarnath pilgrims, which goes to the holy cave of Hindus. The strike was called “against the politicization of Amarnath Yatra”. In 2008, it was the same pilgrimage which sparked the mass protests in valley after a piece of land was transferred to the Amarnath Shrine Board. But this year the issue has been brewing at low intensity. The state government has said they didn’t receive any directions from the apex court to construct any

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By Fahad Shah Expressing his resentment against a political party’s decision of hoisting Indian flag in Kashmir on Republic day, the Jammu and Kashmir state chief minister, Omar Abdullah introduce us towards something which has been often avoided. Why hoisting Tri-colour at Lal Chowk creates such a polemical and indignant atmosphere while every year same flag is waved twice in different parts of the region? When the region was up in arms during the massive civilian uprising in 2010 summer green colour flags were dispatching the message to world. Covering the famous clock tower of Valley, Ghanta Ghar at Lal