Tags Posts tagged with "kashmir protests"

kashmir protests

- by - Published on

Gender emancipation and micro-conflicts in teenagers' subjectivity making

The Leviathan’s tale It might be due to the irony of fate that the two main conceptual gatekeepers used in the last twenty years to frame what has happened in the recent history of Kashmir have been “dispute” and “conflict”. Both these words are related, more or less directly, with the India-Pakistan political and historical relation, aiming somehow to set a geometrical order over a context where complexities are hardly reducible to any dichotomy . For sure the partition, as an imaginary shaping narrative and policy implementing matrix, has played its role: we cannot avoid conceiving Kashmir as a scar

- by - Published on
Kashmir Valley Friday witnessed various protest marches against the killing of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat activist Sheikh Altaf who was shot dead by unidentified gunmen in North Kashmir’s Sopore town in Baramulla district on Tuesday. The call for protest marches was given by Hurriyat hawk Syed Ali Geelani. The protest march in Sopore turned violent after scores of youth attacked police and CRPF personnel with stones at main chowk. Eyewitnesses told CNS that soon after Friday prayers, Hurriyat G activists organized a protest march from Jamia Masjid that culminated in main chowk. The march was attended by locals while some youth reportedly amid

- by - Published on
Suhail Ahmad Sofi who was killed by police on Saturday was third from his family killed by the government forces, his father said. “In 2008, we lost Rafiq Ahmed in Army firing and in 2010, we lost Muhammad Omar in police firing,” said Abdul Ahad Sofi. He claimed that it was Assistant Sub Inspector of Jammu and Kashmir Police, Manzoor Ahmad who killed Suhail on Saturday in Narbal area of Budgam district. “My son after offering dawn prayers slept for sometime. After putting on his school uniform he left home where ASI Manzoor caught him and slapped him without any

- by - Published on
Thousands of people joined the funeral procession of Suhail Ahmad Sofi, 16, who was killed early morning on Saturday a few meters outside his house in Narbal Market, Budgam district of central Kashmir. Suhail is the youngest son in the family and has two sisters. Youth started throwing stones at the police and paramilitary forces after the news about Suhail’s killing spread around. Police has filed a case against the paramilitary forces’ men involved in the killing. A police statement issued here read: “We regret the unfortunate incident and extend our sympathies to the bereaved family.” The police has conducted

- by - Published on
A school boy was shot dead by Indian paramilitary forces, CRPF, at Narbal area of district Budgam – 15 kms north of Srinagar, on Saturday morning during a civilian protest against the killing of a youth in an Army operation in Tral area south Kashmir earlier this week. State forces open fire at demonstrators injuring three people. One of the injured identified as Suhail Ahmed Sofi, 16, later succumbed en-route to hospital. According to a police statement, a preliminary inquiry conducted into the matter indicates that the forces deployed acted in violation of the laid down standard operation procedure. The

- by - Published on
In the Parimpora road accident between an army truck and a civilian vehicle the death toll has reached to seven, police said. The area falls on the Srinagar-Baramulla highway in Kashmir. The people killed in the accident have been identified as Mohammad Rafiq Antoo resident of Dugliteng, Baramulla, Nazir Ahmad Mir resident of Mamkak, Sopore, Peer Zada Mohammad Syed resident of Sopore, Mohammad Ramzan Mir resident of Sopore, Ghulam Nabi Dar resident of Krankshivan, Sopore, Ghulam Hassan Bhat resident of Dangerpora Baramulla and Zarefa wife of Ashiq Hussain resident of Dever Pattan. The two injured persons Ashiq Hussain Malik resident

- by - Published on
Thousands of mourners defied curfew in the Indian-controlled Kashmir on Saturday to join the funeral procession of a teenager who was killed by the Indian forces. Eighteen-year-old, Farhat Ahmed Dar, was shot dead during a protest on Friday, while injuring two. After the killing, the government has ordered a probe and imposed curfew restrictions in various parts of the region to stop further protests. Zuhaib Mohammad Khan covered the funeral procession. In these pictures, Farhat’s friends, family, relatives, and neighbors can be seen shouldering his body in the coffin, to bury him in the nearby graveyard.

- by - Published on
Three years ago, at least 17 protesters were killed and more than 100 people were injured on September 13, 2010 (Monday) in police and paramilitary forces’ action in Indian-controlled Kashmir’s north, south and central parts. Kashmiri people were protesting against the alleged desecration of the Quran in the United States that year. On that day, people in every nook and corner protested against the action of a ‘mentally retarded’ priest who had reportedly desecrated the Quran in the United States of America. At least seven persons including district president JKLF (R) Showkat Ahmad Mir and a woman were killed in

- by - Published on
Srinagar, Indian-controlled Kashmir On the second day of curfew on Saturday across the Indian-controlled Kashmir 74 persons, including police and paramilitary forces, were injured in clashes between the police and protesters in different parts of Kashmir amid heightened tensions over killings of unarmed civilians by Border Security Force (BSF) in Gool village of Ramban district on Thursday. To thwart any protest demonstration, heavy contingents of police and paramilitary CRPF were deployed in the curfew bound areas. The forces had laid razor wire and erected barricades to stop movement of people and traffic. Armed vehicles were also seen at road junctions.

- by - Published on
By News Desk One person, who was injured on March 8 during clashes between Kashmiri protestors and the police in South Kashmir has succumbed to his injuries in the hospital on Monday. Riyaz Ahmad Khanday son of Nazir Ahmad, resident of Aang Matipora was a load carrier driver. He got injured during stone throwing at Tik Bagh Mattan in south Kashmir’s district Islamabad.  Riyaz had received serious head injuries and was being treated at SK institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) Soura, Srinagar, for last three days. Police spokesperson, in a  statement last week,  had said, “Miscreants pelted stones on Auto

STAY CONNECTED

84,332FansLike
14Subscribers+1
3FollowersFollow
1,542FollowersFollow