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Jammu and Kashmir police has registered cases against more than 9,000 persons, particularly the youth that has been participating in anti-India and pro-freedom activities since 2009 to 2013. Police data maintains that from January 2009 till December 2013, the police registered around 1,800 cases against more than 9,000 persons for taking part in various demonstrations held across the Kashmir Valley. The data reveals that in Srinagar district, 740 cases were registered against 3,175 persons, followed by Pulwama with 127 cases against 1,176 persons, Islamabad with 191 cases against 940 persons, Baramulla with 256 cases against 867 persons and Bandipora with

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By News Desk Two days after the Government of India decided to execute Mohammad Afzal Guru secretly; his family received a letter this morning disclosing that he was to be hanged for his role in the 2001 attack on parliament. The Post Master General of Jammu and Kashmir, John Samuel, said today that the letter meant for Tabassum Guru, wife of Afzal was sent from Delhi on Friday and reached Srinagar on Saturday; it was delivered to the family this morning, as Sunday was a holiday. The letter read “The mercy petition of Sh. Mohd Afzal guru S/o Habibullah has

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Detained journalist has been released: SP North By Fahad Shah Photojournalist Shahid Tantray beaten up. Photo: Mehraj. Journalists were beaten up and one of them detained, today, when they were covering the post-Friday prayers protests in the Old City, here at Srinagar. Umar Mehraj, who works as video journalist for Associated Press says he, along with other journalists, was covering protests when Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and local policemen start beating. He said while beating, the forces were shouting, “Uthao Uthao video ab (Shoot. Shoot video now.).” Umar says his camera was broken and they were abused too. The