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  • Curfew extended to all major towns of Kashmir Valley

    Curfew was on Tuesday extended to all major towns of the Kashmir Valley as a precautionary measure after violent clashes left 17 people dead and over 70 injured, official sources said. The sources said the curfew was imposed in fresh areas as a precautionary measure and to prevent people from pouring out on roads and […]

    Violence at Kashmir, 17 killed, 70 injured, Omar appeals for peace

    In a sudden flare-up of violence in Kashmir on Monday, 17 people, including a policeman, were killed and over 70 injured with mobs torching several government properties and a school, some of the trouble triggered by a TV report alleging desecration of the Quran in the US. The state cabinet, which met on Monday evening […]

    CCS meets, discusses package for Kashmir

    The Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) chaired by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh met in New Delhi on Monday to discuss a package for Jammu and Kashmir hit by a fresh bout of violence since Eid last Saturday. The pros and cons of a phased withdrawal of Armed Forces Special Powers Act(AFSPA) from some areas in […]

    Grievances of Kashmiris need to be addressed: PM

    Voicing concern over the unrest in Jammu and Kashmir, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday sought to reach out to the people there, saying their grievances have to be addressed and promised talks within the Indian Constitution with those who abjure violence. As his government weighs options to deal with the situation in Kashmir, Singh […]

    Curfew imposed in more areas of Kashmir Valley

    Curfew was clamped in more areas of the Kashmir Valley on Monday in view of incidents of violence in several parts and a protest march called by the separatists in Srinagar. “Curfew has been imposed in parts of Budgam district stretching from Hyderpora to district headquarter town and three towns of Pulwama district as a […]

    Five CPI(M) supporters shot dead by Maoists

    Five CPI(M) supporters were shot dead by Maoists at Nachupatina village in West Midnapore district, police said on Monday. A large group of Maoists descended on Nachupatina village’s Dompara area late on Sunday night and exploded bombs before firing in the air to terrorise the villagers, they said. One group went to the house of […]

    Minister’s house attacked; curfew reimposed in Sringar

    Police fired in air and lobbed tear gas shells after a mob attacked a J-K minister’s house in Anantnag on a day when curfew was reimposed in Srinagar and six towns of the Valley and cases registered against Hurriyat chief Mirwaiz Umer Farooq following Saturday’s violence. A mob indulged in heavy stone pelting on Sunday […]

    MP on verge of drought, 23 districts get below ave rains

    Although many parts of the country have received ample amount of rainfall this monsoon the picture is quite dismal in many parts of Madhya Pradesh, Met Department officials said. The state is on the verge of drought for the second consecutive year as 23 out of 50 districts have received below average rainfall, they said […]

    No differences in CCS over AFSPA: Defence Minister

    Ahead of a meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Security on Monday, Defence Minister A K Antony has maintained that there were no differences in the CCS on the AFSPA in J&K, but admitted “there may be various points of view”. “There are no serious differences in the cabinet. (It is the) same government. When […]

    Election bank A/C compulsary for Poll candidates

    Poll candidates will now be monitored with a separate “shadow” expenditure register and will have to open an exclusive election bank account under the new guidelines framed by the Election Commission to check flow of illegal money at the hustings. The Commission has set up for the first time an Election Expenditure Monitoring (EEM) cell […]