Tag: Protests

Restrictions in Srinagar to prevent protests

Srinagar: Authorities imposed restrictions in parts of Srinagar city and some other places in the Kashmir Valley on Friday to prevent separatist called protests. The Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL), a separatist conglomerate headed by Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umer Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik, has called for peaceful protests after[Read More…]

Tight security across Karnataka for Tipu festival

Security has been tightened across Karnataka on Friday to ensure peaceful celebration of the state-sponsored Tipu Sultan Jayanti in honour of the erstwhile Mysore ruler amid protests by the right-wing opposition. Additional forces, including the paramilitary troopers have been deployed in Bengaluru, Kodagu, Mandya, Mysuru and Mangaluru across the southern[Read More…]

Kashmir- A photographer’s paradise?

Shutdown for the 83rd day, Kashmir witnesses yet another ‘normal’ day. Torn between two extremes, the killing fields of Kashmir mask those of Palestine. Home to one of the largest military occupation in the world, the valley has witnessed widespread unrest and violence in the wake of encounter of Burhan[Read More…]

India calls Pakistan a ‘terrorist state,’ attracts support from Balochistan

On Thursday, India called Pakistan a “terrorist state ” and accused it of carrying out “war crimes” against Indians through its “long-standing policy” of sponsoring terrorism. This response came hours after Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif racked up Kashmir issue at the UN General Assembly session. He referred to the “killing of innocent Kashmiri[Read More…]

Roads blocked, state in chaos as Karnataka protests Cauvery verdict: 10 points

Karnataka is witnessing protests and standstill after the Supreme Court Cauvery verdict, as pro-Kannada organisations and farmer unions have called for Karnataka bandh on Friday, September 9. The Karnataka government has received a directive from the Supreme Court to release Cauvery water into Tamil Nadu. Activist, Vatal Nagaraj said, “The water situation[Read More…]

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