- AFP via Yahoo! NewsApr 18 17:14 PM
Hundreds of people in Pakistani Kashmir burnt India's flag and an effigy of its prime minister Sunday in protest at a crackdown on separatists in the Indian part of the divided region. Refugees from Indian-ruled Kashmir rallied under the banner of "Pasban-e-Hurriyat" (Protectors of Freedom) in Muzaffarabad, the capital of the Pakistani side. Many children also took part, displaying placards ...
- AFP via Yahoo! NewsApr 17 6:28 AM
Demonstrators set fire to an Indian flag and hurled rocks at riot police in Kashmir's largest city Friday as protests over the arrest of a top separatist leader turned violent. Hundreds took to the streets of Srinagar, capital of Indian-administered Kashmir, to vent their anger at Masarat Alam Bhat's detention after he fronted a rally earlier in the week where followers waved Pakistani flags ...
- AFP via Yahoo! NewsApr 18 3:26 AM
Indian police shot dead a 16-year-old boy on Saturday during an anti-India demonstration in Kashmir as a separatist strike shut down the Himalayan region on a second day of violent clashes, officials said. The shooting happened during a protest on the outskirts of Srinagar, the main city of Indian-administered Kashmir, against a government crackdown on separatist leaders -- the second day of ...
- Associated Press via Yahoo! NewsApr 18 3:58 AM
SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Government forces fired on anti-India protesters Saturday and killed a teenage student on the second day of violent clashes in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir, police said. Relatives disputed the official account, saying the boy was killed in custody.
- Reuters via Yahoo! NewsApr 18 3:13 AM
One person died on Saturday in Kashmir following an injury suffered after police opened fire to disperse stone-throwing demonstrators during a daylong protest strike over the arrest of a separatist leader. The unrest in the Himalayan region is a challenge for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu nationalist BJP, which this year took control of the state government in alliance with a regional ...
- Reuters via Yahoo! NewsApr 17 6:46 AM
Police fired tear gas and charged with batons to disperse hundreds of people who gathered after Friday prayers in the main city Srinagar to protest the arrests of the leaders and the killing of the youth, a militant commander's brother, earlier this week.Several protesters and police were injured in the clashes, police said.The unrest is the latest challenge for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ...
- Daiji WorldApr 18 7:38 AM
Lahore, Apr 18 (PTI): Amid growing tensions in Jammu and Kashmir, Jamaat-ud-Dawa chief Hafiz Saeed has pledged full support to the Kashmiris in their struggle for freedom and said he backed 'jihad' in the troubled state in concert with Pakistani government and the army.
- The PunchApr 18 1:22 AM
SRINAGAR, Indian-controlled Kashmir, April 18 (Xinhua) — A teenager was killed Saturday after India’s paramilitary fired on protesters in Indian-controlled Kashmir, officials said. The killing took place at Narbal area in outskirts of Srinagar city, the summer capital of Indian-controlled Kashmir. “A teenager Suhail Ahmad was brought dead to our hospital this morning,” Dr Ajaz... [Read More...]
- New KeralaApr 18 19:35 PM
Amidst a raging controversy over the release of separatist leader Masrat Alam, an independent legislator in Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday said he will seek the release of all political prisoners as well as the mortal remains of parliament attack convict Afzal Guru in the upcoming assembly session.
- AFP via Yahoo! NewsApr 11 4:39 AM
Indian Kashmir's main city of Srinagar shut down Saturday in protest against a government plan to resettle Kashmiri Hindus in separate townships after they fled the region more than two decades ago. Streets were deserted, shops and business establishments remained closed and traffic was thin on the roads in the capital city and other towns across the restive Muslim-majority Kashmir valley ...
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