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Molestation Case: Victim seeks stay, CJM reserves order

Srinagar, May 17, 2014: A court in Srinagar reserved decision on a plea by a lady doctor for staying proceedings in the case against Congress leader and puppet former health minister Shabir Ahmad Khan accused of molesting the doctor in January 28 this year.
 The victim has sought stay of the proceedings on the ground that an SLP was pending disposal before the Supreme Court of India. The SLP seeks setting aside the Jammu and Kashmir High Court order granting bail to the accused.

Indian Police constable raped a Kashmiri girl, girl ended her life

Srinagar, May 17, 2014: A policeman of Indian Reserve Police (IRP) 13th Battalion raped  a girl  at Aadipora in Kunzer area of Baramulla district.

Young Journalist Association to hold sit in protests on the eve of World Press Day

Srinagar, May 01: The Jammu and Kashmir Young Journalist Association (JKYJA) in a statement to media have strongly condemned the act of government forces to stop the Journalists performing their duties. Taking strong notice of the forces Action the JKYJA has called for one hour sit in protest on the occasion of World Press Day to be observed on 03 May. 
The spokesman further said that apart from being the forth pillar of Democracy the Media is the voice of all corners of life, but unfortunately we are being barred on every occasion.

Indian forces fire on Kashmir protesters, one Killed, several injured in Srinagar

Srinagar, Wednesday, April 30th, 2014: Police had to use tear smoke shells and firing to disperse the protesting mob just in old city of Srinagar resulting in the killing of one person. 
A handful of protesters clashed with an Indian police party during which rifle of one cop felt down as he tried to flee from the spot. Sources said as managed to get back his service rifle, he fired indiscriminately on the protesters injuring Bashir Ahmad,  a resident of Brari Pora Nawa Kadal in Srinagar.

Protests against arrest of civilians in Sopore, Shopian

Srinagar, April 22: People staged protests against the arrest and atrocities of Indian armed forces in Sopore town. The protesters said that police raided number of residences during night and arrested at least 15 youngsters.
Police used brute force and fired bullets at Main Chowk when protesters raised anti-India slogans and demanded release of the youth. 

Body of missing person fished out from Jehlum in Baramulla

Srinagar, April 22, 2014: Police fished out a body of a missing person from river Jehlum in Baramulla, a police statement said on Tuesday. The statement said that Baramulla Police fished out a body from river Jehlum near Jety crossing, in Baramulla. The body was later identified as Anoop Singh son of Kulwant Singh resident of Shalpora, Rafiabad at present Jety Baramulla. The deceased was missing since April 10, 2014. Police has started investigation to ascertain the cause of the death.

Anti-AFSPA rally held at Jantar Mantar New Delhi,demands repealing the draconian law

New Delhi, March 31 : An anti-AFSPA rally was jointly organized by Sharmila Solidarity Campaign, AISA, AIPWA, RYA, DSF, JNUSU, NEFIS, Voices against 377, NAPM and Right to water campaign, from Mandi House metro station to Jantar Mantar. It was organized as a part of an effort to create a political pressure for repeal of AFSPA in this election season.

Pathribal fake encounter : Police approach court to seek documents from indian army

Srinagar, March 30, 2014 :  In Srinagar, a court  has allowed a plea by the Indian Army for filing objections to an application filed by Inspector General of Police seeking various documents regarding closure of the infamous Pathribal fake encounter case.

Kashmiri students harrassed by Indian Punjab police

Srinagar, March 27, 2014: Kashmiri students who had gone to Indian city Bhopal to appear an entrance examination has said that Indian Punjab police harassed and demanded bribe from them while they were travelling in a train in Ludhiana city of Punjab

Five facts you must know about Jalil Andrabi

SrinagaThursday, 27 March 2014: Jalil Andrabi, a human rights campaigner from Kashmir, was arrested by the Indian army in 1996 and his body was found in river Jehlum on this day 27 March  in that year. Here are five facts you must know about Andrabi.

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