Students, Traders protest Shopian civilian killings, Complete shutdown across Kashmir

Local traders and students on Monday protested against the killings of civilians in south Kashmir’s Shopian district on Sunday. Carrying placards and raising slogans, a group of traders under the banner of the Kashmir Traders and Manufacturers Federation assembled at the Ghanta Ghar in the city’s Lal Chowk and raised slogans against the government. They demanded that the killing spree in the Valley should be stopped. “Killing of innocent civilians is a deep-rooted conspiracy ….this is unfortunate…we urge the Indian civil society and international bodies such as Amnesty International to…

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24×7 Grievances redressal helpline for J&K People, Students

The grievances can be reported, 24×7, on the following phone numbers: 011-23092923, 011-23092885 and email: dirmjk-mha@nic.in A 24×7 grievance redressal helpline was on Tuesday set-up for Jammu and Kashmir people, particularly students residing out of the state. The Union Home Ministry has nominated Sanjay Roy, Director (Media), as the nodal officer for grievances relating to Jammu and Kashmir persons, particularly students residing outside the state, a government release said. The grievances can be reported, 24×7, on the following phone numbers: 011-23092923, 011-23092885 and email: dirmjk-mha@nic.in The nodal officer will receive…

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Students, BGSBU administration at loggerheads

The situation at Baba Ghulam Shah Badshah University (BGSBU) is far from getting normal as the students, citing violation of agreement by university officials, have resumed their strike. The officials have termed the strike as unjustified as according to them all the demands of students were met. “We had decided to end the strike following an agreement with university officials in which they conceded our demand to suspend the registrar BGSBU Mohammad Rashid Chowdhary,” said a student representative. “But on Monday when we resumed our classes, we were astonished to…

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