Encounter breaks out in Shopian district

An encounter broke out today between security forces and militants in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district, police said. Continue Reading

Shops shut, eerie calm prevails in riot-hit areas of northeast Delhi

Sporadic violence was reported from riot-hit areas in northeast Delhi, even as an eerie calm prevailed across the neighbourhoods in Jaffarabad, Maujpur, Chandbagh, Gokulpuri and surrounding areas, with the death toll reaching 32 today. Continue Reading

Muharram: Restrictions back in several parts of Kashmir

Curfew-like restrictions were reimposed today in several parts of Kashmir, including the city, to foil any plans on taking out Muharram processions in the Valley as authorities apprehended that large congregations might lead to violence. Continue Reading