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Afzal hanging will anger youth: Omar


Srinagar/New Delhi: An angry J&K Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Sunday slammed the execution of Afzal Guru and said this would reinforce a sense of alienation and injustice amongst a generation

Serene Srinagar looks grey in the shadow of a curfew


Surrounded by beautiful gardens against a backdrop of lofty mountains, picturesque Dal Lake in Srinagar looked serene last Friday, the day the valley saw protesters up in arms against the US-made film

Curfew to be relaxed further today

With the situation in curfew-bound areas limping back to normal, city police relaxed curfew further on Thursday. After reviewing the situation, in-charge police commissioner Anurag Sharma relaxed cur

Cops relax curfew for 4 hrs, situation eases

Bahadurpura near Zoo Park was tensed on Tuesday after another place of worship was desecrated. While the city police has been put on high alert, senior officials maintained that the situation was unde

Kiran warns rioters of severe action

The Chief Minister Kiran Kumar Reddy said that SPs of communally sensitive districts were asked to step up policing and take all measures to prevent any further clashes. He also sent out a stern warn

Ban on posting clash pictures

The police has warned the public against posting videos, photos and comments about the violence in the twin cities on YouTube, Facebook and other networking sites. Several videos of the communal riot

Curfew after 6 hurt in clashes


An indefinite curfew was clamped on Sunday in Madannapet and Saidabad areas of Hyderabad after groups of two communities clashed. The situation became tense after news spread on Sunday morning of a pl

Hyderabad clashes: A day after, situation peaceful in old city areas

The situation in trouble-hit parts of the old city here, remained peaceful on Monday even as indefinite curfew continued for the second day in the communally sensitive Madannapet and Saidabad areas.

Old city SSC students told to show hallticket

Police commissioner A.K. Khan asked students to show hall tickets while going to attend the Class X and degree exams in old city. “We have instructed police in curfew imposed areas to allow students a

Attack planned to fan violence: Probe

Investigations by the city police into the violence in Madannapet and Saidabad found that it was premeditated, and was aimed at fanning religious hatred. The police who investigated the desecration of

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