Free Press Journal
  • No curfew in Kashmir ahead of Friday prayers

    Srinagar: With situation improving in Kashmir, there was no curfew anywhere in the Valley for the first time on a Friday since it was hit by unrest in July.

  • Kashmir by and large peaceful, daily activities pick up

    Srinagar: The situation in unrest-hit Kashmir, which continued to be curfew-free for third day today, was by and large peaceful as security forces foiled separatists’ plans to hold protests in the city and elsewhere.

  • Srinagar remains under curfew ahead of Muharram

    Srinagar: Curfew remained in force in parts of Srinagar today as a precautionary measure in view of the tenth day of Muharram, even as normal life remained affected in the Valley for the 96th day due to the ongoing unrest.

  • Curfew in Srinagar continues following death of minor boy

    Srinagar: Curfew remained in force in seven police station areas of the city today following death of a minor boy, who was injured during clashes between protestors and security forces in Safakadal area of the city.

  • Normal life in Kashmir remain affected for the 88th consecutive

    Srinagar: Normal life remained affected in Kashmir for the 88th consecutive day today due to the separatist-sponsored strike, but the signs of fatigue from the nearly three month long unrest were visible as more people are resuming their day-to-day activities.

  • Kashmir valley remains calm, normal life affected

    Srinagar: No restrictions were in place on the movement of people anywhere in the Kashmir Valley today where the nearly three-month long agitation is showing signs of fatigue.

  • Drone used for security in Kashmir is Modi Govt.’s biggest failure: Congress

    New Delhi: Taking a strong exception to the use of helicopters and drones to prevent any untoward incident in the Kashmir Valley, the Congress on Tuesday said the use of such devices in the context of a security situation in India is possibly the biggest failure of the BJP-led NDA Government.

  • Curfew imposed in three places in Kashmir

    Srinagar: Authorities on Thursday imposed curfew at three places in the Kashmir Valley Thursday as separatists extended their protest shutdown till September 8.

  • Curfew lifted from Pulwama; situation in Kashmir improving

    Srinagar: Curfew was today lifted from the restive Pulwama town following gradual improvement in the situation across Kashmir, leaving the city’s M R Gunj and Nowhatta police stations as the only areas of the Valley under curbs, even as normal life remained affected for 53rd day due to separatists-sponsored strike call.

  • Kashmir Violence: Romanticising the idea of ‘azadi’

    At the risk of some mild exaggeration, let me make an observation that is certain to make me thoroughly unpopular with a section of my former professional colleagues. In recent years, I have noticed that control and decision-making in the newsrooms and the umpteen online news portals that have mushroomed since 2014, has passed to a breed of individuals whose Indian-ness is emotionally at variance with the rest of the country. Some

  • Curfew, restrictions in Kashmir, separatists call for a march

    Srinagar: Curfew and other restrictions continued in Kashmir as authorities today stepped up security in view of a march called by separatists to Anantnag district, which has seen the highest number of deaths during the unrest in the Valley.


    Day 10: Curfew continues to paralyse Kashmir

    Srinagar: In Jammu and Kashmir, the curfew and restrictions across Kashmir continued today in view of prevailing law and order situation.