Ambulance driver shot at with pellets

Ambulance driver shot at with pellets

SRINAGAR: Once again an ambulance driver was hit by pellets fired by government forces on Monday when he was ferrying patients home from SMHS hospital. The police and CRPF say they are unaware of the firing. Saqib Ahmad, 16 years old, a Class 10 student working as a volunteer with Social Reform Organisation (SRO) since […]

Silent protest awaited APD at SMHS Hospital

Silent protest awaited APD at SMHS Hospital

SRINAGAR: Had the visiting Indian parliamentarians visited the SMHS Hospital, they would have been greeted by half-blinded pellet victims holding posters that read: “Go India Go Back, We Want Freedom, Revolt Will Continue till Plebiscite”. Anticipating a visit by the All-Party Delegation of Indian MPs, the pellet victims admitted to the Ward 8 displayed posters […]

All-round boycott to meet all-party delegation

All-round boycott to meet all-party delegation

SRINAGAR: Except pro-India politicians, all prominent business organisations, civil society members, and pro-freedom leaders have decided to not meet the all-party delegation coming from New Delhi to defuse the anti-India uprising in Kashmir. Pro-India parties National Conference, Congress, CPM, PDF, and DPN have decided to meet the delegation. Rebel legislator of Awami Itthehad Party, Engineer […]

200 booked under PSA

200 booked under PSA

SRINAGAR: As many as 200 civilians have been booked under the draconian Public Safety Act. More than 2300 others have been arrested or detained. According to the data accessed by the Kashmir Reader from Kashmir divisional commissioner office, detention orders of 127 of the 200 persons have already been executed by district magistrates till Wedesday […]

Police seek more SPOs, the ‘canon fodder’ of insurgency

Police seek more SPOs, the ‘canon fodder’ of insurgency

SRINAGAR: At a time when the Jammu and Kashmir Police have advertised for the recruitment of 10,000 special police officers (SPOs), clearly to undermine the anti-India uprising in Kashmir, a look at the previous recruited SPOs shows that only 14 percent of them have been regularised. According to state government figures, 3,331 SPOs have been […]

Limited number of ambulances makes things worse for Srinagar hospitals

Limited number of ambulances makes things worse for Srinagar hospitals

SRINAGAR: An ambulance ferrying pellet victims from a Kupwara hospital arrived at the SMHS Hospital’s emergency unit. Before the injured were taken inside the hospital, attendants who had been waiting for the ambulance for a long time jumped into it, causing a tussle among themselves for a foothold in the vehicle. A person, one among […]

CRPF troopers thrash 3 civilians returning from hospital

CRPF troopers thrash 3 civilians returning from hospital

SRINAGAR: A posse of CRPF men on Wednesday morning beat to unconsciousness three persons in Safa Kadal area of the old city when they were returning home from SKIMS hospital in Soura, where they had gone to donate blood, the victims said. The CRPF termed it a “baseless accusation”.       The three persons […]

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