SPO handed over to police for throwing stones on tourists

SPO handed over to police for throwing stones on tourists

Srinagar: A special police officer (SPO) is among three persons held for throwing stones at tourist vehicles in Nagbal area in the outskirts of Srinagar city on Saturday. The three were brought to police by drivers and conductors of the tourist vehicles, who lured them to a meeting and caught hold of them at Muniwar. […]

Police foil Geelani’s book launch

Police foil Geelani’s book launch

Srinagar: Police on Sunday foiled the book launch of Syed Ali Geelani’s “Iqbal: Rooh-i-Deen Ka Shinasa” on poet-philosopher Allama Iqbal at Geelani’s Hyderopra residence. According to reports, police laid a siege around the house of Geelani at the time of the scheduled launch of the third part of Geelani’s book on Iqbal. Terming the restrictions […]

Kashmiri scholar at BITS leaves after threats

Kashmiri scholar at BITS leaves after threats

Srinagar: A day after Indian Home Minister Rajnath Singh called for ensuring the safety of Kashmiris students across India, a Kashmiri studying at the reputed Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS) Pilani received threats to his life, as soon as he woke up this morning. Hashim Sofi, a research fellow at Department of Science […]

Students injured by pellets, teargas shells, gun butts

Students injured by pellets, teargas shells, gun butts

Srinagar: Some of the students of Degree College Pulwama who were injured on Saturday in police action said that police and paramilitary troops entered their college and attacked them with gun butts. Zeeshan Bhat, a student of the college, is admitted in the critical care unit of SMHS hospital in Srinagar. He said that he […]

A tin shed for a polling booth

A tin shed for a polling booth

Takipora: The polling booth for Nasrullahpora shifted to Takipora was stationed in a tin shed with polling staff complaining of lack of facilities. Besdies having no provision of a washroom for the staff, there weren’t even enough chairs to sit. But for the huge presence of government forces outside, the shed no way looked resembled […]

Youth blinded by pellets in 2016 shot again with pellets

Youth blinded by pellets in 2016 shot again with pellets

Srinagar: An 18-year- old Budgam youth who lost his left eye in the 2016 uprising has been critically injured on Sunday after government forces shot him with pellets from close range. Now lying in the emergency ward of SMHS hospital in Srinagar, Gulzar Ahmad, a resident of Utligam in Beerwah, was hit by pellets in […]

Pellets horror returns

Pellets horror returns

SRINAGAR: Pellet horror returned to haunt Kashmir as government forces fired on protestors on the day of parliamentary bypolls in Srinagar constituency on Sunday. The trauma centre in SMHS received more than 30 cases of bullet and pellet victims. A youth, Gulzar Ahmad, from Utligam Budgam was critically injured when he was hit with pellets […]

Bemina residents decline army’s help offer

Bemina residents decline army’s help offer

Srinagar: Residents of Hamdania Colony Bemina, which was flooded after a breach in the flood spill channel, on Friday turned down army offer of help. A contingent of army that appeared in the area along with a Cassipir mine-proof vehicle was asked to leave by residents. The residents also did not allow the soldiers to […]

Sikh group calls for poll boycott

Sikh group calls for poll boycott

Srinagar: Peace cannot be achieved in the subcontinent unless the Kashmir issue is resolved as per the wishes and aspirations of the people of Jammu and Kashmir, Narinder Singh Khalsa, Chairman, Sikh Intellectuals Circle, said while addressing a joint press conference of Sikh organisations in Srinagar. “India is misleading the world community by conducting the […]

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