Govt briefs opposition parties on Dokalam, Kashmir situation

Govt briefs opposition parties on Dokalam, Kashmir situation

New Delhi: The issue with China and growing unrest in the Kashmir Valley will be raised in the Parliament session beginning next week by opposition parties, who were today briefed by the government about the situation on both the fronts. Emerging from the meeting, Congress leaders Ghulam Nabi Azad and Anand Sharma told reporters that […]

Five booked under PSA in Bandipora

Five booked under PSA in Bandipora

Bandipora: Five persons were booked under the Public Safety Act (PSA) in Hajin area of North Kashmir’s Bandipora district on Saturday. On June 2, police had claimed that they busted a Lashkar-e-Toiba module by arresting five persons from Hajin, Bandipora, allegedly while they were travelling with arms and ammunition in a Wagon R car. “All […]

Hajin child sodomy case: Court upholds judgement

Hajin child sodomy case: Court upholds judgement

Bandipora: The court of Principal Sessions Judge, Bandipora, S.K Bhagat on Saturday upheld the judgement passed by a judicial magistrate first class (JMIC), in the sodomy case of an eight-year-old boy from North Kashmir’s Hajin town. The appeal of the accused in the case, Feroz Ahmad Khan, S/O Bashir Ahmad Khan Vs State through P/S […]

Locals help militants escape cordon

Locals help militants escape cordon

Hajin: People on Wednesday helped trapped Lashkar-e-Toiba militants escape by disrupting cordon-and-search operations in North Kashmir’s Hajin town. Around 11:30 am, government forces cordoned off Hajam Mohalla after receiving information about the presence of militants in the neighbourhood. As soon as the forces laid the cordon, men, women and youth came out of their homes […]

Forces ransack Bandipora village

Forces ransack Bandipora village

Bandipora: Villagers of Ashtengoo in north Kashmir’s Bandipora on Monday alleged that army soldiers barged into their houses and ransacked property, besides thrashing several people, including women. The villagers said they had blocked the road in protest against the killings of local youth Naseer Ahmad Sheikh and local policeman Shahzad Ahmad, who were killed in […]

Man gets half year jail for issuing fraud cheque

Man gets half year jail for issuing fraud cheque

Bandipora: The court of chief judicial magistrate in Bandipora ordered six months imprisonment and one lac fine to a Sopore man accused in a fraud check case. Feroz Ahmad Shosha from Towheed Bagh Sopore was convicted under section 138 of NI Act and sentenced to undergo a simple imprisonment for six months. “He is also […]

Cop and civilian buried side by side in martyrs’ graveyard

Cop and civilian buried side by side in martyrs’ graveyard

Bandipora: Shahzad Dilawar Sofi, the 30-year-old policeman who was killed in Srinagar on Thursday after suspected militants opened fire on police, was laid to rest in his native village of Ashtengoo, Bandipora, amid massive pro-freedom and anti-India slogans, right besides Naseer Ahmad Sheikh, the youth killed in firing by government troops at Srinagar’s Rangreth on […]

Married 11 months ago, Naseer was about to become father

Married 11 months ago, Naseer was about to become father

Bandipora: Naseer Ahmad Sheikh, 25, a welder by profession, was married eleven months ago and was expecting his first child very soon. On Thursday evening, five minutes before the call for Maghrib prayers, the time when Muslims break the day-long fast of Ramzan, stepped out of the house where he lived on rent in Srinagar’s […]