CASO in Shopian villages yield nothing

CASO in Shopian villages yield nothing

SHOPIAN: Government forces on Monday launched cordon and search operations (CASO) in half-a-dozen Shopian villages. A joint team of the army, SOG and CRPF conducted door-to-door searches in several villages. No contact with militants was established. The villages where searches were conducted are Amshipora, Chitterpora, Nowgam, Shamsipora and Ramnagri. Heavy deployment of forces was laid […]

Pew survey says Indians favour ‘aggressive stance’ in Kashmir

Pew survey says Indians favour ‘aggressive stance’ in Kashmir

Srinagar/New Delhi: Indians want the government of India to adopt an “aggressive stance” in “disputed” Jammu and Kashmir, according to a survey by the American think tank, the Pew Research Center. The survey, available on the Center’s website and titled ‘Three Years In, Modi Remains Very Popular’, said that more than 60 percent of its […]

Kulgam operation in ‘concluding stages’ on Day 3

Kulgam operation in ‘concluding stages’ on Day 3

Kulgam: The hunt for militants in forest areas near Haalan-Kond village of Qazigund, in Kulgam district, continued for the third straight day on Thursday, though no contact had been established with militants for more than 24 hours by the evening. “It’s in the concluding stages. But yes, it’s yet to be declared over officially,” a […]

‘Ashiq picked up gun after father was severely beaten’

WAILING WOMAN: An elderly woman crying during the funeral of Ashiq Ahmad Bhat at Palhalan, Pattan | Photo: Faisal Khan

‘Ashiq picked up gun after father was severely beaten’

Baramulla: Hizb militant Ashiq Ahmad Bhat, resident of Tantray Pora, Palhalan, was laid to rest in the martyrs’ graveyard of Palhalan on Tuesday afternoon. Ashiq’s body was handed over to his family on Monday night by the police. He was buried at about 12:30pm on Tuesday. When the news of his death reached his native […]

Seventh CASO in Pulwama, Shopian villages find no trace of any militant

Seventh CASO in Pulwama, Shopian villages find no trace of any militant

SHOPIAN: cordon and search operation in villages of south Kashmir in Shopian and Pulwama districts ended peacefully even though door-to-door searches were conducted, here on Saturday. A joint team of army’s 44, 55 and 53 RR, central reserve police force (CRPF) and men of Special Operation Group of Jammu and Kashmir Police launched the operation […]

Cordon and search operations in several villages yeid nothing

Cordon and search operations in several villages yeid nothing

SRINAGAR: A cordon and search operations, launched after specific input about the presence of militants in several villages in frontier Kupwara district, failed to nab any militants. Forces attempted a similar operation in Lassipora area of Pulwama, which lead to protests and clashes between forces and villagers. Similar operations in Hajin area of Bandipora district […]

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