Delhi coercing Hurriyat for dialogue through barrel of gun: Geelani

Delhi coercing Hurriyat for dialogue through barrel of gun: Geelani

SRINAGAR: Chairman Hurriyat Conference Syed Ali Geelani on Friday said the registering of chargesheet by NIA against Kashmiri pro-freedom leaders is a “deliberate ploy to link Kashmir’s indigenous struggle with terrorism”. He accused New Delhi of “coercing Hurriyat leadership and enforcing dialogue through the barrel of gun”. Demanding unconditional release of the incarcerated leaders, the […]

Villagers in Shopian accuse army of assault, vandalism; army denies

Villagers in Shopian accuse army of assault, vandalism; army denies

SHOPIAN: Army soldiers allegedly attacked Shopian’s Pinjora village and vandalised private property, twice on the same day. Residents of the village told Kashmir Reader that army soldiers assaulted civilians and fired bullets in the air in the village on Wednesday and warned they would return in the night. The soldiers did as they said, arriving […]

Panic in Pinjora village as it comes under unprovoked ransacking, ariel firing

Panic in Pinjora village as it comes under unprovoked ransacking, ariel firing

PINJORA: The grim tally of incidents of forces assaulting civilians and vandalising private property began for 2018 in Shopian district’s Pinjora village on Wednesday where dozens of parked vehicles, residential houses and shops were ransacked and civilians were assaulted at the hands of army troopers. Pinjora residents told Kashmir Reader that army men went “berserk” […]

Army vehicle pelted with stones in Budgam

Army vehicle pelted with stones in Budgam

BUDGAM: Panic gripped Soibug area of Budgam on Wednesday when clashes erupted between government forces and local youth after an army vehicle was attacked with stones. Police sources said that a group of youths attacked the army vehicle with stones but the army troops exercised restraint. Local sources however, said that army troopers fired a […]

At UHQ, Mehbooba stresses on humane approach, maximum restraint

At UHQ, Mehbooba stresses on humane approach, maximum restraint

JAMMU: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti Tuesday stressed upon government forces to adopt a “more humane approach” and exercise “maximum restraint” while dealing with situation. Mehbooba was chairing a meeting of Unified Headquarters which took a review of the overall security scenario in the state including the situation obtaining in the areas along the borders, an […]

KTMF threatens agitation against killings, CASOs

Srinagar: Stating that the ‘deadly’ Cordon And Search Operations (CASOs) being conducted by Army and other forces across Kashmir are proving a disaster for life and the economic activities in the Valley, the Kashmir Traders and Manufacturers Federation (KTMF) President Haji Muhammad Yasin Khan has threatened to launch an agitation should the state government fail […]

5 heavily armed militants killed in Uri: Army

5 heavily armed militants killed in Uri: Army

Baramulla: Five militants suspected to be of the Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) were killed along the Line of Control (LoC) in Uri sector of Baramulla when they were trying to cross the river Jhelum on a boat. Official sources said that a group of heavily armed militants tried to cross the LoC near Dulanja area of Uri […]

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