Stone-pelting has declined due to NIA: Rajnath

Stone-pelting has declined due to NIA: Rajnath

Lucknow: Incidents of stone-pelting have reduced in Jammu and Kashmir due to the role of the National Investigation Agency (NIA), Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Sunday. He said incidents of naxalism, terrorism and extremism have also seen a downward trend in the last three years. “You have seen role of the NIA in Jammu […]

President Kovind to visit Leh today

President Kovind to visit Leh today

Srinagar: President Ram Nath Kovind will arrive in the border town of Leh in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday for his first official visit outside Delhi since taking oath of office. He will present the President’s Colours to the Ladakh Scouts Regimental Centre and the five battalions of the regiment, defence spokesman Colonel Rajesh Kalia […]

Aslam Wani sent to jail till Aug 31

Aslam Wani sent to jail till Aug 31

New Delhi: Alleged hawala dealer Mohammad Aslam Wani, arrested in connection with a decade-old money laundering case involving Kashmiri separatist Shabir Shah, was sent to judicial custody by a Delhi court on Sunday. Duty Magistrate Jasjeet Kaur allowed the plea of the Enforcement Directorate (ED) after advocate NK Matta, appearing for the investigating agency, submitted […]

A few years more won’t harm, say kin

A few years more won’t harm, say kin

Anantnag: A day after the Supreme Court agreed to examine their plea against army personnel allegedly involved in the Pathribal fake encounter, the families of the victims said they will keep fighting for justice, even though they have little hope of it. Talking to Kashmir Reader, Rasheed Khan, son of Jumma Khan, one of the […]

PDP worker shot dead in Dialgam

PDP worker shot dead in Dialgam

A worker of the ruling People’s Democratic Party (PDP) was shot dead on Saturday afternoon by suspected militants in Dialgam area of Anantnag district. The slain has been identified as 50-year-old Muhammad Ishaq Parray, son of Abdul Gani, a resident of Ugjan village in Dialgam area,

CASO in Shopian ends ‘peacefully’

CASO in Shopian ends ‘peacefully’

Shopian: Government troops on Saturday launched a major cordon and search operation (CASO) in ten villages of Shopian district. They conducted house-to house searches but could not find any militant. The CASO was called off later in the day and no violence was reported during the operation. Residents of these villages told Kashmir Reader that […]

Another army garrison established in Shopian

Another army garrison established in Shopian

Shopian: The army on Saturday set up a new garrison at Chilipora village in Sugan hamlet of Shopian district. Chilipora village is situated in the north-east, some 14 kilometers from the district headquarters. This is the third garrison that the army has established in Shopian district in the past three months. On June 20, the […]