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 […]

Father of four injured by bullets last month dies

Father of four injured by bullets last month dies

Chitragam (Shopian): A 50-year-old man hit by bullets last month in Batmurran village succumbed to his injuries on Tuesday. Muhammad Ayoib Mir, son of late Ghulam Qadir Mir, of Molu-Chitragam, father of four died Tuesday morning, when the family was preparing to take him to Srinagar hospital for a checkup. “At around 9 am we […]

Dialogue unrealistic if conditional: JRL slams CM’s remarks

Dialogue unrealistic if conditional: JRL slams CM’s remarks

SRINAGAR: The joint resistance leadership (JRL) on Tuesday termed it “mischievous and misleading” the statement of chief minister Mehbooba Mufti in assembly that “pro-freedom leaders shy away from participating in the dialogue process”. “No sane person would oppose a meaningful dialogue process as a means of conflict resolution, especially when the entire nation is reeling […]

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 […]

Woman, elderly man injured in army firing

Woman, elderly man injured in army firing

Srinagar: A 60-year-old man and a 50-year-old woman were hit by bullets that army soldiers fired at Shalteng, HMT, Srinagar, on Saturday evening. Senior Superintendent of Police, Srinagar, Imtiyaz Ismail Parray said that the army soldiers were at Shalteng on information of some suspicious activity there. He said the army opened fire when it signaled […]

Death count curiously comes down from 76 to 51

Death count curiously comes down from 76 to 51

Srinagar: After telling the state assembly last year that 76 people were killed in “violent protests” in 2016, the government on Friday told the same assembly that only 51 were killed. Replying to a legislator’s query, the government said that 51 persons were killed in the seven-month uprising that followed the killing of Burhan Wani, […]

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