CASO in Pulwama called off amid clashes

CASO in Pulwama called off amid clashes

Pulwama: A Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) in Munghama village of Pulwama district on Sunday was called off amid clashes and no contact being established with militants. Several people sustained minor injuries during clashes with government troops that conducted the CASO. According to reports, Munghama village was cordoned off at about 3 PM in the […]

Army committed no HR violations in JK: Gen Rawat

Army committed no HR violations in JK: Gen Rawat

Belagavi (Karnataka): Indian Army Chief General Bipin Rawat said on Saturday that army has committed no human rights violation in Jammu and Kashmir but added that it has taken stringent action whenever such incidents occurred. Speaking to reporters after honouring 23rd and 24th battalions of the Maratha Light Infantry at a glittering ceremony here on […]

Govt teacher among six of family thrashed in Khag

Govt teacher among six of family thrashed in Khag

Budgam: A family in Lassipora area of Khag village in Budgam district alleged on Saturday that army soldiers thrashed and beat its members during a nocturnal raid. Among those thrashed were the 85-year-old head of the family, Assadullah Khan, and his son, government school teacher Riyaz Ahmad Khan. The Khan family told Kashmir Reader that […]

SHRC urges victims of braid-chopping to record statements

SHRC urges victims of braid-chopping to record statements

SRINAGAR: The State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) on Monday asked the victims of braid-chopping incidents that they must record their statements before the police or SHRC help investigations and track down the culprits. A report submitted by Inspector General of Police (Kashmir range) before the SHRC said that despite strenuous efforts and measures taken (by […]

CASO in Khansahab village

CASO in Khansahab village

BUDGAM: Government forces on wee hours of Monday launched a cordon-and-search-operation (CASO) in Rawalpora village of Khansahab in central Kashmir’s Budgam district. Sources said that army and SOG of Jammu and Kashmir police launched the CASO after inputs about the presence of militants. He said a cordon was laid in early hours and house-to-house searches […]

Police gives cash assistance to Sopore youth mistaken as braid chopper

Police gives cash assistance to Sopore youth mistaken as braid chopper

Sopore: Police in Sopore Monday handed over an amount of Rs 25,000 to the Sopore youth, who was assaulted by a mob at Mazbug, Sopore after mistaking him for a braid chopper. They said the sum was collected from donations by police officers Sopore and handed over to victim’s father to help in his treatment. […]

Interlocutor will talk to whosoever comes forward: Madhav

Interlocutor will talk to whosoever comes forward: Madhav

Srinagar: BJP’s All-India secretary general Ram Madhav on Saturday said that the government of India’s interlocutor for Kashmir, Dineshwar Sharma, has the mandate to talk to everyone including the resistance leadership. “Whosoever will come forward, he (Sharma) can talk to him. He has that mandate … you should ask this to the Hurriyat (Conference) whether […]