6 youths arrested in night raids after stone-pelting incident

6 youths arrested in night raids after stone-pelting incident

BUDGAM: In raids conducted on Friday night, police arrested six miscreants involved in the ‘stone pelting’ that took place in Pakherpora area of Budgam on Friday morning. SSP Budgam Tijinder Singh confirmed the arrests and said that the arrested persons were not just involved in the stone-pelting but were also wanted in other stone-pelting cases. […]

Army not cooperating in human shield case, police tells High Court

Army not cooperating in human shield case, police tells High Court

Srinagar: The army is not cooperating in the police investigation of the Budgam “human shield” incident that took place April 9 this year, police told the J&K High Court on Thursday. Submitting the latest investigation report, the police stated that despite a series of communication sent to Company Commander of 53 Rashtriya Rifles to provide […]

No let up in operations against militants: Gen Rawat

No let up in operations against militants: Gen Rawat

Jaipur: Operations against militants in Kashmir will continue, Army chief General Bipin Rawat asserted on Tuesday adding that while it was up to the “neighbouring country” as to how it treats militant organisations but India will continue to raise the issue. “Operations in Kashmir are going on continuously and there is an improvement in the […]

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 […]

Refusing compensation to ‘Human shield’ a heartless step: Amnesty

Refusing compensation to ‘Human shield’ a heartless step: Amnesty

Srinagar: Following the refusal by the Jammu and Kashmir government to pay compensation to Farooq Dar, who was strapped to a jeep and paraded by army personnel in April on election day in Budgam, Amnesty International India on Thursday termed it as “a callous attempt at evading its human rights obligations” On 27 October, the […]

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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