Police, CRPF being trained to handle stone pelting: CRPF DG

Police, CRPF being trained to handle stone pelting: CRPF DG

Srinagar: Police and paramilitary CRPF personnel are being trained in standard operating procedures (SOPs) to help them deal with stone throwing incidents in Kashmir, CRPF Director General R R Bhatnagar said Wednesday. The DG said strategy, training and new SOPs had been formulated. “Using non-lethal ammunition mostly, we along with JK police have devised a […]

Stone-pelting at Pahalgam school with Naeem Akhtar inside

Stone-pelting at Pahalgam school with Naeem Akhtar inside

Anantnag: Police had to use tear smoke shells on Saturday to quell intense stone throwing at a school in Saalia area of Pahalgam where Minister for Public Works Naeem Akhtar was on a visit. Akhtar was accompanying Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on a one-day tour of Anantnag district. The CM took stock of several ongoing […]

Police arrests street vendors, blames them for Soura stone-pelting

Police arrests street vendors, blames them for Soura stone-pelting

Srinagar: While launching a crackdown on alleged stone-pelters in Soura locality, Police Station Soura has detained half-a-dozen street vendors over the last four days and has directed all other vendors not to install their carts and stalls in the market. As per the vendors, who have been sitting idle for the last four days, the […]

Farmer unrest: Arson, stone-pelting in Madhya Pradesh

Farmer unrest: Arson, stone-pelting in Madhya Pradesh

BHOPAL: The farmers’ agitation in Madhya Pradesh reached the doorsteps of the state capital Bhopal Friday, with incidents of arson and stone-pelting in Fanda area. Police baton-charged the protesters and arrested at least 27 of them in the area, some 20 km outside Bhopal. “Some unidentified persons set a truck on fire near a spot […]

Kani-jung rages on: Troops pelted with stones; 4 youths arrested

Kani-jung rages on: Troops pelted with stones; 4 youths arrested

Srinagar: Government troops confronted angry crowds and were pelted with stones in several areas of Kashmir on Friday, even as police put under house detention Hurriyat Conference (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq to prevent him from leading protests outside the Jamia Masjid in Srinagar. Reports said that police arrested four youths during clashes in Srinagar’s […]

Cop hit by stone on head, battling for life at SKIMS

Cop hit by stone on head, battling for life at SKIMS

AWANTIPORA: A police constable is admitted at SKIMS hospital in Srinagar in critical condition after being hit by a stone in his head at Awantipora in Pulwama district Wednesday night. The policeman has been identified as Riyaz Ahmad. He was among the escort of Superintendent of Police Awantipora when some unknown persons pelted stones on […]

Hizb’s Zakir urges female students to shun stone throwing

Hizb’s Zakir urges female students to shun stone throwing

Srinagar: Hizbul Mujahideen commander Zakir Musa on Saturday urged female student protesters to abandon stone pelting saying “your brothers are alive yet”. “I want to tell the sisters that whatever you are doing is against Sharia (Islamic ruling) as throwing stones without veil is un-Islamic. In Islam, there are no such protests and that is […]

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