LS Polls: Firing on protestors in Budgam, 3 injured

LS Polls: Firing on protestors in Budgam, 3 injured

Srinagar: Government forces opened fire on protesters in Hafroo village of Chadoora Township in central Kashmir’s Budgam district on Thursday afternoon. Sources said that three persons have received bullet injuries and were shifted to nearby medical facility. Reports said that youths pelted stones on the forces deployed in the area for polling. The forces retaliated […]

Thrashing of SDM: J&K Police registers FIR against army

Thrashing of SDM: J&K Police registers FIR against army

Srinagar: A day after army manhandled Sub- District Magistrate (SDM), Dooru and other government officials in Qazigund area of south Kashmir, Police today filed an FIR against army for allegedly thrashing SDM. Quoting GNS, a senior police officer said that the case under FIR number 61 /2019 under section 323, 341 RPC has been registered […]

Cops ‘hunting for’ Palhalan residents

Cops ‘hunting for’ Palhalan residents

Pattan/Palhallan: The residents of Palhallan village in Baramulla district on Tuesday said they are living under “Gaza-like” conditions. According to locals, the police and paramilitary forces have launched a hunt to arrest residents of Palhalan. The government forces have established several checkpoints and nakas where passenger vehicles are being searched for residents of Palhalan. The […]

After CRPF, army refusing to vacate SKUAST land

After CRPF, army refusing to vacate SKUAST land

Sopore: After the CRPF 92 Battalion, the army is now refusing to vacate land belonging to Sher-i-Kashmir University of Agricultural Science & Technology (SKUAST) in Sopore. The army unit which shifted here from Bomai in 2009 is occupying some 15 kanals of university land along with the police SOG of Baramulla district, which, too, has […]

Search and cordon called off in Kulgam after disruption by locals

Search and cordon called off in Kulgam after disruption by locals

Kulgam: Residents of Tarigam village in Kulgam on Wednesday disrupted a search and cordon operation of government troops in the area, leading to the withdrawal of the operation later on. According to eye-witnesses, police and paramilitary forces cordoned off a public health centre but as soon as the search operation began, scores of locals assembled […]

Anti-army protests at Saderkoot

Anti-army protests at Saderkoot

Bandipora: Protests erupted in Saderkoot area in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district on Monday after army allegedly beat up several villagers. The protesters blocked Bandipora-Srinagar highway to agitate against the alleged army highhandedness. They said the army personnel beat up several people without any provocation. Hundreds of protesters including women held a sit-in and raised slogans […]

Remains of Reshi house become site of solidarity

Remains of Reshi house become site of solidarity

Frisal (Kulgam): An extraordinary scene of devastation is what remains of the Reshi family’s house in Nagbal village. Hundreds of people have been coming since Sunday, when the house was blasted to rubble by government troops, to pay homage and to survey the ruins. The most curious sight is of two corrugated tin sheets that […]

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