Alert in Srinagar over threat of militant attack on highway

Alert in Srinagar over threat of militant attack on highway

Srinagar: Srinagar city was put on heightened alert on Sunday with a few roads being barricaded, security forces’ installations being highly secured, and searches carried out in residential neighbourhoods after an intelligence input about a militant attack. The alert was sounded Saturday night and soon after government forces sealed a few roads including the Batamaloo […]

Hurriyat (M) denounces mass frisking

Hurriyat (M) denounces mass frisking

SRINAGAR: Mirwaiz Umar Farooq-led Hurriyat Conference has condemned the fresh wave of mass frisking across valley, terming it as a fresh move to instill fear among masses ahead of August 15. A spokesperson of the amalgam in a statement said, “It is height of repression that now forces are checking the mobile phones of youth, […]

Hurriyat denounces search ops, frisking in Valley parts

Hurriyat denounces search ops, frisking in Valley parts

SRINAGAR: Both factions of Hurriyat Conference on Saturday denounced the frisking and search operations started by government forces in various parts of valley including the city centre Lal Chowk here. In a statement, a spokesperson of Syed Ali Geelani-led Hurriyat said government forces are unnecessarily harassing and intimidating civilians and business community on one pretext […]

Frisking intensified across north Kashmir

Frisking intensified across north Kashmir

Baramulla: Government forces have installed several check posts across north Kashmir and are searching both private and passenger vehicles. Check posts have been installed on Uri-Baramulla, Baramulla-Handwara-Kupwara, Baramulla-Srinagar and Kupwara-Srinagar roads where teams of army along with police are seen stopping all the public and private vehicles. Drums painted with ‘Stop for Checking, Show your […]