At UHQ, Mehbooba stresses on humane approach, maximum restraint

At UHQ, Mehbooba stresses on humane approach, maximum restraint

JAMMU: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti Tuesday stressed upon government forces to adopt a “more humane approach” and exercise “maximum restraint” while dealing with situation. Mehbooba was chairing a meeting of Unified Headquarters which took a review of the overall security scenario in the state including the situation obtaining in the areas along the borders, an […]

KTMF threatens agitation against killings, CASOs

Srinagar: Stating that the ‘deadly’ Cordon And Search Operations (CASOs) being conducted by Army and other forces across Kashmir are proving a disaster for life and the economic activities in the Valley, the Kashmir Traders and Manufacturers Federation (KTMF) President Haji Muhammad Yasin Khan has threatened to launch an agitation should the state government fail […]

Police’s social media campaign helped improve situation: DGP

Police’s social media campaign helped improve situation: DGP

Reasi: J&K police chief SP Vaid told police recruits on Sunday that “in 2016, social media was misused to mislead people but we have countered that narrative.” Speaking at the passing-out parade of the 13th basic recruits training course here, Vaid said, “Districts police opened 26 Facebook pages, 180 Facebook pages were opened in police […]

Woman, elderly man injured in army firing

Woman, elderly man injured in army firing

Srinagar: A 60-year-old man and a 50-year-old woman were hit by bullets that army soldiers fired at Shalteng, HMT, Srinagar, on Saturday evening. Senior Superintendent of Police, Srinagar, Imtiyaz Ismail Parray said that the army soldiers were at Shalteng on information of some suspicious activity there. He said the army opened fire when it signaled […]

Death count curiously comes down from 76 to 51

Death count curiously comes down from 76 to 51

Srinagar: After telling the state assembly last year that 76 people were killed in “violent protests” in 2016, the government on Friday told the same assembly that only 51 were killed. Replying to a legislator’s query, the government said that 51 persons were killed in the seven-month uprising that followed the killing of Burhan Wani, […]

Police arrest 2 youth in Shopian, declare them chronic stone-throwers

Police arrest 2 youth in Shopian, declare them chronic stone-throwers

SHOPIAN: The government forces on intervening night of Wednesday and Thursday arrested two persons in a raid from Meminder village of Shopian after the clashes during the day in the village against the killing of a Kulgam civilian at the hands of government forces. The family of the arrested persons told Kashmir Reader that past […]

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