Modi-led govt failed to counter militancy in JK: Congress

Modi-led govt failed to counter militancy in JK: Congress

New Delhi: The Congress party on Friday mocked the Narendra Modi-led government over the abduction and killing of three special police officers (SPOs) in south Kashmir’s Shopian district and accused the Government of India (GoI) of failing to counter militancy in Jammu and Kashmir. Speaking at a press conference, Congress leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi said, […]

Three more militants killed in Bandipora

Three more militants killed in Bandipora

Bandipora: After killing two militants in an encounter in Bandipora district on Thursday, government forces killed three more in the same area today, police and army said. The encounter had started Thursday afternoon when government forces were searching Shogbaba area near Sumlar village. In the exchange of gunfire that wet on till late Thursday evening, […]

Two militants killed during an encounter in Bandipora forest area

Two militants killed during an encounter in Bandipora forest area

Bandipora: Two militants have been killed during an encounter in the forest area of Sumular in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district. Police said the encounter started late afternoon in Shogbaba area in Sumlar, after an exchange of gun fire between militants and government forces who had cordoned off the area in the morning. The search operation […]

9 boys blinded in one eye by pellets fired in Kulgam

9 boys blinded in one eye by pellets fired in Kulgam

Srinagar: A dozen persons inured in firing of live ammunition and pellets by government forces in Kulgam on Saturday are at present admitted in hospitals in Srinagar after hit by pellets and bullets in vital organs, including their eyes. According to doctors at SMHS hospital, nine boys have lost vision in one eye after being […]

JRL concerned over threats to resistance leaders

JRL concerned over threats to resistance leaders

Srinagar: The Joint Resistance Leadership on Sunday expressed anguish over the “threat calls” given to the Hurriyat leaders and activists by the authorities, and said “the leadership has taken a strong note on the ‘sting operations’ being carried out against the pro-freedom leaders”. In a statement, the JRL leadership led by Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz […]