Police labels civilians killed in Shopian gunfight as ‘miscreants’

Police labels civilians killed in Shopian gunfight as ‘miscreants’

Srinagar: The J&K Police have labeled the three civilians killed during the Shopain gunfight of March 31 this year as “miscreants and stone pelters” whose objective was to “provide an opportunity to holed-up militants to escape the spot”. However, the police report states that one person, namely Mushtaq Ahmed Thoker, was a civilian and got […]

Slain Tanghdar youth: Deputation calls on Geelani, says authorities not returning bodies

Slain Tanghdar youth: Deputation calls on Geelani, says authorities not returning bodies

SRINAGAR: A deputation called on Hurriyat Conference chairman Syed Ali Geelani at his residence on Tuesday and briefed him about the latest developments and grim situation the people in south Kashmir particularly in Shopian are facing, a statement issued by the conglomerate said. The statement said that during the interaction with Geelani, the deputation said […]

Rajnath coming on Thursday to review ceasefire, border situation

New Delhi: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh will arrive June 7 for a two-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir, during which he will review the suspension of counter-insurgency operations in the month of Ramazan and also meet people affected by cross-border shelling, officials here said on Monday. During his stay in Kashmir, Rajnath will travel […]

Northern Command chief meets CM

Northern Command chief meets CM

SRINAGAR: Newly appointed Commander of the Northern Command, Lt. Gen. Ranbir Singh, called on the Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti here Monday. The army commander briefed the Chief Minister about the overall obtaining security scenario in particular the implementation of Ramadan Ceasefire in the State, a statement issued by the government said. The Chief Minister advised […]

Militants killed in Tangdar our sons, say two south Kashmir families

Militants killed in Tangdar our sons, say two south Kashmir families

Pulwama: Two families in south Kashmir have claimed as their kin two of the five alleged infiltrating militants killed in Tangdar sector last month by the army. The families hail from Parigam village of Kulgam district and Lajoora village of Pulwama district. According to police sources, the two families had earlier approached police in their […]

No inputs as of now, says DGP on location of Jaish infiltrators

No inputs as of now, says DGP on location of Jaish infiltrators

SRINAGAR: The government’s security establishment is on tenterhooks after a large group of Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) militants infiltrated into Indian Kashmir from the Pakistani side. “Efforts are on to trace them within the least possible time,” a top police officer said on Sunday. “Police is capable of dealing with any situation,” the officer also claimed while […]

‘Dialogue opportunity doesn’t come every day’

‘Dialogue opportunity doesn’t come every day’

Srinagar: Asking resistance leadership to come forward for talks and save the state from “bloodshed”, chief minister Mehbooba Mufti on Sunday termed the unilateral ceasefire and the offer of dialogue by the government of India as an opportunity that does not come every day. “The people of Kashmir and the leadership here have to decide […]