Massive CASO in Shopian orchards yields nothing

Massive CASO in Shopian orchards yields nothing

Shopian: A massive cordon-and-search-operation (CASO) was launched in the orchards and paddy fields in this south Kashmir district on Sunday. The operation was conducted jointly by army’s 44 RR, police, and paramilitary CRPF early in the morning at Heff-Shirmal village and adjoining orchards. Government forces suspected the presence of hideouts of militants in the area. […]

Unsettling sights of 2018: Execution videos, confessions, resignations

Unsettling sights of 2018: Execution videos, confessions, resignations

Anantnag: 2018 has been the bloodiest year in Kashmir in a decade, but the spilling of blood is not the only suffering its people have endured – there has also been an unprecedented number of abductions and execution videos. After a major gunfight on April 1, in which 13 militants, 4 civilians and 3 government […]

After hearing gunshots, CASO launched in Baramulla forest

After hearing gunshots, CASO launched in Baramulla forest

BARAMULLA: Government forces on Sunday launched a cordon-and-search-operation (CASO) in Satarseran-Dandmoha forest area of Kandi in this north Kashmir district following after hearing some gunshots. Sources said that army’s 52-RR and SOG of police launched CASO and sealed all the entry and exit points of the small forest range. A senior police officer said they […]

Yashwant Sinha’s statement vindicates our stand: Sehrai

Yashwant Sinha’s statement vindicates our stand: Sehrai

Srinagar: Commenting on the former Finance Minister Yashwant Sinha’s recent statement that “Government of India has been suppressing the freedom struggle of the people of Kashmir by the use of brute force”, Tehreek-e-Hurriyat (TeH) chairman Mohammad Ashraf Sehrai on Saturday said New Delhi is crushing voices of dissent here by every means possible, and Sinha’s […]

Hatiwara residents demand removal of CRPF camp for road widening

Hatiwara residents demand removal of CRPF camp for road widening

PAMPORE: Residents of Hatiwara village of Pampore in Pulwama district staged a protest demonstration on Sunday alleging encroachment by CRPF on the Srinagar-Jammu highway near the entry point of Samboora-Hatiwara road. A 3.8 km road (Samboora Hatiwara) is being constructed under Prime Minister Gram Sadak Yojina (PMGSY), locals told Kashmir Reader. Scores of local residents […]

Unknown assailants damage mosque in Baramulla by night; protests follow

Unknown assailants damage mosque in Baramulla by night; protests follow

BARAMULLA: In a shocking incident, unknown men on Thursday night attacked a Jamia Masjid in Watergam area of Rafiabad in North Kashmir’s Baramulla district and damaged property. Sources said that people of Marizigund Mohalla of Watergam in Rafiabad area staged a protest on Friday morning and blocked the Watergam-Sopore road after they saw that unknown […]