Forces want to avoid Kulgam like incidents: DGP

Forces want to avoid Kulgam like incidents: DGP

Srinagar: DGP Dilbagh Singh on Monday said government forces want to avoid Kulgam like incidents where seven civilians died in a blast after an encounter with militants had concluded. Talking to reporters on the sidelines of the wreath laying ceremony of a Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) soldier who was killed in a militant attack in […]

Thanks J&K Police for ‘bravery and commitment’

Thanks J&K Police for ‘bravery and commitment’

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir Police (JKP) is ahead of other government forces in India in terms of “bravery” and “commitment”, Governor Satya Pal Malik said at the Police Commemoration Day function held at J&K Armed Police Complex at Zewan, Srinagar, on Sunday. Police Commemoration Day is observed in memory of 10 CRPF men killed […]

Police Commemoration Day observed in Baramulla, Handwara, Jammu

Baramulla: The National Police Day, popularly known as Police Commemoration Day, was observed in north Kashmir’s Baramulla and Handweara, and Jammu on Sunday In Baramulla, DIG north Kashmir Atul Kumar Goel, SSP Baramulla Imtiyaz Hussain and all ranking police officers were present on the occasion. In Handwara, rich tribute was paid to police personnel who […]

Top cops of 8 states decide to enhance coordination to tackle crime

Top cops of 8 states decide to enhance coordination to tackle crime

Chandigarh: Top police brass of eight northern states and some paramilitary forces proposed a slew of measures Wednesday to enhance coordination among them to tackle crime in the region. The proposed measures included shifting of hardcore criminals to jails of other states and deploying paramilitary forces for prison security besides sharing real time inputs about […]

IGP says sorry for assault on journalists

IGP says sorry for assault on journalists

Srinagar: After the Kashmir Editors Guild (KEG) and Kashmir Journalist Association (KJA) condemned the manhandling of journalists by government forces near the gunfight site in Fateh Kadal area of Srinagar, Kashmir Inspector General of Police (IGP) SP Pani extended “unconditional apologies” to the journalist fraternity and assured action in the case. “Without going into the […]

Police ready for panchayat elections: DGP

Police ready for panchayat elections: DGP

Jammu: Director General of Jammu and Kashmir Police Dilbag Singh Wednesday said his force was ready for the nine-phased panchayat elections scheduled to begin from November 17 in the state. “Police is ready for panchayat elections and all arrangements will be made to ensure smooth and peaceful polling,” Singh said during a visit to the […]

Police claim arrest of grenade thrower in Pattan

Police claim arrest of grenade thrower in Pattan

Srinagar: Police on Wednesday claimed to have arrested a militant allegedly responsible for a grenade attack in north Kashmir’s Pattan that left a police officer and two cops injured. Faizan Majeed Bhat of Naibug Tral was arrested after he threw a grenade on a police checkpoint along the Srinagar-Baramulla highway near Pattan this afternoon, a […]

Militants attack CRPF camp in Pulwama, 2 troops hit by bullets

Militants attack CRPF camp in Pulwama, 2 troops hit by bullets

ANANTNAG: Militants attacked a CRPF camp on Monday night here in Newa area of Pulwama district, leaving at least two troops of the paramilitary force injured by bullets. The attack was carried out at the base camp of 183 Bn of the CRPF at about 9:45 PM Monday. A senior police official from the area […]

Hizb militant killed in Pulwama, another admitted to SMHS hospital

Hizb militant killed in Pulwama, another admitted to SMHS hospital

Pulwama: A local Hizb-ul-Mujahideen militant was killed and another was wounded, and subsequently hospitalised, in a gunfight with government forces in the wee hours of Saturday morning here in Babgund village of Pulwama district. The slain militant has been identified as Shabir Ahmad Dar alias Maali, a resident of Samboora village in Pulwama district. The […]

Militants kill policeman in front of wife and kids

Militants kill policeman in front of wife and kids

Sopore: Suspected militants shot at a police constable late Friday evening at his home in Warpora village of Sopore and he succumbed to his injuries on way to hospital. The 37-year-old Javid Ahmad Lone was at home on leave. He is survived by two sons, aged 3 and 5 years, and his wife. “Police have […]

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