Kashmir: 2 Cops dead, 10 soldiers injured in separate attacks

Kashmir: 2 Cops dead, 10 soldiers injured in separate attacks

Two policemen were killed and another injured after militants attacked a check-post at a court complex in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district. The militants fired at the police guard post in an attack shortly before dawn this morning and stole the rifles and ammunition of the two policemen and fled. The two policemen were identified […]

‘Army informer’s’ property damaged in Shopian village

‘Army informer’s’ property damaged in Shopian village

Unknown persons Tuesday set ablaze two shops and damaged the residential house of Kifayat Mir, in Shopian village whose “confessional video” of “informing army” about militants went viral in the month of April this year, local reports said. The incident took place at Molu Chitragam village of Shopian. Four militants and two civilians were killed in […]

2 militants from Shopian arrested in Rajouri: Police

2 militants from Shopian arrested in Rajouri: Police

Government forces Monday arrested two militants at a checkpoint in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district today, police said. A joint check-post of Rajouri Police, 72 battalion of CRPF and Army (38 RR) was set up on Rajouri-DKG road in the early hours after weapons and ammunition were stolen by some militants from a police barrack […]

Kashmir: Stone-pelters should be shot dead, says BJP MP

Kashmir: Stone-pelters should be shot dead, says BJP MP

BJP MP DP Vats said that instead of cases being withdrawn against stone-pelters in Kashmir, they “should be shot dead”, reported ANI news agency. “I read about the withdrawal of cases against stone-pelters but I think those pelting stones should be shot dead,” said Vats, a Rajya Sabha MP, on Saturday, according to ANI. Vats is referring to Kashmir’s PDP-BJP government […]

Kashmir: Stone-pelting cases against minors to be withdrawn, says Rajnath

Kashmir: Stone-pelting cases against minors to be withdrawn, says Rajnath

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, who is on a two-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir, Thursday said cases against minors and those  “misled into stone pelting”  stone pelters in the Valley will be withdrawn, reports said.  The Union Home Ministry late last year had ordered to withdraw cases against youths involved in stone pelting. Singh appealed […]

Lashkar claims responsibility for Hajin army camp attack

Lashkar claims responsibility for Hajin army camp attack

Militant outfit Lashkar-e-Toiba today claimed responsibility for the attack on an army camp at Hajin area of Bandipora district in north Kashmir. In a statement issued to GNS, Lashkar-e-Toiba spokesman Dr Abdullah Ghaznavi said that the outfit carried out the ‘fidayeen attack’ on army camp in Hajin. “Three Indian army men were killed and several […]

‘Hamid’ to be screened in Kashmir before release

‘Hamid’ to be screened in Kashmir before release

The makers of “Hamid”, a film which tells a story about a Kashmiri boy in search for his father, are planning to show the movie to the people in the Valley before its theatrical release, reports said. The Yoodlee Films’ project is directed by Aijaz Khan. “We feel this film has the power to touch […]

Militants’ Killing In Tanghdar: Shutdown, protests in Pulwama

Militants’ Killing In Tanghdar: Shutdown, protests in Pulwama

South Kashmir’s Pulwama district observed a complete shutdown Monday against the killing of an alleged local militant in north Kashmir’s Tanghdar sector on 25 May.  Locals reports said that youth clashed with government forces in main town Pulwama with latter resorting to teargas shelling to disperse protesters. Sheeraz Ahmad Sheikh, a resident of Lajoora Pulwama, is […]

Many injured in Shopian grenade attack

Many injured in Shopian grenade attack

Militants hurled a grenade on police party near Batpora area of south Kashmir’s Shopian district on Monday. Official sources said that militants lobbed the grenade on police officer’s vehicle near Batpora. In the blast some policemen are said to have received splinter injuries, they said Sources said policemen retaliated by firing some gunshots. Unconfirmed reports […]