kashmir dispute

Watch: Youth carry injured Anantnag civilian who later succumbed

Watch: Youth carry injured Anantnag civilian who later succumbed

A video showing youth trying to shift injured Anantnag civilian Sheeraz Ahmed to a hospital while climbing over the walls went viral on social media today. Sheeraz, however, was declared brought dead at the hospital.  Local reports said that Sheeraz had suffered pellet injuries in his throat and head. Reports also said that at least 17 […]

Forces kill youth in Anantnag, injure more than dozen

Forces kill youth in Anantnag, injure more than dozen

Forces killed a youth in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district Saturday soon after Eid prayers were concluded in Ashajipora area of the district. The slain youth was identified as Sheeraz Ahmad of Brakpora who succumbed at a hospital. Local reports said the deceased had suffered pellet injuries in his throat and head. At least seventeen youth […]

Army kill civilian, injure 2 others in Pulwama

Army kill civilian, injure 2 others in Pulwama

Army killed a civilian and injured two others after they opened fire on protesters in Nowpora village of Pulwama district on Friday. Reports said that army troopers of 55 RR opened fire after the residents resisted their attempts to vandalise the property of a local militant Saju Mir. Three persons, including a girl, were injured […]

Funeral of Shujaat Bukhari tomorrow in Baramulla

Funeral of Shujaat Bukhari tomorrow in Baramulla

The funeral of senior journalist and Editor-in-Chief of Rising Kashmir, Shujaat Bukhari will be offered at his ancestral graveyard at Kreei Baramulla at 11 a.m. on Friday. Shujaat Bukhari was shot by unidentified gunmen as he left his office in Srinagar. Bukhari, who was a group editor for three daily newspapers and a weekly, including […]

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 […]