Pakistan

South #Kashmir: 4 killed in ongoing Anantnag gunfight

South #Kashmir: 4 killed in ongoing Anantnag gunfight

Two militants, a civilian and a policeman were killed and dozens others injured in the ongoing gunfight between militants and the government forces in Srigufwara area of south Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Friday. Director General of Police SP Vaid confirmed that two militants were killed in the ongoing gunfight. Reports said that the owner of the […]

In Pics: Valley observes complete hartal against Shujaat, civilian killings

In Pics: Valley observes complete hartal against Shujaat, civilian killings

Pictures by Zargar Zahoor Normal life was affected in Kashmir Valley Thursday due to a hartal called by pro-freedom camp against the killing of journalist Shujaat Bukhari and civilians recently in forces’ action in south Kashmir. Most of the shops, fuel stations and other business establishments in Srinagar the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir […]

#Kashmir: Operation all-out indicates ‘massacre being planned’, says Azad

#Kashmir: Operation all-out indicates ‘massacre being planned’, says Azad

Congress leader and former J&K chief minister Ghulam Nabi Azad said the BJP’s language of “all-out operations” in J&K indicated that a “massacre” was being planned. In a TV interview, he also said the Army operations in the state killed more civilians than terrorists. The BJP accused Congress of trying to demoralise the armed forces by such […]

Counter-insurgency ops will be much easier during Governor’s rule: J&K police chief

Counter-insurgency ops will be much easier during Governor’s rule: J&K police chief

Jammu and Kashmir Director General of Police (DGP) S P Vaid Wednesday said that counter-insurgency operations will be “much easier” for forces during Governor’s rule.  “I think, operations will continue. Only thing was in between during this period, operations were stopped. They were going on earlier also. But we will intensify these operations in days […]

Shujaat was killed because he tried to find a middle path: Jitendra Singh

Shujaat was killed because he tried to find a middle path: Jitendra Singh

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP from Udhampur and Union minister Jitendra Singh said that Shujaat Bukhari was killed as he “tried to find a middle path”. “Any activist in Kashmir — whether from the journalist fraternity or political fraternity — if they tried to work out a middle path, they had to run through this fate. Shujaat […]

39 killings, 61 incidents of violence took place during Ramazan cease-ops

As the Government of India called off cease-ops in the Valley and asked its forces to resume operations against militants, however, despite the cessation of offensives, the month of Ramazan saw 39 killings and nearly 61 incidents of militant-initiated action in Kashmir. Those killed included 24 militants, nine security men and six civilians. Since May […]

Pak has gained some ground in #Kashmir, admits MoS Home Affairs

Pak has gained some ground in #Kashmir, admits MoS Home Affairs

In a candid admission, Minister of State (MoS) Home Affairs Hansraj Ahir said on Sunday that Pakistan has achieved some success in fomenting unrest in Kashmir over the last three years, adding that India nevertheless “had responded in equal measure” to the cross-border infiltration backed by Islamabad. “Terror-related incidents in Kashmir have reduced significantly over […]

#Kashmir: Soura youth injured in forces’ action battling for life

#Kashmir: Soura youth injured in forces’ action battling for life

A 24-year-old youth was critically injured during clashes with the government forces in Soura area of Srinagar last evening, reports said. GNS news agency reported that police and paramilitary forces fired teargas and pellets to disperse protesters in Soura last evening. It said that two youth were injured in the forces’ action with one of […]

#Kashmir: Forces to resume ops against militants as GOI ends Ramazan ceasefire

#Kashmir: Forces to resume ops against militants as GOI ends Ramazan ceasefire

Two days after Home Minister Rajnath Singh met Prime Minister Narendra Modi regarding the situation in Jammu and Kashmir and to review the suspension of anti-militancy operations during the month of Ramazan that ended with Eid, Singh announced on Twitter today that there won’t be an extension to ceasefire. “The operations against the terrorists will resume. […]

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 […]