Authorities clueless as mysterious braid choppers haunt Kashmir

By Sheikh Qayoom Srinagar, Oct 20 : There have been over 120 reports of braid chopping in the Kashmir Valley in the last two months and despite the widespread fear and condemnation, the authorities appear clueless about the mysterious incidents that have caused a new type of terror in the troubled region. The resulting confusion […]

Militants attack CRPF vehicle in Srinagar

Srinagar, Oct 10 : A vehicle of the paramilitary Central Reserve Police Force was attacked by militants here on Tuesday evening, police said. No trooper was injured but one of the attackers were injured. Two motorcycle-borne militants fired at a CRPF vehicle in Sant Nagar area and the CRPF troopers retaliated, injuring one of the […]

Boy critically injured in stone pelting in Kashmir

Srinagar, Oct 9 : A 5-year old was critically injured in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district in stone pelting at vehicles following the shutdown call by the separatists, police said. “A minor boy was seriously injured after miscreants pelted stones on vehicles near Pahoo Bridge in Pulwama,” a police officer said, adding some people had […]

Hizbul militant killed in Kashmir gunfight

Srinagar, Oct 9 : A Hizbul Mujahideen militant was killed on Monday in an ongoing gunfight between security forces and militants holed-up in a house in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district, police said. Security forces surrounded Gatipora village in Shopian in the afternoon following information about a group of militants hiding there. “When the security […]

Bhagwat discusses J&K, economic situation with top intellectuals

New Delhi, Oct 7 : RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Friday discussed the issues related to constitutional amendments needed to integrate the troubled Jammu and Kashmir and also the present economic situation of the country with top intellectuals of the country. Continuing his outreach programmes, RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Friday met intellectuals from different […]

Restrictions in Srinagar to prevent protests

Srinagar, Oct 6 : Authorities imposed restrictions in many parts of Srinagar on Friday to prevent separatist called protests against growing incidents of braid chopping in the Valley. Police said that restrictions under section 144 CrPc will remain in force on Friday in areas under the jurisdiction of Khanyar, Nowhatta, Rainawari, MR Gunj, Safa Kadal, […]