Cops disguise as stone pelters to catch youth

Cops disguise as stone pelters to catch youth

The Jammu and Kashmir Police Friday adopted a fresh strategy of nabbing stone pelters by planting its men among them at historic Jama Masjid downtown to arrest the real culprits in action. After the Friday prayers today, a mob started...
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There was no hurry to replace SP Vaid as DGP: Omar Abdullah

There was no hurry to replace SP Vaid as DGP: Omar Abdullah

Former Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir Omar Abdullah has criticised the timing of changing the state DGP, saying there was no hurry to replace S P Vaid and the state police could do without having to deal with the...
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Four years after deluge, Valley women still picking up pieces, Traders decry lack of rehab

Four years after deluge, Valley women still picking up pieces, Traders decry lack of rehab

Even four years after the floods hit the summer capital, the memory of devastation they caused is still fresh in minds of many residents, especially women, who have worked hard to pick up the pieces since then. Nasreen Bano, 45,...
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J&K Police Chief SP Vaid removed post abductions of cops kin

J&K Police Chief SP Vaid removed post abductions of cops kin

Jammu and Kashmir director general of police (DGP) SP Vaid was removed from his post and appointed transport commissioner, a state government order issued late Thursday said. Dilbag Singh, currently director general, prisons, will be acting DGP, the order said...
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PDP should’ve pulled out of alliance after Kathua Rape: Amitabh Mattoo

PDP should’ve pulled out of alliance after Kathua Rape: Amitabh Mattoo

The PDP should have been the one to pull out of the alliance with the BJP after the brutal rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl in Kathua, a close aide of former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti...
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South Kashmir residents fearing collateral damage while building two-story houses

South Kashmir residents fearing collateral damage while building two-story houses

Abdul Wahab of Daramdor hamlet of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district has given up the idea of constructing the second floor to his single-storied house due to the fear of frequent gunfights in the district which often leave the houses razed....
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Boycott Urban Local Bodies, Panchayat polls: Joint Resistance Leadership

Boycott Urban Local Bodies, Panchayat polls: Joint Resistance Leadership

Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) comprising Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik Monday said that people of Jammu and Kashmir will boycott the upcoming urban local bodies and panchayat polls as these polls are aimed at diluting...
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Militants escape despite face-off with forces thrice: ADGP Munir Khan

Militants escape despite face-off with forces thrice: ADGP Munir Khan

Militants and government forces had a face-off thrice on Monday during a daylong search operation in several villages of Pulwama. Each time, militants managed to escape. “There was general input about the presence of militants,” said additional directo...
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Despite threats, BJP continues expansion efforts across Kashmir Valley

Despite threats, BJP continues expansion efforts across Kashmir Valley

Despite militant threats, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is continuing with efforts to expand its base in the Valley. The party is also eyeing members of the Gujjar and Bakerwal communities even as it is yet to register its maiden...
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Sheikh Abdullah’s ‘Role’ in J&K’s accession to India: CIA Report

Sheikh Abdullah’s ‘Role’ in J&K’s accession to India: CIA Report

Asserting that Sheikh Abdullah, founder of the National Conference (NC), the oldest political party in Kashmir, played an instrumental role in accession of Kashmir to India, a declassified report of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) states that a fair elec...
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