Man shot dead in Pulwama, Militants offer gun salute

Man shot dead in Pulwama, Militants offer gun salute

Clashes in Anantnag for second day A 45-year-old man was found dead with multiple bullet wounds on his body on Friday in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district. SP Pulwama, Muhammad Aslam, said body was found lying on the banks of RomshiNallah,...
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Epicentre of new militancy : Pulwama

Epicentre of new militancy : Pulwama

In south Kashmir’s Pulwama, a semi-urban district that borders Srinagar’s south-west edge, a new generation of militants backed by sympathetic locals is quickly eroding the long-held influence of the ruling party and engaging security forces in a gruelling...
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Gunmen loot 2 banks in 2 hours in Pulwama

Gunmen loot 2 banks in 2 hours in Pulwama

Unidentified gunmen on Wednesday looted cash from two banks within a span of two hours in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district which has been witnessing attacks on financial institutions for the past three consecutive days, police said. A police official said...
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Protest in Pulwama schools against arrest of students; 5 more detained

Protest in Pulwama schools against arrest of students; 5 more detained

The clashes led to closure of all shops and traffic was off the roads. Police detained six more students from the town for their alleged involvement in protests. Amid shutdown, clashes erupted today in Pulwama town between students and security...
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Cordon & Search Operation called off after Stone-pelting in Pulwama

Cordon & Search Operation called off after Stone-pelting in Pulwama

Government Forces on Monday night called off their operation against ‘hiding militants’ when people in large number hit to roads and resorted to stone-pelting in Newa area of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district. Sources told news agency CNS that after recei...
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Scores hit by pellets in eyes in Tral

We’re not part of protests but still cops fired pellets towards us: Injured youth There is no end to use of pellets in Kashmir and at least nine people sustained pellet injuries in eyes during forces firing at an encounter...
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Pro-freedom rally at Muran, scores injured during clashes

Clashes in Pulwama, 7 injured 15 arrested during nocturnal raids Massive clashes erupted between security forces and youth today during a pro-freedom rally at Muran village of Pulwama district, leaving at least seven persons injured while at least 15 persons.....
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Ongoing unrest has roots in militant hotbed Tral

Ongoing unrest has roots in militant hotbed Tral

On the Jammu-Srinagar national highway that snakes through the Valley, a curve near Awantipora town in south Kashmir leads to picturesque and mountainous Tral sub-district, home to many militants of the region’s new-age insurgency. It is in Tral, 35 km...
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Detention of 8 Year Kid; HC directs SSP to hand over custody to mother

Detention of 8 Year Kid; HC directs SSP to hand over custody to mother

Taking a strong note of the detention of an eight-year-old boy by the police in Pulwama, the J&K High Court today directed the Senior Superintendent of the district to immediately hand over his custody to his mother. Stating that “nothing...
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Pro-freedom rally held in Pulwama despite raids; Geelani lashes out at Touseef Mir duty officer Khanabal

Pro-freedom rally held in Pulwama despite raids; Geelani lashes out at Touseef Mir duty officer Khanabal

Thousands of people held a pro-freedom rally in a village in Pulwama district in south Kashmir despite a forces raid to foil it. Reports said that forces thrashed the participants and ransacked the venue of a rally in Babgam-Chandgam village...
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