Mir Ehsan


Cruel, says brother of man on jeep; NC calls it slap on Kashmir face
Tue, May 23, 2017

Ghulam Qadir, elder brother of Farooq, questioned the award to the officer who is under probe: “Is this justice? It is a mockery in the name of an inquiry. This is cruel, not justice.’’

Who will compensate his lost years: Father
Tue, May 23, 2017

“It was a long journey for justice. Case after case was slapped against my brother. All the cases were fabricated,’’ Javeed Ahmad, Wani’s younger brother, told The Indian Express.

Three soldiers, four militants killed in LoC firefight
Mon, May 22, 2017

Defence sources said the army spotted a group of infiltrators near the LoC. However, after an initial firefight, the militants managed to escape leaving some weapons behind.

J-K: Two soldiers killed along LoC in Kashmir
Sun, May 21, 2017

Defense minister Arun Jaitley had on Friday visited forward areas in Rampur sector of Uri and discussed situation along the LoC with troops deployed in the area.

J&K: Arun Jaitley visits forward posts, reviews security
Sat, May 20, 2017

Army chief General Bipin Rawat attended the meeting, during which the situation at the Line of Control and south Kashmir was discussed.

J&K: Arun Jaitley meets Mehbooba Mufti to discuss security, funding issues
Fri, May 19, 2017

Union Minister Arun Jaitley reached Kashmir on Wednesday and chaired a high-level security meeting at the 15 Corps headquarters.

Residents of South Kashmir accuse security forces of ransacking houses
Thu, May 18, 2017

The residents blamed the Army and the police for using force to disperse protesting villagers.

Kashmir: Arun Jaitley reviews security situation with Army chief, discusses LoC, militancy
Thu, May 18, 2017

Kashmir: Arun Jaitley was also briefed about the situation in the four districts of South Kashmir, where many local youths have joined militancy.

IG moved out
Sun, May 14, 2017

Formal orders would be issued soon, officials said.

Army to issue advisory to soldiers on leave in Kashmir
Sat, May 13, 2017

This is being done following the killing of Lt Ummer Fayaz in South Kashmir’s Batapora village, where he had gone to attend a wedding.

Ummer Fayaz’s killers led by local Hizbul man wanted for two earlier murders, say police
Fri, May 12, 2017

Witnesses have said Ummer Fayaz's killers were led by local Hizbul Mujahideen operative Abbas Ahmad Bhat who was wanted for two earlier homicides

J&K: Tasaduq Mufti is CM’s grievance cell coordinator
Fri, May 12, 2017

Tasaduq formally joined PDP in January, before which he took interest in governance issues.

One more attack: cop, 2 civilians killed in J&K
Sun, May 07, 2017

This is the second attack on the police in Kulgam district this week.

J-K: Two held for PDP worker’s murder
Sun, May 07, 2017

PDP district president Abdul Gani Dar, 64, was killed on April 25 when three unidentified militants intercepted his vehicle and shot him dead in Pulwama.

After militant attacks, J&K Bank stops cash deals in 40 branches
Sat, May 06, 2017

In the last six months, there have been 13 attacks on banks and Rs 92 lakh cash looted — four incidents have taken place in four days this month.

Biggest combing in 15 years: Army, police security net around Shopian
Fri, May 05, 2017

Four soldiers injured, one civilian driver killed in attack

Jammu and Kashmir: With 13 robberies in six months, at least 7 killed, over Rs 90 lakh snatched
Fri, May 05, 2017

As militancy spikes, Jammu and Kashmir sees an extraordinary targeting of banks and cash vans

Families of slain J&K cops ask: ‘Now who will take care of us’
Wed, May 03, 2017

A huge crowd gathered in the village for the slain policeman’s funeral.

J-K: 5 cops, 2 bank staff killed in south Kashmir
Tue, May 02, 2017

The Hizbul Mujahideen claimed responsibility for the attack. Before fleeing the spot, the militants also snatched four rifles of the policemen.

Kupwara: Day after Valley attack, Army launches search operation
Sat, Apr 29, 2017

Residents said the Army was looking for the militant and questioned many civilians.

Kupwara attack: Militants strike Army camp near LoC, Captain is among 3 personnel killed
Fri, Apr 28, 2017

Two militants were gunned down by troops while a third slipped away, leaving behind his weapon.

Kupwara: Protests at site, 65-year-old killed in Army firing
Fri, Apr 28, 2017

The man killed was identified as 65-year-old Mohammad Yusuf Bhat.

Social media sites blocked in Valley for a month, public order cited
Thu, Apr 27, 2017

The decision to block social networking sites was taken a day after Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti chaired a meeting of the Unified Command Headquarters in Srinagar.

Important that we help youth reclaim their pride: Waheed Para
Sun, Apr 23, 2017

Para says youth politics should be made more relevant and the government needs to have “massive engagement plans” to check the sense of alienation among youngsters.

The Valley on Campus
Sun, Apr 23, 2017

After the stones are flung and slogans chanted, where does the average Kashmiri student head? To depoliticised campuses, where, like many their age, they watch TV soaps and read – but not before holding heated debates on identity, Kashmir.

Srinagar Lok Sabha bypoll: 2 Assembly segments held key to Farooq Abdullah’s win
Sun, Apr 16, 2017

In Kangan’s Wangat, most of 583 villagers who voted said that they did so for Abdullah.

J&K: Shawl artisan says Army tied me to jeep, paraded me across nine villages
Sat, Apr 15, 2017

CM seeks police report, Army probes video; 3 held for assault on CRPF men.

Kashmir valley video shows man tied to jeep, CM seeks report, Army orders probe
Fri, Apr 14, 2017

Reacting to the video, former chief minister Omar Abdullah tweeted, “I understand the outrage the CRPF video generated. I’m also outraged that the video of the youth on the jeep won’t generate the same anger.”

Video clip showing Kashmiri youth tied in front of army jeep goes viral
Fri, Apr 14, 2017

Former chief minister Omar Abdullah tweeted, "I understand the outrage the CRPF video generated. I'm also outraged that the video of the youth on the jeep won't generate the same anger."

CRPF identifies spot where Valley youths heckled its men
Fri, Apr 14, 2017

CRPF officials had earlier said they are trying to identify the personnel and the place where this incident took place

J&K: After video emerges of assault on its men, CRPF says it’s our reality
Thu, Apr 13, 2017

In the video, the security personnel can be seen showing restraint and not reacting to provocation by the youth.

Srinagar bypoll: EC orders repoll in 38 booths
Wed, Apr 12, 2017

EC has ordered fresh elections in 38 polling booths in Srinagar Lok Sabha seat, which saw violent clashes and a voter turnout of just 7.14 per cent during the bypoll on Sunday.

Srinagar poll violence: At least 8 killed, voter turnout 7.14%
Mon, Apr 10, 2017

Srinagar bypoll: Official figures put the voter turnout at a record low of 7.14%, revised from 6.5 per cent announced earlier.

Kashmir youths held for wearing Pak jersey: Day after, families say it was a routine match
Fri, Apr 07, 2017

The video also showed that Pakistan’s national anthem was purportedly played before the game got under way on Sunday.

Bypoll Diary: In seat he lost, Farooq Abdullah has then rival by his side
Wed, Apr 05, 2017

Farooq has reached out to pro-separatist organisations, appealing to Jamaat-e-Islamia supporters to help him “defeat the RSS”.

Srinagar: Soldier held at airport with two grenades
Tue, Apr 04, 2017

The soldier, identified as Bupal Mukhia of Darjeeling, is at present posted at Uri with the 17 JAK rifles.