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Kashmir stone pelting


J&K: Wary of stone-pelters, Home Ministry seeks ‘full-body protectors’ for troops

June 17, 2018 7:35 am

The body protectors that the Home Ministry is looking for will have chest protectors, shoulder pads, upper arm guards, elbow and forearm guards, groin and shin guards.

Hit stone-pelters with bullets, says BJP MP

June 11, 2018 5:25 pm

BJP Rajya Sabha member DP Vats, who hails from Hisar, was recently elected to the Upper House of Parliament.

Watch: Security forces come under barrage of stones in J&K's Kupwara

June 04, 2018 3:50 pm

Tangdhar sector in south Kashmir's Kupwara district saw vehicles of security forces come under a barrage of stones pelted by the locals who were enraged after five terrorists were gunned down on May 25.

J-K: Stone-pelting incidents have come down in 2017, says Hansraj Ahir in Rajya Sabha

December 27, 2017 3:48 pm

"The incidents of stone-pelting against security forces in the state of Jammu and Kashmir are reported to be 2,808 during the year 2016 and 1,198 till November this year," Union Minister of State for Home Hansraj Ahir said.

Demonetisation helped in curbing stone-pelting in J-K: DGP

November 24, 2017 7:52 pm

The DGP also said that initiatives such as demonetisation and the Goods and Services Tax (GST) were bold moves in a country like India.

Centre asks J-K govt to withdraw cases of first time offenders

November 21, 2017 9:32 pm

Dineshwar Sharma, who visited the Valley earlier this month, was flooded with requests from various individuals and groups for withdrawing cases against youths who were booked by the police for indulging in stone pelting.

Journalists protest in Srinagar after Kamran Yousuf's arrest by NIA

September 07, 2017 10:02 am

Journalists in South Kashmir held a protest demonstration gainst the arrest of a freelance photo journalist Kamran Yousuf by National Investigation Agency (NIA) in stone pelting related cases.

Stone pelting cases down, infiltration up in Jammu and Kashmir in 2017: MHA

July 18, 2017 5:17 pm

The number of terrorists that were eliminated stand at 95. In the terror attacks that took place in the state this year till July, 12 civilians and 38 security personnel had lost their lives. The infiltration bids have however, seen a rise this year. As against 18 attempts that were recorded last year, 42 were recorded this year till the month of June.

Army Chief Gen Bipin Rawat on stone pelters: Can't ask soldiers to 'just wait and die'

May 28, 2017 6:18 pm

Defending the human shield incident, Rawat said,"When people are throwing stones and petrol bombs at us, I cannot tell my men just wait and die."

Srinagar: Policeman injured during stone-pelting on Eid succumbs to injuries

October 21, 2014 12:37 pm

According to officials and relatives, Ahmad had suffered grievous head injuries and slipped into coma.