Indian Army has no role in Kashmir: Jammu and Kashmir Council for Human Rights (JKCHR)

Jammu and Kashmir Council for Human Rights (JKCHR) has rejected the claim of Indian army chief General Bipin Rawat that one must make sure the state reverses to what it was before 1989 with everybody there living in harmony, says a press releas. JKCHR President Dr. Syed Nazir Gilani has said that Indian army chief … Read more Indian Army has no role in Kashmir: Jammu and Kashmir Council for Human Rights (JKCHR)

CRPF refuses to reply to RTI query on use of pellet guns

In the wake of death of over 90 people and injuries to over 12,000 from use of pellet guns during the unrest in Jammu and Kashmir, the CRPF has refused to give, in response to an RTI query, details of the number of such weapons and ammunition used. The unrest in Jammu and Kashmir was triggered … Read more CRPF refuses to reply to RTI query on use of pellet guns

Discourse in Kashmir shifting from azaadi to ‘primacy of Islam’, says Indian Army

A top Indian Army official said the discourse in Jammu and Kashmir is shifting to “primacy of Islam” over azaadi, adding to complexities in dealing with sectarian faultlines in the border state. “Jammu and Kashmir continues to be a challenge and it’s being dealt with; it’s getting a little more complex as slowly the discourse, as … Read more Discourse in Kashmir shifting from azaadi to ‘primacy of Islam’, says Indian Army

Help This Jawan Find an Eye Donor this Diwali

Post Burhan Wani’s death, the unrest in Kashmir has killed around 90 civilians and injured several. On the other side, close to 3,000 CRPF jawans were injured in stone-pelting incidents in different parts of Kashmir over the past 3 months. The security forces feel their hands are tied because they have been given strict instructions … Read more Help This Jawan Find an Eye Donor this Diwali

Internal documents reveal 30% of CRPF Personnels in J&K can’t shoot straight

The widespread neglect of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) has led to some shocking findings. Exclusive documents show that the men assigned to carry out anti-terrorist operations in Jammu and Kashmir are not up to the mark – literally. Around 30% of the CRPF personnel stationed in J&K regularly fail to hit their target … Read more Internal documents reveal 30% of CRPF Personnels in J&K can’t shoot straight

Burhan Wani’s Father says his son’s dream was to join the Indian Army as a kid

Muzaffar Wani , the father of Slain Hizbul Mujahideen Commander Burhan Wani, whose encounter death triggered the continuing cycle of violence in Kashmir, tells TOI that his son’s dream was to join the Indian Army when he was 10 and also play cricket like Parvez Rasool – one day hopefully for India. The government school … Read more Burhan Wani’s Father says his son’s dream was to join the Indian Army as a kid

PM Modi likens anger to 1965, reposes faith in Army

Likening the anger in the country over Uri attack to that witnessed in the 1965 war, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday maintained that those responsible for the terror strike will surely be punished as he asserted that the army does not speak but displays bravery. He also sent out a message to the people … Read more PM Modi likens anger to 1965, reposes faith in Army

Uri attack carried out by Jaish-e-Mohammad militants, confirms Indian Army

Hours after Sunday’s deadly attack on one of its base in north Kashmir’s Uri town — that left 18 soldiers dead — the Army said four militants who carried out of the attack belonged to the Jaish-e-Mohammad militant outfit based in Pakistan. “All four killed were foreign terrorists and had carried with them items which had … Read more Uri attack carried out by Jaish-e-Mohammad militants, confirms Indian Army

10 Terrorists Killed As Indian Army Foils Infiltration Bids; 1 Jawan Dies

Barely two days after the terror attack in Uri, two infiltration bids were made from across the border in Kashmir on Tuesday but they were foiled by the Army in an encounter in which 10 terrorists and a jawan were killed even as Pakistani troops violated ceasefire and fired at Indian positions. As the Government … Read more 10 Terrorists Killed As Indian Army Foils Infiltration Bids; 1 Jawan Dies

35 soldiers killed, over 1,740 injured in attacks on Indian Army in 2016

Termed as the deadliest attack on the Indian Army since the Kaluchak tragedy in 2002, the attack at a battalion headquarters of the Army in north Kashmir’s Uri town on Sunday killed 17 jawans and injured 19 other personnel. According to recent reports by ANI, another Sepoy K Vikas Janardhan succumbed to his injuries at the … Read more 35 soldiers killed, over 1,740 injured in attacks on Indian Army in 2016

Uri attack: Death toll touches 18, India decides to isolate Pakistan on the global stage

In one of the deadliest attacks on the Army in recent years, 17 jawans were killed and 19 others injured as heavily armed militants stormed a battalion headquarters of the force in North Kashmir’s Uri town early on Sunday. The death toll climbed to 18 as another soldier succumbed to his injuries on Monday. Four terrorists … Read more Uri attack: Death toll touches 18, India decides to isolate Pakistan on the global stage

Attack on Army HQ in Uri: 17 Soldiers martyred,All Terrorist Neutralized

Militants attacked an Indian army brigade headquarters near the de facto border with Pakistan on Sunday, killing 17 soldiers in the most deadly such attack in the northern region of Kashmir in recent years. Four “fidayeen” – or commando-style gunmen willing to fight to the death – were confirmed killed after penetrating the base in … Read more Attack on Army HQ in Uri: 17 Soldiers martyred,All Terrorist Neutralized

Indian Army launches ‘Operation Calm Down’ in troubled Kashmir

Indian Army personnel are moving in masses into trouble-torn J&K after another spate of violent protests. As part of efforts to restore normalcy in the Valley, the Army has moved an entire brigade into South Kashmir under operation ‘Calm Down’ to clear it of militants and demonstrators. Protesters have continued to clash with government forces … Read more Indian Army launches ‘Operation Calm Down’ in troubled Kashmir

As it Happens : One terrorist killed in Poonch encounter, Gunfight on

At least one terrorist was killed in an ongoing encounter with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch on Sunday. Few terrorists are suspected to be around the mini-secretariat in Allah Pir area of Poonch. Earlier today, a police personnel was killed in the ongoing gunfight. “There was a gun battle near the under … Read more As it Happens : One terrorist killed in Poonch encounter, Gunfight on

1.3 million pellets used on protesters from July 8 till August 11 : CRPF

Pellet Firing Gun Pics

As the demands for banning pellet guns are increasing, the police authorities in Jammu and Kashmir are pushing for FN Herstal 303 riot guns for crowd control. The pellet guns caused hundreds of eye injuries and several deaths since July 8 when mass protests erupted in the Kashmir Valley after the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen … Read more 1.3 million pellets used on protesters from July 8 till August 11 : CRPF

CRPF Camps in Kashmir facing Attacks and Intrusion on Regular Basis

There have been attempts at intrusion into more than one-third of the camps of the Central Reserve Police Force in the Kashmir Valley in the past 50 days, a senior Home Ministry official said on Wednesday. The CRPF has been redeployed in at least 40 locations in Kashmir, including Srinagar, from where the force was … Read more CRPF Camps in Kashmir facing Attacks and Intrusion on Regular Basis

‘Alternative’ to pellets already in use, says CRPF affidavit

Kashmir Unrest

AVA shells (Pelargonic Acid Vanillylamide), which are reportedly being considered as a replacement to pellet guns, have been used in the ongoing unrest in the Valley, an affidavit filed by CRPF in Jammu and Kashmir High Court has said. The expert committee constituted by Home Minister Rajnath Singh to find an alternative for pellet guns … Read more ‘Alternative’ to pellets already in use, says CRPF affidavit

Kashmiri people will not surrender before India even if it sends its whole Army says Ali Gilani

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The Chairman of All Parties Hurriyet Conference, Syed Ali Gilani, in Indian held Kashmir, has said that the Kashmiri people will not surrender before India even if it sends its whole army to suppress their ongoing freedom movement. Syed Ali Gilani was addressing over the  phone from Srinagar huge pro-freedom rallies at Verinag in Islamabad … Read more Kashmiri people will not surrender before India even if it sends its whole Army says Ali Gilani

BSF sets up Camps in Schools in Kashmir as Kashmir Unrest Continues

BSF in Kashmir

Border Security Force (BSF), which was deployed in Srinagar on Monday after a gap of 12 years, on Tuesday, occupied several school buildings in Srinagar to set up their camps. The force occupied buildings of government and semi-government schools like SP Higher Secondary at MA Road near Lal Chowk and DAVP School at Jawahar Nagar, they said. … Read more BSF sets up Camps in Schools in Kashmir as Kashmir Unrest Continues