NIA arrests Hurriyat leaders in Kashmir: Move signals govt's hardline stance against China-Pakistan aggression
The arrest of a range of Hurriyat leaders on Monday signals a hardening of the Centre's stance.
Indian Army chief Bipin Rawat defends use of human shield in Kashmir, says dirty war to be fought through innovation
Indian Army chief Bipin Rawat has defended the human shield incident in Kashmir, saying that that troops need innovative ways to fight against the 'dirty war'
The JKNPP criticised the BJP governments at the Centre and state over slapping of an FIR against Major Leetul Gogoi and held protests demanding its immediate scrapping.
Kashmir human shield row: Farooq Dar says Leetul Gogoi is falsely calling him a 'ringleader' of stone-pelters
A day after Major Leetul Gogoi shared his side of the story on the controversy over allegedly tying a Kashmiri youth to a army jeep to deter stone-pelters, Farooq Dar, on Wednesday, claimed that Gogoi had lied about him being a ring leader of a stone-pelting gang.
Abdul Rashid's remark came in the wake of a sting operation on separatists Naeem Khan and Farooq Dar by a television channel.
GST roll-out: State finance ministers flock at Srinagar to iron out creases, but J&K traders remain wary
The meeting in Srinagar is also seen as a push to divert the attention from the bad news coming out of the region, as it comes in the backdrop of a restive Valley, marked by violence and protests in recent months.
An alarming spurt in violence in early spring has been marked by attacks on civilians by militants, the army using a civilian as a shield against stone-pelters, the lowest ever voter turn-out in a parliamentary by-election and the use of social media as a tool to stoke passions.
In a fresh controversy in the ongoing fracas over the Kashmir "human shield" video, Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi on Monday defended the security forces stating that the difficult circumstances in the valley required such a decision
Kashmir ‘human shield’ video: J&K Police files FIR against Rashtriya Rifles unit; govt backs officer
Days after the video showing a Kashmiri youth tied to the army jeep allegedly as a "human shield" against protesters surfaced, the Jammu and Kashmir Police on Saturday filed an FIR against the Indian Army.
It is the soldier on the scene who has to face the fusillade.