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Aug 05, 2018
Major Leetul Gogoi, who had used man in Srinagar as 'human shield', likely to be indicted by army court for affair with womanMajor Leetul Gogoi may face action for violating the army's rule against developing a relationship in a conflict zone and breaching protocol by staying away from the place of duty.
May 25, 2018
Army Major Leetul Gogoi still has lot to answer for, say Jammu and Kashmir cops, as confusion prevails over 'minor' girl's ageConfusion prevails over the age of the girl who was detained by the Jammu and Kashmir police with Indian Army Major Leetul Gogoi in a Srinagar hotel on Wednesday. Police sources said Gogoi has a lot to answer for, including why he reserved a hotel room in a part of Srinagar that is volatile, risking his own life and that of others.
Apr 08, 2018
Jammu and Kashmir 'human shield' Farooq Ahmad Dar is a broken man year after stone-pelting incidentAn embroidery artisan who created magic on fabric till a year ago and now shunned by neighbours as the army's “human shield” against stone-pelters, Farooq Ahmed Dar is a broken man, struggling to pick up the threads of his life.
Nov 14, 2017
Jammu and Kashmir SHRC to hear appeal against state's refusal to compensate 'human shield' Farooq Ahmad DarThe Jammu and Kashmir State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) will next month hear an appeal against state government's refusal to act on the commission order awarding Rs 10-lakh compensation to Farooq Ahmad Dar, who was used as a "human shield" by an army officer earlier this year.
Jul 10, 2017
Kashmir human shield row: State Human Rights Commission asks PDP-BJP govt to pay Rs 10 lakh to Farooq Ahmad DarState Human Rights Commission has directed Jammu and Kashmir government to pay Rs 10 lakh as compensation to Farooq Ahmad Dar, who was tied to a jeep by an army major
Jun 22, 2017
Islamic State using children as 'weapons of war' in Mosul, claims United NationsFighters for the Islamic State group are targeting children in Mosul to prevent civilians from fleeing the city as Iraqi forces push into the last stronghold held in Iraq by the militants there
Jun 17, 2017
Kashmir human shield row: MLA seeks resolution against Major Leetul Gogoi in AssemblyAn independent MLA sought to move a resolution condemning Major Leetul Gogoi for using a civilian as a human shield in the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly
Jun 16, 2017
Islamic State using one lakh civilians as 'human shields' in Mosul, claims United NationsThe United Nations has said that the Islamic State group jihadists may be holding more than 100,000 Iraqi civilians as human shields in the old city of Mosul.
Jun 08, 2017
Using human shields by army not a norm unless situation demands: Bipin RawatUndeterred by criticism from politicians and commentators, Indian Army Chief general Bipin Rawat says use of human shield by the Indian Army is not a norm but individual officers are entitled to decide the tactic depending on circumstances.
Jun 06, 2017
Kashmir human shield row: CPM slams Bipin Rawat's defence, says comments reflect govt's viewThe CPM has criticised army chief Bipin Rawat for defending the use of a "human shield" in Kashmir, saying his comments reflected the views of the Modi government, which seeks to "suppress" the people there.