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Oct 07, 2017
In a bid to reduce pellets usage in Kashmir, CRPF sends 21,000 rounds of new AK plastic bullets to ValleyCRPF has sent 21,000 rounds of newly-developed and "less lethal" plastic bullets to the Kashmir Valley to tackle street protests, says a top officer of the force
Apr 17, 2017
Kashmir unrest: Valley remains tense as students protest against security forces' 'excesses'Thousands of college students on Monday took to the streets of Kashmir to protest the security forces' 'excesses'. On Saturday, as many as 50 students were injured in clashes with local police and paramilitary forces; some were hit by pellets.
Oct 10, 2016
Govt mulling reconfiguring PAVA shells as security forces find them ineffectiveThe self-melting canisters of the PAVA shells were taking time to melt and as a result, the crowds were able to throw them back at the forces in quick time.
Sep 12, 2016
Security forces in Kashmir using excessive force against protesters: Amnesty IndiaHuman rights watchdog Amnesty international on Monday blamed India for excessive use of force against protesters in Kashmir.
Sep 07, 2016
Kashmir unrest: Hurriyat's strategic blunder gives India chance to finally douse fireThe path is now clear for the Centre to take a tough stand vis-à-vis the Hurriyat and adopt a two-pronged strategy.
Aug 26, 2016
Pellet guns vs PAVA shells: Save 'innocent' individuals but don't compromise safety of forcesThe Centre would do well to examine that while Pakistan is using aerial and artillery bombardment on its population periodically, it has forced India to go for banning pellet guns through well orchestrated information warfare.
Aug 26, 2016
From pellet guns to PAVA shells: A look at other non-lethal crowd-control devicesThe expert committee has now proposed the alternative of chilli-filled PAVA shells, a less-lethal munition that temporarily incapacitates the target and renders them immobile for several minutes.
Aug 25, 2016
Chilli-filled PAVA shells proposed as alternative to pellet guns in KashmirAn expert committee constituted by the Union Home Ministry to find alternatives to pellet guns for use in Kashmir has zeroed in potent and newly developed 'PAVA shells', a chilli-based less-lethal munition which temporarily incapacitates the target and renders them immobile for several minutes