Jammu and Kashmir HC dismisses plea seeking ban on use of pellet guns by security forces for crowd control during protests in Valley
The public interest litigation was dismissed by a division bench of justices Ali Mohammad Magrey and Dhiraj Singh Thakur
Podcast; Voices from the Lockdown: Victims of pellet guns say lives stand irreparably damaged, political situation in Kashmir only amplifies depression
Having looked at situation in North Kashmir and South Kashmir, we will take a closer look at Central Kashmir in this episode of Firstpost's podcast, Voices from the Lockdown.
Kashmir after Article 370: As govt lifts curfew after month, Sopore attack shows citizens face renewed jihadist threat
The government promised Kashmir that the end of Article 370 means a new start, and a bright future. The path to paradise, though, is clearly a fraught, uncertain one.
Three-yr-old girl injured in militant attack in Kashmir's Sopore to be airlifted to AIIMS, three of her family stable
Five civilians, including an 18-year-old man, have died in Kashmir since Delhi's decision to revoke the region's special status
'Right to healthcare, life compromised': Doctors voice concern for J&K patients in open letter to Union govt
The medical professionals have expressed concerns about the absence of functional ambulance systems, mental health challenges and pellet gun injuries in Kashmir.
Kashmir after Article 370: Death of a civilian, detention of youths fuel fear and loathing in Valley
The Valley has remained under lockdown with both cellphones and landlines blocked and internet access suspended.
Centre dismisses Kashmir protests after Article 370 as 'stray incidents' but rising number of pellet injuries tells a different tale
Twenty year old, Suhail Basheer Mir, has been left with a blurred vision after he was hit by a volley of pellets fired by the government forces in Rainwari area of Srinagar last Friday during a demonstration against the revocation of Article 370
Pellet guns in Kashmir: Cases of injuries to youths continue to be reported, but authorities say use of weapon on the decline
Top police officials have said that the use of pellet guns has decreased as the intensity of protests has also declined in southern Kashmir.
CRPF DG Rajiv Rai Bhatnagar says 360 terrorists killed in Kashmir in two years, security forces operating in 'good synergy'
Back-to-back operations by security forces in the Kashmir valley have reduced the "shelf life" of terrorists, CRPF chief Rajiv Rai Bhatnagar said.
Pellet guns have brought much more grief to the people of Jammu and Kashmir than the immediate searing pain in the lives of many. The state government has been of barely any help, and its rehab scheme is a sham.
Government forces flouting SOPs to control mobs in Kashmir, allege activists; security forces reject charges
Human rights activists have alleged that government forces are defying standard operating procedures (SOPs) to control protesting mobs in Kashmir.
Under PDP-BJP rule, Kashmir saw 74 percent more people certified 'disabled'; pellet guns behind rise in numbers
In three years to 2017, under PDP-BJP coalition rule, 31,085 people were certified disabled in Kashmir, up 74 percent from the three preceding years.
The Jammu and Kashmir government on Wednesday decided to provide a gas agency to a 16-year-old pellet gun victim to ensure her a livelihood, a day after she cleared the 10th standard board examination.
Insha Mushtaq, 16, who was among the youngest victims of the pellets fired by security forces in Kashmir, qualified her Class 10 examinations on Tuesday.
The kinetic impact projectiles (KIPs) or rubber baton rounds, rubber or plastic bullets, are used commonly in crowd-control settings.
"I will make appeals and prayers for you and need be, I will struggle too, provided you stay away from violence," said Satyarthi, who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2014
In a bid to reduce pellets usage in Kashmir, CRPF sends 21,000 rounds of new AK plastic bullets to Valley
CRPF 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
Maleeha Lodhi's UNGA Gaza war victim photo gaffe: Pakistan dodges question, blames Indian Army over use of pellet guns in Kashmir
Pakistan on Thursday dodged a question on the recent photograph gaffe by its top diplomat in the UN General Assembly
The pellets scarred his body and, despite multiple surgeries, he was unable to regain vision in right eye.
Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti disbursed financial assistance to those who lost their eyesight due to pellet gun injuries during protests in the Valley