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Feb 10, 2019
Kulgam encounter: Five militants killed in gunfight in J&K's Kellam Devsar area; four CRPF soldiers injured in stone peltingThe forces had cordoned the Kellam Devsar area in Kulgam on Saturday following information about the presence of militants in the area. As the search operations were underway in the area, the militants opened fire, triggering a gunfight.
Jan 22, 2019
Two militants killed in encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian; clashes ensue after civilians pelt stones at security forcesTwo militants were killed in an encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district on Tuesday, a day after three unidentified militants were killed in the state's Budgam district. According to reports, local residents began to pelt stones at the security forces after the militants were killed in Shopian's Zainapora area. Several civilians are believed to have been injured in the clashes that ensued.
Jan 09, 2019
Day two of all-India strike: Kolkata students injured after agitators pelt car with stones, amid sporadic violence all over BengalDay two of the trade union strike saw agitators pelt stones at a car of school students in Kolkata, amid reports of violence across West Bengal.
Dec 30, 2018
Ghazipur violence: 11 arrested after constable's death in stone pelting; Congress calls it 'Adityanath's jungle rule'The Congress on Saturday slammed the Uttar Pradesh government over the death of a police constable in Ghazipur in stone pelting by a mob, alleging that in Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath's "jungle rule" neither the people were safe, nor the police.
Dec 22, 2018
Week after encounter in J&K's Pulwama, death of civilians continues to evoke rage; no clarity on whether SOPs were followedFive days after the gunfight in Pulwama, there is little clarity on what happened on the ground and whether standard operating procedures were followed.
Dec 17, 2018
Pulwama encounter: Army can fight an army, not masses, says Markandey Katju on 7 civilian deaths after clashes with security forcesThe deaths of seven civillians in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district due to clashes with security forces at an encounter site has drawn sharp criticism for the Indian Army and other forces for their handling of the continued turbulence in the Kashmir valley.
Nov 09, 2018
Centuries-old tradition of stone-pelting marked in Himachal Pradesh's Dhami village on the day after DiwaliPeople believe that the erstwhile queen of Dhami sacrificed herself to end the practice of human sacrifice and asked people to start a fair in which people of two clans will throw stones at the sky and continue until someone is hit, and the blood of that person would be then offered to the goddess Kali.
Oct 26, 2018
Jammu and Kashmir: Indian Army soldier dies after being hit by stone thrown by youth in AnantnagAn Indian Army soldier in Jammu and Kashmir has died in a stone-pelting incident
Sep 09, 2018
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.
Sep 08, 2018
Toy guns, covert cops: Jammu and Kashmir Police plants its men among stone pelters to catch real culprits in actionThe Jammu and Kashmir Police Friday adopted a fresh strategy of nabbing stone pelters by planting its men among them at historic Jama Masjid downtown to arrest the real culprits in action.