Srinagar: A day after a boy was killed in CISF firing in Uri, both Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah and the Opposition leader Mehbooba Mufti visited Altaf's family on Tuesday.
The light has gone out of Bashir Ahmed's life forever, his son Altaf, a class 12 student was shot dead on Monday by CISF men after protests by villagers over power shortages.
"I didn't expect my son to die like this. What was his fault?" Altaf's father said.
Promising strict punishment to the offenders, the Chief Minister said that the government will look into the ongoing power crisis in the state. The state govt has written to the Home Ministry about the firing incident - Omar Abdullah has also reprimanded the power company and the CISF....more
08:49 PM, Jan 03, 2012
Uri: After months of lull and calm, storm brewed again on the streets of Kashmir, this time over heavy power cuts. A young man was killed and three others wounded when the CISF fired at people protesting against the heavy load shedding in the state near Uri on Monday. The Omar government has now taken up the issue with the Home Ministry. However, the ongoing power crisis is central to...
03:24 PM, Jan 03, 2012
Srinagar: A day after a young man was killed in CISF firing in Uri, in Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Tuesday, met the grieving family along with the CISF Director General. Promising strict punishment to the offenders, the Chief Minister said that the government will look into the ongoing power crisis in the state. Locals were protesting against the massive power cuts across the state. Kashmir has...
12:04 PM, Jan 03, 2012
Srinagar: A young man was killed on the spot and two others injured when CISF personnel opened fire on Monday to disperse protesters agitated over power shortage in Boniyar area of Baramulla district in the Kashmir Valley. Five personnel of the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) allegedly involved in the firing incident outside the NHPC-run Uri power project at Boniyar, 90 kms from here, have been arrested while the state...
05:56 PM, Jan 02, 2012