Stone Pelters

  • Football transforms lives of youth in Valley 14-11-2011 08:34 AM

    Srinagar: A group of young football fans in Kashmir has transformed themselves from being known as a bunch of rowdy stone-pelters to being the future of sports in the state. The six young faces have done Kashmir proud and are now headed to the football mecca of Sao Paulo where...
  • J&K govt releases young stone pelter Faizan Rafiq 06-04-2011 11:03 AM

    Amnesty International and human rights groups had launched a Free Faizan campaign with Faizan's family. ...
  • 'Kashmir stone-pelters funded by Pakistan' 25-10-2010 08:56 AM

    Srinagar: Kashmir stone-pelters were funded by Pakistan, says the outgoing Director General of the CRPF in Jammu and Kashmir, as interlocutors prepare to talk to all sections. The DG of the CRPF, says stone pelting in the Valley was multi-dimensional and even had large scale monetary support of across the...
  • Stone-pelting separatist arrested in J&K 19-10-2010 09:49 PM

    Srinagar: The Jammu & Kashmir police have arrested Masrat Alam who is believed to have spearheaded the stone pelting protests in Kashmir. Alam has been working underground for the past four months and is considered close to hardline leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani. A video released by Massarat Alam last...
  • Jawans to get cash rewards for restraint in J&K 28-09-2010 07:48 AM

    Srinagar: After the Centre's eight-point proposal to ease the Kashmir crisis, the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) is making efforts with their own initiative. The CRPF has announced rewards for jawans who exercise restraint in the face of violent mobs. To be able to control violent protests on the streets...
  • AFSPA to stay: govt; curfew relaxed in Srinagar 21-09-2010 07:39 AM

    Srinagar: Even as the all-party delegation is trying to gauge the views in the Kashmir valley on AFSPA the Ministry of Defence is coming out in full support of the Army. MoS for Defence Pallam Raju said Tuesday that the Army was being made a scapegoat and unnecessarily being demonised....
  • Stone-pelters attack again, violence in Srinagar 13-08-2010 12:58 PM

    Stone pelting on security forces in Khanyar area of Srinagar. No one reported injured. ...
  • Govt considers using tasers on rioters in J-K 26-07-2010 04:15 PM

    It hopes the use of electric guns in a non-lethal way could prevent the loss of lives during protests. ...
  • CRPF to raise force to fight stone-pelters in J-K 06-06-2010 10:16 AM

    This is being done to reduce collateral damage and use minimum force to deal with protesters. ...