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In Kashmir, the motif is fear

The boy was brilliant at studies and was his school’s cricket star.

23 Oct 2019 2:05 AM

CPI(M) pushes for repeal of 'draconian' laws in J&K, peace talks with Pak

The party also expressed serious concern over the attacks on Kashmiri students, businessmen and others outside J&K.

20 Mar 2018 9:11 PM

Plastic bullets to be used for crowd control in Kashmir, pellet guns 'last resort'

Thousands of plastic bullets were produced and sent to the Kashmir Valley for use by the law enforcement agencies.

17 Apr 2017 8:42 PM

J&K: 54 students injured in police action in Pulwama

The students were protesting against alleged highhandedness of security forces outside government-run degree college in Pulwama.

15 Apr 2017 8:23 PM

Pellet guns being used as last resort, govt tells SC

Justice Chandrachud observed that children between 11 and 20 are seen and in cases students up to 28 years are in the crowd.

11 Apr 2017 2:44 AM


Using pellet guns on Kashmir protesters last resort, Centre tells SC

The Attorney General told SC that the idea was to not kill and he could not discuss new methods of crowd dispersal due to security reasons.

10 Apr 2017 1:34 PM

Pellet guns may return to Valley

The minister added: “However, if these measures prove to be ineffective in dispersing of rioters, use of pellet guns may be resorted to.”

29 Mar 2017 2:31 AM

Use of pellet guns under Supreme Court lens

Pellet guns were used in Kashmir during the unrest last year following the death of Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist Burhan Wani.

28 Mar 2017 12:30 AM

Use of pellet guns: SC asks Govt to consider other means

The SC bench also expressed concern over injuries suffered by minors involved in protests in the Kashmir Valley.

27 Mar 2017 4:34 PM

CRPF will use modified pellet guns in Kashmir

The modified version of the weapon will have a “deflector”, an attachment on the muzzle end to prevent the pellets from going up.

28 Feb 2017 2:09 AM


Apply mind before using pellet guns in J&K: SC

The court was hearing an appeal filed by J&K High Court Bar Association against the HC order seeking stay on use of pellet guns.

14 Dec 2016 8:08 PM

Try not to use pellet guns till we find an alternative: Mehbooba to forces

The Chief Minister was speaking at the passing-out parade of Jammu and Kashmir Police in south Kashmir.

14 Dec 2016 5:10 PM