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Srinagar: Stating that stone pelting is a larger issue than militancy in Kashmir, Inspector General of Police Kashmir Vijay Kumar said that anyone who indulges in stone-throwing will be slapped with Public Safety Act (PSA) and nobody will be allowed to disrupt peace in summers. “Stone pelting is a larger issue than militancy. It creates a negative impact and if stone-pelting takes place, that keeps tourists away. Anybody who indulges in stone-pelting will be slapped…

The Inspector-General of Police Kashmir Vijay Kumar Wednesday said stone-throwing will not be tolerated at any cost stating that 39 youth who indulged in creating law and order issue in Srinagar have been arrested of which 15 will be slapped with PSA. “Let me clarify that we will not allow stone pelting at any cost. We have arrested 39 stone-throwers who indulged in throwing stones in Srinagar recently. Fifteen of them will be booked under…

Srinagar: Clashes between youth and armed forces were reported from the Jamia Masjid area of Srinagar, where Mirwaiz Umar Farooq was scheduled to address the people today. Mirwaiz, however, was not allowed to leave his house. Hurriyat has claimed that the Mirwaiz is still under house detention. Hurriyat said that late last night police officials visited the Mirwaiz’s residence to convey to him that he continues to be under house arrest, and will not be…

Sopore: Maintaining that the peace is prevailing across the valley, General officer Commanding of Srinagar-based 15 Corps Lt General BS Raju Thursday said that all the parameters of violence in Kashmir have come down including the “stone-pelting, agitation, and bandh calls besides the overall environment is changing.” GoC 15 Corps Thursday formally inaugurated the Chinar Radio FM station in Sopore in presence of the GOC Kilo Force and other top officers. GoC Raju while addressing the…

Poonch: Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Congress Committee’s candidate for District Development Council and her two personal security officers were injured due to stone pelting in Poonch district on Saturday. Official sources told a news agency GNS that the PSOs of the candidate Parveen Sarwar Khan fired three rounds in the air after the attack near Sakimadan area this afternoon. They said that besides Parveen, her two PSOs –Mazhar Hussein Shah and Aghraz Ahmed Khan—suffered injuries…