The relatives of people who were killed in the Kashmir unrest said that they seek justice and not compensation, even as chief minister Mehbooba Mufti announced, on Monday, that each family will receive Rs 5 lakh and other compensatory measures, and t
The Jammu and Kashmir government has ordered setting up of Special Investigating Teams (SITs) into the deaths of civilians as well as the involvement of police personnel during the five-month-long unrest in the Valley last year
When she rose to speak in Assembly, J&K Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti was expected to reply to the opposition forced discussion on the last year’s unrest which claimed around 100 lives and left several hundred blinded.
Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti Monday announced setting up of Special Investigating Teams (SITs) to probe the killings during the summer unrest of Kashmir besides announcing ex gratia relief and several other rehabilitation measures for those killed.
In 2008, 90 security forces personnel were killed in the state and while the numbers showed a declining trend till the year 2012 when they suffered 17 fatalities, the casualties increased in 2013 to 61.
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti Monday rejected the opposition demand for setting up of an inquiry commission into the recent unrest in the Valley even as she blamed NC and Congress for sowing the “seeds” of the turmoil in the state.
The death of a police constable has triggered an intense anger and resentment against militants at a village in north Kashmir's Kupwara district - an unexpected turnaround in the wake of the five-month unrest following the killing of Hizbul Mujahide
The year 2016 saw Mehbooba Mufti taking over as the first woman chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir and Army for the first time carrying out surgical strikes on militant camps in Pakistan administered Kashmir (PaK) while violent protests for months.