Thursday, 20 January, 2022
TopicStone pelting

Topic: stone pelting

4 police personnel injured due to stone pelting at anti-CAA protests in Chennai

Joint Commissioner P Vijayakumari was injured on her head as protest turned violent. Commotion ensued when agitators were 'forcibly removed'.

Has CDS Gen Bipin Rawat overstepped his brief by speaking on ‘de-radicalisation camps’?

Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat said that India has de-radicalisation camps for the young. He also said that 10-12 years old from Kashmir were being radicalised.

Kashmir pellet wounds not superficial: The story Abhijit Iyer-Mitra didn’t report

Abhijit Iyer-Mitra who went around Srinagar in chauffeur-driven car didn’t realise the inability to access a hospital in a shutdown is not just a result of blocked roads.

J&K devises plan to end stone pelting, draws in local community to reform detained youth

The move involves peer groups of the youth such as family, friends and teachers signing an 'informal community bond' promising good behaviour.

Terror recruitment & stone pelting in Kashmir has dropped this year, says govt

The number of youth recruited for terror from Kashmir in the first three months of this year is almost half that from the same period last year.

‘Hartal’ to neta — how a notorious Srinagar stone-thrower found his calling in politics

As a teenager, Asif Zargar led a gang of stone pelters that terrorised security forces in Srinagar. Now, he is all set to contest the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

Kashmir records its bloodiest week this year

Security establishment believes higher number of militant killings in Kashmir indicates an improving situation, but experts say circle of violence is worrying.

360 terrorists killed in less than two years, ‘shelf life’ reduced says CRPF DG

CRPF DG Rajiv Rai Bhatnagar says even if the number of men joining terror ranks might be large, the consequence has become limited. 

Rajnath’s Day 1 in Kashmir: Outreach ‘may not be sufficient’ but ‘definitely positive and sincere’

Expert says home minister’s remarks a welcome course correction to NDA strategy in Valley; political parties welcome peace overtures. New Delhi: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh’s...

Kashmir stone throwing incidents have fallen after Ramzan ceasefire, home ministry says

According to official data, there were just 16 incidents of stone pelting in Kashmir Valley during May 16-23 compared to 38 such cases during the May 8-15 period.

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How England’s dying industrial towns became the West’s largest jihad factory

Malik Faisal Akram had no known affiliation with jihadist groups. Ideas that led him to take hostages in a Texas synagogue seeped into his mind almost by osmosis.

NTPC looks to coal imports to avoid new power crunch

India’s largest electricity producer is aiming to secure cargoes starting from April, when power consumption in India typically surges on summer cooling demand.


File photo of IAF drone seen flying in Leh on 18 Nov 2020 | ANI

Indian firm gets foothold in prized global ‘kamikaze’ and armed drones market

Global demand for loitering munition & armed drones saw a jump after Azerbaijan was able to defeat superior Armenian armed forces in 2020 with the help of these systems.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.