Post Profile

Why it’s so hard to solve the Indo-Pakistan dispute in Kashmir

This article first appeared on the Riding the Elephant site. A 12-year-old boy died on Saturday in the Kashmir state capital of Srinagar after being hit in the head by pellets fired by paramilitary forces at crowds of youngsters protesting against the Indian government. Junaid Ahmad’s death sparked clashes during his funeral later in the day, with thousands of protesters chanting “Go, India.
read more


Related Posts

India to consider alternatives to pellet gun use in Kashmir: minister

News : Reuters: World News

NEW DELHI/SRINAGAR, India (Reuters) - India plans to reconsider the use of pellet guns by security forces when controlling crowds, its interior minister said on Thursday, after widespread resort to the weapons caused multiple casual...

More than 400 dead in historical flooding in India, Pakistan

News : The Rundown News Blog

People crowd a makeshift rescue boats in a flooded area in Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian administered Kashmir. Kashmir has been devastated by the worst floods to hit the region in decades. Photo by Yawar Nazir/Getty Images ...

Two soldiers, one civilian dead in Kashmir militant attack

News : Reuters: World News

SRINAGAR, India (Reuters) - Militants attacked a paramilitary convoy and a government building in India's disputed Kashmir region on Saturday, killing at least two soldiers and a civilian, police said.

India urges security forces to exercise restraint in Kashmir

News : Reuters: World News

SRINAGAR, India (Reuters) - India has asked its security forces to exercise restraint in responding to protests in disputed Kashmir and replace pellet guns with non-lethal weapons, its home affairs minister said on Sunday.

India to replace some pellet guns with chilli-filled shells in Kashmir

News : Reuters: World News

SRINAGAR, India (Reuters) - Indian security forces will use shells full of a chilli compound as an alternative to shotgun pellets, to control crowds in Kashmir, the interior minister said on Monday, after widespread use of the weapo...


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC