The entire Kashmiri leadership feels utterly helpless. Farooq Abdullah seldom sings Bollywood songs or dance whole-heartedly as he used to. At times, he breaks down in the middle of media interviews.
Jammu and Kashmir DGP Dilbag Singh, said he felt hurt over irresponsible utterances of a section of political leaders in Kashmir (on Hyderpora Encounter's investigation), adding that counting votes on the dead bodies is their mission.
As Special Investigation Team (SIT) of the J&K Police probing the Hyderpora encounter claimed that Amir Magray was killed in the crossfire after he was used as a human shield, his father has moved the HC seeking return of son's body.
The SIT said the government had ordered a magisterial probe into the incident and all such person making statements should have approached the inquiry officer with genuine evidences they have, for corroboration or contradiction.
Chairman of the SIT into the Hyderpora encounter case said that the government had ordered a magisterial probe into the incident and all such person making statements should have approached the inquiry officer with genuine evidences they have, for corroboration or contradiction.
Mehbooba Mufti while holding a protest demonstration against the recent killings in Srinagar’s Hyderpora area said: ‘We believe there was no militant and three civilians were killed’.
Mohammad Lateef Magrey’s son Mohammad Amir has been named among the killed militants in Srinagar’s Hyderpora encounter. However, Magrey who has worked all his life against militancy contests police claims.
J&K police handed over the bodies of the deceased businessmen on Thursday evening as the kins were agonizingly waiting in the sub-zero night temperature.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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