CAA stir: Stone pelting in Lucknow, buses burnt in Sambhal

Lucknow: Violence erupted during protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act on Thursday afternoon in various cities of Uttar Pradesh, including the state capital. Roadways buses were set on fire by protesters in Sambhal district and some private vehicles were also set ablaze. Internet services have been suspended in the western UP district. In Kushinagar, protestors […]

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Local truck driver killed in stone pelting by protestors in J&K

Srinagar: A truck driver was killed in a stone pelting incident in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag district, police said. Noor Mohammed Dar, who hailed from Bijbehara, was attacked by stonepelters on Sunday after his truck was mistaken as a security vehicle. Dar, who sustained head injuries, was referred to the Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences […]

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Separatist leader Masarat Alam spearheaded ‘stone pelting’ from J&K jail

New Delhi: Hardline separatist leader Masarat Alam Bhat was in constant touch with terrorist organisations from the Jammu and Kashmir jail where he was in detention since 2010 before being shifted here, and was instrumental in orchestrating stone pelting and attacks on security forces in the state. Now in custody of the National Investigation Agency (NIA) […]