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Congress pats security forces in dealing with stone-pelters

"We laud the role of the security forces in dealing strictly with the separatists and stone-pelters," J&K Congress leaders said in a statement. 

634 'stone-pelters' in Kashmir to get amnesty on Eid

634 people, facing stone-pelting charges, will get amnesty on the occasion of Eid, with the Jammu and Kashmir government Tuesday approving withdrawal of 104 cases against them.

Srinagar NIT row: Stone-pelters target security forces after search operation

In yet another such incident, a group of stone-pelting youth on Monday targeted security forces who had gone to a village in Kashmir to carry out a search operation following information that some militants were hiding there.

Two `die hard` stone-pelters booked in J&K

Jammu and Kashmir Police on Thursday booked two "die hard" stone-pelters under the stringent PSA and sent them to Kot Balwal jail in Jammu.

Omar blames stone-pelters for curfew in Srinagar

J&K CM Omar Abdullah justified the imposition of curfew-like restrictions in parts of Srinagar city.

J&K CM announces amnesty scheme for stone-pelters

Earlier this week, government released 12 political prisoners, including two close aides of Geelani.

Police interact with `stone-pelters` in Srinagar

For the second day on Wednesday, senior police officers interacted over lunch with nearly 150 young men who were involved in clashes with security forces here in Jammu and Kashmir.

Winds of change in Kashmir as ‘stone-pelting’ youth eye police job

Just a few months back youths in Kashmir used to turn out in huge numbers to fight pitched battles with the security forces.

J&K: Police use teargas shells to disperse stone-pelters

Police burst teargas shells and used
batons to disperse stone-pelting protestors at Maisuma in the
heart of the city this afternoon, official sources said.

Posters in Srinagar ask Hurriyat to review its agitation

Posters appeared in the commercial hub of Lal Chowk and Residency Road in Srinagar city on Saturday carrying a two-day ultimatum to hardline Hurriyat Conference to review its decision on continuing protest bandhs indefinitely.

J&K: 5 injured in clashes with security forces

Five persons were injured during clashes with security forces at two places in Kashmir Valley, where curfew was on Friday extended to Pulwama and Shopian district headquarters as precautionary measure, officials said.

Chidambaram assails stone-pelters as Kashmir schools reopen

Home Minister P Chidambaram expressed happiness over schools reopening in the Kashmir Valley on Monday and students attending classes after three-and-half months of closure.

Targeted by stone-pelters, J&K police bear scars of violence

The fury of Kashmir`s stone pelters
has left nearly 1500 police personnel injured in just eight
weeks of turmoil.

Stone-pelters with separatist link in Kashmir booked under PSA

The Kashmir valley has witnessed
relatively peaceful Fridays and Sundays after Jammu and
Kashmir Police carried out a crackdown on stone-pelters and
arrested 419 of them during the last one month.