Braid chopping


Braid chopping in Kashmir: Was it hysteria or mystery ?

  By Tabish Khan Srinagar: According police report, more than 264 cases of braid chopping have happened in Jammu province while more than 150 in Kashmir in the last three months. Braid-chopping incidents were first reported in south Kashmir’s Anantnag and Kulgam districts in mid-September and have since spread to others districts of the region.


Braid chopping triggers clashes in Bohri Kadal

Srinagar: The braid-chopping ordeal is showing no signs of abating even as police has launched massive crackdown against the alleged rumour-mongers. On Sunday, a braid-chopping incident at Bohri-Kadal in Old City triggered clashes between youth and government forces. Brother of the alleged victim told media persons that the braid choppers barged inside their house late last

India following ‘obsessive dogma’ on Kashmir: Geelani 

Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference (G) chairman Syed Ali Geelani that New Delhi was following “obsessive dogma” rather than a realistic and political approach for the resolution of Kashmir issue. The octogenarian leader, who presided over an executive body (Majlis Shora) meeting of the amalgam, also blamed National Conference for present chaos According to a spokesman of

Braid chopping: Medicos provide ‘psychiatric counseling’ to 18 victims in Kulgam 

Kulgam: A team of five doctors from the Government Medical College, Srinagar on Sunday visited the District Hospital, Kulgam to interact with the braid chopping victims. The team interacted with 18 victims, out of the 38 reported incidents in the district. “The purpose of the visit was to provide psychiatric counseling to the victims so

Six caught on suspicion of braid chopping, handed to police in Ganderbal.

Ganderbal: Six suspected braid-choppers who were caught by locals in Repora lar Ganderbal Friday evening were handed over to police. When contact SHO Lar Nidar Ahmad Hurra said that six suspected braid-choppers were caught by people in Lar while roaming suspiciously in Repora village. “People without taking law into their own hands called the police


Braid chopping: False alarm raised to achieve ‘radical religious agenda’, Police

 TOTAL 45 TROUBLE AND MISCHIEF MONGERS ARRESTED IN BARAMULLA FOR CREATING DISTURBANCES IN THE NAME OF BRAID CHOPPING.   Srinagar: Here we reproduce the police statement on events regarding braid cutting and law and order situation that arose there off. Also police, in statement claims that during course of investigation they found various objectives for

UJC blames Indian spy agencies for braid chopping

Srinagar: United Jehad Council, an amalgam of various militant organizations, on Sunday blamed ‘Indian spy agencies’ for braid chopping of women in Kashmir. “India by spreading fear can’t make Kashmiris to relinquish their freedom struggle,” Secretary General of UJC and Ameer (chief) of Tehreek-ul-Mujahideen said in an emailed statement. “The Indian troopers and spy agencies caused fear