News Topic:Sarpanchs

Former Sarpanch shot dead in Shopian

In another militant attack, a former Sarpanch was shot dead by militants in Heerpora area of southern Kashmir’s Shopian district on Saturday evening.

BDO Kakapora makes false allegations, misleads district administration

Two days ago, Sarpanchs, several Panchayat members and locals held a demonstration outside the office of BDO Kakapora in district Pulwama against the concerned BDO.

Pattan Accident: Another Sarpanch succumbs, death toll reaches 3

The death toll in the Pattan road accident rose to three on Tuesday after one more Sarpanch succumbed to his injuries, officials said.

Sarpanch, driver killed, six others injured in Pattan mishap

A Sarpanch was killed while six others sustained injuries when the bus they were travelling in crashed into a Tipper and overturned on Baramulla-Srinagar Highway.

Sarpanch shot dead in Baramulla

An independent Sarpanch was shot dead by militants in Pattan area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Friday, officials said.

Militants shot dead sarpanch in southern Kashmir’s Kulgam

Militants on Friday evening shot dead a Sarpanch in Adoora area of Kulgam. This is the second killing of a Panchayat member in the last two days in the Valley.

Sarpanch shot dead inside home in Srinagar

Militants on Wednesday evening barged inside the house of a Sarpanch and shot him dead at Khanmoh area in the outskirts of Srinagar.

BJP Sarpanch, his wife killed in Anantnag attack

Militants on Monday afternoon shot dead a BJP Sarpanch and Kisan Morcha district president and his wife in Anantnag district of south Kashmir.

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A groom in Uri, Baramulla, made a detour on his wedding day to cast his vote before partaking in his matrimonial celebrations.

APHC pays tributes to Mirwaiz Farooq, Ghani Lone, Hawal martyrs

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Kashmir political leaders accuse authorities of arresting their workers

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