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Mumbai [India], Sept. 4 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday said the use of chilli-based 'Pelargonic Acid Vanillyl Amide' (PAVA) shells as an alternative to pellet guns in order to control agitating people in Kashmir should be welcomed by all.
New Delhi [India], Sept. 3 (ANI): Ahead of the all-party delegation visit to Jamu and Kashmir, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday approved the use of chilli-based 'Pelargonic Acid Vanillyl Amide' (PAVA) shells as an alternative to pellet guns for crowd controlling.
New Delhi [India], Sept. 3 (ANI): Reiterating that the use of pellet guns must be stopped in Kashmir, the Congress Party on Saturday said that the government must initiate dialogue with all stakeholders to end the prevailing unrest in the valley.
New Delhi [India], Aug. 29 (ANI): A seven-member expert committee set up for exploring other possible alternatives to pellet guns as non-lethal weapons has submitted its report to Union Home Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi here on Monday.
New Delhi, Aug. 25 (ANI): With Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh hinting that an alternative to the use of pellet guns in the Valley may be announced soon, senior advocate KTS Tulsi while citing the examples of various other countries emphasized on the use of rubber bullets by the security f
Srinagar, Aug. 25 (ANI): Stating that once pellet guns were considered as non-lethal weapon that inflict least damage, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, who is on a two-day visit to Srinagar, on Thursday said the government was waiting for the expert committee's report, following which
New Delhi, Aug. 20 (ANI): Expressing dismay over the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) warning that more fatalities could take place in restive Jammu and Kashmir if the use of pellet guns are banned, the Congress Party on Saturday said in a democracy a more humane approach is the need of t
New Delhi, Aug. 14 (ANI): Congress veteran Mani Shankar Aiyar on Sunday advised the BJP leadership in New Delhi to reach out to the people of Kashmir and stop the use of pellet guns in the valley while accusing Pakistan of attempting to take advantage of the state of affairs in the region.
Srinagar, July 27 (ANI): Days after the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) constituted an expert team to explore possible alternatives to pellet guns amidst strong criticism, the Jammu and Kashmir High Court has asked the government to review their use for crowd control in Kashmir, saying untrai
New Delhi, July 27 (ANI):Disapproving of the use of pellet guns by the security forces against protesters, the Jammu and Kashmir High Court has sought a report from the Centre on handling of the weapon by untrained personnel.
New Delhi, July 26 (ANI): With over hundred people being treated for severe eye injuries after security forces fired pellet guns to contain violence triggered after the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist Burhan Wani in Kashmir, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has approved the constitut
Dras (Jammu and Kashmir), July 26 (ANI): A day after the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), which is the largest force deployed in civilian areas for controlling law and order, said it would continue to use the weapon in the valley, the Indian Army on Tuesday backed it saying the guns were