Jammu and Kashmir : Moderate intensity earthquake jolts

New Delhi: A moderate intensity earthquake measuring 4.6 on the Richter scale jolted in Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday. “The earthquake occurred today morning at 8.22 a.m. The epicentre of the earthquake was located 63.6 km north of Leh town,” an official of the disaster management department said. “The coordinates of the tremor were latitude […]

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Curfew in Kishtwar, police question PSOs posted with BJP leader Anil Parihar

With police and other security agencies still struggling to identify the assailants who killed a senior BJP leader and his elder brother in Kishtwar the previous night, this far off hilly town of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday wears a deserted look with army and police moving in strength strictly enforcing the curfew. Sources said […]

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Army Targets Pak Military HQ Across Line Of Control In Retaliatory Firing

JAMMU: The Indian Army has targeted Pakistani military administrative headquarters in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) across the Line of Control in retaliation to the recent shelling in Poonch and Jhallas, security officials said on Monday. The army retaliated in the Khuiratta and Samani areas of Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK), they said. The Pakistani Army had shelled the brigade headquarters […]

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Cop killed after militants attack police station in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian

SRINAGAR: A cop was killed on Sunday after militants attacked a police station in  Kashmir’s Shopian district. Militants fired indiscriminately at the police station in the wee hours of Sunday and hurled grenades at the police station and then opened fire. Policeman identified as Saqib Mir sustained injuries and was shifted to a nearby hospital for medical treatment. Mir, however, succumbed to his […]

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J&K Schools Ordered to Celebrate Surgical Strikes for 3 Days

Srinagar: The central government has asked the education department of Jammu and Kashmir to ensure schools across the state celebrate Surgical Strike Day on September 29 to mark the second anniversary of the Indian Army’s strike against terror cells across the Line of Control in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir. A photo of the circular issued by the department […]

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Jammu And Kashmir: Soldier, Civilian Killed In Encounters, Terrorist Shot Dead

SRINAGAR:  A fierce encounter at three places in Jammu And Kashmir left three people dead on Thursday morning. An Army soldier and a civilian were killed and a terrorist was shot dead. A militant were killed in an encounter in Kashmir’s Anantnag district while a civilian was killed allegedly in cross-firing during a search for ultras in Srinagar. A […]

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Pakistan is Sponsoring Terror in Jammu And Kashmir: Home Minister Rajnath Singh

NEW DELHI: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday said accused Pakistan of sponsoring terror in Jammu and Kashmir. Terrorism in Kashmir is Pakistan-sponsored,” Singh said when addressing the media in New Delhi. Citing the reasons of the brutal killings of three policemen in Jammu and Kashmir and Islamabad releasing postage stamps “glorifying” Kashmiri militant Burhan Wani, the Union government called […]

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PIL filled in SC challenging Article 370, limits Parliament’s power and granting special status to Jammu and Kashmir

NEW DELHI: A PIL has been filed in the Supreme Court challenging constitutional validity of Article 370 of the Indian Constitution, which limits the right of Parliament and grants special status to the state of Jammu and Kashmir. The PIL filled by BJP leader and advocate Ashish Kumar Upadhyay been said that special constitutional provisions was ‘Temporary’ and Article 370 (3) […]

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Jammu and Kashmir: Three abducted police personnel killed by terrorists in Shopian

SRINAGAR: Two Special Police Officers (SPO) and once constable who were kidnapped from Kashmir’s Shopian have been martyred. The bullet-ridden bodies of Firdous Ahmad Kuchey, Kuldeep Singh and Nisar Ahmad Bhat from Kapren and Heepora areas of Shopian district more than a kilometre away from the village the policemen were abducted from. A Twitter handle purportedly belonging to the Hizbul Mujahideen group has claimed responsibility […]

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Militants abduct 4 policemen in Jammu And Kashmir

SRINAGAR: Four Jammu and Kashmir policemen have been reportedly abducted in  Shopian district on Friday, 21 September. One of them was later released. As per reports, Hizbul Mujahideen’s hand is suspected to be behind the act. The three personnel who are still missing include two Special Police Officers (SPOs) and one police constable. Hizbul Mujahideen commander Riyaz Naikoo is […]

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