jammu and kashmir

PDP’s Anantnag candidate urges EC to defer by-poll to seat

Monday, April 10, 2017

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PDP candidate from Anantnag, Tasaduq Mufti, today appealed to the Election Commission to postpone the Lok Sabha by-poll to the constituency in view of the large-scale violence during the polling in Srinagar. “I appeal to the EC to postpone the elections to a later favourable date,” Mufti told reporters here.   Anantnag constituency, spread over …

Army foils infiltration bid, guns down four Pak intruders in Kashmir

Monday, April 10, 2017

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Srinagar: The Indian Army on Monday foiled a major infiltration bid by neutralising four Pakistani intruders in Keran area of Jammu Kashmir’s Kupwara district. The entire area has been cordoned off and security forces are sweeping the perimeters to check for any untoward elements remaining.   Also Read: Home Minister Rajnath Singh launches ‘Bharat Ke Veer’ …

Srinagar by-polls: Six killed, several injured as securitymen fire on mobs

Sunday, April 09, 2017

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Srinagar: Violence marred polling in the Srinagar Lok Sabha bye-elections on Sunday as six people were killed and several injured in firing by security forces on rampaging mobs in various parts of the constituency, with merely 5.84% voters’ turnout recorded till 1500 hours. While two people each were killed Pakherpora in Chrar-e- Sharief and Beerwah …

ABVP disrupts sports event in Jammu over insult to ‘national anthem’

Saturday, April 08, 2017

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Activists of the BJPs student wing ABVP stormed Jammu University and disrupted a football match between students of the varsity and Islamic University of Science and Technology, alleging that students from Kashmir had disrespected the national anthem.  Jammu University authorities have ordered a probe and set up a committee to look into the allegations levelled …

Three soldiers dead after avalanches hit Batalik sector in Ladakh

Friday, April 07, 2017

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Ladakh: Three of the five soldiers trapped in a series of avalanches in Jammu and Kashmir’s Batalik succumbed to their injuries on Friday. At least five soldiers were trapped when a series of avalanches hit the Batalik sector in the Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir clamping down an army post yesterday. Also Read: This is …

Local cricket team in Kashmir sings Pakistan National Anthem, video goes viral

Thursday, April 06, 2017

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A video of a group of cricketers in the Kashmir Valley singing the Pakistani national anthem before the start of a game has gone viral on social media. According to to the report, a cricket match was organised in central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district during the week Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Jammu and Kashmir to …

Fresh landslides close Jammu-Srinagar National Highway again

Thursday, April 06, 2017

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Srinagar: The Jammu-Srinagar National Highway on Wednesday was closed again after landslides hit the road. Hundreds of vehicles were stranded at Ramban. Also Read: 17-year-old school student startup in the top 50 list of United Nations Traffic department officials said the 300 km-long highway was cleared of at several places between Banihal and Ramban, much to …

Pakistan troops violates ceasefire in Poonch, India retaliates

Monday, April 03, 2017

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Poonch : The Pakistani troops on Monday violated ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir, prompting the Army to retaliate. Pakistani Army initiated indiscriminate firing of small arms, automatics and mortars at 9:30 a.m. on the Indian Army posts. The Indian Army posts are retaliating strongly and effectively …

14 cops injured in grenade attack in Srinagar

Sunday, April 02, 2017

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At least 14 police personnel were injured today in a grenade attack by militants in Nowhatta area of old Srinagar. Militants hurled the grenade on a police party next to Ganjbaksh Park in Nowhatta area of the city at around 7.00 pm when the cops were withdrawing from there after day-long law and order duty, …

‘Youth of Kashmir have a choice to select tourism or terrorism’, says PM Modi

Sunday, April 02, 2017

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi today inaugurated India’s longest road tunnel on the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway, making it operational for traffic. He addressed a public rally at Battal Ballian in Jammu and Kashmir’s Udhampur district. The tunnel, which runs between Chenani and Nashri, will save fuel worth nearly Rs. 99 crore a year. This is India’s …

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