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Amit Shah dares Rahul Gandhi to declare Cong will restore Art 370 in J&K

Amit Shah dares Rahul Gandhi to declare Cong will restore Art 370 in J&K

Home Minister and BJP chief Amit Shah on Saturday dared Congress leader Rahul Gandhi to declare that his party will restore provisions of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir if voted to power.Addressing an election rally here in tribal Nandurbar district, Shah said that after Narendra Modi won a second term with a massive mandate

Jammu Sunjwan attack: Army confirms 9 fatalities

Security agencies arrests militant from Baramulla in Jammu and Kashmir

Security agencies arrests militant in Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir during a checking operation even as heavy shelling took place at two locations along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch, officials said on Tuesday.The militant was nabbed on Monday from a joint check post of the Army and Jammu and Kashmir Police at

Restrictions imposed in Srinagar after march call to UN office

Restrictions imposed in Srinagar after march call to UN office

 Restrictions were imposed in Srinagar city on Friday after posters issued by the separatists called on people to march to the local United Nations military observer group office, officials said.Restrictions were eased in most areas of Kashmir this week, with barricades being lifted and the movement of people and traffic increasing gradually, but markets remained

'Undivided' India is real terror, says banner in Islamabad

‘Undivided’ India is real terror, says banner in Islamabad

In the wake of revocation of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir by the Modi government, several controversial banners had appeared here in Pakistan with pictures and inflammatory messages, one of which said: ‘Akhand Bharat Real Terror’ (that roughly translates into: “The ideology of Undivided India is actual terrorism”), Dawn newspaper reported on Wednesday.’Akhand Bharat’

Lt. Col Dhoni turns singer, wins hearts with song “main pal do pal ka shayar hun”

Former Indian captain M.S. Dhoni is busy performing his military duty in Jammu and Kashmir. And after he was seen playing volleyball with members of his Territorial Army battalion and polishing shoes, another video is making rounds on social media where the 38-year-old, while donning the uniform, is seen humming the lyrics of the famous

Services hit as PGI Chandigarh resident doctors strike work

Services hit as PGI Chandigarh resident doctors strike work

Medical services at Chandigarh’s Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), which caters to around 10,000 patients daily, were severely affected on Saturday, following a strike by 1,200 resident doctors protesting against the National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill. However, emergency and intensive care units (ICUs) were exempted from the strike. The indefinite strike

Two militants killed in Kashmir gunfight

Two militants killed in Kashmir gunfight

Two militants were killed on Saturday in a gunfight with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district. Police said after receiving information about the presence of militants there, security forces started a cordon and search operation in Bonbazar area of Shopian town early Saturday. “As the cordon around the hiding militants was tightened,

For ‘monetary consideration,’ top officials granted bulk gun licences in J&K

After a series of raids in Jammu and adjoining districts on Tuesday, the sleuths of Central Bureau of Investigation are close to laying their hands on the biggest gun-running racket emerging from India’s terror-stricken state. The racket unravels a deep-rooted nexus between bureaucrats and arms dealers in Jammu and Kashmir, and further connects with the

Cross-border infiltration in J&K down by 43%

Net cross-border infiltration in Jammu and Kashmir has reduced to 43 per cent in the first half of 2019 while the barbed wire fencing along the India-Pakistan border will be completed by March 2020, the Parliament was told on Tuesday. The government has adopted a policy of zero tolerance towards cross-border infiltration, Minister of State

We welcome Amarnath Yatris with open hearts as always : Says Indumeet

Srinagar Social-political activities Indumeet Singh lashed out at the central government over highway ban, saying that center should find the one-time solution to end up all Kashmiris at once rather harassing us (Kashmiri’s) over and over again. Turning it center sponsored ‘Gunda Gardi’, Indumeet Singh said, highway ban is affecting Kashmir’s tourism sector which is

Highway and train restrictions are provocation to people : JKPM

Jammu & Kashmir People’s Movement has reiterated its demand to revoke the restrictions on civilian movement on Qazigund-Nashri highway which is causing tremendous difficulties to ordinary people. Adding to the miseries of the people, now there are restrictions on travel by trains as well. JKPM General Secretary Shehla Rashid has termed these restrictions as a

Illegal drugs have ruined the lives of Kashmiri people, says Indumeet

Srinagar On the Doctors day , Socio Political leader of Kashmir Indumeet Singh on Monday appealed to the Doctors Association of Kashmir (DAK) to take steps against the illegal drugs which are available and selling in huge quantity here in Kashmir. In a statement Indumeet said, “These illegal drugs are available in huge quantities in

BJP to launch mass contact campaign on Article 370

Amit Shah on two-day J&K visit from June 26

Union Home Minister Amit Shah will visit Jammu and Kashmir for two days beginning June 26, the sources said. Earlier, Shah was scheduled to visit the Valley for a day on June 30. “The visit has been advanced due to the home minister’s busy schedule connected with the Union Budget. The Home Minister will chair

Government takes steps to ensure power supply in Srinagar and Jammu

The State Administrative Council (SAC) under the chairmanship of Governor Satya Pal Malik accorded sanction to the award of Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) and Distribution Management System (DMS) under R-APDRP Scheme for Jammu and Srinagar cities to M/S G.E T&D India Limited at a cost of Rs.173 crore. An official statement said today,

Security forces have crippled Kashmir militancy: J&K Governor

Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik said on Wednesday that the security forces have broken the backbone of militancy in Kashmir and whatever is still left of it would be wiped out soon.Speaking to media on the sidelines of an event in here, Malik said: “Security forces have broken the backbone of militancy in

4 soldiers lost in one day, as key Pulwama attack man killed

The Indian Army on Tuesday killed yet another militant linked to the Pulwama attack that took away the lives of 40 CRPF troopers earlier this year. Despite losing 4 soldiers in past 24 hours in Jammu and Kashmir, the Army was successful in killing the Jaish man whose car was used in the February 14

JKPM demands permanent NTA exam centres in Kashmir

Jammu & Kashmir People’s Movement has invoked various central and state government authorities, demanding “urgent relocation” of NET examination centres to the preferred centres of aspirants. JKPM General Secretary Shehla Rashid has written to various authorities, including Prime Minister’s Office, National Testing Agency, Governor’s Office, etc. on behalf of hundreds of aspirants who are demanding

Three militants killed in Pulwama gunfight

Three militants have been killed in an overnight gunfight between security forces and holed up militants in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district, police sources said.While one of the militants was killed on Thursday, two others were brought down after the encounter resumed at dawn.  Their bodies along with a large cache of weapons were recovered

Clashes between protesters, security forces after Eid prayers : Kashmir

Clashes between protesters and security forces broke out after Eid prayers in some parts of Kashmir on Wednesday, officials said. There were no reports of anyone getting hurt, they said. Protesters pelted stones on security personnel in some parts of the old city after Eid prayers. Similar incidents were reported in Sopore in north Kashmir

Eid shopping fever grips Kashmiri’s ahead of festival

Eid shopping reached a feverish pitch in Srinagar city and other towns of the Kashmir Valley on Monday as shoppers thronged markets, literally choking most of the traffic arteries in the old city.In a land plagued by violence for over 30 years, Eid is one festival during which Kashmiri’s tend to forget the pain and