Thursday, December 1, 2022

Jammu and Kashmir

2 blasts in buses in Jammu in 9 hours

Suspected terrorists triggered a blast in a parked bus in Jammu and Kashmir’s Udhampur early Thursday, nine hours after a similar explosion took place in the city but there was no casualty, police said.Additional Director General of Police (ADGP)...

Ghulam Nabi Azad to launch own party

Former Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad is all set to launch his own party and its first unit would come up in Jammu and Kashmir within a fortnight, his close confidant G M Saroori said on Saturday.Saroori asserted that...

Parties in J&K against inclusion of ‘non-locals’ in e-rolls

Any decision to include “non-locals” in electoral rolls in Jammu and Kashmir is unacceptable and will be contested by all means including in court, Nation Conference president Farooq Abdullah said on Monday after a meeting of nine parties here...

NIA carries out raids in Doda, Jammu against JeI members in terror-funding

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Monday carried out searches at multiple places in Jammu and Doda districts of Jammu and Kashmir against members of the banned Jamaat-e-Islami (JeI) in a terror-funding case, officials said.Simultaneous raids were conducted at...

Peace, democracy in JKmy priority: Yashwant Sinha

Combined opposition candidate for presidential poll Yashwant Sinha on Saturday said if elected, one of his priorities will be to urge the government to resolve the Kashmir issue permanently and restore peace, justice, democracy and normalcy to the union...

150 militants ready to infiltrate into J-K from LoC

There are about 150 militants present at the launchpads across the Line of Control (LoC) ready to infiltrate into Jammu and Kashmir while 500 to 700 more are undergoing training at eleven terror camps there, a senior Army officer...

Flash floods, landslides as heavy rains, snowfall lash J&K

Heavy rains lashed Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday, triggering flash floods and landslides, with authorities forced to shut schools in several districts including Doda, Kishtwar and Ramban and evacuate people from low-lying areas, while the strategic Jammu-Srinagar national highway...

Rajnath hints at assembly polls in J&K by year-end

In the first indication of a timeline for assembly polls in Jammu and Kashmir since it was downgraded to a Union Territory, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday said there is a possibility of holding the polls “by this...

Militants are attacking civilians to provoke security forces: J&K LG Sinha

Militants are attacking innocent civilians in “desperation to provoke security forces”, Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha said on Sunday, as he appealed to the people of the Union territory to isolate terror elements to promote peace.Addressing the...

They had time to watch ‘Kashmir Files’, but silent on targeted killings in J&K: Baghel

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on Friday lashed out at the Narendra Modi government over the targeted killings in Jammu and Kashmir and asked why the BJP and RSS were silent over these incidents.He also said that although the...