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Pakistan denies links to Pulwama attack, China considers Masood Azhar not a terrorist

   In yesterday’s explosive-laden vehicle gruesome attack, more than 40 brave soldiers of CRPF got martyred. This incident drew condemnation from all the quarters across the globe. Though Pakistan called it a matter of grave concern yet it does not want to acknowledge that Islamabad has any links to it. Pakistan based Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) had already claimed the responsibility yet Pakistan is clearing off its hands from this grisly murder. Pakistan foreign office said on Friday, ..

Shut down in Jammu today in protest of Pulwama terrorist attack

  Jammu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (JCCI) has called for Bandh (shutdown) on Friday in protest of the cowardly attack of Pakistan supported terrorists, in which 42 CRPF soldiers were martyred on Thursday. Protests were erupted across Jammu and the rest of India against this ghastly attack on our braves CRPF soldiers since, yesterday.   Many social and religious institutions have extended their support the Bandh call of JCCI. The Jammu University has also postponed the ..

India condemns terrorist attack on CRPF in Awantipura

 On Thursday 42 CRPF soldiers were martyred in a cowardly attack of terrorists, wherein a Jaish-E-Mohammad terrorist rammed his explosive laden car into the bus carrying CRPF soldiers. The blast was so intense that the pieces of the bus strewed in an area of 100 meter radius. It is one of the major attacks in India, wherein IS style suicide bomber was used for the first time in Kashmir valley. The suicide bomber was identified as Adil Ahmad Dar alias Waqas Commando of Gundibagh, Kakpora Pulwama. ..

NDTV, WIRE, HT, The HINDU, INDIAN EXPRESS- You sold Media - They are not killed, They are Martyred

How many lies will you throw on our face!!!  Every word has a meaning, every meaning has an expression and every expression has a purpose. The word Martyr also has a meaning, a specific meaning, a very honourable meaning. Time and again our soldiers have made the ultimate sacrifices for this country and her people, and it is due to their heroic martyrdom, that today we have an integrated sovereign nation. However, some media houses have taken a pledge to make a mockery of the sacrifice of ..

23 CRPF men martyred, 35 others injured in Fidayeen attack in Kashmir's Awantipura

 At least 23 CRPF men and 35 others injured in the gruesome terrorist attack today. Injured are being rushed to the Hospital. With the success of the security forces in eliminating terrorists and terrorism in Kashmir valley, Pakistan based terrorists are going through a tough phase. As most of its commanders and other terrorists are eliminated by the security forces, Pakistan supported terrorist groups are finding it difficult to sustain terrorism in Kashmir valley. Only, Zakir Musa and Riyaz ..

Centre, J&k governments decided to block 531 MCM water to Pak from Ujh, divert it to other states

  The Central and State Governments decided on Tuesday (February 12) to block 531 Million Cubic Meters (MCM) water, which is flowing to Pakistan, with the construction of Ujh Multipurpose Project and divert it to Punjab, Haryana and possibly to Rajasthan with the construction of canals. The high-level committee, which took the decision in this regard, was chaired by Governor Satya Pal Malik and attended among others by Union Minister for Surface Transport and Water Resources, Nitin Gadkari, ..

With the success of Operation All Out, terrorists shifting their base from South to North Kashmir

  Operation-All-Out has terrorized the terrorists and their Commanders. With the elimination of top commanders and a number of terrorists in South Kashmir, the terrorists are scared to sustain their existence in Kashmir valley. The continuous counter-terrorism operation of security forces in South Kashmir has sent jitters among the terrorists, who have now been trying to find refuge in North Kashmir. According to the sources, the terrorists have been creating their base in Sopore and the ..

India will get its first National War Memorial after 4 decades

  Though the armed forces had been demanding for a war memorial for the last four decades but none of the previous governments had paid heed on it. Now, the National War Memorial (NWM) will be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narender Modi on February 25 that is dedicated to our brave soldiers, who have made supreme sacrifice for the country. The Memorial is located in ‘C Hexagon’ of the India Gate circle. Though the construction of the war memorial should have been completed within ..

Two suspects apprehended near Army Artillery unit at Rajarwani, Uri

Two suspects apprehended near Army Artillery unit at Rajarwani, Uri..

First batch of 4 Chinook helicopters reached Gujarat

  The first batch of 4 CH-14F Chinook helicopters has arrived at the Mundra airport in Gujarat on Sunday. These four Chinook helicopters will be assembled in Gujarat and then it will be ferried to Chandigarh airbase, which takes care of providing necessary items to Siachen and Eastern Ladakh sectors. After the flight tests, these aircraft would be formally inducted in IAF. Presently, IAF is using Mi-17 and Mi-26 helicopters, which are manufactured by Russia.   India had finalized ..

After Modi the Chankya of BJP Amit Shah will hold rally in J&K

  BJP Jammu and Kashmir State President Ravinder Raina said on Friday that BJP national President Amit Shah will address a rally in Jammu. He said this rally will be magnificent as apart from general public, around 50,000 BJP workers comprising of State leaders, district, mandal, ward and booth level workers will attend the rally. Raina imparted some useful advice to the party cadre in Jammu and Kashmir. He asked the senior party leader in J&K to personally supervise the work especially ..

India registered strong protest against the rally of UN designated terrorist Hafiz Saeed

  India has strongly objected to the 26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed's recent rally in Lahore and sent a note verbale to Pakistan to register its protest against Jamaat-ud-Dawah (JuD) chief's gathering. India has registered its protest against the continuous use of Pakistani soil for abetment of terrorists and terrorism against Delhi. India has asked Pakistan to fulfill its international obligations and adhere to its bilateral commitment to not allow Pakistan terror for terrorism against India. ..

Terrorism is not an indigenous movement in Kashmir: Army Commander

  Declining that the terrorism is an indigenous movement, Singh said out of the total 836 terrorists killed in the last five years, 490 were Pakistani or foreign nationals. He said the fight against terrorism had entered in crucial phase. He added, “The fight against militancy has now entered an important phase and I can proudly say that the nation owes this transformation to all our gallant soldiers including paramilitary forces and J&K Police, who have shed a great deal of sweat ..

Around 450 terrorists are active in Kashmir: Army Commander

  Lieutenant General Ranbir Singh, commander of the army’s Northern Command, said on Thursday “There are around 450 terrorists operating in Jammu and Kashmir”. He even blamed Pakistan for its support to terrorists and helping them in sneaking in India through LOC. He added, “The number of terrorists is more on the north of Pir Panjal. Around 350 to 400 terrorists are active in the Kashmir valley. On the south of Pir Panjal (the Jammu region), there are 50 terrorists.”..

Fresh snowfall and landslides kept Jammu-Srinagar highway closed for second day

  The heavy snowfall and landslides kept the strategic Jammu-Srinagar highway closed for the second consecutive day. The traffic department official said, “No stranded vehicle is parked at any avalanche or landslide prone area along the highway”. Though authorities allowed one-way traffic from Srinagar to Jammu on Wednesday but the fresh landslides in Ramsoo-Ramban sector and snowfall in Bannihal restricted the traffic movement. Though snow clearance operations were started yet ..

SIT formed by UP Government to probe 1984 anti-Sikh riot in Kanpur

  UP Government formed SIT to probe the circumstances and reasons that led to the escalation of riots in Kanpur in 1984, which were ensued by the death of then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi. These riots of 1984 resulted in the loss of at least 125 lives in Kanpur.   As per the official release on Tuesday night, a four-member SIT team headed by retired UP Director General of Police Atul, will probe the matter and give its report within six months. Other members of the team include ..

Terrorist organisation Tehreek-ul-Mujahideen (TuM) banned by India

  Tehreek-ul-Mujahideen (TuM), the terrorist organization banned by the government, the Home Ministry said today. The organization came into existence in 1990 and had allegedly killed people, spread terrorism and provided logistic and financial support to other terrorist organizations in Kashmir valley. The organization was getting financial support from abroad to do subversive activities in India.  The Ministry said “Now, therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred by ..

J&K Governor nominates Sri Sri Ravi Shankar as member in Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board

  Chairman of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board Governor Satya Pal Malik reconstituted the Board for a period of three years, with immediate effect. The official spokesperson said Chairman, SMVDSB, Governor, in exercise of powers conferred upon him under Section 5(1) (b), Section 7 and Section 10 of the Jammu and Kashmir Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Act, 1988, has nominated Dr. Ashok Bhan, IPS (Retd.), Justice (Retd.) Permod Kohli, Major General (Retd) Shiv Kumar Sharma, H.H. Sri Sri ..

PDP spokesperson says- ‘Terrorists are our own’

  The PDP spokesperson and former MLA Rafi Ahmed Mir said the local terrorists are our own. He made this statement when he was addressing a meeting of party workers. He said we should speak to them. He said the iron fist policy of the central government to deal with terrorism is responsible for it.  Central government policy to tackle terrorism in Kashmir Valley Government hitherto has adopted the four-pronged strategy to deal with terrorism viz. dealing with Over Ground Workers ..

BJP’s first Rath Yatra to cover 37 J&K state assembly constituencies

  BJP will be holding its first Rath Yatra in Jammu for a month and seek the feedback of the people from two Lok Sabha constituencies. These feedbacks will be used to prepare the party manifesto in upcoming elections. The month-long Rath Yatra would start on 6th February. The Rath would cover a total number of 37 state assembly seats, which come under the Lok Sabha constituencies of Jammu and Udhampur. This chariot would contain suggestion box, wherein the people can drop their suggestions ..

PM Modi wins hearts of J&K people by his delivery on development plank

  Prime Minister of India Shri Narender Modi visited Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday. He wore the traditional dresses of Jammu, Ladakh, and Kashmir when he visited the state. On Sunday he first went to Ladakh followed by Jammu and then Kashmir and delivered on his development plank. PM Modi interacted with local people and dedicated various education and power projects to residents of the region. Education and health remained his major:    Ladakh: Here he dedicated the schemes ..

Father of martyred Aurangzeb joins BJP in presence of PM Modi

  Father of martyred Indian army soldier joined BJP at the Prime Minister’s rally in Samba. Father of Aurangzeb Mohammad Hanif is the resident of Rajauri. Hanief, along with Sharma, handed over a portrait of his martyred son to the prime minister as he welcomed them to the party. Hanif said, “I have joined the BJP for its pro-poor policies. Modi government is the best in the country which thinks about the poor unlike the previous governments”. Along with Hanif, former Army ..

Woman injured in stone pelting incident in Tral, Pulwama

  A woman got injured when a stone hit her during stone-pelting by some youth. The woman was identified as Dilshada Akhter wife of Javaid Ahmad Reshi resident of Tral. She was immediately taken to the sub-district hospital from where she was referred to SMHS hospital Srinagar. The clash broke out when some youth resorted to stone-pelting on CRPF vehicles that were crossing Bus stand Tral in the afternoon and security forces had to use teargas to disperse the stone-pelters. The woman ..

Sopore Police busted module of JeM outfit, apprehended 3

  In major a success to counter-terrorism in Kashmir valley, Sopore police nabbed 3 persons Ghulam Qadir Rather @ Kasir S/0 Mohd Shafi Rather R/0 Tarzoo Sopore, Aijaz Ahmad Khan S/0 Gh. Mohd Khan R/0 Naseem bagh Sopore and Owais Khalid Dar S/0 Ghulam Mohd Dar R/0 Nageenbagh Krankshivan Colony Sopore. They were arrested in a joint operation of 52 RR, 177,179 BNs CRPF, and Sopore Police. These three suspects threw hand grenade on SBI camp of 179BN, CRPF, but the grenade missed the target and ..

Why Lutyens' Media is silent on the ISIS style killing of Kashmiri girl?

 It has been more than 48 hours that the video of ISIS style killing of Kashmiri girl has gone viral. It can be clearly seen in the video that the terrorists shot dead 25 years old Ishrat Muneer, a resident of Dangerpora in Pulwama district, at a point blank range. The girl was pleading for mercy with folded hand but the Pakistani terrorists shot her twice.      Pakistani terrorists have claimed that the girl was killed as per Sharia law. The Pakistani terrorists ..

Cash-strapped Pakistan will soon sell donkeys to earn foreign exchange

  The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa livestock department has decided to set up donkey farms as part of its donkey export plan with foreign partnership. In this endeavor, China has extended helping hand and entered into a contract for developing the donkey farms. The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa livestock department has decided to set up donkey farms as part of its donkey export plan with foreign partnership, the Geo TV reported. An official was quoted, “Agreements will be signed with the Chinese government ..

Election Commission will visit J&K to take stock of situation in the state

  A team of Election Commission of India will visit Jammu and Kashmir to take stock of the situation in Jammu and Kashmir for holding election in the state and accordingly dates for the election will be announced. The state is presently under President rule. Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Sunil Arora on Friday said the commission will hold a meeting with officials of Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) and then visit the state to decide on holding simultaneous state assembly and Lok Sabha ..

1 jawan injured in a cowardly attack of terrorists on CRPF camp in Budgam

 Terrorist are at uneasy because of the security forces’ success in their endeavor to make Kashmir terrorism free. In their recently cowardly attacked, the terrorists lobbed a grenade on the D/43 battalion CRPF at Namtihal in Budgam yesterday that resulted in the injury of one constable of CRPF. The injured soldier was shift to the hospital for treatment. The security forces have cordon-off the area and search operation has been initiated in Budgam to apprehend the attackers.  ..

Know about budget 2019 in simple terms: Major take aways

  The interim finance minister Piyush Goel presented the much-awaited budget in Lok Sabha. The major highlights of the budget are:  Full tax rebate to Individual taxpayers with annual income up to 5 lakh rupees.Individuals with gross income upto 6.5 lakh rupees will not pay tax if they invest in provident funds and prescribed equities.Standard tax deduction for salaried persons rose from 40,000 rupees to 50,000 rupees.TDS threshold on rental income rose from 1.8 lakh to 2.4 lakh ..

War of words erupted between NC and PDP over Omar’s political manoeuvre on PSA

  The National Conference (NC) vice-president Omar Abdullah said on Thursday that his party would revoke the Public Safety Act (PSA) if comes to power in the upcoming state assembly election of Jammu and Kashmir. Speaking in Pulwama District, which is one of the four terrorist infested districts of Kashmir, said, “I do not wish to see the youth of the state behind bars without trial for months together. The parents crying for their children picked under the act”. He said, “If ..

Next CM of J&K from BJP says Ravinder Raina

  The BJP Jammu and Kashmir state President Ravinder Raina on Thursday affirmed that the next Chief Minister of the state will be from BJP only. He said BJP will win the state on its own. His remarks came three days before Prime Minister Narender Modi will arrive in the state. He said the remarkable development of the state will ensure that the people will vote for BJP to ensure that the party comes in power in the upcoming state assembly election.    Raina said, “The ..

Bowing head at the place of martyrs is like going for pilgrimage: JK Governor

  Governor Satya Pal Malik says that we must remember the sacrifices of our brave hearts. He said going to the place of martyrs is not less than going for pilgrimage in places like Haridwar, Kumbh etc. He paid tributes to the martyrs. Governor was speaking in an event organized to remember the sacrifice of seven martyrs of Praja Parishad who were demanding for one constitution, one symbol, i.e. Constitution of India and Tri-colour Indian flag, to be implemented in Jammu and Kashmir. ..

Two more terrorists shot down in 5 hour search operation in Pulwama

  Security forces have neutralized two terrorists after 5-hour long operation during midnight in Drubgam Village of Pulwama. Internet and mobile services are suspended to avoid any untoward incidence in Pulwama and Shopian.Security forces started search operation around 8 p.m. after getting a tip-off about the terrorists’ presence in Drubgam Village of Pulwama. The terrorists started firing at the security as soon as they realized that they are besieged by the security forces. The ..

Transient colony ready in Ganderbal, Kashmiri Pandits will be rehabilitated in Kashmir Valley

   Central Government is planning to rehabilitate Kashmiri Pandits in Kashmir valley and for this purpose, the central Government is constructing 10 transient colonies in the valley that would cost around Rs 920 crore. Out of these 10 colonies, the construction work of 192 flats in Ganderbal has been completed and Prime Minister Narender Modi will inaugurate it on February 3.     How these Colonies are different   These colonies are little different ..

First BPO of J&K to be inaugurated by PM in Bandipora

First BPO of J&K to be inaugurated by PM in Bandipora..

Suspected terrorists lobbed grenade on CRPF party near Police post Sherbagh in Anantnag

  In a terrorist attack six civilians and two CRPF personnel received injuries and they have been shifted to district hospital, Anantnag for treatment. The injured civilians have been identified as Rehana Wife of Haji Gulam Nabi and her daughter Sahiba residents of Anchidora, Anantnag, Safiya Daughter of Gulam Ahmad resident of Anchidora, Anantnag, Naaza Akhter Wife of Mohammad Ashraf Wani resident of Anchidora, Anantnag, Mohammad Hussain son of Mohammad yousuf resident of Satkipora, Irfan ..

Father of martyr Aurangzeb would join BJP

  Father of shaurya chakra awardee martyr Aurangzeb may join BJP. The sources said Mohammed Hanif father of slain soldier Aurangzeb will join BJP on 3rd February 2019 when Prime Minister Narender Modi will visit Jammu. The family of the martyr lives in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir. His father himself was a soldier in Indian Army and the entire family is against terrorism. Hanif’s joining in BJP would strengthen the party base in Rajouri and Poonch districts. About AurangzebAura..

IAF plans to acquire 15 Suicide Drones that can completely destroy high-value Enemy Military Targets

  In order to enhance its unmanned warfare capability, Indian Air force is contemplating to get 15 more HAROP attack drones that can crash into high-value enemy military targets to destroy them completely. These drones will be equipped with electro-optical sensors to loiter over high-value military targets such as surveillance bases and radar stations before destroying them to the rabble.  According to the sources, “A proposal to acquire these attack drones is expected to ..

Army recovered 10 dead bodies in 10 days rescue operation in Khardung La pass, Ladakh

  Army’s Fire & Fury Corps recovered 10 dead bodies, in 10 days rescue operation, of the people, died in the avalanche of January 18, 2019. According to the sources, this rescue operation was coded as ‘operation Khardung La pass’ that Indian army initiated to rescue the people stuck in an avalanche. The help of trained avalanche rescue dog and the team of specialist also helped the army in this task. The war level rescue operation was started to rescue the people stuck ..

India’s Goodwill gesture to treacherous Pakistan, Karachi delegation arrived in India to visit Jammu and Kashmir

  A Pakistani delegation arrived in India on Sunday to visit Jammu and Kashmir. According to the sources, this visit is the part of Indus Water Treaty (IWT) that was signed between India and Pakistan on September 19, 1960. Sources said Pakistan’s Indus Commissioner Syed Muhammad Mehar Ali Shah arrived in Amritsar along with his two advisers. No tour could be held in the current five years block, which ends in March 2020. According to the treaty, the commissioners of both countries ..

Kashmir Centric political parties provoke Kashmiri youth to die as terrorist: Jitendra Singh

   Lashing out at the Kashmir Valley-based political parties for provoking Kashmiri youth to join terrorism, Jitendra Singh said these political parties are doing disservice to the Kashmiri youth by encouraging them to die as a terrorist. He said, “I have no hesitation to say that some Kashmir-centric politicians, the separatist stand already identified, who are wearing the robes of mainstream and their parties are doing injustice to the youth of the valley”. He added, “the..

Major terrorist attack foiled, 2 terrorists killed in Srinagar on Republic Day

  The security forces have foiled the major terrorist attack on Republic Day. According to the sources, the terrorists threw grenades on security forces in Pampore and Khanmo areas of Pulwama district, in which 7 soldiers got injured. These terrorists have targeted SOG and CRPF camps in Kashmir valley. The security forces have already neutralised the two terrorists and the encounter is going on. They are Jaish-e-Mohammad terrorists, who were planning to target the Republic Day functions ..

Acche Din for Pahari Speaking people in J&k. See how political parties respond to it

  Governor of Jammu and Kashmir gave assent to Jammu & Kashmir Reservation (Amendment) Bill, 2014 to pave the way for providing 3% reservation to the Pahari community in Government jobs. The amendment allows for addition of a separate category of the persons belonging to Pahari community, clan or tribe having distinct, cultural, ethnic and linguistic identity among the Socially and Educationally Backward classes (other than Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribes). The decision of the Governor ..

After Modi's intervention, pension of army Officer Widow would be restored after 30 years

  The 94 years old Hebe Benjamin, widow of Late Col George Benjamin of Army Engineers will get the pension after the hiatus of 30 years, due to the personal intervention of Prime Minister Narender Modi. The Ministry of Defence (MoD) issued instructions to restore the family pension of the 94-year-old widow of a former Indian Army officer who died almost 30 years ago. Mrs. Hebe Benjamin struggled for more than 29 years to get the pension but no positive response was received by her from the ..

Pahari Community of Jammu and Kashmir gets reservation

  Delivering its promise to give justice and development to the people, today the Government of J&K under Governor Satya Pal Malik fulfilled the long pending demand of Pahari community to give reservation to them. According to the sources, the Government has extended reservation to the community. Governor of Jammu and Kashmir gave assent to Jammu & Kashmir Reservation (Amendment) Bill, 2014 to pave the way for providing reservation to them in Government jobs. The amendment allows ..

2 killed, 28 injured as a bus fell into George near Ku Nallahon Ramnagar-Udhampur road

  In a road mishap, at least 2 persons were killed and 28 others got injured when a bus carrying them fell into a deep gorge near Ku Nallah on Ramnagar-Udhampur road in Jammu and Kashmir. The injured were immediately taken to the nearby hospital and many of them have sustained serious injury.   ..

First time 4 veterans of Subhas Chandra Bose's INA would take part in Republic Day Parade

  First time in the history of India, the war veterans of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose's Indian National Army (INA) would march on the Republic Day parade this year. The four soldiers of INA, aged between 97 and 100 and residents of Delhi NCR would take part in Republic Day parade. Though efforts were made to find out other INA soldiers but only four could be traced. The eldest among the four is the 100 years old, named Bhagmal resident of Manesar, Haryana, who joined INA in 1942 fought for ..

Terrorist turned armyman Nazir would be awarded Ashoka Chakra posthumously

  Lance Naik Nazir Ahmed Wani made supreme sacrifice while fighting the terrorists in South Kashmir’s Shopian district. He will be awarded the Ashoka Chakra posthumously, India’s highest peacetime gallantry medal. A press release from President secretariat mentioned “Lance Naik Nazir Ahmad Wani exhibited the most conspicuous gallantry in personality eliminating two terrorists and assisting in the evacuation of his wounded colleagues and made supreme sacrifice in the highest ..

Security force sent Lashkar Commander Shohaib Akhoon and 2 other terrorists to hell

  The security forces successfully eliminated all the three terrorists in Binner village, Baramulla without any collateral damage. Two of the three terrorists are identified as Pakistani nationals and the one is from Kashmir. After 4 long hour battle, the terrorists were gunned down by the security forces. According to the sources, Lashkar Commander Shohaib Akhoon was also killed in this encounter. The security forces have recovered 3 AK 47 and huge cache of ammunition from the slain terrorists. ..

Stone-pelters attacked Army camp at Chillipora village, Shopian

 A group of stone pelters, who were returning from the funeral prayers of a slain terrorist, threw stones on the Army Camp at Chillipora village, Shopian. The army resorted to aerial firing to disperse the murderous mob of stone-pelters in Shopian South Kashmir.  Stone-pelting causes severe injury, which is generally not reported by media Last year many security personnel got seriously injured in the stone-pelting incident. Even a 22 year young soldier lost his life in the stone-pelting ..

Security forces have dispatched 11 terrorists to hell this year

   In the last 22 days of this year, the security forces have eliminated 11 terrorists including Al-Badr commander Zeenat-ul-Islam. The security forces killed 8 terrorists in south Kashmir and 3 in central Kashmir. Three terrorists were killed on January 3 in Pulwama and again on January 13 two terrorists alongwith Al-Badr commander Zeenat-ul-Islam killed in the same district. On January 21 three terrorists of Al-Badr were killed and January 22 another three Hizbul Mujahidin terrorists ..

J&K Governor lashes out at political parties for playing politics on the order for Republic Day

   The Governor of Jammu and Kashmir Satyapal Malik accused political parties of politicizing the government’s order, in which the government employees are asked to join the Republic Day celebrations. Lashing out the political party he said the political parties have become defunct and losing their political base. Hence, they are trying to give communal colour to this order. They are dividing the society for gaining votes in the forthcoming state assembly election. He asked “From ..

Election Commission sought detailed report on preparedness of holding simultaneous general and assembly elections in six states including Jammu and Kashmir

  Election commission has sought detailed reports on the preparedness of the states to hold general elections in India. Election commission is seeking the possibility of holding simultaneous elections in six states including Jammu and Kashmir and it has sought the specific reports from these states on their preparedness for the same. Especially, the reports are sought on the security arrangements in these states. The report was also sought from Home Ministry on Jammu and Kashmir. Commission ..

Encounter breaks out between security forces and terrorists in Shopian

  The encounter between security forces and terrorists is going on in Zainapora area of Shopian district. The attack comes just a few days ahead of India's 70th Republic Day celebrations.   According to the sources, 5-6 terrorists are believed to have holed up in Shopian’s Zainapora area. The cordon off and search operation is going on in the area. The search operation turned violent when terrorists opened fire on the security forces, the official said. He added that the ..

LeT terrorist apprehended by security forces in Kulgam

LeT terrorist apprehended by security forces in Kulgam..

3 policemen injured in a terrorist attack at Srinagar's Zero Bridge

  3 cops were seriously injured in a grenade attack by terrorists at Zero Bridge in the heart of Srinagar city on Thursday. The incident happened just a few meters away from Lal Chowk Market.  The terrorist hurled grenade on the security forces when they were patrolling the area. The 3 injured cops were rushed to SMHS Hospital and they are presently reported to be stable. Security forces have cordoned off the area and launched an operation to hunt down the suspects. ..

An inside Story of Kumbh Arrangements: 2007 Vs 2019, What changed under BJP Govt

Arial View of arrangment at Kumbh Mela, 2019  Mulayam Singh was ruling the state in 2007 and the task of making all the departments online was going on. Nitin Tripathi Social media writer said for the first time I took any government contract in this year. I received a call from District officer, who wanted to know the status of Kumbh website, just a month before Kumbh Mela would have been organized. I was unaware that any such thing is going to happen. The district officer strictly said ..

Let us remember the valour of our army on Army Day

  Army Day is commended on 15 January every year consistently in India, in acknowledgment of Field Marshal Kodandera M. Cariappa's assuming control as the main Commander-in-Chief of the Indian Army from General Sir Francis Butcher, the last British Commander-in-Chief of India, on 15 January 1949. This day is celebrated at the headquarters of the Army Command and Delhi in order to pay reverence to the brave heroes of the nation who sacrificed their lives to protect sovereignty and ensuring ..

Instead of holding begging bowl in both hands, Pak must mend ties with India and other neigbhours: Former Pak foreign minister

Instead of holding begging bowl in both hands, Pak must mend ties with India and other neigbhours: Former Pak foreign minister..

Hizbul Mujahidin terrorist apprehended near Ajas, Bandipora

  In a joint operation of 13 RR, 162 Infantry Battalion (Territorial Army) and J&K Police, the security forces apprehended a terrorist by the name Sarfaraz Ahmed Sheer S/O Mohd Yousuf R/O Koil Muqam, Tangpathri Dist, Bandipora. This terrorist was apprehended with pistol, satellite phone & other war like stores. The operation was initiated after the security forces received tip off that the terrorist has been seen around Ajas, Bandipora.  “During Naka checking, one ..

Major blow to terrorism with the arrest of 800 Over Ground Workers during last year

  With intensified anti-insurgency operation, the security forces were able to neutralize a whopping number of more than 250 terrorists in 2018 in Kashmir valley. The security forces also had major success in clamping on the over ground network of the terrorist outfits this year. These Over Ground Workers (OGWs) are civilians who take care of shelter, food and movement of terrorists and manage their activities and hideouts.    More than 250 terrorists were eliminated ..

Army major and a soldier martyred in blast along Line of Control in Nowshera

  An Army major and a soldier were killed and two soldiers were injured on Friday, when two improvised explosive device went off along the Line of Control in Nowshera sector, Rajouri district, Jammu and Kashmir. According to the sources, a Junior Commissioned Officer (JCO) and two armymen were injured whereas two armymen, a major and a soldier were martyred in other blast. The detonators are suspected to have been planted by terrorists along the track that is used by Army personnel during ..

PDP Leader said Central Government should not have brought triple talaq bill as marriage is a contract in Islam

  Jammu: The chief of Women wing of PDP Shafina Baig said that marriage is contract in Islam and it should not have been discussed in the Parliament. She said the central government made haste in bringing the bill on this issue. She said 7% homes in J&K are headed by females and these families are doing well. She said 11% children below the age of 18 years are living with their mothers but the literacy rate among women is lower than the men.   She said women must be given ..

BJP state president demands quota for general category poor in J&K

  The BJP Jammu and Kashmir state president Ravindra Raina called the decision of Central Government to give 10% reservation, to the general category poor, as historic. He said the president must issue an order in respect of the Jammu and Kashmir as well to implement this provision in state. Welcoming the passage of the bill in the Lok Sabha, state BJP president Ravinder Raina told reporters that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had fulfilled his promise of empowering all neglected sections ..

Army Chief says security forces can only play the role of facilitators for peace in Jammu and Kashmir

  Stressing on the need to improve the situation in Jammu and Kashmir, Army Chief said the security forces can only play the role of facilitators for peace in the state. Praising the army in managing the situation on northern and western borders, General Rawat said “We have managed the situation well along the northern and western borders”.  On the question of US and Russia reaching out to Taliban in Afghanistan, Army Chief said “We have interests in Afghanistan; ..

Terrorists issue threats to democratically elected Sarpanchs in Anantnag

 Hizbul Mujaheedin issued posters on Tuesday, which contained threat to the newly elected Panch and Sarpanches. The posters were pasted in Kokarnag, Anantnag and the newly elected representatives are issued threats of dire consequences. Hizbul has described them as opportunist and the enemy of Muslim community. Fear has been spread in the entire area since, the posters, written Urdu, are pasted across the region. J&K police seized the posters from electric pillars and the walls of the Mosque, ..

Army Chief says misinformation and falsehoods about religion redicalise Kashimiri youth

  General Bipin Rawat today said misinformation and false hood about religion are used to redicalise Kashmiri youth. While speaking at the Raisina Dialogue in Delhi, the army chief said “That is why you find more and more educated youth being drawn into terrorism”. He was even concerned about the use of social media for redicalising youth in Kashmir and said it needs to be controlled. “Radicalisation through social media is becoming one of the reasons for raising funds ..

No NDTV, Jammu Kashmir is not an issue but illegal occupation of Jammu and Kashmir by Pakistan is the real problem

  NDTV is best in cooking up stories that are far away from the truth. Recently, one of the journalists of NDTV, Nidhi Razdan making a story of Kashmir issue, the story that is far away from what the actual problem is. Brazenly, the journalist m..

Mehbooba calls PDP deserters ‘mere junk’, Omar criticizes ‘disrespectful’ Mehbooba’s ‘double speak’

  Former chief minister and Peoples Democratic Party president Mehbooba Mufti on Monday said those deserted the party were “a mere junk that had piled up and the same is now going into opposition parties”. She said “Don’t get carried away by the situation. I swear by Almighty that our party is as strong as ever. I invite young and educated lot to come forward and join the PDP for the resolution of the Kashmir issue”.  In a scathing attack on Mehbooba ..

2936 ceasefire violations in 2018 by Pak, killed 61 and injured 250 others

  Last year Jammu and Kashmir has recorded highest number of ceasefire violation in the past three years. 2936 incidence of ceasefire violation were recorded in 2018 in which 61 people were killed and over 250 injured on the Indian side.   A senior Army official said “Pakistani forces have violated the ceasefire 2,936 times in 2018, in which 61 people were killed and 250 injured”. The number of ceasefire violation was three times more than that of 2017. In 2017, ..

Important Facts about Rafale

 The Indian Air Force (IAF) requires a minimum of 42 fighter squadron to achieve the optimal capacity but between 2004 and 2015, their strength reduced to 33 from 40. Each squadron comprised of 18 fighter aircrafts.This year the IAF will lose another 3 squadrons of the vintage MiG 21s and MiG 27s.Original plan to buy 126 fighter aircraft was mooted during Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s NDA Government. RPF was issued for procurement of 126 MMRCA in 2007.IAF conducted technical and flight evaluations ..

Lone dares Mehbooba Mufti to call back her party MPs, MLCs elected with BJP support

  In a scathing attack on PDP, the Peoples Conference (PC) Chairman Sajad Lone Sunday dared Mehbooba Mufti to call back her party MPs and MLCs elected with the support of BJP, if she considers that the alliance with BJP was a sin. Sajad said “there is still something in between BJP and PDP, which is alive. That is MLCs and Rajya Sabha members. The PDP MLCs were elected on the vote of BJP. The first hint of honesty from PDP should be that it’s MLCs and Rajya Sabha members should ..

Another PDP MLA left the party to join PC

  Mohammad Abbas Wani, former PDP member and MLA from Tangmarg, formally joined Peoples Conference (PC) led by Sajad Lone on Sunday. After Imran Ansari and Abid Ansari, Wani is the third MLA who deserted PDP and joined PC. Abbas won 2014 state assembly elections and became the Member of Legislative Assembly from Tangmarg. BJP withdrawn its support to PDP on 19th June, 2018 and subsequently Governor’s rule was imposed in Jammu and Kashmir. The assembly was dissolved in November, 2018 ..

First batch of Apache and Chinook helicopters will reach India by March 2019

First batch of Apache and Chinook helicopters will reach India by March 2019..

Hizbul Mujahideen chief Syed Salahuddin Son’s bail plea rejected by Supreme Court

 The Apex Court of India, on Friday, rejected the plea of Syed Shahid Yousuf, son of Hizbul Mujahideen chief Syed Salahuddin challenging the Delhi High Court order dismissing his bail petition in an alleged funding case. The bail plea of Yosuf, who was arrested by NIA in 2016, was earlier rejected twice by trial court and the Delhi High Court. The Supreme Court said unless the time given to National Investigation Agency (NIA) for investigating the case is completed, bail cannot be granted to ..

Ram Bhakt Farooq supports construction of Ram Temple in Ayodhya

  Farooq Abhdullah today said Shri Ram is the God of universe and not only of Hindu. He also said that he will lay a stone of Ram temple in Ayodhya. He stressed on finding an early solution to the dispute over Ram temple and that too out of the court. He said “This issue should be discussed and sorted out across the table between people. Why to drag the issue to the court? I am sure it can be resolved through dialogue. Lord Ram belongs to the whole world, not just Hindus”. “Nobo..

Security forces started Operation Gazi in Kashmir to kill Jaish commander

  Security forces rolled out operation Gazi to trace and either nab or kill the dreadful Jaish commander Abdul Rashid Ganzi, who have been sent by the terrorist group to speed up attacks on the security forces, training terrorists to use weapons and strengthening the network of Jaish in Kashmir Valley. Jaish's mastermind Masood Azhar sent Commander Abdul Rashid Ghazi from Pakistan to save their shrinking battleground in Jammu and Kashmir. Gazi was actively involved in battle with American ..

Mufti is using slain terrorists to appease voters: Omar Abdullah

  Former Chief Ministers of Jammu and Kashmir and political opponents Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti were at loggerhead over the visit of latter to the home of dead terrorists. Both the leaders took to twitter and had prolonged argument over the visit of Mehbooba Mufti to houses of terrorists. The People's Democratic Party chief, who met the sister of a terrorist in south Kashmir's Pulwama last week, met another family in Shopian yeasterday. These visits of her are seen as the PDP chief’s ..

MHA says Pak terrorists are taking training to infiltrate in India through sea route to wage Samudri (Sea) Jehad against India

MHA says Pak terrorists are taking training to infiltrate in India through sea route to wage Samudri (Sea) Jehad against India..

J&K Police asked people not to invest in Crypto Currency like Bitcoin

  Jammu Kashmir Police issued an advisory cum warning on Wednesday to people and urged people to not to invest in them due to "excessive risk" associated with virtual currencies like Bitcoin. The police said that the government and central funded institutions have not recognized such currency. In advisory cum warning, the Inspector General of Crime Branch said, “The general public is notified of not investing in virtual currencies like Bitcoin because there is a lot of risk in ..

Gunfight underway in Tral area of South Kashmir

 Gunfight broke out between the terrorists and the security forces in Tral area of south Kashmir's Pulwama district on Thursday.”As the forces approached the suspected spot, the hiding terrorists opened fire, triggering a gunfight,” said an official. Three Jaish terrorists surrounded by security forces in this encounter, said sources.  The twitter handle of Kashmir zone police mentions “Exchange of fire between security forces & terrorists at higher reaches of ..

IS presence in Kashmir is negligible but people are being radicalized on those lines: J&K DGP

  The Director General of Police (DGP) Dilbag Singh Wednesday denied any big presence of IS in Kashmir. He said “In the past also, (IS) flags were carried and displayed publicly to show that there is very large presence of such elements. We will again say that IS presence is not that big in Kashmir but the fact that people are being radicalised on those lines that can’t be denied”. While referring to the incident of pulpit desecration in Jamia Masjid, he said that the incident ..

Indian and Chinese soldiers greeted each other on New Year

  On Tuesday, the Border Personal Meeting (BPM) was held between the Indian and Chinese Armies in Ladakh. "At the invitation of the PLA, a ceremonial BPM to celebrate the New Year was conducted today at Chinese BPM hut at Chushul-Moldo and DBO (Daulat Beg Oldie)-TWD (Ten Wen Den) meeting points in eastern Ladakh," a defence spokesperson said. He said the Indian delegation was led by Major General Sanjiv Rai and Colonel S S Lamba and the Chinese delegation was led by Senior Colonel Liu Hou ..

Army Chief reviews security situation in his two days visit to J&K

Army Chief reviews security situation in his two days visit to J&K..

SPO shot dead in Pulwama in this year's first attack of terrorists in Kashmir

  On the first day of the new year, the terrorists shot at Special Police Officer (SPO) in Pulwama in Jammu and Kashmir. The terrorists entered into the house of SPO Sameer Ahmad son of Wali Muhammad of Hanjan Payeen, Rajpora, southern Pulwama district on Tuesday and fired at him. After which he was immediately admitted to the hospital for treatment, where he died during the treatment. The security forces have started search operation in the area. On December 29 last year, four terrorists ..

Terrorist attack on CRPF camp in Tral area, search operations continue

 The terrorists fired at the CRPF camp at around 12.10 am today in the Tral area. In order to hurt the soldiers in the Camp located in Tral, UBGL grades and bullets were also fired on the camp in the dead of the night by the terrorists. The vigilant soldiers swooped into action, but the terrorist took advantage of the night and ran away from the spot. No report of any damage has been reported so far in this sudden terrorist attack. The CRPF had cordoned off the area at night  Army, ..

Mehbooba’s support to terrorists is political compulsion to regain the lost base in the Valley: Governor

  In a sharp reaction to the PDP president Mehbooba Mufti’s allegation of harassment of the families of terrorists by Jammu and Kashmir police, the Governor of Jammu and Kashmir said “Now that elections are coming nearer, it is her (Mehbooba’s) political compulsion to support terrorists to regain the lost base in the Valley”.  After her visit to Pulwama district on Sunday, the PDP president took to twitter and wrote that the police mercilessly beaten Rubina ..

Mehbooba Mufti considers 25 kg of explosives, a country-made rocket launcher, 12 pistols and 112 clocks to work as timers are used to make Sulti Bombs

   With the bell for J&K assembly election is going to ring soon, the politicians finding new ways to demean the nation security and throwing barbs on the security forces. Two days back Congress offered one crore rupees and jobs to stone-pe..

Muslims of Kashmir will stay with India as there is no option of remaining independent: Baig

Remaining independent was not an option for any princely state including J&K in 1947The suzerainty of the British crown over princely state lapsed as soon as India got independence but remaining independent was not the option for any princely state after the creation of two dominions i.e. India and Pakistan, on August 15, 1947. Lord Mountbatten, the last Viceroy of India and the first Governor-General of independent India, on July 25, 1947 advised a gathering of the rulers of princely states..

Stone pelting is an old tradition in Kashmir Valley: Baig

  While speaking at a one-day conference ‘Kashmir: The Way Forward’ organised by a Delhi-based think-tank the Observer Research Foundation in New Delhi, the Peoples Democratic Party patron Muzaffar Hussain Baig said on Thursday that stone pelting is an old tradition in Kashmir. “But today youth and children are pelting stones (on forces) with a religious purpose and not only shallow politics. They (youth and children) and their mothers and people who come out in thousands ..

Pakistan pushing Kashmiri youth into terrorism and drug-peddling

  Pakistan is pushing Kashmiri youth into terrorism and it is also trying to smuggle drugs across the country. This year's figures show that the heroin of nearly Rs 2,000 crore reached Pakistan from Jammu, which was caught by the Police and the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB).  In Jammu district this year 86.375 kg heroin is caught by the police, which costs around 430 crores in the international market. Even 175 youth were apprehended with drugs, who were taking these drugs to ..

20kg IED planted on Srinagar-Bandipora highway diffused by security forces

  The J&K and army in a joint operation defused the 20Kg of IED that was planted on Srinagar-Bandipora highway. The improvised IED was detected in Dar Mohalla of Garoora area of Bandipora District, North Kashmir, which was diffused by the Bomb Disposal Squad (BDS). The security forces said the 20Kg IED was kept in a welded iron container with a detonator and fuze. This IED could have caused much damage but the timely diffusion of the IED has averted the causality.  ..

1 civilian killed in Unprovoked firing from Pakistan in Noushera sector of J&K

  A 55 year old man Bodhraj was killed in an unprovoked firing from Pakistan said a defence spokesman. “At around 1200 hours, Pakistan army initiated unprovoked firing in Noushera sector, resulting in fatal casualty of one civilian, Bodhraj, a resident of Deeing village,” Jammu-based Army PRO Lt Col Devender Anand said. He said though the army immediately evacuated the injured Bodhraj but he succumb to his injuries. He added “Indian troops replied to the Pakistani belligerence ..

Congress will give 1 crore rupees, jobs to terrorists and stone-pelters if comes to power in J&K

  The Observer of Minority Department of AICC Haji Sagheer Saeed Khan, while speaking to media in Jammu said if congress comes to power it will give one crore rupees and jobs to stone-pelters and terrorists. He added that the people lying in jail for terror charges will be released. He said “If Congress comes to power here, then we will offer 1 Crore Rupees and a job to those suffering in the aftermath. And the innocent people who have been killed and those who are in jail under terror ..

Terrorists’ hideout traced near Hizb commander Riyaz Naikoo's village in Awantipora

  Terrorist hideout was unearthed by the security forces during a search operation in Awantipora area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district today. The police source said that a hideout located in Badriwan forest area of Awantipora was busted by the forces today morning. The area is close to Beighpora, which is the native village of top Hizbul commander Riyaz Naikoo. The joint search operation was launched by the army, police and the CRPF after getting tip off that the terrorists are ..

Pakistan is not only “sponsoring terrorism but also sending its nationals to Kashmir in the garb of fighting jihad”: Ex-JK DGP

  Former DGP of Jammu & Kashmir K Rajendra Kumar was delivering the Lalitaditya Memorial Lecture in Pune, organised by Sarhad organization, where he said that there is a need to give strong message to Pakistan for its support to terrorism. He said “A stern message needs to be sent to Pakistan in terms of retaliation. We need to make it more costly for Pakistan because today Pakistan is not feeling the pinch it should feel”. Underlining the role of Pakistan in providing active ..

1 dead, 24 injured as the bus carrying the ITBP Soldiers fell into a gorge in J&K

  1 Indo- Tibetan Border Police Force soldier was killed and 24 others injured when the bus they were travelling in fell into a gorge known locally as the Khoona Nala in Ramban district in Jammu and Kashmir. Police said the incident took place today around 8:30 am, when a private bus carrying the 35 ITBP soldiers fell into the gorge. The rescued operation was started at the site of the incident and many injured soldiers have been rescued with the help of security forces and locals. The injured ..

South Kashmir: 6 Security Personnel injured in Grenade blast

  Five CRPF personnel and a cop of Jammu and Kashmir Police were wounded in a grenade blast during a search operation in Arwani area of south Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Saturday. Reports says that the forces were withdrawing from Hassanpura area of Arwani following clashes during a search operation when the blast took place.They said that five CRPF personnel and a cop of Jammu and Kashmir Police were wounded in the blast. The injured were rushed to sub-district hospital Bijbehara ..

J&K gets industrial package better than NE

  In a major move to promote rapid industrialization and economic prosperity in Jammu and Kashmir, the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP), Government of India Friday approved extension of all benefits given to the Northeastern States under North East Industrial Development Scheme to the state. Though the Government said it is extending the similar industrial package that it has been providing in North-Eastern (NE) states yet the extended provisions would be better that ..

No one talks about positive things that happen in the state said J&K Governor

  In a sharp reaction to the way national media reports on Kashmir, the Governor Satya Pal Malik said on Friday that he was “disappointed” because Kashmir is being “demonised at the national level and even a small incident (in the state) is blown out of proportions and not projected as it should be”. This is the first reaction that has come from the Governor since the President rule has been imposed in the state of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K). He expressed his anguished ..

Constitute advisory council for rehabilitation of Kashmiri Pandits (KPs) in Valley demands KPS

  The representatives of KPS, under the leadership of K.K. Khosla, met Governor Satya Pal Malik and demanded for constitution of Advisory Council for the rehabilitation of Kashmiri Pandits in the Kashmir Valley. Khosla demanded that apart from the representative from central and state government, the representatives from the community of KPs should also be included in advisory council. It would help in brining transparency in accommodating the demands of KPs and implementation of it.   ..

No provision to deal with stone-pelters or anti-nationals in Constitution said MHA

  In reply to an unstarred question posed by MP Shamsher Singh Manhas of BJP, the Minister of State (MoS) Hansraj Gangaram Ahir mention that there is “no provision in the Constitution of India to deal with anti-nationalists raising slogans or stone-pelting on Indian Army and paramilitary forces”. A senior MHA official said “Indian Constitution may not have any provision because when India got Independence from British rule in 1947 after the years of struggle in non-cooperation ..

Chilai Kalan, 40-day-long harshest winter period in Kashmir will begin from today

  Chilai Kalan, the 40-day-long harshest winter period in Kashmir will begin from 21st December and ends on the ending January. During Chilai Kalan the temperature goes down considerably and the chances of frequent and maximum rains and snowfall increases. The people use extra clothing to fight bone-chilling cold wave. Though the meteorological department predicted dry weather for the next one week yet the cold waves are sweeping across the Kashmir valley. Though Chilai Kalan ends at ..

Terrorists trapped in Tangmarg area, Baramullah

Terrorists trapped in Tangmarg area, Baramullah..

Family thanked Swaraj for safe return of Hamid Nehal Ansari from Pakistan

 The 33 years old engineer from Mumbai Hamid Nehal Ansari returned back home after spending six years in Pakistan’s Jail. Today, Ansari and his family met the External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, in Delhi. It was an emotive moment for the entire family and Hamid Nehal Ansari, when they met the External Affairs Minister. Tears were rolling down from the eyes of Hamid Nehal Ansari and his mother, when they met the External Affairs Minister. Ansari’s mother said "Mera Bharat mahaan, ..

Separatists attempt to disrupt peace foiled by JK Police

  The J&K police stopped the march of separatists of Kashmir Valley. The march was to be carried on to protest against the killing of 3 terrorists and 7 stone-pelters in South Kashmir’s Pulwama District on Saturday. The curbs were imposed in parts of Srinagar and Hurriyat Conference (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and JKLF chief Mohammad Yasin Malik were detained to ensure that the law and order situation should remain under control. JKLF chief Mohammad Yasin Malik, one of the ..

Azad asks security forces to avoid firing at stone-pelters

  Senior Congress Leader and Leader of Opposition (LoP) in Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad called for a probe into the killings of 7 stone pelters at Pulwama on Monday. The stone-pelters generally throng at the encounter sites during the counter terrorism operations of the security forces and provide all the possible help that the terrorists need to escape safely. Two months back Sepoy Rajendra Singh from Uttarakhand was fatally injured during stone-pelting in Arwani area of Anantnag and later ..

The objective of forces is to bring peace and normalcy in Valley with the support of people said Army

   Army has asked the people to not to pay attention to the call of ‘Badam Bagh Chalo’ call given by Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) against the civilian killings. The spokesperson of the Army said the security forces and civil administration are fighting against the terrorism and proxy war sponsored by Pakistan and its proxies in Kashmir. “The objective of forces is to bring peace and normalcy in Valley with the support of people,” he added.    ..

Governor scored few more GOALS to win hearts in J&K, Key decisions for development

  There was another SAC meeting today, chaired by Governor Satyapal Malik. In this meeting State Administrative Council took few more key decisions for the development of Jammu Kashmir. Read the following key decisions:JK becomes the first state to have explicit law banning ‘Sextortion’ J&K has become the first state in the country to have a law explicitly banning sexual exploitation of women by those in positions of authority, having a fiduciary relationship or a public ..

7 dead, 3 injured in a road accident in Reasi district of Jammu

  7 person including 2 minors died and 3 others were seriously injured in a road accident in Reasi district of Jammu late last night. An official said the car, carrying baratis, was heading towards Chourakote from Sujandhar when the accident took place. The car, bearing registration number JK02H 1515, skid of the road and fell into a deep gorge at Damasgali Bhomag last night that resulted in human causalities. The injured are shifted to GMC&H Jammu. ..

More than a dozen dead in Plera,Mandi(Poonch) road accident ..

      At least 11 passengers died and several others were injured in a road accident in Mandi tehsil of Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday...

4 Suspected Terrorists Roaming in Army Uniform Arrested from Pathankot

  The Punjab police has arrested 4 men, who are the suspected terrorists, from. According to a News 18 India report these suspected terrorists were spotted in Army uniform in Pathankot area. They were roaming in a Himachal Pradesh number Socrpio and they tried to flee when Police stopped them near Nangalpur Village at Pathankot-Jalandher Highway. The Police has taken them into custody and the interrogation is going presently. Just a week back 6 suspected terrorists were spotted in the ..

8 Facts about the Governor’s Decision to Treat J&K Bank as PSU

  Governor of Jammu and Kashmir took a decision to treat Jammu and Kashmir Bank as PSU and subsequently the leaders of three main political parties of the Kashmir Valley started making uproar on it. The decision of the Governor was clearly showi..

SUV-BUS accident in Katra, One dead

  An SUV car, Scorpio and a bus rammed into each other in Katra, leading to the on-spot death of car driver while his wife suffered grievous injuries. The accident took place near Didi Morh Aghar Jitto area Katra on Friday.The dead has been identified as namely Mehraj-ud-Din son of Md. Yousaf age 52 residence of Sajroo, Mahore who died on spot and his wife sustained injuries.Police officials said: “Both the vehicle comes from opposite directions and collided with each other. Injured ..

Dilbagh Singh appointed as Full-Time DGP of Jammu Kashmir

   Dilbag Singh has been appointed as full-time Director General of Police in Jammu Kashmir on Wednesday. Singh was made the state DGP as per the guidelines of the Supreme Court, officials said in Jammu. He took over as interim chief of the..

Sopore BJP councilor took oath with Shri Ganesh Mantra

  The BJP has set many new records in the Corporation elections in Kashmir valley, adding to the series of new records, one of the Councilor from Sopor started a new tradition, when he took the oath of office by chanting the Ganesh Mantra. Mr. Rohit Kumar Tak, who won the corporation elections from Shahabad Ward, before taking the oath of office, asked the officer in-charge for oath taking, whether he could take the oath as per his religious belief. The officer in-charge granted the permission ..

8 Army Soldiers injured in blast in Handwara,Kashmir

   8 Army soldiers including an officer were injured in a blast at Rajwar area of Handwara in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Tuesday. Reports says that an Army domination party of 21 RR led by an officer of Major rank Saurav Suman were passing through the woods of Nagranad area of Zatchaldara, Rajwar when the blast occurred. In the blast, eight soldiers including the Army major suffered serious injuries. All the injured were taken to military hospital Drugmulla where ..

5 Policemen and 3 Prisoners injured in an accident in Kulgam

   5 policemen and 3 prisoners were injured after a vehicle they were traveling in met with an accident at Brazloo area of Kulgam in south Kashmir on Tuesday afternoon. Reports said that a police vehicle carrying prisoners while returning from a local court in Kulgam towards the district jail in neighboring Pulwama district, skidded off the road and rolled down from Zig near bridge at Brazloo, Kukgam. Station House Officer (SHO), Kulgam Irshad Reshi also confirmed the mishap and ..

2 Terrorists killed in Sopore, Total 8 in last 24 hours in Kashmir Valley

2 terrorists were killed in an encounter at Pazalpora area of Sopore in North Kashmir’s Baramulla on Friday morning. Meanwhile, an army soldier Brijesh Kumar who was injured earlier in the initial gunfire succumbed in military hospital here at 92 base Badamibagh, Srinagar. 2 Terrorists were killed in the encounter which broke out in wee hours today after army’s 22 RR, SOG and CRPF 92 bn launched a cordon-and-search operation in Pazalpora area of Sopore.SSP Sopore Javid Iqbal said that ..

2 Terrorists Killed In an Encounter In Baramulla

 Security forces gets big success in eliminating 2 more terrorists in Jammu Kashmir, on Thursday Morning. Earliar a joint team of army's 52 RR, SOG and CRPF had launched a cordon and search operation at Athoora area of Kreeri.    Later terrorists opened fire at security forces, situation turned into an encounter. In which 2 terrorists were killed. However the identity and group affiliation of slain terrorists are being ascertained.  ..

It’s AMU again, 1200 Kashmiri Students Threaten to Leave University

  The story of sedition saga in Aligarh Muslims University is never ending. AMU students never disappoint anti-India campaigns. This time it’s all about Manan Wani. On 12th October 3 Kashmiri students of AMU were booked on sedition charges for allegedly for raising "anti-India" slogans and trying to hold a prayer meeting for Hizbul Mujahideen commander Manan Bashir Wani. Now Kashmiri students studying at the AMU have threatened to leave for their homes on October 17, if the sedition ..

On Twitter turf, Gautam Gambhir hits a ton on Omar Abdulla’s bouncer

 Friday evening Twitter witnessed a war of words between Gautam Gambhir and Omar Abdulla over Hizbul Terrorist Manan Wani. This spat started when Cricketer Gautam Gambhir tweeted about Manan Wani’s death and held all political parties respo..

Three bootleggers arrested in Anantnag,

Three bootleggers arrested in Anantnag, ..

AMU Alumni turned terrorist Manan Wani killed in encounter: Kashmir

Thursday morning Indian security forces got big success when they killed 2 terrorist of Hizbul Mujahideen in Handwara, North Kashmir. Later one of slain terrorists was identified as Manan Wani who has become a new Hizbul poster boy in the valley. ..

All Set to Start Night Service Soon from Srinagar Airport

  There is good news for Srinagar, soon commuters may avail night flight from Srinagar airport. ‘’ everything is ready on ground to start the night flights on Srinagar international Airport and that the authorities are waiting for airl..

Introduction of Jammu Kashmir

 Introduction of J & KJammu and Kashmir is a very important state of India both geographically and culturally. The state has different parts with religiously, culturally and linguistically varied population. One of the parts of this state is Jammu. Generally, Jammu is referred to as a city, but in reality, it is a region with 10 districts.  Geography- Jammu shares one international border and two areas share the LOC (Line of Control) ie Kathua shares the international border ..

A Braveheart, A Fearless, A Martyr: Rfn Aurangzeb, 4 Jammu & Kashmir Light Infantry

   Rifleman(Rfn) Aurangzeb was a young soldier who martyred for his country at just 25 years of age. He was a brave and fearless soldier. Even the terrorists in the Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) valley feared him. He was serving in the 4 Jammu and Kashmir Light Infantry. But he was posted at 44 Rashtriya Rifles. He was part of the team that has led successful operations against terrorism in J&K. He was involved in encounter of those terrorists whose names were listed by Indian Army ..

Martyr DSP Ayub Pandit and his sacrifice on the line of duty

Martyr Deputy Superintendent of Police Mohammad Ayub Pandit was one brave police officer who sacrificed his life in line of duty. ..

TEN FACTS ABOUT GILGIT- BALTISTAN

  1) NATURAL RESOURCES  Blessed with the nature’s boon and plethora of natural resources and minerals in the area, the area of Gilgit-Baltistan region is rich in the possession of metallic, non-metallic, energy minerals, precious/dimension stones and different rocks of industrial use. It has a very high capacity stores of gold and base metals extraction. It also has copper in the Skardu and Shigar districts of the area. It also has a huge reserves of precious gemstones and ..

The New Age Kashmir Narrative Roots For Peace And Progress

 Militancy in J&K, though addressed as a national issue, is practically a localised, foreign sponsored phenomenon. Earlier it was spread across the state but, since the last many years, it is restricted only to the Kashmir region. Also, it is only in Kashmir that separatist ideology has managed to find some foot hold; this is due to a certain degree of religious inclination and outright foreign sponsored propaganda.The hill areas of Jammu region, mainly Poonch, Rajouri, Reasi, Kishtwar, suffered ..

People expect statesmanship and accountability from Mehbooba Mufti

Politics in Jammu and Kashmir, messy at the best of times, are presently in a state of flux! Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti is busy issuing inane and contradictory statements. She has sent out an appeal to India and Pakistan to stop exchan..