Cop found hanging in his room in Jammu

JAMMU: A policeman was found hanging at his residence on the city outskirts in an apparent case of suicide, the police said on Thursday. Head constable Bishan Singh was found hanging from the ceiling of his room at Lower Jallochak in the Gangyal area yesterday, a police official said. He said a police party rushed […]

‘PM should clarify his stand on Taj Mahal row’

‘PM should clarify his stand on Taj Mahal row’

NEW DELHI: The NCP today asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to make clear his stand over the Taj Mahal controversy.”The RSS, in its shakhas, gives out false preachings to people who are later inducted in the BJP and given constitutional posts. If what these people are saying is true, the prime minister should openly state […]

Pakistani anti-corruption court indicts ousted Nawaz Sharif, his daughter

Pakistani anti-corruption court indicts ousted Nawaz Sharif, his daughter

ISLAMABAD: An anti-corruption court on Thursday indicted Pakistan’s ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter and son-in-law over corruption references filed by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB). The accountability court in Islamabad indicted 67-year-old Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and her husband retired Captain Mohammad Safdar in the London properties reference even though Sharif and […]

Army chief reviews security situation in Kashmir

Srinagar: Army chief General Bipin Rawat on Wednesday reviewed the security situation in Kashmir valley. General Rawat was received by Lt Gen D Anbu, Northern Army Commander, and Lt Gen J S Sandhu, Chinar Corps Commander, a defence spokesman said. “The Army chief addressed all officers in Badami Bagh Cantonment and complimented them for providing […]

SHRC sends notice to jail officials over torture of inmates

Jammu: Taking suo-moto cognisance of alleged torture and stripping of a prisoner at Kot Balwal jail here, the Jammu and Kashmir State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) today issued a notice to top police and jail officials seeking a detailed report on the incident. Member SHRC, Jang Bahadur Singh Jamwal, issued the notice to the Director […]

Mehbooba meets Rajnath, discusses Kashmir situation

New Delhi: Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Wednesday met Indian Home Minister Rajnath Singh and discussed various issues, including the recent spurt in violent incidents in the Kashmir Valley, an official said. During the 30-minute meeting, the chief minister briefed the home minister about the prevailing situation in Jammu and Kashmir and the steps taken […]

8 civilians injured along LoC in Jammu

Jammu: Eight civilians, including a two- year-old girl, were injured on Wednesday when Pakistani troops shelled civilian hamlets and forward posts along the Line of Control in the Poonch and Rajouri districts of Jammu and Kashmir, army said. “Pakistan Army initiated unprovoked and indiscriminate firing of small arms, automatics and mortars from 0745 hours in […]

SHRC sends notice to jail officials over torture of inmates 

SHRC sends notice to jail officials over torture of inmates 

Jammu: Taking suo-moto cognisance of alleged torture and stripping of a prisoner at Kot Balwal jail here, the Jammu and Kashmir State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) today issued a notice to top police and jail officials seeking a detailed report on the incident. Member SHRC, Jang Bahadur Singh Jamwal, issued the notice to the Director […]

NIA crackdown dealt blow to pro-freedom groups: Rajnath

NIA crackdown dealt blow to pro-freedom groups: Rajnath

New Delhi: The National Investigation Agency’s crackdown on flow of funds from the “neighbouring country” to finance unrest in Kashmir has dealt a blow to the morale of militants and separatist groups, Indian Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Tuesday. Inaugurating the headquarters of the NIA, an agency set up in the aftermath of 2008 […]