Basant hints at fighting poll against Omar, Mehbooba; BJP says not contacted yet

Basant hints at fighting poll against Omar, Mehbooba; BJP says not contacted yet

Jammu: Suspended IPS officer Basant Rath on Tuesday dropped another hint about joining the BJP and expressed his willingness to contest against Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti, two former chief ministers, but the saffron party feigned complete ignorance about his plans Rath, who had claimed to have resigned from the police service through a social […]

Compelled to take shelter under rock in forest, tribal family fears for wild animals in Bhaderwah

Compelled to take shelter under rock in forest, tribal family fears for wild animals in Bhaderwah

Bhaderwah: The 10-member tribal nomad family is compelled to live under a huge hanging rock in the middle of a dense forest in Jammu and Kashmir’s Bhadarwah after their seasonal migration in search of greener pastures for their livestock around middle of the last month. The family found their Dhok’ (mud house) burnt on reaching […]

NIA arrests 2 cross-LoC traders

NIA arrests 2 cross-LoC traders

Srinagar: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Tuesday said it arrested two former cross-LoC traders. “Yesterday (27.6.2022), NIA arrested two accused persons, namely Tanveer Ahmad Wani, son of Ghulam Ahmad Wani of Achagoza Rajpora Pulwama, and Peer Arshad Iqbal alias Ashu, son of Peer Gayasuddin of Khwaja Bagh, Baramulla in case RC-17/2016/NIA/DLI,” NIA said in […]

SIA books SIM card vendor in Kupwara

SIA books SIM card vendor in Kupwara

Srinagar: The State Investigation Agency (SIA) of J&K Police on Tuesday in a crackdown against misuse of SIM cards and their fraudulent sale has booked a SIM card vendor in Kupwara district of north Kashmir. In a statement, the SIA said that in the face of ever increasing misuse of SIM cards by militants, their […]

Woman killed, 4 injured as car rams into truck in Kathua

Woman killed, 4 injured as car rams into truck in Kathua

Kathua/Jammu: A 60-year-old woman was killed and her four relatives seriously injured on Tuesday when their private car rammed into a parked truck in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said. The accident took place at Rajbagh on Jammu-Pathankot highway when the driver lost control over the car and hit the truck stationed on […]

Two militants killed in Kulgam gunfight: Police

Two militants killed in Kulgam gunfight: Police

Anantnag: Two militants affiliated with Lashkar-e-Toiba were killed in a gunfight with government forces on Monday afternoon in Kulgam district of south Kashmir, the police said The gunfight comes days ahead of the annual Amarnath Yatra, slated to commence on June 30 after three years. The slain militants were identified as Zubair Ahmad Mir resident […]

Militant arrested in Doda: Police

Militant arrested in Doda: Police

Jammu: A militant was arrested and arms and ammunition seized from his possession in Jammu’s Doda district, police said on Monday. They said he was tasked by Pakistan-based handlers to attack policemen in the district. As security has been heightened in the Jammu region in the wake of the Amarnath Yatra, a police party at […]

Hyderpora encounter: SC asks J&K HC to hear plea of father seeking exhumation of son’s body within a week

Hyderpora encounter: SC asks J&K HC to hear plea of father seeking exhumation of son’s body within a week

New Delhi: The Supreme Court Monday asked the Jammu and Kashmir High Court to consider either on Tuesday or within a week the plea of a man seeking a direction to exhume the body of his son, who was dubbed a militant and killed in an encounter in November 2021 and to permit the family […]

Sinha files nomination for Presidential polls

Sinha files nomination for Presidential polls

Says will reach out to former BJP colleagues for support, Opposition unity will last till 2024 New Delhi: Presidential nominee Yashwant Sinha on Monday said he would reach out to his former colleagues in the BJP to seek their support and expressed confidence that the Opposition unity seen on his candidature would continue till the […]

Amid high security, Amarnath Yatra to resume after 3-year suspension on June 30

Amid high security, Amarnath Yatra to resume after 3-year suspension on June 30

Srinagar: Shri Amarnath Shrine Board (SASB) is pulling out all the stops to ensure smooth pilgrimage, scheduled to begin on June 30, to the holy cave shrine housing the naturally formed ice-lingam in south Kashmir Himalayas. Jammu and Kashmir administration is also augmenting the efforts of the Shrine Board by providing fool proof security cover […]