JRL Calls for shutdown on August 26, 27

JRL Calls for shutdown on August 26, 27

Srinagar: The Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) of Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Yasin Malik on Friday called for a shutdown on August 26 and 27 across Jammu and Kashmir to protest the hearing on Article 35A in the Supreme Court, which is to begin from August 27. After twice deferring the hearing, the […]

India raises infiltration bids along LoC with Pak

India raises infiltration bids along LoC with Pak

New Delhi: Asserting that infiltration by militants was a major concern, India on Friday told Pakistan that intrusions have increased in the north of Pir Panjal mountain ranges and Islamabad must take measures to prevent it. A statement by the Indian Army said the Director Generals of Military Operations of the two armies held talks […]

35A arbitrary, contrary to fundamental rights: BJP leader’s petition in Supreme Court

35A arbitrary, contrary to fundamental rights: BJP leader’s petition in Supreme Court

SRINAGAR: Invoking violation of women’s right to equality, a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader has filed a petition similar to one already filed in the Supreme Court challenging the Constitutional validity of Article 35A that guarantee special rights and privileges to the people and government of Jammu and Kashmir. BJP leader Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay filed […]

4 army men injured in Nowgam gunfight

4 army men injured in Nowgam gunfight

Cross-border firing at night in Tangdar Handwara: At least 4 army men were injured in a gunfight with a group of “infiltrators” in Nowgam sector along the Line of Control (LoC) in police district Handwara on Thursday morning. Official sources said that army’s 8 Bihar regiment posted near Sangam post detected suspicious movement on Thursday […]

Indo-Pak troops exchange fire in Tanghdar

Indo-Pak troops exchange fire in Tanghdar

Srinagar: Pakistani troops opened fire towards Indian posts in Saedapora area along the Line of Control in Tangdhar sector late last night, officials said on Thursday. They said the Indian Army retaliated in adequate measure, triggering intermittent exchange of fire between the two sides. The firing stopped at 5.00 am, the officials said, adding there […]

Search operation near LoC in Rajouri

Search operation near LoC in Rajouri

Jammu: A search operation was launched near the Line of Control (LoC) Thursday over reported suspicious movement in the Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir, police officials said. The security personnel launched a search operation in a village close to LoC in the Nowshera sector based on reports of suspected movement, they said. The operation […]

CASO in Sopore village

CASO in Sopore village

Sopore: Government forces on Thursday launched a cordon and search operation(CASO) in Tujjar area of north Kashmir’s Sopore police district, reportedly. The Army’s 22 RR and Special Operation Group of Police (SOG) laid siege to Tujjer village Thursday afternoon following inputs of militants presence in the area SSP Sopore Javaid Iqbal confirmed that CASO was […]

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