Woman shot dead outside maternal home in Pulwama

Woman shot dead outside maternal home in Pulwama

Anantnag: A 38-year-old married woman was shot dead by two gunmen outside her maternal parents’ home here in Drubgam area of Pulwama district on Friday afternoon. Police said that the preliminary investigation suggests the gunmen were Hizb militants. The slain woman has been identified as Shameema Akhtar, wife of Ali Muhammad Bhat, resident of Koil […]

Civilian killed in Awantipora grenade attack

Civilian killed in Awantipora grenade attack

Anantnag: A civilian was killed and three others injured, including a man from Bihar, after a grenade hurled at Awantipora police station missed the target and exploded by the roadside in Awantipora area of Pulwama district on Friday afternoon. The killed civilian has been identified as Abdul Ahad Pinchoo, son of Ali Muhammad, resident of […]

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 […]

High Court seeks proposals for Kashmiri children’s welfare

High Court seeks proposals for Kashmiri children’s welfare

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Thursday directed the central government and state government to place a proposal with regard to extending welfare and skill development programmes to children lodged in child care institutions in Kashmir. A division bench of Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice Alok Aradhe passed the directions after Amicus […]

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 […]

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