IGP calls for increasing long range patrolling in Kishtwar

IGP calls for increasing long range patrolling in Kishtwar

Jammu: The Inspector General of Police (IGP) Jammu Zone M K Sinha has called for increasing long rang patrolling and search operations in Kishtwar district to hunt down militants in the area, officials said Sunday. Jammu and Kashmir police has activated its anti-militancy force – Special Operation Group (SoG) to track down militants operating in […]

SPO disengaged for MCC violation in J&K’s Kishtwar

SPO disengaged for MCC violation in J&K’s Kishtwar

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Police has disengaged a Special Police Officer (SPO) for violating the model code of conduct by participating in political activities in Kishtwar, on Thursday. Identified as Mohd Ashraf (belt No. 1244/SPO), SPO was posted at District Police Lines Kishtwar, reports said. He was seen in a campaign of political leader in […]

Police detains suspects in BJP leader’s killing

Police detains suspects in BJP leader’s killing

Jammu: Police have detained some persons in connection with the killing of senior BJP leader Anil Parihar and his brother, allegedly by militants, in J&K’s Kishtwar district. While tension has eased out in the district, night curfew continues to remain in force as a precautionary measure. A senior official told PTI Friday that the detained […]

Kishtwar delegation meets Governor

Jammu: A delegation from Kishtwar accompanied by MLAs Bali Bhagat and Sunil Sharma met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here on Friday. Vijay Kumar, Advisor to Governor was present on the occasion. The delegation shared their safety and security concerns with Governor in the aftermath of killing of two political leaders in […]

Day curfew lifted in Kishtwar

Day curfew lifted in Kishtwar

Day curfew has been lifted in Kishtwar district following improvement in situation, though night curfew will remain in force as a precautionary measure, authorities said Thursday.
Curfew was imposed in the district last Thursday following the killing of BJP state secretary Anil Parihar, 52, and his brother Ajeet Parihar, 55, by suspected militants.

BJP delegation meets Guv over party leader’s killing

BJP delegation meets Guv over party leader’s killing

Jammu: A delegation of the Jammu and Kashmir (J-K) BJP Tuesday met Governor Satya Pal Malik and sought the immediate arrest of those behind the killing of party leader Anil Parihar and his brother. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) delegation impressed upon the Governor that the minorities of the state were being compelled to abandon […]

Advisor Vyas meets bereaved families in Kishtwar

KISHTWAR: Advisor to Governor B B Vyas Tuesday visited families of the late BJP leader Anil Parihar and his brother Ajeet Parihar here. He was accompanied by DIG Rafiq ul Hassan, Deputy Commissioner Kishtwar Angrez Singh Rana, SSP Kishtwar Rajinder Kumar Gupta While interacting with bereaved families, the Advisor expressed deep sympathies and condolences to […]

Curfew relaxed briefly in Kishtwar

Curfew relaxed briefly in Kishtwar

Jammu: Authorities on Monday relaxed for three hours the curfew imposed in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kishtwar township following the killing of a senior BJP leader and his brother by suspected militants on Thursday night. The local administration had given area-wise relaxation in the township for two hours on Saturday and four hours on Sunday. This […]

Accused involved in killings identified, says Governor

Accused involved in killings identified, says Governor

Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik said Monday that the accused involved in killing senior BJP leader Anil Parihar and his brother in Kishtwar district have been identified and will be brought to book soon. Bharatiya Janata Party state secretary Anil Parihar, 52, and his brother, Ajeet Parihar, 55, were killed on November […]

Curfew relaxed for 4 hours in Kishtwar

Curfew relaxed for 4 hours in Kishtwar

Jammu: Curfew was relaxed for four hours Sunday in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kishtwar town where it was imposed as a precautionary measure on Thursday night following the killing of a BJP leader and his brother by assailants, officials said. District Development Commissioner, Kishtwar, Angrez Singh Rana said an area-wise relaxation was given in the curfew-bound […]