Arun Sharma


Jammu University V-C: ABVP kept out, BJP ministers complain
Wed, May 25, 2016

During the meeting, Minister Chander Parkash Ganga referred to the alleged denial of permission to ABVP activists to organise a blood donation camp on the campus.

J&K: BJP minister denies threat, says ‘conspiracy’
Tue, May 24, 2016

The minister, in the eye of a storm, also stuck to his stance that he would quit office as well as active politics if the allegation was proved.

Udhampur Attack: Pakistani terrorist charged with waging war
Tue, May 24, 2016

Special judge for the NIA court Kishore Kumar also charged Naveed with killing government officials on duty.

Massive BSF anti-tunneling operation along the border begins
Mon, May 23, 2016

In areas falling behind the barbed wire fence towards the Indian side, they have started digging trenches to rule out the possibility of any cross border tunnel.

BJP J&K minister faces case as farmers allege threat — ‘recall 1947?’
Mon, May 23, 2016

With the Opposition and separatists seeking his resignation, Lal Singh denied making the threat and said he would quit if the complainants repeated the charge in front of him.

Udhampur: Reports link teachers, political workers to protest by students; govt orders probe
Wed, May 18, 2016

The students lifted the dharna on Monday after an assurance from the Basantgarh subdivisional magistrate (SDM) that their grievances would be addressed in two days.

Poonch: 1 dead, 2 nabbed while crossing into PoK
Tue, May 17, 2016

The two apprehended in the joint operation by the security forces and the police are Mosin Rashid of Tral and Adil Ahmed of Lassipora, both in Pulwama district in the Valley.

Two J&K cops held for ‘rape’ in police custody
Sun, May 15, 2016

A woman SPO has also been taken into custody for alleged abetment of the crime.

‘Nothing wrong in setting up a Sainik Colony’: BJP leader Nirmal Singh
Fri, May 13, 2016

"If there can be a Gujjar colony, a teachers’ colony or the demand for having a press colony, why can’t there be a Sainik Colony..."

London mayoral polls: ‘Maharaja’ with message of peace
Mon, May 02, 2016

Ankit Love is the 32-year-old son of Jammu and Kashmir National Panthers Party patron Bhim Singh. He grew up in Surrey and set up the ‘One Love Party’ last year to spread the message of peace for all mankind.

Bhaderwah: 3-year-old waits at home for mother as town boils over mystery death
Wed, Apr 27, 2016

Rukhsana was named as her phone was found on the body of a 17-year-old Hindu girl found hanging from a tree on March 18 in the village, 5 km from Bhaderwah town.

Over 500 outstation students return to NIT-Srinagar campus
Wed, Apr 27, 2016

In Jammu, meanwhile, several outstation students continued the protest to press for their demands, including permanent deployment of CRPF on the campus.

J&K govt to wind up Overseas Employment Corporation
Tue, Apr 26, 2016

Taking note of its failure to provide job overseas to even a single unemployed youth from the state during the past six years, the Jammu and Kashmir government has decided to wind up its Overseas Employment Corporation.

‘Never sought separate UT for Kashmiri Pandits’
Sun, Apr 24, 2016

“We (had) never demanded creation of a UT in the Valley on the basis of theocratic religious minority"

J&K Police grills MLA after mistaking his security officer as terrorist
Thu, Apr 21, 2016

Homeshalibug MLA Abdul Majeed Larmi was let off only after DGP K Rajendra intervened.

Have to fulfil Vajpayee’s J&K dream: Modi in Jammu
Wed, Apr 20, 2016

"Atal Behari Vajpayee used to say that if India has to progress then we will have to take along Jammu and Kashmir on the path of development," Modi said.

PM Modi inaugurates super speciality hospital in Katra, J&K
Tue, Apr 19, 2016

On preparatory basis, free of cost OPD services and diagnostic test facilities have been made operational at the hospital from March 15.

J&K: Woman ‘forced to abort’ after cops stop car
Tue, Apr 19, 2016

Her husband added that as they reached the nursing home, the pregnancy had to be aborted due to bleeding suffered by Sultana.

Local, Kashmiri students clash in Rajouri
Tue, Apr 19, 2016

12 injured, cars damaged; simmering tension since India-West Indies match

NIT Srinagar: Non-local students to take protest to Delhi
Wed, Apr 13, 2016

The non-local students also sought stern action against NIT administration officials and policemen who lathi-charged students.

We are ideologically opposed to separatism, Arun Jaitley tells BJP workers in Jammu
Tue, Apr 12, 2016

Jaitley said "We won the maximum number of seats in Jammu and PDP emerged the largest party in the Valley".

J&K govt sets up GoM to push alliance agenda
Tue, Apr 12, 2016

Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Monday constituted a five-member group of ministers (GoM).

J&K govt’s new scheme to provide 5 kg ration per head
Mon, Apr 11, 2016

This additional ration under MMSFES will cost the state government nearly Rs 1,500 crore per year

NIT Srinagar: Over 100 youth return to Delhi after abandoning Tiranga yatra
Sun, Apr 10, 2016

They were stopped at Lakhanpur, the gateway to Jammu and Kashmir, around midnight soon after they entered the state from Madhopur in neighbouring Punjab in a bus and one Tata Suma.

Protests in NIT Srinagar: Fearing backlash, Kashmiris ‘leave’ Jammu college
Sat, Apr 09, 2016

“Nearly 20 students from Government Engineering and Technology College at Chak Bhalwal near here have left for home since Thursday,” a student from the Valley told The Indian Express.

Protests at NIT Srinagar: Outstation students meet Dy CM, rue lack of ‘liberal space’
Sat, Apr 09, 2016

The NIT authorities on Thursday allowed the students to skip the minor examinations scheduled to start from April 11 saying they would be given an opportunity to write these exams later.

Tension erupts at two Jammu colleges, Kashmiri students ‘scared’
Fri, Apr 08, 2016

The protests compelled the college management to postpone mid-term exams scheduled for Thursday.

NIT Srinagar protests: BJP MLA skips dinner hosted by Mehbooba Mufti
Fri, Apr 08, 2016

BJP legislator Ravinder Raina boycotted the dinner hosted by Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti at her official residence on Wednesday.

J&K govt orders probe into police action at NIT Srinagar
Fri, Apr 08, 2016

The NIT administration has asked students, who wish to leave for their homes, to furnish details so that they can facilitate their transit.

NIT Srinagar protests: J&K students will be targeted outside state, warns BJP
Thu, Apr 07, 2016

Sunil Sethi further called upon the state govt to take such measures in consultation with the aggrieved students to revive their confidence and also to ensure peace in the campus.

NIT Srinagar protests: J&K government acknowledges ‘police excesses’, promises action
Wed, Apr 06, 2016

Education Minister Naeem Akhtar assured parents regarding the students safety saying "local or outsiders, they are our own children."

J-K: Sajjad Lone doesn’t take charge, minister seeks Oppn berth
Wed, Apr 06, 2016

Sajjad Lone of People’s Conference also appeared unhappy with his new portfolio — Social Welfare, ARI and Trainings — and did not take charge of the ministry.

New Govt in J&K: PM dials Mehbooba, assures full support
Wed, Apr 06, 2016

The CM said the PDP-BJP’s “Agenda of Alliance” was not just a pact between two political parties but an agenda of the country’s 1 billion people.

Historic moment, say J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti’s daughters
Tue, Apr 05, 2016

Describing the swearing-in of her mother as a historic moment for the state, Iritiqa said that she expects Mehbooba to make everyone proud by fulfilling the promises made to the people.

Mehbooba Mufti sworn in as first woman Chief Minister of Jammu & Kashmir
Tue, Apr 05, 2016

PDP leader Mehbooba Mufti was sworn in as the 13th chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir.

J&K: New CM Mehbooba Mufti gets down to work
Tue, Apr 05, 2016

At the meetings in the civil secretariat here, meanwhile, the new CM asked her ministerial colleagues to “get down to work’’ and work on “Mufti-saheb’s unfinished agenda of peace, harmony and development for Jammu and Kashmir’’.