Arun Sharma


CRPF constable killed in landslide near Vaishno Devi
Wed, Aug 24, 2016

Identifying the deceased as Harvinder Singh, head constable of the 6th Batallion, sources said that he was on duty in the area to prevent pilgrims from staying there in view of the threat of shooting stones.

Kashmir unrest: Youth being used as shields, says Mehbooba Mufti
Tue, Aug 23, 2016

"These selfish people with vested interests made these small children lead attacks on police stations and security forces camps virtually making them act as their shield during stone pelting," she said.

Stone-pelting new form of Pak attack on India: Arun Jaitley
Tue, Aug 23, 2016

Without naming rival political parties, Jaitley said some people with “narrow vision” could only see the arrested stone-pelters, not the injured policemen and security personnel in hospitals.

Stone pelting in Kashmir is Pakistan’s strategy to attack India’s integrity: Arun Jaitley
Sun, Aug 21, 2016

Arun Jaitley said that NDA government will make sure that there is no compromise with national integrity and those indulging in violence.

Jammu: Poonch tense after Amarnath pilgrims, Muslims clash
Wed, Aug 17, 2016

Trouble erupted when some pilgrims raised provocative slogans and local Muslim youth to raise counter provocative slogans.

If we unite, no opposing forces can succeed: J&K Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh
Mon, Aug 15, 2016

Highlighting various development works initiated by BJP-PDP government despite state’s economic constraints, Singh said that "it has been governance alliance’’.

Havildar Hangpan Dada awarded Ashok Chakra posthumously
Sun, Aug 14, 2016

Apart from him, eight Army men from the Northern Command got Shaurya Chakra, the third highest award for gallantry during peacetime.

J&K: 15 injured in Poonch blast, pilgrims said to be target
Sun, Aug 14, 2016

The incident comes a day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi sent a strong message to Pakistan, indicting it for fomenting trouble in Kashmir.

Final battle for freedom is to liberate PoK: MoS Jitendra Singh
Sun, Aug 14, 2016

"One more battle for freedom is pending and it is that we have to get the people of PoK liberated from illegal occupation of Pakistan so that they are reunited with India," he said.

Jammu: Terror alert ahead of Independence Day celebrations
Sat, Aug 13, 2016

The Army has launched a massive combing operation over the past four days on the vast hilly terrain along the Line of Control

Kashmir unrest: Pellet guns used only in extreme situations, says J&K deputy CM
Sat, Aug 13, 2016

About initiating dialogue with all stakeholders in the Valley, he said everything has already been mentioned in the Agenda of Alliance finalised with PDP.

Work in J&K or resign, BJP MLC to ministers in FB post
Thu, Aug 11, 2016

When contacted, Arora rued that BJP ministers even during their stay in the Valley remained confined to their official chambers in civil secretariat or their official bungalows.

Kashmir unrest: Use your influence to cool tempers, NC tells Syed Ali Shah Geelani
Wed, Aug 03, 2016

Kamal advised Geelani to stop "wasting time on egoism before it is too late and everything goes up in smoke".

On Burhan Wani’s location, BJP’s J&K chief and Deputy CM differ
Sun, Jul 31, 2016

Deputy Chief Minister Dr Nirmal Singh said in Katra that police and security forces had told the government they were not aware that Wani was among the terrorists hiding in the house.

RSS leader Indresh Kumar warns Pakistan, top cop skips event
Wed, Jul 27, 2016

Indresh Kumar, national executive member of the RSS, on Tuesday asked Pakistan to stop encouraging separatists in Jammu and Kashmir.

Promotion rules be applied objectively: Jammu Kashmir High Court
Thu, Jul 21, 2016

Out-of-turn promotion "is being used to promote officials on the basis of liking and disliking and on consideration other than for which the policy has been formulated,’’ said Justice Tashi Rabstan.

J&K: 5 booked for ‘sedition’ in Kishtwar district
Thu, Jul 21, 2016

The FIRs were registered at Kishtwar police station on July 11 and 15 under Sections 120B (criminal conspiracy), 124A (sedition) and 153A (promoting religious enmity).

Kashmir unrest: 5 booked for ‘sedition’ in Kishtwar district
Thu, Jul 21, 2016

FIR says accused raised anti-India and pro-Pakistan slogans, no arrests so far.

JKCA defies Supreme Court verdict, elects state sports minister Imran Ansari as president
Wed, Jul 20, 2016

Mehboob Iqbal was elected chairman of JKCA, Iqbal Shah was elected general secretary while former cricketer Abdul Rouf became the treasurer.

Caught in Valley protests, Kashmiri Pandits pack bags, head to Jammu
Tue, Jul 19, 2016

Kashmir: State government officials declined to confirm the number of such employees who have left the Valley over the last week, but sources put their number at nearly 600.

Kashmir violence: Three militants killed as Army foils infiltration bid
Sun, Jul 17, 2016

Details such as the identities of the slain militants and the weapons seized from them are awaited.

Riding on faith and Army help, Amarnath Yatra hits the road
Thu, Jul 14, 2016

After protests over the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani forced a three-day suspension of the annual Amarnath yatra, the pilgrimage finally resumed on Tuesday.

Kashmir protest: In Jammu, some rumours, some political links, some denials
Tue, Jul 12, 2016

In one case, police have registered a case against one Ashok Koul for spreading rumours about the death of two Kashmiri Pandits in the Valley.

Amarnath yatra resumes after being suspended on account of violence in Kashmir
Tue, Jul 12, 2016

Nearly 5,000 pilgrims left for the Valley in buses amid tight security in the evening.

Amarnath Yatra resumes after three days, heavy security for pilgrims
Tue, Jul 12, 2016

"After purchasing tickets, the yatris have started sitting in buses and they will be leaving anytime now,’’ said an official at Amarnath Yatri Niwas in Bhagwati Nagar in Jammu.

Jammu temple row: In insane times
Sun, Jul 10, 2016

Almost all agree that the man held for temple ‘sacrilege’ in Jammu is suffering from mental illness. But as VHP flexes muscle and DM sees ‘terror’, that’s not enough to get him out of custody

Amarnath pilgrims stranded after vehicular traffic suspended along Jammu-Srinagar highway
Sat, Jul 09, 2016

However, except two stray incidents of stone pelting, one at a CRPF picket on the national highway and another on a stationary TATA Sumo having some cops sitting inside it, no untoward incident was reported in Banihal town.

In amnesty list, 70 booked in Jammu during Amarnath stir
Thu, Jul 07, 2016

The parents of these youth and they themselves will have to give an undertaking that they will not indulge in such activity in future, said an official government release.

Withdrawal of troops from any area of Jammu at this moment is not proper: Army
Mon, Jul 04, 2016

"As of now, we have reasonable amount of peace, tranquility here and our forces are very well geared up to tackle any challenge which comes up,’’ he said.

Rajouri: Mob sets two vehicles ablaze over death of class 11 student
Mon, Jul 04, 2016

Identified as Danish Rizwan, a resident of Kheora, the deceased was driving a scooty which was hit by a speeding Maruti Eco van.

J&K: Duo who escorted Burhan’s new recruits to PoK held, say cops
Sun, Jul 03, 2016

On May 16, police had nabbed two other Kashmiri youths from near the LoC and had claimed that they, too, owe allegiance to Burhan.

First batch of pilgrims leave Jammu for Amarnath Yatra
Fri, Jul 01, 2016

The 48 day yatra, which will proceed to Amarnath shrine in South Kashmir Himalayas from Pahalgam and Baltal on Saturday, is beginning under the shadow of increased incidents of terrorist attacks in the Valley.

Jammu violence: Medical panel reserves opinion on accused
Thu, Jun 30, 2016

The medical board was constituted by principal of Government Medical College on directions from the government.

Jammu temple row: Police unaware whether youth involved is of ‘unsound mind’
Sat, Jun 25, 2016

The police did not bring Yasir for medical examinations even after all the Board members kept waiting at the hospital till afternoon.

Army de-mines farm land near LoC, hands it back to owners
Fri, Jun 24, 2016

The Army has de-mined over one lakh sq ft of land at Sariya and Mohra Kamapala villages at the moment

Encroachment charge against J&K minister: Revenue officials submitted conflicting reports, says Vigilance
Fri, Jun 24, 2016

The status report was submitted following the court’s directions on a PIL filed by activist Ankur Sharma, who submitted that the institutions built by Kohli’s family are on forest land.