Later, paying floral tribute to another statue of Hari Singh at Bahu Fort at an event organised by the BJP, Singh said that some people were trying to mislead the public by playing politics.
Jammu and Kashmir: Continuous violations of the ceasefire by Pakistan along the Line Of Control has forced the border residents to flee their homes.
They have been identified as Mohammad Arif and Gaznaffar, police said, adding that the snatched INSAS and AR-41 rifles have been recovered on the basis of information provided by them.
Two of the three terrorists who had attacked Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) personnel and snatched their weapons in Banihal on Wednesday night, were arrested by the police in the early hours of Friday.
The order under Section 144 of the CrPC shall remain in force for two months, DM said
It was cleanliness drive from Siachen Glacier to the plains of Jammu in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday, multiple campaigns were seen across the state organised by the Army and state leaders.
It has not been the first time that mortar shells from Pakistan have landed in Arnia town. In 2014 also, many people were injured and a number of houses damaged in Pakistani shelling.
“The government has adopted a humane approach towards migrants, whether they are from Afghanistan, Pakistan or Bangladesh. We have sympathies for them, but we are strongly against illegal immigrants,’’ Singh said.
Rajnath Singh reiterated his warning to the neighbouring country on ceasefire violations, saying that "BSF and the Army are giving a befitting reply and they will soon create a situation that will force Pakistan to stop unprovoked firing on the Indian side".
Referring to the Central government ‘s decision to raise four battalions of the India Reserve Police, Singh said he has asked the Director General of Police to expedite the recruitment process and ensure that 60 per cent recruits are from among youth living in border areas.
This was the third incident of ceasefire violation by Pakistan in the last three days.
At a meeting with members of Congress executive committee in Jammu, a former legislator told the group, “Discrimination with Jammu and Ladakh is still going on. This needs to be addressed.”
The group will begin with interacting with senior Party leaders at Congress executive committee meeting. Later, they will also meet leaders of mainstream opposition parties, besides different delegations of civil society.
‘Surgical strike was to send message: LoC can be breached’
Senior police officials said that they have sent samples of hair cut under mysterious circumstances to forensic science laboratory (FSL) for test, but reasons behind braid cutting are still unknown. No one has so far seen any person suspected to be behind such incidents
In the meantime, Pakistani Rangers, in order to facilitate terrorists cross over to the Indian side, opened fire on BSF soldiers who had already been fighting the intruders.
A senior Education Department official attributed the mistake to failure on part of officials of the Directorate of School Education to update the status of principals posted at state government run higher secondary schools.
An army spokesperson said that the "Pakistani troops initiated small arms, automatics and mortar fire from 10.35 am along the LoC in Nowshera sector''. "The Indian army was retaliating strongly and effectively,'' he added
Hussain is the second Gujjar to be attacked by alleged gau rakshaks in Jammu region this year. In April, a Gujjar family, including women and children, were attacked near Pouni, in Reasi district, when they were transporting bovines, although they had a valid permit.
One of his accomplice Selection Grade Constable Kulvir Singh, who was posted as Mushi at the police post, is absconding, while another a Special Police Officer has got anticipatory bail from the court.
According to a source, the affected areas included Digwar, Noorkote, Khari, Karmara, Bandi Chechian, Qasba and Kerni. The mortar shelling and small arms fire from across the LoC was going on till 9 pm, though their intensity had come down considerably.
“Unhey yahan par rehney ka adhikar nahi hai. Hum moka dekh rahey hein. Moka dekhtey hi unhey jahan tahan bhejne ka pura prayas rahega. Humara kartavya rahega (They have no right to stay here. We are looking for an opportunity. Once we get one, we will make all efforts to deport them.This will be our duty),” he told mediapersons.
Nayeema Mehjoor, chairperson of J&K women’s commission, told The Indian Express that the Valley has seen few cases of instant triple talaq. In the few cases that emerged, “we involved different clerics from different schools of thoughts, and in most instances they refused to validate the talaq”
While there are 116 residents of PoK in Jammu region, three Indian nationals have to return from Rawalakot. All the passengers will proceed to their respective sides through Kaman Post on Uri-Muzaffarabad road on Monday, Custodian Cross LoC at Chakkan Da Bagh, Tanveer said
A ‘biradari’ hands out tough punishment for talking to a girl; a 25-year-old ends his life
In Jammu, Mehbooba Mufti’s alliance partner and Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh said the BJP will take a call on issues like Article 370 and Article 35 A when it forms a government on its own in J&K.
Deputy Chief Minister Dr Nirmal Singh on Tuesday said that Bharatiya Janata Party will take a call on issues like Article 370 and Article 35 A when it forms the government on its own in Jammu-Kashmir. “The BJP stand on Article 370 and Article 35 A is very clear and we still stick to our […]
The BJP, which is in power in the state in alliance with the PDP, also did not support Article 35A. “It has done damage to the state and the Indian nation,’’ said state BJP spokesperson Sunil Sethi.
Ahmed has claimed that the lawmaker had asked his guards to shoot him. Hussain denied the allegations. He said Ahmed had blocked a road by parking his vehicle in the middle of a bridge. Hussain claimed that Ahmed argued when asked to clear the way.
Station House Officer Mohammad Jahangir said that some elders including two muftis (jurists) had asked Hussain to either pay money to the girl’s family as damages or drink her urine.
NIA has accused Behl of being a courier for money sent from Pakistan to the Geelani-led faction of Hurriyat to organise stone-pelting in Kashmir.
The Army chief was reviewing the security situation and also the operational preparedness of the Army along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir.
RSS leader Indresh Kumar on Thursday called for boycott of Chinese products during religious festivals while saying China will have to retreat from Doklam as it has no other option. He equated Chinese threats to that of a servant, who repeatedly warns his employer over pay hike and finally agrees to continue working on same salary.
RSS functionaries said the meeting was business as usual, but sources said the gathering assumed significance as it is being held here for the first time since 1925, when RSS was founded.
Former sarpanch Hari Singh said that Ranjit, who was posted at Jabalpur, had volunteered for a posting at the Line of Control in Kashmir. “The entire village is in mourning, but we are also proud of him for his supreme sacrifice,” he said.
PDP leaders, including CM Mehbooba Mufti, paid tributes at Mazar-e-Shoudha in the old city. Leaders of other parties, too, were present.