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Jammu AIIMS row: Lawyers clash with cops on Day 2; Congress, NC join protests
Sun, Aug 02, 2015

The lawyers were led by Abhinav Sharma, chairperson of AIIMS coordination committee, which has called the bandh. Earlier, the lawyers had a tiff with police outside the state BJP office in Kachhi Chowani area.

Demand for AIIMS: Stone-pelting, lathicharge mar bandh call in Jammu
Sat, Aug 01, 2015

A coordination committee formed for pressing the government for setting up an AIIMS in Jammu comprises lawyers, traders, industrialists and civil society members.

Why the Pakistan fidayeen fixed Punjab in their crosshairs
Wed, Jul 29, 2015

Could be tighter security in J&K; they could also have been trying to widen terror arc, says Arun Sharma.

Jammu or Punjab? No clarity on attackers’ route
Wed, Jul 29, 2015

The authorities in both Jammu & Kashmir and Punjab shrugged off the possibility of the terrorists crossing over into India from their side of the border.

AIIMS row: Coordination committee holds ‘Lalkaar rally’ in Jammu, JKNPP to launch Jail Bharo Andolan
Sun, Jul 26, 2015

The AIIMS coordination committee (ACC) that has been spearheading the agitation of setting up of the premier health institution in Jammu held a 'Lalkaar rally' on Saturday.

Curfew continues to remain in force over IS flag burning in Rajouri
Thu, Jul 23, 2015

Police and para military personnel were deployed in strength and outlets of all the lanes and bylanes sealed with barbed wire fence to prevent movement of people.

Curfew imposed after protests over burning of IS flag in Rajouri
Wed, Jul 22, 2015

Confirming imposition of curfew in the town, Rajouri Deputy Commissioner, Deepti Uppal, told The Indian Express that the Army has been asked to carry out flag march.

Jammu: Shiv Sena, Dogra Front activists gherao assembly Speaker over AIIMS centre
Tue, Jul 21, 2015

As the Speaker came out of his vehicle on way to the airport, the activists gheraoed him and raised slogans demanding setting up of AIIMS at Jammu.

J&K: Tension escalates in Rajouri over ISIS flag
Tue, Jul 21, 2015

Some VHP and Bajrang Dal activists had on Eid prepared an ISIS flag with a black piece of paper and written with chalk a Kalima Tayyaba carrying the name of Prophet and then burnt it.

Tension in Rajouri over burning of IS flag by VHP, Bajrang Dal
Tue, Jul 21, 2015

Muslims in Rajouri have threatened to observe bandh on Tuesday if the police do not arrest the Vishwa Hindu Parishad and Bajrang Dal activists for burning ISIS flag, with Kalima Tayyaba from holy Quran written on it, on Eid.

Pakistan shells Indian posts along LoC, 5 injured
Sun, Jul 19, 2015

Sources said that some of the mortar shells also fell in the village spoiling Eid festivity among the locals.

PM Modi senses the weather: Expect stormy start to monsoon session
Sat, Jul 18, 2015

This is the essence of democracy, he added while speaking at a function in connection with the birth centenary celebrations of a late Congress leader Girdhari Lal Dogra at General Zorawar Singh Auditorium in Jammu University.

Third ceasefire violation by Pakistan in the last 24 hours, India retaliates
Thu, Jul 16, 2015

Pakistani Rangers and regular troops targeted forward Indian positions with mortar shells both along the IB in R S Pura and Tawi area of Jammu

One killed, 5 injured in Pakistan mortar shelling
Thu, Jul 16, 2015

The Rangers opened fire on a BSF constable guarding a border outpost along the International Border in Akhnoor sector.

Congress stalwart’s birth centenary chosen for PM’s J&K package launch
Wed, Jul 15, 2015

Modi, along with Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, is set to visit Jammu on July 17 to attend the event to honour Pt Dogra.

J&K: Excavation of Chenani-Nashri tunnel complete
Tue, Jul 14, 2015

Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari and state's Deputy Chief Minister Dr Nirmal Singh were among the various dignitaries present on the occasion.

Jammu & Kashmir: 2 held in elementary teacher training racket
Sun, Jul 12, 2015

Lured through touts, students paid between Rs 45,000 and Rs 80,000 per year for the two-year course to get degrees and certificates from the institutes.

J&K: Pakistan fires shells at BSF posts in Arnia
Mon, Jul 06, 2015

After a lull of nearly seven months, Pakistani Rangers once again resorted to mortar shelling without any provocation at forward Indian posts along the international border in Arnia sector on Sunday evening.

Girl stripped in public in J&K, Armyman among 5 accused
Sun, Jul 05, 2015

This is the second such incident in less than a year in Udhampur.

J&K minister in a soup for touching woman doctor’s collar
Thu, Jul 02, 2015

BJP leader Chaudhary Lal Singh, who is Minister for Health, had gone to the government hospital in Lakhanpur to check preparedness ahead of the start of Amarnath yatra

J&K: Police arrest two in murder case
Sun, Jun 28, 2015

THE Jammu & Kashmir Police on Sunday arrested two villagers and claimed to have solved a murder case involving the killing of a 70-year-old Gujjar Saraj Din and his son Beniya at village Sadota in Pancheri area of hilly Udhampur district last week.

BJP asks its J&K ministers ‘to do better’
Sun, Jun 28, 2015

The participants reportedly said that BJP ministers should remain in touch with party workers as they are the eyes and ears of the government.

Tribal women gets rights in ancestor’s property, breaks age old practice
Fri, Jun 26, 2015

Justice Sharma upheld an order passed by District judge Chamba in 2002 to grant legal rights to the women in the family property.

Expert panel suggestions: Fried food, cold drinks now banned at Amarnath yatra
Fri, Jun 26, 2015

Won’t get puri, halwa, pizza, burger or stuffed parantha from this year.

Jammu cop commits suicide after allegedly killing taxi driver
Wed, Jun 24, 2015

Identified as constable Ghirdara Singh of SOG, sources said that he consumed harpic in the SOG Lines. He has been hospitalized.

22-year-old shot dead in police custody in Jammu
Tue, Jun 23, 2015

Police have registered a murder case against five SOG personnel, including an assistant sub-inspector.

Pakistani Rangers violate ceasefire again, target border outposts in RS Pura sector
Mon, Jun 22, 2015

These incidents of firing have come amidst reports about a large number of terrorists having assembled at launching pads waiting for an opportunity to cross over to the Indian side.

Jammu: Jailer, three constables booked for ‘pocketing’ historical coins
Sun, Jun 21, 2015

As the coins, when rubbed, glittered like gold, the jail inmates handed them over to Havaldar Ravi Kumar and Mohan Lal.

International Yoga Day: In Bihar, it’s mostly a private or Central affair
Fri, Jun 19, 2015

The biggest yoga camp for the state will be organised at Patna’s Moinul Haq Stadium by Patanjali Yogpeeth with Nehru Yuva Kendra.

Former minister G M Mir Poonchi dies at 81
Fri, Jun 12, 2015

Chief Minister Mufti Sayeed expressed grief over Poonchi’s death. Conveying his condolences to the bereaved family, Mufti said that he was a visionary and secular leader.

Explained: How AIIMS is pulling Jammu and Valley apart all over again
Mon, Jun 08, 2015

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley announced in the Budget the setting up of an AIIMS in Jammu and Kashmir.

Married recently, slain soldier was coming home
Sun, Jun 07, 2015

Vijay had been keen to join the Army since his childhood, but was always dissuaded by his grandmother Nainti Devi.

Jammu Sikh man death: Family still in shock
Sat, Jun 06, 2015

Jasjit was not the part of mob that pelted stones on police in protest over the removal of the hoarding featuring militant Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale, the family says.

Jammu violence: Constable booked for murder of Sikh man
Sat, Jun 06, 2015

Some miscreants stabbed a constable and fled with his AK-47 rifle, civil administration orders closure of all educational institutions.

Miscreants stab constable, run away with his AK-47 rifle in Jammu amidst Sikh-police clashes
Fri, Jun 05, 2015

The injured constable has been identified as Joginder Pal of Mirpur in Kathua district.

Jitendra Singh: Amarnath yatra can be held throughout the year
Fri, Jun 05, 2015

Accuses separatists of politicising issue; assures AIIMS will come up in Jammu.