Arun Sharma


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.

J-K: Youth involved in sacrilege of temple detained under Public Safety Act
Fri, Jun 24, 2016

His detention took place on late Wednesday evening less than 24 hours before he had to be produced before duty magistrate after the expiry of his six day police remand.

Terrorists hiding in Pathankot, can attack again: House panel
Wed, Jun 22, 2016

“After returning from Pathankot, we had informed the government that there will be another terror attack because some terrorists are still hiding there,’’ said P Bhattacharya.

Jammu temple row: Out of 22 arrested, one from BJP, other a Bajrang Dal activist
Tue, Jun 21, 2016

Rohit Sharma was the only Bajrang Dal activist apprehended by police as others managed to escape.

Jammu temple row: Accused Yasir Alfaz remanded to six days police custody
Sun, Jun 19, 2016

The duty magistrate directed the investigating officer to expedite investigation and get the accused medically examined under rules.

State govt on Jammu incidents: ‘Temple sacrilege a form of intelligent terrorism’
Sat, Jun 18, 2016

In this form of terrorist attack (intelligent terror), he need not cross the border, nor carry a gun.

J&K govt restores broadband Internet services across state
Sat, Jun 18, 2016

Gurbachan Singh, a suspended constable of Jammu Kashmir police, kicked the Shiva idol at Nanak Nagar temple on Thursday

Student who ‘fired at Shiva idol’ 2 years ago found dead at home
Sat, Jun 18, 2016

The victim Syed was a third-year law student studying at a private college in Jammu

J&K: Another temple ‘sacrilege’ in Jammu, one held
Fri, Jun 17, 2016

The constable is purportedly a drug addict and was suspended from service two years ago for allegedly being under the influence of drugs even during duty hours.

Jammu temple row: 22 detained for arson released after ‘VHP threat’
Thu, Jun 16, 2016

After a senior police officer refused to release the 22 men, VHP leader Leela Karn Sharma threatened a “repeat of the 2008 Amarnath agitation”, which had sparked communal violence in the region.

J&K: Youth responsible for temple desecration is mentally unsound
Wed, Jun 15, 2016

The police have arrested the youth who has been undergoing treatment from a psychiatrist for the past many years and apprehended nearly a dozen people indulging in arson and violence.

More border routes likely to be opened: Mehbooba
Wed, Jun 15, 2016

Uri-Muzzafarabad and Poonch-Rawalkot are the only two trade routes that is allowed along the LOC.

Communal tension in Jammu after temple ‘desecration’
Wed, Jun 15, 2016

The suspect, identified as Yasir Alfaz of Shiva village in Doda district, was arrested. Police said he was of unsound mind.

More routes connecting J&K and PoK to be opened soon: Mehbooba Mufti
Wed, Jun 15, 2016

"Last time when I went to Delhi and met the Union Home Minister, he hinted on the opening of some more routes," Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti said.

J-K: Woman killed in attack at CRPF camp in Udhampur; lone terrorist gunned down
Tue, Jun 14, 2016

Terrorists on Monday open fired at CRPF and police bus in Kud area of Jammu & Kashmir's Udhampur district.

J-K govt bans all ‘private airborne activity’ near defence installation
Mon, Jun 13, 2016

A ban has been declared on all sorts of "private airborne activity'' within a radius of one km from any defence/security forces installation in Jammu for a period of 60 days.

Vaishnodevi shrine: Alert sounded after police recover Army uniform
Sat, Jun 11, 2016

An Army uniform, along with a pair of shoes, were found abandoned at Domail late Friday evening after a local shopkeeper reportedly saw two men carrying rucksacks move in suspicious manner.

Perjury charge: Did father-daughter save killer of other daughter, judge asks
Wed, Jun 08, 2016

The case pertained to the murder of one Vaishno Devi who, following strained relationship with her husband was living at the house of her father Thakur Dass.

J&K: 3 BSF jawans killed in ambush, Hizbul claims responsibility
Sat, Jun 04, 2016

Army and Special Operation Group of Police launched an operation in the area to track the suspected militants involved in the attack

No teachers, labs or roads but students of this J&K school invite a probe for protesting
Wed, Jun 01, 2016

Set up in 1935, the Khaned school is one of the oldest schools in J&K, and one of the two higher secondary schools in Basantgarh. The eight-room school has 313 students.

No teachers or roads, protest only option for these students
Tue, May 31, 2016

The school doesn’t have a teacher for any of the science subjects or for math.

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"