Sunday, Nov 23, 2014

ARUN SHARMA

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Situation tense in Jammu town as PDP candidate’s son opens fire on Congress candidate
Sun, Nov 23, 2014

Sharu, who also happens to be the grandson of former Deputy CM Mangat Ram Sharma has been arrested and the pistil seized.

Article 370 decision rests with people, says Rajnath
Thu, Nov 20, 2014

Rajnath blamed opponents for creating a divide between the Jammu and Kashmir regions.

Released Indian fishermen to return from Sri Lanka tomorrow
Wed, Nov 19, 2014

Five of them are slated to land at Chennai international airport on Thursday.

The people will decide whether Article 370 has benefitted them or not: Rajnath Singh
Wed, Nov 19, 2014

"We do not want to get public support by creating fear, but by winning their hearts,’’ Singh said.

Modi in 3D, among the masses
Wed, Nov 19, 2014

The three vehicles have arrived from Gujarat; two will travel through Jammu region and the third will go to Kashmir.

Pandit voters rise 4%+ since LS polls
Wed, Nov 19, 2014

Registration for later 3 phases open until 10 days before polling; count expected to increase.

Article 370 stays unless people want it to go, says BJP candidate
Tue, Nov 18, 2014

Should the article be touched, Hina Bhat warned, people in Kashmir would again take to the gun, including herself.

Kashmiri Pandits set terms to parties
Tue, Nov 18, 2014

Kashmiri Pandits can potentially swing the results in some seats, especially where a boycott call by separatists keeps the turnout low.

Amid rush for tickets, a spate of switchovers
Sat, Nov 15, 2014

The two were reportedly angry over their parties fielding someone else from their respective constituencies.

Omar regime ignored flood warning: BJP ‘chargesheet’
Sat, Nov 15, 2014

Minister of State in the PMO Dr Jitendra Singh said that MET had sent alerts to J&K govt for "five straight days" before floods.

After Ajatshatru’s switch, family has a member each in BJP, Cong, PDP
Thu, Nov 13, 2014

Ajatshatru says he has joined the BJP for “people’s desire to have a corruption- and dynasty-free government”.

J-K Congress slams Modi-Sajjad Lone meeting
Tue, Nov 11, 2014

The Congress leader cautioned and also warned the Central government against any attempt to launch any such person in state as it will have dire consequences.

Jammu West PDP candidate release own election manifesto
Tue, Nov 11, 2014

Dhaman, who described it his written "vision document" for people of his constituency, said it also had the approval of party high command.

Karan Singh’s son set to join BJP
Sun, Nov 09, 2014

Significantly, two months ago, his elder brother Vikramaditya Singh had joined the PDP in Jammu.

Soz and Azad to stay out of election fray
Fri, Nov 07, 2014

Soz said Azad and he took the decision much before the Election Commission announced dates of assembly polls in the state.

BJP hands out reward and punishment in Jammu and Kashmir
Tue, Nov 04, 2014

13 Muslim candidates including a woman in first list of 45, no room for six sitting MLAs once suspended for voting for NC-Congress nominees in council.

BJP fields youth, leaders with clean image for Kashmir polls
Mon, Nov 03, 2014

Riding on pro-Amarnath land sentiments in Hindu dominated areas of Jammu, BJP had won 11 seats in the legislative assembly in 2008 polls.

Ladakh organises inter school competitions to celebrate spirit of Indian army
Tue, Oct 28, 2014

The celebrations commenced with an inter school competition including football, volleyball, handball matches.

J&K minister Sham Lal Sharma resigns ahead of assembly polls
Sat, Oct 25, 2014

Sharma, who has submitted his resignation, is a Congress legislator from Akhnoor and he is known as firebrand party leader.

Pakistan troops resort to unprovoked shelling, India retaliates
Fri, Oct 24, 2014

Pakistani troops resorted to unprovoked mortar shelling on forward Indian positions in Balakote sector of Poonch.

Hours before Narendra Modi’s arrival at Srinagar, Pakistan resorts to unprovoked firing
Thu, Oct 23, 2014

Before this, the ceasefire was violated twice on Oct. 17 along the Line of Control (LoC) in Hamirpur sector of Poonch district.

J&K Police foil terror plot
Thu, Oct 23, 2014

Two held ahead of Modi visit.

No homecoming this Diwali
Wed, Oct 22, 2014

Thousands who had fled from their homes amidst Pak shelling are not willing to return as reports of firing keep pouring in.

Over a month later, dog found alive under J&K landslide debris
Tue, Oct 21, 2014

Forty villagers were buried alive along with their houses and cattle after Saddal village near Pancheri disappeared in landslides.

Pakistan violates ceasefire twice along LoC in R S Pura sector
Sat, Oct 18, 2014

The last time on October 13, they had fired a few mortar shells on the Indian side at Arnia and Saujjian areas.

Pakistani troops resume mortar shelling along LoC, India retaliates
Wed, Oct 15, 2014

Sources said that mortar shelling by the Pakistani troops across the LoC started at around 9 am.

J&K inspector wins UN award for leading female police corps in Afghanistan
Wed, Oct 15, 2014

UN Police Division, in a communication to the Indian Mission, said that Shakti has “contributed to the improvement of the status of female police.

Jammu: Unprovoked shelling by Pakistan forces villagers to flee to safer areas
Tue, Oct 14, 2014

These people hail from Arnia, Trewa, Nikkkowal, Jora Farm, Suchetgarh, Abdullian, Chinore, Pargwal, Garkhal and Hamirpurkona.

Except Arnia, no reports of shelling by Pakistan since Sunday
Mon, Oct 13, 2014

The firing along the entire 200 kms long border from Kathua to Pargwal had stopped on the late evening of October 9.

Pakistan resumes firing in Arnia sector of Jammu district
Sun, Oct 12, 2014

Pakistani troops have resorted to mortar shelling on forward Indian positions along the LoC in around 12.45 pm.

Pakistani Rangers resume shelling, fire at forward posts in Poonch
Sat, Oct 11, 2014

Nearly a dozen Indian posts were affected, sources said, adding that the Indian Army troops were retaliating effectively.

Uneasy calm on border as guns fall silent
Sat, Oct 11, 2014

Eight people have died so far and over 80 have been injured on the Indian side since October 3.

Day after India’s stern warning, Pakistani mortar guns fall silent along international border
Fri, Oct 10, 2014

"There has been no firing along the border tonight since 8.20 pm,’’ said sources in the BSF.

11 injured as Pakistan pounds 150 villages
Fri, Oct 10, 2014

At least eight people, including three Border Security Forces personnel, were injured as firing by Pakistani Rangers.

Pakistan continues to violate ceasefire along LoC, target villages; two women killed, dozen injured
Thu, Oct 09, 2014

Pakistan Rangers shelled border outposts and villages in Samba and Kathua along with Jammu during the night.

Pakistan continues to target civilian areas with mortar shells; India sounds alert in villages
Wed, Oct 08, 2014

Pakistan continued targeting civilian areas with mortar shells all along the international border.