Arun Sharma


Manipur IED explosion: Kin of fallen soldier rues none from J&K govt visited them
Fri, Nov 17, 2017

Bhagat is survived by wife Shashi, who is a constable, one-year-old daughter Aruhi and parents Tinny Ram and Shanko Devi.

Stop pellet guns, involve Pakistan in talks: Hurriyat to government
Sat, Nov 11, 2017

Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani aide says Centre must also release jailed political prisoners

RSS leaders’ killings: Accused’s family awaited his return for marriage, got news of his arrest
Thu, Nov 09, 2017

Punjab Police claims that Jimmy was sending money to terrorists from the UK. His cousin, Tirlok Singh, says that Jimmy sent liberal donations to gurdwaras and poor people in Gadigarh and surrounding areas.

Dineshwar Sharma begins Kashmir talks, meets 13 delegations on Day 1
Tue, Nov 07, 2017

On Tuesday, Dineshwar Sharma is expected to meet approximately 80 people from different delegations.

Dineshwar Sharma’s Kashmir visit: J&K govt urges stakeholders to come forward, keep their point before him
Mon, Nov 06, 2017

Sharma's Kashmir visit: Former IB chief Sharma is the fourth interlocutor appointed by the Government of India since 2002.

Before LoC trade resumes, anxiety at Chakkan Da Bagh
Mon, Nov 06, 2017

The cross-border firing of July 10, which followed shelling from across the border on July 8 and 9, led to the suspension of trade and a bus service. Some of the shells had landed inside the premises of the trade centre.

Government land worth Rs 40 crore usurped in J&K, vigilance department to investigate
Mon, Oct 30, 2017

Sources said an inquiry into land records revealed that in many cases ownership rights were granted in violation of J&K State Lands Act and undue benefits were accorded to private people

BJP trying to clear mess created by Congress: Minister of State Jitendra Singh
Mon, Oct 30, 2017

Minister of State Jitendra Singh alleged that Kashmir problem is an “accumulative outcome of mistakes committed by the Congress”.

If Congress and NC ask publicly, J&K govt will announce holiday on Hari Singh birth anniversary: Deputy CM Nirmal Singh
Fri, Oct 27, 2017

The PDP's member of the Legislative Council, Yuvraj Vikramaditya Singh, who was the party's Jammu face and also the grandson of late Maharaja, resigned from the party, citing the government's indifference over the holiday as one of the reasons.

Dineshwar Sharma not interlocutor, but special representative on J-K: MoS Jitendra Singh
Fri, Oct 27, 2017

Justifying the initiation of the dialogue process, Singh said that situation in the Valley had improved today in view of the killing of over 170 militants, including over one-and-a-half dozen militant commanders.

J-K: Deputy CM dares opposition to publicly demand holiday on Maharaja Hari Singh’s birthday
Thu, Oct 26, 2017

In Valley, they play Kashmir politics and in Jammu, they try to mislead people, Nirmal Singh said, adding that this will not be allowed.

Karan Singh’s son quits PDP, says issues of Jammu region sidelined
Mon, Oct 23, 2017

Vikramaditya Singh, the PDP’s face in Jammu, wrote to Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti: “It is no longer possible for me to be part of a party that continues to disregard the demands and aspirations of Jammu region.”

Situation in Kashmir improving, can see frustration of terrorists: Army chief Bipin Rawat
Sun, Oct 22, 2017

Describing radicalisation as a worldwide phenomenon, General Rawat admitted it is a matter of concern.

Two-year-old among eight civilians injured in Pakistan firing
Thu, Oct 19, 2017

With Pakistani troops indiscriminately firing mortar shells on civilian areas especially Balakote, Gohlad, Phanaha Choki, Nabni, Lanjote, Rellihan, and Biryani Gali, people had a difficult time evacuating the injured to hospitals. People in villages chose to stay indoors as the shelling caused panic.

J-K: Seven hurt in motar shelling by Pakistani troops in Mendhar
Wed, Oct 18, 2017

With shells falling in over half a dozen villages along the LoC in Balakote and Mendhar areas of Jammu and Kashmir, sources said that four people were injured in Balakote area, two in Majakote and one in Biryani Gali areas.

J&K government issues guidelines to accelerate development works, streamline budget spending
Mon, Oct 16, 2017

The J&K government told its departments that expenditure during the last quarter of 2017-18 shall be limited to 30 per cent of the budgetary allocation

Four persons, including two girls, injured in Pak shelling along LoC
Sun, Oct 15, 2017

With this, the number of people injured in unprovoked mortar shelling by Pakistan during the last three days has gone to 10 including six army personnel.

Amandeep murder case: Main accused hangs himself in Udhampur jail
Sun, Oct 15, 2017

The police came to know about the incident only when jail officials brought the undertrial to hospital where doctors declared him as "brought dead".

Junior engineer in J-K fined for ‘dancing at wedding’, made to apologise
Sun, Oct 15, 2017

A video featuring the engineer dancing at the marriage function was sent to Kitchloo by a local, following which the punishment was given.

Swine Flu and Dengue cases sting Jammu ahead of winter
Tue, Oct 10, 2017

While three people have died of Swine Flu, 300 Dengue cases have been registered in the region so far in the Jammu region

J&K: Cops look for JeM team planning to strike security installation
Fri, Oct 06, 2017

J&K: Probe revealed that three JeM modules sneaked into the Valley in July. Police have intensified search for the last group, which could be moving between south and central Kashmir.

10-year-old boy, teenage girl killed in ceasefire violation in J-K’s Poonch
Mon, Oct 02, 2017

Apart from firing at forward Indian positions along the LoC, the Pakistani troops were also targeting civilian areas in Degwar, Shahpur, Kerni and Qasba, sources said. The casualties occurred as some of the shells fell in Kerni village.

Ally BJP tells PDP to review J-K holiday list
Mon, Oct 02, 2017

Many in Jammu do not support the decision to allow the two holidays on July 13 and December 5. They want a public holiday on the birth anniversary of Hari Singh for having initiated numerous public welfare schemes and for signing the Instrument of Accession with the Indian Union.

Review J-K public holidays, including Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah’s birthday: Deputy CM Nirmal Singh to PDP
Sun, Oct 01, 2017

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has asked its Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) ally in the coalition government to have a review of the public holidays, including the birthday of National Conference founder Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah being observed in the state.

BSF detects underground tunnel dug from Pakistan side
Sun, Oct 01, 2017

Indian security forces on Saturday detected an underground cross-border tunnel coming from the Pakistan side into Arnia sector.

After protests over non-veg, Jammu university students face ‘anti-national’ tag
Thu, Sep 28, 2017

On September 1, a student from Kerala wrote to Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan asking him to intervene on their behalf.

Jammu and Kashmir: Pakistan violates ceasefire in Poonch sector, woman injured
Wed, Sep 27, 2017

Jammu and Kashmir: The Pakistani troops were using long range shells which were falling deep inside civilian areas on the Indian side. The people were staying indoors as the shelling was intense, sources said, adding that the Indian army was retaliating.

Hari Singh birth anniversary Protesters seek public holiday, Deputy CM heckled
Sun, Sep 24, 2017

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.

J&K: Pakistan shells border posts in Arnia, RS Pura sectors; two BSF jawans among 5 injured
Sat, Sep 23, 2017

Jammu and Kashmir: Continuous violations of the ceasefire by Pakistan along the Line Of Control has forced the border residents to flee their homes.

Jammu: Two held for attacking SSB men at Banihal
Sat, Sep 23, 2017

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.

Banihal attack: J-K Police arrest two terrorists, hunt on to nab third
Fri, Sep 22, 2017

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.

Braid-cutting: J&K district bans entry of outsiders for 2 months
Wed, Sep 20, 2017

The order under Section 144 of the CrPC shall remain in force for two months, DM said

J-K witnesses multiple Swachta Abhiyaan campaigns on Sunday
Sun, Sep 17, 2017

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.

Three hurt in Pak shelling in Jammu & Kashmir’s Arnia town
Sun, Sep 17, 2017

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.

‘Pakistan does not seem interested in improving ties,’ says Rajnath Singh
Wed, Sep 13, 2017

“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.

Pakistan not interested in improving ties with India, says Rajnath Singh
Tue, Sep 12, 2017

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".