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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.

MoS Jitendra Singh links attacks on cellular towers in J&K to separatist politics
Fri, Jun 05, 2015

The cellular services in parts of Kashmir got disrupted following terrorist attacks on people on whose land the mobile towers were erected.

Jammu: Curfew imposed after one death in Sikh-police clash over removal of Bhindrawale’s poster
Fri, Jun 05, 2015

Over a dozen people were injured as police resorted to cane charge, lobbed teargas shells and even fired warning shots in the air to quell violence that broke out on Thursday afternoon over the removal of a hoarding carrying the photo of Jarnail Singh Bhindrawale.

MoS Jitendra Singh assures that AIIMS will be first set up in Jammu
Sat, Jun 06, 2015

The Union Minister of State for the PMO, Dr Jitendra Singh on Thursday said that AIIMS will be first set up in Jammu than any other part of the state.

Protest in Jammu over removal of Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale’s poster
Thu, Jun 04, 2015

Bhindranwale, considered to be one of the most prominent faces of militancy during the insurgency in Punjab, was killed during the Army’s Operation Blue Star in June 1984.

Gujjar youth to get Army training
Thu, Jun 04, 2015

The assurance came from Lt General K J Singh, during the first ever interaction between Army and leaders of the local Gujjar community in the Kathua district.

After attacks on telecom facilities, J&K govt provides security to cell operators
Wed, Jun 03, 2015

Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed directed police to provide security to mobile towers beside those managing them and thwart any attempt to disrupt cellular services in the Valley.

Tamil Nadu engineer nabbed near international border in J&K
Sun, May 31, 2015

One newspaper clipping carrying a world map showing ISIS areas of influence, a paper containing some phone numbers, Rs 140 in Indian currency and some blank slips of J&K Bank and Axis Bank ATM were seized from him.

Simply put: As promised lake on Tawi crawls, patience runs dry in Jammu
Fri, May 29, 2015

On Wednesday, Jammu greeted Rajnath Singh with a bandh to protest the state government’s decision to scrap the artificial lake.

Confront those who wave Pakistan flags: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh in Jammu
Thu, May 28, 2015

“Some elements have been raising pro-Pakistan slogans and displaying Pakistani flags. I appeal to the people to boycott such elements,’’ he said here.

Anybody trying to harm nation’s pride will be given a befitting reply: Rajnath Singh
Wed, May 27, 2015

Rajnath Singh said that "anybody trying to harm nation's pride and reputation will be given a befitting reply".

Bandh against alleged shifting of AIIMS to Kashmir Valley in Jammu
Wed, May 27, 2015

President of Jammu Bar Association Abhinav Sharma said that they have no objection to Kashmir getting an AIIMS, but Jammu shall get the one announced for it by the Centre during its union budget in Parliament.

Geelani’s request for passport: Unnecessary politics over humanitarian issue, says son
Sat, May 23, 2015

Geelani, his wife and his son, Dr Naseem, had applied for passports online.

Hurriyat hardliner Syed Ali Shah Geelani must apologize for ‘anti-India’ activities: Jitendra Singh
Wed, May 20, 2015

Jitendra Singh also said that MEA is yet to take a final call over Geelani’s request for an Indian passport.

J&K: Mahila Congress workers gherao Dy CM’s residence over AIIMS issue
Mon, May 18, 2015

The demonstration continued for nearly an hour and later, the protesters dispersed. Singh, who happens to be BJP legislator from Billawar, was not present there at that time.

J&K shelves project for artificial lake in Jammu
Sun, May 17, 2015

A project for the construction of an artificial lake over Tawi was first conceived during Ghulam Nabi Azad’s rule between 2006-08.

BJP set to hold ‘orientation camps’ for J&K legislators
Wed, May 06, 2015

Senior party leaders, including Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, may interact with participants at the workshop.

In Jammu, parents wait for news of sons
Tue, Apr 28, 2015

Pandit Rikhi Ram has not been able to contact his two sons since Saturday, with phone links down.