Arun Sharma


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".

Pakistan will have to stop firing, today or tomorrow: Rajnath Singh
Tue, Sep 12, 2017

Referring to the Central government ‘s decision to raise four battalions of the India Reserve Police, Singh said he has asked the Director General of Police to expedite the recruitment process and ensure that 60 per cent recruits are from among youth living in border areas.

Jammu-Kashmir: Rajnath Singh warns Pakistan over repeated ceasefire violations
Mon, Sep 11, 2017

This was the third incident of ceasefire violation by Pakistan in the last three days.

Regional tussle, unmet promises confront Congess team in Jammu
Mon, Sep 11, 2017

At a meeting with members of Congress executive committee in Jammu, a former legislator told the group, “Discrimination with Jammu and Ladakh is still going on. This needs to be addressed.”

Former PM Manmohan Singh in Jammu to discuss issues confronting the state
Sun, Sep 10, 2017

The group will begin with interacting with senior Party leaders at Congress executive committee meeting. Later, they will also meet leaders of mainstream opposition parties, besides different delegations of civil society.

Army will cross LoC and strike if needed, says northern commander
Fri, Sep 08, 2017

‘Surgical strike was to send message: LoC can be breached’

Jammu and Kashmir: Braid cutting incidents cause panic among residents
Tue, Sep 05, 2017

Senior police officials said that they have sent samples of hair cut under mysterious circumstances to forensic science laboratory (FSL) for test, but reasons behind braid cutting are still unknown. No one has so far seen any person suspected to be behind such incidents

BSF kills Pakistani intruder, foils ‘forced’ infiltration attempt in Samba district
Mon, Sep 04, 2017

In the meantime, Pakistani Rangers, in order to facilitate terrorists cross over to the Indian side, opened fire on BSF soldiers who had already been fighting the intruders.

A dead teacher taking classes in state government run school in Jammu and Kashmir !
Fri, Sep 01, 2017

A senior Education Department official attributed the mistake to failure on part of officials of the Directorate of School Education to update the status of principals posted at state government run higher secondary schools.

J-K: Pakistan violates ceasefire in Rajouri, fires mortar shells
Wed, Aug 30, 2017

An army spokesperson said that the "Pakistani troops initiated small arms, automatics and mortar fire from 10.35 am along the LoC in Nowshera sector''. "The Indian army was retaliating strongly and effectively,'' he added

Walking behind a youth with cow, 70-yr-old attacked by ‘gau rakshaks’
Tue, Aug 29, 2017

Hussain is the second Gujjar to be attacked by alleged gau rakshaks in Jammu region this year. In April, a Gujjar family, including women and children, were attacked near Pouni, in Reasi district, when they were transporting bovines, although they had a valid permit.

J-K: Police sub inspector in Samba allows criminal to come out of jail, arrested
Mon, Aug 28, 2017

One of his accomplice Selection Grade Constable Kulvir Singh, who was posted as Mushi at the police post, is absconding, while another a Special Police Officer has got anticipatory bail from the court.

Four hurt in Pakistan shelling along LoC in Poonch and Rajouri districts
Mon, Aug 28, 2017

According to a source, the affected areas included Digwar, Noorkote, Khari, Karmara, Bandi Chechian, Qasba and Kerni. The mortar shelling and small arms fire from across the LoC was going on till 9 pm, though their intensity had come down considerably.

Looking for opportunity to deport Rohingyas, Bangla nationals: MoS
Fri, Aug 25, 2017

“Unhey yahan par rehney ka adhikar nahi hai. Hum moka dekh rahey hein. Moka dekhtey hi unhey jahan tahan bhejne ka pura prayas rahega. Humara kartavya rahega (They have no right to stay here. We are looking for an opportunity. Once we get one, we will make all efforts to deport them.This will be our duty),” he told mediapersons.

J&K welcomes verdict but wary of BJP pushing ‘agenda’
Wed, Aug 23, 2017

Nayeema Mehjoor, chairperson of J&K women’s commission, told The Indian Express that the Valley has seen few cases of instant triple talaq. In the few cases that emerged, “we involved different clerics from different schools of thoughts, and in most instances they refused to validate the talaq”

PoK residents to return tomorrow
Sun, Aug 20, 2017

While there are 116 residents of PoK in Jammu region, three Indian nationals have to return from Rawalakot. All the passengers will proceed to their respective sides through Kaman Post on Uri-Muzaffarabad road on Monday, Custodian Cross LoC at Chakkan Da Bagh, Tanveer said

Just ‘friends’
Sun, Aug 20, 2017

A ‘biradari’ hands out tough punishment for talking to a girl; a 25-year-old ends his life

Mehbooba Mufti hails PM Modi’s remark, ally BJP says call on Article 35A not now
Wed, Aug 16, 2017

In Jammu, Mehbooba Mufti’s alliance partner and Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh said the BJP will take a call on issues like Article 370 and Article 35 A when it forms a government on its own in J&K.

Will take call on Article 370, 35 A once in majority government: Jammu-Kashmir Dy CM Nirmal Singh
Tue, Aug 15, 2017

Deputy Chief Minister Dr Nirmal Singh on Tuesday said that Bharatiya Janata Party will take a call on issues like Article 370 and Article 35 A when it forms the government on its own in Jammu-Kashmir. “The BJP stand on Article 370 and Article 35 A is very clear and we still stick to our […]

Parties in Jammu: Article 35A ‘unconstitutional’, ‘stifling’
Sun, Aug 13, 2017

The BJP, which is in power in the state in alliance with the PDP, also did not support Article 35A. “It has done damage to the state and the Indian nation,’’ said state BJP spokesperson Sunil Sethi.

Jammu & Kashmir: PDP MLA booked for ‘assaulting’ teacher
Wed, Aug 09, 2017

Ahmed has claimed that the lawmaker had asked his guards to shoot him.  Hussain denied the allegations. He said Ahmed had blocked a road by parking his vehicle in the middle of a bridge. Hussain claimed that Ahmed argued when asked to clear the way.

Rape accused kills self after being told to drink urine
Wed, Aug 02, 2017

Station House Officer Mohammad Jahangir said that some elders including two muftis (jurists) had asked Hussain to either pay money to the girl’s family as damages or drink her urine.

NIA raids home of Jammu lawyer with Syed Ali Shah Geelani links, questions him
Mon, Jul 31, 2017

NIA has accused Behl of being a courier for money sent from Pakistan to the Geelani-led faction of Hurriyat to organise stone-pelting in Kashmir.

Army chief Bipin Rawat visits forward ares of J-K, tells soldiers to be ‘ever ready’ 
Sat, Jul 29, 2017

The Army chief was reviewing the security situation and also the operational preparedness of the Army along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir.

Indresh Kumar calls for boycott of Chinese products
Fri, Jul 28, 2017

RSS leader Indresh Kumar on Thursday called for boycott of Chinese products during religious festivals while saying China will have to retreat from Doklam as it has no other option. He equated Chinese threats to that of a servant, who repeatedly warns his employer over pay hike and finally agrees to continue working on same salary.

For first time, RSS annual meet in J&K from today
Sat, Jul 15, 2017

RSS functionaries said the meeting was business as usual, but sources said the gathering assumed significance as it is being held here for the first time since 1925, when RSS was founded.

Two soldiers killed in ceasefire violation: ‘I will join the Army, take revenge for father’s death’
Fri, Jul 14, 2017

Former sarpanch Hari Singh said that Ranjit, who was posted at Jabalpur, had volunteered for a posting at the Line of Control in Kashmir. “The entire village is in mourning, but we are also proud of him for his supreme sacrifice,” he said.

BJP skips Kashmir’s Martyr’s day: ‘alliance only for governance’
Fri, Jul 14, 2017

PDP leaders, including CM Mehbooba Mufti, paid tributes at Mazar-e-Shoudha in the old city. Leaders of other parties, too, were present.