Arun Sharma


Promotion rules be applied objectively: Jammu Kashmir High Court
Thu, Jul 21, 2016

Out-of-turn promotion "is being used to promote officials on the basis of liking and disliking and on consideration other than for which the policy has been formulated,’’ said Justice Tashi Rabstan.

J&K: 5 booked for ‘sedition’ in Kishtwar district
Thu, Jul 21, 2016

The FIRs were registered at Kishtwar police station on July 11 and 15 under Sections 120B (criminal conspiracy), 124A (sedition) and 153A (promoting religious enmity).

Kashmir unrest: 5 booked for ‘sedition’ in Kishtwar district
Thu, Jul 21, 2016

FIR says accused raised anti-India and pro-Pakistan slogans, no arrests so far.

JKCA defies Supreme Court verdict, elects state sports minister Imran Ansari as president
Wed, Jul 20, 2016

Mehboob Iqbal was elected chairman of JKCA, Iqbal Shah was elected general secretary while former cricketer Abdul Rouf became the treasurer.

Caught in Valley protests, Kashmiri Pandits pack bags, head to Jammu
Tue, Jul 19, 2016

Kashmir: State government officials declined to confirm the number of such employees who have left the Valley over the last week, but sources put their number at nearly 600.

Kashmir violence: Three militants killed as Army foils infiltration bid
Sun, Jul 17, 2016

Details such as the identities of the slain militants and the weapons seized from them are awaited.

Riding on faith and Army help, Amarnath Yatra hits the road
Thu, Jul 14, 2016

After protests over the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani forced a three-day suspension of the annual Amarnath yatra, the pilgrimage finally resumed on Tuesday.

Kashmir protest: In Jammu, some rumours, some political links, some denials
Tue, Jul 12, 2016

In one case, police have registered a case against one Ashok Koul for spreading rumours about the death of two Kashmiri Pandits in the Valley.

Amarnath yatra resumes after being suspended on account of violence in Kashmir
Tue, Jul 12, 2016

Nearly 5,000 pilgrims left for the Valley in buses amid tight security in the evening.

Amarnath Yatra resumes after three days, heavy security for pilgrims
Tue, Jul 12, 2016

"After purchasing tickets, the yatris have started sitting in buses and they will be leaving anytime now,’’ said an official at Amarnath Yatri Niwas in Bhagwati Nagar in Jammu.

Jammu temple row: In insane times
Sun, Jul 10, 2016

Almost all agree that the man held for temple ‘sacrilege’ in Jammu is suffering from mental illness. But as VHP flexes muscle and DM sees ‘terror’, that’s not enough to get him out of custody

Amarnath pilgrims stranded after vehicular traffic suspended along Jammu-Srinagar highway
Sat, Jul 09, 2016

However, except two stray incidents of stone pelting, one at a CRPF picket on the national highway and another on a stationary TATA Sumo having some cops sitting inside it, no untoward incident was reported in Banihal town.

In amnesty list, 70 booked in Jammu during Amarnath stir
Thu, Jul 07, 2016

The parents of these youth and they themselves will have to give an undertaking that they will not indulge in such activity in future, said an official government release.

Withdrawal of troops from any area of Jammu at this moment is not proper: Army
Mon, Jul 04, 2016

"As of now, we have reasonable amount of peace, tranquility here and our forces are very well geared up to tackle any challenge which comes up,’’ he said.

Rajouri: Mob sets two vehicles ablaze over death of class 11 student
Mon, Jul 04, 2016

Identified as Danish Rizwan, a resident of Kheora, the deceased was driving a scooty which was hit by a speeding Maruti Eco van.

J&K: Duo who escorted Burhan’s new recruits to PoK held, say cops
Sun, Jul 03, 2016

On May 16, police had nabbed two other Kashmiri youths from near the LoC and had claimed that they, too, owe allegiance to Burhan.

First batch of pilgrims leave Jammu for Amarnath Yatra
Fri, Jul 01, 2016

The 48 day yatra, which will proceed to Amarnath shrine in South Kashmir Himalayas from Pahalgam and Baltal on Saturday, is beginning under the shadow of increased incidents of terrorist attacks in the Valley.

Jammu violence: Medical panel reserves opinion on accused
Thu, Jun 30, 2016

The medical board was constituted by principal of Government Medical College on directions from the government.

Jammu temple row: Police unaware whether youth involved is of ‘unsound mind’
Sat, Jun 25, 2016

The police did not bring Yasir for medical examinations even after all the Board members kept waiting at the hospital till afternoon.

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
Thu, Jul 21, 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.