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Troops detain, search marriage party at LoC, say they had ‘terror inputs’
Thu, Sep 03, 2015

Over 100 guests stopped, bride made to step out of doli thrice; Army says ‘routine check’

J&K: Separatist hardliner Masarat Alam remanded to police custody
Wed, Sep 02, 2015

Masarat Alam was earlier released in March this year after spending four years in jail, triggering a political row in the state.

We too had a role in Amarnath row: Nirmal Singh
Tue, Sep 01, 2015

Stating that the issue was “not too big”, the Deputy CM said it had become imperative to launch an agitation against the “wrong thinking” which had cropped up at that time.

A village on the border spends Raksha Bandhan in anguish, fear after Pak shelling
Sun, Aug 30, 2015

Significantly, despite the repeated shelling, villagers are more anguished by the civil administration than by Pakistan.

India-Pakistan border: Before talks, a flare-up, deaths on either side
Sat, Aug 29, 2015

Several BSF posts were targeted in RS Pura and Arnia sectors in Jammu.

Rahul Gandhi meets victims of Pakistan shelling in J&K
Thu, Aug 27, 2015

Rahul Gandhi visited Balakote tehsil to meet families of those killed in Pakistani shelling on August 15

Udhampur attack: LeT terrorist Naved to record statement
Wed, Aug 26, 2015

Sources said that NIA produced Naved before the CJM in the morning, but the latter asked the terrorist to rethink his decision of making a confession statement.

Pakistani terrorist Naveed to record statement before court
Tue, Aug 25, 2015

Naveed, along with his accomplice Nomen, had attacked a BSF convoy in J&K’s Udhampur.

Rajouri: Students hold V-C hostage
Fri, Aug 21, 2015

The students have demanded removal of Registrar Rashid Choudhary for alleged embezzlement of Rs 19.66 lakh given by Union Ministry for Tribal Affairs for disbursement as scholarship to students.

He stepped out to save a guest’s family, was killed on the way
Tue, Aug 18, 2015

Villagers in Balakote sector mourn their sarpanch, victim of Pakistan mortar shelling.

LoC ceasefire echoes in Delhi, India summons Pakistan envoy
Mon, Aug 17, 2015

On Independence Day, five civilians were killed and five others injured in heavy firing and mortar bomb shelling. A woman was killed on Sunday in heavy mortar shelling from the Pakistani side.

J&K: Death toll rises to six as Pakistan shelling continues in Poonch
Sun, Aug 16, 2015

Identifying the deceased as Nusrat Begum, 38, sources said that she was cooking meals when a shell fell nearby. She died on the spot.

Poonch district: Five civilians killed in Pakistan shelling
Sun, Aug 16, 2015

Pointing out that the injured included men, women and children, sources said the shelling at Balakote started around 12.30 pm.

Ceasefire violation: Instead of exchanging sweets, Pak troops fire mortar shells along LoC
Sat, Aug 15, 2015

The Pakistani troops were firing 82 mm Mortars, the spokesperson said, adding the Indian troops were responding effectively.

Pakistani troops resort to heavy mortar shelling along LoC in Poonch
Sat, Aug 15, 2015

Firing by Pakistan has been going on unabated along the LoC for the last some days causing panic among local people.

Kishtwar: ‘Lashkar man’ in burqa among two held at I-Day venue
Thu, Aug 13, 2015

Both the arrested terrorists happened to be brothers of slain Lashkar terrorist Habib Gujjar who was killed by police and security forces in a joint operation in 2011.

Ceasefire violation: Pakistani troops resort to mortar shelling in Poonch district
Thu, Aug 13, 2015

Sources said that the firing from across the LoC first came in Sawjian sector around 10.30 am and it spread to Balakote area within the next half an hour.

Jammu & Kashmir: Man ‘abducted’ by terrorists returns on his own
Wed, Aug 12, 2015

Before the local police could look into the veracity of the information, the news went viral on social media forcing them to launch a search operation.

Udhampur attack: NIA gets custody of Pak terrorist Mohammad Naved
Wed, Aug 12, 2015

Sources said that the NIA produced Naved before the court in the morning and requested for his remand to enable his custodial interrogation to find out his other links.

J&K police probe if ‘terror attack’ was family dispute
Mon, Aug 10, 2015

Sources said that information gathered by police from locals and the nearest paramilitary picket also suggested that there was no terror attack.

Udhampur: Attack on police post may not be terrorist strike, says J-K govt
Sat, Aug 08, 2015

The matter is being investigated, the sources said, adding that senior police officers are looking for the reasons that led to firing.

Jammu: No end in sight to AIIMS stir
Sat, Aug 08, 2015

Body demanding institute in Jammu says agitation will go on.

J-K: Massive search ops underway to nab terrorists who attacked police post
Fri, Aug 07, 2015

Nearly a dozen terrorists had attacked the police post around 9.15 pm where only four SPOs were present at that time. However, the latter repulsed the attack engaging terrorists throughout night.

Arrested terrorist Muhammad Naveed trained in same Lashkar camp as Ajmal Kasab
Fri, Aug 07, 2015

Story parallel to that of Kasab: Lashkar tapped grinding poverty for jihad; Naveed has 3 siblings, father works in fields.

Udhampur terrorist attack: Day after, terrorists target police post, 2 SPOs injured
Fri, Aug 07, 2015

The last terror attack in Basantgarh area had taken place in May 2006 when terrorists had killed 13 Hindus there.

Udhampur attack: LeT commander, who was behind Armymen’s killing in 2013, had sent terrorists
Thu, Aug 06, 2015

Lashkar-e-Toiba commander Abu Qasimne had sent the two terrorists to Jammu who attacked a BSF convoy killing two jawans and injuring 10 others at Narsu nullah near Chenani on the Jammu-Srinagar national highway.

Pakistani terrorists were looking for other target: BSF
Thu, Aug 06, 2015

“The attack on BSF convoy was just a chance…The BSF convoy was not their primary target,’’ said Sharma.

J&K encounter: Terrorist from Pakistan caught after attack on BSF
Thu, Aug 06, 2015

The terror strike, which came nine days after terrorists attacked Dinanagar police station in Punjab, was the first in Udhampur district after over a decade.

Jammu AIIMS row: Lawyers clash with cops on Day 2; Congress, NC join protests
Sun, Aug 02, 2015

The lawyers were led by Abhinav Sharma, chairperson of AIIMS coordination committee, which has called the bandh. Earlier, the lawyers had a tiff with police outside the state BJP office in Kachhi Chowani area.

Demand for AIIMS: Stone-pelting, lathicharge mar bandh call in Jammu
Sat, Aug 01, 2015

A coordination committee formed for pressing the government for setting up an AIIMS in Jammu comprises lawyers, traders, industrialists and civil society members.

Why the Pakistan fidayeen fixed Punjab in their crosshairs
Wed, Jul 29, 2015

Could be tighter security in J&K; they could also have been trying to widen terror arc, says Arun Sharma.

Jammu or Punjab? No clarity on attackers’ route
Wed, Jul 29, 2015

The authorities in both Jammu & Kashmir and Punjab shrugged off the possibility of the terrorists crossing over into India from their side of the border.

AIIMS row: Coordination committee holds ‘Lalkaar rally’ in Jammu, JKNPP to launch Jail Bharo Andolan
Sun, Jul 26, 2015

The AIIMS coordination committee (ACC) that has been spearheading the agitation of setting up of the premier health institution in Jammu held a 'Lalkaar rally' on Saturday.

Curfew continues to remain in force over IS flag burning in Rajouri
Thu, Jul 23, 2015

Police and para military personnel were deployed in strength and outlets of all the lanes and bylanes sealed with barbed wire fence to prevent movement of people.

Curfew imposed after protests over burning of IS flag in Rajouri
Wed, Jul 22, 2015

Confirming imposition of curfew in the town, Rajouri Deputy Commissioner, Deepti Uppal, told The Indian Express that the Army has been asked to carry out flag march.

Jammu: Shiv Sena, Dogra Front activists gherao assembly Speaker over AIIMS centre
Tue, Jul 21, 2015

As the Speaker came out of his vehicle on way to the airport, the activists gheraoed him and raised slogans demanding setting up of AIIMS at Jammu.