Arun Sharma


J&K: Reports of bus accident false, will take action against rumour mongers, say police
Thu, May 25, 2017

Thousands of people living in villages along the Mughal road too came on the road to get details about the accident.

J-K: Army announces punitive fire assaults on Pakistan posts, shows video clip
Wed, May 24, 2017

Pre-emptive action taken to counter terror in Valley: Arun Jaitley

J-K: Inspection finds half of Rajouri’s 1,200 anganwadi centres shut
Tue, May 23, 2017

The inspection found a number of the centres had been shut for nearly a year but monthly salaries — Rs 3,600 for an anganwadi worker and Rs 1,850 for a helper — were being drawn regularly.

Jammu and Kashmir: Blast in car parked at Kishtwar bus stand, one injured
Tue, May 16, 2017

The explosion has come in the wake of reports about Lashkar trying to revive militancy in Chenab Valley which comprises Kishtwar, Doda and Ramban districts.

Pakistan shelling continues in Rajouri sector, 1,000 evacuated
Mon, May 15, 2017

The cloud of smoke emanating from the forest on the mountain ridges along the LoC is visible from Nowshera town.

Jammu-Kashmir: Pakistan resorts to mortar shelling in Rajouri sector
Sun, May 14, 2017

There have been no reports of any injuries or casualties so far.

Pakistan shells kill 14-year-old, her uncle; seven injured
Sun, May 14, 2017

Defence Ministry spokesperson Lt Colonel Manish Mehta said that “Indian troops were retaliating strongly and effectively”.

LeT module busted, SPO among 7 held
Sun, May 14, 2017

Bashir had worked for 139 TA battalion while his nephew, Altaf Ahmed, served as an SPO in Doda.

Walking with the Bakarwals
Sun, May 14, 2017

Recently, a Bakarwal family in Jammu moving to the hills for the summer was attacked by alleged cow vigilantes. The Indian Express follows one such caravan, part of 4 lakh nomads on the move in the state, as a centuries-old journey faces a new hurdle

BJP leader says no talks, asks: Was Vajpayee successful?
Sat, May 13, 2017

Vajpayee was the PM during Kargil war and 2001 Parliament attack.

Jammu: Woman alleges torture, sexual assault by cops; SIT probe ordered
Wed, May 10, 2017

SHO Sharma called the woman a “habitual offender” who had earlier been arrested in Punjab for alleged involvement in cases related to theft and narcotics.

Mehbooba invokes Vajpayee, says only Modi can find solution to Kashmir problem
Sun, May 07, 2017

Referring to Modi’s 2015 visit to Pakistan, Mufti said it reflected his “strength”.

Two soldiers beheaded: DGMO warns Pakistan counterpart, BSF says attack ‘very well-coordinated’
Wed, May 03, 2017

According to sources, the BAT, which attacked the patrol and mutilated the bodies, comprised soldiers from this battalion.

DGMO warns Pakistan counterpart, BSF says attack ‘well coordinated’
Tue, May 02, 2017

In a statement, Pakistan Army said the “Indian counterpart was told that there has been no CFV (ceasefire violation) or crossing of Line of Control by Pakistani troops from Pakistan side nor mutilation of Indian soldiers’ bodies.”

Indian soldiers mutilated: Pakistan Army attackers crossed LoC, Army Chief reaches Srinagar
Tue, May 02, 2017

Barbaric, says Arun jaitley, won’t go in vain; BSF and Sikh regiment personnel beheaded; Pakistan denies

Pakistan mutilates bodies of two Indian jawans; Army says will ‘respond appropriately’
Mon, May 01, 2017

Jammu and Kashmir: Such despicable act of Pakistan Army will be appropriately responded, Army warns.

In J&K, Amit Shah to BJP ministers: Visit Kashmir Valley, reach out
Sun, Apr 30, 2017

Amit Shah is expected to discuss details of the projects undertaken by the government for the development of all the three regions of the state.

Amit Shah arrives in Jammu on two-day visit; focus will be on expanding party base
Sat, Apr 29, 2017

Amit Shah's visit to Jammu is the beginning of his nation-wide tour programme spanning over 93 days.

B B Vyas named J&K chief secretary in major reshuffle
Sat, Apr 29, 2017

Vyas replaced B R Sharma, who has been appointed Advisor (Administrative Affairs) to the Chief Minister.

BJP MLA seeks CBI probe into attempt to ‘poison him’
Sun, Apr 23, 2017

Jasrotia alleged that there was “political conspiracy’’ in the alleged attempt to eliminate him.

Cracks in coalition after council poll defeat; Ram Madhav works on patchup
Sat, Apr 22, 2017

The coalition government is under pressure to contain the current turmoil in the Valley in view of the Amarnath yatra and the Durbar move from Jammu to Srinagar.

Cracks in BJP-PDP as Industries Minister says stone-pelters need to be beaten, shot
Fri, Apr 21, 2017

A recording of Ganga’s remarks, made last Sunday after a public meeting in Ramgarh town along the international border in Samba district, surfaced Thursday.

BSF jawan Tej Bahadur Yadav who complained about food dismissed from service
Wed, Apr 19, 2017

As per the BSF Act and Rules, he can now submit a petition/appeal against the punishment to the higher HQ (headquarters) within three months, the spokesperson said.

CRPF personnel ‘beat up’ van driver, Banihal shuts down
Wed, Apr 19, 2017

The protesters forced closure of educational institutions and business establishments in the town.

J&K Cabinet expresses ‘deep anguish’ over killings
Wed, Apr 19, 2017

It urged civil society and parents to counsel youth to stay away from violent protests “which, in spite of maximum restraint, can at times lead to fatal consequences’’.

BJP wins Jammu seat after PDP MLA’s cross-voting
Tue, Apr 18, 2017

A minimum of 29 votes were required to get elected from the 89-member Legislative Assembly, including two nominated MLAs

‘R&AW spy’: Relatives in Poonch say no contact since 2014
Tue, Apr 18, 2017

Khalil's relatives said he came with a valid permit on the Poonch-Rawalakot bus, and has not visited them since.

Kashmir valley video shows man tied to jeep, CM seeks report, Army orders probe
Fri, Apr 14, 2017

Reacting to the video, former chief minister Omar Abdullah tweeted, “I understand the outrage the CRPF video generated. I’m also outraged that the video of the youth on the jeep won’t generate the same anger.”

Jammu: 5 Rohingya Muslim homes gutted, police blame it on short circuit
Sat, Apr 15, 2017

The victims suspected sabotage. There was no electricity supply to their jhuggis when the incident took place, they said.

Jammu traders’ body threatens to ‘identify, kill’ Rohingyas: Systemic genocide of muslims, says kashmir association
Sun, Apr 09, 2017

As per the J&K government data, as of January 2017, 13,755 foreigners were staying in the state, 5,743 of them Rohingya Muslims in Jammu and Samba districts, and 7,690 Tibetans living in Ladakh.

ABVP walks into J-K games, makes it about J vs K and the anthem
Sat, Apr 08, 2017

Some students from the Valley said that the national anthem was even played in the middle of the football match on Friday, at the insistence of the ABVP activists.

PM to Kashmir youth: 40 years bloodshed helped no one, progress through tourism
Mon, Apr 03, 2017

"Now there are only two roads before youth of Kashmir which will decide their fate. One is tourism and another is terrorism," Modi said.

Chenani-Nashri tunnel: Through the heart of the Himalayas, a shorter, safer route to the Valley
Thu, Mar 30, 2017

The 9.2 km tunnel, which will bypass snow- and landslide-prone Kud, Patnitop and Batote on National Highway 44, marks significant roadbuilding firsts in India, including an unprecedented stress on user safety.

Cross LoC trade suspended following Pakistan shelling in Poonch
Tue, Mar 14, 2017

Significantly, cross LoC travel between Poonch-Rawalakote was suspended on Monday following heavy firing and mortar shelling..

Ceasefire violation: Trade centre damaged in Pak shelling, cross-LoC business on hold
Tue, Mar 14, 2017

Trouble had started in Chakkan Da Bagh area on Thursday when Pakistani troops in an unprovoked firing on Indian side killed an Indian soldier Deepak Jaganath in Gulpur area.

Surge in applications from Valley to register as migrants, BJP asks why
Mon, Mar 06, 2017

The surge follows a decision by the PDP-BJP government in October 2016 to reconstitute a screening committee for registration of migrants.