Arun Sharma


Local villager spying for Pakistan arrested in J&K, sim cards, map seized
Sat, Oct 22, 2016

Bodh Raj, a suspected Pakistani spy was nabbed in near Jerda village of Jammu and Kashmir as he tried to escape noticing police parties conducting searches.

Two Indian troops injured in gunbattle, ceasefire violation by Pakistan
Fri, Oct 21, 2016

Sources said that the fire from across the international border first came around 9.35 am and it continued for nearly 40 minutes.

BSF foils infiltration attempt along border in Kathua
Fri, Oct 21, 2016

Nearly half-a-dozen terrorists, who were attempting to cross over to the Indian side at Bobiyan in Hiranagar sector, fired at a BSF naka around 1.55 am, official sources said.

Jammu: 11-year-old boy chained to keep him at madrasa, parents booked
Tue, Oct 18, 2016

The police acted on Monday after a local resident took a photograph of the boy and circulated it on WhatsApp.

Jammu: Fire destroys all houses in Kishtwar village, 500 animals killed
Mon, Oct 17, 2016

The 621 villagers of 115 families spent the night in the open, sources said. Local police and revenue officials have reached the affected village from Warwan, now the tehsil headquarters.

Army jawan killed as Pakistan violates ceasefire
Tue, Oct 18, 2016

The firing from Pakistani side took place after a lull of nearly 10 days. The dead jawan was identified as Sudesh Kumar, who was deployed at Tarkundi in Balakote area.

J&K: Release of 150 pigeons stayed as ‘they could have been meant for insurgency’
Sun, Oct 16, 2016

"I consider it a case of apprehended danger which should necessarily be put through a preliminary investigation by the agencies," said DM Simrandeep Singh.

Partial bandh in Chenab Valley to protest RSS Vijayadashami marches
Sun, Oct 16, 2016

Traffic was thin and private schools run by Muslims were shut, but government educational institutes and offices remained open.

Pakistan guns silent for now, but state of alert remains at Line of Control
Tue, Oct 11, 2016

“We are in a state of alert,” the officer said. “Despite the present lull, threat is ever-present, as the enemy cannot be trusted — especially after the surgical strikes (along the LoC on September 29).”

Lives on the Line: Almost every village on the LoC has a shelling story
Fri, Oct 21, 2016

Starting from Chamb in Jammu northwards to the point where it disappears into the snow of the Siachen Glacier, the dotted line on the map is symbolic of the existential hostility between India and Pakistan that has played out for 70 years.

J-K: Fresh ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Kalsian, Naushera sector
Wed, Oct 05, 2016

Earlier on Monday, Pakistan forces had resorted to mortal shelling at Shahpur in Poonch district.

Ceasefire vioation: India, Pakistan border tension heats up after fresh firing
Tue, Oct 04, 2016

India on Tuesday alleged that Pakistan troops resorted to unprovoked heavy firing in at least three places on the de facto border in Jammu and Kashmir, stepping up the tension between the tense neighbours.

Jammu: Security forces apprehend suspected Pakistani national in RS Pura sector
Sun, Oct 02, 2016

Pointing out that he disclosed his identity as Abu Bakar Suhag, son of Amin Hamza and resident of Astilla, Pakistan, sources said that he was apprehended by security forces while roaming near village Agreychak.

Army Chief meets Special Forces behind strikes, takes stock of border situation
Sun, Oct 02, 2016

Meanwhile, firing and mortar shelling by Pakistan continued at some places along the Line of Control.

J-K: Pakistani troops resort to mortar shelling along LoC, no casualties
Sat, Oct 01, 2016

Pointing out that these villagers had been staying at their native places despite heightened tension along the borders, sources said that the mortar shelling started around 3 am and it continued till 8 am.

Jammu: Pakistan resort to firing in Akhnoor sector along LoC, no casualties reported
Fri, Sep 30, 2016

This has been the third incident of ceasefire violation by Pakistan after India's successful surgical strikes on terrorist launching pads across the LoC.

Surgical strikes: In Jammu, border villages in panic after alert
Fri, Sep 30, 2016

Nearly 30 per cent of people in Bengalad, Galad and Chak Fakira villages in Samba district have shifted to alternate accommodation or relatives homes’, said sarpanch of Bengalad Ram Lal.

The morning after Army’s surgical strike: Firing along LoC
Fri, Sep 30, 2016

Sources said the militants were suspected to have sneaked in under cover of firing and mortar shelling from across the border.

Kishtwar: 40 booked for sedition in Jammu town for role in protests
Thu, Sep 29, 2016

Police have also sought detention of two under the PSA, including another local businessman called Firdous Bhagwan and a student, Shabir Peer.

Jammu: Curfew imposed in Kishtwar following arrest of three charged with sedition
Mon, Sep 26, 2016

Those arrested were among those booked by police on charges of sedition for raising anti-India slogans during protests organized after the killing of Burhan Wani.

Pak militant held in Pargwal was on mission to raise funds, recruit youths for LeT: BSF
Sun, Sep 25, 2016

According to sources, he he underwent weapons training at Manesar camp in Muzaffarabad, PoK, where he also learnt how to influence people.

Uri terror attack: Will join Army to fulfil father’s dream, says son
Tue, Sep 20, 2016

“I am proud of my father because he sacrificed his life for the nation. After completing my studies, I too will join the Army to fulfil my father’s dream,’’ he said.

Uri attack: In a Jammu home, grief arrives as families wait for their martyrs
Mon, Sep 19, 2016

Ravi was among the few soldiers of 10 Dogra still to leave Uri, waiting to hand over to the incoming 6 Bihar. Family members said he was expected to leave Uri on Monday or Tuesday.

Army felicitates 70-yr-old who helped nab LeT men in Poonch
Sat, Sep 17, 2016

“When the encounter began, we realised that we could also become victims of firing... but the operation was successful,” Haji Nazir Hussain Mir, 70, said.

To avoid getting tracked, Poonch terrorists tried to burn everything
Thu, Sep 15, 2016

The burnt material included communication equipment used by the terrorists which, sources claimed, was used to talk to their contacts in Pakistan.

Poonch attack: Four terrorists killed were members of LeT, says Army
Wed, Sep 14, 2016

As there there had been a number of targets, "anything could have been spectacular, whether army's brigade headquarters, police lines or the civilian target", said Lt General R R Nimborkar.

Longest gunbattle since Pathankot: Poonch encounter ends, four killed
Wed, Sep 14, 2016

The exchange of gunfire between both sides entered its third day on Tuesday, with four militants being killed by security personnel since Sunday.

Poonch: Standoff between militants, security personnel enters day three
Tue, Sep 13, 2016

Poonch: Four militants have so far been killed by army troops since Sunday evening.

Two bodies found: One more militant killed in Poonch
Tue, Sep 13, 2016

Security personnel have recovered bodies of two terrorists killed at Joginder Palace. The bodies of two others killed in the mini secretariat are yet to be recovered.

Poonch attack: Security forces kill one more militant, toll now at four
Mon, Sep 12, 2016

The presence of militants in Poonch town, especially so close to the Army’s Brigade Headquarters, is being seen a major security breach.

Poonch: Firing resumes between militants, security forces at mini secretariat building
Mon, Sep 12, 2016

Poonch: Security forces and police were retaliating, and drones are being used to ascertain exact location of militants to pin them down, sources said.

Elderly couple’s panic call to brother helped corner militants in Poonch
Mon, Sep 12, 2016

Haji Nazir Mir, 70, along with Mumtaz, 62), had come to his native Poonch town from Jammu nearly two months ago to supervise renovation work at his house

Militants target town ahead of Eid: Policeman killed in Poonch twin assaults
Mon, Sep 12, 2016

Three militants killed after daylong encounters close to Army and police hubs, hostage crisis averted

Jammu-Kashmir: Encounter underway between security forces and militants, one policeman killed
Sun, Sep 11, 2016

The encounter began at 7:50 am in the morning near Army’s 93 Brigade headquarters.

Mehbooba Mufti on valley unrest: Easy to become chief minister, tough to handle J-K
Sat, Sep 10, 2016

She said that during the ongoing protests, the government has had to take on not armed militants but “small children who had been put before us to confront”.

All party meet: Opposition makes Govt backtrack on action against separatists
Thu, Sep 08, 2016

“We have said we are open to speak to all stakeholders, whoever has any input. It means what it means," said Jitendra Singh, MoS in PMO.