Arun Sharma

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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.

Anti-India poster lands armyman’s father in detention
Thu, Sep 08, 2016

According to police, a few posters found in the bag of Mohammad Sadeeq, a resident of Chak Banola in Mendhar, Poonch, had the headline “Kashmir Banega Pakistan’’

Kashmir unrest: All-party team ends visit, Jammu groups stand up to ask for time
Tue, Sep 06, 2016

While the Hurriyat refused to be drawn into talks, many here in Jammu courted arrest, held demonstrations over what they said was the inadequate time allocated to them to express their views.

Sheikh Abdullah’s daughter asked to appear in BSNL office for SIM
Fri, Sep 02, 2016

Both Khalida, and her son Muzaffar Shah — president of Awami National Conference — had applied for connections at the BSNL office in Srinagar almost a month ago.

J&K: Engineer given 4 years imprisonment for forging date of birth to increase work experience
Thu, Sep 01, 2016

By adding two more years to his service through forged date of birth in his service book, he had drawn an additional Rs 5,20,774 from public exchequer.

Kashmir unrest: Return to classrooms, urges J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti
Wed, Aug 31, 2016

CM Mehbooba Mufti was addressing a function after inaugurating a new building of the Government Degree College at Nowshera.

Prime Minister visited Lahore, Pakistan must reciprocate: CM Mehbooba
Tue, Aug 30, 2016

She recalled how later PM Vajpayee again extended a hand of friendship to Pakistan from the soil of Kashmir, adding that it brought good results in form of the Lahore declaration

CRPF constable killed in landslide near Vaishno Devi
Wed, Aug 24, 2016

Identifying the deceased as Harvinder Singh, head constable of the 6th Batallion, sources said that he was on duty in the area to prevent pilgrims from staying there in view of the threat of shooting stones.

Kashmir unrest: Youth being used as shields, says Mehbooba Mufti
Tue, Aug 23, 2016

"These selfish people with vested interests made these small children lead attacks on police stations and security forces camps virtually making them act as their shield during stone pelting," she said.

Stone-pelting new form of Pak attack on India: Arun Jaitley
Tue, Aug 23, 2016

Without naming rival political parties, Jaitley said some people with “narrow vision” could only see the arrested stone-pelters, not the injured policemen and security personnel in hospitals.

Stone pelting in Kashmir is Pakistan’s strategy to attack India’s integrity: Arun Jaitley
Sun, Aug 21, 2016

Arun Jaitley said that NDA government will make sure that there is no compromise with national integrity and those indulging in violence.

Jammu: Poonch tense after Amarnath pilgrims, Muslims clash
Wed, Aug 17, 2016

Trouble erupted when some pilgrims raised provocative slogans and local Muslim youth to raise counter provocative slogans.

If we unite, no opposing forces can succeed: J&K Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh
Mon, Aug 15, 2016

Highlighting various development works initiated by BJP-PDP government despite state’s economic constraints, Singh said that "it has been governance alliance’’.

Havildar Hangpan Dada awarded Ashok Chakra posthumously
Sun, Aug 14, 2016

Apart from him, eight Army men from the Northern Command got Shaurya Chakra, the third highest award for gallantry during peacetime.

J&K: 15 injured in Poonch blast, pilgrims said to be target
Sun, Aug 14, 2016

The incident comes a day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi sent a strong message to Pakistan, indicting it for fomenting trouble in Kashmir.

Final battle for freedom is to liberate PoK: MoS Jitendra Singh
Sun, Aug 14, 2016

"One more battle for freedom is pending and it is that we have to get the people of PoK liberated from illegal occupation of Pakistan so that they are reunited with India," he said.

Jammu: Terror alert ahead of Independence Day celebrations
Sat, Aug 13, 2016

The Army has launched a massive combing operation over the past four days on the vast hilly terrain along the Line of Control

Kashmir unrest: Pellet guns used only in extreme situations, says J&K deputy CM
Sat, Aug 13, 2016

About initiating dialogue with all stakeholders in the Valley, he said everything has already been mentioned in the Agenda of Alliance finalised with PDP.

Work in J&K or resign, BJP MLC to ministers in FB post
Thu, Aug 11, 2016

When contacted, Arora rued that BJP ministers even during their stay in the Valley remained confined to their official chambers in civil secretariat or their official bungalows.

Kashmir unrest: Use your influence to cool tempers, NC tells Syed Ali Shah Geelani
Wed, Aug 03, 2016

Kamal advised Geelani to stop "wasting time on egoism before it is too late and everything goes up in smoke".