BJP said the alleged braid-chopping incidents were being treated as an opportunity by the anti-social elements and separatists to spread hatred against state authorities involved in maintaining peace.
“There is no such thing like freedom struggle at all in Kashmir. It is a farce. It is a manufactured freedom struggle.”
Two of the accused have been arrested.
Two of the accused have been arrested and a hunt was on to nab the third, he said, adding that a medical examination of the girl has been done but the report was awaited.
An 18-year old youth today suffered a bullet wound at a hamlet along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district, the police said.
Deliberating on the importance of juvenile justice system, Ali highlighted various issues that children had to confront on a day-to-day basis and how the turmoil has exasperated the already grim situation regarding better development of children.
A police spokesman said one person was arrested during a raid at village Gurah Jagir in Akhnoor area following recovery of liquor.
“All technical and safety and flood protection issues are being included in the Detailed Project Report (DPR) to ensure that it may not face the fate of many past projects which have been left halfway,” Jammu and Kashmir Deputy CM Nirmal Singh said.
Addressing Sangh activists at the culmination of the “path-sanchalan rally’’ organised on Vijaydashmi in Bhaderwah town of the hilly Doda district in Jammu region, RSS prant pracharak Rupesh Kumar called Article 35A unconstitutional.
The minister yesterday took a surprise visit to Urban Health Centres at Gujjar Nagar, Talab Khatikan, Sidhra, Bathindi, Sainik Colony, Shastri Nagar and Talab Tillo, an official spokesman said today.
JKNPPP chairman Harsh Dev Singh accused the Centre and the state government for “failing to fulfil” promises made to the families living in villages surrounding the border.
Police sources said that two BSF personnel were injured in Ramgarh sector. They were deployed at Majra border outpost.
Later, paying floral tribute to another statue of Hari Singh at Bahu Fort at an event organised by the BJP, Singh said that some people were trying to mislead the public by playing politics.
An SSB colleague of the deceased assistant sub-inspector Ram Parveshar Yadav was injured but doctors said he had no bullet wound. The place where the shooting happened near Banihal is along the Jammu-Srinagar national highway.
It was cleanliness drive from Siachen Glacier to the plains of Jammu in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday, multiple campaigns were seen across the state organised by the Army and state leaders.
Jammu: Police took the suspect into custody and during preliminary investigation, found that the man was involved in several cases of theft. A case was registered at Nowabad police station in this regard. Police hope to recover more loot from the suspect, the officer said.
The Jammu and Kashmir State Human Rights Commission has directed the state government to give a compensation of Rs 35 lakh to a man who lost seven members of his family in a terror attack 18 years ago.
BSF jawan killed: Constable Bajinder Bahadur of Uttar Pradesh was posted at Border Out Post (BOP) Chenaz. He succumbed to injuries on the way to hospital.
Singh asked the executing agency to ensure timely completion of the projects through proper monitoring and supervision at the highest level.
Principal Anita Sudan has dismissed the allegations against her as “wild” and said she has taken several steps like strict adherence to the college uniform and timing on the recommendations of the parents of several students after four women went missing in the recent past.
Since blanket ban on transportation of bovine animals in vehicles in Rajouri district by the Deputy Commissioner, the smugglers have adopted a new strategy of crossing the nakas along with animals on foot and thereafter reload them after covering some distance, police said.
The reason behind the UAV crash was not immediately known. Authorities said an inquiry has been launched.
Identified as Niraj Kumar, the officer was a Deputy Commissioner in Udhampur. He hails from Bihar and prior to his posting in Udhampur, he was the Deputy Commissioner, Pulwama.
Sending a strong message that it will not tolerate any such conduct of bureaucrats, state government immediately ordered attachment of the Deputy Commissioner and ordered an inquiry against him.
Station House Officer Mohammad Jahangir said that some elders including two muftis (jurists) had asked Hussain to either pay money to the girl’s family as damages or drink her urine.
On July 10, terrorists attacked a yatra bus at Batengo on the same highway killing seven pilgrims and injuring 16. An injured pilgrim succumbed in a Srinagar hospital on Sunday taking the death toll in the terror attack to eight.
Another batch of 1,786 pilgrims today left Jammu for the high-altitude Amarnath cave shrine of Lord Shiva in south Kashmir Himalayas. Escorted by the CRPF, the pilgrims comprising 1,485 men, 301 women left in 53 vehicles in a convoy for Baltal and Pahalagam base camps this morning, officials said. With today’s batch a total of 17,146 […]
After the supplies were received in drug stores of different units of Health Services across Jammu division, these medicines were distributed to government hospitals and institutions where these were issued to patients. By the time, Vigilance Organization lifted samples, most of these medicines had been consumed.
At least 40 smart phones valuing more than Rs 9 lakh and cash worth Rs 23,800 recovered from them
Amit Shah’s visit to Jammu is the beginning of his nation-wide tour programme spanning over 93 days.
Jasrotia alleged that there was “political conspiracy’’ in the alleged attempt to eliminate him.
The victims suspected sabotage. There was no electricity supply to their jhuggis when the incident took place, they said.
Meanwhile, separatists groups, observing a bandh today, urged people to boycott the election process.
As Singh’s cavalcade reached the University’s main entrance, ABVP activists carrying their organisation’s flag started raising slogans “Lal Singh go back, go back.”
Sanjeet Manhas (36) of Chan-Chinta, Bhadarwah, was found dead in the dense woods adjoining Nakshari village.
Mufti Tassaduq Hussain, cinematographer-turned-politician son of PDP founder late Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, will the ruling party’s candidate for the seat.