BJP leader Chaudhary Lal Singh, who is Minister for Health, had gone to the government hospital in Lakhanpur to check preparedness ahead of the start of Amarnath yatra
The people in Jammu woke up to a bright sunny day on Monday morning, but dark clouds cast the sky by noon resulting in poor visibility even during the day.
Khan, accompanied by policemen was returning to Srinagar after a hearing at Sopore court when the blast took place.
Rajnath Singh along with Arun Jaitley announced additional package of Rs 2,437 crore for Jammu and Kashmir to help it in relief and rehabilitation works after last year’s floods caused huge damage to “people and property” in the state.
A month later, after the water had receded, three government officials visited the village and handed over to the Bhats a relief cheque for Rs 3,800 — for their damaged home.
Omar said, “The defence minister of India says that we will use militants to kill militants, meaning we will revive the Ikhwan. Since the statement was made, you have seen the situation in Sopore. One after another, someone is being killed there”.
The probe has came after the union home ministry sought the magisterial inquiry reports of around two dozen encounters, in which the cops had been recommended for ‘gallantry’ awards.
The order was rolled back within a day after opposition from BJP, that is part of the ruling coalition in the state.
Army said that a group of infiltrators was spotted by their patrol team near Toutmar Gali.
One newspaper clipping carrying a world map showing ISIS areas of influence, a paper containing some phone numbers, Rs 140 in Indian currency and some blank slips of J&K Bank and Axis Bank ATM were seized from him.
The constable was rushed to a hospital, where his condition is stated to be stable.
Officials said a policeman identified as Sartaj Ahmad was injured and his weapon snatched, after he was attacked by the suspected militants on early Friday morning.
President of Jammu Bar Association Abhinav Sharma said that they have no objection to Kashmir getting an AIIMS, but Jammu shall get the one announced for it by the Centre during its union budget in Parliament.
Defense spokesman said that in exchange of gunfight four army men including an officer sustained injuries. ” We lost three men in the operation.”
PDP pitched for revocation of the controversial AFSPA law in J&K, saying there is “tangible improvement” in the security situation and people need to feel the change on the ground.