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J&K: National Conference takes out march to protest custodial death of teacher

The activists shouted slogans and demanded stern punishment for those responsible for the death of 29-year-old Rizwan Asad Pandit.

J&K to amend laws to punish sexual harassment by public servants with jail

A spokesperson of J&K Law Department said that the need for it has been felt as the existing legislative provisions were found deficient to check exploitation of women by people in authority.


Jammu and Kashmir: 18 arrested for allegedly assaulting three Army personnel

Three Territorial Army men were mercilessly assaulted by a mob on October 18. "A police party was rushed to the spot and after strenuous efforts, the injured Army men were rescued," a police spokesperson said.

Pakistan shelling: MLA expresses concern over injuries to civilians in along the border

Legislator Javed Rana urged the PDP-BJP government to shun its "policy of selective development" and ensure development of remote areas along the Line of Control (LoC) by using the Border Area Development Programme funds properly.

Jammu and Kashmir border dwellers demand licences for firearms

At a meeting of police and border dwellers in Samba, the residents of the border belt demanded they be given licences to protect themselves from ultras, a police spokesperson said.

Kulgam: Villagers say they chased away braid chopper, police deny incident

“There was no such incident today. I had personally gone to the village,” Superintendent of Police Kulgam Shridhar Patil said. “The villagers use it as an excuse to pelt stones on the army.”


Terror funds: NIA raids 12 premises in Kashmir

The homes of two lawyers, two drivers and a government official were among those that were searched. One of the advocates, Mohammad Shafi Reshi, who is affiliated to Hurriyat’s S A S Geelani faction, is the uncle of PDP legislator Yasir Reshi.

Cong J&K list 'almost ready', most sitting MLAs and ministers likely to be retained

The two prominent faces of the party in J&K, Soz and Ghulam Nabi Azad, will not contest the elections.

LoC tunnel runs 150 m into India

The tunnel, big enough to provide safe passage to infiltrating terrorists from Pakistan side, appeared incomplete.

Jammu and Kashmir: Security forces discover huge cache of arms in Reasi

The operation was carried out by Rashtriya Rifles and police personnel of the state.