Kishtwar News

Kishtwar: Govt teachers must get attendance certificates from parents to draw salary

With this, Kishtwar becomes the first district in Jammu and Kashmir where a government servant will have to obtain an attendance certificate from general public of the concerned area for release of their salary.

‘Many officials run own businesses or take part in politics. People are angry’: Kishtwar Dept Commissioner

To check absenteeism in government offices, Singh’s office ordered video recording at market places with high footfall to identify employees “wandering during duty hours”. The move comes a month after a govt school teacher and forest department employee were identified among a mob that ransacked Singh’s office.


Bunkers, STF make a return to J&K’s Kishtwar after six years

The last counter-insurgency operation that took place in Kishtwar after the district was declared militancy-free was on December 23, 2012.

RSS leader and his PSO killed in Kishtwar militant attack

Police said Chanderkant Sharma (50), RSS in-charge for Kishtwar and Doda districts who worked as a medical assistant at the hospital, and his PSO, Rajinder Kumar (30), were gunned down by two militants.

Unidentified gunmen enter J&K Police head constable's house, run away with AK-47 rifle

Head Constable Dalip Singh was at home when the incident took place. Singh has been living with his son in a rented accommodation near Government Girls Higher Secondary School in Kishtwar's Shedi Bazar area.

J&K: Anti-Corruption Bureau books officials in misappropriation case in Kishtwar

The FIR was registered against the then officials of education zone on the basis of a verification conducted into the allegations of misappropriation of government funds to the tune of Rs 10.50 lakhs pertaining to cooking cost and honorarium to cooks, he said. 


J&K: Curfew continues for fifth day in Kishtwar after killing of BJP leader

The killing of Parihar brothers triggered massive protests across the Jammu region following which authorities suspended internet services in the curfew-bound areas, while the internet speed was slowed down in the rest of the division, including the winter capital Jammu.

J&K: Curfew in Kishtwar, police question PSOs posted with BJP leader Anil Parihar

Sources said that police have detained two of its own men for questioning, who were posted as personal security officers (PSOs) with the BJP leader, in view of his being on the hit list of terrorists.

Junior engineer in J-K fined for ‘dancing at wedding’, made to apologise

A video featuring the engineer dancing at the marriage function was sent to Kitchloo by a local, following which the punishment was given.

Jammu and Kashmir: Blast in car parked at Kishtwar bus stand, one injured

The explosion has come in the wake of reports about Lashkar trying to revive militancy in Chenab Valley which comprises Kishtwar, Doda and Ramban districts.