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Rajouri killings: Captain arranged car, weapons planted, say police

December 29, 2020 8:25 am

The document, filed before the Chief Judicial Magistrate, Shopian, on December 26, raises questions on how a single officer planned and executed the encounter without the knowledge of seniors.

Killing of Rajouri youths: Police chargesheet Captain, 2 civilians

December 27, 2020 7:48 am

Both the Army and the J&K Police had earlier claimed that the three youths were unidentified militants and had buried them discreetly in a graveyard in north Kashmir's Baramulla.

Amshipora killings: found culpable of killing three labourers in Rajouri, Major to face action

December 25, 2020 9:24 am

In September, a Court of Inquiry found prima facie evidence that “powers vested under the AFSPA 1990 were exceeded” and the “dos and don’ts of Chief of Army Staff (COAS) as approved by the Hon’ble Supreme Court have been contravened”.

Shopian encounter: Bodies of three Rajouri labourers exhumed, handed to families

October 03, 2020 1:52 pm

Fathers of the three labourers were present at the time of exhumation along with social activist Guftar Choudhary.

Army personnel killed in Pak firing along LoC in J&K's Rajouri

August 23, 2019 8:22 pm

The killing of Naik Rajib Thapa, 34, raised the death toll in the cross-border firing in the past week to four -- three soldiers and one civilian.

J&K: Soldier killed after Pakistan troops violate ceasefire in Rajouri district

July 23, 2019 3:34 am

Pakistani troops initiated unprovoked ceasefire violation with the firing of small arms and shelling during the wee hours. The Indian army retailed befittingly, said a defence ministry spokesperson.

Indian pilot 'missing in action' as IAF shoots down Pak aircraft; Islamabad claims he's in its custody 

February 27, 2019 4:00 pm

The Indian Express has learnt that a complement of Pakistan Air Force aircraft, presumably comprising Mirages, F16s and JF17s, crossed over to the Indian side of LoC in Rajauri-Naushera sector. There has been no official confirmation of the engagement from the government.

J&K: Four militants killed, several others arrested in Rajouri in 2018, says Police

January 13, 2019 8:21 pm

Rajouri SSP Yougal Manhas said the police managed to foil a number of militancy-related incidents in close coordination with the Army and other security agencies last year and took stern action against people involved in unlawful activities including drug peddling and bovine smuggling.

J-K: Soldier found dead under 'mysterious circumstances' near home in Rajouri

June 24, 2018 6:10 pm

The victim who was identified as Sepoy Neeraj Kumar had come home on leave and was supposed to report back at his unit in Ferozepur in Punjab on June 30.

Life should be large, not long, believed the soldier martyred in Rajouri

February 05, 2018 10:12 pm

Sunita Kundu lost her husband Lala Ram Kundu when Kapil Kundu was just 15. Now pain and anger rage inside her heart at having lost her son.


Seminar on communal harmony organised in Rajouri

February 17, 2016 9:31 am

Rajouri, Feb 17 (ANI): The Army's Ace of Spade division organised an all religion seminar in Jammu and Kashmir to maintain communal harmony in the state. Army officers, police officers and students took part in the seminar that was held at Raina auditorium in Rajouri. General Officer Commanding (GOC) Major General D.A. Chaturvedi said the main objective of the seminar was to make everyone understand that we can develop through social, religion and economic harmony. Clerics from different religions took part in the seminar and shared their views on communal harmony.

Rajouri receives fresh snowfall

February 11, 2016 6:18 am

Rajouri, Feb 11 (ANI): The higher reaches of Rajouri district in Jammu and Kashmir received fresh snowfall on Thursday. Residents faced difficulties while carrying out their daily routine. People from nearby areas of Shopian and Poonch are thronging the place to enjoy the weather. The sudden change in weather has reportedly been caused by a prevailing western disturbance in the region.