Arun Sharma


BJP J&K ministers called to Delhi today for ‘urgent meet’
Tue, Jun 19, 2018

Sources in the party said the meeting appeared to have been convened following differences between the ruling PDP and BJP over the issue of the ceasefire.

Army chief meets slain soldier’s family, father says no regret
Tue, Jun 19, 2018

After the Army chief left their village, Salani, Aurangzeb’s father Mohammad Haneef said that Aurangzeb was not his but the son of India — “he was my son only until he was in my lap,” he told some reporters present there.

Drive out criminals who have infiltrated Kashmir, says slain Armyman’s father
Mon, Jun 18, 2018

The Army rifleman was killed by militants after abducting him from south Kashmir’s Shopian district on Thursday while he was on way home to Salani village, in Poonch district, to celebrate Eid with family.

No exchange of Eid greetings, sweets on India-Pak border
Sun, Jun 17, 2018

The immediate provocation for not exchanging sweets along the LoC appeared to be the killing of a jawan in Rajouri district’s Nowshera sector during unprovoked mortar shelling from across the border Saturday.

‘My son died, but don’t stop sending your own to Army’
Mon, Jun 18, 2018

Aurangzeb was the fourth among ten children, including four girls, of Haneef and Raj Begum. Haneef’s eldest son Mohammad Qasim is in the Army while two of his younger sons, Mohammad Tariq and Mohammad Shabir, are set to join the armed forces.

J-K: Four BSF personnel killed in ceasefire violation by Pakistan along IB
Thu, Jun 14, 2018

The exchange of fire comes as a set back to the temporary suspension of operations and political process of dialogue, and has been condemned by both the BJP and Congress as a “betrayal” by Pakistan despite commitment to maintain ceasefire.

Jammu and Kashmir boy selected for World Karate Federation Cup but family cannot fund travel to Croatia
Wed, Jun 13, 2018

Devesh Mahajan from Sunderbani town on the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir, selected for World Karate Federation Cup to held in Croatia.

J&K: Two arrested for stealing rifle, opening fire at police checkpoint
Tue, Jun 12, 2018

According to security personnel, Shopian residents Mukhtar Ahmed and Aijaz Ahmed Parray, both 22, were trying to reach the Valley after stealing the rifle with three magazines and 49 live rounds from a police barrack at Shahdra Sharief near Thanamandi town.

J&K: BJP MLA’s brother arrested for remarks against CM Mehbooba Mufti
Mon, Jun 11, 2018

Pointing out that Rajinder Singh had been constantly on the move from one place to another so as to evade arrest, state police chief said he was on way to Mumbai at the time of his apprehension.

Email threat to PM: Maoists are fighting lost battle, end near, says Rajnath Singh
Sat, Jun 09, 2018

On Pakistan, Rajnath Singh said India wants good relations with all its neighbours. But Pakistan, he said, has to take the initiative to stop efforts being made at its soil to aid and promote terrorism.

Jammu: Teacher held for ‘raping, blackmailing’ woman
Tue, Jun 05, 2018

The woman was undergoing training at a government hospital. During the training, the accused allegedly proposed marriage to her repeatedly, and she asked him to approach her parents.

Kathua: DGP takes up 13-year-old mother’s plea, orders SIT to probe rape case
Wed, May 30, 2018

The move came after a representation to Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti and the DGP by the girl’s counsel Deepika Rajawat, who took up the case of rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl in the forests of Kathua district.

Patriotism is not just garlanding Bharat Mata but guarding oppressed: Venkaiah
Tue, May 29, 2018

Addressing scientists at the Indian Institute of Integrative Medicine (IIIM) here, Venkaiah Naidu also took a dig at those trying to divide people in the name of patriotism.

Peace pre-requisite for holding talks with Pakistan: Venkaiah Naidu
Mon, May 28, 2018

"If we have tension, there cannot be any attention. You must end the tension and then you can talk with the neighbours," Venakaiah Naidu said.

Kathua gangrape-murder case — Crime branch flouting Supreme Court direction on interrogation: BJP
Fri, May 25, 2018

These witnesses, while recording their statements before a magistrate, had pointed out that their earlier statements to police were made under coercion, Gupta said.

Kathua rape and murder: Crime branch flouting SC direction on interrogation, says BJP
Fri, May 25, 2018

SSP, Crime Branch, Jammu, Ramesh Jalla, denied the allegations, saying that relatives of the witnesses were “kept at a visible distance which may not be more than 10 ft from the witnesses’’.

Top J&K BJP leader ‘bought’ village land in Nagrota not up for sale
Thu, May 24, 2018

Asked whether Nirmal Singh or his wife got permission to construct the house, Jammu Development Authority’s vice-chairman R K Shewan said it is “not there in our records”.

Pakistan ceasefire violation: ‘We continue to live in fear… who do we approach for relief’
Wed, May 23, 2018

On Tuesday, more than a dozen people, including a 70-year-old woman, were injured as Pakistan Rangers continued to fire mortar shells and small arms at various areas between Akhnoor and Samba.

J&K: BJP MLA’s brother booked for comments against CM Mehbooba Mufti
Tue, May 22, 2018

Bubby, who was leading a group during a march led by his brother from Lakhanpur to Hiranagar Sunday, was captured on camera purportedly using abusive language against the CM and calling her names.

Kathua rape and murder case: We can’t tolerate it if anybody calls Dogras rapists, criminals, says Choudhary Lal Singh
Mon, May 21, 2018

Singh, who led a 25,000-strong march over nearly 35 km from Lakhanpur to Kootah morh in Hiranagar area of Kathua district, asked the state government to mend its ways.