Arun Sharma


J&K: Activist Talib Hussain granted bail in rape case
Sat, Oct 13, 2018

Hussain was arrested from Kashmir’s Tral area on July 31, less than two hours after a relative of his estranged wife had accused him of rape.

J&K urban local body polls: Nearly 80% voting in Jammu, Doda, Kishtwar also see high polling
Thu, Oct 11, 2018

Doda recorded 75 per cent polling, Kishtwar followed at 72 per cent. Elsewhere, officials said polling percentage was 84 in Udhampur, 83 in Reasi, 79 in Ramban, and 79.42 in Kathua districts of Jammu region.

J&K local body polls: BJP fields advocate who lost party post after seeking CBI probe into Kathua case
Sat, Oct 06, 2018

Hiranagar Municipal Committee is one of the half-dozen urban local bodies in the district that are going to polls in the second phase in Jammu and Kashmir on October 10.

J&K: Tension erupts at college after teacher shows disrespect to national anthem
Sat, Sep 29, 2018

During the national anthem, the lecturer kept his one hand in the pocket and another behind his back with one leg taking the support of a wall.

Jammu: NC expels 8 leaders for opposing poll boycott call
Thu, Sep 27, 2018

NC spokesperson Madan Mantoo said, ``They have willfully violated the party decision of non-participation in civic boy polls."

Kathua rape case: Key witness shifted to another cell over ‘threat to life’ in jail
Mon, Sep 24, 2018

Hussain, who spearheaded the agitation against the rape-murder an eight-year-old girl in Kathua district, has allegedly been threatened to be “brutally” killed in custody before he reaches the court for his next hearing, which is scheduled on September 25.

Pakistan Rangers gun down BSF man, slit his throat
Thu, Sep 20, 2018

Following the incident, vigil has been stepped up along the International Border. Though senior BSF officials were tight-lipped over the matter, sources said they had lodged a strong protest with their Pakistani counterparts.

Participate in J&K local polls: Rajnath Singh
Tue, Sep 18, 2018

Both the PDP and NC have decided to boycott the polls until the Centre clarifies its stand on Article 35-A. The Congress has said the situation is not congenial for the electoral exercise.

J&K Police prepared for upcoming civic body elections: DGP Dilbagh Singh
Mon, Sep 17, 2018

The state election commission had on Saturday announced civic body elections to be held in the state in four phases beginning October 8.

Three militants who attacked cops killed in Jammu
Fri, Sep 14, 2018

Massive search operations had been going on in Jhajjar nullah and areas around it including Jhajjar Kotli and Kakriyal ever since three militants escaped on Wednesday morning after firing at a police party.

J-K: After highway attack, militants ‘changed clothes, ate food’ at a villager’s house, search ops underway to nab them
Thu, Sep 13, 2018

The militants also reportedly offered money to the villager's family to take them to the Valley. His family, however, refused to guide them.

J&K MBA graduate joins Hizbul Mujahideen, family urges him to return
Wed, Sep 05, 2018

Haroon Abbas, who was posted at a pharmaceutical company in Jammu for the past four years as marketing executive, is the second youth from Doda district to pick up the gun since July this year.

Not right time for rural polls… impossible in Valley: BJP leader
Sun, Sep 02, 2018

“The BJP wants elections to be held, but first the safety of candidates and local people will have to be ensured,” former deputy chief minister Kavinder Gupta, who was part of the party delegation that met Malik Friday, said.

Women exploited in J-K BJP, woman leader complains to state unit chief
Sat, Sep 01, 2018

The BJP member alleged that there is no respect for women in the party and “they (party’s male leaders) don’t know how to behave with women”.

Satya Pal Malik our man, Vohra beat his own dafli: J&K BJP chief Raina
Fri, Aug 31, 2018

“Vohra ko hum nahin laana chahte the... Woh apni dafli bajata tha... Abhi Governor aaya hai, woh hamara banda hai (We did not want to bring Vohra... He used to tomtom his own achievements... The Governor who has come now, he is our man).”

J-K: Army Jawan held for circulating ‘communally-sensitive’ video in Rajouri
Sat, Aug 25, 2018

J-K: The arrest was made after a local resident lodged a complaint with Rajouri DC Mohammad Aijaz. “I have ordered police to take stringent action against the accused as his post had the potential to disturb law and order in the border district,’’ the DC said.

Defence land rent ‘scam’ Whistleblower found dead; relatives allege murder, block highway
Sat, Aug 18, 2018

Family members of the dead claimed he had been murdered and that he had been receiving threat calls from people involved in the scam.

J&K: School teacher, college student arrested for ‘communally sensitive’ Facebook post
Tue, Aug 14, 2018

The latest arrests have come despite the issuance of an advisory by the state government regarding dos and don’ts for admins of WhatsApp groups so as to check circulation of rumours in the state.

Jammu: Audio recording on phone helps police crack gangrape case; two arrested, victim missing
Mon, Aug 13, 2018

After the alleged gangrape, the woman went to the Chenab bridge and around 7.30 pm called the accused a number of times and threatened to commit suicide by jumping into the river.

J-K BJP MLA takes on party: Scrapping Article 35A to hit Jammu
Sun, Aug 12, 2018

Gagan Bhagat, the MLA from RS Pura, in Jammu division, has asked people of Jammu, where many are believed to be in favour of the law being struck down, to discuss the issue and raise their voice in support of Article 35A.