Arun Sharma


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.

Ram Madhav visits Valley, sparks talk of govt formation
Fri, Aug 10, 2018

During his visit, Madhav held a closed-door meeting with a select group of the BJP’s former ministers and sought their opinion on government formation, said a BJP leader who was present at the meeting.

Jammu: Rs 30 lakh seized in cash from Rohingya jhuggi, three held
Fri, Aug 10, 2018

The cash was recovered during a raid on the jhuggi following a tip-off, police sources said, adding that Rs 27 lakh of the seized currency was in Rs 500 and Rs 2000 notes, while the remaining were in notes of lesser denomination.

Delhi attack plan: Militant held in Jammu was to hand over grenades, says police
Tue, Aug 07, 2018

Identified as Irfan Hussain Wani, the militant was arrested from Gandhi Nagar on Sunday. Eight live grenades and nearly Rs 60,000 were seized from him.

One killed in Army firing in Jammu, police file FIR, say no militancy links
Mon, Aug 06, 2018

Police said they have registered an FIR on charges of murder and attempt to murder in the matter. However, the accused are yet to be named as the matter is under investigation, police added.

Man barges into Farooq Abdullah’s Jammu house, shot dead
Sun, Aug 05, 2018

Syeed Murfad Shah’s father Imzad Hussain Shah said, “The CRPF personnel should not have shot him dead... he had no militant links. Even if he did barge into Farooq Abdullah’s house, he was unarmed. The guards could have easily overpowered him.

Jammu-Kashmir: Activist who led Kathua protests held on rape charge
Thu, Aug 02, 2018

The rape charge came nearly a month after Talib's estranged wife got an FIR registered at Samba police station, accusing him of domestic violence and attempting to kill her.

Hiranagar firing range: Administration turns down Army proposal for practice fire
Wed, Aug 01, 2018

The Army had on July 9 written to Kathua Deputy Commissioner Rohit Khajuria about its plan for the practice firing, which was denied by the latter, citing opposition from the local population.

J&K: Those creating Hindu-Muslim divide not real Dogras, says Mehbooba Mufti
Tue, Jul 31, 2018

Mufti said that those who “carry the Tricolour and support people who have committed crime with a little girl” only to create a divide between Hindus and Muslims are “not real Dogras”.

BJP MLA accused of having affair with student, party disciplinary panel suggests suspension for 3 months
Fri, Jul 27, 2018

Last month, the woman's father who is a soldier, had lodged a complaint against Bhagat with the police accusing him of abducting his daughter.

JKNPP chief booked for ‘misbehaving’ with Udhampur DC, SSP
Wed, Jul 25, 2018

In the video clip, which has gone viral on social networking sites since the incident, the JKNPP leader is purportedly heard calling officials as “pithu of politicians”.

Jammu BJP MLA floats ‘non-political’ outfit, party takes note
Mon, Jul 23, 2018

BJP MLA from Basohli, Choudhary Lal Singh, on Sunday called for bifurcation of the state’s resources.

Journey to Vaishno Devi: On road to god, a man and his pony
Sun, Jul 22, 2018

The trek to Vaishno Devi shrine is now easier, safer, brighter. None of which applies to the men who have for years made their living carting pilgrims to it.

Stop all construction near Kaluchak military station: Jammu and Kashmir HC
Wed, Jul 18, 2018

In May, the high court had also heard a petition from GOC of 16 Corps against construction of a bungalow by Assembly Speaker Nirmal Singh’s wife near Army’s ammunition depot in Nagrota.

Counsel for Kathua rape-murder accused made J&K govt lawyer
Wed, Jul 18, 2018

Aseem Sawhney is one of the lawyers representing some of the accused in the case, which is being heard in Pathankot, Punjab.

Two youths from Jammu region join militant ranks
Mon, Jul 16, 2018

J&K DGP S P Vaid confirmed reports of a youth from Doda joining Lashkar ranks in the Valley. Another youth is missing from Kishtwar, he said, adding that police are looking for him.

J-K: BJP MLA’s photos with woman go viral, party seeks explanation
Fri, Jul 13, 2018

MLA Gagan Bhagat’s wife Monika stays separately with their two children. The photographs, suggesting his involvement with another woman without a divorce, have gone viral on social media.

Kathua rape and murder case: Services of four policemen facing trial terminated
Fri, Jul 13, 2018

According to the challan presented against them, SPO Deepak Khajuria was involved in rape and murder of the girl, while the other three policemen had tried to destroy evidence in the case.