Jammu & Kashmir

Chaddi Mubarak Reaches Mattan

ANANTNAG: The auspicious Chaddi Mubarak reached the historic Surya Temple of Mattan from Srinagar on Sunday, which was welcomed by all sects and beliefs of the locality along with the representatives of the Mattan Tirith Trust. It is pertinent to mention that the Puja of the Chaddi Mubarak is held at various places en route

J&K Wushu Team Shines In Sub-Junior National Championship

SRINAGAR: Wushu players from Jammu and Kashmir bagged 14 medals in the 22nd Sub-Junior National Wushu Championship held in Mandi in Himachal Pradesh earlier this week. More than 1200 athletes from 35 units of the Wushu Association of India participated in the event that was organised between July 9 and July 14. Athletes of the

Why Terrorism In India Would Be Difficult To Control

With the recent spike in terrorist activities in Kashmir, it looks like the ‘good times’ ushered by the abrogation of Article 370 are over. It was an optimistic three-year phase that speculated about all that was bright in the future of Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh: people empowerment, equity and fairness, comprehensive development, a three-tier system

Pak Has No Locus Standi on PM Modi’s J&K Visit: MEA

NEW DELHI: The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) has said that Pakistan has “no locus standi” to comment on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s recent visit to Jammu and Kashmir. The MEA’s response came after Pakistan Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif had termed PM Modi’s recent visit to Jammu as “staged”. “I do not understand the word

PM’s Promise: J&K Youth Won’t Suffer Like Their Parents, Grandparents

  PALLI(SAMBA): On his first official visit to Jammu and Kashmir after the Bharatiya Janata Party-led central government scrapped Article 370, which gave special status to J&K, Prime Minister Narendra Modi promised the local youths that they will not suffer like their parents and grandparents. “I assure, rather promise that youths of J&K won’t see

Decisive Control Over Terrorism Biggest Achievement in J&K After Abrogation Of Article 370: HM Amit Shah

JAMMU: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday said that the biggest achievement of the Central government in Jammu and Kashmir after the abrogation of Article 370 was “decisive control” over terrorism in the Valley for the first time. Addressing the 83rd CRPF Day Parade program in Jammu, Shah said that the government of PM

J&K: 3 LeT Terrorists, Involved In Killing Of Sarpanch, Eliminated in Srinagar Encounter

SRINAGAR: Three wanted terrorists of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) offshoot The Resistance Front (TRF), who were involved in the murder of a sarpanch, were eliminated in an encounter with security forces here, the police said on Wednesday. The terrorists were killed during a search operation by a joint team of Jammu and Kashmir Police and the Rashtriya Rifles

Kunan-Poshpora Women Were ‘Used By Nexus Through Fake Narrative’: Top Army Officer

KUPWARA (J&K): The victims of the 1991 alleged mass rape in Kunan-Poshpora villages in north Kashmir’s Kupwara were “used by a nexus through a fake narrative”, a top Army officer posted in the Valley said on Monday. Speaking on the sidelines of an event here, General Officer Commanding (GoC) of Srinagar-based 15 Corps, Lt General

Widespread Crackdown Against Proscribed Jamaat-e-Islami Begins In Kashmir For Terror Links

Srinagar: The newly constituted State Investigation Agency (SIA), mandated to probe terror related cases in Jammu and Kashmir, has begun its crackdown on proscribed Jamaat-e-Islami and quizzed its chief along with some associates for their association with terrorist groups. On Thursday, SIA quizzed last serving Ameer (Chief) Abdul Hameed Ganie of Jamaat for eight hours

Anees Disowns Pro-Pakistan Grandfather Geelani For Government Job

Srinagar: Anees-ul-Islam, the grandson of pro-Pakistan leader, Syed Ali Shah Geelani, has disowned his grandfather to save his Government job, which he got in lieu melting down of 2016 agitation. Anees was given a Government job when scores of Kashmiri mothers were receiving bodies of their sons covered in shrouds every day on calls of