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Man killed in east Delhi firing was family’s sole provider


September 3rd, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) While the police denying any role in his death, Vinod Singh Negi's widowed mother and married sister in Uttarakhand have lost their sole breadwinner in ... Read more...

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Mehbooba walks out of meeting to select vigilance panel


May 29th, 2012 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 28 (IANS) Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leader Mehbooba Mufti Monday walked out of an meeting to decide the panel members for the state vigilance commission (SVC), after disagreeing ... Read more...

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Prasad to be new chief of J&K; Police


May 28th, 2012 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 28 (IANS) Ashok Prasad, a senior officer of the Intelligence Bureau, will be the new director general of Jammu and Kashmir Police.Prasad, who is currently serving as the ... Read more...

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Jammu and Kashmir to have new police chief June 1


May 26th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 26 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Police will have a new police chief June 1 as current incumbent Kuldeep Khoda is retiring May 31.Khoda made this announcement while addressing ... Read more...

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BJP raps government on Amarnath Yatra decision


May 16th, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 16 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday said the Jammu and Kashmir government's decision to stop Hindu religious groups from starting the annual Amarnath pilgrimage from ... Read more...

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Kashmir youth no longer swayed by militancy, says police


March 10th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 10 (IANS) A "negligible number" of Jammu and Kashmir's youth are now joining militant outfits while a greater number are instead helping in anti-militancy operations, the state police ... Read more...

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Baramulla tense over youth’s killing, probe ordered (Roundup)


February 11th, 2012 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 11 (IANS) Tension persisted in Kashmir's Baramulla district Saturday following the death of a 25-year-old youth in a firing incident late Friday. His family and villagers finally agreed ... Read more...

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Youth’s death in firing triggers tension in Kashmir (Lead)


February 11th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 11 (IANS) The death of a 25-year-old youth in north Kashmir's Baramulla district in a firing incident late Friday evening has triggered tensions in the area. Chief Minister ... Read more...

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Youth’s killing triggers tensions in north Kashmir


February 11th, 2012 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 11 (IANS) The death of a 25-year-old youth in north Kashmir's Baramulla district during a cordon-and-search operation late Friday evening, triggered tensions in the area Saturday.Ashiq Hussain Rather, ... Read more...

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One killed in CISF firing, Kashmir promises action (Lead)


January 2nd, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar/Jammu, Jan 2 (IANS) One person was killed and two others were injured Monday when Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) troopers allegedly opened fire at people protesting power shortage at ... Read more...

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Guerrilla outfit owns attack on Kashmir minister


December 12th, 2011 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 12 (IANS) Separatist guerrilla outfit Jamait-ul-Mujahideen (JUM) Monday owned responsibility for Sunday's attack on Jammu and Kashmir Minister Ali Muhammad Sagar in summer capital Srinagar.In a statement faxed ... Read more...

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Omar orders probe into attack on minister


December 12th, 2011 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Dec 12 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Monday asked for a thorough investigation into the militant attack on Law Minister Ali Mohammad Sagar at his home ... Read more...

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No public debate on AFSPA revocation: Omar


November 21st, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 21 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Monday said discussions on the partial revocation of the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA) between the state and ... Read more...

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Jammu and Kashmir Police helping Ambala explosives case probe


October 15th, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar/Jammu, Oct 15 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir Police have sent a team to help in the investigations into the seizure of an explosives-laden car in Ambala, Haryana, authorities said ... Read more...

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Don’t speculate on arrests: police chief


September 22nd, 2011 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 22 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Police chief Thursday cautioned the media against "jumping to conclusions" on the three Kashmiri men arrested for alleged involvement in the Delhi bombing ... Read more...

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Kashmir police verify facts on those detained over blast


September 10th, 2011 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 10 (IANS) Investigations related to detention of some people in connection with the Delhi blast are at an advanced stage and Jammu and Kashmir police are verifying facts, ... Read more...

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Delhi blast: Jammu and Kashmir Police verifying facts


September 10th, 2011 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 10 (IANS) Investigations into the Delhi High Court blast are continuing and facts are being verified after five people from Jammu and Kashmir were detained, said the police ... Read more...

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Kashmir Police outstanding, says home secretary


August 12th, 2011 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 11 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Police are an outstanding force which has done a commendable job in bringing peace and safeguarding public life and property while fighting militancy ... Read more...

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Army cautions against complacency in counter-insurgency


August 5th, 2011 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 4 (IANS) The Indian Army Thursday cautioned the security agencies in Jammu and Kashmir against developing any sense of complacency because of the decline in the militancy in ... Read more...

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Kashmiri woman alleges rape by army men


July 22nd, 2011 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 22 (IANS) Police in Jammu and Kashmir have registered a complaint of abduction and rape based on allegations by a woman against two army personnel.Rukaya Bano, a woman ... Read more...

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Separatists flay Fai arrest, locals don’t care


July 21st, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 21 (IANS) The arrest of Kashmiri American lobbyist Ghulam Nabi Fai in the US has been denounced by separatists here, but the man on the street does not ... Read more...

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Kashmir militancy down by 50 pc: Police


June 19th, 2011 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 19 (IANS) There has been a 50 percent decline in separatist violence in Jammu and Kashmir this year, but crime levels in the state have increased, state Director ... Read more...

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Amarnath pilgrimage security arrangements finalised


June 19th, 2011 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 18 (IANS) Security arrangements for the month and a half long annual pilgrimage to Jammu and Kashmir's cave shrine of Amarnath scheduled to begin June 29 were ... Read more...

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Hindu groups agree to begin Amarnath yatra June 29 (Lead)


June 13th, 2011 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 13 (IANS) Hindu religious leaders Monday agreed to start the annual Amarnath Yatra from June 29, and not June 15 as they had earlier insisted on, ... Read more...

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Government intervens to resolve Amarnath pilgrimage row


June 13th, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 13 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government Monday made a last-ditch effort to bring about a settlement between Hindu religious groups and the Amarnath Shrine Board over ... Read more...

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Over 1000 villagers search for missing Arunachal CM


May 1st, 2011 - 11:47 am ICT by ANI
Itanagar (Arunachal Pradesh), May 1 (ANI): Over one thousand villagers living along the Arunachal Pradesh-Bhutan border fanned out early on Sunday morning in search of a missing helicopter carrying Arunachal Pradesh Chief ... Read more...

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Arunachal MP puts Pawan Hans in dock, blames poor upkeep for crash


April 21st, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghNew Delhi, Apr 21 (ANI): Member of Parliament Takam Sanjoy today raised a question mark over the credibility of Pawan Hans Helicopters after a 24-seater MI 172 chopper operated ... Read more...

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Omar visits family of slain cleric


April 9th, 2011 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 9 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah early Saturday visited the family of Islamic cleric Maulana Showkat Ahmad Shah who was killed in an explosion a ... Read more...

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Ready to deal with any trouble, says Kashmir police chief


March 11th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 11 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir Police and paramilitary forces are confident of successfully tackling without causing collateral damage separatists' plans to stir trouble during the summer, a ... Read more...

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Absconding major surfaces in US, says Al Qaeda present in Kashmir


March 1st, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 1 (IANS) An ex-army major, wanted for the 1996 disappearance and murder of a lawyer and rights activist, has surfaced in California and reportedly said the Al Qaeda is present ... Read more...

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Kashmir readies anti-riot methods to tackle protests


February 26th, 2011 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 26 (IANS) Having faced severe criticism over its handling of last year's summer unrest, Jammu and Kashmir has now readied new anti-riot methods, including surrounding and physically carrying away protestors, ... Read more...

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Avoid rights violations, Omar tells top officials


February 6th, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 6 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Sunday directed the security forces in the state to avoid any violation of human rights at any stage while conducting operations ... Read more...

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BJP starts march to Jammu and Kashmir


January 25th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Lakhanpur (Jammu and Kashmir), Jan 25 (IANS) Hundreds of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) activists Tuesday started marching towards Jammu and Kashmir from Punjab, ignoring the Jammu and Kashmir government's crackdown and ... Read more...

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Six BJP activists arrested in Kashmir


January 22nd, 2011 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 22 (IANS) Six activists of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) were arrested from the Lal Chowk area here Saturday, four days before their party's planned hoisting of the national ... Read more...

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High level security review in Valley ahead of Republic Day


January 21st, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 21 (IANS) The security situation in Kashmir Valley was reviewed at a high-level meeting here Friday ahead of Republic Day and a proposed march by the BJP to hoist the ... Read more...

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