Post resignation from National Conference Devender Rana & Surjit Singh Slathia formally joined the BJP

Post resignation from National Conference Devender Rana & Surjit Singh Slathia formally joined the BJP

A day after resigning from the National Conference, Devender Rana, the former head of its Jammu division, along with another party leader Surjit Singh Slathia joined the BJP on Monday. Rana and Slathia joined the BJP at its headquarters here in the presence of Union ministers Dharmendra Pradhan, Hardeep Singh Puri, and Jitendra Singh. Rana, who is a former MLA and the younger brother of Union minister Jitendra Singh, has also served as a political advisor to former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister and National Conference (NC) leader Omar Abdullah.…

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One JCO, Four Soldiers killed during encounter in Rajouri district: Report

One JCO, Four Soldiers killed during encounter in Rajouri district - Report

A Junior Commissioned Officer and four soldiers who were “critically” injured in a gunfight with militants in villages close to Dara Ki Gali in the Surankote area of Poonch district succumbed to injuries on Monday. “In firefight during the ongoing encounter with (militants), one JCO and four Jawans of Indian Army have suffered critical injuries,” Defence ministry PRO-based in Jammu told “Further update follows,” he said. However, sources told that all five of them have succumbed to the injuries. Official confirmation in this regard is still awaited. The encounter, the…

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Two govt teachers shot dead by unknown gunmen in Srinagar

Two teachers killed by unknown gunmen in Srinagar

Two government school teachers, including a woman, were shot dead by unknown gunmen in Eidgah area of Srinagar. Unidentified men entered a school in Srinagar’s historical old town Eidgah on Thursday and morning and gunned down its principal and another teacher. Officials said the gunmen fired upon the duo, identified as principal Satinder Kaur from Alochibagh and Deepak Chand from Jammu, leaving them critically injured. They were shifted to SKIMS hospital where they were declared dead on arrival. Reacting to the killings, Dilbagh Singh, JK DGP, said: “These incidents targeting…

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Corona Curfew: 08 Area’s of Srinagar District put under Corona Curfew

Corona Curfew - Admin announced corona curfew in 08 areas of Srinagar District

District administration Srinagar has ordered a strict corona curfew in some areas of the city for the period of 10 days starting today. As per an order issued by district magistrate Srinagar Dr. Aijaz Asad, there shall be strict Corona Curfew in the areas of Zadibal (SMC) Ward No’s: 55-Hawal, 56-Alamgari Bazar, & 63-Kathi Darwaz) and Lal Bazar (SMC Ward No’s: 59-Lalbazar, 60-Botshah Mohalla, 61-Umer Colony) for a period of 10 days starting from today. (A) Permissible Activities: i. All essential services including all incidental services and activities needed for…

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Jammu’s Business Body calls for shutdown against Central Policies

Jammu's Business Body calls for shutdown against Central Policies

The traders have a list of complaints against the Modi govt but the trigger for the fresh outrage is purported govt move to allow Reliance to open 100 stores in Jammu Jammu’s top business body, whose office-bearers are known for their close links with the BJP, has called a shutdown to protest against the Narendra Modi government’s alleged anti-Jammu policies. Jammu traders have a long list of complaints against the Centre but the trigger for the fresh outrage is the purported government move to allow Reliance to open 100 stores…

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Two civilians shot dead in two separate incidents in Srinagar

Two civilians shot dead in two separate incidents in Srinagar

Two civilians were killed in two separate incidents of firing by militants in Jammu and Kashmir’s Srinagar on Saturday evening. Both the incidents took place within a kilometer radius in just three hours. The first incident took place when a civilian identified as Abdul Majid Guru, a resident of Chattabal in Srinagar, was fired from a close range at the Karan Nagar area which is not far away from Batamaloo. He succumbed to his injuries even though the SMHS hospital was a stone’s throw away from the place of the…

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Al-Qaeda congratulates Taliban, calls for Kashmir ‘Liberation’

Al-Qaeda congratulates Taliban, calls for Kashmir ‘Liberation’

Following the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan on August 15, one of the greatest concerns of regional analysts and security officials has been the victory energising terror groups active across South Asia. Al-Qaeda on Tuesday called for the “liberation” of Kashmir and other so-called Islamic lands from the “clutches of the enemies of Islam” in a message congratulating the Taliban for its victory in Afghanistan. A detailed statement issued by al-Qaeda hours after the Taliban declared Afghanistan had gained “full independence” following the drawdown of US forces referred to the terror…

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India & Pakistan should sit together to resolve outstanding issues: Taliban

India & Pakistan should sit together to resolve outstanding issues - Taliban

In his first comments on Kashmir, Taliban spokesman Zabiullah Mujahid has said that Pakistan and India should sit together to resolve all their outstanding issues because both are neighbors and their interests are linked to each other. Mujahid made the remarks during a wide-ranging interview with Pakistani TV channel ARY News. On Jammu and Kashmir, Zabihullah said New Delhi needs to have a “positive attitude towards the disputed territory”, ARY News reported. About ties with countries, particularly India, Mujahid said the Taliban desires good ties with all nations, including India…

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PAGD seeks restoration of Article 370, 35-A & Full Statehood

PAGD seeks restoration of Article 370, 35-A & Full Statehood

J&K people being humiliated, its consequences can be dangerous for the entire nation, have renewed pledge to fight till pre-Aug 4, 2019 position is restored: Tarigami People’s Alliance for Gupkar Declaration (PAGD) on Tuesday passed a resolution, demanding restoration of Article 370, 35A and the full Statehood to Jammu, Kashmir, and Ladakh. The conglomerate also stated that the people of the Union Territory are being humiliated and thus must be stopped as its consequences can be dangerous for the entire nation. Addressing a press conference after holding a meeting, PAGD…

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Ashiq Mir, Associate of Shahid Imran arrested in ‘Extortion Case’ in Baramulla, Police gets 7 days remand

Ashiq Mir, Associate of Shahid Imran arrested in 'Extortion Case' in Baramulla, Police gets 7 days remand

Police on Saturday got seven days remand of a person, allegedly associated with a Facebook user running news and current affairs, in connection with an extortion case registered against him in Police station Baramulla. The police arrested the person, Ashiq Mir, in connection with FIR 177/2021 under IPC sections 384 (extortion) and 506 (criminal intimidation). Confirming the arrest and subsequent police remand of seven days by the court of jurisdiction, a police officer said more arrests are expected in the coming days. He said at the instance of the Ashiq…

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