Man Shot Dead in Srinagar, Another Injured, in Apparent Terrorist Attack

Man Shot Dead in Srinagar, Another Injured, in Apparent Terrorist Attack

The deceased has been identified as Amritpal Singh from Amritsar Terrorists shot dead a worker from Punjab while another sustained injuries in the Habba Kadal area of the city on Wednesday, officials said here. Amritpal Singh, a resident of Amritsar, was shot by the terrorists from point blank range with an AK rifle at Shalla Kadal locality in Habba Kadal around 7 pm, the officials said. They said Singh died on the spot while another non-local worker identified as Rohit, aged 25, sustained injuries in the incident. Rohit also hails…

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Kashmir Reeling Under Winter’s Grip: Heavy Snowfall Disrupts Travel; Highway closed, flights grounded

Kashmir Reeling Under Winter's Grip: Heavy Snowfall Disrupts Travel; Highway closed, flights grounded

Kashmir Battles Winter’s Fury: Snowfall Cripples Valley, Community Spirit Soars Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir: Kashmiris are weathering the brunt of a harsh winter as heavy snowfall blankets the valley, causing widespread disruptions and highlighting the community’s remarkable resilience. Paralyzed Transportation: The vital Srinagar-Jammu National Highway, nicknamed the “lifeline” of the valley, lies choked under treacherous snowdrifts, leaving hundreds of travelers stranded and disrupting the flow of essential supplies. As reported, the closure comes after nearly 31 cm of snowfall in Qazigund, leaving authorities scrambling to clear the route. Grounded Flights:…

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Kashmir Public Transport Grinds to Halt for 48 Hours as Strike Begins Tomorrow

Kashmir Public Transport Grinds to Halt for 48 Hours as Strike Begins Tomorrow

Kashmir Valley Braces for Two-Day Transport Pause: Passenger Vehicles Join Nationwide ‘Steering Chodo Andolan’ Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir: Brace yourselves, Kashmir travellers! All passenger vehicles in the valley will be taking a two-day break from January 9th to 10th, participating in a nationwide protest called the ‘Steering Chodo Andolan’. This decision by the All Kashmir Transporters’ Confederation (AKTC) comes in solidarity with similar strikes planned by transporters across Maharashtra, New Delhi, and several other Indian states. Mohammad Shafi Mir, Chairman of the AKTC, confirmed the planned strike to news agency…

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Symbolic Reunion: Baig Rekindles Ties with PDP at Party Founder’s Mausoleum

Symbolic Reunion: Baig Rekindles Ties with PDP at Party Founder's Mausoleum

Following the abrogation of Article 370 and Mehbooba Mufti’s 15-month detention, several former MLAs and Ministers, including Baig, departed the party Former parliamentarian Muzaffar Hussain Baig and his wife, Safina Beigh, re-joined the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on the seventh death anniversary of former Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed on Sunday. Before honouring the late Mufti, Baig remarked that no one had left the PDP during those years; there were merely some misunderstandings. Speaking at Mufti’s graveside, Baig praised him as one of the greatest leaders in the country. In…

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Indian Government Bans Tehreek-e-Hurriyat for Five Years Under Anti-Terror Law

Indian Government Bans Tehreek-e-Hurriyat for Five Years Under Anti-Terror Law

The Ministry of Home Affairs has officially declared ‘Tehreek-e-Hurriyat (TeH)’ as an ‘unlawful association’ for the next five years under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act. In a notification issued, the MHA mentioned that it has declared TeH as an unlawful association for a five-year period, using the authority granted by section 3 of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967 (37 of 1967). Following this announcement, Union Home Minister Amit Shah posted on ‘X’, “The ‘Tehreek-e-Hurriyat, J&K (TeH) has been declared an ‘Unlawful Association’ under UAPA.

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Custodial Death: Brigadier among three Army officers shifted over death of 3 civilians in Rajouri

Custodial Death: Brigadier among three Army officers shifted over death of 3 civilians in Rajouri

Poonch residents Were picked up by army Three Poonch residents were found dead after they were picked up by the Army for questioning over the terror attack that left four soldiers dead. A purported video of interrogation of detained civilians had gone viral. Pending an inquiry into alleged custodial death of three civilians, the Army has shifted three senior officers, including a Brigadier stationed in Rajouri. The other two officers who have been moved out are of the rank of Colonel and Lieutenant Colonel. An internal inquiry is already underway…

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Retired Police Officer Shot Dead by Un-identified Gunmen in Baramulla Mosque Attack

Retired police officer shot dead by unidentified gunmen at Baramulla mosque

A retired police officer was shot dead by terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Sunday morning. A retired police officer was shot dead by terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Sunday morning. According to the police, the incident took place when the retired Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP), identified as Mohammad Shafi, was praying at a mosque in the city’s Gantmulla Baramulla area. The area has been cordoned off. Further details are awaited.  

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Militants strike in Rajouri killing three soldiers and injuring three

MIlitants strike in Rajouri killing three soldiers and Injured three

Security forces launched an operation based on “hard intelligence” in the general area of DKG late on Wednesday Three army soldiers died in a fierce gunfight with terrorists in the Dera Ki Gali (DKG) area of Poonch district on Thursday, people familiar with the matter said. A military spokesperson said the operation based on “hard intelligence” was launched on Wednesday night in the general area of DKG, Thanamandi, Rajouri. Two army vehicles carrying troops that were headed to the operational site came under attack by terrorists at about 3:45pm on…

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PM Modi Rules Out Restoring Article 370: ‘No Power Can Bring It Back’

PM Modi Rules Out Restoring Article 370: 'No Power Can Bring It Back'

PM Narendra Modi, making a strong defence of the scrapping of Article 370, said “no power in the universe could restore the revoked provisions of the Constitution”, according to a report. The scrapping of Article 370 was necessary for the development of the people and ease of their life, PM said, pointing out that the special status provision awarded to J&K was being used by some for political interests. PM Narendra Modi, making a strong defence of the scrapping of Article 370, said “no power in the universe could restore…

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Restrictions Continue: No Friday Prayers at Srinagar’s Jamia Masjid for 10th Week

Restrictions Continue: No Friday Prayers at Srinagar's Jamia Masjid for 10th Week

Mirwaiz Muhammad Umar Farooq condemns repeated closure of the mosque on Fridays and his “arbitrary on-off detention” The management committee of the Jamia Masjid at Nowhatta in Srinagar has alleged that the Jammu and Kashmir administration did not allow Friday prayers for the 10th consecutive week. The Anjuman Auqaf of the Jamia Masjid in a statement said the authorities once again disallowed Friday prayers at the Central Mosque for the 10th consecutive Friday and also put Mirwaiz Muhammad Umar Farooq, who delivers the Friday sermon there, under house detention. The…

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