Protests across Jammu region, complete shutdown in Poonch

Protests across Jammu region, complete shutdown in Poonch

A complete shutdown was observed in Poonch, about 235km from Jammu, on Wednesday to protest the terror attacks in Rajouri that left six persons, including two children, dead and 15 others injured. Sanatan Dharam Sabha, Vishwa Hindu Parishad, Bajrang Dal and Hindu Jagran Manch had given the bandh call. “The entire district observed a total shutdown to protest Rajouri killings. Commercial vehicles remained off the roads and markets wore a deserted look. Muslim community extended full support to the bandh call,” said a local from Poonch. Security was beefed up in…

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Maharaja introduced State Subject Laws to defeat anti-state forces in Kashmir: Prof Hari Om patron Ikkjutt

Maharaja introduced State Subject Laws to defeat anti-state forces in Kashmir: Prof Hari Om patron Ikkjutt

Ikkjutt Jammu Party, patron, Prof Hari Om today said that Maharaja Hari Singh introduced State Subject Laws in 1927 to “defeat anti-state forces in Kashmir and British India.” Addressing a press conference here, Prof Om said that Kashmiri leaders of all hues, who otherwise leave no opportunity to denounce the Dogras and the Dogra Maharajas as “aliens and oppressors”, and some of their agents outside Kashmir have unleashed a no-holds-barred propaganda blitz to create an impression that it’s the Maharaja Hari Singh’s State Subject Definition of 1927 and Instrument of…

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Dengue cases on the rise in Jammu, 900 cases reported in last seven days, tally reaches 5908

Dengue cases on the rise in Jammu, 900 cases reported in last seven days, tally reaches 5908

Dengue cases are on the rise in Jammu and Kashmir. The mosquito-borne viral disease has claimed 11 lives and left nearly 6000 people sick in Jammu and Kashmir this season, an official said. Jammu district alone accounted for the highest 4,464 dengue cases, he said. Against this backdrop, the Jammu Municipal Corporation (JMC) on Saturday intensified fogging drive to control the spread of the disease. The fogging drive was launched by JMC Mayor Rajinder Sharma from M A stadium to cover the areas where a high number of dengue cases has been…

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J&K BJP to chalk out strategy against all party meet over inclusion of non-locals in voter list

J&K BJP to chalk out strategy against all party meet over inclusion of non-locals in voter list

National Conference chief Farooq Abdullah to hold all-party meet over revised electoral rolls in J&K The BJP has convened a meeting of its leaders in Jammy on Monday to chalk out a “counter-strategy” against the meeting called by the National Conference over the issue of “inclusion of non-local voters” in the revised electoral rolls in Jammu and Kashmir. J&K BJP president Ravinder Raina has called the meeting of senior leaders at the party headquarters, a party spokesperson said. He said the meeting is being held to chalk out a “counter-strategy”…

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JCO among 4 Soldiers, 2 Militants killed during rebel attack in Rajouri

JCO among 4 Soldiers, 2 Militants killed during army camp attach in Darhal area of Rajouri

Two terrorists, believed to be foreigners, were killed while one Junior Commissioned Officer (JCO) and three riflemen also died in a heavy exchange of fire as terrorists made a bid to enter an Army camp in the Darhal area of Rajouri district on Thursday morning. Two soldiers, including a Major, also sustained injuries in the gunfight. However, the Army and Police officials said that the terror attack was foiled by the alert troops. Officials told that at around 3 am on Thursday, two heavily-armed terrorists came near the fence of…

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Three persons died, Two missing due to flash floods triggered by heavy rains in Kathua

Three persons died, Two missing due to flash floods triggered by heavy rains in Kathua

Three persons, including two minors, died, while two are still missing due to flash floods triggered by heavy rains in Kathua district of Jammu region today. Two siblings died when their mud house collapsed in Payaal village of Billawar area of Kathua. The mud house got damaged due to incessant rains in the region. Both were present in the house when the incident took place and their bodies were recovered after digging the debris. The deceased were identified as Isaq Ali (5) and his sister Razana (2). Their father Mashoor…

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Amarnath Yatra 2022: First batch of pilgrims to leave Jammu base camp today

Amarnath Yatra 2022: First batch of pilgrims to leave Jammu base camp today

Amidst high security, J&K Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha will flag off the first batch of Amarnath pilgrims from Bhagwati Nagar at 4 am on Wednesday. The 43-day yatra will officially begin on Thursday amid unprecedented security arrangements due to the increased threat from the militant groups. Anti-drone system has been deployed in different areas. After a two-year hiatus, the yatra is expected to be attended by eight lakh pilgrims. “All necessary facilities, including traffic management, health, communication and water are in place. We are aware of the high altitude-related issues.…

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Flash floods, landslides throw life out of gear in Jammu region, 1 Killed in lightning incident in Udhampur

Flash floods, landslides throw life out of gear in Jammu region

The Army rescued over 300 people stranded at different spots in Ramban and Udhampur districts on the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway which got blocked due to massive landslides triggered by heavy rain and snowfall on higher reaches. Vehicles stuck in Battery Chashma area of Ramban district in Jammu on Wednesday. The highway was blocked at multiple locations, including Karol, Mehar, Cafeteria Morh, Seri, Battery Chashma, T2, Digdole, Panthyal, Romparhi and Rattanbass. The Gool-Ramban road was also blocked due to a landslide. The administration called Army personnel as hundreds of people were…

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Day 06: Curfew continues in Bhaderwah, scores detained

Day 06: Curfew continues in Bhaderwah, scores detained

Curfew which was imposed on Thursday evening continued for the sixth day on Tuesday in Bhadarwah without any relaxation, while nine people were detained in the curfew-bound town. Meanwhile, restrictions were relaxed in nearby Kishtwar district headquarters for five hours, officials said. The curfew was imposed in the two towns last Thursday following communal tension over the controversial remarks against Prophet Muhammad ( SAW) by now-suspended BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma and certain social media posts by local right wing activists in her support. The officials said all the nine people…

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Day 4: Curfew continues in Doda, Kishtwar Districts

Day 4: Curfew continues in Doda, Kishtwar Districts

Indefinite curfew which was imposed on Thursday evening continued on 4th day in Doda and Kishtwar Districts on Sunday while restrictions under Section 144 of CrPC also remained in effect in Ramban, after a social media post and hate speech video of an individual created communal tension and widespread protests in the area. Authorities have also snapped broadband and mobile internet services in all the three districts of Chenab Region including Doda, Ramban and Kishtwar as a precautionary measure. Sources said the district administrations were making efforts to defuse the…

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