Lookout notice for three men involved in anti-national sloganeering

The J&K Police have issued a lookout notice for three suspects who allegedly raised anti-national slogans outside GGM Science College in Jammu on February 11. The police have released the photographs of the three men and have sought support from the public to identify them and inform the cops accordingly. Recently, the situation outside GGM Science College, Jammu, had turned ugly after a few miscreants allegedly raised anti-national slogans, evoking sharp reaction from the students. Reacting to these slogans, a few students had allegedly thrown stones on the stranded passengers…

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Curfew relaxed across Jammu, but Section 144 in place

The district administration eased restrictions in Jammu on Wednesday after five days but Section 144 of the CrPC, which prohibits the gathering of four or more persons at one place remained in place. A curfew was clamped in Jammu following violence after the Pulwama attackon February 14. The district administration eased the restrictions on Wednesday after reviewing the situation in the city. The authorities, however, snapped mobile internet services an hour after restoring it, sensing increased activity on the social media. Shopkeepers opened their shops and some banks and ATMs…

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Release detained youths or situation will turn worse, threatens Dogra group

The Jammu Province People’s Forum (JPPF), an organisation advocating cause of Dogras, Wednesday threatened agitation if police do not immediately release over 100 boys allegedly detained in Jammu during protests against Pulwama attack. “100 plus innocent (boys) are detained for none of their fault. We request the administration to release the detained innocent youths of Jammu otherwise situation will become bad to worse”, Working President of the Forum, M S Katoch said Wednesday here. The JPPF, which supervised the agitation for the Central University Jammu (CUJ) and AIIMS and forced…

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After 4 days curfew, 3-hr relaxation in parts of Jammu

After four days of curfew, the administration on Monday gave three-hour relaxation in Jammu. The district administration had clamped curfew in Jammu on Friday in view of the violence in some part after the Pulwama attack. After reviewing the situation in the city, Jammu District Magistrate Ramesh Kumar relaxed the curfew for three hours in south Jammu. Restrictions continued in other parts of the city. “Curfew was relaxed in the areas falling under five police stations of south Jammu — Gandhi Nagar (except police post Nehru Park and Digiana), Channi…

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Curfew throws life out of gear on the ​3rd day in Jammu, 120 booked for Arson & Violence

Normal life in Jammu and its outskirts was paralysed as curfew continued for the third consecutive day on Sunday after tension gripped the winter capital following the Pulwama attack. Though the day remained peaceful, no relaxation was given in the curfew due to tension in some parts of the city. Sources said a high-level meeting of civil and police administration was held on Sunday to review the situation but no decision was taken on relaxing the curfew. All roads were blocked with barbed wires and no movement of vehicles or…

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Curfew imposed in Jammu after 12 injured in mob violence, Civil Secretariat employees union threatens to return to Kashmir

Curfew was imposed in Jammu city following massive violence in which at least 12 persons were injured and dozens of vehicles damaged and torched by the mobs during a bandh call on Friday. The Army has been requested to help the administration in maintaining law and order and conduct flag marches, they said. Curfew was imposed as authorities feared a communal backlash, officials said. Protesters, particularly in the old city, refused to disperse even after loudspeakers announced that curfew was imposed. According to officials, there was complete bandh in Jammu…

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Scores injured during a scuffle between students and stranded Kashmiri passengers in Jammu

A scuffle broke out between a group of students and some stranded Kashmir-bound passengers outside the Gandhi Memorial Science College here on Monday but timely intervention by police brought the situation under control, officials said. The clash took place when the students came out of the college to protest alleged chanting of “objectionable slogans” by some of the stranded passengers while protesting the alleged failure of the administration to help them in the hour of crisis, the officials said. They said police immediately swung into action and resorted to mild…

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6523 Rohingya in J&K, Settlement to be probed by security agencies

Against the backdrop of biometrics and profiling of personal data of Rohingya staying in Jammu and Kashmir, security agencies are now looking into all circumstances that led to the “illegal settlement” of Myanmar residents in the Jammu region under an alleged “conspiracy”. “Some exercise has been undertaken and it is still in progress. It will be premature to divulge more details on the issue. The CID wing is conducting the profiling and biometrics of Rohingya,” said a senior police officer, requesting anonymity. The officer, however, said the recovery of about…

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Mahant Dinesh Bharati shouting ‘Hindus must have 5 children and each should be armed’ & J&K BJP chief watching, speech on stage

With VHP and RSS leaders on stage and Jammu and Kashmir BJP president Ravinder Raina and three former state BJP ministers in the audience, Mahant Dinesh Bharati, a prominent face of the 2008 Amarnath agitation, said Hindus should have five children each and that they should all be armed. Bharati was addressing a dharam sabha organised by the Vishwa Hindu Parishad in Jammu Sunday, where Swami Jagadguru Hansadevacharyaji, head of the Akhil Bharatiya Sant Samiti, an umbrella body of Hindu seers, was the chief guest. State BJP chief Raina and…

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Police rush to Jammu to nab accused Army jawan in Bulandshahr violence

A Uttar Pradesh police team was sent to Jammu to arrest an Army jawan allegedly involved in the murder of a police inspector during the Bulandshahr violence, and five more people were nabbed in the case, taking the total number of arrests to nine, officials said Friday. Sedition is one of the 17 charges in the FIR in which 27 people have been named besides 50-60 unidentified people. They were allegedly involved in the violence that led to the killing of Inspector Subodh Singh and Sumit Kumar, 20. The violence…

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