3 killed, 20 injured injured as grenade hurled on religious congregation in Amritsar

Monday, November 19th, 2018

Amritsar: Three persons were killed and 20 injured in a grenade attack on a religious congregation here on city outskirts on Sunday, an incident which the police are treating as a terrorist act . The incident took place inside the Nirankari Bhavan at Adliwal village near Amritsar’s Rajasansi, police said. A religious congregation of the […]

Curfew lifted in Valley, Rajnath to head all-party team on Sep 4

Tuesday, August 30th, 2016

Srinagar: After 51 long days, the Kashmir Valley on Monday saw curfew lifted from most places as police said the overall law and order situation generally remained calm. The development comes ahead of an all-party delegation, headed by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, arriving here on September 4 to speak to various stakeholders so that […]

1,726 pilgrims leave Jammu for Amarnath Yatra

Friday, July 8th, 2016

Jammu: Another batch of 1,726 pilgrims left Jammu on Friday for the Amarnath Cave Shrine where 75,000 devotees have had ‘Darshan’ so far, officials said. The pilgrims left in a convoy of 12 buses and 28 light motor vehicles escorted by the security forces. “Since the Yatra started on July 2, over 75,000 Yatris have […]

Kishtwar clashes: BJP calls Jammu bandh today

Saturday, August 10th, 2013

Jammu  : BJP has called a bandh in Jammu today to protest against communal clashes and stone-pelting in which 14 persons were injured and a dozen shops were burnt in Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir.”We appeal for a Jammu bandh on Saturday against incidents of communal violence and the government’s failure in ensuring safety […]

Afzal Guru hanging: Third day of curfew in J&K, more security forces deployed

Monday, February 11th, 2013
Curfew in Jammu & Kashmir

Srinagar : Jammu and Kashmir remains tense and under curfew three days after Afzal Guru was hanged and buried in Delhi’s Tihar Jail on Saturday. Additional security forces, including CRPF units and the police, have been called in to help maintain law and order in the state. At least 36 people, including 23 policemen, were […]

Heavy exchange of fire between Indian, Pak troops along LoC in Mendhar

Wednesday, January 9th, 2013
Fire between Indian Pak troops

Jammu : Heavy exchange of fire continued till 2 a.m in the night along eight posts of LOC  in Mendhar sector of Poonch. The firing continued after barbaric attack by Pak troops in which a group of 15 pak soldiers ventured into Indian territory and ambushed an Army patrol party killing two soldiers. A group […]

16 Amarnath sewadars killed, truck falls into ditch near Jammu

Friday, July 27th, 2012
Amarnath Yaatra

Jammu: Sixteen Amarnath pilgrims were killed and 16 others injured when a truck carrying them plunged into a deep gorge in Samba district of Jammu and Kashmir late last night. The truck carrying 34 pilgrims, who were engaged in setting a community kitchen at Amarnath, was returning back when it skidded off the road and […]

BSF sub-inspector killed in Pak firing

Tuesday, September 20th, 2011
BSF File photo

Srinagar : In yet another ceasefire violation, Pakistani forces on Tuesday opened fire on a Border Security Force patrol killing a sub-inspector and injuring a civilian along the Line of Control in Samba district of Jammu and Kashmir.  “There was a firing from across the border (Pakistan) on a patrolling party of BSF along the […]

BJP Yuva Morcha heroes return home to a hearty welcome

Friday, January 28th, 2011
BJP Yuva Morcha heroes return home

Mangalore: The Brave Janatha Party’s Yuva Morcha members who had gone to Jammu via Bangalore, Maharashtra and MP are back in Mangalore, and seven of them met the Press here today to relate their woes and sufferings, apart from their brave act of hoisting the Indian National Flag on Jan.26 morning in Kathua, inside Hindu […]

Nitish disapproves of Ekta Yatra: Tension rises on Jammu borders

Tuesday, January 25th, 2011
Ekta Yatra

New Delhi: Three BJP high ranking leaders all MPs who had gone to Jammu to organise the Indian tricolour hoisting in Srinagar on Jan26 morning, could not go into the city as they were arrested and sent to Punjab today. As BJP remained adamant on the issue, its NDA ally – JD(U) disapproved of the […]