Lawyers from Jammu advocating for the strengthening of Article 370, 35A

Lawyers from Jammu advocating for the strengthening of Article 370, 35A

Lawyers in Jammu on Tuesday pitched for strengthening Articles 370 and 35-A at a time when campaign against J&K’s special status by rightwing organisations has gained momentum. A meeting was organised here by prominent lawyers affiliated with the Jammu Bar...
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Govt failed to tackle the flood threat posed by Chenab and Tawi, protection works only on paper

Govt failed to tackle the flood threat posed by Chenab and Tawi, protection works only on paper

The state government has failed to tackle the flood threat posed by the mighty Chenab and Tawi and much-touted flood protection projects exist on paper only. The non-serious approach of planners has emerged as the biggest threat to water bodies,...
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Kathua Victim’s father moves Punjab HC, seeks death penalty for convicts

Kathua Victim’s father moves Punjab HC, seeks death penalty for convicts

Just over a month after a Pathankot court convicted six of the seven accused in the Kathua rape-murder case, the victim’s father on Wednesday moved the Punjab and Haryana High Court challenging the solitary acquittal and seeking death penalty for...
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35 Dead, 16 Injured after bus crashed in Kishtwar

35 Dead, 16 Injured after bus crashed in Kishtwar

At least 35 people died and 16 others were injured when an overcrowded bus skidded off a hilly road and fell into a deep gorge in Kishtwar district on Monday morning, officials said. The minibus, which was on its way...
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Vande Bharat Express, new train to cut short Delhi-Katra travel time by 4 hours

Vande Bharat Express, new train to cut short Delhi-Katra travel time by 4 hours

Offering bonanza to Vaishno Devi pilgrims, the Indian Railways has decided to run a high-tech semi-high-speed Vande Bharat Express between Delhi and Katra with an aim to reduce the travel time by about four hours. Senior officials at Rail Bhawan...
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Encounter underway between rebels and security forces in Kishtwar, 2 LeT rebels feared trapped

Encounter underway between rebels and security forces in Kishtwar, 2 LeT rebels feared trapped

Two Lashker-e-Toiba (LeT) militants are believed to be trapped in a cordon laid by troops in the forest area of Kishwan in mountainous district. Sources told Kashmir Post that forces launched cordon and search operation (CASO) in dense forests of...
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BJP told to clear stand on Articles 35A, 370: PIL

BJP told to clear stand on Articles 35A, 370: PIL

Dilly-dallying on the abrogation of Articles 35A and 370 amounts to “murdering people’s mandate and negating Preamble of the Indian Constitution”. “The abrogation of these Articles, constitution of a Delimitation Commission to give the Jammu province d...
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Infamous Kathua rape & murder case verdict likely today, security stepped up near the court

Infamous Kathua rape & murder case verdict likely today, security stepped up near the court

With the verdict in the Kathua rape and murder case to be delivered on Monday, tight security has been put in place near the district and sessions court in Pathankot. The incident, wherein an 8-year-old girl from the Bakarwal community...
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Regular power, Water supply still a distant dream for seven lakh Jammu residents

Regular power, Water supply still a distant dream for seven lakh Jammu residents

Grappling with drinking water shortage and regular power outages, Jammu is a living nightmare for its 7 lakh residents in the blistering heat. About 45 years after the first Master Plan (1974) was framed for Jammu, crores of rupees have...
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Jammu continues to reel under heat wave, sizzling at 42.5 degrees, light rain likely on Monday

Jammu continues to reel under heat wave, sizzling at 42.5 degrees, light rain likely on Monday

The heat-wave conditions continued in Jammu as the city recorded 42.5 degrees Celsius today, three degrees above normal. The temperature was three notches below yesterday’s 45.5 degrees Celsius, season’s highest so far. Earlier, from Tuesday to Wednesday J...
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