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Curfew relaxed for six hours in Kishtwar

Authorities today gave a six-hour relaxation in curfew that was imposed on Sunday in Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir following a stone pelting incident triggered by arrest of three separatists. “We relaxed the curfew from 12 noon to 6...
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Kishtwar under curfew after arrest of 2 Hurriyat leaders

The state government imposed curfew in communally sensitive Kishtwar town following the arrest of three persons —two of them under the Public Safety Act — in the wee hours today for their alleged involvement in anti-national and criminal activities. The...
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Amidst shutdown ‘Azadi’ slogans raised in Kishtwar; Zuhr prayers offered on road in Bandipora

Amidst shutdown ‘Azadi’ slogans raised in Kishtwar; Zuhr prayers offered on road in Bandipora

Amidst complete shutdown a massive protest rally was underway at bus stand Kishtwar which was attended by more than two thousand people on Thursday to show solidarity with Kashmiris. Reports said that people raised anti-India slogans during the rally. “Enthu...
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Doda, Kishtwar observed Bandh over killings of civilians in Kashmir

Doda, Kishtwar observed Bandh over killings of civilians in Kashmir

The majority community in the twin districts of Doda and Kishtwar today observed partial bandh over the killings of civilians during the Kashmir unrest following the gunning down of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani. In Doda, protests were held at...
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Hindu fanatics being armed against Muslims in Kishtwar

Hindu fanatics being armed against Muslims in Kishtwar

Distribution of weapons on a large scale to Hindu zealots in Kishtwar district, notorious for being the center of Indian army-backed killer gang Village Defence Committees, betrays terrible designs of RSS-backed Indian government and its local collaborators ag...
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‘Chenab Valley a goldmine of natural resources’

‘Chenab Valley a goldmine of natural resources’

Saying that Chenab Valley is a goldmine of natural resources, Deputy Chief Minister, Dr Nirmal Singh today called upon the stakeholders to synergize their activities so that the region and other unexplored areas of the state are brought on the...
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Doda-Kishtwar highway turns into death trap

Doda-Kishtwar highway turns into death trap

Though there is no rain in the entire Chenab region for the past one week, the 115-km stretch of the Batote-Doda-Kishtwar national highway has been in a pathetic condition. It has turned a death trap for thousands of people who...
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Expedition takes unfamiliar route from Ladakh to Kishtwar

Expedition takes unfamiliar route from Ladakh to Kishtwar

A group of mountaineers have successfully completed the first-of-its-kind ‘Himalayan Traverse’ from the higher reaches of Ladakh to upper Kishtwar in the Jammu region. Though several expeditions are usually undertaken in the Himalayas of Kashmir and Ladakh...
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Call for Kishtwar, Bhaderwah bandh today

Call for Kishtwar, Bhaderwah bandh today

Muslim community in Kishtwar and Bhaderwah have given a bandh call for Friday to protest against burning of flag bearing Qur’anic verses by the right wing Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) activists in Rajouri recently. Anjuman-e-Islamia in Bhaderwah and Imam ...
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Seven booked under sedition in Kishtwar

Seven booked under sedition in Kishtwar

Seven persons were on Saturday arrested on sedition charges for allegedly raising pro-Pakistan, pro- freedom slogans in Kishtwar area of Jammu and Kashmir, a senior police officer said. “Seven people have been arrested and booked under sedition charges f...
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