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Flash flood washes away young man in Poonch

An official said that Javed Iqbal (29), son of Abdul Salaam, resident of Passain, Loran, was washed away by strong currents while he was crossing a flooded nallah at Dobawash. A young man was washed away after heavy rains triggered...
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BJP MLA goes against party lines, supports Article 35A

Jammu, Aug 11: Contrary to the expectations of his party BJP MLA from RS Pura expressed his support to protect Article 35-A. The statement of BJP MLA has sent embarrassing waves with the party circles.  According to the  Kashmir News...
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Extreme right-wing groups gun for BJP, Unite against party for ‘Humiliating’ Jammu people

Extreme right-wing groups gun for BJP, Unite against party for ‘Humiliating’ Jammu people

Announcements of right-wing groups to make J&K the “core issue” are giving sleepless nights to the state BJP. Leaders of these organisations have stepped up attack on the saffron party for “humiliating and insulting” people of Jammu while sharing p...
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Scrap Article 35A to settle West Pak refugees: BJP spokesperson Sunil Sethi

Scrap Article 35A to settle West Pak refugees: BJP spokesperson Sunil Sethi

The rightwing Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday said Article 35-A should be scrapped to permanently settle the West Pakistan refugees in the State. Addressing a news conference at BJP headquarters in Jammu, State BJP chief spokesperson Sunil Sethi said Wes...
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Gujjar killed, another hurt in Army firing in Ramban

Gujjar killed, another hurt in Army firing in Ramban

A civilian was killed and another injured when the Army allegedly opened fire on them in the wee hours of Sunday in Upper Kohli village of Gool tehsil in Ramban district. The deceased has been identified as Muhammad Rafiq Gujjar...
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Kin of slain intruder ‘Murfad Shah’ block traffic, Demand registration of FIR against CRPF man

Kin of slain intruder ‘Murfad Shah’ block traffic, Demand registration of FIR against CRPF man

A day after an ‘intruder’, Murfad Shah (26), was shot dead inside former Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah’s residence in the Bathindi area of Jammu, his family members staged a massive protest in the Chinore area on Sunday morning. They blocked...
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Jammu Bar split over Article 35A, Majority calls for retention, Right-wing backed groups on opposition

Jammu Bar split over Article 35A, Majority calls for retention, Right-wing backed groups on opposition

Jammu Bar Association Friday witnessed vertical divide where both groups held separate discussions in Jammu and Kashmir High Court at Janipur in support and opposition of Article 35-A. Division among the lawyers has exposed some elements which are bent on...
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Rohingya threat to security: Panun Kashmir

Rohingya threat to security: Panun Kashmir

The Panun Kashmir has expressed satisfaction over Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh’s statement that Rohingya living illegally in the country would be deported to Burma after their identification. Addressing the media, Panun Kashmir president Ashwani Kumar C...
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Jammu legal fraternity divided over defending Art 35A

Jammu legal fraternity divided over defending Art 35A

A day after the J&K High Court Bar Association, Kashmir, has announced to become a party to defend Article 35A in the Supreme Court, their counterparts in Jammu would convene an extraordinary meeting on Friday to take a call on...
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Talib Hussain, Man who led stir for Kathua victim held on rape charge

Talib Hussain, Man who led stir for Kathua victim held on rape charge

Talib Hussain, who was at the forefront of demonstrations seeking justice in the rape and murder of an eight-year-old Bakerwal girl from Rasana in Kathua district, has been arrested by the Samba police on the charge of raping a married...
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