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 West...
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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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Kashmir parties whipping up emotions over Article 35A: BJP

Kashmir parties whipping up emotions over Article 35A: BJP

The BJP on Tuesday charged Kashmir-centric parties with instigating the masses over Article 35-A, which accords special rights to J&K citizens, just to reap political benefits. The party said the matter was sub judice and raking it up was not...
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Sedatives overdose left victim incapacitated to resist rape, murder: Supplementary Charge Sheet

Sedatives overdose left victim incapacitated to resist rape, murder: Supplementary Charge Sheet

The eight-year-old girl from Kathua, who was gang-raped and killed in January this year, was overdosed with a cocktail of sedatives through her captivity,”rendering her incapacitated” to resist sexual assault and murder, states the supplementary ch...
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Don’t play vote politics over Dogra pride: Devender Singh Rana to BJP

Don’t play vote politics over Dogra pride: Devender Singh Rana to BJP

National Conference provincial president Devender Singh Rana on Sunday said the Dogra pride was a prerogative of the people of the Jammu region and the BJP should not play politics over it. “When the party was in power in the...
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