Devinder Singh a sikh leader slapped with PSA for ‘Mirpur-Kotli chalo’ call

Devinder Singh a sikh leader slapped with PSA for ‘Mirpur-Kotli chalo’ call

A Sikh leader, held last year for his alleged role in the some transaction case but released later on bail, has been detained under Public Safety Act (PSA) for making “provocative speeches”, the police said today. An advocate by profession,...
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Tension mounts in Nowshera after attacks by right wing groups over Christian conversions

Tension mounts in Nowshera after attacks by right wing groups over Christian conversions

A number of Christian families in Sayal village of the border town of Nowshera are facing nightmarish situation after allegations of attacks by right wing groups on them over the conversion of Hindus into Christianity. Earlier a church, some shops...
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Protester attempts immolation in Nowshera over District Status

Protester attempts immolation in Nowshera over District Status

On the 34th day of the indefinite strike by Nowshera residents over district status, a protester set himself ablaze on Wednesday. Identified as Rohit Kohli, a resident of Nowshera, he sprinkled petrol on himself and set himself ablaze. He alleged...
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Kuldeep Raj Gupta picks up stone protesting razing of sons’ shops

Kuldeep Raj Gupta picks up stone protesting razing of sons’ shops

The shops owned by Gupta’s sons Vijay and Dheeraj were among 73 structures, including 24 shops and 59 extensions, to be demolished during the anti-encroachment drive. Senior BJP leader and minister in the ruling PDP-BJP coalition in Jammu and Kashmir,...
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Three Killed, 17 Injured in road accident

Three Killed, 17 Injured in road accident

In a latest case of overloading of passenger vehicles, three persons were killed and 17 others critically injured in a road mishap near Budhal town in Rajouri district this evening. The deceased have been identified as Mohd Asraf of Bhella,...
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Students refuse to stand, click selfie during National Anthem at BGSB University Rajouri

Students refuse to stand, click selfie during National Anthem at BGSB University Rajouri

In yet another shocking incident from Jammu and Kashmir, some of the students at the Baba Ghulam Shah Badshah University (BGBSU) in Rajouri refused to stand during the National Anthem. National anthem debate: Can wait outside a restaurant but not...
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Braid chopping spreads wave of panic in Rajouri

Braid chopping spreads wave of panic in Rajouri

Three back to back incidents of braid chopping incidents in Rajouri district have spread a wave of panic and fear, even as police are clueless about the cause. As per officials, first incident of hair cutting was reported at ward...
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Seven killed after car plunges into river in Rajouri

Seven killed after car plunges into river in Rajouri

Seven people, including three children, of a family were killed in Jammu and Kashmir`s Rajouri district after their car plunged into a river on Monday. The accident took place near Jammu-Poonch highway. The car reportedly belonged to Personal Assistant (PA)...
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Pak firing triggers fresh migration along LoC

Pak firing triggers fresh migration along LoC

Truce violation in Balakot, 500 more villagers take refuge in relief camps The constant fear of mortar shelling and firing from the Pakistan side has triggered fresh migration from villages close to the Line of Control in Rajouri district, with nearly...
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Pakistan violates ceasefire in Rajouri; 1500 border dwellers shifted to safer areas

Pakistan violates ceasefire in Rajouri; 1500 border dwellers shifted to safer areas

Pakistan violated the ceasefire for the third consecutive day on Monday. Pakistan violated the ceasefire for the third consecutive day on Monday by firing small arms on forward posts and four hamlets in Nowshera sector of Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri...
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