SDM ‘Thrashed’ by Army in Anantnag, Soldiers booked

SDM ‘Thrashed’ by Army in Anantnag, Soldiers booked

Army men on Tuesday allegedly thrashed and detained an on-duty Subdivisional Magistrate (SDM) near the Qazigund area of Anantnag district along the NH-44.An FIRwas filed in the case late Tuesday evening, The SDM of the Dooru area in Anantnag district,...
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Anantnag Parliamentary seat has a Non-State subject candidate​ in the ​fray

Anantnag Parliamentary seat has a Non-State subject candidate​ in the ​fray

For the first time in the electoral history of Jammu and Kashmir, a non-state subject is contesting Lok Sabha elections from the Anantnag parliamentary constituency. Shams Khwaja of Noida in Uttar Pradesh, a lawyer by profession is among the eighteen...
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Polling for Anantnag Lok Sabha seat will be held in three phases?

Polling for Anantnag Lok Sabha seat will be held in three phases?

On Sunday, when the Election Commission of India (ECI) announced the schedule for the Lok Sabha polls, it left many in J&K bemused. The state has six parliamentary constituencies, but the body announced eight dates for conducting the electoral exercise....
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Anantnag encounter marks return of cordon and search operations

Anantnag encounter marks return of cordon and search operations

At around 2 am on Friday, security forces began a cordon and search operation in Srigufwara village in the volatile Anantnag district. At 6 am, they zeroed in on a house where four militants believed to be working with the...
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Militants target CRPF patrol in Anantnag, passerby killed

Militants target CRPF patrol in Anantnag, passerby killed

A civilian was killed after car-borne militants opened fire at a road opening party of the Central Reserve Police Force here on Thursday. The civilian had been identified as Shakeeb Shabir Shah from Shopian district. A hunt had been launched...
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Braid cutting incidents cause panic among residents, Anantnag girl first victim from Valley

Braid cutting incidents cause panic among residents, Anantnag girl first victim from Valley

The mysterious phenomenon of braid chopping, which has created panic in Jammu region and several areas of northern India, registered its first victim in Kashmir on Tuesday. A schoolgirl, Naira Nazir, of Gud Draman village of Kokernag in Anantnag district,...
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Four CRPF men injured in Anantnag grenade attack

Four CRPF men injured in Anantnag grenade attack

Four CRPF personnel were injured after militants hurled a grenade at them in the Qazigund area of Anantnag district today. A CRPF spokesperson Rajesh Yadav said all four were stable. “They are being treated for injuries. One of them has...
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Three militants killed by security forces in Anantnag

Three militants killed by security forces in Anantnag

Three terrorists were gunned down by security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag. The encounter broke out at around 8 pm at Wanihama village of Anantnag, following an anti-militancy operation launched by the security forces, said a defence spokesman,...
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Anantnag residents turn Good Samaritans, Rush to hospital to help injured

Anantnag residents turn Good Samaritans, Rush to hospital to help injured

Soon after the news of the terror attack on Amarnath pilgrims in Anantnag started doing rounds, dozens of locals, including young and the elderly, thronged the Anantnag district hospital, volunteering to help and donate blood. Seven pilgrims, including five wo...
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Cloud burst triggers flash floods havoc in Anantnag villages

Cloud burst triggers flash floods havoc in Anantnag villages

Flash Floods triggered by cloudbursts wreaked havoc in several villages of Kokernag and Verinag areas of South Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Thursday, officials said. A senior official said a cloudburst hit Kokernag on Wednesday night, triggering flash floo...
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