Kashmir in hysteria, Panic grips Valley, locals throng ATM’s, Petrol Pumps

Kashmir in hysteria, Panic grips Valley, locals throng ATM’s, Petrol Pumps

A series of alarming official orders that talked of an upcoming crisis situation, additional troop deployment and an advisory to tourists and yatris to immediately leave the Kashmir valley has left the residents in panic and guessing. The orders, which...
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Rush of additional troops, RPF on standby, Seeking details of mosques, Triggers rumours of plans to revoke Article 35A

Rush of additional troops, RPF on standby, Seeking details of mosques, Triggers rumours of plans to revoke Article 35A

An order directing the zonal superintendents of police to provide the list of mosques in the city and its management committees was passed on Sunday night. This adds to the speculation about some major decision in the offing regarding Jammu...
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Kill those who rob your state: Satya Pal Malik to Rebels

Kill those who rob your state: Satya Pal Malik to Rebels

Jammu and Kashmir governor Satya Pal Malik on Sunday raised eyebrows when he asked militants, whom he said were just 250 in number now, to kill those who have robbed the wealth of Kashmir rather than police guards. “…These boys...
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Religious affair turned into ‘Military Exercise’: Curbs on highway for Hindu pilgrimage anger local residents

Religious affair turned into ‘Military Exercise’: Curbs on highway for Hindu pilgrimage anger local residents

The ban on civilian traffic on the crucial highway in Kashmir during daytime and train services in the wake of the ongoing Amarnath yatra has triggered chaos and anger across the Kashmir valley. Two back-to-back orders were issued on Monday...
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Yatra 2019: Train Services, Civilian traffic movement on highway to remain suspended from 10:00 to 15:00

Yatra 2019: Train Services, Civilian traffic movement on highway to remain suspended from 10:00 to 15:00

Northern Railways has decided to suspend train services between Qazigund and Banihal from 10 am to 3 pm, starting July 3 till completion of ongoing Amarnath Yatra. “Train operations will remain suspended between Qazigund-Banihal railway section from 10 am to...
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Amit Shah to visit Kashmir today, focus remains on development and security

Amit Shah to visit Kashmir today, focus remains on development and security

On his first trip to Kashmir as Union home minister on Wednesday, Amit Shah will discuss the consolidation of recent military and non-military gains in the Valley. He is also expected to ask governor Satyapal Malik about the developments that...
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Talk Or No-Talk, Talk of the town

Talk Or No-Talk, Talk of the town

Doors open for talks if Hurriyat believes in Constitution: BJP Hurriyat (G) tight-lipped on talks with GoI Encouraging that Hurriyat ready for talks: Governor Kashmir can be resolved through dialogue, not militarily: Hurriyat (M) Talks must be held with Hurriy...
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As PDP is moving towards a makeover, Muzaffar Baig would be getting a bigger role

As PDP is moving towards a makeover, Muzaffar Baig would be getting a bigger role

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) is mulling considerable changes in its party constitution to transfer many of the powers of the all-powerful president Mehbooba Mufti to its patron Muzaffar Hussain Baig in a bid to revive its fortunes ahead of...
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Two deserter SPO’s among four JeM rebels killed in Pulwama

Two deserter SPO’s among four JeM rebels killed in Pulwama

Four rebels of Jaish-e-Mohammad ( JeM) including two Special Police Officers (SPOs)-turned-rebels were killed in a 15-hour-long gunfight with forces in a village in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Friday. A police spokesperson said on a specific info...
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Four rebels, Civilian killed during two gunfights in south Kashmir

Four rebels, Civilian killed during two gunfights in south Kashmir

Four rebels and a civilian, who the police said was an associate of the rebels, were killed in two gunfights in south Kashmir on Friday. While two Hizbul Mujahideen rebels and a civilian were killed in a gunfight with security...
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