Can Centre afford to extend peace truce in the back-drop of the Amarnath Yatra

amarnathyatraThe Union Home Ministry will take a call on whether the unilateral ceasefire or the truce in Jammu and Kashmir should be extended. While the interlocutors are in favour of the truce being extended, some within the security establishment feel that it should not be done, keeping in mind the upcoming Amarnath Yatra.

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Pre-dawn terror strike in J&K: 3 cops martyred

pulwama22Two police personnel have lost their lives in a pre-dawn terror strike at Jammu and Kashmir. The incident took place at Pulwama.

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J&K: IPS officer wins hearts, coaches poor students for free in spare time

sandeepchaudharyThis officer deserves a big salute. He takes time off his busy schedule to help candidates who cannot afford quality coaching prepare for competitive examinations.

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SC transfers Kathua rape and murder out of J&K, trial to be conducted in Pathankot

The Supreme Court has ordered the transfer of the trial in the Kathua rape and murder case to Punjab. The case which is being heard in Jammu and Kashmir will now be heard in Pathankot in Punjab.

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Shopian stone pelting: J&K top cop says Army version will be taken into account

The police chief of Jammu and Kashmir S P Vaid said that the registration of the FIR in the Shopian stone pelting incident is just the start of the probe

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Chat group claims first ISIS terrorist killed in Kashmir

ISIS-flag-afp-640x480The Jammu and Kashmir police have unearthed a closed Telegram channel which claims the first Islamic State operative has died in the state. The chat claimed that a terrorist killed on November 17 last year was from the ISIS.

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J&K: ‘Contest panchayat polls and we will pour acid in your eyes,’ says Hizbul Mujahideen

tersilA video has surfaced in which the Hizbul Mujahideen has threatened to put acid in the eyes of those who contest the panchayat elections in Kashmir. The video is doing the rounds on the social media.

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No plans on abolishing special status to J&K for now: Govt

kashmir-attThe government has informed the Parliament that there is no proposal as of now to abolish the special status under Article 35 A and 370 granted to the state of Jammu and Kashmir.

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Need to embrace Kashmiris and ensure peace: Dineshwar Sharma

dineshwarsharmaIt is a big responsibility for me and I have to live up to the expectations, former Intelligence Bureau director, Dineshwar Sharma said after he was appointed as the representative for a sustained dialogue in Jammu and Kashmir.

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J&K: Soldier assaulted on suspicion of braid chopping

braidchoppingA soldier of the Indian Army was assaulted by a mob in Jammu and Kashmir on the suspicion of being a braid chopper. The incident took place in Kupwara.

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