Jammu and Kashmir

Do not have numbers to form govt: BJP

Do not have numbers to form govt: BJP

In charge of the BJP in Jammu and Kashmir Avinash Rai Khanna has said that since the party did not have the numbers to form the government, it was not in any kind of hurry.Though he did not deny looking for a suitable arrangement, he said the party’s priority was …

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7 die, 31 hurt as rock falls on devotees at Reasi waterfall

7 die, 31 hurt as rock falls on devotees at Reasi waterfall

Seven persons were killed and 31 injured when a boulder fell on devotees taking a bath at the 100-foot-high Sihar Baba waterfall in Talwara area of Jammu and Kashmir’s Reasi district on Sunday.Four persons were killed on the spot, while three died on the way to the hospital.According to the …

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Soldier injured by Pakistan sniper firing along LoC in J&K

Soldier injured by Pakistan sniper firing along LoC in J&K

A soldier was injured when he was reportedly shot by a Pakistani sniper from across the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district, officials said on Saturday.The incident took place on Friday evening when the soldier was manning a forward post in Akhnoor sector’s Khour area, they …

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PDP split will breed ultras: Mufti

PDP split will breed ultras: Mufti

Breaking her silence after a “revolt” within the PDP, party president Mehbooba Mufti on Friday cautioned New Delhi against splitting her party, saying it will give birth to another breed of “Salahuddins and Yasin Maliks”.After the fall of the BJP-PDP government on June 19, dissent erupted in the Kashmir-centric PDP …

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2 CRPF Personnel Martyred , 3 Injured In Achabal Militant Attack

2 CRPF Personnel Martyred , 3 Injured In Achabal Militant Attack

A paramilitary officer was killed while three others including a civilian were injured after militants attacked a CRPF party near Achabal in south Kashmir’s Ansntnag district on Friday. Reports said that the militants fired upon the CRPF party at Achabal. In the attack, three paramilitary troopers and a pedestrian sustained …

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3 die, 7 injured in two accidents in J&K

3 die, 7 injured in two accidents in J&K

Three people were killed and seven others injured when two vehicles rolled down gorges at separate places in Jammu and Kashmir’s Reasi and Doda districts, police said on Thursday.Tiku Rana (19) from Uttar Pradesh and Abhishek (22) from Punjab were killed when a load carrier skidded off a hilly road …

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11th batch of 4,956 pilgrims leaves for Amarnath yatra

11th batch of 4,956 pilgrims leaves for Amarnath yatra

A fresh batch of 4,956 pilgrims today left the base camp here for the holy cave shrine of Amarnath in south Kashmir Himalayas under tight security arrangements.  The 11th batch of pilgrims, including 1,454 women and 97 ‘sadhus’ (seers), left in a convoy of 161 vehicles from Bhagwati Nagar here for …

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Two militants killed in Shopian gunfight with security forces

Two militants killed in Shopian gunfight with security forces

Two soldiers injured in the gun battle; police believe the militants are part of Jaish-e-Mohammed. Bodies of two militants have been recovered after a gunfight with security forces in a residential area in south Kashmir’s Shopian on Tuesday morning. According to the Director General of Police, the militants are believed …

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