Pakistan resorts to heavy shelling along LoC, Indian army hits back

Pakistan Army today resorted to intense shelling on forward posts and villages along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir, a defence spokesperson said. Continue Reading

Farooq Abdullah meets son in sub-jail

It was an emotional meeting when NC president Farooq Abdullah met his son Omar Abdullah in the sub-jail in Srinagar where he has been under detention for over the last seven months. Continue Reading

Encounter breaks out in Shopian district

An encounter broke out today between security forces and militants in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district, police said. Continue Reading

Editorial: Strong & Solid

Ruling out any rethink on decisions on CAA and Article 370, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday asserted that his government remains and will remain firm on the steps despite pressure from all sides. Continue Reading

Separate theatre command for J&K: General Rawat

India is looking at setting up a separate theatre command for Jammu and Kashmir, Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Bipin Rawat said today. Continue Reading

Pakistan violates ceasefire in J&K’s Kathua

Pakistan Rangers today violated the ceasefire by resorting to unprovoked firing on forward posts and villages along the international border in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kathua district early on Saturday, officials said. Continue Reading

J&K issue: India slams Pakistan

India has slammed Pakistan for again trying to raise the Kashmir issue in the UN Security Council where it failed one more time to find any support, with New Delhi asserting that Islamabad needs to focus on the hard tasks it has to address in order to ensure normal relations with India. China, Pakistan’s “all-weather ally”, on Wednesday stood alone in the Pakistani corner to get the Security Council to focus on the Kashmir issue. The attempt failed as other member countries felt Kashmir is a bilateral matter between India and Pakistan. Earlier on the day, China made the fresh pitch to raise the Kashmir issue under ‘other matters’ during closed consultations in the Security Council Consultations Room. Continue Reading

Editorial: Good moves

Even as a lot is being claimed about Jammu and Kashmir after the scrapping of Article 370 and nothing much is known factually since curfews are in place, a group of Union Ministers will visit Jammu and Kashmir later this month to spread awareness about the positive impact of abrogation of Article 370 provisions and the development measures taken by the government for the region. Continue Reading