Nation awaits ‘stringent’ laws for security of women

Nation awaits ‘stringent’ laws for security of women

Since the infamous Nirbhaya incident took place, women security in the country has been questioned every now and then. But apart from the hue and cry in both the houses of parliament regarding legislation of stringent laws to check crime against women, nothing concrete seems to be in offing at least in the near future. […]

Soldier injured in ceasefire violation on LoC

Soldier injured in ceasefire violation on LoC

  Jammu, July 28: An Indian Army soldier was injured on Saturday in a ceasefire violation by the Pakistani Army on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu district, police said. The incident occurred in the Kerri Bhattal area of Akhnoor sector. The soldier was shifted to a hospital. His condition is said to be stable.

4 Held in policeman murder case

4 Held in policeman murder case

Srinagar, July 27: Four persons have been arrested in connection with the killing of a policeman and snatching of his firearm here in February, police said on Friday. Police Constable Farooq Ahmad was killed and his service rifle taken away by militants during an attack on the guard post at the residence of Hurriyat leader Fazal […]

1 killed in Arnia explosion

1 killed in Arnia explosion

  Jammu, July 27: A labourer from Bihar was killed and five others were injured in an explosion in Arnia sub-sector of the international border (IB) in Jammu and Kashmir on Friday, police said. The labourers were transplanting paddy saplings in Jabowal area of Jammu district when some explosive device went off killing one of them […]

3 Militants killed in Khudwani, Kulgam gunfight

  Srinagar, July 22: Three militants, involved in killing of a police constable on Saturday in Jammu and Kashmir, were killed on Sunday in a gunfight in Kulgam district, police said. While confirming that all the three militants involved in killing of the trainee constable had been eliminated during the gunfight in Khudwani area of Kulgam […]

2 CRPF personnel injured in firing

2 CRPF personnel injured in firing

Srinagar, July 21: Two Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) troopers were injured in firing by militants on Saturday in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag district, police said. Militants fired at the CRPF party in Bamzoo village while they were patrolling on the Anantnag-Pahalgam road, police sources said. A cordon and search operation is underway in the area.

Omar Abdullah defends Shah Faesal

  Srinagar, July 11: Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Wednesday came out in defence of Shah Faesal, the IAS officer who faces disciplinary action for his posts on social media. The state administration department served a notice to the 2010 Indian Administrative Service exam topper after the Department of Personnel and Trainings […]