J&K polls delay is betrayal of assurance by Shah: Omar

SRINAGAR: On December 6th, the vice president of the Jammu Kashmir National Conference (JKNC) Omar Abdullah stated that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government has harmed the bond between J&K and the rest of the country with the abolishment of Article 370 provisions. Omar said, “The delay in holding assembly elections in the Union territory […]

Police attach property of LeT terror associate in North Kashmir’s Bandipora

SRINAGAR: Police in Bandipora attached a 14-marla residential land at Ashtengoo Bandipora belonging to the family of a ‘terror associate’ of Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA) in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district on Wednesday. While talking to The New Indian exclusively senior superintendent of police Bandipora, Lakshay Sharma (IPS) said, “The land, registered […]

2 terror associates arrested in Jammu’s Rajouri District

RAJOURI: Security forces in Rajouri busted a terror module by arresting two terror associates and recovering arms and ammunition from their possession. According to a statement issued by Jammu-based Defence spokesperson Lt Col Suneel Bartwal said that  “A relentless intelligence-based joint operation was launched by Indian Army and Jammu and Kashmir Police in Budhal area […]

J&K Reorganisation Bill passed in Lok Sabha, amid Opposition walkout

NEW DELHI: After immense debate, the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Bill was passed in the Lok Sabha while the Opposition staged a walkout during the Winter session of the Parliament on Wednesday. The walkout happened when Home Minister Amit Shah called Jammu and Kashmir as former Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru’s first big “blunder”. The Bill […]

CM Himanta: Rohingyas using Assam to reach Delhi, J&K illegally

GUWAHATI: Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma disclosed that Rohingya Muslims were using Tripura and Assam as a transit route into the country, on Wednesday. Sarma said during a media interaction that the Rohingya Muslim saturation had reached such an extent that the resident Muslims were having to move to other states to earn a […]

NIA’s assault on offshoots of banned terror outfits in J&K

SRINAGAR: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Tuesday raided several locations across Jammu and Kashmir in connection with the terror conspiracy hatched and operated by the offshoots of terrorist organisations like Laskhar-e-Toiba (LeT), Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM), Hizb-ul-Mujahideen (HM), Al-Badr, and Al-Qaeda. According to the NIA officials, “The teams of NIA cracked down on eight locations in […]

NIA raids several locations across J&k in terror funding case 

 SRINAGAR: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Tuesday conducted raids at eight locations in Jammu and Kashmir in connection with a terror funding case. According to sources, the raids are still underway in close coordination with Jammu and Kashmir Police and Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) at seven locations in Kashmir and one in Jammu. […]

J&K: ED raids six locations in a money laundering case

ACB has already filed chargesheet against Mohd Shafi Dar, Hilal A Mir (Chairman of the Society) and others for commission of offences under Sections of IPC and Corruption Act.   SRINAGAR: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Thursday conducted raids at six locations in Srinagar in connection to a case related to bank fraud of more […]

J&K’s Gurez valley gets grid connected electricity for first time since Independence

SRINAGAR: For the first time after India’s Independence, the Gurez sector in North Kashmir’s Bandipora district was connected to an electricity grid on Sunday.   For decades, the residents of Gurez Valley, which has a population of about 40,000 people with 28 villages, have historically faced extreme difficulties due to the absence of a consistent […]

J&K encounter: 2 army officers martyred among 4 soldiers in ongoing ops in Rajouri

SRINAGAR: Two army officers were among the four soldiers who were killed in an encounter underway between security forces and terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri District on Wednesday. Three soldiers were also injured in the joint operation being conducted by the Jammu and Kashmir Police and security forces in the border district. The deceased […]