Jammu and Kashmir boosts security for Parliamentary elections

Official sources informed The New Indian that additional CAPFs will be stationed across the entire Kashmir valley and the adjacent border districts of Rajouri and Poonch in the Jammu region.

First Formula 4 car run held in Srinagar

Streamlined racing vehicles thundered along a 1.7 km course from Lalit Ghat on the shores of Dal Lake to Nehru Park within the city. Scores of eager young individuals gathered along the scenic Boulevard road at the base of the Zabarwan mountain range to observe the spectacle.

CEC, team assessing Valley’s election readiness

The National Conference, Congress, and People’s Democratic Party will advocate for early Assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir, while the BJP defers the decision to the Commission.

Muslim conference factions outlawed for sedition

According to the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), the two factions of the JKMC have been engaging in activities against the sovereignty and integrity of the nation, and have links with banned terrorist organisations.

NIA raids 15 locations linked to JEI terror funding case in J&K

SRINAGAR: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) launched a series of raids across multiple locations in Jammu and Kashmir as part of a robust crackdown on the banned Jamaat-e-Islami (JeI) in connection with a terrorism financing probe. The raids spanned several districts including Srinagar, Jammu, Budgam, Kulgam, and Anantnag in Central and South Kashmir. During the […]

Lok Sabha approves SC status for Paharis, Paddaris

SRINAGAR: Lok Sabha on Tuesday approved three crucial bills for Jammu and Kashmir, including one granting Scheduled Tribe status to Pahari Ethnic Group, Paddari tribes, Koli, and Gadda Brahmins. Another bill provides reservations for Other Backward Classes (OBCs) in Panchayats and Municipalities, while the third aims to include Valmikis in the Scheduled Castes (SCs) list. […]

Nomads drive out PLA troops in Eastern Ladakh clash

SRINAGAR : A group of fearless Ladakh shepherds boldly confronted Chinese soldiers attempting to hinder their sheep grazing near the Line of Actual Control (LAC). Despite ceasing grazing in the aftermath of the 2020 Galwan clash, local shepherds resolutely stood their ground. A viral video capturing their verbal exchange with PLA troops, emphasizing their presence […]

J&K BJP core group gears up for Lok Sabha polls

SRINAGAR: In a significant BJP core group meeting in Jammu on January 18, the party aimed to discuss the poll strategy for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections scheduled for April-May this year. The meeting was chaired by UT BJP President Ravinder Raina. Others who attended the meeting included party National General Secretary Tarun Chugh, Union […]

Book Review: Pakistan’s Invasion on J&K (1947-48)—Untold Stories of Victims

Human suffering and pain defy measurement; tragedies resist quantification. Yet, six years ago, economist Swaminathan Aiyer, renowned for ‘Swaminomics,’ undertook an unusual accounting—comparing two cases of ethnic cleansing: the expulsion of Hindus (Pandits) from Kashmir in 1990 and Muslims from Jammu in 1947. Later, author of ‘Devil’s Advocate’, Karan Thapar echoed similar calculations, both concluding […]

Indian Army launches Operation Sarvashakti against Pak-sponsored terrorists in J&K

SRINAGAR: The Indian Army is set to initiate ‘Operation Sarvashakti’ to counter Pakistani-sponsored terrorists in the Jammu and Kashmir region. The operation will target terrorists functioning on both sides of the Pir Panjal mountain ranges. Reports indicate that terrorist groups supported by Pakistan have been attempting to revive terrorism in the South of Pir Panjal ranges, […]