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 […]

Who will win Ladakh Hill Council elections?

KARGIL: Voting for the fifth Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council-Kargil (LAHDC-K) concluded on Wednesday with a huge turnout of over 77.61%. This is the first time polls were held since Ladakh was converted into a Union Territory in 2019. Counting will begin on October 8. An electorate of 74,026, including 46,762 women, exercised their franchise […]

Disgraced J&K DSP Sheikh Adil Mushtaq sent to 10-day judicial remand in corruption case

SRINAGAR: Sheikh Adil Mushtaq, the J&K Police officer who allegedly helped a terrorist evade arrest and tried to implicate fellow officer, has been sent to 10-day judicial custody by a Srinagar-based special anti corruption court on Tuesday. The deputy superintendent of police (DSP) rank office will be lodged in the Central Prison in Srinagar till […]

NIA raids LeT OGWs’ premises in Poonch in Dhangri attack case

SRINAGAR: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Saturday raided the premises of several suspected LeT overground workers (OGWs) in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir in connection with the January 2023 attack in Dhangri village of Rajouri district, in which five civilians were killed and several others injured. “Raids were conducted today at five locations […]

Unmasking Kashmir’s conflict industry

The arrest of Sheikh Adil Mushtaq, a DSP in Jammu and Kashmir Police on in Srinagar came as a shock this month. He has been charged with corruption and destroying evidence. His arrest followed a dramatic incident in which he attempted to escape from his house by jumping out of a window and after allegedly […]

Terrorist, 5 associates arrested in North Kashmir, arms seized

Incriminating material including arms and ammunition has been recovered

TADA court rejects bail pleas of JKLF, Hurriyat workers in terrorism case

SRINAGAR: A special anti-terrorism court in Srinagar has rejected the bail plea of around a dozen of Hurriyat and JKLF activists facing stringent UAPA charges. The separatists were booked following a raid at a hotel by Srinagar Police in July this year under sections 10 and 13 of the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act and section […]

SENSATIONAL: J&K Police arrest celebrated cop Sheikh Aadil over corruption; hobnobbed with media daily

New Delhi: Jammu and Kashmir Police have arrested a deputy superintendent rank officer Sheikh Aadil Mushtaq on charges of corruption. Srinagar Police have confirmed his arrest. The police officer enjoyed prominence with sections of Delhi media, hobnobbed with them and celebrated officers of J&K Police itself. The J&K police officer has been arrested under sections […]

‘Stop playing cricket with Pakistan’: How veterans reacted to Kashmir encounter

NEW DELHI: Three security personnel laid down their lives in an anti-terror operation against Pakistan-sponsored terrorists in Kokernag area of Anantnag on Wednesday, evoking anger against the Islamic neighbour. The operation was undertaken between the Indian Army and the Jammu and Kashmir Police, where Colonel Manpreet Singh commanding a Rashtriya Rifles Unit was martyred alongside, […]

J&K town sees its first Janmashtami in 34 years

After 34 years, a Shobha Yatra was taken out in Ganderbal town in Nunnar