Articles tagged under: Jammu and Kashmir

PM Modi launches works for Asia’s longest bi-directional Zojila tunnel in J&K

May 19, 2018

Leh: Prime Minister Narendra Modi started his day-long visit to Jammu and Kashmir by kickstarting Asia's longest bi-directional Zojila Tunnel, part of Rs 25,000 crore projects to be unveiled or dedicated to the nation today, saying it showed New Delhi's commitment to all-round development of the state. Addressing a large congregation gathered in Leh ground for the closing ceremony for birth centenary celebration of the 19th Kushok Bakula Rinpoche, the prime minister said the tunnel woul...Read More

Govt of India declares unilateral ceasefire for Ramzan in Jammu & Kashmir

May 16, 2018
Govt of India declares unilateral ceasefire for Ramzan in Jammu & Kashmir

New Delhi: In a major decision, the Centre today asked security forces not to launch operations in Jammu and Kashmir during the holy month of Ramzan. The decision has been taken to help the peace loving Muslims observe Ramzan in a peaceful environment, a home ministry spokesperson said. The security forces, however, reserve the right to retaliate if attacked or if essential to protect the lives of innocent people, the ministry said. The Centre asks Security Forces not to launch operat...Read More

Gujarat govt announces rules, instructions, directives for Amarnath pilgrims

April 03, 2018
Gujarat govt announces rules, instructions, directives for Amarnath pilgrims

Gandhinagar: Department of Transport, Government of Gujarat has issued important instructions regarding upcoming Amarnath Yatra, highlights of which are listed below: - Tour operators who have all India permit should submit the list of registration of pilgrims and their valid registration forms to concerned RTO. - Driver of Amarnath Yatra bus should be physically healthy. His age must not be above 50. He must produce medical certificate for physical fitness. - The driver will need t...Read More

Indian Army kills seven Pakistani soldiers, injures four others

January 15, 2018
Indian Army kills seven Pakistani soldiers, injures four others

Jammu: The Indian Army has killed seven Pakistani soldiers and injured four others along the Line of Control(LoC) in Mendhar sector of Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir(J&K) in retaliatory action today after an Indian solider was killed in Pakistani firing along the LoC in Rajouri district on Saturday. Read More

PM Modi greets security forces for crossing ‘double century’ of elimination of LeT terrorists in Kashmir

November 27, 2017

Jasdan (Gujarat): PM Narendra Modi today today congratulated the security forces and Jammu and Kashmir police for crossing the 'double century' with regard to the elimination of LeT terrorists in Kashmir. Addressing a rally here Modi said that after demonetization it was learnt how fund for terrorist acts in Kashmir was sent from Pakistan and was also disbursed among stone-pelters. Now many of those white-dressed people were cooling their heels in the jails in Delhi. ...Read More

BJP holds anti-Pak protests in Jammu against Gowhar’s killing

November 03, 2017
BJP holds anti-Pak protests in Jammu against Gowhar’s killing

Jammu: The BJP today held anti-Pakistan protests and set afire the Pakistani national flag in Rajouri district here to protest the killing of a leader of the party's youth wing, Gowhar Hussain Bhat, by militants. Led by BJP MLA Ravinder Raina, the protesters held the marches in the border towns of Sunderbani and Noushera, and staged demonstrations amid the chanting of anti-Pakistan and anti-militants slogans. They also burnt the national flag of Pakistan in both the places. Calling the ...Read More

Jawan from Gujarat martyrs in Jammu & Kashmir

November 03, 2017
Jawan from Gujarat martyrs in Jammu & Kashmir

Srinagar: Two Army soldiers were killed and a CRPF jawan suffered injuries during an encounter that broke out between Jaish-e-Mohammad terrorists and security forces in Pulwama district of south Kashmir on Thursday, police said. One of them Pradipsinh Brijkishor Kushwaha was from Meghaninagar area of Ahmedabad in Gujarat. 23-year old Pradipsinh was unmarried. Pradipsinh was posted in Jammu & Kashmir just 40 days ago after he spent holidays at home. According to his family members and ...Read More

Chidambaram in Gujarat seeks greater autonomy for J&K, Smriti Irani says shocking PC bats for separatists & ‘azadi’

October 28, 2017
Chidambaram in Gujarat seeks greater autonomy for J&K, Smriti Irani says shocking PC bats for separatists & ‘azadi’

Rajkot: Former Finance Minister and senior Congress leader P Chidambaram pitched for greater autonomy for restive Jammu and Kashmir yet again on Saturday, drawing stinging criticism from the BJP even as Union minister Smriti Irani called the remark “shocking and shameful”. “The demand in the Kashmir Valley is to respect the letter and spirit of Article 370, that means they want greater autonomy. My interactions in J-K led me to the conclusion that when they ask for azadi, mostly, I am n...Read More

PM wears uniform, celebrates Diwali with jawans of Indian Army and BSF in Gurez Valley

October 19, 2017
PM wears uniform, celebrates Diwali with jawans of Indian Army and BSF in Gurez Valley

Srinagar:The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today celebrated Diwali with the jawans of Indian Army and BSF, in the Gurez Valley, near the Line of Control, in Jammu and Kashmir. He was there for nearly two hours. This is the fourth successive Diwali that the Prime Minister has celebrated with jawans on the border. The Prime Minister offered sweets and exchanged greetings with the jawans. Addressing the jawans, the Prime Minister, said that like everyone else, he too wishes to spend Diw...Read More

Security forces gun down Amarnath Yatra terror attack mastermind Abu Ismail

September 15, 2017
Security forces gun down Amarnath Yatra terror attack mastermind Abu Ismail

New Delhi: Security forces got Abu Ismail's number - or, to be precise, they tracked the cellphone number of the elusive Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist's aide and gunned down both of them in Jammu and Kashmir's Nowgam sector on Thursday. By killing the LeT commander, security personnel avenged the victims of the July 10 attack on Amarnath pilgrims of which he was allegedly the mastermind. Seven people died and about 20 were injured in the terror strike on a bus in the Valley. By killing the LeT...Read More

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