Indian, Pakistani troops trade heavy fire on LoC

Srinagar, Feb 19 : Indian and Pakistani troops on Monday traded heavy fire across the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla district, defence officials said. Defence sources said Pakistani soldiers resorted to unprovoked firing at Indian positions in Silikote area in Uri sector on Monday evening and Indian personnel “retaliated strongly and […]

Army foils BAT attack on LoC, intruder killed

Jammu, Feb 19 : A Border Action Team (BAT) attack from across the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district has been foiled and one intruder killed while two Indian soldiers were injured, defence sources on Monday. Defence Ministry sources said a BAT attack took place on Sunday evening in Gulpur area […]

Kashmir’s laugh doctor: He wants to bring mirth back to Kashmir’s depressed lives

By Sheikh Qayoom Srinagar, Feb 18 : Long before it was infected by violence and its streets reverberated with sounds of slogans and gunfire, Kashmir was a place where one could hear laughter in every household in the evenings when Nazir Josh, Kashmir’s very own “Charlie Chaplin”, used to come on Doordarshan (DD), the national […]

NIA gets transit remand of five behind LeT terrorist’s escape

Srinagar, Feb 15 : A court here on Thursday granted the NIA two days’ transit remand of five accused in LeT terrorist Naveed Jat alias Abu Hunzullah’s escape case. The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has already taken over the investigations of the case and booked five locals named Tika Khan, Syed Tajamul Islam, Muhammad Shafi […]

Will government spell stand on Mehbooba’s call for talks with Pakistan, asks Congress

New Delhi, Feb 13 : Attacking the Narendra Modi government over lack of policy towards Pakistan, the Congress on Tuesday asked it to spell out its response to Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti that India should be talking to the neighbouring country. It also asked the government when would it act against terror. […]

Rahul slams PDP-BJP for ‘non-existent Kashmir policy’

New Delhi, Feb 13 : Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday slammed Jammu and Kashmir’s ruling PDP-BJP for their “opportunistic alliance and non-existent Kashmir policy”, in the wake of divergent statements by state Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti and Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman regarding Pakistan following the Jammu attack. Gandhi accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of […]