Monday, 27 June, 2022
TopicJammu & Kashmir

Topic: Jammu & Kashmir

‘Won’t quit govt jobs’ — Kashmiri Hindus fleeing Valley after killings say ‘we want safety’

Hundreds of Kashmiri Hindu govt employees have left the Kashmir Valley over the last 10 days in the light of alleged targeted killings by terrorists, and returned to Jammu.

58 press freedom, human rights bodies write to J&K L-G urging release of journalist Fahad Shah

Shah was arrested on 4 February for allegedly 'glorifying terrorist activities' and 'inciting the public'. Earlier, the Editors Guild had also condemned the arrest.

Trolled for not wearing hijab, J&K topper Aroosa Parvaiz says ‘Muslim by heart, not by hijab’

As photos of class 12 topper without hijab emerge, social media users, many from Kashmir, criticise her, comparing her with those ‘fighting for hijab in Karnataka’ 

Earthquake of 5.7 magnitude hits Jammu & Kashmir

The epicentre of the quake, which hit at 9.45 am, was at the Afghanistan-Tajikistan border.

How LeT’s Zia Mustafa was taken out of jail to track down militants in Poonch, but ended up dead

Zia Mustafa was arrested in 2003 for Nadimarg massacre. Police say he was killed in a crossfire while 'leading security forces to Pakistani terrorists hiding in forested areas of Poonch'.

IAF holds air show over Dal Lake after 14 yrs, return to Valley ‘positive sign’, experts say

The last time the IAF performed an air show in Kashmir was in September 2007 when the Suryakiran Aerobatic Team performed to a crowd at the Srinagar Air Force Station.

How Altaf Bukhari, ‘BJP’s B-Team’ in J&K, is surviving without selling dreams about Article 370

No party can reverse 5 August 2019 decision and our only hope is the Supreme Court, J&K Apni Party chief Altaf Bukhari tells ThePrint in an interview.

JeM terrorist and Pulwama attack conspirator killed in encounter in J&K

JeM terrorist Mohammad Ismail Alvi, who was a Pakistani national and an Afghan war veteran, was involved in conspiracy and planning of the 2019 Pulwama attack.

Pro-India Kashmiris more or less hated here, but Delhi won’t hear the truth: Farooq Abdullah

In exclusive interview to ThePrint ahead of 5 August, second anniversary of Article 370 revocation, ex-CM Farooq Abdullah speaks about Modi govt's treatment of people in Kashmir.

CBI carries out searches at 40 locations in J&K, Delhi in arms licence case

CBI confirmed that the exercise was being conducted in connection with allegations that between 2012 and 2016, deputy commissioners in J&K had fraudulently issued bulk arms licences.

On Camera

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G7 ban on new Russian gold imports ‘largely symbolic’, may not have major impact

The US, UK, Japan and Canada plan to announce the ban during the G7 summit that started Sunday in Germany. Flows have already been restricted by previous sanctions.

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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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