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Article 370 Challenged yet Again in Indian Supreme Court

September 21 A PIL has been filed in the Supreme Court challenging the constitutional validity of Article 370 of the Constitution, which grants special status to Jammu and Kashmir and limits Parliament’s power to make laws concerning the state. The plea has said the special provision was “temporary” in nature ...

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Minor Girl Kidnapped, Rescued by Jammu Kashmir Police

September 15 A minor girl, who was allegedly kidnapped from her house in Rajouri, was rescued in Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said on Saturday. The accused, Kapil Dev, of Jamola village of Rajouri was arrested during a rescue operation, a police spokesperson said. He said a man ...

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Spontaneous Shutdown in Islamabad, Kulgam Areas

September 15 A Spontaneous shutdown is being observed in most of the parts of South Kashmir’s Kulgam and Islamabad (Anantnag) Districts on Saturday as an encounter has raged between Militants and Government Forces in Qazigund area of South Kashmir. Locals told The Kashmiriyat that shops, business establishments in both the districts have ...

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Government Fixes rates for Rabi Crop Seeds

September 13 Director Agriculture Kashmir, Syed Altaf Aijaz Andrabi today convened a high-level meeting of divisional Sale Rate Fixation Committee to take stock of the preparations for Rabi season. Speaking on the occasion, Director Agriculture impressed upon the officers that quality seed availability should be ensured in all the districts ...

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Educational Institutes to Remain closed in Sopore on Friday

September 13 SHABIR KHAN All educational institutions will remain closed in Sopore town of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Friday after two foreign Militants were killed in a Gunfight in Arampora area of Sopore. Officials said that the administration has ordered the closure of all educational institutions in Sopore and ...

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MeT Predicts Rainfall in Jammu Kashmir on Saturday, Sunday

September 13 After a brief dry spell, the weather department has predicted intermittent rain for two days in Kashmir Valley. A MeT official said that there are chances of rain on Sep 15 and 16 across Kashmir Valley. “Higher reaches and plains can receive moderate to heavy rainfall on Saturday ...

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Teacher Tries to Molest a Girl Student in Kupwara

September 12 A Rehbar e Taleem teacher was placed under suspension after he allegedly tried to molest a Girl student in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Wednesday. Sources told The Kashmiriyat that, ReT teacher Hilal Ahmad allegedly tried to molest a Girl Student of upper Primary class in Lilam area ...

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Non Local Labourer Found with Slit throat in Sopore

September 11 A non local laborer died of grievous injuries after he was found in a pool of blood with throat slit at his rental accommodation at Kaloo Mohallah Sopore  on Tuesday. Identified as Haroon Rashid 28, S/o Toib Alam of Bihar was in a pool of blood with his throat ...

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4 Drug Peddlers Arrested by Jammu Kashmir Police

September 06 Four suspected drug peddlers were arrested in Kathua and Rajouri districts of Jammu Kashmir on Thursday, police said. Acting on a tip-off, three persons were intercepted in Raj Bagh area of Kathua district and 14 grams of heroin was recovered, a Police official said. Another man, Dushyant Singh, ...

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