Gupkar Declaration- Will Collectively Fight Any Aggression- Parties in Kashmir

August 04 The representatives of all the major pro establishment parties met at the  Gupkar Residence of Dr. Farooq Abdullah. The meeting was called to deliberate upon the prevailing political situation triggered by massive deployment…

Man Shoots Wife, Kills Self After in Baderwah

August 04 Mubashir Naik A man killed himself after shooting his wife in Chenab valley's Baderwah area. Sources told The Kashmiriyat that Ankush Sharma- 26 yrs son of late Krishan Lal fired upon his wife Ashwani Sharma-25 yrs with 12-bore…

Ladakh Bound Bikers Sent back Home Amid Escalating Tension in Kashmir

August 04 Many Ladakh-bound bikers on Sunday were not allowed to proceed towards Kashmir Valley. The Jammu  Kashmir government earlier advised Amarnath Yatris and tourists to curtail their stay in the Valley. The riders had to return…

It is Time to End Sufferings of Kashmiris- Imran Khan

August 04 After the reports of India and Pakistan locking horns on Line of Control, Prime Minister of Pakistan, Imran Khan, said, “It is time to end the long night of suffering for the people of Occupied Kashmir,” and added that the people…

Kashmir Situation- What India has been waiting for Since 1947 will Happen Now, Says Ramdev

August 04 Amid speculations and uncertainty, Yoga Guru Baba Ramdev has responded to the current situation of Jammu Kashmir. Baba Ramdev said in Dehradun on Sunday that what India has been waiting for since independence is now going to happen…

Jammu Kashmir Police Arrests 2 Drug Peddlers in Srinagar

August 04 The Jammu Kashmir Police on Sunday claimed to have arrested two drug peddlers in Kadwara area of Srinagar. Detailing the incident, the Police said that a Police party of Police Station M.R.Gunj  headed by SHO Police Station…

Not allowed to Book Hotel, Political Leaders to Meet at Mufti's Residence today Evening

August 04 The pro establishment groups  PDP, National Conference and others will meet at the residence of PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti’s residence today at 6pm to discuss the ongoing situation in Jammu Kashmir. Speaking to the media, Mehbooba…

After Kashmir, Uncertainty Grips Chenab Valley- Rumours Take Centre Stage

August 04 Mubahsir Naik Amid rumours, chaos, Uncertainty has taken a centre stage in the Chenab valley of Jammu Kashmir as the men of Border Security Forces were rushed into the region. In lack of any official communication from the…

Geelani does not use Twitter, He is not on social Media- Says Hurriyat

August 04 The Hurriyat Conference has categorically refuted the statements, attributed to its Chairman, being flashed on social media. The APHC in a statement in Srinagar on Sunday said, Hurriyat Conference once again wants to make it…

Fact Check- Kashmir Flag at Civil Secretariat not Brought Down

August 04 Firdous Qadri Social media has been abuzz with rumours since the past week as the clouds of uncertainty loom across the Kashmir skies. On Sunday morning, a message was circulated across social media that the Kashmir's state…

Mehbooba Mufti Not House Arrested- PDP Clarifies

August 04 Terming the stories appearing on social media regarding former Chief Minster Mehbooba Mufti's house arrest as "rumours", PDP Sunday morning clarified that the Party President wasn't under house arrest. Two senior leaders of the…

BDO Office Marwah Kishtwar district gutted in mysterious fire incident

August 04 Mubashir Naik The office of the Block Development Officer Marwah was gutted in a mysterious fire incident on Saturday. Sources told The Kashmiriyat that it could be an act of sabotage to hide the mass scale bungling and corruption…

Three Countries issue Advisories, Asking Tourists to Return from Kashmir

August 04 Three Nations have issued advisories asking their nationals to return soon from the Kashmir Valley. France, England and Germany have issued advisories asking their nationals to leave the Kashmir valley immediately. Earlier,…

After Yatris, Tourists, NIT Students Leave Kashmir Valley

August 03 After asking Amarnath Yatris and tourists in the Kashmir valley to return home immediately, the Government of Jammu Kashmir issued an order on Friday evening asking the students of National Institute of Technology to return home. "This…

Encounter Rages in Sopore Area

August 03 An exchange of firing has started between militants and government forces in Malmapanpora area of Warpora of North Kashmir's Sopore on Saturday morning. Sources told The Kashmiriyat that a joint team of Government Forces including…

Amarnath Yatris, Tourists in Kashmir asked to Return Home- Report

August 02 Amid High speculations, the Kashmir News Observer reported that Amarnath Pilgrims and tourists have been asked to return home. The Kashmir News Observer that they have accessed a copy of an order by Home Secretary Shaleen Kabra…

"Leader who eats Nothing Indian"- Shakeel Baskhi Has Always Spoken for Kashmir

August 02 The unknown gunmen again returned to the picture on wednesday night, when he barged into the house of Shakeel Bakshi, veteran pro Freedom leader and chairman of Islamic students league and fired indiscriminately at him. Reports…

83 Percent of Militants Were Stone Pelters- Army, Police Address Joint Presser in Srinagar

August 02 The chief of Jammu Kashmir Police, Dilbagh Singh and Lieutenant General of Indian Army, KJS Dhillon addressed a joint press conference in Srinagar on Friday. Lt Gen KJS Dhillon GOC Chinar Corps said that 83% of today's militants…

Troop deployment in Kashmir based on internal security situation: MHA

August 02 The Home Ministry on Friday said the deployment of paramilitary forces in Jammu and Kashmir was based on the security situation there and requirements of rotation, and that such things are not discussed in the public domain. Sources…

Uncertainty prevails in Kashmir- People Store Ration, Other Essentials

August 02 Amid speculations and rumours, people of Jammu Kashmir especially the valley have begun storing ration and other essential supplies for months. In cities and major towns, people were seen queuing up outside ration stores and…

"No forecast of any Heavy Shower, Still, Keep umbrellas handy" says Sonam Lotus

July 29 Kashmir valley witnessed a drastic change in the climate in the past week. From a maximum of 35 degree Celsius at Srinagar, the temperature dropped to as low as 22 degree Celsius on Sunday, 28th of July. MeT has predicted a cloudy…

Man Dies After Being Hit by a Shooting Stone in Rajouri

July 28 A man died late on Saturday evening after being hit by a shooting stone in Darhal area of Jammu Kashmir’s Rajouri district. The deceased has been identified as Parvez Ahmed aged 55, son of Wazir Mohammad resident of Dodaj, as…

Afghan-Taliban Talks could Happen Within Two Weeks: Minister

July 28 Direct talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban could begin within the next two weeks, an Afghan official said Saturday, marking a potentially crucial step in efforts to end the war. The Taliban have so far steadfastly…

Massive CASO Launched in Baramulla Area

July 28 Sajad Hameed The Government forces on Sunday morning launched a Cordon and search operation in the Hanjiwara Locality of of Pattan area of North Kashmir's Baramulla district. Officials told The Kashmiriyat that following…

Traffic Suspended on Kashmir Highway as Rains Lash Valley

July 28 The traffic on Kashmir highway from Jammu to Srinagar has been suspended Sunday morning as heavy rains continue to lash the Himalayan valley. A Traffic official speaking to The Kashmiriyat said that, "Traffic movement was stopped…

NIA Continues Raiding Kashmiri Businessmen- Fresh Raids in Baramulla

July 24 Sajad Hameed Sleuths of National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Wednesday carried out raids at the residences of a four businessmen in Baramulla who are involved in cross Line of Control (LoC) trade. Sources told The Kashmiriyat that…

Forces Launch CASO in Pulwama's Tral and Kakpora

July 27 The Government Forces on Saturday evening Launched a cordon and search operation in Pinglish area of Tral and Laribal area of Kakpora in Pulwama District of South Kashmir. An official said that the operations were launched to find…

Ammunition Recovered in Kupwara- One Person Detained

July 27 Shabir Khan Government forces on Saturday detained a man following recovery of ammunition in a his vegetable garden during cordon and search operation in the Vilgam area of Handwara in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district. A Police…

One Army Man Killed in Fresh Firing Along Line of Control in Kashmir

July 27 One Indian Army men has been killed in heavy firing by "infiltrators" along the Line of Control that divides two sides of Kashmir. As Per Indian Army, The Infiltrators Army resorted to heavy firing with mortar shells on Indian…

Minor Muslim Boy Lynched to Death by Mob in Delhi

July 27 In yet another shameful case of mob lynching a minor Muslim boy was beaten to death by a mob in India’s capital New Delhi’s Adarsh Nagar locality. Sahil, a 15 years old boy was brutally thrashed to death by his neighbours ,…

Centre All Set to Abrogate Article 35 A

July 27 The countdown for the removal of the controversial Article 35A in Jammu and Kashmir has started, according to top sources in the government. Two days after National Security Adviser Ajit Doval returned from a visit to the Valley,…

Musk Deer Captured Alive in Ganderbal

July 27 Rayees Shah A female musk deer was captured by locals in Chattergul area of Kangan in Ganderbal district today afternoon. Locals said that later they informed the wildlife officials and the female musk deer was handed over to…

2002 Akshardam Attack- Gujrat Police arrests Anantnag Resident from his Home

July 26 In a major crackdown, Gujarat Police's ATS on Friday has arrested an alleged Lashkar e Taiba (LeT) affiliate Mohammed Yaseen Bhat from his residence in Islamabad (Anantnag) district in South Kashmir. As per reports, Yaseen was…

CASO Launched in Pattan Area

July 26 Government forces on Friday Afternoon launched a Cordon And Search operation in Hanjiwera Village of Pattan in North  Kashmir's Kashmir's Baramulla district. Officials told The Kashmiriyat that a joint team of Army’s 29RR and Special…

Mumbai Group Affiliated to Daesh Inspired by Zakir Naik- ATS

July 26 The Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS), which arrested 10 alleged Daesh men in January and foiled their purported plan of mass-killing devotees at the 400-year-old Shree Mumbreshwar Temple in Mumbra, said in the charge sheet that…

Do not Threaten People of Kashmir that You Will Remove Article 35A, 370- Omar Tells BJP

July 26 National Conference (NC) vice president Omar Abdullah Thursday said the Centre should repose its faith in the Supreme Court and refrain from bullying the people of Jammu Kashmir with unwarranted threats of repealing articles 35-A…

Srinagar's Golf Club to be Opened for General Public

July 26 Chief Secretary of Jammu and Kashmir, BVR Subrahmanyam on Thursday announced that Kashmir Golf Club will be opened for public for playing golf. “JK Chief Secretary, BVR Subrahmanyam today announced that Kashmir Golf Club will…

2 OGWs Arrested in Bandipora- Arms and Ammunition Recovered

July 25 The government forces on Thursday arrested two active Over Ground Workers (OGWs) of Hizb-ul-Mujahideen during Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) in Turuk Nad Tukpora village of Bandipora in north Kashmir. Officials told that both…

Administration Intensifies Anti-Encroachment Drive in Anantnag

July 25 Under the directions of State/District Administration, the anti-encroachment drive has been intensified in Anantnag district and 45 Kanals of state & Kacharie land was retrieved from illegal possession of encroachers at Sangran…

"They Entered Our Hostel, Thrashed Students"- Police Says they Were Chasing Militants

July 25 Rayees Shah Students of the Central University in Kashmir Ganderbal campus alleged that the Government Forces barged into their campus and thrashed a few student, among which four were injured and one of them was shifted to SKIMS…

2 Men, 2 Buffaloes Dead As Heavy Rains Lash Rajouri

July 25 A man died on Thursday due to electric shock amid heavy rainfall in Kandi area of Rajouri district of Jammu Kashmir. The deceased was identified as Mohammad Ishfaq son of Chandi resident of Kandi in Kotranka tehsil of Rajouri district. Two…

Man Missing Since August 2018 Traced by Jammu Kashmir Police

July 25 Sajad Hameed  A man who was Missing Since one Year was traced out by Gulmarg Police within ten days and has been handed over to Family Members for which family members have highly appreciated the efforts of Gulmarg Police. The…

Drug Peddler Arrested With Brown Sugar in Srinagar

July 25 A suspected drug peddler was arrested on Thursday after recovery of 11 gm brown sugar from his possession in Gojwara area of the city, police spokesman said. The suspect, Altaf Ahmad Najar alias T K Khan, was held at a Gojwara…

Truck Conductor Mowed Down by Another Truck During Collision on Kashmir Highway

July 25 A truck conductor was killed during a road accident on Kashmir highway at Karol near Jaswal bridge, after two trucks rammed into each other on Thursday. [metaslider id=1801] Sources told The Kashmiriyat that a truck near Karol…

1.5 KG Ornaments, 90 Coins Removed from Woman's Abdomen in Bengal

July 25 Over 1.5 kg ornaments and coins were removed from the stomach of a mentally unstable woman at a government hospital in West Bengal’s Birbhum district, a doctor said. Ninety coins in the denomination of Rs 5 and Rs 10 and ornaments…

Rains Bring Respite from Heat Wave in Kashmir Valley

July 25 Rains began to lash Kashmir Valley on Thursday bringing a much-needed relief to people especially children who are attending schools after summer break. This summer capital of the state as also other places of the Valley had been…

At Least 51 Dead As Lightning Strikes Bihar

July 25 At least 51 people were killed and nine others injured in lightning strikes in Bihar and Jharkhand, police said on Wednesday. Altogether 39 people have died across a dozen districts of Bihar, while 12 others lost their lives in…

Kashmir- 23 Years After Being Acquitted, Ali Reaches the Grave of His Father, Hugs it

July 25 Twenty three years after being released, Ali Mohammed Bhat who was acquitted by a court in Rajhastan and found "not guilty" in a 1996-Grenade blast case. [metaslider id=1801] Ali was 25 years old when he was detained in 1996…

"Anyone Promoting Militancy is a Militant"- Lok Sabha Passes Bill to Amend Unlawful Activities Prevention Act

July 24 The Lok Sabha on Wednesday passed the bill that empowers the government to designate individuals as terrorists and empowers the Director-General, National Investigation Agency (NIA) to grant approval of seizure or attachment of property…

Two Boys Drown in Bandipora- One Rescued, One Dead

July 24 Sajad Hameed Two boy drowned while another was saved by the locals after they slipped into river Jhelum in Shilwat area of Sumbal in Bandipora district on Wednesday. [metaslider id=1801] Eye witnesses told The Kashmiriyat that…

1996 Samlate Blast Case- After 23 Years, Court Acquits Three Kashmir Residents- Says They are Innocent

July 24 Three Kashmir residents have been released after 24 years of imprisonment in a grenade blast case that occurred in 1996. On 22nd july 2019 Rajasthan High court finds them innocent in dumping of arms & ammunition case, earlier…

NIA Raids the House of Businessman in Budgam

July 24 Sajad Hameed Sleuths of National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Wednesday carried out raids at the premises of a Budgam resident a day after they raided the house of two businessmen involved in cross Line of Control (LoC) trade…

Dar ul Uloom Student Drowns to Death in Islamabad Area

July 24 A student of Dar ul Uloom Sout ul Awaliya drowned in a river in Bangi Nowgam area of Islamabad (Anantnag) District in South Kashmir on Wednesday morning. A Police official speaking to The Kashmiriyat said that Bilal Ahmed Wagay…

16 Year Old Girl Drowns in Jhelum at Baramulla

July 23 Shabir Khan A minor girl drowned in Jhelum river in the Uri Sector of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Tuesday afternoon. Sources told The Kashmiriyat that Rubeena Banoo aged 16, a daughter of Anwar Shah who is a resident…

Archaeological Site Found in Kashmir's Baramulla

July 23 Sajad Hameed During the excavation, a family found two quintal weeds of ancient times, Around which are carved sculptures. As the ancient stone came out while digging a well in the courtyard of a house, the news spread to the…

In Pictures- BSF Celebrates 20 Years of Victory in Kargil War at Srinagar

July 23 Firdous Qadri The year 2019 marks the 20th anniversary of the successful culmination of Operation Vijay wherein soldiers of the Indian Army won the Kargil war. A press release issued to The Kashmiriyat stated that the the design…

2 Hizb Militants Arrested in Srinagar

July 23 Two Hizbul Mujahideen militants have been arrested by the police in Srinagar early on Tuesday morning. Reports said that, Acting upon a specific input about the presence of two militants in a Srinagar locality, a Naka was laid and…

Muslims Paying Price for Choosing to Stay in India After Partition- Forced to Choose Between "Qabristan or Pakistan"

July 23 Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan reiterated that Muslims were paying a price for choosing to stay in India after partition in 1947. While commenting on Kairana MLA Nahid Hasan’s appeal to Muslims to boycott the shopkeepers who…

317 cases under NDPS Act registered in 2018, Srinagar, Kulgam on top

July 23 Even as the government launched drive against the rising drug menace in Jammu and Kashmir, the data prepared by the authorities claim that 317 cases have been registered Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act in previous…

Whole Episode Explained- Who is Lying Trump or Modi?

July 23 The United States came down to a damage control mode after India rejected US President Donald Trump's claim that Prime Minister Narendra Modi sought help from the western country to resolve the ongoing Kashmir issue with Pakistan. A…

Amarnath Yatra Suspended- IED Detected on Kashmir Highway

July 23 The annual Amarnath Yatra has been suspended after a suspicious object was found lying on the Kashmir highway on Tuesday morning. Sources told The Kashmiriyat that the annual pilgrimage to Amarnath was suspended after IED was detected…

Supreme Court Gives Six Weeks to JK High Court to Decide on Plea Seeking Ban on Pellet Guns

July 22 The Supreme Court asked the Jammu Kashmir High Court on Monday to decide within six weeks the plea seeking ban on the use of pellet guns for controlling street protests in the state. A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi…

"Do not Sound Like Chambal's Bandit" PDP Tells Guv- DGP Creating Fear Psychosis Among Yatris, Says Farooq

July 22 Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has castigated Governor Malik over his appeal to militants to ‘kill corrupt politicians’ and said that he has arrogated the role of making bizarre, mischievous and uncalled for statements to himself. In…

India Launches Its Mission to Moon

July 22 India launched its second moon mission Chandrayaan-2 to check into the uncharted Lunar South pole. The launch happened from India’s most powerful rocket GSLV-Mk0III-M1 M1 from Sriharikota today, a week after the lift-off was…

Militant Hideout Busted in Doda

July 22 Mubashir Naik The Government Forces busted a hideout of Militants in the Doda District of Chenab Valley, Police officials said. They said that a hideout was busted on Monday afternoon at Mandhaan forest in Gandoh area of the…

Four People Lynched by Mob in Jharkhand For Allegedly Practicing 'Black Magic'

July 22 In yet another shocking and shameful incident of mob lynching, four persons were thrashed and killed in the Gumla district of Jharkhand on Sunday. According to police, 10-12 people attacked a family in the Siskari village in the…

3 Days After Man Was Thrashed in Mahrashtra- Two Muslim Youths Assaulted, Forced to Chant 'Jai Shri Ram'

July 22 Two Muslim men alleged that they were forced to chant "Jai Shri Ram" in Aurangabad, Maharashtra, on Sunday night. Shaikh Aamer, one the victims, told reporters that the incident took place at Azad Chowk when he was out for work…

"Bhaba Kavach" to Protect CRPF men from AK-47 Bullets

July 22 The agency that makes the country's nuclear warheads -- Bhabha Atomic Research Centre has developed a bulletproof jacket named Bhabha Kavach which has recently cleared firing trials at the Gujarat Forensic Science University. The…

63-Year-Old Yatri Dies on Way to Amarnath Cave

July 22 Rayees Shah An elderly Amarnath pilgrim died on Monday due to a cardiac arrest at Baltal base camp in central Kashmir district of Ganderbal. Reports said that a 63-year-old pilgrim identified as Prahlad Rai, a resident of Rajasthan…

Two More Persons Dead in Road Accident at Batote on Kashmir Highway

July 22 Mubashir Naik In a major accident, two persons have died in a road accident at Champa Batote, in Jammu Kashmir. The Tata Mobile Van, JK14C- 6824 was en route Ramban from Batote. The van was trying to overtake a truck, the van…

After Asking Militants to Kill "Corrupt Politicians"- Guv Says his remarks were in Anger

July 22 Jammu Kashmir Governor SP Malik on Monday clarified his controversial statement urging militants to kill corrupt official of J&K saying his comments were out of anger and frustration over rampant corruption. ” Whatever I…

18-Year-Old Girl Hangs Self in Sopore

July 22 Shabir Khan A teenage girl allegedly committed suicide in Sopore area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district last night. Sources said that the girl (name withheld) aged 18, a resident of Kralteng area in Sopore was found hanging…

Husband Wife Dead, Family Battling for Life in Hospital After Getting Injured in Ramban Road Accident

July 20 Mubashir Naik The number of accidents and the deaths caused by them on Kashmir roads look endless. on Saturday, one more accident took place in Tehsil Pogal in Paristan area of Ramban District resulting into deaths of two people…

Rape Accused Escapes from Police Custody in Jammu Hospital

July 20 Mubashir Naik Today a strange incident took place in Jammu. when a rape accused who  was in custody of Reasi police escaped from SMGS Hospital, Jammu. The  accused who escaped has been identified as Sajjad Ahmed, son of Abdul…

Students Protest Against Cluster University Jammu Enters Day 11

July 20 Mubashir Naik Amid intense sloganeering and sit-ins, The protest of the students in Cluster university Jammu students has entered the 11th day today. The exasperated students on Saturday held a massive protest demonstration…

Victims of Terrorist Attacks are Mostly Muslims- Report

July 20 In 2017, researchers with the National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism, or START (which is hosted at the University of Maryland), told ABC News that Muslims are "absolutely" the most likely people…

55 Year Scooty rider Dies in Ganderbal Road Accident

July 20 Rayees Shah A scooty rider died in a tragic road accident at Barsoo area of Central kashmirs district this late evening. Sources told The Kashmiriyat that said a scooty rider collided with a tractor at Barsoo Lar area of Ganderbal…

Woman Dies of Malaria in Islamabad- Doctors Warn of a Possible Malaria Outbreak

July 19 Suhail Dar A 38-year-old woman died after she was diagnosed with Malaria in Batengoo area of Islamabad (anantnag) district in South Kashmir. The Lady (name with held) was admitted in District Hospital of Islamabad (anantnag)…

2 Haryana Residents Dead in Road Accident at Kangan

July 19 Rayees Shah Two tourists from Haryana lost their life in a road accident in Rayil Gund area of Kangan in Ganderbal district on Friday. The were travelling on a motorcycle from Ladakh to Srinagar after which their bike collide…

Grand Finale of Talent Hunt "Choona Hai Aasman" By Police Held in Kishtwar

July 18 The Grand finale of JK Police talent hunt Competition "Choona Hai Aasman" was held by Kishtwar Police at Govt. Higher Secondary School Boys, Kishtwar. Commander, Sector 9 RR Vikram Bhan was chief guest on the occasion who inaugurated…

10 injured in Road Accident at Katra's Meyari Area

July 18 Mubashir Naik At least ten people were injured in a road accident near the Meyari area of Katra in Jammu on Thursday evening. A Police official posted in Katra told The Kashmiriyat that a vehicle bearing registration no JK14C…

One Killed, 11 Injured in Poonch Road Accident

July 18 A man was killed and 11 others injured when the vehicle they were travelling in skid and rolled down a slopping road in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district Thursday, officials said. “A Tata mobile vehicle, which was ferrying…

Soldier Dead After Tree Falls on Him in Kupwara

July 18 A 35-year-old soldier died after a tree fell on him due to a landslide while he was patrolling along the Line of Control (LoC) in Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir, the Army said Thursday. The incident took place when the soldier,…

Indian Government Forces Owe 24.5 Crore Rent to Land Owners Across Jammu Kashmir

July 18 The government of India owes an outstanding due of Rs 24.5 crore as rent to various land owners across Jammu Kashmir, the Defence Ministry has informed the Parliament on Thursday. Other than land which has been used by Government…

US-Based Kashmiri Doctors to Launch Critical Care Ambulance Service in Srinagar

July 18 Kashmiri Doctors in the United States have expressed concern over the growing deaths due to Accidents in Jammu Kashmir and are all set to provide fully equipped critical care ambulances. "In the absence of emergency service in…

Lady, Minor Crushed to Death by Army Vehicle in Rajouri

July 18 Mubashir Naik A lady and her niece died on Wednesday after they were hit by an Army vehicle in Lam area of Nowhera in Rajouri district. A four-year-old boy, who is paralysed by polio and unable to speak, was also injured in…
clashes in Kashmir

Dozens Injured As Intense Clashes Erupt in Baramulla Town Against Local Militant's Killing

July 17 Sajad Hameed Dozens of youth have been injured during Intense clashes that erupted in Azad Gunj and adjoining areas of Baramulla township in North Kashmir as the news of the killing of a local Militant spread in the area. Eyewitnesses…

9 Killed, 17 injured in a shoot out over Land Dispute in UP

July 17 A property dispute in eastern Uttar Pradesh's Sonbhadra district led to a gunfight between two groups that left 9 people dead and another 17 injured. Local media reported that the shootout in a village in the district's Ghorawal…

Martyrs of July 13, 1931 Were Rapists- Mahraja Hari Singh's Grandson

July 17 Congress leader and grandson of last Maharaja of Jammu and Kashmir Vikramaditya Singh has called July 13, 1931 martyrs as “rapists, criminals and looters”. Kishtwar Chief Judicial Magistrate Sudhir Khajuria has ordered SHO…

Two Killed As Truck Rams into ATM in Jammu

July 17 A truck rammed into an ATM in Channi area of Jammu, resulting into the death of two persons. The Jammu Kashmir Police said that a truck loaded with potatoes crashed into an ATM early morning on Wednesday morning, following which…

Amarnath Yatra Breaks a 4-Year Record

July 17 This years's Annual Amarnath Yatra has witnessed a huge rush of Hindu Devotees visiting the Amarnath Cave. Official figures reveal that At least two lakh pilgrims have performed the Annual Hindu pilgrimage in the past 16 days making…

1 Militant Killed in Sopore Encounter- Search OPs underway

July 17 One Militant has been killed in an encounter that raged  between militants and Government forces at Gund Brath area of Sopore area in North Kashmir's Baramulla District on Wednesday morning. An Official told The Kashmiriyat  that…

Encounter Rages in Sopore- Top Commander Reportedly Trapped

July 17 Shabir Khan An encounter has raged  between militants and Government forces at Gund Brath area of Sopore area in North Kashmir's Baramulla District. An Official told The Kashmiriyat  that a team of 22 RR, Jammu Kashmir police…

250 People, Mostly Women Join BJP in Bandipora

July 16 The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), District President Women's wing Bandipora Sheikh Gousia Islam kick started the membership drive in the district Bandipora on Tuesday. During the day long program, 250 people mostly women's from…

In Pictures- Army Goodwill School Celebrates Annual Day

July 16 The Annual Day of Army Goodwill Schools Zeran was celebrated on today under the aegis of chinar gunners with great enthusiasm fervor and gaiety. The mesmerizing performance was witnessed by eminent guests which included Farooq…

6000 Additional Accommodations Being Built for Pandits- Government

July 16 The government of India it is taking a number of steps for relief and rehabilitation of Kashmiri Pandits and 6,000 additional Transit Accommodations are being constructed for them in the Kashmir Valley, Ministry of Home Affairs said…

963 Militants Killed in the Past Five Years- Government

July 16 Over 960 Militants and 413 Government Force personnel have been killed in Jammu Kashmir in the last five years, Union Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy said in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday. He said security forces were taking…

Forces Launch Massive CASO in Bandipora Area

July 16 Mohammed Umar The Government forces on Tuesday afternoon launched a Cordon and search operation in the Khatana Mohallah Locality of Peth Kuut area of North Kashmir's Bandipora district. Officials told The Kashmiriyat…

1.17 Lakh Assam Residents Declared as Foreigners by Government Tribunals

July 16 A total of 1.17 lakh people have been declared foreigners by tribunals set up in Assam till March this year, Union Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy said on Tuesday. At present, 100 Foreigners’ Tribunals (FTs) are functional…

JKP Seeks Deferment in Trial of Alleged Juvenile in Kathua Rape Case

July 16 Mubashir Naik Jammu Kashmir police’s crime branch Monday moved a plea before a juvenile justice board hearing the case of an accused in the gangrape and murder of a young girl in Kathua, seeking deferment of the trial as the…

Kashmir Roads Continue to Take Lives- ASI Dead in Doda Road Accident

July 16 Mubashir Naik An Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) of Jammu Kashmir Police died in a road accident in Chenab Valley's Doda District. Sources told The Kashmiriyat that An alto car bearing no. Jk06A 4758 met with an accident early…

Police Arrests Two Youth in Baramulla- Pistol Recovered

July 16 Shabir Khan The Jammu Kashmir Police has claimed to have arrested two persons for their alleged involvement in the last month’s killing of a Shopkeeper in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district. Detailing about the arrest, A…

Cleric Thrashed by a Group in UP, Forced to Chant 'Jai Shri Ram' Slogans

July 16 A Muslim cleric claimed that he was thrashed by a group of 10-12 boys and forced to chant Jai Shri Ram. Speaking to media on July 14, Imlakur Rahman said he was intercepted on his way home and attacked by the group in Sarora village.…

Dozens of Villages in Shopian and Kulgam Deprived of Electricity from Past 4 Days

July 16 Skinder Gull The Power Development Department of Jammu Kashmir Government has deprived people of electricity in more than 50 villages of South Kashmir for the past four days. Residents of various areas in the Bih Bagh and Yaripora…

Imran Khan Will Seek Trump's Help to Resolve Kashmir Dispute

July 16 Imran Khan, the Prime Minister of Pakistan will seek US President Donald Trump's help to resolve the longstanding Kashmir issue with India when he meets the American leader next week in Washington, officials said. Senior officials…

Jaish Operative Arrested in Srinagar- Police

July 16 In a big development, the Delhi Police Special Cell has claimed to have arrested Jaish-e-Mohammed Militant Bashir Ahmed Maulvi from Jammu and Kashmir's Srinagar. According to the report, Bashir Moulvi arrested by the police was…

14-Year-Old Boy Dies After Drowning in a Canal in ganderbal

July 15 Rayees Shah A boy died on Monday after he drowned in a Power Canal while taking a bath in Khanan Kangan area of central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district. Sources told The Kashmiriyat that 14-year-old boy identified as Aaqib Ahmed…

Husband, Wife Found Dead Under Mysterious Circumstances in Their home in Jammu.

July 15 Mubashir Naik A tragic incident came to notice today where a husband and wife were found dead in mysterious circumstances in their home in Greater Kailash area of Jammu. The deceased are identified as Naveen Sharma and Poonam Sharma. JK…

Heavy Winds, Hailstorm Damage Crops and Property in Sopore

July 15 Shabir Khan Heavy rains and hailstorm damaged crops and various kinds of fruits in Duroo,Warpora Malmapanpora .Hathlangoo   Magrapora areas of Sopore in North Kashmir Baramulla District on Monday afternoon. A Local speaking…

318 Militant Attacks Took Place in Jammu Kashmir Last Year- Government

July 15 There were 318 militant attacks in Jammu Kashmir last year, the government of India said on Monday. Responding to a question by BJP parliamentarian Vijay Goel about the number of militant attacks reported in the country in the…

Indian Army organizes free Tuition Classes For Students of Kishtwar

July 15 Mubashir Naik ​In continuing with the efforts in providing a foundation for improved standards of living and integrating local populace with mainstream, Indian Army organized free Tuition Classes for the students of Sondar region…

Special judge seeks 6 months’ time from SC to conclude Trial in Babri Demolition Case:

July 15 A special judge holding trial in Babri Masjid demolition case, involving BJP veterans L K Advani, M M Joshi and others, Monday moved the Supreme Court seeking six more months to conclude the trial in the case. The special judge,…

CRPF Men Rescue 14 Year old Girl from Drowning in Tangmarg

July 15 Sajad Hameed In an exemplary show of humanity, A Lady identified as Nageena Jan was rescued by Security Personnel of CRPF in Kunzer area of Baramulla while she was drowning in a stream in this North Kashmir area. Eyewitnesses…

Child Miraculously Escapes- 22 Killed in Flash Flood in Neelam Valley

July 15 At least 22 people have been killed after they became victims to a flooded water channel in Laiswa area of Neelam Valley in Azad Kashmir on Monday, authorities said. According to the State Disaster Management Authority (NHMA) Pakistan…

Roadmap for Return and Rehabilitation of Kashmiri Pandits Sent to Modi, Amit Shah

July 15 A Representation fr the safe return and rehabilitation of Kashmiri Pandis has been sent to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah. The Return of the Kashmiri Pandits is vital to bring peace in the Valley, the…

Three Yatris Die of Health Issues on way to Amarnath Cave

July 15 Three yatris died on the way to the cave due to health reasons during the ongoing annual Amarnath Yatra in south Kashmir Himalayas. One of the three identified as, 52-year-old yatri Dimple Sharma, son of Mohan Lal Sharma, resident…

At least 200 Sheep, Goats Killed in Lightning at Ganderbal

July 15 Rayees Shah Over 200 sheep and goats were killed by lightning in Central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district, officials said. Lightning struck a large flock of sheep and goats on Saturday evening in pastures of Poshkar Wangat area,…

Six Injured As Mob Attacks Students, Teachers During a Picnic in Budgam

July 15 Sajad Hameed/ Faisal Bashir Six people including two girls and a teacher were injured when a group of youth armed with rods and canes attacked school picnickers at Raiyar village in Central Kashmir’s Budgam district on Saturday…

Young Boys Continue Taking up Arms- Shopian Youth Joins Militancy

July 14 Militant recruitment that had come down in the valley this year is showing signs of picking up as more youth continue to join their ranks, despite the life span of a local militant having decreased manifolds. Young students, brilliant…

"End Mob Lynchings, Save Minorities in India" Political Protests Resurface in 2019 WC Final

July 14 Political protests resurfaced at the 2019 International Cricket Council (ICC) Cricket World Cup on Sunday when a van carrying a board saying "End mob lynching. Save Minorities in India" message was seen at the Lord’s Cricket…

12-Year-old Baramulla Boy Mistakenly Hangs Self While Playing

July 14 Shabir Khan A minor boy died when he mistakenly hung himself while playing with a rope in his house in Chukar area of Pattan in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Saturday evening. Sources told The Kashmiriyat that Shahid…

Man Gives Wife's Police Uniform to Girlfriend to Loot People

July 14 A woman was arrested along with her boyfriend for allegedly committing robberies by faking as a cop in Madhya Pradesh's Indore on Saturday. [metaslider id=1801] As per news reports, The Police claimed to have arrested the duo…

Cable Car to Soon Open up in Jammu

July 14 Mubashir Naik The service of the much-awaited Jammu ropeway, which is expected to give a major boost to tourism in the region, will be open for public by the end of July. Jammu Municipal Corporation (JMC) Mayor Chander Mohan Gupta…

Delegation from Kishtwar's Keshwan Calls on DC Kishtwar, Demand PHC, SRTC buses

July 14 The inhabitants of Keshwan area of Kishtwar District that witnessed major accident last week claiming the lives of nearly five dozens innocent people along with Former Minister J&K, Ghulam Mohammad Saroori called on Deputy Commissioner…

Hospital in Tral Without a Doctor For Last 11 Years

July 14 Nawaz Ibn Ahad The  Allopathic centre,  now a Primary Health Centre (PHC) at Satura area of Tral in South Kashmir, meant for providing health care facilities to dozens of villages in Aripal belt of Tral, has turned into a nightmare…

Army Recruitment Rally in Kashmir Attracts 915 Candidates on Day 5

July 13 Sajad Hameed The Army Recruitment Rally 2019 started at Haiderbegh, Pattan from 10-16 Jul 19 covering the districts of Bandipora, Kupwara, Ganderbal, Baramulla, Srinagar, Budgam, Pulwama, Shopian, Islamabad (Anantnag) and Kulgam…
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Three Madrassa Students Thrashed After Being Forced to Chant 'Jai Shri Ram' Slogans

July 14 Three Madrassa Students were thrashed with cricket bats and Forced to chant 'Jai Shri Ram Slogans' in the Unao area of Uttar Pradesh. Sharing the details of the incident, Nayeem Misbahi, a teacher at the seminary told news gatherer…

Muslim Head Constable Mob Lynched in Rajhastan

July 14 A Muslim Head constable was lynched to death by unknown persons in Rajsamand area of Rajasthan. Head Constable, Abdul Gani was surrounded by an unruly mob when he was on way to investigate a land dispute in the Rajsamand district. Abdul…

This is The Best Time to Remove Article 370- Ek Jhut Jammu

July 14 Ek Jhut Jammu expressed surprise over the attitude of the central government and said that the BJP fought and won the election on the issue of the removal of this special status of Jammu Kashmir and said that after coming to power,…

in Pictures- Imam Jamia Masjid Kishtwar Flags off First Batch of Pilgrims from Kishtwar

July 14 Mubashir Naik Imam Jamia Masjid Kishtwar, Farooq Ahmed Kichloo flagged off first batch of 15 Haj pilgrims of Kishtwar district. Chairman Auqaf Kishtwar, Mushtaq Ahmed Qazi, Former Ministers, G. M Saroori, Sajjad Ahmed Kichloo, Former…

"Pandits Need Separate Colonies" Says Satya Pal Malik- Farooq Abdullah Calls him BJPs Governor

July 14 Jammu Kashmir governor Satya Pal Malik has justified the BJPs concept of building separate townships for returning Pandits who have fled the Valley, saying locations for such boroughs had already been identified and work was underway…

"Our Freedom Struggle Started Even Before India Was Born"- Ummat e Islami Pays Tributes at Martyrs Graveyard in Islamabad

July 13 The Jammu Kashmir Ummat e Islami on Saturday organized a Fateh Khawani ceremony at Martyrs graveyard of Islamabad (anantnag) township in South Kashmir. Dozens of people led by Ummat e Islami leaders also laid floral tributes to…

Kashmir Road Continue to be Deadly- 5 More Dead, Several Injured in Ramban Road Accident

July 13 Mubashir Naik Five people, including two minor girls, died and three others sustained injuries when a car they were travelling in rolled down into a deep gorge in Ramban district of Jammu Kashmir on Saturday. A senior Police…

In Pictures- Restrictions, Shutdown in Kashmir on Martyrs Day- Governor Misses, BJP Observes 'Black Day'

July 13 Sajad Hameed Authorities imposed restrictions in parts of Srinagar city on Saturday to thwart separatist called protests in connection with the Martyrs Day even as the complete shutdown was observed across Kashmir. July 13 is…

750 Grams of Heroine Recovered from JK Policeman in Kupwara

July 13 Police on Saturday claimed to have arrested a cop and recovered a packet of heroine from his possession in Handwara area of north Kashmir's Kupwara district. A police spokesman said that Mushtaq Ahmad son of Abdul Ahad resident…

Amarnath Yatra Suspended Amid Shutdown in Kashmir Valley

July 13 Suhail Dar The Amarnath Yatra was suspended on Saturday with no pilgrim allowed to move towards the Kashmir Valley from Jammu due to a separatist-called protest shutdown. "Taking stock of the law and order situation because…

At least 12 Shops Gutted in Massive Ablaze in Gulmarg

July 13 Sajad Hameed At least twelve shops were gutted in a fire incident early in the morning at Tourist resort of Gulmarg in North Kashmir's Baramulla district. Locals told The Kashmiriyat that the fire raged from a wood shop near…

Army Starts Online Registration for Recruitment Rally in Jammu Kashmir

July 12 The Army has begun online registration for its ten-day recruitment rally in Jammu and Kashmir from September 1, a defence spokesperson said. The rally, in which all categories of soldiers will be recruited, will be held at the…

In Pictures- Anganwadi Workers Protest Government Order in Srinagar

July 12 Mir Junaid Hundreds of Anganwadi workers and helpers launched a massive protest against the Government’s decision to disburse their honorariums through Gram Panchayats. They gathered outside Press Enclave and blocked the Residency…

PDP Holds Meeting in Srinagar

July 12 A meeting of People's Democratic Party (PDP) members held at Amira Kadal, in Hyderpora, Srinagar today. The meeting that stressed on strengthening the party at grass root levels was attended Some former ministers, Legislators and…

Hospital- Less for Patients More for Rats- Rats Giving Nightmares to Patients at Sherbagh Hospital

July 11 Kashmir's ailing healthcare is often in news for the wrong reasons, in yet another shameful incident Rats are giving nightmares to patients and their attendants at Maternity and Child care hospital (MCH) in Sherbagh area of Islamabad…

Modi Government Selling License Data of Indian Citizens for 65 Crore- 87 Private Companies Already Purchased it

July 11 Nitin Gadkari, Minister of Road Transport and Highways that the Government is selling vehicle registration and driving license data of Indians and data on insurance and tax paid and has been earning revenue from it. The sale of…

Kashmir Roads Claim Another Life- Woman Captain of Indian Army Dies in Accident at Udhampur

July 11 Mubashir Naik An army Captain identified as Navita Rajan lost her life in a tragic road accident in Udhampur. [metaslider id=1801] A Police official from Udhampur speaking to The Kashmiriyat said that Navita was travelling…

Six Injured in Fresh Dog Attacks in Uri

July 11 Shabir Khan Six people have been injured in fresh dog bites in Uri town of North Baramulla district on Thursday morning. Speaking to The Kashmiriyat a Police official said that six people were bitten by stray dogs at Dawaran…

Five Including Two Women Dead in Jammu Road Accident

July 11 Mubashir Naik Five persons, including two women, were killed when the car they were travelling in collided with an SUV near Pachranga village here Thursday morning, a Police official told The Kashmiriyat. The accident took place…

CASO continues Tangmarg Enters 11th Hour

July 11 Sajad Hameed The Government forces on Wednesday Night launched a Cordon And Search operation in Wani mohlla Maheen and ferozpora area of Tangmarg in North kashmir’s baramulla district. An official confirmed to The Kashmiriyat…

In Pictures- Army Recruitment Rally Evokes Massive Response in Kashmir Valley

July 10 Shabir Khan/ Sajad Hameed An Army Recruitment Rally is being organised at Haiderbeig, Pattan from 10 July to 16 July 2019 covering the districts of Bandipore, Kupwara, Ganderbal, Baramulla, Srinagar, Budgam, Pulwama, Shopian, Islamabad…

"Barkati's Wife Attacked by Unknown Persons in Shopian"- Family Stages Protest in Srinagar

July 10 Firdous Qadri Unknown persons allegedly attacked the wife of Sarjan Barkati outside her home in Reban area of South Kashmir's Shopian district, family members of Barkati told The Kashmiriyat. They said that Shabroza Jan wife…

Drug Abuse Responsible for the Spread of Hepatitis in Kashmir- DAK

July 09 The Doctors Association of Kashmir (DAK) has in a statement to the press said that drug abuse is responsible for spread of hepatitis infection in the Kashmir valley. The statement read, “Drug addicts are at a higher risk of contracting…

Digital X-Ray Machine Inaugurated at Sopore Hospital- Div Com Visits Baramulla

July 09 Shabir Khan The Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Division, Baseer Ahmad Khan today chaired two separate meetings here at Dak Bungalow Baramulla to review the developmental scenario and the implementation of various developmental…

"Do not Wear Army-Like Clothes"-JK Police Issues Advisory to People in Kishtwar

July 09  The Jammu Kashmir Police has appealed to the public to refrain from wearing combat dresses in Kishtwar District of the Chenab Vallley. As per official spokesman, SSP Kishtwar Shakti K Pathak has appealed to the general public to…

Hajj Pilgrims Can Carry Zam Zam Water within Permissible Baggage Weight Allowance- Air India

July 09 Air India on Tuesday stated that pilgrims returning from Saudi Arabia after Haj will be allowed to carry holy water from the Zamzam well within the permissible baggage allowance. The well of Zamzam is located in Mecca in Saudi…

Number of Militant in Kashmir has Increased by 22 Per cent in last 6 Months, Government

July 09 There is a decline in Militant activities in Jammu Kashmir, the Government said on Tuesday in Parliament. They said that during the last 6 months, there has been a significant reduction in Militant activities and an increase in…

NIA to Get More Powers in Kashmir?

July 09 A bill seeking to further the strength the India's National Investigation Agency (NIA) by giving it more powers to further tighten noose around separatists and activists in was introduced in Lower House of Indian parliament, Lok Sabha…

Honey Singh Booked for Vulgar Lyrics in Song

July 09 Honey Singh, the popular Bollywood rapper, has been booked by the Punjab Police after the women commission in Punjab filed an official complaint against the singer and song writer. The musician has been in the news for the last few…

Modi Government's 3804 Crore on Advertisements Could have Fed more than 1,40,000 Poor Families For a year in India

July 09 The Indian Government according to a report has spent nearly Rs. 2000 crore for wide publicity of Prime Minister Modi during the past three years. [metaslider id=1801] In  the year, 2018-19, the Indian Government has spent…

16 People Chained in Madhya Pradesh, Forces to Chant "Gau Mata ki Jai"

July 09 A video has surfaced on social media where several people can be seen tied and made to chant ‘Gau Mata ki Jai’ in Khandwa, Madhya Pradesh, on the accusation of carrying cattle in their vehicles. The local police, later, booked…

Army Imposes Restrictions on Whatsapp Amid Threats from 'Pakistan Agencies'

July 09 Amid Intelligence inputs that Pakistani spy agencies were closely monitoring and profiling defence officers, the Indian Army has asked its personnel and their families to be extra careful over the usage of WhatsApp to the personnel…

No Steps Taken by India, Pakistan to Improve Human Rights Situation in Kashmir-UN

July 09 A UN human rights report on the situation in India-Administered Kashmir and Pakistan-Administered Kashmir from May 2018 to April 2019, says the number of civilian casualties reported over the 12-month period may be the highest in…

Amid Shutdown, Forces Launch CASO in Kunzer Area

July 08 Sajad Hameed The Government forces on Monday afternoon launched a Cordon and Search Operation at Shekhpora area of Kunzer in North Kashmir’s Baramulla district. Reports said that a joint team of 2 RR, 176 Battalion Central…

Guv Says Yatra Possible Because of Local Muslims- Security Arrangements Troubling Locals, Says Mehbooba

July 08 Jammu Kashmir's former Chief Minister and PDP leader Mehbooba Mufti has questioned the arrangements for Amarnath Yatra. Mufti has said that the people of Kashmir Valley are facing problems due to the arrangements made for the Yatra. Mehbooba…

AGH releases Fresh Video- Calls for Unity Among Militant Outfits in Kashmir

July 08 The Al-Qaeda-affiliated Ansar Ghazwatul Hind in a fresh video has called for unity among various militant outfits operating in Jammu Kashmir. The nearly six-minute-long video released on Saturday evening issued by the AGHs new…

Occasional Rains in Kashmir Valley this Week- MeT

July 08 The Meteorological department has predicted occasional rains in the Kashmir Valley this week. “There are chances of occasional rains in the Valley this week,” Sonum Lotus said. “There won’t be any flash floods or any…

29 Killed, 18 Injured in Road Accident in Agra

July 08 At least 29 people were killed and eighteen others injured after a Delhi-bound bus fell in a drain on Yamuna Expressway on Monday morning. The UP Roadways bus, which was going from Lucknow to Delhi, met with the accident near Agra. Police…

Posters of Burhan Surface in Various Areas- Mobile Internet Snapped as Valley Shuts Down to Remember Wani

July 08 A complete shutdown is being observed throughout the Kashmir valley on Monday to mourn the killing of Burhan Wani on his third death anniversary. Policemen are manning the streets across the major towns of the valley, including…

List of 102 Civilian Causalities of 2016

A Civilian Uprising that unfolded in Kashmir valley after the killing of Burhan Wani on 08 July 2016 took Kashmiri intelligentsia by a storm. The magnanimous anger that poured on the Kashmir streets was simply 'unmanageable'  and could be managed…

Posters of Burhan Wani Appear in Tral- Mobile Internet Snapped in South Kashmir Ahead of Burhan Wani's Anniversary

July 07 Posters of Burhan Wani asking people to observe a complete shutdown on the anniversary of the slain Militant commander have appeared in various areas of Tral in South Kashmir''s Pulwama district. Ahead of the anniversary of popular…

Patwari Placed Under Suspension in Rajouri, Enquiry Ordered

July 06 Mubashir Naik Rajouri.Deputy commissioner Rajouri Mohammad Aijaz Asad here has ordered suspension of a patwari and has initiated an enquiry as a telephonic conversation has gone viral on social media in which the said government…

Police Arrests Thief, Recovers 40 Lakh and Stolen Jewellery from Srinagar

July 06 Firdous Qadri Acting on a tip-off, Jammu Kashmir Police in Srinagar arrested a thief from Srinagar area and recovered stolen jewellery worth Rupees Fourty Lakh on Saturday. The accused were identifed as Bilal Ahmed, native of Pulwama,…

JRL Calls for a Complete Shutdown on Burhan Wani's Anniversary

July 06 The Joint Resistance leadership has in its press release paid rich tributes to Burhan Wani on his third anniversary scheduled on July 08. JRL comprising of Yasin Malik, Mirwaiz Umar and Geelani asked people to observe a complete…

PDA Keeps a Washroom Non Functional a Year After its Completion

July 06 The Locals of Aishmuqam area in Islamabad (anantnag) district on Saturday registered a protest against Pahalgam Development Authority (PDA) against the non working of a public washroom in the area. [metaslider id=1801] Speaking…

'Beti Padhao, Beti Bachao' Program Held in Achabal

July 06 Waris Shah ICDS department zone Achabal organized a awareness programme of Beti Bachow beti Padhow at Mir Mohalla in Achabal. 30/35 women /female children's from different villages and 25/30 Anganwadi workers participated in…

Three women among four Naxals killed in encounter in Chatisgarh

July 06 Four Naxals, including three women, were killed in an encounter with security forces in Chhattisgarh’s Dhamtari district on Saturday, police said. The skirmish took place in the morning in the forests between Khallari and Mechka…

Jammu Municipal Council Initiates Sanitation Drive

July 07 Mubashir Naik Jammu Municipal Corporation Pankaj Magotra initiated the special sanitation drive under the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan drive in collaboration with Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) from Narwal to Panama Chowk and Railway Station. The…

Traffic Stopped on Kashmir Highway- Bomb Disposal Squad Called in

July 07 Vehicular movement on Kashmir highway has been halted after a suspicious things was found on the road on Saturday. [metaslider id=1801] Officials said that the Bomb Disposal Squad has been called in for the help and they are…

Three Injured in Road Accident in Ramban

July 06 Mubashir Naik Three men were injured in a road accident in Ramban after their vehicles collided near Maitra on the Ramban-Maitra link road. A Police official while speaking to The Kashmiriyat that a car JK02BU 6777, en-route…

Protest Held Against PDD In Anantnag Areas

July 06 Locals of Kharpiath Larnoo, Mati Bidhad Sheikh Mohalla and Nagam Sonbrari areas of Anantnag district held a peaceful protest against Power Development Department (PDD) for non availability of Light. While talking to The Kashmiriyat…

DDC Kishtwar finalizes arrangements of ensuing Holy Machail Mata Yatra

July 06 Mubashir Malik District Development Commissioner ( DDC) Kishtwar Angrez Singh Rana today convened a meeting of concern district officers and finalizes arrangements for upcoming Annual holy Machail Mata yatra. Addditonal District…

Policeman Arrested for Allegedly Recording Video of Women Yatris Taking Bath

July 06 Mubashir Naik A police constable was Friday arrested for allegedly recording the video of women devotees taking bath at a camp during the ongoing Amarnath Yatra here, a senior officer said. Tariq Ahmed was serving in the 19th battalion…

Militants Planning a 'Pulwama-Like Attack' on Anniversary of Burhan Wani

July 06 Agencies have alerted the security forces of another Pulwama-like attack in Jammu Kashmir as Militants are planning a major attack in the state on the death anniversary of slain Burhan Wani. The inputs suggest that there are chances…

Chances of Rain on Saturday Evening- MeT

July 06 Forecaster on Saturday said that there are chances of rain towards afternoon and evening today. Sonam Lotus, Director Meteorological department, said that there was expectation of moderate to heavy thundershower with lightning…

Hafiz Saeed, His Associates will be Arrested Soon- Says Pakistan

July 04 Jamaat-ud-Dawa chief Hafiz Saeed and 12 of his close aides will be arrested “very soon”, police said on Thursday, a day after Pakistani authorities booked them for committing multiple offences of “terrorism financing and money…

One More Killed in Road Accident in Udhampur

July 04 Mubashir Naik One person has been killed during a road accident in udhampur on Thursday afternoon. A Police official upon being contacted by The Kashmiriyat said that on thursday afternoon around 1440 hours a tractor No: JK14…

Srinagar Witnesses Hottest Day of the Season

July 04 Srinagar, the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir, Wednesday recorded the season’s highest temperature at 32.5 degrees Celsius, while the heatwave prevailed in Jammu, the metrological department said. The day temperature in Jammu…

Now School Bus on Excursion Turns Turtle in Sopore

July 04 Shabir Khan A school bus turned turtle in the outskirts of Sopore in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district injuring the injured. [metaslider id=1801] Sources told The Kashmiriyat that a school bus carrying students for an…

Thief Caught Red handed by Sopore Locals

July 04 Shabir Khan A Thief was caught red handed by the residents of Gund Brath area of Sopore in North Kashmir Baramulla district on Wednesday night. Locals told The Kashmiriyat that they foiled burglary attempt and caught a thief…

Review the Decision of Ban on Kashmir Roads During Yatra- PDP Members Meet Amit Shah

July 04 The Members of the Rajhya Sabha- the upper house of the Parliament  from Jammu Kashmir People's Democratic Party, Nazir Ahmad Laway and Mir Mohd Fayaz called on Home Minister Amit Shah at New-Delhi. The two leaders discussed the…

7th Round of Negotiations Between Taliban and US Underway to end the 18-Year old Afghan War

July 04 The ongoing seventh round of negotiations between Taliban representatives and US officials in Qatar has made “spectacular progress” on a draft agreement aimed at ending the 18-year-long conflict in Afghanistan, a spokesperson…

Hurriyat Spokesman Booked Under Public Safety Act

July 04 Amid an intense crackdown against Kashmir based groups, the Government Forces booked the spokesman of Hurriyat, Ghulam Ahmed Gulzar under the Public Safety act Sources told The Kashmiriyat that he had been picked up a nocturnal…

220 Wards of 112 Separatists from Kashmir Studying or Settled Abroad- Home Ministry

July 04 The Times of India has reported that 220 wards of 112 separatist leaders have settled abroad and are living a life away from the conflict in Jammu Kashmir, which has claimed thousands of lives since 1988. The Home Minister Amit…

Pakistan Registers 23 Cases Against Hafiz Saeed

July 04 In a major development, the Pakistan government on Wednesday chief of Jamaat-ud Dawa Hafiz Saeed and his 12 accomplices for ‘terrorism financing’ in 23 cases. Those named in the cases besides Saeed are his brother-in-law Abdul…

Wife Finds Lost Husband Through Tik Tok After 3 Years

July 04 In the past few months, the media app TikTok has fetched a lot of criticism. In April, it was even momentarily banned in India. The app is again the talk of the town but - in a surprising turn of events - for being an aid in a police…

In Pictures- First Batch of Hajis Leaves for Mecca from Srinagar Airport

July 04 Firdous Qadri The first batch of pilgrims from the Jammu Kashmir undertaking Hajj -2019 pilgrimage left Srinagar International Airport for Saudi Arabia on Thursday. [metaslider id=1801] The first batch of Hajj pilgrims from…

One Killed, Nine Injured in Two Separate Road Accident in Rajouri

July 03 Mubashir Naik One person was killed and nine others injured on Tuesday in two separate road accidents in Rajouri district. According to the resources two incidents happened at two different locations in the district. “An accident…

Teenage Girl Students Injured After Picnic Bus Meets Accident in Ganderbal

July 03 Rayees Shah Two days after the tragic Kishtwar accident, in which 35 people were killed, the roads in Jammu kashmir are again in news as a Picnic bus has skidded off the Main road at Rapora in Lar area of Central Kashmir's Ganderbal…

Two More Youth from Baramulla Join Militancy

July 03 The Militant recruitment that has seen a surge post the killing of Burhan Wani on July 08, 2016 despite the huge efforts of the Security agencies has been attracting more youth from the valley. On Wednesday, the pictures of two…

Two Drug Peddlers on Way to Sell Drugs to School Children Arrested in Baramulla

July 03 Shabir Khan Police on Wednesday claimed to have arrested six drug peddlers and recovered contraband substances from their possession in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Wednesday. The arrested have been identified as…

Compliant Registered Against Mehbooba Mufti for Remarks Against Indian Flag

July 03 A complaint against former chief minister Mehbooba Mufti over her “seditious” statement earlier this year has been forwarded by the Jammu district magistrate to a senior police officer for examination and necessary action as warranted…

Rahul Gandhi Resigns as Leader of India's Main Opposition Party

June 03 Rahul Gandhi resigned as Congress  president on Wednesday, saying accountability was critical to the future growth of the party. In a letter on Twitter, Gandhi said, “It is an honour for me to serve the Congress party, whose…

District Officer Floriculture Visits Achabal Mughal Garden- Directs Officials to Take Care of the Garden

July 03 Waris Shah The District officer of Floriculture on Wednesday visited the famous Mughal Garden of Achabal in South Kashmir's Islamabad (anantnag) district. Mubashir Rafiq directed the officials of the department to visit the…

Baluchistan Liberation Army Listed as Terrorist Organization by U.S- Pakistan Welcomes Decision

July 03 The United States on Tuesday listed Balochistan Liberation Army (BLA) to its Specially Designated Global Terrorist (SDGT) list. US Department of State accused Balochistan Liberation Army of "targetting Chinese engineers in Balochistan"…

Kishtwar Accident- FIR registered Against the Dead Driver and PMGSY for Poor Road Maintenance

July 03 Mubashir Naik The Jammu Kashmir Police has registered two separate cases in the road accident in which 35 passengers were killed and 15 others injured at Keshwan area of Kishtwar district on Sunday. [metaslider id=1801] A…

Stop Harassing Journalists in Kashmir- IFJ Tells NIA

July 03 The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its affiliate the Indian Journalists Union (IJU) on Monday condemning the alleged harassment of journalist Aqib Javed Hakim, and demand that NIA refrain from misusing its authority…

"Stop Killing us"- At Least One lakh Muslims Protest in Mahrashtra Against Mob Lynchings

July 02 At least one lakh Muslims on Monday congregated at “Shahidon ki Yaadgaar” (martyrs’ memorial) a historical site in response to a call for a law against mob lynching. Calling it the first rally by the community to protest…

Four Youth Battle for Life After Meeting Accident in Rajouri

July 02 Mubashir Naik Motorcycles met with accident near Saaj Area of Rajouri on Tuesday afternoon resulting in critical inuuries to four persons. Sources told The Kashmiriyat that four bikers on two bikes met an accident near Saaj…

Woman Killed by In-Laws Over Dowry in Muzaffarnagar

July 02 A woman was allegedly killed by her in-laws for dowry here and her body cremated without informing her parents, police said on Tuesday. The incident occurred on Monday at Mimlana road in Kotwali police station area, the police…
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Police Lathi Charges Protesters in Ganderbal

July 02 Rayees Shah The Jammu Kashmir Police on Tuesday resorted to Lathi charge on protesters and detained a Srinagar based Journalist and social Activist, Sabir Ayoub during a peaceful sit-in at Beehama Chowk in Ganderbal. Sabir,…

Four Sopore Missing Teenagers Found in Banihal

July 02 Shabir Khan The Jammu Kashmir Police on Tuesday said that four missing teenagers including two cousin brothers of Sopore village have been traced near Banihal Railway station early this morning and efforts are on to take them back…

Burglary Case in Gulmarg Solved- Police Recovered 34 out of 51 Lakh rupees

July 02 Sajad Hameeed Baramulla police cracked a burglary case FIR No 5/2019 of PS Gulmarg pertaining to the burglary at Gulmarg Gandolla in which cash ₹ 51 Lacs was stolen. Officers while investigating the case with the assistance of…

Gunmen Attack Mali Village, Kill 23 Civilians

July 02 At least 23 civilians have been killed in attacks on villages in troubled central Mali by armed men, a local mayor and a Malian security source said on Monday. [metaslider id=1801] “During Sunday, and overnight, in the villages…

Police Rescues Minor Girl in Reasi, Kidnapper Arrested

July 02 A minor girl, allegedly abducted by a man, was rescued and her kidnapper arrested in Jammu Kashmir’s Reasi district, police said on Tuesday. [metaslider id=1801] A resident of Kansi Patta in Reasi had Monday complained to…

Three Killed, Four Injured in a Road Accident in Samba

July 02 Three persons were killed and four others were critically injured after a van rammed into an army vehicle in Ghagwal area of Samba district of Jammu Kashmir on Tuesday. A police official said the accident took place at Sandh Bari…

Two More Pulwama Youth Join Militancy

July 01 Militant recruitment that had come down in the valley this year is showing signs of picking up as more youth continue to join their ranks, despite the life span of a local militant having decreased manifolds. Young students, brilliant…

Temple Vandalised in Delhi- Tensions Prevail Between Two Communities

July 01 Central Delhi’s Hauz Qazi area became a center point to clashes that broke out between two communities reportedly over a parking issue. A video went viral online which showed a man claiming to have been beaten up by some people…

Pakistan Opens Doors of 500 Year Old Gurduwara For Indian Sikhs

July 01 A 500-year-old gurdwara in Sialkot in Pakistan’s Punjab province has now opened its doors for Indian Sikh pilgrims, a media report said Monday. Earlier, Indians were not allowed to visit the Babe-de-Ber gurdwara which is situated…

20 Year Muslim Boy Lynched in Kolkatta

July 01 A Muslim youth was lynched by a mob allegedly for stealing a bike in Kolkata on Sunday. The Police have said that two persons have been arrested in connection with the lynching of a youth identified as 20-year-old Sanaul Sheikh. Sheikh…

One Killed In Road Accident in Rajouri

July 01 Mubashir Naik A man was crushed to death by an unknown vehicle, here at Siot village on the Jammu-Rajouri highway on Sunday. A Police official confirming the death to The Kashmiriyat said, “62-year-old Yash Paul, son of Sulu Tam…

"Her Account was Hacked"- Zaira Waseem's Manager says She Did not write the Post About Islam

July 01 There is a twist in the tale of film actor Zaira Wasim who stirred up a storm in the Bollywood and ‘liberal’ world by announcing her ‘retirement’ from Bollywood because the film industry took her away from Islam. According…

Hailstorm Damages Crops in Sopore’s Zaingeer Belt

July 01 Crops including of Apple and vegetables suffered damages on Monday morning in Sopore subdivision of Baramulla district due to hailstorm. Reports said that parts of Zaingeer belt witnessed heavy rains with hailstorm at around 8…

India Committing Mass Human Rights Abuses in Kashmir- American Human Rights Group

July 01 Indigenous Peoples Nations Coalition (IPNC) and South Asia Centre for Peace and Human Rights (SACFPHR) organised a parallel event at the 41st session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) at the Palais Des Nations. The…

Kashmir Looses 1000 people to Accidents every Year, Highest in India

July 01 While the government is maintaining that it is trying to make roads safe, every year around 1000 people die in road accidents in Jammu Kashmir. [metaslider id=1801] The state has also topped the list of “high accidental death-prone…

SOS- Blood Required in Kishtwar District Hospital

July 01 The District hospital officials in Kishtwar have asked people especially youth to come forward and save precious lives of those injured in the Keshwan accident in the Chenab valley District. [metaslider id=1801] The officials…

In Photos- 46 Day Annual Yatra Begins in Kashmir with Enthusiasm

July 01 Amid chants of 'Bam Bam Bhole", the first batch of 2,234 pilgrims left a base camp here for the Amarnath Yatra as the annual pilgrimage to the 3,880 metre high cave shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas is scheduled to begin Monday. Over…

Kishtwar Update- Death toll in Keshwan Accident Rises to 34

July 01 Mubashir Naik The death toll in the tragic road accident that took place at Keshwan area in Kishtwar district of the Chenab valley on Monday morning has climbed to 34. [metaslider id=1801] Sources told The Kashmiriyat that…

Kokernag Area Shuts on the Anniversary of Bashir Lashkar

July 01 Sheikh Nadeem A complete shutdown is being observed in Souf Shali area of Kokernag in South Kashmir's Islamabad (anantnag) district on the second anniversary of slain Lashkar commander, Bashir Ahmed Wani alias Abu Ukasha/ Bashir…

Major road Accident in Kishtwar- At Least 20 Dead

July 01 Mubashir Naik A tragic road accident has taken place at Keshwan area in Kishtwar district of the Chenab valley on Monday morning. Sources told The Kashmiriyat that the accident took place near Sirgwari when a Mini Bus No-JK17…

First batch of 2234 Amarnath Pilgrims Leaves from Jammu

June 30 Advisor to the Jammu and Kashmir Governor, K K Sharma flagged off first batch of 2234 Amarnath Yatra pilgrims from Yatri Niwas, Bhagwati Nagar in Jammu amid tight security on Sunday. The first batch comprising 2234 pilgrims, including…

Street Dog on Rampage- Bites 4 People in Handwara

June 30 At least 04 people were attacked by a stray dog on Sunday in Magam and Chogal villages of Handwara in sub district, causing panic in the area. Those attacked are being treated at the district hospital Handwara. In Magam area, a…

"I want my 'Religion' Back, Bollywood Took me to Ignorance"- Zaira Wasim Quits Bollywood

June 30 Actress Zaira Wasim, who made her acting debut with Aamir Khan's much-acclaimed 'Dangal' as Geeta Phogat, received rave reviews for her performance in Nitesh Tiwari directed 2015 film and went on to win 'National Award for Best Supporting…

One Militant Killed in Budgam Encounter- Search Ops Continue

June 30 Faisal Bashir The Jammu Kashmir Police on Monday morning said that one Militant has killed in an encounter with Government Forces at Bugam in Chadoora  in central Kashmir's Budgam District. A Police official told The Kashmiriyat that…

Minor Girl Saved from Getting Married in Jammu

June 29 The timely intervention by the joint team of Child Welfare Committee (CWC) and ‘Childline’, on Saturday prevented the marriage of a 16-year old girl here at Channi Himmat area of the district Jammu. Child Welfare Committee…

16-Year Old Muslim Boy Thrashed For Wearing Skull Cap, Refusing to Chant "Jai Shree Ram"

June 29 In yet another incident of hate, A 16-year-old Muslim boy was thrashed by unidentified men in Kanpur for wearing a traditional skull cap and refusing to chant "Jai Shri Ram.” The incident occurred on Friday when Mohammad Taj,…

Militant Hideout Busted in Reasi

June 29 Mubashir Naik In a significant move forecs busted a militant hideout  located at Gajna forest at Rakhan Wala Dhara area of  Reasi. During the search operation  arms and ammunition were seized including under barrel grenade…

One Held with 1.9 kg Charas in Kupwara

June 29 A suspected drug peddler has been arrested in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kupwara district after over 1.8 kilograms of charas were allegedly recovered from his possession, police said on Saturday. , an officer said. One person, Irshad…

Article 370 Has to Go- Says BJPs Ram Madhav

June 29 Reiterating the saffron party’s stance on the contentious Article 370, BJP national general secretary Ram Madhav on Saturday said the Centre is committed to repealing the provision which provides special status to Jammu and Kashmir,…

Dance of Death Continues on Kashmir Roads- Another Person Dies in Road Accident in Doda

June 29 Mubashir Naik Accidents in the Kashmir roads is not new to anyone but the numbers are increasing  rapidly with every passing day. On Saturday morning, a car bearing the number JK06A 5099 met with an accident near Galginder…

Forces Launch CASO in Kishtwar Town, Ganderbal Area

June 28 Rayees Shah/ Mubashir Naik Government Forces on Friday evening laid a cordon and search operation at Wahidpora area of Ganderbal in Central Kashmir. An official told The Kashmiriyat that Armed forces including Army’s 5RR, Special…

"Justice For Tabrez"- AISF Holds candle Light Mach in Doda

June 28 Mubashir Naik All India Students Federations District Council Doda organized a candle march at district headquarters Doda for Justice for Tabrez Ansari who was killed by a mob suspecting he stole a bike, he was tied…

"One-Third" of Jammu Kashmir Not with Us- Says Amit Shah

June 28 The Indian home minister Amit Shah triggered a huge row in parliament during the debate on the bill to extend President's Rule in Jammu Kashmir. The bill sailed through the Lok Sabha, but the argument over it was fierce and drew into…

India's Hajj Quote Raised by 30,000 People

June 28 In a significant step, Saudi Arabia has increased India’s Haj quota from 170,000 to 200,000, paving the way for 30,000 more Indians to go for the annual Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca in the kingdom. The issue of India’s Haj quota…

"Do not Move Near the Dam"- NHPC Issues Warning for Various Areas in Doda and Kishtwar

June 28 Mubashir Naik The Management of Dulhasti Power Station of NHPC has cautioned general public of Kishtwar and Doda districts particularly the people residing in Benzwar, Cherhar, Bhanderkoot, Hasti, Kandni, Thathri, Premnagar and…

Amit Shah Proposes 6 Month Extension of President's Rule in Jammu Kashmir

June 28 The Indian Minister of Home Affairs Amit Shah on Friday proposed a six-month extension of President’s Rule in Jammu Kashmir. He also informed Parliament that Assembly elections in the state would be held by the end of the year. Shah…

UN Drops Kashmir from From "Regular Report" on Human Right Situation

June 28 The United Nations has dropped Kashmir in its regular update report on the situation of human rights around the world for the first time in three years. The News reported that Kashmir has been dropped from the list due to ‘intense…

1 Militant Killed in Budgam Encounter- Police

June 28 A militant has been killed in the ongoing encounter that raged between militants and government forces at Gund Checkpora of Kanipora area Nowgam in central Kashmir’s Budgam district on Friday morning. Officials said that one…

Zum Zum Hotel in Gulmarg Catches Fire

June 27 Sajad Hameed Famous hotel, Zum Zum in Gulmarg tourist resort in North Kashmir's Baramulla district caught fire on Thursday late night. Locals told The Kashmiriyat that  flames emerged from the room of a hotel after which…

Talent Hunt "Choona Hai Aasman" Organized by Jammu Kashmir Police in Ganderbal

June 27 The Jammu Kashmir Police on Thursday organized a talent hunt programme ‘Choona Hai Aasman’ at District Police Office Ganderbal under the aegis of Civic Action Programme. [metaslider id=1801] In a statement issued here a…

In Pictures- Thousands Gather for Funeral of Bijbehara Militant

June 27 Aakif Dar/ Suhail Dar Thousands of mourning women and men shouting pro independence and Anti India slogans have gathered outside the house of Aadil Rehman Das in Waghama area of Bijbehara who has been killed in by unknown gunmen…

Four Drug Peddlers Including a Lady Arrested

June 27 Four drug peddlers including a lady has been arrested by police and contraband substance has been recovered from their posession on Thursday, officials said. According to a police officer police Station Nowhatta arrested four drug…

First Time in 30 Years, No Shutdown Call Issued by Hurriyat on Home Minister's Visit

June 27 For the first time since the emergence of Local militancy in the Kashmir valley in 1988, pro-freedom leaders desisted from issuing shutdown call on the visit of Indian Home Minister to the valley on Wednesday. Interestingly, the…

Couple, Son Injured in Road Accident at Reasi

June 27 Mubashir Naik A husband-wife duo and their son sustained injuries after the car they were travelling in rolled down the road, here in Reasi district. Locals told The Kashmiriyat that an Alto car, JK02AU 4229, skidded off the road…

Drowning and Suicide Continue in Chenab Valley- 25 Year Kills Self by Jumping into Chenab

June 27 Mubashir Naik The stories of drowning and suicide seem to be just endless in the Chenab valley. Today one more case of suicide took place at Pull Doda when a young lady ended her life by jumping into river Chenab, early in the…
Lynchings in India

Delhi Waqf Board to Offer Job, 5 Lakh to Wife of Man Lynched in Jharkhand

June 27 Delhi Waqf Board chairman and AAP MLA Amanatullah Khan Thursday said the panel will give Rs 5 lakh and a job to the wife of 24-year-old Tabrez Ansari who was lynched in Jharkhand. Ansari was allegedly tied to a pole and thrashed…

Physiotherapy and Slimming Centre Opens Inaugurated Doda

June 27 Mubashir Naik In a historic move,  Dr. Sania Malik opened a physiotherapy and slimming centre at Doda Which was inaugurated by Deputy commissioner of the Chenab valley district, Dr. Sagar D. Doifode. Dr. Sania is an expert…

Amit Shah Visits the House of Slain Arshid Khan of JK Police

June 27 The Indian Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday visited the residence of Arshad Khan, Jammu Kashmir police officer, who lost his life in the KP rod Attack on June 12. Khan is survived by two sons, one-year-old Daamin and four-year-old…

Policeman, 3 Assailants killed in suicide attack on police training Centre in Pakistan

June 26 Three suicide bombers attacked a police training centre in Pakistan’s restive southwestern Balochistan province on Wednesday, triggering a shootout that killed a security personnel and the attackers, police said. Four police…
Back to Villages

"Back to Villages"- Two Officials Suspended in Poonch

June 26 Mubashir Naik Jammu Kashmir government suspended three officials and served explanations to two others for dereliction of duties during the ‘Back to Village’ initiative in Poonch. The order, issued from the office of District…
Lynchings in India

266 Cases of Mob Lynchings Since Modi Came to Power in 2014

June 26 The death of Tabrez Ahmed in Jharkhand was 14th case of hate crime in Jharkhand in the past four years, according to data collated from media reports by Factchecker.in, a website that is tracking the horrendous trajectory of crimes…

Amit Shah to Visit Amarnath Today- Security on High Alert Across Kashmir Valley

June 26 The Indian Home Minister, Amit Shah will begin his two-day maiden visit to Jammu Kashmir on Wednesday by paying obeisance at the Amarnath Cave Shrine. According to a news report, the Indian Home Minister Shah will arrive in Srinagar…

"No Dialogue- Kill them, Send them to Jails"- Right Wing Groups Holds "Anti Dialogue" Protest in Jammu

June 25 The member of Right-wing Hindu Group Dogra Front on Tuesday said there should be no dialogue in Kashmir and all the leaders of Hurriyat should be arrested immediately. Ashok Gupta, the president of the group speaking to the media…

Two Days After Kashmiri Pandit, Hindu Driver from Jammu Allegedly Thrashed by Security Forces in Kashmir

June 25 Subash Chander son of Premnath, a truck driver who is a resident of Dansaal area in Jammu alleged that he was rounded by Forces at Titanic view Point near Jawahar Tunnel on Kashmir highway that connects Jammu with Srinagar. Subash…
Back to Villages

"Back to Villages'' in Full Swing in Doda- Officers Assure Full Help to Residents

June 25 Mubashir Naik Two days "back to village" programme concluded in panchayat Ghar at Block Dali-Udhyanpur Doda successfully on Tuesday, All the front line workers attended the programme. [metaslider id=1801] The Visiting officer Ayaz…

Kolkatta Police Arrests 4 ISIS Affiliates

June 25 Kolkata Police Tuesday said it has arrested four members of an ISIS-affiliated terror outfit from two places in the city. Acting on a tip-off, officers of the Special Task Force (STF) arrested the four operatives of the ‘Neo-Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen…

Govt seeks views of states on crop insurance scheme

June 25 The government Tuesday informed the Lok Sabha that it has written to states seeking their views on whether the crop insurance scheme should be made voluntary for farmers. At present, the scheme is compulsory in nature. [metaslider…

Blind Muslim begging Couple Thrashed- Forced to Shout "Jai Shree Ram' Slogans

June 25 In a clear display of inhumanity and growing Anti-minority hatred, a video showing communal violence spread across India is doing rounds on Social media, in which a Muslim couple is seen being forced to shout “Jai Shree ram Slogans.” As…

Motorcyclists Loot Petrol Pump Employee, Throw Chili Powder at his Face

June 25 Mubashir Naik Two motorcycle borne youth on Monday evening looted cash from a petrol pump employee after throwing chilli powder on his face. Sources told The Kashmiriyat that Brijesh Kumar working on a friends Petrol Station,…

Journalist Arrested During a Nocturnal Raid in Kashmir

June 25 The Jammu Kashmir police arrested a newspaper owner and journalist in a midnight raid at his house on Tuesday. Ghulam Jeelani Qadri, one of oldest names of journalism in Kashmir and  the owner of Daily Aafaq, Urdu daily newspaper…

Doda Students Block Roads to Demand Transportation Facilities

June 25 Mubashir Naik Hundreds of students from Government higher secondary school Malanoo, Kahara staged protest at Tehsil headquarters Kahara in Doda district on Monday. The protesting students are demanding arrangements of transport…

Brain Fever Death Toll Passes 150 in Bihar

June 24 The death toll from a brain disease that has stricken children in India’s Bihar state rose above 150 on Monday as a court ordered an investigation into the crisis. The country’s Supreme Court also demanded the government explain…

Burglars Steal 51 Lakh from Gandola Compartment in Gulmarg

June 24 Sajad Hameed Burglars stormed into strong-room of Gulmarg Gandola and decamped with 51 Lakh rupees during intervening night of Sunday and Monday. Officials told The Kashmiriyat that the burglars struck at cash counter cum strong…

Security Tightened on Jammu Railway- Annual Amarnath Yatra to Begin from July 01

June 24 The security in and around the Jammu Railway Station was strengthened ahead of the commencement of annual Amarnath Yatra and a senior police officer on Monday assured pilgrims to join the pilgrimage without any fear, saying the security…

Hurriyat to Hold Dialogue With Center

June 24 In a major breakthrough at ending the political uncertainty in Jammu Kashmir, Governor Satya Pal Malik said the Hurriyat Conference is ready to hold talks with the Centre. The Hurriyat leadership has said that Hurriyat is not against…

Bill on Jammu Kashmir reservation Introduced in Lok Sabha

June 24 A people aimed to give benefits to People living along the International Border (IB) in Jammu Kashmir has been introduced in the Lok Sabha Monday. The will get benefits of reservation in direct recruitment, promotion and admission…

RBI Deputy Governor Viral Acharya Quits 6 months Before His Term Ends

June 24 RBI Deputy Governor Viral Acharya, who was in-charge of the monetary policy department, has resigned six months before the scheduled end of his term, sources said Monday This is the second high profile resignation in the past six…

Chinese Agricultural Official Picked to lead UN Food Agency

June 24 Qu Dongyu, China’s deputy agricultural minister, was elected Sunday as the new director general of the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation, the first person from a Communist country to hold the influential FAO post. The agency’s…

Government Bans Advertisements on Chinar Boards

June 24 Government of Jammu Kashmir has imposed ban on installing advertisements or sign boards on Chinar trees in Kashmir. “All the general managers of district industries center's of Kashmir division that they shall ensure removal…

Weather to Remain Cloudy in Kashmir Valley for Next Week

June 24 Weather conditions across the state of Jammu Kashmir will remain cloudy for coming days while Jammu division will have a respite from scorching heat. Forecasted on Monday said that weather is most likely to remain cloudy throughout…

Woman Journalist Shot at in New Delhi

June 24 A woman journalist was shot at allegedly by two masked men in east Delhi’s New Ashok Nagar area in a suspected case of family dispute. The 38-year-old woman — Mitali Chandola — received bullet injury in the arm and is out…

Six Days After Teenage Daughter, Tangmarg Father Succumbs to Burn Injuries

June 24 Sajad Hameed Father of a teenage girl, Safina Nazir, hailing from north Kashmir’s Sharie Tangmarg who succumbed to her injuries on June 18 also succumbed to burn injuries on Monday morning at Sher e Kashmir institute of Medical…

Nine Injured During Road Accident in Kishtwar's Banderkoot Area

June 23 Mubashir Naik 9 persons including children were injured when the Cruser turtle in road at Banderkoot Kishtwar, the injured were shifted to  District Hospital of Kishtwar. Hospital Sources speaking to The Kashmiriyat identified…
Lynchings in India

24 Year Muslim Youth Lynched after Being Forced to Shout 'Jai Shri Ram' in Jharkhand

June 23 A Muslim man was lynched by a violent mob in Kharsawan district of Jharkhand on the suspicion of theft on June 18. Reports say that 24 year old young boy named Tabrez Ansari was beaten up mercilessly for over 18 hours before being…

In Pictures- Thousands Attend the Funeral of Slain Militant in Shopian and Pulwama

June 23 Thousands of people on Monday reached Pulwama and Shopian to attend the funeral prayers of four Local Militants who were killed during an encounter in Shopian District on Sunday morning. Locals told The Kashmiriyat that thousands…

Biker Dies, Another Critically Injured in a Road Accident in Bhaderwah

June 23 Mubashir Naik A biker died in a road accident  his pillion rider got seriously injured when the motorcycle they were riding on skidded off the road and fell into a deep gorge on Bhaderwah-Basholi highway in district Doda of Jammu…

Government Teacher Found Hanging in Mahore

June 23 Mubashir Naik A government school teacher was found hanging from a tree in Hariwalla area of Mahore in Reasi district today morning. The deceased has been identified as 30 year old Farooq Ahmad Dar  son of Abdul Gani Dar of…

Body of 17 Year old Boy Fished out After 10 Days in Doda

June 23 Mubashir Naik The dead body of a boy namely Sohaib Ahmed (Class 12th Student GHSS Ghat) who had drowned in Neeru Nallah  (Doda) few days ago has been finally retrieved after a period of one week. Sources informed The Kashmiriyat…

Electric Buses Reach Srinagar, But Without Charging Points

June 23 Mir Junaid After a complete surrender by Jammu-Kashmir State Road Transport Corporation (JKSRTC), Tata Motors has sent twenty electric buses to Srinagar, but till now the charging points have not been installed for these buses. These…

Weatherman Predicts More Raifall For the Next Three Days in Jammu Kashmir

June 23 The weatherman has predicted a erratic weather pattern for the next three days. “Currently its raining in Kupwara, Baramulla, Sopore, Srinagar, Gulmarg, Ganderbal and at few places of south Kashmir, however, the weather is mainly…

Taliban- US hold Fresh Talks to End Afghan War

June 23 The United States and the Taliban will open fresh negotiations next week, the US negotiator said Saturday, as he voiced hope for progress in ending America’s longest war. Zalmay Khalilzad, the US special representative on Afghanistan,…

AWJA Condemns Thrashing of Journalist in Anantnag

June 21 The Anantnag Working Journalist Association strongly condemns thrashing of Video-Journalists by some goons inside the premises of District Hospital while they were performing their duties. Senior member of AWJA Fayaz Ahmad Lolu…