Top Indian writers launch scathing attack on Modi govt on Art 370 move, exhort people to resist
16.08.19 - PT Bureau

In a boldly worded joint statement that amounts to scathing criticism of the Narendra Modi government's handling of the Kashmir issue, more than 200 top writers and cultural activists of India said the BJP regime has made "a mockery of democracy," "violated (its) solemn promises" ...

Not in accordance with due constitutional and judicial process: Punjab AG
05.08.19 - Team PT

Constitutional propriety apart, the Presidential Order revoking Article 370 is patently illegal as it would defeat the very legal structure of Article 370, which has in fact been laid down by the apex court to be ‘not temporary’, according to Punjab Advocate General Atul Nanda.

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Revocation of article 370: Totally unconstitutional & undemocratic, says CM Amarinder
05.08.19 - Team PT

CHANDIGARH, AUGUST 5 - Terming it as totally unconstitutional, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday flayed the manner in which the Centre had imposed its decision on Kashmir, saying the democratic fabric of the nation had been ripped apart with this unprecedented violation of ...

Woman killed in ceasefire violation by Pakistan army in Poonch
12.08.17 - TEAM PT

A 45-year-old woman was killed in ceasefire violation and shelling by Pakistan early on Saturday morning in Mendhar sector in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district.
"The Pakistani army initiated unprovoked and indiscriminate firing of small arms, automatic weapons and mortars from 0515 hours in Poonch sector ...

3 LeT terrorists killed, 1 policeman injured in encounter in J&K's Sopore
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05.08.17 - TEAM PT

Three Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorists have been killed in an encounter with the security forces at Sopore, in Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir, on Saturday. During the encounter, a police jawan was also injured, but he is stable.
The encounter broke out while security personnel were conducting searches ...

Army jawans thrash J&K cops inside police station in Kashmir
22.07.17 - team pt

An assistant sub-inspector (ASI) and six personnel of the Jammu and Kashmir Police were injured after they were allegedly thrashed by armymen in Ganderbal following an altercation on Friday night.
According to the police, over 30 personnel of the Army’s 24 Rashtriya Rifles in civvies were ...

Three Dead, Several Missing After Cloudburst in Jammu & Kashmir's Doda
20.07.17 - TEAM PT

Three people have been killed and several houses and shops destroyed as flash floods followed by a cloudburst wreaked havoc in Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir in the early hours today.

The cloudburst took place around 2 am today at Thatri town of the district, ...

16 Amarnath pilgrims dead, 30 injured as bus falls into gorge
16.07.17 - TEAM PT

Several pilgrims are feared dead and over 30 injured after a bus carrying Amarnath Yatris fell into the gorge in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday. 19 injured are being airlifted for treatment.
The bus carrying the pilgrims skidded off the road, turned turtle and rolled down ...

FREEDOM OF SPEECH? Govt bans Facebook, Whatsapp,20 other social media sites in Kashmir
26.04.17 - TEAM PT

In the wake of prevailing situation in the Valley, Jammu and Kashmir government on Wednesday ordered suspension of social media in the trouble-hit region for a period of one month or till further orders are in place. According to officials, the Home Department via a ...

Mehbooba Mufti walks out of press conference as Rajnath tries to pacify her
25.08.16 - TEAM PT

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today lost her cool and abruptly ended a press conference being addressed by her and union Home Minister Rajnath Singh here when journalists asked questions about her role in dealing with the current unrest. She suddenly got up, ...

Four die in landslide near Vaishno Devi Shrine
06.08.16 - TEAM PT

Four pilgrims were killed in a landslide and nine including a 10-year-old boy were injured after a big stone rolled down and hit them near cave shrine of Mata Vaishno Devi in Reasi district of Jammu.

Ajit Kumar Sahu, CEO, Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine, said the ...

Kashmir boils over after killing of militant Burhan Wani ; 8 Dead, many injured
09.07.16 - by YUSUF JAMEEL

At least eight people have reportedly been killed and scores injured as several areas in the Kashmir Valley erupted on Saturday, a day after new-age poster boy of militancy Burhan Muzaffar Wani was killed by security forces along with two associates in a gun battle ...

Under which law police ‘detained’ the girl: asks High Court
16.04.16 - pt team

Srinagar: The Jammu & Kashmir high court on Saturday directed the police to cite the law under which they have detained the girl, who was allegedly molested by a soldier in Handwara on Tuesday which led to violent protests resulting in the death of five ...

First Muslim Woman Chief Minister in India
04.04.16 - pt team

Mehbooba Mufti, president of the Peoples Democratic Party, took the oath as the first woman Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir on Monday, thereby ending 11 weeks of political uncertainty. 
Governor NN Vohra administered the oath of office and secrecy to 56-year-old Mehbooba, who is the ...




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