On Tuesday, the Supreme Court directed that names and identities of victims of rape and sexual assault should not be disclosed or revealed. A bench headed by Justice Madan B Lokur directed the print and electronic media not to reveal identity of victims of rape and sexual assault “even in a remote manner”.
A teenager had disappeared along with another 17-year-old boy from North Kashmir’s Hajin on August 31. A picture showing him holding a gun had gone viral on social media days before the two were killed along with another militant. read more
The Supreme Court said there was no merit in the petition filed by former BJP legislator Gagan Bhagat challenging governor Satyapal Malik’s decision to dissolve the Jammu and Kashmir assembly. read more
According to a civil aviation ministry official, to bring uniformity in the country’s aviation security, the CISF has been asked by home ministry to conduct an audit of these three airports. There are 100 operational airports in the country of which... read more
Reyaz Ahmad, a resident of Sounder Dachhan village and a close associate of hardcore terrorist Mohammad Amin alias ‘Jhangir’, was arrested by a police party based on specific information from the town, police said. read more
Speaking about Pakistan, Northern Army Commander Lt Gen Ranbir Singh said the neighbouring country was trying to spread terrorism beyond Kashmir in India. The Army is taking all measures to arrest the spread of terrorism, he said. He lauded the Kartarpur... read more
Voting for the eighth phase of Panchayat elections begun across Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday. Polling is scheduled to end at 2 pm today. Polling is being conducted amidst heightened security. In this phase, 2633 polling stations have been set up - 550 in Kashmir division and 2083 in Jammu division. Of these, 361 have been categorised as ‘hypersensitive’, including 171 in Kashmir division and 190 in Jammu division. 6304 candidates are in the fray for 331 Sarpanch and 2007 Panch seats in this phase. (Hindustan Times)read more