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4 civilians killed in suspected terror attack in J&K’s Rajouri

At least four civilians were killed and six were injured after unidentified armed men, in a suspected terror attack, indiscriminately opened fire in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district on Sunday evening, police said.

The attack took place at Upper Dangri village in J&K’s Rajouri district on Sunday. (PTI)
The attack took place at Upper Dangri village in J&K’s Rajouri district on Sunday. (PTI)
Updated on Jan 02, 2023 12:59 AM IST

Jammu and Kashmir statehood could be restored? What Sitharaman said. Watch

Jammu and Kashmir is also expecting to go to polls soon for the first time after Article 370 was scrapped three years ago.

New Delhi: Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman speaks during the launch of 6th tranche of auction for commercial mining of coal, in New Delhi, (File) (PTI)
New Delhi: Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman speaks during the launch of 6th tranche of auction for commercial mining of coal, in New Delhi, (File) (PTI)
Published on Nov 06, 2022 08:19 AM IST

LeT commander who terrorised Pandits, migrants, gunned down in J&K

Mukhtar Ahmed Bhat was an overground worker of the LeT-affiliated The Resistance Front for many years and had risen through the ranks to become its commander.

LeT-TRF commander Mukhtar Ahmed Bhat was involved in the killing of J&K Police personnel Riyaz Ahmed Thoker in Pulwama on May 13.
LeT-TRF commander Mukhtar Ahmed Bhat was involved in the killing of J&K Police personnel Riyaz Ahmed Thoker in Pulwama on May 13.
Updated on Nov 02, 2022 10:26 AM IST

Bag with 18 detonators, wires recovered from taxi stand of Jammu railway station

A suspicious bag was found near the taxi stand of Jammu railway station on Thursday. Later, the explosives were recovered from two boxes that were inside the bag, police said.

Two boxes filled with detonators and wires were recovered from inside the bag. (HT) (Representation purpose)
Two boxes filled with detonators and wires were recovered from inside the bag. (HT) (Representation purpose)
Updated on Oct 27, 2022 05:04 PM IST
By | Reported by Ravi Krishnan Khajuria, New Delhi

What was his fault, asks mother of murdered J&K top cop as he is laid to rest

Hemant Kumar Lohia, Jammu and Kashmir director general of police (prisons), was found murdered at his friend’s house on the outskirts of Jammu. The accused, 23-year-old Yasir Lohar, was working as a domestic help at the house. He was arrested hours later.

Last respects paid to DG Prison HK Lohia during the wreath-laying ceremony in Jammu on Wednesday. (ANI Twitter)
Last respects paid to DG Prison HK Lohia during the wreath-laying ceremony in Jammu on Wednesday. (ANI Twitter)
Published on Oct 05, 2022 06:20 PM IST
By | Edited by Sohini Goswami

Terrorists involved in killing of policeman in Pulwama shot dead in encounter

Jammu and Kashmir: The policeman was killed in the line of duty in Pulwama two days back.

Deferred encounter visuals. (ANI) 
Deferred encounter visuals. (ANI) 
Updated on Oct 05, 2022 08:30 AM IST
By | Reported by Ashiq Hussain

In J&K top cop's murder, domestic help nabbed hours after massive hunt launched

J&K DG prison's murder: Yasir Ahmed, 23, was working as a domestic help at the house where Lohia was residing.

One of the images of Yasir Ahmed shared by police during the search op. 
One of the images of Yasir Ahmed shared by police during the search op. 
Updated on Oct 04, 2022 04:47 PM IST
Reported by Ravi Krishnan Khajuria | Written by Sohini Goswami

Mobile data services snapped temporarily in Jammu & Rajouri

In a statement, the administration said the services were being suspended over concerns that the same could be "misused by anti-national elements, that may cause deterioration in public order". Union home minister Amit Shah is on a two-day visit to the Union territory.

Union home minister Amit Shah offered his prayers at the Vaishno Devi shrine in Katra, Jammu and Kashmir, on Tuesday.
Union home minister Amit Shah offered his prayers at the Vaishno Devi shrine in Katra, Jammu and Kashmir, on Tuesday.
Updated on Oct 04, 2022 11:58 AM IST
By | Written by Sohini Goswami

J&K DG prison's murder: Accused help was aggressive, under depression, say cops

A statement released by ADGP Mukesh Singh said the main accused in the case, Yasir Ahmed who worked as a domestic help at Hemant K Lohia's household, was aggressive in his behaviour and was also under depression.

The accused, a domestic help, was seen running away from scene of crime. (Photo shared by police)
The accused, a domestic help, was seen running away from scene of crime. (Photo shared by police)
Updated on Oct 04, 2022 10:23 AM IST
Reported by Ravi Krishnan Khajuria | Written by Sohini Goswami

Terror angle being probed in J&K DG Prison's murder

According to top J&K Police officials, the accused Yasir was aggressive in his behaviour and was also suffering from depression.

Yasir Ahmed, the main accused in the murder of J&K DG(Prisons) Hemant Lohia.
Yasir Ahmed, the main accused in the murder of J&K DG(Prisons) Hemant Lohia.
Published on Oct 04, 2022 09:55 AM IST

Two labourers from Bihar injured after terrorists open fire in J&K's Pulwama

Police said the labourers have been shifted to hospital where their condition is stated to be stable.

Representational image.
Representational image.
Updated on Sep 24, 2022 08:48 PM IST

‘Staying far no excuse for ignorance’: Srinagar police raps Owaisi

In a tweet, the city police explained that Jamia masjid is “fully open” and only on three instances after Covid restrictions were lifted, the mosque was “temporarily shut” for Friday noon prayers owing to “inputs of terror attack or (to maintain) law and order situation.”

AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi. (PTI)
AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi. (PTI)
Updated on Sep 21, 2022 09:18 AM IST
By | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh

CBI raids at multiple locations in J&K sub-inspector recruitment case

Jammu and Kashmir sub-inspector recruitment case: Searches were launched at around 33 locations.

CBI raids were carried out in multiple states including Uttar Pradesh. (File) 
CBI raids were carried out in multiple states including Uttar Pradesh. (File) 
Published on Sep 13, 2022 10:16 AM IST
By | Reported by Rohit Kumar Singh | Edited by Swati Bhasin

Infiltration attempt foiled in Kashmir's Uri, three killed

This incident comes a day when the army recovered the bodies of two terrorists killed along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district.

A terrorist identified as Tabarak Hussain, a Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) guide was captured by the Indian Army on August 21 along LOC in Jammu & Kashmir's Rajouri.(Representational image/PTI)
A terrorist identified as Tabarak Hussain, a Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) guide was captured by the Indian Army on August 21 along LOC in Jammu & Kashmir's Rajouri.(Representational image/PTI)
Published on Aug 25, 2022 05:25 PM IST
By | Edited by Aniruddha Dhar

Pak terrorist killed, constable hurt during op near International Border in J&K

J&K: Police said the Pakistani terrorist was identified as Mohd Ali Hussain alias Qasim/Jehangir, commander of terror outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba operating from jail.

There have been a series of attacks in Jammu & Kashmir in recent days. (HT PHOTO)
There have been a series of attacks in Jammu & Kashmir in recent days. (HT PHOTO)
Updated on Aug 17, 2022 11:22 PM IST

Kashmiri Pandit shot dead, brother injured in J&K, 2nd attack in two days

On Tuesday terrorists threw a grenade at a house in Budgam and injured one Karan Kumar, while a police personnal was injured in an attack in Srinagar's

Representational (HT Photo/Wazeem Andrabi)(HT_PRINT)
Representational (HT Photo/Wazeem Andrabi)(HT_PRINT)
Updated on Aug 16, 2022 02:23 PM IST
Reported by Mir Ehsan

6 ITBP troops die as bus with over 30 security personnel meets with accident

Jammu and Kashmir: The accident took place when the bus was on its way to Pahalgam.

Several casualties are feared. ((ANI) )
Several casualties are feared. ((ANI) )
Published on Aug 16, 2022 12:22 PM IST
By | Reported by Mir Ehsan | Edited by Swati Bhasin

J&K DGP issues directions for making ‘Har Ghar Jhanda’ programme a success

All schools, Police Public Schools in particular, will conduct story telling and other competitions under the “Har Ghar Jhanda” banner to generate feeling of patriotism among students.

Special ‘Tiranga distribution drive’ in police colonies will also take place.
Special ‘Tiranga distribution drive’ in police colonies will also take place.
Published on Aug 10, 2022 10:10 PM IST

3 LeT modules busted across Jammu, seven operatives held: ADGP

The terror modules were assigned by their Pakistan-based handlers to target Amarnath yatris, security forces, minority community members and political leaders, said ADGP Mukesh Singh during a press conference

ADGP Mukesh Singh addresses a press conference in Jammu on Monday. (PTI)
ADGP Mukesh Singh addresses a press conference in Jammu on Monday. (PTI)
Updated on Jul 19, 2022 05:12 AM IST

J&K: Policeman dies, two others injured as terrorists open fire in Srinagar

The victim was identified as ASI Mushtaq Ahmad. The two other policemen were undergoing treatment at the hospital.

Security forces near the site of a shootout at Lal Bazaar in Srinagar on Tuesday. (Waseem Andrabi / HT Photo)
Security forces near the site of a shootout at Lal Bazaar in Srinagar on Tuesday. (Waseem Andrabi / HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 12, 2022 10:47 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Amarnath yatra temporarily suspended after over 12 die in cloudburst near shrine

The cloudburst was first reported at 5.30pm, with police saying some tents and langars coming under the same. Various teams of the NDRD, SDRF, and even Indian Army's Norther Command are currently engaged in rescue operation.

Rescue operation underway after cloudburst occurred in the lower reaches of Amarnath cave, in Pahalgam on Friday. (ANI Photo/Army)
Rescue operation underway after cloudburst occurred in the lower reaches of Amarnath cave, in Pahalgam on Friday. (ANI Photo/Army)
Updated on Jul 08, 2022 11:02 PM IST
Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Aryan Prakash, New Delhi

Over 12 dead, several missing in cloudburst near Amarnath cave; rescue ops on

Amarnath cloudburst: The incident was reported at 5.30pm and rescue operation is currently underway by the NDRF, SDRF and other associated agencies.

The cloudburst was reported after heavy rainfall in the upper reaches of Amarnath in Jammu and Kashmir. (Screengrab/HT video)
The cloudburst was reported after heavy rainfall in the upper reaches of Amarnath in Jammu and Kashmir. (Screengrab/HT video)
Updated on Jul 08, 2022 10:03 PM IST
By | Written by Sharangee Dutta, New Delhi

J&K LG cancels police SI recruitment; recommends CBI probe

J&K LG cancels police SI recruitment; recommends CBI probe

J&K LG cancels police SI recruitment; recommends CBI probe(HT file)
J&K LG cancels police SI recruitment; recommends CBI probe(HT file)
Published on Jul 08, 2022 03:18 PM IST
PTI | By, Srinagar

2 terrorists gunned down in J&K; one of them linked to civilian killings

The encounter started at around 5:40 pm in the Rajpora area on Monday but stretched late into the night. The police and security forces were still at the site as the search operation was on.

Security personnel patol at the encounter site where two militants were killed, at Gundipora, in Pulwama.(ANI)
Security personnel patol at the encounter site where two militants were killed, at Gundipora, in Pulwama.(ANI)
Updated on May 31, 2022 07:35 AM IST

Encounter begins in south Kashmir's Pulwama district: Police

Jammu & Kashmir: The encounter was launched based on specific input from the Kulgam Police.

Representational image.
Representational image.
Updated on May 29, 2022 10:16 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Two Hizbul Mujahideen terrorists killed in Kashmir encounter: Police

Acting on specific inputs, police and army personnel launched a joint cordon and search operation in the Shitipora Bijbhera area of Anantnag district in Kashmir when the terrorists opened fire at them. The forces fired back, killing the Hizbul Mujahideen terrorists.

The terrorists were identified as Ishfaq Ahmad Ganie of Chakwangund, Anantnag, and Yawar Ayub Dar of Dogripora, Awantipora, (Imran Nissar)
The terrorists were identified as Ishfaq Ahmad Ganie of Chakwangund, Anantnag, and Yawar Ayub Dar of Dogripora, Awantipora, (Imran Nissar)
Updated on May 29, 2022 12:56 AM IST
By, Srinagar

2 terrorists killed in J&K's Anantnag, 'incriminating materials' found: Police

J&K Police had tweeted to say an encounter had started at Shitipora, Bijbehara area of Anantnag district.

File photo: Jammu and Kashmir Police. (PTI)
File photo: Jammu and Kashmir Police. (PTI)
Updated on May 28, 2022 06:58 PM IST

2 LeT terrorists behind artiste Amreen Bhat's killing trapped in encounter: Cops

According to police, the first encounter began around 9.33pm on Wednesday when a joint cordon and search operation was launched to nab two terrorists hiding in Awantipora’s Aghanzipora area.

Two LeT terrorists, who were allegedly involved in the killing of a TV artist in Budgam district, have been trapped in an encounter with security forces in South Kashmir’s Awantipora. (ANI/Representational)
Two LeT terrorists, who were allegedly involved in the killing of a TV artist in Budgam district, have been trapped in an encounter with security forces in South Kashmir’s Awantipora. (ANI/Representational)
Updated on May 28, 2022 12:31 AM IST
By, Srinagar

Infiltration bid foiled, three Lashkar terrorists killed

The encounter started when the terrorists who were trying to infiltrate via the LoC were intercepted by the army and police personnel, said a police spokesperson.

The encounter comes a day after LeT terrorists shot dead a 35-year-old woman artiste who worked in television shows and music videos, and injured her 10-year-old nephew at their house in Jammu and Kashmir’s Budgam, said police (AFP)
The encounter comes a day after LeT terrorists shot dead a 35-year-old woman artiste who worked in television shows and music videos, and injured her 10-year-old nephew at their house in Jammu and Kashmir’s Budgam, said police (AFP)
Updated on May 27, 2022 01:39 AM IST
By, Srinagar

Akshay Kumar ‘salutes’ father of cop killed in Baramulla encounter: ‘A hero'

Mudasir Ahmad was a part of the Baramulla encounter in which three Pakistani terrorists of the Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) group were killed.

Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar in Mumbai. (AFP file)
Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar in Mumbai. (AFP file)
Updated on May 26, 2022 11:08 PM IST
By, New Delhi
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