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109 arrested in crackdown on illicit liquor sale in J&K

Cracking down on manufacture and sale of illicit liquor in the state, Jammu and Kashmir excise department arrested 109 people.

J-K infant deaths: Omar for detailed probe

Omar Abdullah said the report on high infant mortality will be sent to the State Vigilance Organisation and State Accountability Commission.

Take note of `rights violations` in J-K: Pak to global comm

Pakistan again sought to raise the tempers on the matter asking the international community to take
notice of "gross human rights violations" in the Valley and pressurise India to put an end to the "repression" there.

Imposter arrested, claimed to be PMO official

A man who falsely claimed to be an
`advisor` in the Prime Minister`s Officer (PMO) and was
provided special facilities by authorities for visiting the
Vaishnodevi shrine was taken into custody in Katra in Jammu
and Kashmir.

Cong not favour of change of guard in J-K

With normalcy yet to return to
Jammu and Kashmir, Congress today indicated it is not in favour
of any change of guard in the state and was fully behind Chief
Minister Omar Abdullah.

Omar convenes all party meet on Monday

Chief Minister Omar Abdullah
has convened an all party meeting on Monday to discuss the
prevailing situation in Jammu and Kashmir.

6 foreign militants, 3 Armymen killed in LOC gunbattle in J-K

Six armed foreign militants were
killed today and three Armymen lost their lives in a fierece
gunbattle that broke out along the Line of Control (LOC) in
Kupwara sector of Jammu and Kashmir.

Two special posts created

In an attempt to support the
district administration, the Jammu and Kashmir government
today created the posts of Special Commissioner and Special
Inspector General of Police for northern districts on ex-cadre
basis.

Six injured in farmers-police clash

Six persons, including five
policemen, were injured after farmers protesting the arrest of
some of the members hurled stones at police in Ramanagaram
district, prompting them to batoncharge.

Five wounded in clash with security forces, strike hits life

At least five persons were injured
as people took to the streets today at several places across Kashmir valley and clashed with security personnel while the
separatist-sponsored strike
paralysed life.

Seven JKLF activists court arrest

Seven activists of JKLF today
courted arrest in Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir as
part of its `fill-the-jail` agitation against alleged human
rights violations, officials said.

Smooth functioning of House must to derive accountability: CM

Jammu and Kashmir has taken
several steps to streamline working of the state legislature
to derive accountability, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said
today.

Succour to families of surrendered militants

Surrendered militants in Jammu and
Kashmir will now be extended benefits of a government scheme
which provides for employment to one of the family members of
a person killed in militancy-related incidents.

13 JKLF activists court arrest

Thirteen activists of JKLF today
courted arrest in Pulwama town of south Kashmir as part of its
"fill-the-jail" agitation against alleged human rights
violations.

PDP condemns killing of another youth in the valley

Opposition PDP on Monday condemned
the killing of another youth in the valley calling NC-Congress
government of being callous to public and demanded immediate
end to the merciless spilling of blood of the innocent.

Two porters killed, 2 jawans injured in Pak firing

Two porters were killed and two
jawans injured today when Pakistani troops, violating the
seven-year-old ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC),
fired on Indian positions.

CISF flooded with applications in JK, says not recruiting now

The paramilitary CISF is faced with a deluge of applications for the posts of
constables at its centre in Reasi district of J&K, prompting the authorities to clarify that they are
not recruiting such personnel in the state.

J-K CM impresses PM with power point presentation

A presentation on development
needs of Jammu and Kashmir by Omar Abdullah today prompted
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to compliment him for being not
only the "youngest but also the most impressive" Chief
Minister.

BJP asks PM to address `regional discrimination` in J-K

As Prime Minister Manmohan Singh
bagan his two-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir, the BJP today
said people in the state have high hopes that he will address
the issue of "regional discrimination".

Gujjars appeal to PM for special package

Ahead of Prime Minister Manmohan
Singh`s two-day visit to Kashmir from tomorrow, Gujjars of the
state have sought a comprehensive socio-economic package to
resolve their pending demands.