The daring militant attack on an Army camp here last Friday shook the people of this town, situated close to Line of Control in Kashmir, but it did not deter them from exercising their franchise as voters thronged the polling station this morning.
A day after militant attacks in Kashmir Valley left 21 persons dead, Congress on Saturday said it was unfortunate that some people, within the country and outside, were not happy with the high voter turnout in the first two phases of Assembly polls in Jammu and Kashmir.
Condemning the attack on a police party in Pulwama district that left two cops and a civilian dead, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Thursday said the attackers are "cowards" and have no respect for human lives.
Pakistan`s founder Mohammed Ali Jinnah`s home, destroyed in a militant attack, was on Friday inaugurated by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in southwestern Balochistan province after it went a Rs 150-million facelift.
Militants on Tuesday night opened fire on CRPF personnels, injuring three jawans in Sopore town of Baramulla district in north Kashmir, just a day ahead this crucial constituency is all set for voting in the ongoing Lok Sabha elections.
In a veiled attack on BJP`s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Sunday said comments by "aspirants of high office are adding fuel" to the fire in states like Assam where at least 28 people have died in militant attacks.
Expressing deep anguish and sorrow over the death of 23 people in NDFB(S) militant attacks in two communally-sensitive districts of Assam, Congress President Sonia Gandhi today decried the role of sectarian and militant groups.
Two police personnel were on Sunday killed when militants opened fire at the house of a ruling National Conference youth leader in Pulwama, the first terror attack targeting election activities in Jammu and Kashmir this year.
At least four people, including three women, were killed when suspected Karbi Peoples` Liberation Tigers (KPLT) militants fired indiscriminately at a village in Assam`s Karbi Anglong district early Friday, police said.