Mufti Islah

  • Pakistan envoy to meet J&K separatists leaders ahead of diplomatic meet with India 18-08-2014 12:16 PM

    New Delhi: Pakistan envoy Abdul Basit will meet Kashmiri separatists Shabbir Shah, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Syed Ali Shah Geelani before attending foreign secretary level talks with India scheduled later this month, a move that has sparked outrage across party lines. Basit will meet Shabbir Shah on Monday evening and...
  • J&K: 2 BSF soldiers killed in terrorist attack in Pulwama 16-08-2014 03:01 PM

    Srinagar: Two Border Security Force (BSF) soldiers were killed and four others were injured when terrorists claiming to be from the Hizbul Mujahideen attacked their vehicle just outside the Awantipora IAF airfield in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday. Officials said a squad of BSF personnel was changing guard at the...
  • Jammu: Pakistan violates ceasefire again; fires at four BSF posts 13-08-2014 08:18 AM

    Jammu: A day after Prime Minister Modi slammed Pakistan for waging a proxy war against India, another ceasefire violation was reported from RS Pura sector in Jammu. Pakistani troops fired heavily on border out posts (BoPs) and villages along the International Border in Jammu district, forcing the BSF to retaliate....
  • Pakistan violates ceasefire 12-08-2014 11:19 PM

    Jammu: Pakistan Army once again violated ceasefire. This time along the RS Pura sector in Jammu district on Tuesday evening, prompting India forces to retaliate. The ceasefire violations come on a day when Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited the Kargil earlier in the day, the first ever for an Indian...
  • Ahead of PM's visit to Leh, terrorists attack BSF convoy near Pampore; infiltration bid foiled 12-08-2014 08:29 AM

    Srinagar: Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's first visit to Leh and Kargil on Tuesday after assuming office, two terrorists attacks were reported in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday night. Terrorists attacked a convoy of Border Security Force injuring seven personnel including an Assistant Commander, who is in a critical...
  • J&K: Pakistan fires at 10 BSF posts, 2 BSF soldiers injured 11-08-2014 07:37 AM

    Jammu: Pakistani troops fired at 10 Border Security Force (BSF) posts on early Monday morning in Arania sector of Jammu. Two BSF soldiers have been injured. The gunbattle started around 2 AM. "Pakistani Rangers resorted to unprovoked firing from small arms and automatic weapons on 7 BOPs along IB in...
  • J&K: Pakistan violates ceasefire in Mendhar sector, no casualties 10-08-2014 03:01 PM

    Mendhar: Pakistani troops violated ceasefire for the second time on Sunday in the Mendhar sector along the Line of Control (LoC). No injuries from Indian side have been reported in the firing. "Pakistani troops targeted Indian posts by resorting to unprovoked firing from small arms and automatic weapons in Mendhar...
  • J&K: Pakistan violates ceasefire again, 20th attack in last 3 months 09-08-2014 08:12 AM

    Rajouri: There has been yet another ceasefire violation by Pakistan in BG sector in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district. Pakistani troops fired on Indian posts with small arms and automatic weapons to which the Indian side retaliated. No causalities have been reported so far. There have been more than 20...
  • Embarrassment for Omar, senior official quits alleging misbehaviour by a J&K minister 08-08-2014 11:33 AM

    Jammu: In an embarrassment for Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, a senior official in the public health engineering department has resigned. He has alleged misbehavior by one of Omar's ministers. The official claimed that the State Transport Minister, Choudhary Ramzan, abused him and flung papers at him during...
  • J&K: Army jawan killed in gunbattle in Kupwara 06-08-2014 10:38 AM

    Jammu: One Indian army jawan has been killed in a gun battle between terrorists and security forces in Kupwara. The gun battle took place on Tuesday night. The army has cordoned off the area. There have been many ceasefire violations from Pakistan in the recent past. (More details to follow)...
  • Violent protests break out in Srinagar after Eid prayers, police use tear gas 29-07-2014 12:14 PM

    Srinagar: Massive protests broke out in Srinagar soon after Eid prayers on Tuesday, with many shouting anti-Israel and pro-freedom slogans. Protesters in the Eidgah area clashed with police officers who used tear gas and lathicharged the demonstrators. Clashes also took place near the Masiuma area. Many separatists leaders had been...
  • Jammu: Hospital gives abortion pill to 8-month pregnant woman 'by mistake' 27-07-2014 01:46 PM

    Jammu: In a shocking case of alleged medical negligence in Jammu, a doctor and two para-medics have been arrested after a eight-month pregnant woman was given abortion pill by mistake. The woman was admitted to a private hospital for glucose fluid intake but was given an abortion pill. The hospital...
  • J&K: One killed, four injured in grenade attack in Baramulla 26-07-2014 07:01 AM

    Srinagar: As the nation commemorates 15th Kargil Vijay Diwas, a policeman was killed and four others injured in a grenade attack by terrorists in Sopore town of Baramulla district in Kashmir early on Saturday, police said. "Around 02:30 am, terrorists hurled a grenade and fired at a police party near...
  • J&K: Protests held against Israel's Gaza incursion 25-07-2014 05:29 PM

    Srinagar: Protests were held in Srinagar on Friday against Israel's Gaza incursion. Police had to resort to tar gas shelling and also had to fire in the air. Kashmir has seen several protests against the killing of civilians in Gaza in the past few days. Shops in the area have...
  • J&K: Ceasefire violation by Pak in Akhnoor sector, 1 soldier killed 22-07-2014 01:36 PM

    Srinagar: One soldier was killed and two were injured in ceasefire violation by Pakistan in the Akhnoor sector of Jammu on Tuesday. There have been several ceasefire violations by Pakistan in the recent days. Earlier in the day, Defence Minister Arun Jaitley had raised the issue of violations in Parliament....
  • J&K: Minister's son storms police station, assaults complainant 16-07-2014 06:13 PM

    Srinagar: In a shocking incident from Jammu and Kashmir, the son of the state's Forest Minister on Wednesday stormed into a police station and allegedly assaulted a man who had filed a complaint against three of his men. Mohammad Sadiq had complained that three aides of Mehr Ali had beaten...
  • Ceasefire violation by Pakistan kills one BSF personnel, injures four 16-07-2014 03:05 PM

    Jammu: In a major ceasefire violation, Pakistani Rangers on Wednesday opened heavy fire at Indian border outposts along the International Border in Jammu district, killing one BSF personnel and leaving four injured. Pakistani Rangers resorted to unprovoked firing on forward Pittal border outpost along IB in Arnia forward area of...
  • J&K: Massive protests as 3 die in Army truck-car collision 16-07-2014 01:42 PM

    Srinagar: There have been massive protests in the Shalteng area in the outskirts of Srinagar after three people died in a road accident. The incident occurred after an Army truck rammed into a Maruti van. While three people were killed, two others were injured in the accident. The situation in...
  • Train to Katra stuck in tunnel for nearly 2 hours due to engine failure 16-07-2014 11:22 AM

    Chandigarh: The newly introduced train to Katra, the base camp of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine in Jammu and Kashmir, was stuck in a tunnel for nearly two hours on Wednesday morning due to an engine failure near Katra Railway Station. The incident took place about five kms before the...
  • Modi government's rehabilitation plan gives hope to Kashmiri Pandits 16-07-2014 08:54 AM

    Anantnag: The focus is back on the valley after Ramdev aide Ved Prakash Vaidik's remark pushing for an independent Kashmir. CNN-IBN spoke to a couple who returned to Kashmir following the Narendra Modi government's Rs 500 crore rehabilitation plan for Kashmiri Pandits. The debate continues over Kashmiri Pandits' return to...
  • World Cup fever grips Kashmir, girls shun stereotypes to play football 13-07-2014 08:15 AM

    Srinagar: As football frenzy has gripped the entire world, its passion has reached Kashmir valley too. So much so that the fasting month of Ramzan is also not deterring girls from the valley to go out and fight for honours for their school. "My dad and me stay up late...
  • Hurriyat calls for bandh ahead of PM Modi's visit to Jammu and Kashmir today 04-07-2014 08:26 AM

    Srinagar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be in Jammu and Kashmir on Friday on his first visit to the state since assuming office. But even before he gets there, there's already a controversy brewing. The Hurriyat has called for a bandh while the Grand Mufti has opposed the NDA government's...
  • J&K Grand Mufti fumes as Modi plans to rehabilitate Kashmiri pandits 03-07-2014 02:22 PM

    Srinagar: Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Jammu and Kashmir on Friday, religious leader Grand Mufti Bashiruddin Ahmad has hit out at the Centre over the contentious issue of rehabilitation of Kashmiri Pandits. Opposing the the NDA government's plan of rehabilitating Kashmiri pandits, Grand Mufti has termed it...
  • J&K: PM Modi to flag off train to Katra, an engineering marvel 01-07-2014 04:36 PM

    Srinagar: The Prime Minister Narendra Modi will flag off the first train from the holy town of Katra on Friday. The train to Katra near Mata Vaishno Devi shrine, is part of 292 kilometer Udhampur-Srinagar-Baramulla railway line that would eventually connect Kashmir with the rest of the country. The 25...
  • Ground report: Heavy snow blocks Pahalgam route on Amarnath Yatra 28-06-2014 01:59 PM

    7,500 pilgrims have embarked on the Amarnath Yatra amidst tight security. Heavy snow has blocked the traditional Pahalgam route and pilgrims are now using the Baltal route. CNN-IBN's Mufti Islah gets a ground report. ...
  • Pilgrims embark on Amarnath yatra amidst tight security 28-06-2014 09:32 AM

    Around 7,500 pilgrims have embarked on the annual Amarnath yatra amidst tight security. Heavy snow has forced the authorities to change the traditional Pahalgam route but the yatra is on from the Baltal route. There is 4-5 feet deep snow in some stretches especially at the Mahagunus top and Sheeshnag...
  • Amarnath Yatra begins, snow likely to make trek difficult 27-06-2014 09:19 AM

    Baltal: The Amarnath Yatra has begun in Jammu and Kashmir with 1160 pilgrims leaving for the holy site in the first batch. However, snow accumulation in the Himalayas is making the trek difficult. The good news is that the pilgrims going on this year's Amarnath pilgrimage will get darshan of...
  • Ceasefire violation by Pakistan along the LoC, no casualty 13-06-2014 09:42 AM

    Srinagar: In a major ceasefire violation by Pakistan, the entire Medhar area in the Poonch sector of the Line of Control has come under attack on Friday. Small arms, grenades and rocket propelling grenades were being used by the Pakistan Army since 7 AM. The Indian Army retaliated after heavy...
  • Indian spy says treated worse back home than in Pakistan jail 04-06-2014 10:24 AM

    Srinagar: Sent on a mission to Pakistan 37 years ago, there has been little by way by appreciation for Indian spy Vinod Sahani. So much so that he feels that his own country has treated him worse than a state which tortured and kept him in jail for 11 years....
  • J&K: NC, PDP fume over MoS PMO's remark on Article 370 28-05-2014 10:55 PM

    Minister of State in PMO Jitendra Singh stirred up a controversy by his statement on the repeal of Article 370 in the Jammu and Kashmir. Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said that it will isolate the people of the state. PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti also slammed the statement saying it has...