Mufti Islah

  • North India reels under severe cold wave, Leh coldest at minus 14 degree celsius 19-12-2014 11:44 AM

    New Delhi: Severe cold wave is being experienced throughout North India. The lowest temperatures was recorded in Leh and Kargil with the mercury plunging more than 14 degrees below freezing point. The temperature is expected to remain low in most parts of North India. The dew has converted into ice...
  • J&K: Security forces gun down one terrorist in Kupwara 18-12-2014 09:15 AM

    Jammu: One terrorist has been killed in a gunbattle with security forces in Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir. The brief encounter lasted for nearly an hour. The security forces launched an operation in Bazpora area of Kupwara on Thursday morning following information about presence of terrorists there, a police...
  • J&K: Encounter on in Kupwara, 2-3 terrorists likely to be trapped 18-12-2014 08:42 AM

    Jammu: Yet another gunbattle is underway between terrorists and security forces in Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir. Two-three terrorists are likely to be holed up. The police have area cordoned off the area. There have been no reports of casualties so far from either side. The attack comes just...
  • J&K polls: Close contest between Omar Abdullah, PDP's Ashraf Mir in Sonawar; BJP to cash on Modi wave 13-12-2014 09:28 AM

    Srinagar: A day ahead of the fourth phase of polls in Jammu and Kashmir, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah is leading the fight for the National Conference from Sonawar, a constituency that bore the brunt of the recent floods. Omar is up against BJP candidate Darakshan Andrabi but many believe it...
  • J&K: Suspected terrorists abduct, murder Sarpanch 13-12-2014 08:29 AM

    Sopore: In yet another gruesome killing of a Sarpanch in Kashmir, 62-year-old Ghulam Mohammad was abducted and murdered by suspected terrorists on Saturday. According to family members and witnesses, the Sarpanch was abducted from his house in Hygam village on Friday evening. At least four masked men jumped over the...
  • Two car-borne youth throw acid at a college girl in Srinagar 11-12-2014 12:53 PM

    Srinagar: A college girl studying law was attacked by two car borne youth with acid in downtown Srinagar on Thursday. The girl's face has reportedly suffered some burn injuries, police said. The hunt to nab the culprits is on. The girl has been taken to a hospital for treatment. More...
  • Assembly polls: Jammu & Kashmir records good turnout in 3rd phase despite serial terror strikes 09-12-2014 10:25 PM

    Jammu & Kashmir recorded a remarkable turnout of 58 per cent in the third phase of polling notwithstanding the serial terror strikes that hit the state just days ahead of elections. ...
  • J&K: Big day for BJP as a party PM visits state after 11 years 08-12-2014 12:04 PM

    It is a big day for the Bharatiya Janata Party as Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Jammu and Kashmir on Monday. A Bharatiya Janata Party prime minister will visit the state after 11 years. He will give tribute to soldiers who were killed during the Friday's terror attack. ...
  • Uri: 8 Army men, 6 terrorists killed in 12-hour-long encounter 05-12-2014 08:15 PM

    It has been a testing day for Jammu and Kashmir with four terror strikes in different parts of the state. In the first encounter that lasted for nearly 12 hours, security forces successfully killed all six terrorists who tried to enter an Army fortification in the Uri sector. However, seven...
  • Four terror strikes in less than 12 hours in Jammu and Kashmir; Uri, Srinagar, Shopian and Tral targeted 05-12-2014 02:41 PM

    Srinagar: It has been a testing day for Jammu and Kashmir with four terror strikes in different parts of the state. In the first encounter that lasted for nearly 12 hours, security forces successfully killed all six terrorists who tried to enter an Army fortification in the Uri sector. However,...
  • J&K: Army guns down six terrorists, lose 8 soldiers, 3 policemen also killed in Uri encounter 05-12-2014 02:09 PM

    Uri: The security forces have successfully ended the encounter in Uri sector of Jammu and Kashmir by killing all six terrorists that entered an Army fortification. However, the Army also lost eight of its soldiers and three senior police officers in the attack. The encounter started in the Mohura area...
  • Watch: Army fortification under attack by terrorists, encounter still on 05-12-2014 12:53 PM

    At least nine people are dead in an encounter between terrorists and security forces in Jammu and Kashmir. Those dead include four army men and two policemen. The encounter happened in the Mohura area of Uri. ...
  • J&K: Four Army men, two policemen, three terrorists killed in attack at Army camp in Uri, encounter on 05-12-2014 10:26 AM

    Uri: In a major strike in Jammu and Kashmir, four Army men, two policemen and two terrorists have been killed in an encounter between terrorists and security forces in Uri sector. At least three terrorists are still believed to be holed up near an Army camp. The encounter, which is...
  • J&K: Two policemen killed as terrorists try to enter Army fortification in Uri, encounter underway 05-12-2014 09:24 AM

    Uri: In a grim news from Jammu and Kashmir, two policemen have been killed in an encounter between terrorists and security forces in the Mohura area of Uri sector. The encounter which is still underway, began after terrorists tried to get inside an Army fortification in Uri. While the exact...
  • Deeply hurt with treatment meted out to Sukma martyrs, say family members 04-12-2014 03:19 PM

    Family members of the CRPF jawans martyred in Chhattisgarh have said that they have been very hurt with the treatment meted out to the martyrs. "Their sacrifice has been dishonoured after his uniform was dumped in a dustbin," a family member said. ...
  • J&K: 6 terrorists, 1 Army personnel killed in encounter in Nowgam 03-12-2014 03:35 PM

    Srinagar: As Jammu and Kashmir will vote in the third phase, the elections are under the shadow of terror. Six terrorists were killed by the Garhwal Rifles Battalion in Nowgam in Kashmir on Wednesday. One Army personnel has also been martyred in the operation while four others were injured. Searches...
  • Voting underway in 2nd phase of Jharkhand, Jammu & Kashmir Assembly polls 02-12-2014 01:49 PM

    The second phase of polling in Kashmir is witnessing high profile candidates including separatist-turned-mainstream politician Sajad Lone and the lone woman minister in the present government Sakina Itoo. ...
  • Watch: BJP's J&K election campaign in full swing 01-12-2014 09:54 AM

    Bharatiya Janata Party is trying hard to make inroads into the Valley in the ongoing five-phase Jammu and Kashmir Assembly elections. ...
  • Omar calls for security review after terrorists kill a sarpanch in J&K 01-12-2014 09:26 AM

    Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has called for a review of the security in the valley by the Election Commission after terrorists on Sunday night shot dead a Sarpanch of the ruling National Conference Mohammad Sultan Bhat in Shopian district of Kashmir near his residence. ...
  • Terrorists gun down National Conference sarpanch in Kashmir 30-11-2014 11:56 PM

    A National Conference sarpanch has been shot dead by unidentified terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district. Shopian will be go to polls on December 14 as part of the 4th phase of elections. The second phase is barely 48 hours away. ...
  • 30 Minutes: Battle for Jammu & Kashmir 30-11-2014 02:00 PM

    Watch Jammu and Kashmir Assembly elections special episode of '30 Minutes'. The state is having a five-phase elections to elect its new government. ...
  • J&K: Seven injured in grenade attack at CRPF bunker in Srinagar's Lal Chowk ahead of elections 29-11-2014 02:20 PM

    Srinagar: At least seven people, including a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) inspector was injured on Saturday in a grenade attack in the busy Lal Chowk area of Srinagar. The attack comes just two weeks ahead of polling in Srinagar. The incident took place when terrorists targeted a CRPF bunker...
  • J&K: Army kills fourth terrorist hiding in a makeshift bunker in Arnia sector, encounter ends 28-11-2014 02:25 PM

    Jammu: The encounter in Arnia sector of Jammu and Kashmir that was underway since Thursday morning has ended with the Army killing the fourth terrorist who had been in hiding in a makeshift bunker. Three other terrorists had been killed on Thursday during the fierce gunbattle with the Army. Four...
  • J&K: Heavy firing resumes in Arnia a day after Army guns down four terrorists in encounter 28-11-2014 11:44 AM

    Jammu: Heavy firing has resumed in the Arnia sector of Jammu and Kashmir a day after four terrorists were killed in a fierce encounter with the security forces. Combing operations had been underway by the Army to find any remaining terrorists hidden in the area. Four terrorists had been killed...
  • Army uses tanks to search for hidden terrorists in Arnia sector, PM Modi to campaign in J&K today 28-11-2014 08:44 AM

    Arnia: Hours after a fierce gunbattle between terrorists and security forces in Arnia sector of Jammu and Kashmir, the Army is conducting search operations to flush out any remaining terrorists hidden in the area. Four terrorists were killed while four civilians and three jawans also lost their lives in the...
  • J&K: 4 terrorists, 3 jawans, 3 civilians killed even as encounter continues in Arnia 27-11-2014 06:52 PM

    Srinagar:: Army has called in tanks to flush out any remaining terrorist who might still be hiding in a bunker as the encounter in Kathar village of Arnia sector in Jammu & Kashmir continues. Three civilians and three army jawans along with four terrorists have been killed in the encounter...
  • BJP's poster girl Heena Shafi kicks up a row, says nobody can dare to snatch Article 370 from J&K 27-11-2014 11:13 AM

    Srinagar: At a time when the Bharatiya Janata Party is trying to make a mark in Jammu and Kashmir Assembly elections, it has found a strong face in 34-year-old candidate Heena Shafi Bhat. But the poster girl of the BJP in Kashmir has kicked up a row by taking a...
  • J&K: Army indicts nine soldiers for killing two men in Budgam, recommends court martial proceedings 27-11-2014 09:37 AM

    Budgam: Within days after firing in Budgam claimed lives of two people and injured two others, the Army has indicted nine soldiers including a Junior Commissioned Officer (JCO) for the incident. A court of inquiry on the Army officers found gross violation of rules of engagement by the soldiers. Failure...
  • Srinagar: Locals pelt stones on policemen in Maisuma 25-11-2014 05:55 PM

    Srinagar: While 15 constituencies voted in the first phase of Assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir, violence broke out in Maisuma area of Srinagar on Monday evening. Local residents pelted stones at policemen after they rounded up few anti-social elements ahead of elections in the region. It has to be...
  • J&K polls: Enthusiastic voters come out to exercise their franchise 25-11-2014 05:16 PM

    The first phase of Assembly elections in 15 constituencies of Jammu and Kashmir recorded a remarkable 70 per cent polling. ...