KATHUA

  • BSF troops, terrorists exchange fire; infiltration bid foiled 6 days ago

    Jammu: BSF troops on Sunday foiled an infiltration bid by a group of armed terrorists, who tried to enter the International Border in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir, a BSF official said. A group of suspected militants were spotted close to IB in forward area in Hiranagar sector of the...
  • Jammu & Kashmir: Pakistan Rangers resort to unprovoked firing in Kathua April 15, 2015

    Jammu: Pakistan Rangers resorted to unprovoked firing on the Border Security Force (BSF) outpost in Hiranagar sector of the international border in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua district on Wednesday. A senior police officer said, "Pakistan Rangers used small arms and automatic weapons to target Karole Krishna border outpost of the BSF...
  • J&K CM Mufti Sayeed hits out at Pakistan over terror attacks, asks it to control terrorism if it wants peace March 22, 2015

    Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed on Sunday hit out at Pakistan over terror attacks in the state and asked it to control terrorism if it wants peace. Condemning twin terror attacks in the state, Sayeed while addressing the state Assembly said, "Terror attack is a conspiracy to...
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  • TV channels asked to restrict live coverage of anti-terror operations March 20, 2015

    New Delhi: Noticing that some TV channels have been covering live anti terrorist operations, the Information and Broadcasting ministry has asked news broadcasters to restrict such telecasts to periodic briefing by officials till the operation concludes. In its advisory issued on Friday, the I&B ministry said that it has in the...
  • News 360: Unseasonal rain, hailstorm destroy over 10 lakh hectares of standing crop March 20, 2015

    Unseasonal rains have destroyed over 10 lakh hectares of standing crop across the country. The heavy loss is likely to have an adverse effect on prices of food items which may rise putting the Narendra Modi government in a crisis situation. ...
  • Kathua attack shows Pakistan's continuous infatuation with terrorists: BJP March 20, 2015

    Jammu: Describing the fresh incident of terror attack in Rajbagh area of Kathua district as indicative of Pakistan's "continued infatuation with terrorists", BJP on Friday condemned the attack in strong words. "The fresh incident of terror attack in Rajbagh area of Kathua district is indicative of Pakistan's continued infatuation with terrorists....
  • J&K CM Mufti Sayeed condemns Kathua attack, calls it a dastardly act March 20, 2015

    Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed on Friday condemned the terror attack on a police station in the state which left four persons including three security men dead. Two terrorists, who were members of a fidayeen squad which had infiltrated, were also killed in the subsequent encounter with...
  • Kathua encounter leaves bullet marks on walls of Rajbagh police station March 20, 2015

    The encounter in Rajbagh Police Station in Kathua district has ended leaving six killed including three security personnel, two terrorists a policeman and a driver. The encounter which began in the wee hours of Friday has also left two injured. ...
  • Is J&K CM supporting terror activities, asks Congress in Lok Sabha March 20, 2015

    New Delhi: In response to Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge's remark on the issue of Kathua terror attack, Home Minister Rajnath Singh made a statement in the Lok Sabha on Friday. "Jammu and Kashmir Police and CRPF personnel have killed two terrorists," said Singh saluting the personnel for their bravery. He informed...
  • J&K: Encounter in Kathua ends, 2 security men dead; search for terrorists on March 20, 2015

    Jammu: The encounter in Rajbagh Police Station in Kathua district has ended leaving six killed including three security personnel, two terrorists a policeman and a driver. The encounter which began in the wee hours of Friday has also left two injured. Combing operation is underway to search for the terrorists. Three...
  • J&K: Terrorists hold hostages in Kathua police station, 2 security personnel killed, heavy firing underway March 20, 2015

    Kathua: One Jammu and Kashmir police officer along with one CRPF personnel has been killed in a terror attack that is underway in Kathua in Jammu and Kashmir. Two CRPF personnel have also been injured in the attack. Heavy firing which began at the Rajbagh Police Station in Kathua district...
  • BJP softens stand on AFSPA, says can be lifted from peaceful areas of J&K March 16, 2015

    Jammu: Softening its stand on the controversial Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) in Jammu and Kashmir, Bharatiya Janata Party on Monday said it was in favour of partial revocation of the law from the peaceful areas of the state. "BJP is with it. Wherever there is a need to lift...
  • J&K: Pakistan violates ceasefire again, targets BSF posts in Hiranagar, Kathua sector January 6, 2015

    Jammu: In yet another case of ongoing ceasefire violation by Pakistan along International Border in Jammu and Kashmir, Pakistani forces restored heavy firing at five Border Security Force posts in Jammu's Hiranagar sector and two BSF posts and civilians in Kathua sector. BSF Director General DK Pathak who is in Jammu...
  • J&K: Fresh firing along the border on Monday night, Pakistani forces target 45 Indian posts January 6, 2015

    Jammu: Ceasefire violations along the border continue with Pakistan resorting to fresh firing and shelling for two hours late on Monday night. Pakistani forces targeted 45 Indian posts in Samba, Hiranagar, Kathua, Ramgad and Arnia sectors. One BSF soldier was killed in Hiranagar on Monday. Border Security Force Director General DK...
  • J&K: Pakistan violates ceasefire again, one BSF soldier killed January 5, 2015

    Kathua: In fresh ceasefire violation, Pakistan troops fired at Indian posts along International Border in Hiranagar sector of Kathua district in Jammu nad Kashmir. Pakistan restored to heavy firing using 80-mm motar that left one Border Security Force soldier dead. This is the sixth ceasefire violation since Tuesday. Earlier on Saturday, a woman...
  • Pakistan violates ceasefire twice along International Border in Jammu, Kathua December 27, 2014

    Jammu: Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire twice along the Indo-Pak border in Jammu and Kathua districts, drawing retaliation from Border Security Force. This is the fourth ceasefire violation in the past four days. "Pakistani troops resorted to small arms firing on Vikraman post along the IB in Arnia sub-sector of Jammu...
  • Pakistan violates ceasefire again October 8, 2014

    Jammu: In fresh ceasefire violations, Pakistani forces resorted to shelling and firing along the international border in Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday night. There were three fresh violation of ceasefire as Pakistani forces resorted to mortar shelling and firing in the sub sectors of Kanachak and Pargwal in Jammu district and...
  • Construct toilets for women in J&K's Kathua district: Jitendra Singh August 20, 2014

    New Delhi: Union Minister Jitendra Singh on Wednesday met Rural Development Minister Nitin Gadkari and sought his help for the construction of toilets for women living in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir. Singh explained to Gadkari that women, particularly those living in villages, are forced to go outdoors for toilet...
  • J&K: Security forces gun down all three terrorists who attacked Khatua March 28, 2014

    Srinagar: Three terrorists were gunned down in a fierce gun battle with the security forces in Jammu & Kashmir's Kathua on Friday. The terrorists had executed twin terror attacks in Jammu where one person was killed and three others were injured early on Friday morning. Early in the morning, the heavily...
  • Jammu: Four people including two terrorists killed in twin terror attacks March 28, 2014

    Jammu: Two terrorists have been killed in an encounter with Army in Janglote in Kathua. The terrorists executed twin terror attacks in Jammu where one person was killed and three others were injured early on Friday morning. Heavy firing is on in the Janglote area near an army installation...
  • Jammu: 1 dead, 3 hurt as 4 alleged terrorists open fire on a vehicle March 28, 2014

    Kathua: One person has been killed and 3 others have been injured after 4 alleged terrorists opened fire on a vehicle in Kathua in Jammu. The gunmen were reportedly wearing army uniforms. After the attack, the alleged terrorists hijacked a white Bolero and took it towards Jammu. With the terrorists on...
  • Congress unnerved by BJP campaign in Udhampur: Jitendra Singh March 12, 2014

    Describing the delay in announcing the Congress' candidate for the Kathua-Udhampur Lok Sabha seat as "manifestation of its leadership's confusion and nervousness", BJP on Wednesday said the people have sent out loud and clear signals of their support for Narendra Modi. "It is a compliment for the people of the Udhampur...
  • BSF arrests Pakistani national staying with Gujjar family for over 2 years December 30, 2013

    A Pakistani national, who claimed to be staying with a Gujjar family for over two years in Kathua district's Hiranagar sector, has been arrested by BSF near the border and is being quizzed in connection with the twin militant attacks on October 26. The Pakistani, who identified himself as Mohmmad Imran,...
  • J&K: Ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Kathua district, BSF officer injured December 19, 2013

    In a ceasefire violation, a BSF officer was injured on Thursday in sniper firing from across the IndoPak border in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir. There was sniper firing from across the International Border (IB) on a forward border post in Kathua district around 1300 hours, a BSF officer told...
  • Stronger surveillance needed to prevent terror attacks, says Omar Abdullah September 27, 2013

    Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Friday said that surveillance needed to be strengthened in the state to prevent terrorist attacks like the twin strikes at Samba and Kathua. "While expressing sorrow over the loss of civilians and security force personnel in the twin terrorist attacks, the Chief Minister...
  • Concerns over security on the rise as twin terror attacks strike Jammu September 27, 2013

    Samba: Three days ahead of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his Pakistani counterpart's meeting in New York, a brazen attack left 12 people dead including an army officer in Jammu. The Army is carrying out its final sanitizing operations after the nine hour long gunbattle had struck Samba killing 3...
  • Watch: How terrorists entered India and executed the attack September 26, 2013

    12 people have been killed in twin terror attacks that hit Jammu on Thursday morning. 3 Army people, 5 policemen and 2 civilians have died. Despite the terror attack, the PM who is scheduled to meet his Pankistani counterpart on Sunday said that the talks will continue and such attacks...
  • J&K twin terror attacks: Terrorist outfit 'Shohada Brigade' claims responsibility September 26, 2013

    A lesserknown terrorist outfit 'Shohada Brigade' on Thursday claimed responsibility for the twin attacks in Jammu region which left 12 persons, including a Lt Colonel of the army, dead. "We carried the attacks in Kathua and Samba in Jammu region and our Mujhahideen are still fighting there," a person who identified...