With troops deployed and all roads leading to apple township of Shopian sealed off, Kashmir remained on protest strike for the second consecutive day.
Amid the strike sponsored by separatists, massive violent protests continued for the third consecutive day across Kashmir over mysterious murder of two young ladies.
Jammu and Kashmir may still be known for poll boycotts and low turnouts, but on Thursday voters in Anantnag did what some of their counterparts in West Bengal could not.
After battling the insurgents in Kupwara for five days, the army on Tuesday said the combing is still on even though the intermittent firing has gone down.
A fierce gun battle on LoC in Uri led to killing of 4 soldiers & 6 militants.
Mohammed Ahsan Dar, co-ordinator of terrorist activities between Lashkar-e-Toiba, Jaish-e-Mohammad, Harkat-ul-Mujahideen and Hizbul Mujahideen, arrested by police in Bandipora district of Jammu and Kashmir.
The three former chief ministers of Jammu & Kshmir — Dr Farooq Abdullah, Mufti Sayeed and Ghulam Nabi Azad — are suddenly finding lesser role in their respective parties.
National Conference’s third generation Abdullah scion Omar Abdullah on Monday took oath as the youngest chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir. A 9-member cabinet too was sworn-in along with the chief minister.
A Sulking Mufti Mohd Sayeed, Kashmir’s only surviving leader opposed to Sheikh Abdullah - the tallest of all Kashmir leaders - has finally landed his party in a role that he thinks is vital for a peaceful Kashmir, that of a strong opposition.
NC is projecting Omar Abdullah as its chief ministerial candidate in J&K.
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