Five civilians killed, 30 injured in cross-border shelling in Jammu

Five civilians killed, 30 injured in cross-border shelling in Jammu

At least five civilians were killed and thirty others, including three Border Security Force (BSF) personnel, were injured in the latest exchange of fire and shelling along the International Border (IB) in Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday. Two among the deceased were identified as Rampal Sharma (55), a resident of Londhi Hiranagar and Raghuveer Singh […]

SC transfers Kathua rape-murder case to Pathankot, rules out CBI probe

SC transfers Kathua rape-murder case to Pathankot, rules out CBI probe

The Supreme Court of India on Monday transferred the trial in the rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl in Kathua to Pathankot in Punjab. The court however ruled out a CBI inquiry into the case, reports said. A bench headed by Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra was hearing petitions seeking shifting of the […]

No elections possible in Kashmir for a long time to come: Naeem Akthar

No elections possible in Kashmir for a long time to come: Naeem Akthar

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir government’s spokesperson Naeem Akthar “fear(s)” that during the present political situation in the State, no “democratic experiment will be possible” for a long time to come, The Telegraph reported Saturday. Akthar was euphemistically referring to elections as “democratic experiment”, the report said. “Asked if he meant elections would become impossible to […]

Kathua rape-murder case: Asifa’s uterus was injured, medical report confirms brutal sexual assault

Kathua rape-murder case: Asifa’s uterus was injured, medical report confirms brutal sexual assault

The team probing the case is likely to submit the chargesheet in the case this week. The status report is to be submitted today. The Jammu & Kashmir police crime branch is said to have gathered clinching evidence against those arrested for the gruesome rape and murder of eight-year-old Asifa in Kathua district, The Print reported […]