Fayaz Wani

Srinagar diary

The Directorate of School Education Kashmir last week ordered suspension of recognition of two private schools in Srinagar for steep fee hikes and non-compliance with  orders from the department.

14 hours ago

J&K militants release pictures of dozen policemen on social media asking to quit or face consequences

All of them hail from volatile south Kashmir comprising four districts of Anantnag, Kupwara, Kulgam and Shopian or are posted there.

23 Sep 2018

Militants kill three abducted policemen in Jammu & Kashmir

The abducted SPOs have been identified as Firdous Ahmad Kuchay, Kuldeep Singh and Fayaz Ahmad Bhat, all residents of Shopian.

21 Sep 2018

Congress to contest ULB, panchayat polls in Jammu and Kashmir,  urges Governor to provide security

The National Conference, PDP and CPI(M) have boycotted the polls on various issues.

19 Sep 2018

Missing BSF jawan's body found mutilated by Pakistan BAT team

Sources said jawan's throat has been slit and his right eye gouged out

19 Sep 2018

Srinagar Hotel case: Major Gogoi shifted out of his unit, 'attached' to formation HQ for Summary of Evidence

The Army is likely to decide further action in the case which may include General Court Martial or Summary General Court Martial.

19 Sep 2018

Missing BSF jawan found dead along Pakistan border in Jammu and Kashmir

It is suspected that the jawan had died in attack by Pakistan's Border Action Team (BAT). 

18 Sep 2018

Territorial Army man, moruning son's death, shot dead by militants in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district

Mukhtar Ahmad Malik was a counter-insurgent affiliated with pro-government Ikhwan outfit from 1994 to 2002 and was inducted into Territorial Army after disbanding of Ikhwan in 2002.

18 Sep 2018

Rajnath Singh launches smart fencing project along Indo-Pak border in Jammu

The Home minister said borders will be more secure now; CIBMS will reduce casualties, stress among jawans.

17 Sep 2018

Home Minister Rajnath Singh appeals to parties to take part in J&K panchayat, urban local body polls

Singh's appeal came after the two major regional parties, the National Conference and the People's Democratic Party announced that they would not take part in the elections.

17 Sep 2018

Nine-phase panchayat polls in Jammu and Kashmir from November 17

The dates of scrutiny of nominations will be October 31, and November 3, 6, 9, 12, 14, 17, 20 and 24.

17 Sep 2018

J-K: Despite boycott, Election Commission to hold local body polls

The National Conference and Peoples Democratic Party have decided to boycott the polls because of the row over Article 35A, which grants special privileges to residents of the state.

16 Sep 2018

Five LeT, Hizbul Mujahideen militants killed in encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam

While the forces were conducting the searches, the militants fired upon the forces, ensuing a gunfight.

16 Sep 2018

EC to go on with municipal polls in Jammu and Kashmir from October 8 despite boycott by NC, PDP

The announcement of poll schedule and the model code of conduct have already come into effect.

16 Sep 2018

Outrage as photo of Army dragging body of JeM ultra in Jammu and Kashmir's Reasi goes viral

The picture has gone viral on social media and drawn strong reactions, with many criticising the Army for not showing respect to the body of a dead terrorist.

15 Sep 2018