Jammu & Kashmir: Jammu students garner support for non-local students

Students of Jammu University waved national flags amid other scenes of active support during protest demonstration against the harassment that is alleged of non local students at NIT Srinagar in Jammu, Wednesday April 6, 2016. Photography by Shilpa Thakur.    

Jammu & Kashmir: Indian army hand over de-mined land

Shilpa Thakur reports photographically on the delight of farmers in the villages of Brahman, Pallanwala and Channi Dewanun village  following the opening up of their land after it was de-mined by the army.  

Jammu & Kashmir lockdown over so-called Independence Day

Independence Day in Jammu-Kashmir, Saturday August 15, is being held with the entire region under lockdown, a sad fact for its residents. Mirwaiz Umer Farooq, chairman of the moderate Hurriyat group and Syed Ali Shah Geelani, chairman of the breakaway…

Jammu & Kashmir: protest by Ladakh students over flooding

Protest by Ladakhi students over Phuktal artificial lake flooding in Zanskar and the failure of National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) to take action, around 11:30am outside the press club,  Jammu. Pix by Shilpa Thaku

Muslims annual celebration in Jammu

Celebrations of Eid-Millad-ul-Nabi, the birth anniversary of Prophet Muhammad (May his blessings be upon us.), in Jammu & Kashmir State, where both Shia and Sunni Muslim communities from various parts of the country participate. The main thrust of the speeches…

Jammu-Kashmir: firing violations all night

Ceasefire Violations Update: Heavy firing by Pakistani troopers continued at Samba border, many houses damaged.  Village Gallar injured in Samba . Now no firing – 11.18 Hong Kong time, Sunday 4 January 2015.    

Jammu-Kashmir: safe and sound back home

Pakistan authorities repatriated on Monday 29 December, 2014, a 12-year-old girl who lives in Indian-administered Kashmir, three days after she strayed into Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) from across what’s termed the Line of Control (LoC). This was Nasreen Bibi,…

Jammu & Kashmir 2014 elections a turning point

Medhaj News Exclusive: BJP plus Sajjad Lone to form the next J&K Government The final and fifth phase of elections in Jammu & Kashmir concluded on 20th December with voting on 20 seats which fall in the Jammu region. After…

Appeal to both India and Pakistan to immediately stop ceasefire violations.

PAKISTAN INDIA PEOPLES’ FORUM FOR PEACE & DEMOCRACY – INDIA C/o: F-10/12, (Basement), Malviya Nagar, New Delhi Contacts: 09811081240, 09818407882, 011-26687725 Website: www.pipfpd.org Email: pipfpd.india@gmail.com PRESS RELEASE October 8, 2014 PIPFPD appeals to both India and Pakistan to immediately stop…