News Topic:Village Defence Guards

Year 2022 saw highest number of anti-militancy operations in J-K in five years: MHA

The Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Wednesday said that the year 2022 saw the highest number of anti-militancy operations in J&K.

VDC member resorts to aerial firing in Rajouri village

A Village Defence Committee (VDC) member fired in the air on Tuesday evening after he mistook hue and cry over a fire incident in Draman village of Rajouri district.

Amit Shah arriving in Rajouri amid tight security cover

Union Home Minister Amit Shah will arrive in Rajouri tomorrow (Friday) and meet the families of those slain in the recent attacks at Dhangri area of the district.

VGDs get training to handle modern weapons

In a significant decision to ensure the security of the hinterland, India Army has started to train Village Defence Guards (VDGs) in Jammu region with modern weapons.

Political parties criticize constitution of VDGs in J-K

The political parties in Jammu and Kashmir criticized the directions issued by the MHA with regard to the constitution of Village Defense Guards (VDGs).

MHA orders for formation of Village Defence Guards in J-K

In order to revive the Village Defence Committees, the Ministry of Home Affairs has ordered the formation of Village Defence Groups (VDGs) in Jammu and Kashmir.

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69 vacancies for doctors and staff strain patient care at District Hospital Pulwama

The District Hospital Pulwama is grappling with a severe shortage of doctors and paramedical staff, giving a tough time to hospital administrators.
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J-K to auction country’s largest lithium reserves, attracting global interest

Jammu and Kashmir is set to conduct an auction for the country's largest lithium reserves located in Reasi within the next few weeks.

J-K Police collaborate with social media giants to tackle misuse

In a significant development, the Jammu and Kashmir Police have intensified their efforts to curb the misuse of social media platforms for 'anti-national' activities.

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Shia Muslims observe Ashura in Pulwama with communal support and devotion

In Gangoo area of south Kashmir's Pulwama district, the Shia Muslim community observed the sacred occasion of Ashura on Saturday with heartfelt mourning.