Ieshan Bashir Wani

Wion Correspondent, J&K

Opinions/Stories

How J&K police traced top cop Davinder Singh's phone to track terrorists

According to sources, Davinder was on the radar of security forces from quite some time. 

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NIA to take over J&K police officer's arrest case as investigation reveals new findings

The case which shocked the J&K police and other agencies in the valley will be officially handed over to India's premier investigating agency in days to come. 

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Jammu and Kashmir: Decorated police officer caught with three terrorists in Kulgam

Sources have told WION that Deputy Superintendent of Police Devinder Singh, along with top Hizbul commander Naveed Ahmad Shah alias Naveed Babu and three terrorists, were travelling in a car which…

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Top commander arrested in big blow to Hizb-ul-Mujahideen terror outfit in J&K

Sources say Naveed, a policeman turned terrorists was nabbed with another terrorist identified as Rafi Ahmad from Wanpho area of Kulgam district this afternoon. 

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Envoys term Srinagar interaction with locals positive; internet restoration, peace dominate the meet

An envoy speaking to WION on his Srinagar visit said "The day went much better than I expected. We received a lot of different points of view."

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Around 15 foreign envoys to tour Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday; EU envoys next 

WION had first broken the story on Tuesday evening with the dates of the visit.

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Government to take foreign envoys to Kashmir on January 9 

Envoys from a diverse set of groupings and regions such as European Union, ASEAN, Latin America will tour Kashmir and assess the ground situation after scrapping of J&K’s special status. 

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18 houses suffer damage as Pakistan violates ceasefire in Kashmir

A police official told WION that Pakistan army used heavy weaponry and targeted Indian positions and villages resulting in damage to houses in Taad Teetwal village.

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After 145 days, mobile internet service restored in Kargil

A local told WION over the phone that the restoration of mobile internet after 145 days has brought joy to the common man and those who depend on the service. 

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Kashmir: Football returns after five months, Real Kashmir FC defeat Chennai City 2-1

The Real Kashmir FC has already qualified I-league and beaten the top Indian football clubs.

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Jammu and Kashmir: Pakistan violates ceasefire; Army officer, civilian killed 

Sources in the police told WION that the officer was killed in the morning when Pakistan opened fire at the Indian positions. Indian forces retaliated immediately. 

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Jammu and Kashmir: First Friday prayer held at Jamia Masjid in Srinagar after Article 370 abrogation 

This was the first congregational prayer held at the grand mosque after authorities imposed restrictions in Jammu and Kashmir on August 5 this year. 

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Jammu and Kashmir: After 134 days, people pray at Jamia Masjid in Srinagar

Dozens of people from the surrounding areas gathered as the call for prayer - Azaan - was heard in the vicinity, a local told WION.

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Cold wave intensifies in Kashmir, several flights cancelled

Waterbodies in several rural areas of Kashmir has also started freezing much before the harsh winter period locally known as 'Chillai-Kalan'.

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Jammu and Kashmir: Despite retiring, Army soldier continues to save lives

Mohammad Ilyas, an honorary captain of the Indian Army, continues to save lives of those hit by the fury of nature despite his retirement.

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