Articles about Kashmir Valley

J&K civilian killings: Man killed 'mistaken for Pandit shop owner'

10 Nov 2021

J&K civilian killings: Man killed 'mistaken for Pandit shop owner'

The recent killing of a salesperson near a wholesale grocery shop in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, may have been a case of mistaken identity.

Many face police action for celebrating Pakistan's win against India

27 Oct 2021

Many face police action for celebrating Pakistan's win against India

Pakistan beat India by 10 wickets in a T20 match on Sunday, breaking a decades-old winning streak for India.

LeT commander who killed UP carpenter shot dead: J&K Police

20 Oct 2021

LeT commander who killed UP carpenter shot dead: J&K Police

The Indian Army on Wednesday killed a terrorist involved in the recent killing of a carpenter from Uttar Pradesh in an encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian, the police said.

Army operation underway after infiltration bid in J&K's Uri

21 Sep 2021

Army operation underway after infiltration bid in J&K's Uri

The Indian Army has been carrying out a combing operation in Jammu and Kashmir's Uri sector for more than 30 hours in view of a major infiltration attempt by terrorists.

Centre's outreach: 70 ministers to visit J&K over 9 weeks

10 Sep 2021

Centre's outreach: 70 ministers to visit J&K over 9 weeks

As part of the Centre's outreach program, 70 Union Ministers will reportedly visit Jammu and Kashmir over the next nine weeks.

'Fake claims of normalcy': Mehbooba Mufti allegedly under house arrest

07 Sep 2021

'Fake claims of normalcy': Mehbooba Mufti allegedly under house arrest

Former Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir, Mehbooba Mufti, today said she has been placed under house arrest.

Syed Geelani buried in Srinagar; curbs imposed across Kashmir

02 Sep 2021

Syed Geelani buried in Srinagar; curbs imposed across Kashmir

Syed Ali Shah Geelani, a longtime Kashmiri separatist leader, was buried at a graveyard near his residence in Srinagar's Hyderpora area around 4:30 am on Thursday.

Taliban 'won't interfere in Kashmir'; seeks 'good ties' with India

01 Sep 2021

Taliban 'won't interfere in Kashmir'; seeks 'good ties' with India

The Taliban's Haqqani Network leader Anas Haqqani on Wednesday ensured that the Haqqanis have no intention to interfere in Kashmir.

Centre mulls ban on both factions of Hurriyat under UAPA

23 Aug 2021

Centre mulls ban on both factions of Hurriyat under UAPA

The Centre is reportedly considering a ban on both factions of the All Parties Hurriyat Conference under the stringent Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA).

Terrorist Burhan Wani's father hoists national flag in J&K's Pulwama

15 Aug 2021

Terrorist Burhan Wani's father hoists national flag in J&K's Pulwama

Muzaffar Wani, the father of slain Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist Burhan Wani, today unfurled the Indian national flag at a government school in Tral, Pulwama, as India celebrates its 75th Independence Day.

J&K: Mehbooba Mufti meets PDP youth leaders; pitches for 'self-rule'

09 Aug 2021

J&K: Mehbooba Mufti meets PDP youth leaders; pitches for 'self-rule'

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chief Mehbooba Mufti on Sunday chaired a meeting of the party's youth wing and pitched for PDP's "self-rule" formula for the resolution of the Kashmir issue.

Asia's largest tulip garden to open for visitors from tomorrow

24 Mar 2021

Asia's largest tulip garden to open for visitors from tomorrow

Asia's largest tulip garden, overlooking the famous Dal Lake in Srinagar, will be thrown open to the public on Thursday, said Tulip Garden in-charge, Inam Rehman Sofi.

Kashmiri diaspora in US expresses concern for activist Sushil Pandit

01 Mar 2021

Kashmiri diaspora in US expresses concern for activist Sushil Pandit

Members of the Kashmiri diaspora in the US urged the Indian Government to take stern action against those responsible behind the plot to assassinate Kashmiri human rights activist Sushil Pandit.

Transportation links with Kashmir Valley cut off for second day

05 Jan 2021

Transportation links with Kashmir Valley cut off for second day

Kashmir was cut off from the rest of the country for the second consecutive day on Tuesday as the arterial Jammu-Srinagar National Highway and Mughal Road remained closed, while air traffic was suspended due to snowfall across the Valley.

J&K votes in first election after losing special status

28 Nov 2020

J&K votes in first election after losing special status

Polling began today in Jammu and Kashmir for the District Development Council (DDC), marking the first election since the former state was reorganized as a Union Territory last year.

J&K: Three BJP-members killed; "sacrifices won't be forgotten," says Nadda

30 Oct 2020

J&K: Three BJP-members killed; "sacrifices won't be forgotten," says Nadda

Hours after three members of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) were killed in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam by militants, party President JP Nadda on Friday said their sacrifices won't go in vain.

Amid spike in coronavirus cases, lockdown announced in Kashmir Valley

22 Jul 2020

Amid spike in coronavirus cases, lockdown announced in Kashmir Valley

The Jammu and Kashmir administration on Wednesday announced a lockdown in most regions of the Kashmir Valley to limit the spread of the coronavirus.

Ajay Pandita: 30 years on, Pandits still unsafe in Valley

11 Jun 2020

Ajay Pandita: 30 years on, Pandits still unsafe in Valley

30 years ago, Kashmiri Pandits fled the Valley, in search of peace as their native place was burnt and destroyed by Pakistan-sponsored terrorists.

'Malang' dominates the box office, 'Shikara' lags way behind

09 Feb 2020

'Malang' dominates the box office, 'Shikara' lags way behind

The first Friday of February marked the release of two major Bollywood films, i.e., Aditya Roy Kapur and Disha Patani-starrer Malang and Vidhu Vinod Chopra's directorial comeback movie Shikara.

'Shikara' review: A beautifully crafted tale of an unforgettable tragedy

07 Feb 2020

'Shikara' review: A beautifully crafted tale of an unforgettable tragedy

In one particular scene of Shikara, a Kashmiri militant tells his best friend, a Kashmiri Pandit, "Mai apne abba ko nahi bacha paya, tu apne abba ko bacha le, India chala ja."

Our voices have been silenced: Zaira Wasim talks about Kashmir

04 Feb 2020

Our voices have been silenced: Zaira Wasim talks about Kashmir

National Award-winning former actress Zaira Wasim on Tuesday took to social media to pen a lengthy post about the plight of Kashmiris.

Second official trailer of Vidhu Vinod Chopra's 'Shikara' out

27 Jan 2020

Second official trailer of Vidhu Vinod Chopra's 'Shikara' out

The makers of Shikara have dropped the second trailer.

Kashmir: SMS service to be restored from Dec 31 midnight

31 Dec 2019

Kashmir: SMS service to be restored from Dec 31 midnight

The Center has decided to restore the Short Messaging Service (SMS) in the Kashmir Valley from the midnight of December 31, nearly five months after its suspension since August.

Ladakh: Mobile internet services restored in Kargil after 145 days

27 Dec 2019

Ladakh: Mobile internet services restored in Kargil after 145 days

145 days after the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir was put under lockdown, mobile internet services were restored in Kargil district of Ladakh on Friday.

BJP leader dragged out of International summit: Here's why

20 Nov 2019

BJP leader dragged out of International summit: Here's why

In an embarrassing turn of events, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Vijay Jolly was forcefully escorted out of the Asia Pacific Summit 2019 in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, for interrupting Pakistani leader Qasim Suri's speech on Jammu and Kashmir.

US says it supports India, but is concerned about Kashmir

22 Oct 2019

US says it supports India, but is concerned about Kashmir

More than two months ago India revoked Article 370, withdrew the special status of Jammu and Kashmir and put the state under a lockdown.

Mehbooba Mufti's daughter says Kashmir less important than Aarey trees

07 Oct 2019

Mehbooba Mufti's daughter says Kashmir less important than Aarey trees

Earlier today, the Supreme Court put a stay on the felling of trees in Mumbai's Aarey Colony until further orders, days after protests escalated over the weekend.

MS Dhoni unlikely to be selected for T20Is against SA

28 Aug 2019

MS Dhoni unlikely to be selected for T20Is against SA

Veteran wicket-keeper batsman MS Dhoni is unlikely to be selected for India's three-match T20I series against South Africa, starting on September 15 in Dharamsala.

Ganguly has a sound advice for MS Dhoni: Details here

27 Aug 2019

Ganguly has a sound advice for MS Dhoni: Details here

MS Dhoni is continuously in the headlines with speculations regarding his future.

No confusion about consequences of scrapping Article 370: Amit Shah

11 Aug 2019

No confusion about consequences of scrapping Article 370: Amit Shah

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday asserted that the abrogation of Article 370, which grants special status to Jammu & Kashmir, will eradicate terrorism in Kashmir and lead to the development of the region.

Not a single incident of violence; situation normal: J&K DGP

11 Aug 2019

Not a single incident of violence; situation normal: J&K DGP

Denying media reports of firing incidents in Jammu & Kashmir after the abrogation of Article 370, J&K DGP Dilbag Singh said the situation is normal.

IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman declared fit, to resume flying soon

09 Aug 2019

IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman declared fit, to resume flying soon

Indian Air Force Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman, who was captured by the Pakistan Army in February, is set to resume flying soon.

Pakistan refuses to accept bodies of intruders killed by #IndianArmy

04 Aug 2019

Pakistan refuses to accept bodies of intruders killed by #IndianArmy

Following the Indian Army's offer to Pakistan to take back the bodies of five intruders, including one Pakistani commando and four terrorists, shot dead in Jammu & Kashmir's Keran sector, Islamabad refused to accept their bodies.

Amit Shah meets NSA Ajit Doval to discuss Kashmir security-crisis

04 Aug 2019

Amit Shah meets NSA Ajit Doval to discuss Kashmir security-crisis

Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday held a high-level meeting with National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval and several other top security officials at the Parliament to discuss the Kashmir security crisis.

Home Minister Amit Shah to visit J&K after August 7

04 Aug 2019

Home Minister Amit Shah to visit J&K after August 7

Union Home Minister Amit Shah is likely to visit Jammu & Kashmir after the Parliament's Budget Session concludes on August 7.

Students vacate #NITSrinagar after advisory; but district-administration denies ordering closure

03 Aug 2019

Students vacate #NITSrinagar after advisory; but district-administration denies ordering closure

A day after tourists and Amarnath pilgrims were asked to leave Kashmir in wake of terror threat, evacuation of NIT Srinagar's non-Kashmiri students sparked a controversy on Saturday.

Cottrell shares a video of Dhoni, terms him inspirational

29 Jul 2019

Cottrell shares a video of Dhoni, terms him inspirational

After India suffered a pre-mature exit from the ICC World Cup 2019, several critics thought legend MS Dhoni would announce his retirement.

Center rushes 10,000 troops to J&K to strengthen counter-insurgency operations

27 Jul 2019

Center rushes 10,000 troops to J&K to strengthen counter-insurgency operations

In a bid to strengthen counter-insurgency operations and law and order duties in Jammu & Kashmir, the Center is rushing an additional 10,000 central forces troops amid speculations about the scrapping of Article 35A.

Kashmir: Dhoni to be on patrol duties from July 31

25 Jul 2019

Kashmir: Dhoni to be on patrol duties from July 31

Former Team India skipper and (Honorary) Lieutenant colonel in the Territorial Army unit of the Parachute Regiment, MS Dhoni is set to serve in the Kashmir Valley as part of Victor Force, starting from July 31.

LoC trade with PoK suspended; routes being used by terror-elements

18 Apr 2019

LoC trade with PoK suspended; routes being used by terror-elements

The Center on Thursday suspended the LoC (Line of Control) trade between Jammu & Kashmir and Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK).