Bandipora: News

05 Dec 2022

Jammu And Kashmir

Local body polls: Re-polling in Kashmir as PoK candidates contested

Re-election is underway in two District Development Council (DDC) constituencies in north Kashmir on Monday, two years after the contesting candidates were found to be Pakistani nationals.

08 Jun 2021


COVID-19: J&K village first in India to vaccinate all adults

A remote hamlet in the Bandipora district of Jammu and Kashmir has become the first village in India to vaccinate its entire adult population against the novel coronavirus.

23 Dec 2020


J&K DDC elections: Gupkar Alliance wins big; BJP gains

Although the final results of the District Development Council (DDC) elections in Jammu and Kashmir have not been declared yet, the People's Alliance for Gupkar Declaration (PAGD) has won big.

22 Jul 2020

Jammu And Kashmir

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.

09 Jul 2020

Narendra Modi

Kashmir: BJP leader, his brother, and father killed by terrorists

A leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), his brother, and father were shot dead by terrorists in Bandipora, North Kashmir, late on Wednesday evening.

01 May 2020


List of districts designated as red zones after May 3

The Union Health Ministry has decided to segregate the 733 districts in India into three categories of red, orange, and green zones as the "lockdown 2.0" nears its scheduled end.

01 Apr 2020


Coronavirus hotspot: 2,361 evacuated from Nizamuddin Markaz, contact tracing on

2,361 people, who had been living in Nizamuddin Markaz, the place that has become the hotspot of deadly COVID-19 in India, have been evacuated, reports said on Wednesday.

19 Jan 2020

Jammu And Kashmir

Internet used for watching dirty films in J&K: VK Saraswat

NITI Aayog member VK Saraswat justified the suspension of internet services in Jammu and Kashmir by saying that it was only used for "watching dirty films."

SMS, voice calls on prepaid mobile connections back in J&K

Five months after the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir was put under an unprecedented communication blackout, the administration announced on Saturday that SMS and voice calls will be restored for all prepaid mobile users.

Broadband internet returns to J&K, but with riders

In August 2019, Jammu and Kashmir was put under a heavy security blanket to prepare the erstwhile state for the abrogation of Article 370. Internet services were also suspended increasing woes of locals.

15 May 2019


Yet another minor raped in J&K days after horrific #BandiporaRape

In yet another case of rape of a minor in Jammu & Kashmir, a teenage girl was sexually assaulted by a 20-year-old man in Ganderbal district.

13 May 2019

Mehbooba Mufti

Kashmir: Local rapes three-year-old during iftar, people protest on streets

Once again, humanity has hit a new low. This time, in Kashmir.

29 Nov 2018

Jammu And Kashmir

J&K panchayat-polls: Kashmir records 19%, Jammu 61% polling in fifth-phase

Kashmir recorded over 19% polling while Jammu registered over 61% voting till noon in the fifth-phase of the Jammu and Kashmir panchayat elections today.

08 Oct 2018

Jammu And Kashmir

J&K BJP candidate, en route to polling-station, injured in stone-pelting

A BJP candidate, contesting the urban local body polls in Bandipora district of Jammu & Kashmir, was injured today during stone-pelting by miscreants, officials said.

07 Aug 2018

Pakistan News

Kashmir: Army major, three soldiers killed in foiled infiltration bid

An Army major and three soldiers were killed while trying to foil an infiltration bid in Bandipora, North Kashmir, this morning.

03 Apr 2018


J&K: Terrorists kidnap 1 civilian, injure 3 in Bandipora

Terrorists have abducted a civilian and injured three of his relatives after barging into their house in Bandipora's Hajin, 30km from Srinagar.

29 Oct 2017

Jammu And Kashmir

J&K: Two terrorists killed in gun battle with security forces

Two terrorists have been gunned down this morning by the Indian forces in an encounter in the Bandipora district's Hajin area of Jammu and Kashmir.

05 Jun 2017

Jammu And Kashmir

CRPF foil attack on base, kill 4 terrorists in J&K

Security forces have killed four terrorists in retaliatory fire in Bandipora, Jammu and Kashmir (J&K).

01 Dec 2016

Chennaiyin FC

Kashmiri boy wins Asian Karate Championship

Hashim Mansoor from Bandipora district of Kashmir won the gold medal at the Asian Youth Karate Champions in Delhi.