21 Sep 2019
J&K: What is the ground situation, now?
In the first week of August, the Narendra Modi-led Centre fulfilled one of the core ideologies of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) by abrogating Article 370 and withdrawing the special status of Jammu and Kashmir.
16 Sep 2019
Ensure normalcy is restored in J&K: SC directs Centre
Jammu and Kashmir, which has been under an unprecedented security cover since August 5, might soon get a sigh of relief, thanks to an order of the Supreme Court.
14 Aug 2019
Restrictions will continue in Kashmir, lifted in Jammu: Police
In a major relief for residents of Jammu, the restrictions which government imposed days ago have been completely lifted, a top police official said on Wednesday.
08 May 2019
Democracy's festival? Less than 1% voters got inked in Pulwama
While 51 constituencies cast their votes on Monday, during the fifth phase of polls, fear of terrorists ensured voters didn't turn up at polling booths in Pulwama, Jammu and Kashmir.
03 May 2019
Terrorist Burhan Wani's last aide, seen in viral picture, killed
The last terrorist seen in Hizbul Mujahideen ex-chief Burhan Wani's photo, which went viral four years ago, was killed in an encounter in Shopian, Jammu and Kashmir, on Friday, said reports.
05 Mar 2019
Security forces have always motivated me, says Afzal Guru's son
At a time when radicalization of Kashmiri youth poses a huge problem for India, Afzal Guru's son serves as an inspiration.
22 Dec 2018
Kashmir: Close aide of Zakir Musa among six terrorists killed
On Saturday, six terrorists, including a close aide of Zakir Musa, Jammu and Kashmir's most-wanted terrorist, were killed in an encounter with Indian security forces.
10 Dec 2018
SAARC meet: PoK minister present, Indian diplomat walks out
An official of the Indian High Commission in Pakistan staged a walkout of a SAARC meeting over the presence of a minister from Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) at the event.
06 Dec 2018
Wanted terrorist could be hiding in Punjab, high alert sounded
A high alert has been sounded in Bathinda and Ferozepur districts of Punjab after intelligence reports claimed wanted terrorist Zakir Musa could be hiding in the area.
11 Nov 2018
Pakistan must do soul-searching on India's legitimate concerns: Omar Abdullah
Prime Minister Imran Khan-led Pakistani Government must to do some soul searching on India's legitimate concerns to make way for a process of engagement on Kashmir, National Conference leader Omar Abdullah has said.
05 Oct 2018
Pakistan cancels Indian envoy Ajay Bisaria's lecture in Lahore
Amidst the chill in bilateral ties, Pakistan canceled at the last minute Indian envoy Ajay Bisaria's scheduled lecture at a training institute in Lahore for not taking prior permission from the Foreign Office, according to sources.
28 Sep 2018
Sushma Swaraj leaves SAARC foreign ministers' session midway
In a huge snub to Pakistan, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj left a meeting of the SAARC foreign ministers early. It was also attended by her Pakistani counterpart Shah Mehmood Qureshi.
25 Sep 2018
Pakistan won't abandon peace efforts despite India's reluctance, says Qureshi
India's reluctance to hold talks with Pakistan doesn't mean Islamabad will close doors on its efforts to promote peace in the region, Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said, days after Delhi canceled the Foreign Minister-level meeting in New York.
24 Sep 2018
Pakistan's opposition holds Khan-government responsible for 'diplomatic debacle' with India
Pakistan's two major opposition parties have questioned the "haste" shown by PM Imran Khan in making efforts to mend ties with India and held him responsible for "diplomatic debacle", saying he should have done his "homework" before approaching for the meeting.
23 Sep 2018
Sushma Swaraj reaches New York to attend 73rd UNGA session
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has reached New York to represent India at the 73rd session of the UN General Assembly.
22 Sep 2018
After talks called off, Imran Khan slams "arrogant" India
After India called off bilateral talks between external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj and her Pakistani counterpart, Pakistan PM Imran Khan, on Saturday, hit out at India's "arrogant and negative response".
21 Sep 2018
India calls off Sushma-Qureshi meeting over policemen's killing in J&K
India today called off the meeting between External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and her Pakistani counterpart Shah Mehmood Qureshi in New York, citing the "brutal" killing of three policemen in Jammu and Kashmir as well as the release of postal stamps glorifying Kashmiri militant Burhan Wani.
01 Sep 2018
Who is Riyaz Naikoo, Kashmir's most wanted and dreaded terrorist
After the abduction and release of kin of policemen in Kashmir, Riyaz Ahmed Naikoo, largely known as a 'moderate' terrorist, has taken the centerstage.
26 Aug 2018
Local youths joining militant groups in Kashmir highest since 2010
Dangerous trends have started surfacing on the militancy front in J&K with nearly 130 youths joining various terror outfits this year, the highest since 2010, and a majority of them affiliating themselves with groups ideologically aligned with the al-Qaeda.
06 Aug 2018
Article 35A: SC defers hearing as Kashmir goes into shutdown
The SC has adjourned its scheduled hearing on Article 35A to the last week of August as protests continued to rock Kashmir.
05 Aug 2018
Article 35A: Amarnath Yatra suspended amid protests before SC hearing
The Amarnath Yatra has been suspended for two days as separatists called for a two-day shutdown in Kashmir over the upcoming SC hearing on Article 35A.
16 Jul 2018
Two months after 'Burhan Boys' killed, terrorists release another group-photo
Two months after security forces eliminated all 11 men seen in the 'Burhan's Boys' photo, terrorists have released another, this time with 14 men posing with guns.
09 Jul 2018
IPS officer's brother among new recruits to join Hizbul Mujahideen
In what is bound to give sleepless nights to security forces, the terrorist outfit Hizbul Mujahideen released photographs of its new recruits on the death anniversary of its poster boy Burhan Wani.
08 Jul 2018
Amarnath Yatra suspended for a day on Wani's death anniversary
On the occasion of Burhan Wani's death anniversary, authorities have suspended the Amarnath Yatra today.
26 Jun 2018
Sena slams BJP-PDP breakup; says BJP starting 'election politics' again
The Shiv Sena today slammed the BJP over the BJP-PDP break-up in Jammu and Kashmir and accused the BJP of again starting "election politics" in J&K.
22 Jun 2018
Congress leader says Kashmiris would prefer independence, sparks row
Congress leader Saifuddin Soz's book has sparked a controversy of sorts in which he backed former Pakistani dictator Pervez Musharraf's views that Kashmiris would prefer independence, if given a chance.
10 May 2018
'Azadi' isn't possible, you can't fight army: Rawat to Kashmiris
Army Chief General Bipin Rawat has urged Kashmiri youths to understand "azadi" isn't possible and that it's a futile fight. "You can't fight the army," he said.
08 May 2018
Why are terrorists heroes for liberal media?
Two days back, Indian Army eliminated a certain terrorist called Mohammed Rafi Bhat. Forces brought along his family to convince him to surrender, but he didn't yield. In my humble view, he died the death he deserved.
07 May 2018
All 10 terrorists who posed with Burhan Wani killed
Two years ago, Burhan Wani's killing triggered a wave of violence in restive Kashmir, which eventually led to the deaths of more than 100 civilians and security personnel.
26 Apr 2018
CRPF to use chilli bombs, tear gas instead of pellet-guns
After pellet guns grevously injured several Kashmiris in 2016 post Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani's encounter death, Indian paramilitary forces are considering to employ non-dangerous ways to manage crowds in the Valley.
01 Apr 2018
Authorities miss deadline for digitization of land-records in Jammu, Srinagar
Authorities in Jammu and Srinagar have failed to meet the deadline set to complete the first phase of a project to digitize the land records in the two districts, and they now aim to complete the project by March next year.
27 Dec 2017
Heightened India-Pakistan tension over Jadhav, soldiers' killing
Last year, India-Pakistan relations were tense. Friction had risen after the January'16 Pathankot attack, which was followed by the Burhan Wani fallout, Uri attack, "surgical strikes", increased ceasefire violations and terror activities.
29 Nov 2017
Provide evidence against Saeed, his son-in-law tells India
Khalid Waleed, the son-in-law of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) founder and Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed has told India to provide evidence against Saeed rather than crying on America's shoulders.
21 Nov 2017
J&K Stone Pelting: Centre may withdraw cases against first-time offenders
The Centre is expected to announce an amnesty scheme under which cases would be withdrawn against first-time offenders engaging in stone pelting in the Kashmir Valley.
13 Nov 2017
90% dip in stone-pelting incidents 'thanks to the Kashmiri people'
2017 seems to have brought a new lease of life to Kashmir. Stone-pelting incidents have come down by as much as 90%, says J&K DGP SP Vaid.
30 Oct 2017
431 Pakistani Hindus get long-term visas in India
As many as 431 Pakistani nationals, mostly Hindus, have been granted long-term visas by the Indian government, thus making them eligible for Aadhaar cards, PAN cards, and buying property.
23 Oct 2017
Rajnath: Former IB chief Dineshwar Sharma to be J&K interlocutor
To address strife-torn J&K's problems, Union HM Rajnath Singh announced that former Intelligence Bureau (IB) director Dineshwar Sharma will initiate dialogue in the insurgency-hit state.
27 Sep 2017
Kashmir is 'The Warmest Place On Earth', says new ad
What is most remarkable about Jammu and Kashmir? Violence? Its paradisiacal beauty? No. According to the state government, it is the hospitality of its locals.
24 Sep 2017
Zakir Musa: Won't rest till India is "liberated"
The Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind, a Kashmir-based al Qaeda affiliate led by former Hizbul Mujahideen leader Zakir Musa, has issued a statement that they will not rest until "occupied Hindustan" is "liberated."
01 Sep 2017
Kashmiri terrorist Zakir Musa will "liberate" India from "cow-worshipping" Modi
One day before Bakra Eid, al-Qaeda's Kashmir head Zakir Musa has released a 20-minute audio message on YouTube channel Ansar Ghazwa.