Jammu: News

21 Jun 2024


Showers in Delhi-NCR bring down temperature, bring respite from heatwave

Delhi and its neighboring regions experienced light rainfall on Friday, offering a break from the intense heatwave that had been affecting the national capital region for over a month.

Kathua attack: 1 CRPF jawan killed, 2 terrorists gunned down

A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawan was killed and two terrorists neutralized in an encounter in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir that broke out on Tuesday evening.

12 Jun 2024

Jammu And Kashmir

Another terror attack: Encounter underway, 6 Jammu security personnel injured

An encounter is currently underway between terrorists and security forces in Doda, Jammu and Kashmir—following an attack on an army base late last night, according to police reports.

30 May 2024

Droupadi Murmu

Jammu: 21 dead, 69 injured after bus falls into gorge 

At least 21 people were killed and 69 injured after a bus carrying pilgrims fell into a deep gorge in Jammu district on Thursday.

20 Mar 2024

Indian Government

Why climate activist Sonam Wangchuk is on 'fast unto death'

Climate activist Sonam Wangchuk is on a fast unto death in freezing temperatures in Leh, Ladakh.

25 Feb 2024

Indian Railways

Goods train runs driverless for 80km from Jammu to Punjab

A goods train reportedly traveled nearly 80 kilometers without a driver, reaching speeds of up to 100 kilometers per hour before being stopped near Unchi Bassi in Punjab's Dasuya on Sunday.

20 Feb 2024

Jammu And Kashmir

PM launches development projects in Jammu; lauds Article 370 abrogation

In a mega-development push ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday laid the groundwork for projects worth Rs. 32,000 crore in Jammu and Kashmir (J&K).

27 Dec 2023

Rajnath Singh

Rajnath Singh addresses Army amid J&K civilian death row

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh visited the Rajouri district in Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday.

IMD forecasts rainfall in Mumbai; Yellow alert in Gujarat, TN

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted rainfall in Mumbai and other coastal areas of Maharashtra from Saturday.

14 Oct 2023

Indian Army

Indian Army closely studying Israel-Hamas war to improve strategy: Report

The Indian Army is closely studying the recent multi-pronged attacks on Israel by the Hamas group, aiming to learn valuable lessons and improve India's defense strategies, The Hindu reported.

05 Aug 2023

Jammu And Kashmir

J&K: 3 soldiers dead in encounter with terrorists in Kulgam

At least three army personnel reportedly lost their lives in an encounter with terrorists in the Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K).

02 Jul 2023

Jammu And Kashmir

Pakistan using 'guerilla attacks' on security forces in J&K: Report

Pakistan is changing its tactics to create trouble in Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) by sending well-equipped and trained terrorists for "guerilla attacks" on security convoys, camps, and patrols, said a recent Hindustan Times report citing sources in the know.

27 Jun 2023

Jammu And Kashmir

'Through the Ages': ICHR to hold exhibition on J&K, Ladakh 

The Indian Council of Historical Research (ICHR) is planning an exhibition showcasing the history of Jammu and Kashmir and its links to ancient India, the Hindustan Times reported.

30 May 2023

Vaishno Devi

Vaishno Devi: 10 pilgrims dead as bus falls into gorge

Ten people were killed and 57 others were injured on Tuesday morning when a bus carrying pilgrims to the shrine of Vaishno Devi in Jammu and Kashmir's Katra from Amritsar fell into a gorge.

20 Apr 2023

Narendra Modi

J&K school gets facelift after girl's viral appeal to Modi

The administration of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) has sprung into action to improve a school's facilities after one of its students urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to provide basic infrastructure, reported the news agency PTI.

20 Feb 2023

Jammu And Kashmir

Jammu and Kashmir: Ramban landslide damages 13 houses; geologists called 

Authorities have sought help from the Geological Survey of India to study the massive landslide in Jammu and Kashmir's Ramban on Monday that left as many as 13 families homeless.

02 Feb 2023

Jammu And Kashmir

Jammu: LeT terrorist held, police recovers 'perfume IED'

Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) Police Director General Dilbag Singh on Thursday confirmed that a school teacher-turned Lashkar-e-Taiba-terrorist was arrested for reportedly carrying out multiple blasts, including one on a bus carrying Vaishno Devi pilgrims.

21 Jan 2023

Jammu And Kashmir

Twin blasts rock J&K's Narwal, leave at least 7 injured

At least seven individuals were injured in two separate explosions incidents on Saturday in the Narwal area of Jammu and Kashmir.

02 Jan 2023

Jammu And Kashmir

Jammu & Kashmir: 4 persons killed in Rajouri terror attack

Four persons were killed and nine others injured after suspected terrorists stormed into their houses and opened fire in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district.

28 Dec 2022

Jammu And Kashmir

J&K: 4 terrorists killed in encounter in Jammu's Sidhra region

At least four terrorists were killed in an encounter with security personnel in the Sidhra area of Jammu and Kashmir's Jammu district on Wednesday morning.

15 Dec 2022

Kashmiri Pandit

These settlements are your graveyards: Terror group threatens Kashmiri Pandits

Targeted violence against Kashmiri Pandits has been a long-standing issue in Kashmir.

30 Oct 2022

Jammu And Kashmir

J&K: 4 dead, 6 injured in landslide at power plant

Four people lost their lives and at least six others were injured in back-to-back landslides near an under-construction hydropower plant in Jammu and Kashmir's (J&K) Kishtwar district on Saturday.

13 Oct 2022

Jammu And Kashmir

Jammu: Controversial order allowing voters' registration for 'non-locals' withdrawn

The Jammu administration on Wednesday rescinded an order that empowered revenue officials to give certificates of residence to persons who had been living in the district for more than a year in order to register them as voters.

04 Oct 2022

Amit Shah

Amit Shah J&K visit: Mobile internet snapped in Jammu, Rajouri

Union Home Minister Amit Shah began his three-day Jammu and Kashmir visit on Monday evening.

16 Aug 2022

Jammu And Kashmir

J&K: Terrorists shoot 2 Kashmiri Pandit brothers in orchard; 1 dead

A Kashmiri Pandit was shot dead on Tuesday by terrorists at an apple orchard in Kashmir's Shopian district. His brother was also injured in the shooting.

12 Jul 2022

Jammu And Kashmir

Amarnath Yatra resumes from Jammu, 3 days after cloudburst

The Amarnath Yatra resumed on Monday from Jammu's Bhagwati Nagar Yatri Niwas base camp after a three-day gap following flash floods allegedly caused by a cloudburst at the cave shrine.

31 May 2022

Jammu And Kashmir

J&K: School teacher shot dead by terrorists in Kulgam

In yet another targeted attack in the Kashmir Valley, a school teacher who was shot at by terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam died of gunshot wounds on Tuesday.

29 May 2022

Jammu And Kashmir

J&K Police shoots down Pakistani drone carrying explosives in Kathua

According to Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) police, a drone carrying explosives from Pakistan was shot down in the early hours of Sunday in Kathua district's Hariya Chak village, which is part of the Hiranagar sector.

20 May 2022

Jammu And Kashmir

J&K: 13 trapped as part of under-construction tunnel collapses

At least 13 workers were trapped after a part of an under-construction tunnel collapsed on the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway in Jammu and Kashmir's Ramban district late on Thursday night.

16 May 2022

Jammu And Kashmir

'Leave or face death': Terrorists threaten Kashmiri Pandits in Pulwama

Terrorist organization Lashkar-e-Islam has issued a threat letter to Kashmiri Pandits living in the Hawal Transit Accommodation in Jammu & Kashmir's Pulwama district.

Jammu and Kashmir delimitation: SC seeks Centre's reply on plea

The Supreme Court on Friday sought the Centre, Jammu and Kashmir administration, and the Election Commission of India's responses within six weeks on a plea challenging the delimitation exercise in the union territory to increase the number of Assembly seats in Jammu and Kashmir from 83 to 90.

24 Apr 2022

Narendra Modi

'Democracy has penetrated the grassroots in J&K,' says PM Modi

Democracy has reached the grassroots level in Jammu & Kashmir, Prime Minister Narendra Modi stated on Sunday while marking the National Panchayati Raj Day in Jammu's Palli.

24 Apr 2022

Narendra Modi

J&K: Modi's first formal visit today after scrapping Article 370

PM Narendra Modi will visit Jammu & Kashmir on Sunday for the first time since Article 370 was repealed in 2019.

11 Sep 2021

Jammu And Kashmir

National Conference leader TS Wazir cremated in Jammu

Thousands of people including former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah on Saturday attended the last rites of prominent National Conference leader TS Wazir in Jammu as various organizations demanded a CBI probe into his murder in Delhi.

07 Aug 2021

Jammu And Kashmir

After new policy, J&K finalizes investments worth Rs. 23,000 crore

Jammu and Kashmir has finalized investment projects worth Rs. 23,000 crore, four months after a new industrial policy was notified, and more investments are on the way.

04 Aug 2021


Padma Shri awardee Dogri writer Padma Sachdev passes away

Noted author and Padma Shri awardee Padma Sachdev, the first modern woman poet of Dogri language, passed away at a Mumbai hospital on Wednesday, an official of the Jammu and Kashmir Academy of Art, Culture and Languages said.

23 Jul 2021

Jammu And Kashmir

J&K Police shoots down drone in Akhnoor, 5kg IED found

The Jammu and Kashmir Police today shot down a hexacopter drone in the Akhnoor sector of Jammu district.

14 Jul 2021


BSF personnel fire at drone near international border in Jammu

On Tuesday night, Border Security Force (BSF) personnel fired at a drone spotted in the Arnia sector along the international border in Jammu.

29 Jun 2021


Another drone seen near Sunjuwan military station in Jammu

A drone was spotted by the Indian Army at three locations in Jammu, including the Sunjuwan military station, in the early hours of Tuesday - marking the third day in a row that such an incident took place.

28 Jun 2021

Indian Army

Alert soldiers thwart possible drone attack on a military station

A fresh attempt to attack a military installation with the help of drones was foiled by alert Army sentries at the Ratnuchak-Kaluchak station who fired at the aerial vehicles that flew away.

27 Jun 2021

Indian Air Force

Possible drone attack at Jammu airport; 2 IAF personnel injured

Two low-intensity explosions were reported in the technical area of the Jammu Air Force Station, the Indian Air Force (IAF) said in a statement on Sunday.

17 Apr 2021


I didn't lose hope, says CRPF commando abducted by Naxals

For CRPF commando Rakeshwar Manhas, patience was the key to his survival as he spent five days in a Chhattisgarh jungle after being taken captive by Naxals following an ambush that killed 22 members of his team.

14 Apr 2021

Crime Against Women

Rape accused on the run for nine years arrested

A man on the run for the last nine years after registration of a rape-cum-abduction case against him in Jammu and Kashmir's Reasi district was arrested on Tuesday.

06 Apr 2021


Leopard strays into posh Jammu locality, injures three

An adult leopard on Tuesday strayed into a posh locality of Jammu and attacked and injured three persons including two Wildlife Department officials before being captured in a rescue operation lasting over two hours.

Soldier eyes Guinness record, begins 4,300-km run under 50 days

Indian soldier Naik Velu is all set to make his 30th birthday memorable as he left for a mission to enter his name in the Guinness Book of World Records by running from Kashmir to Kanyakumari, a distance of about 4,300 km, under 50 days.

06 Mar 2021

Jammu And Kashmir

Jammu: Three booked for duping man of Rs. 1.92 crore

Three persons, including a woman, were booked on Saturday by the Crime Branch of the Jammu and Kashmir Police for allegedly duping a man of Rs. 1.92 crore on the pretext of selling him a house in a posh area in Jammu, officials said.

28 Dec 2020

Madhya Pradesh

IMD forecasts cold wave across North India later this week

Several places in Uttar Pradesh and Punjab, recorded their minimum temperature below the five-degree Celsius mark on Sunday, with the India Meteorological Department forecasting severe cold wave in parts of the region later this week and warning of dense fog.

23 Dec 2020


Dry weather to continue till Christmas in Kashmir: Weather Department

Cold waves intensified in Kashmir with a drop in minimum temperatures in most parts of the Valley, while the weather department predicted the cold and dry weather to continue till Christmas Day.

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.

19 Nov 2020

Indian Air Force

J&K: Four suspected Jaish terrorists eliminated, had "big plan"

In what qualifies as a massive win for security forces, four suspected terrorists of Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed were neutralized this morning in a gun battle on the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway near Nagrota.

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.

11 Jun 2020

Hizbul Mujahideen

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.

'Hollow, unacceptable,' J&K politicians slam new domicile rule

The Centre has redefined the domicile laws in Jammu and Kashmir. Under the new regulations, a person who has resided in the Union Territory for over 15 years can be a domicile.

27 Dec 2019

Jammu And Kashmir

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.

14 Dec 2019

Jammu And Kashmir

Farooq Abdullah's detention in J&K extended by 3 months

National Conference Chairperson Farooq Abdullah's detention under the Public Safety Act (PSA) has been extended by three months.

31 Oct 2019

Jammu And Kashmir

Meet GC Murmu, the first L-G of Jammu and Kashmir

Nearly three months after the special status was withdrawn from Jammu and Kashmir, the newly-formed Union Territory got its new chief on Thursday.

31 Oct 2019

Jammu And Kashmir

India's map has changed, J&K officially split into two UTs

From midnight today, the state of Jammu and Kashmir ceased to exist and was officially split into two Union Territories, namely Jammu and Kashmir, and Ladakh.

21 Oct 2019

Indian Army

Someone is trying to disrupt peace in J&K: Army Chief

The condition in Jammu and Kashmir has been headlining news for quite some time now. Though the government claims there's no clampdown in the border state, things are far from normal.

10 Oct 2019

Jammu And Kashmir

Why sign bond, Mufti's daughter questions manner of releasing politicians

Iltija Mufti, the daughter of former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, on Thursday slammed the Centre, once again, for imposing conditions before releasing the politicians of Kashmir.

08 Oct 2019


Tourists can visit J&K from Thursday as administration lifts curbs

Two months after tourists of Jammu and Kashmir were asked to leave, the border state is opening its arms for them again.

06 Oct 2019

Jammu And Kashmir

J&K authorities allow PDP delegation to meet Mehbooba Mufti

Jammu and Kashmir administration on Sunday allowed a 10-member delegation of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) to meet party chief and former Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, who has been under detention for the past two months.

06 Oct 2019

Farooq Abdullah

Charged with PSA, Farooq Abdullah meets National Conference delegation

National Conference patriarch Farooq Abdullah and his son Omar today met a 15-member delegation of their party, led by leader Devender Singh Rana.

06 Oct 2019

Jammu And Kashmir

Two months later, National Conference leaders allowed to meet Abdullahs

A delegation of the National Conference (NC) will meet the senior-most leaders of the party, Farooq and Omar Abdullah, on Sunday.

No time due to Ayodhya dispute: SC defers J&K cases

The Supreme Court on Monday pushed all cases related to Jammu and Kashmir to Tuesday, saying it doesn't have time, courtesy the Ayodhya dispute.

28 Sep 2019


J&K: 3 terrorists killed, civilian hostage rescued in encounter

In an encounter that lasted nearly five hours, three out of five terrorists were killed by the Indian Army and a hostage was rescued in Jammu and Kashmir's Ramban region. However, two terrorists are still at large.

After 'house arrest', Farooq Abdullah detained under Public Safety Act

In an unprecedented development, Farooq Abdullah, the President of National Conference (NC) and a three-time former Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir has been detained under the draconian Public Safety Act (PSA), reports said on Monday.

Ghulam Nabi Azad can visit J&K, but with conditions: SC

On Monday, the Supreme Court allowed senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad to visit some districts of Jammu and Kashmir, but added that he will not make any speeches or hold a public rally, as per his "own submissions".

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.

06 Sep 2019

Narendra Modi

This Delhi restaurant now offers a Kashmir-themed 'Article 370 Thali'

After the repeal of Jammu and Kashmir's special status last month, a restaurant in Delhi is offering a Article 370-themed discount.