Articles about Jammu
11 Sep 2021
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
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
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
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
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
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.
03 Apr 2021
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: 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
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.
21 Dec 2020
'Chillai-Kalan' begins on dry note in Kashmir
Chillai-Kalan, the 40-day harshest winter period, began in Kashmir on Monday on a dry note even as there was an improvement in the minimum temperature across the Valley, India Meteorological Department officials said.
19 Nov 2020
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
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
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.
14 May 2020
Coronavirus: India's death toll reaches 2,542; Maharashtra tally crosses 25,000
India on Wednesday reported 3,700 new cases of COVID-19, taking its total tally past 78,000. The nationwide death toll also stood at 2,542 on Wednesday.
28 Apr 2020
Coronavirus: 937 dead in India; Delhi cases cross 3,000-mark
On Monday, the total number of coronavirus infections in India crossed 29,000 while the death toll rose to 937.
01 Apr 2020
'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.
30 Dec 2019
Internet shutdowns and the broken dream of Digital India
In the wake of protests against Citizenship Amendment Act, the government has become more aggressive with internet shutdowns.
30 Dec 2019
#ThatWas2019: Here's a review of 2019's landmark Supreme Court judgments
2019 has been quite the year: Narendra Modi returned to power, Jammu and Kashmir had its special status stripped, and the students of Delhi's Jamia Millia Islamia triggered a nationwide movement like the Opposition never could.
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.
14 Dec 2019
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.
04 Dec 2019
Cleared by Cabinet, Citizenship Bill exempts Arunachal, Nagaland, Mizoram
On Wednesday morning, the Union Cabinet cleared the contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Bill. Defense Minister Rajnath Singh had earlier said the Bill is a top priority for the government, deeming it as significant as revoking Jammu and Kashmir's special status.
31 Oct 2019
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
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.
30 Oct 2019
After Kashmir trip, EU delegation says we support India
23 members of the European Union (EU) were among the "lucky ones" who were allowed to visit Kashmir, the region which has been on edge since August 5 after Article 370 was negated.
29 Oct 2019
EU delegation leaves for Kashmir to assess situation, opposition unhappy
A European Union delegation, consisting of 27 MPs, left for Jammu and Kashmir from Delhi earlier today to assess the situation in the border state, that has been under lockdown since August.
23 Oct 2019
Pakistani singer Rabi Pirzada dons explosive vest; threatens Modi again
Pakistani singer Rabi Pirzada on Tuesday launched another threat against Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a social media post where she is seen wearing an explosive vest.
21 Oct 2019
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.
15 Oct 2019
Shah says Omar and Mehbooba have been detained under PSA
The continued detention of politicians of Jammu and Kashmir, more than two months after Article 370 was rescinded, has raised concerns.
11 Oct 2019
Xi Jinping, Modi to discuss terror, border at informal summit
Chinese President Xi Jinping will arrive in India on Friday for the second informal summit with Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Their last informal summit took place in China's Wuhan last year, where PM Modi extended an invitation to Xi.
10 Oct 2019
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.
10 Oct 2019
J&K reopens for tourists, government assures all the help
For the last two months, Jammu and Kashmir has been under a never-seen-before security blanket. Thousands of Army personnel were sent to the northernmost state, shops were shut, and communication modes snapped to deal with any violent backlash of the Article 370 decision.
09 Oct 2019
Shehla Rashid quits electoral politics, cites Kashmiris' suppression as reason
The lockdown in Kashmir is unfortunate and the announcement of Block Development Council elections a sham, feels activist-turned-politician Shehla Rashid.
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.