Jammu And Kashmir: News

Located majorly in the Himalayan Range, Jammu and Kashmir is the northernmost state of India. The region has been the centre of territorial conflict among India, Pakistan and China and has been given special autonomous status by the Constitution of India under Article 370. Jammu is the winter capital of the region with Srinagar being the summer capital.

24 May 2024

Ajay Devgn

'Singham Again' Kashmir schedule wraps up; Ajay Devgn's look revealed

Rohit Shetty, the director of the much-awaited film Singham Again, recently announced the completion of the movie's shooting schedule in Kashmir.

19 May 2024

Ganga river

2 farmers missing after boat capsizes in Ganga River

Two farmers are currently missing after a boat capsized in the Ganga River near Mahavir Tola ghat at Maner, Patna district, on Sunday morning.

07 May 2024

Narendra Modi

Modi casts his vote in Ahmedabad, urges record voter turnout

Prime Minister Narendra Modi cast his vote in the third phase of Lok Sabha elections early on Tuesday in Ahmedabad.

06 May 2024

Indian Air Force

₹20 lakh reward announced for information on Poonch terrorists

The security forces in Jammu and Kashmir have released sketches of two Pakistani terrorists who carried out the attack on the Indian Air Force's vehicle in Poonch last week, reports said on Monday.

04 May 2024

Indian Air Force

5 IAF personnel injured in militant attack in J&K's Poonch

Five soldiers of the Indian Air Force (AIF) were injured after militants opened fire on an IAF vehicle convoy in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch area on Saturday evening.

02 May 2024

Narendra Modi

Why BJP expelled Poonch leader over 'hate speech' in J&K 

Ravinder Raina, the head of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Jammu and Kashmir, has expelled senior member Satish Bhargav from the party's "primary membership for a period of six years."

26 Apr 2024

India

J&K: 2 terrorists neutralized in Sopore encounter

Two terrorists have been neutralized in an ongoing operation in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district, according to official reports.

24 Apr 2024

Bandipora

J&K: Army personnel injured in clash with terrorists in Bandipora

Two Indian Army personnel were wounded during a clash with terrorists in Bandipora, a district in Jammu and Kashmir, on Wednesday.

11 Apr 2024

Baramulla

Jammu and Kashmir: Security forces neutralize terrorist in Pulwama

A terrorist has been killed in an encounter with security personnel in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama area, according to authorities.

07 Apr 2024

Jama Masjid

Srinagar's Grand Mosque locked again; Mehbooba Mufti slams J&K administration  

The Grand Mosque in Srinagar was closed to the public by the Jammu and Kashmir administration on the occasion of Shab-e-Qadr, one of the most auspicious nights of the Islamic calendar.

05 Apr 2024

Mehbooba Mufti

J&K turned into 'open jail' after 2019: Mehbooba Mufti

Mehbooba Mufti, the president of the People's Democratic Party (PDP), expressed her concerns about the state of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday.

03 Apr 2024

Mehbooba Mufti

No INDIA alliance in J&K? Mufti's PDP to contest alone

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) President Mehbooba Mufti has announced that the party will independently contest the three Lok Sabha seats in Kashmir.

03 Apr 2024

India

Police officer dies in shootout at J&K hospital

A police officer, who was injured in a gunfight between gangsters and cops in Kathua, Jammu and Kashmir, died of his injuries on Wednesday.

24 Mar 2024

Ladakh

Pakistan 'seriously' looking to restore trade ties with India: Minister

Pakistan's Foreign Minister, Muhammad Ishaq Dar, on Saturday (local time) said the country was "seriously" considering re-establishing trade relations with India, which had been suspended since August 2019, Geo News reported.

J&K government approves 10% quota for Paharis; increases OBC quota

The Jammu and Kashmir government on Friday approved a 10% job quota for newly added scheduled tribe (ST) communities—Paharis, ethnic tribes, Paddaris, Kolis, and Gadda Brahmins.

08 Mar 2024

Narendra Modi

'How did J&K progress under Article 370?': Farooq counters PM

Farooq Abdullah on Thursday dismissed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's claims of dynastic politics in Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) and said that the erstwhile state made progress while Article 370 was in place.

07 Mar 2024

Narendra Modi

Congress was 'misguiding' Kashmir over Article 370: Modi in Srinagar

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday slammed Congress and its allies for "misleading" the people of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) and the entire country in the name of Article 370.

07 Mar 2024

Narendra Modi

Modi in Srinagar today, 1st visit since Article 370's abrogation

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to address a public meeting and launch multiple development projects worth over Rs. 6,400 crore on Thursday in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir (J&K).

04 Mar 2024

Indian Railways

Runaway freight train: Station master, 3 others terminated

Four Indian Railways employees were fired on Monday concerning an incident wherein a 53-wagon freight train traveled unattended for 84 km from Jammu to Punjab on February 25.

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.

22 Feb 2024

Gulmarg

J&K: Russian skier killed in avalanche at Gulmarg 

A Russian skier was killed in an avalanche in Jammu and Kashmir (J&K)'s Gulmarg, a popular ski resort town, on Wednesday.

22 Feb 2024

Satya Pal Malik

Raids at ex-J&K Governor Satyapal Malik's premises in corruption case

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is conducting raids in 30 locations, including three premises of former Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satyapal Malik in Delhi, Gurugram, and Uttar Pradesh's Baghpat.

20 Feb 2024

Jammu

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).

20 Feb 2024

Farmers Protest

'Delhi Chalo' march to resume on Wednesday after talks fail

Farmers participating in the "Delhi Chalo" protest have turned down the Centre's new five-year plan for minimum support prices (MSP).

19 Feb 2024

Farmers

How Purple Revolution is benefiting farmers in India

In recent years, India has witnessed a remarkable transformation in its agricultural sector, largely propelled by technological innovations and shifting paradigms.

19 Feb 2024

Bollywood

'Article 370: The Prologue' gives historical overview of J&K 

Yami Gautam Dhar is gearing up for the release of the upcoming political thriller Article 370.

13 Feb 2024

Srinagar

'Pakistan-backed' terrorist arrested for killing Punjab workers in Srinagar

The Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) Police on Tuesday arrested the terrorist behind the killing of two migrant workers from Punjab in J&K's Srinagar last week.

06 Feb 2024

Nirmala Sitharaman

Interim budget for J&K more than Pakistan's IMF grant

India has announced an interim Budget of Rs. 1.18 lakh crore for fiscal 2024-25 for the union territory of Jammu and Kashmir.

05 Feb 2024

Kashmir Valley

Avalanche warning in J&K; rain likely in Delhi 

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has said that Delhi and its neighboring states and union territories will receive light rainfall on Monday.

31 Jan 2024

Delhi

Delhi: Over 50 flights, 23 trains delayed amid dense fog

Delhi and its neighboring areas woke up to a dense fog on Wednesday — the third day in a row.

16 Jan 2024

Kashmir Valley

Kashmir's snowless winter raises environmental, livelihood concerns

The Kashmir Valley is facing an unusual snowless winter, with little to no snowfall in popular tourist spots like Gulmarg, Sonmarg, and Srinagar.

13 Jan 2024

Pakistan News

Unacceptable: India protests UK high commissioner's visit to PoK

India's Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Saturday expressed its displeasure over the recent visit of the UK High Commissioner to Pakistan, Jane Marriott, to Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) on January 10.

13 Jan 2024

Indian Army

Army convoy attacked in J&K's Poonch, search operation underway

Massive search operations have been launched in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district after terrorists attacked Indian Army vehicles in the area on Friday evening.

11 Jan 2024

Kashmir Valley

Narrow escape for Mehbooba Mufti in car accident

Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti had a narrow escape on Thursday when her vehicle met with an accident in South Kashmir's Anantnag district.

10 Jan 2024

Lok Sabha Elections

No elections in J&K before Lok Sabha polls, says report

Elections in Jammu and Kashmir for panchayats, urban local bodies (ULB), and the legislative assembly are expected to be held after the Lok Sabha elections later this year, The Indian Express reported, citing sources.

07 Jan 2024

Rajasthan

J&K: Government leases out power to Rajasthan, prompting political outrage

The Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) government is facing a serious backlash for leasing electricity from an under-construction power project to Rajasthan.

02 Jan 2024

Delhi

Delhi experiences light haze, 26 trains delayed

Delhi and the National Capital Region(NCR) experienced mild fog on Tuesday, causing delays for trains and flights.

01 Jan 2024

Delhi

Dense fog covers North India, IMD forecasts severe cold wave

Delhi and parts of North India, including Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, and Rajasthan, continued to witness dense fog and chilly weather on Monday, the first day of the year 2024.

31 Dec 2023

Amit Shah

Centre bans Kashmir-based Tehreek-e-Hurriyat—once headed by Syed Ali Shah Geelani

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Sunday declared the Tehreek-e-Hurriyat (TeH)—an outfit of separatists in Jammu and Kashmir—an "unlawful association" under the stringent Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA), 1967.

Dense fog continues in North India, IMD issues red alert

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted that dense fog will continue to affect parts of North India, including the national capital Delhi, Haryana, Punjab, and Uttarakhand, till Thursday.

30 Dec 2023

Delhi

Dense fog continues to disrupt trains, flights in North India

Foggy conditions continued to disrupt train and flight schedules across North India, including the national capital, Delhi, and states like Punjab, Haryana, and Uttar Pradesh on Saturday.

27 Dec 2023

Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi's 'Bharat Nyay Yatra' to launch on January 14

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi is set to launch the second edition of the party's nationwide march on January 14, 2024, on the lines of the previous Bharat Jodo Yatra.

26 Dec 2023

Narendra Modi

India-Pakistan talks 'must' to prevent Gaza-like fate: Farooq Abdullah 

Jammu and Kashmir National Conference supremo and MP Farooq Abdullah on Tuesday criticized the central government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi for not engaging in talks with Pakistan to resolve the Kashmir dispute.

25 Dec 2023

Indian Army

Kashmir: Army chief stresses 'professionalism' amid alleged civilian deaths

Chief of the Army Staff Chief General Manoj Pande visited the Rajouri-Poonch sector in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday, wherein he instructed commanders to conduct operations in the "most professional manner."

24 Dec 2023

Baramulla

J&K: Retired senior cop shot dead inside mosque by terrorists

A retired senior police officer was shot dead by terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district on Sunday morning, the police said.

23 Dec 2023

Indian Army

J&K: Army foils infiltration bid in Akhnoor, 1 terrorist killed

The Indian Army on Saturday revealed it foiled a major infiltration attempt by four heavily armed terrorists near the International Border (IB) in Khour of Jammu and Kashmir's Akhnoor district.

 J&K: CRPF issues advisory for troops after Poonch ambush

The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) has reportedly issued a high alert a day after the death of several Indian Army personnel in a terrorist ambush in the Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K).

21 Dec 2023

Indian Army

Army truck ambushed in J&K's Poonch district; 3 personnel killed

Terrorists opened fire on an Indian Army truck transporting jawans in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch area on Thursday. Three Army personnel were killed while three others were injured.

NIA raids in 4 states to bust jihadi terror group

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) conducted raids at 19 locations across three Indian states and Delhi on Monday to bust a "highly radicalized jihadi terror group."

Heavy rainfall forecast in TN, Kerala; cold wave in north 

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted heavy rainfall in southern India on Sunday and Monday, which will likely affect normal life in Tamil Nadu, Kerala, and Lakshadweep.

13 Dec 2023

India

Ill-informed: India rejects OIC's statement on Article 370 verdict

India on Wednesday dismissed a statement from the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) expressing concern over the Supreme Court's ruling upholding the abrogation of Article 370, which gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir (J&K).

SC judge recommends Truth and Reconciliation Committee for J&K

The Supreme Court on Monday upheld the abrogation of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) by the Centre in 2019.

11 Dec 2023

Narendra Modi

'Beacon of hope': Modi after SC upholds Article 370 abrogation

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday welcomed the Supreme Court (SC) verdict upholding the abrogation of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir (J&K).

SC upholds Article 370 abrogation; J&K elections by September 2024

The Supreme Court on Monday upheld Article 370's abrogation by the Centre in August 2019 as Chief Justice of India (CJI) DY Chandrachud noted it was a temporary provision.

SC to decide fate of J&K's revoked special status today

The Supreme Court on Monday is set to announce its verdict on the validity of Article 370's abrogation ending Jammu and Kashmir (J&K)'s special status.

06 Dec 2023

Amit Shah

Parliament winter session: Amit Shah defends J&K bills

Union Minister of Home Affairs Amit Shah, on Wednesday, defended the Jammu and Kashmir Reservation (Amendment) Bill, 2023 and the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Bill, 2023.

06 Dec 2023

Amit Shah

Parliament: Amit Shah likely to speak on J&K bills today

Home Minister Amit Shah will reportedly respond to the debate on the two key bills on Jammu and Kashmir in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday.

05 Dec 2023

Amit Shah

Amit Shah to move bills amending J&K reservation, reorganization laws

On the second day of the Parliament's Winter Session on Tuesday, Union Home Minister Amit Shah will reportedly move two bills related to Jammu and Kashmir.

29 Nov 2023

Kashmir Valley

Protests erupt in Kashmir colleges over derogatory post on Prophet

Protests erupted at various colleges in Kashmir on Wednesday over an alleged offensive social media post against Prophet Muhammad by a student of National Institute of Technology (NIT) Srinagar.

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.

24 Nov 2023

Congress Party

BJP minister poses with check as Rajouri martyr's mother cries

The Congress has accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of exploiting the grief of a martyred soldier's mother for political gain.

24 Nov 2023

Indian Army

J&K: Why Rajouri, Poonch are becoming hotspots for terrorists

The border districts of Rajouri and Poonch in Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) have turned into hotspots for Pakistan-backed terrorism over the past two years (since October 2021).

23 Nov 2023

Lashkar-e-Taiba

Rajouri encounter: 2 terrorists killed in J&K

Security forces killed two Pakistani terrorists, including a highly ranked Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorist, during an encounter in the Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) on Thursday, according to the Public Relations Office (PRO) Defence.

22 Nov 2023

Indian Army

J&K: 4 Army personnel killed in encounter with terrorists

Four Indian Army personnel, including two officers and two jawans, were killed in an encounter with terrorists in the Rajouri area of Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday.

17 Nov 2023

Hizbul Mujahideen

J&K: 5 LeT terrorists killed in encounter in Kulgam

At least five Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorists were reportedly killed in an encounter with security forces in the Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir.

15 Nov 2023

Bus accident

J&K: 36 dead, many injured as bus plunges into gorge

At least 36 passengers reportedly died after the bus they were traveling in veered off the road and fell into a deep slope in Jammu and Kashmir's Doda district on Wednesday.

11 Nov 2023

Pulwama

J&K: Encounter breaks out in Pulwama, no casualties so far

An encounter reportedly broke out between security forces and terrorists in the Parigam village of Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district on Saturday.

11 Nov 2023

Srinagar

J&K: Massive fire at Dal Lake; 3 tourists killed

A major fire erupted at the iconic Dal Lake in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, on Saturday morning, killing three Bangladeshi tourists.

09 Nov 2023

Terror Attack

J&K: Terrorist killed in Shopian, Pakistani firing kills BSF personnel

A terrorist of the proscribed outfit, the Resistance Front (TRF), was eliminated during a clash with security forces in the Kantohalan area of Shopian district in Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) in the early hours of Thursday.

NIA conducts raids in human trafficking case, Rohingya refugee arrested

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Wednesday carried out raids across 10 states in connection with human trafficking cases.

30 Oct 2023

Pulwama

J&K: Migrant laborer shot dead by terrorists in Pulwama

A migrant worker from Uttar Pradesh was shot dead on Monday by terrorists in the Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K).

27 Oct 2023

Paralympics

Asian Para Games, Sheetal Devi scripts history: Decoding her achievements

Teenage armless archer Sheetal Devi scripted history on Friday at the Asian Para Games in Hangzhou, China.

26 Oct 2023

Mehbooba Mufti

Mehbooba Mufti unanimously re-elected as PDP chief for 3 years

Former Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti was unanimously re-elected as the president of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) for a three-year term on Thursday, ANI reported.

26 Oct 2023

Kupwara

5 terrorists killed during encounter in J&K's Kupwara district

Five terrorists were killed in an encounter with security personnel on Thursday in the Kupwara district's Machhal sector of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K).

22 Oct 2023

China

China continues to develop military infrastructure along LAC: Pentagon

China continues to maintain a considerable military presence along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) with India, The Times of India reported, citing the Pentagon's yearly assessment of Chinese military capability.

17 Oct 2023

Shopping

Shop these GI-tagged products from Jammu and Kashmir

Jammu and Kashmir, often referred to as the "Paradise on Earth," is renowned for its breathtaking natural beauty as well as for its rich cultural heritage and craftsmanship.

CBI files FCRA violation case against NewsClick, launches fresh raids

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday filed a case against online news portal NewsClick over alleged violations of the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA), the Hindustan Times reported.

'Right time': ECI dodges question on J&K election dates

The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Monday said that elections in Jammu and Kashmir would be held at the "right time," keeping in mind the region's security situation.