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.

03 Feb 2023


Joshimath-like crisis hits J&K's Doda as several houses develop cracks

A total of 20 families were moved to safety after the Nayi Basti area in Jammu and Kashmir's Doda district started sinking, resulting in dozens of houses developing cracks and turning unsafe.

02 Feb 2023


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.

30 Jan 2023

Congress Party

Congress's Bharat Jodo Yatra concludes today, other parties to join

The Congress's pan-India march Bharat Jodo Yatra culminated in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, on Sunday and will officially conclude on Monday with a rally led by Rahul Gandhi at Sher-e-Kashmir Stadium, which other like-minded parties are expected to join.

29 Jan 2023

Congress Party

Srinagar: Congress 'Bharat Jodo Yatra' ends, Rahul Gandhi unfurls tricolor

The Congress's ambitious Bharat Jodo Yatra (BJY), led by former party chief Rahul Gandhi, came to an end on Sunday in Jammu and Kashmir's Srinagar after nearly five months.

28 Jan 2023

Congress Party

Bharat Jodo Yatra: Priyanka Gandhi joins Rahul Gandhi in J&K

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi was joined by his sister and party general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Saturday at the Bharat Jodo Yatra (BJY) in Jammu and Kashmir's Lethpora as the foot march entered its penultimate day.

28 Jan 2023

Rashtrapati Bhavan

Delhi: Rashtrapati Bhavan's iconic Mughal Gardens renamed 'Amrit Udyan'

The iconic Mughal Gardens at Rashtrapati Bhavan, the president's official residence in Delhi, will now be called Amrit Udyan.

23 Jan 2023


Ladakh: Sonam Wangchuk to launch hunger strike demanding constitutional safeguards

Ladakh-based engineer and innovator Sonam Wangchuk—whose life inspired the character of Phunshuk Wangdu in the Bollywood blockbuster 3 Idiots—urged PM Narendra Modi to ensure environmental protection from unchecked industrial and commercial expansion in Ladakh.

22 Jan 2023

Cold Wave

Cold wave returns North India with rainfall on Tuesday: IMD

The North India including the national capital Delhi will again witness cold wave conditions in the last week of January days after a brief respite.

21 Jan 2023


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.

21 Jan 2023


J&K: 5 dead after mini-bus falls into gorge in Kathua

At least five individuals lost their lives, and more than 15 others sustained multiple injuries after a mini-bus drifted off the road and fell inside a deep gorge in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua district.

18 Jan 2023

Cold Wave

Mercury rises in Delhi, heavy snowfall likely in J&K, Himachal

Amid alerts of a severe cold wave sweeping North India this week, Delhi recorded a slight increase in the minimum temperature at 2.4 degrees Celsius, which was one degree more than Monday.

17 Jan 2023


Jammu and Kashmir: 2 LeT terrorists killed in Budgam encounter

Two terrorists affiliated with Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) were killed in an encounter with security personnel in Jammu and Kashmir's Budgam district on Tuesday morning.

11 Jan 2023

Indian Army

Three soldiers die after falling into gorge in J&K's Kupwara

Two personnel of the Indian Army's Chinar Corps and a Junior Commissioned Officer (JCO) died on Wednesday after they reportedly slipped into a deep gorge while they were patrolling in a forward zone near the Line of Control (LoC) in the Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir.

10 Jan 2023

Omar Abdullah

Kashmiris not beggers: Omar Abdullah slams Centre over election delay 

National Conference leader and former chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir Omar Abdullah on Tuesday said assembly election is the right of Kashmiri people and that they will not beg for it before the Central government.

10 Jan 2023


Sedition case: Delhi L-G allows prosecution of Shehla Rashid

Delhi's Lieutenant Governor VK Saxena allowed the prosecution of former Jawaharlal Nehru University Student Union (JNUSU) vice-president Shehla Rashid in the 2019 sedition case.

07 Jan 2023


Jammu and Kashmir: LeT proxy TRF issues fresh 'hit list' 

The Resistance Front (TRF), the terror outfit believed to be an offshoot of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), reportedly released another 'hit list' in Kashmir on Saturday, India Today reported.

Cinema halls can prohibit outside food, beverages: Supreme Court  

In a major victory for the owners of cinema halls, the Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that theater operators have the right to regulate cine-goers from bringing outside food and beverages.

03 Jan 2023


Jammu & Kashmir Assembly elections likely in April or September-October

Jammu and Kashmir might see its first Assembly elections—since it was declared a union territory in 2019—in April or September-October this year.

03 Jan 2023

Travel And Tourism

5 annual flower shows in India too gorgeous to miss

Make this new year beautiful for once and 'floral'.

02 Jan 2023


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.

31 Dec 2022

Assembly Election

From Rajasthan to J&K, 10 high-octane electoral battles in 2023 

Nine states and possibly the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir are set to host Assembly elections in 2023.

31 Dec 2022

Kashmir Valley

Kashmir: 172 terrorists killed in 93 encounters in 2022 

The year 2022 witnessed the killing of 172 terrorists, including top commanders and 42 foreigners, in 93 successful anti-terror operations by Jammu and Kashmir Police and security personnel in the Kashmir valley, according to Vijay Kumar, Additional Director General of Police (ADGP) Kashmir Zone.

31 Dec 2022

Hizbul Mujahideen

J&K: Government bulldozes property of Hizbul Mujahideen commander in Pahalgam 

In a significant development, the civic authorities in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday demolished the property of Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) commander Ghulam Nabi Khan alias Amir Khan in South Kashmir's Anantnag district.

29 Dec 2022

Travel And Tourism

2023 travel bucket list: Bookmark these 5 stunning Indian destinations

Make your 2023 the year of conquering distances!

28 Dec 2022


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.

26 Dec 2022

Ghulam Nabi Azad

Ghulam Nabi Azad urges relocation of Kashmiri Pandits to Jammu

Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister and Democratic Azad Party (DAP) Chief Ghulam Nabi Azad urged the government on Monday to relocate Kashmir Pandits (KPs) to Jammu until the situation in the Kashmir valley improves.

25 Dec 2022

Indian Army

J&K: Army, police seize 'war-like stores' in Uri arms bust

The Indian Army on Sunday said that it has seized "war-like stores" in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district.

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.

05 Dec 2022

Kashmir Valley

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.

10 Nov 2022


5 stunning places in India to experience snow in November

With the approach of winter, it is time to pack your bags and head on to the mountains for a wonderful vacation.

08 Nov 2022


J&K: Quota in MBBS, BDS for children orphaned by terrorism

The Union government has announced a "reserved quota" in the medical colleges of Jammu and Kashmir for students orphaned by terrorism and victims of terror attacks.

02 Nov 2022


Engineering student sentenced to 5-year imprisonment for celebrating Pulwama attack

A special Bengaluru court sentenced an engineering student to a five-year jail term for making disparaging Facebook posts about the Pulwama attack, ANI reported.

30 Oct 2022


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.

28 Oct 2022

Rajnath Singh

We feel for people of PoK: Singh on Shaurya Diwas

Castigating Pakistan authorities for "atrocities" being committed on the people of Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said, "We feel for the people of PoK and in times to come, Pakistan will bear the brunt."

18 Oct 2022

Kashmir Valley

J&K: UP migrant laborers killed in grenade attack; terrorist held

Two migrant laborers hailing from Uttar Pradesh were killed in a grenade attack in the early hours of Tuesday in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district, where terrorists earlier shot dead a Kashmiri Pandit on Saturday.

15 Oct 2022

Kashmiri Pandit

Kashmiri Pandit man shot dead in J&K's Shopian district

A Kashmiri Pandit man was shot dead on Saturday by suspected terrorists in the Choudhary Gund area of Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district, police said.

13 Oct 2022


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.

J&K: Executing company fined Rs. 8.46 crore for tunnel collapse

The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has taken stringent action against the contractors of the tunnel project in Ramban, Jammu and Kashmir, which collapsed in May, killing ten workers.

12 Oct 2022

Article 370

Jammu: Residents for over one year can register as voters

The government has issued an order in the Jammu district of Jammu and Kashmir allowing people who have lived in the district for over one year to register as voters.

05 Oct 2022


J&K: 4 terrorists killed in twin encounters in Shopian

Four terrorists linked to multiple terror outfits were gunned down in Shopian, Jammu and Kashmir, police said on Wednesday.

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