Articles about Jammu And Kashmir

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.

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

16 May 2022

India
'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.

Heatwave in north, Delhi records 49°C; rainfall in south, east

16 May 2022

India
Heatwave in north, Delhi records 49°C; rainfall in south, east

The temperatures in Delhi and Uttar Pradesh breached the 49 °C mark on Sunday amid an intensive heatwave in north India, said the India Meteorological Department (IMD).

J&K: SIT to probe Kashmiri Pandit's killing, says LG

15 May 2022

India
J&K: SIT to probe Kashmiri Pandit's killing, says LG

Jammu & Kashmir Lieutenant Governor (LG) Manoj Sinha termed Kashmiri Pandit Rahul Bhat's recent killing in Budgam district as "premeditated."

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

13 May 2022

India
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.

Jammu and Kashmir: Terrorists gun down police constable in Pulwama

13 May 2022

India
Jammu and Kashmir: Terrorists gun down police constable in Pulwama

Jammu and Kashmir Police constable Riyaz Ahmad Thoker was shot dead by a suspected terrorist at his Pulwama residence on Friday.

Protests grip J&K after terrorists kill Kashmiri Pandit

13 May 2022

India
Protests grip J&K after terrorists kill Kashmiri Pandit

Several parts of the Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) witnessed massive protests from the Kashmiri Pandits after a 35-year-old man from the community was shot dead in Budgam district on Thursday afternoon.

J&K: Longest-surviving Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist among 3 killed in encounter

06 May 2022

India
J&K: Longest-surviving Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist among 3 killed in encounter

Three terrorists were killed by security forces in Jammu & Kashmir's Pahalgam, which is part of the Anantnag district and a key route for the Amarnath Yatra, on Friday.

J&K Delimitation Commission submits report, recommends representation for Kashmiri Pandits

05 May 2022

India
J&K Delimitation Commission submits report, recommends representation for Kashmiri Pandits

The Jammu and Kashmir Delimitation Commission on Thursday submitted its final report to the Election Commission of India.

Centre reinstates J&K's Shah Faesal as IAS officer: Details here

29 Apr 2022

India
Centre reinstates J&K's Shah Faesal as IAS officer: Details here

The Centre reinstated Shah Faesal, a former Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer from Jammu & Kashmir who resigned to join politics, in the civil service on Thursday, reported The Indian Express.

India tops internet shutdown list for 4th straight year: Report

28 Apr 2022

India
India tops internet shutdown list for 4th straight year: Report

India leads the globe in terms of the number of internet shutdowns by the government in 2021, revealed a report by the policy think tank Access Now.

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

24 Apr 2022

India
'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.

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

24 Apr 2022

India
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.

Armed forces want removal of AFSPA from J&K: Rajnath Singh

23 Apr 2022

India
Armed forces want removal of AFSPA from J&K: Rajnath Singh

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday stated India's all three defense forces wanted the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA) to be removed from Jammu & Kashmir soon.

J&K encounter: One security personnel, 2 terrorists killed in Jammu

22 Apr 2022

India
J&K encounter: One security personnel, 2 terrorists killed in Jammu

One security personnel and two terrorists were killed in an encounter in the Jalalabad area of Jammu's Sunjwan early on Friday.

India preparing dossier of Pakistan-based terrorists for UN to see

20 Apr 2022

India
India preparing dossier of Pakistan-based terrorists for UN to see

India is preparing a dossier of Pakistan-based terrorists operating in Jammu and Kashmir to raise the issue with the United Nations in order to corner them, Hindustan Times reported, citing Union Home Ministry officials.

From RFID tags to drones, security arrangements for Amarnath Yatra

20 Apr 2022

India
From RFID tags to drones, security arrangements for Amarnath Yatra

With the 43-day long Amarnath Yatra scheduled to start on June 30 after a two-year pandemic hiatus, officials are leaving no stone unturned to ensure that all security arrangements are in place.

Top 5 wedding destinations in north India

20 Apr 2022

Lifestyle
Top 5 wedding destinations in north India

If you believe in, "Hum ek baar jeete hai, ek baar marte hai, shaadi bhi ek baar hoti hai ... aur pyar ek baar hi hota hai" from Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, weddings would mean a lot to you.

Omar Abdullah questioned by ED, JKNC calls it 'fishing expedition'

07 Apr 2022

India
Omar Abdullah questioned by ED, JKNC calls it 'fishing expedition'

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Thursday questioned former Jammu & Kashmir CM Omar Abdullah in connection with the J&K Bank money laundering case.

Security forces gun down 2 terrorists in J&K's Pulwama

06 Apr 2022

India
Security forces gun down 2 terrorists in J&K's Pulwama

Security forces on Wednesday killed two terrorists belonging to the proscribed terror groups Ansar Ghazwatul Hind and Lashkar-e-Taiba in Jammu and Kashmir, the police said.

Terrorists open fire at Kashmiri Pandit shopkeeper in J&K's Shopian

05 Apr 2022

India
Terrorists open fire at Kashmiri Pandit shopkeeper in J&K's Shopian

A Kashmiri Pandit shopkeeper was injured in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district Monday evening after terrorists opened fire at him.

Trial against Bitta Karate begins for murder of Kashmiri Pandit

30 Mar 2022

India
Trial against Bitta Karate begins for murder of Kashmiri Pandit

Thirty one years after admitting to killing '30-40 Kashmiri Pandits' on camera, a case against terrorist Farooq Ahmed Dar alias Bitta Karate has reached the court again.

5 offbeat tourist destinations in Kashmir

28 Mar 2022

Lifestyle
5 offbeat tourist destinations in Kashmir

Popularly known as "Paradise on Earth," Kashmir is visited by hundreds of tourists throughout the year.

5 popular tourist destinations in Srinagar

25 Mar 2022

Lifestyle
5 popular tourist destinations in Srinagar

Srinagar, the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir, is a popular destination among travel enthusiasts for its picturesque and breathtaking surroundings.

China's comments on J&K in Pakistan 'uncalled for,' says India

24 Mar 2022

India
China's comments on J&K in Pakistan 'uncalled for,' says India

India on Wednesday "rejected" the "uncalled reference" to Jammu and Kashmir by the Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi during his speech in Pakistan.

Who is Assbah, KAS officer married to terrorist Bitta Karate?

21 Mar 2022

Politics
Who is Assbah, KAS officer married to terrorist Bitta Karate?

After the release of the film The Kashmir Files, terrorist Farooq Ahmed Dar—also known as Bitta Karate—is back in the news.

J&K: Indian Army helicopter crashes in Gurez; 1 pilot killed

11 Mar 2022

India
J&K: Indian Army helicopter crashes in Gurez; 1 pilot killed

An Indian Army Cheetah helicopter on Friday crashed in the Gurez sector of Jammu and Kashmir, defense officials told ANI.

5 places to experience the chill in February

10 Feb 2022

Lifestyle
5 places to experience the chill in February

Chionophile is what they call a person who thrives in cold weather.

Why are big brands apologizing to Indian people?

09 Feb 2022

Business
Why are big brands apologizing to Indian people?

Several major companies have joined the chorus in issuing public apologies to Indian people over controversial posts on Kashmir.

South Korea 'regrets offense' after Hyundai Pakistan's Kashmir post

08 Feb 2022

India
South Korea 'regrets offense' after Hyundai Pakistan's Kashmir post

The government of South Korea on Tuesday said it "regretted the offence caused to the people of India" with regards to the controversy over Hyundai's social media posts.

Why are Indians calling for Hyundai's boycott?

07 Feb 2022

Business
Why are Indians calling for Hyundai's boycott?

Hyundai, the South Korean car maker, is under fire in India after social media accounts linked to the company posted controversial comments on Kashmir.

China, Pakistan rake up Kashmir issue again after Imran-Xi meet

07 Feb 2022

World
China, Pakistan rake up Kashmir issue again after Imran-Xi meet

China and Pakistan on Sunday again brought up the Kashmir issue following a meeting between Chinese President Xi Jinping and Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan in Beijing.

Top JeM commander among 5 terrorists killed in J&K

30 Jan 2022

India
Top JeM commander among 5 terrorists killed in J&K

Security forces in Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) killed five terrorists overnight in two separate encounters in the Budgam and Pulwama regions, said the J&K police on Sunday.

5 destinations to stargaze in India

13 Jan 2022

Lifestyle
5 destinations to stargaze in India

Sitting under the stars is an ethereal experience. Staring at the black night sky filled with twinkling stars can even be a spiritual experience for some.

Vaishno Devi stampede: J&K probe panel's report in 7 days

02 Jan 2022

India
Vaishno Devi stampede: J&K probe panel's report in 7 days

Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant-General Manoj Sinha has formed a three-member panel to investigate Saturday's stampede at the Mata Vaishno Devi temple.

12 dead, several injured in stampede at Vaishno Devi temple

01 Jan 2022

India
12 dead, several injured in stampede at Vaishno Devi temple

A stampede occurred at the Mata Vaishno Devi shrine in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday, killing twelve people and injuring over a dozen others.

J&K: Six terrorists, including two Pakistanis, killed in separate encounters

30 Dec 2021

India
J&K: Six terrorists, including two Pakistanis, killed in separate encounters

Six terrorists, including two Pakistani nationals, were reportedly killed in two separate encounters with security forces on Wednesday evening in Jammu and Kashmir.

5 places to enjoy water sports in India

28 Dec 2021

Lifestyle
5 places to enjoy water sports in India

If you think water adventure activities are only big internationally, think again!

Terrorism rose in India in 2020; 37% in J&K: Report

27 Dec 2021

India
Terrorism rose in India in 2020; 37% in J&K: Report

India experienced more terror attacks in the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic, 2020, compared to 2019, the US state department said in a report.

J&K faces power outages as 20,000 PDD workers strike

19 Dec 2021

India
J&K faces power outages as 20,000 PDD workers strike

Nearly 20,000 employees from Jammu and Kashmir's (J&K) Power Development Department (PDD) have gone on strike indefinitely.

J&K: 2 terrorists killed in an encounter in Kulgam

16 Dec 2021

India
J&K: 2 terrorists killed in an encounter in Kulgam

Two terrorists were killed in an ongoing encounter with security forces in the Redwani region of South Kashmir's Kulgam district Thursday morning.

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