Articles about Kashmir Valley

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.

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.

5 hill stations in India for a summer destination wedding

25 Apr 2022

Lifestyle
5 hill stations in India for a summer destination wedding

Hill stations are a popular place to get married, especially in the summers.

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PM Narendra Modi will visit Jammu & Kashmir on Sunday for the first time since Article 370 was repealed in 2019.

Ilhan Omar on 'personal' Pakistan visit: US after India's condemnation

22 Apr 2022

World
Ilhan Omar on 'personal' Pakistan visit: US after India's condemnation

The United States on Friday clarified that American lawmaker Ilhan Omar was on an "unofficial, personal" Pakistan visit, which doesn't represent the US administration in any way.

Pakistan PM Shehbaz Sharif raises Kashmir issue; Modi addresses terrorism

12 Apr 2022

World
Pakistan PM Shehbaz Sharif raises Kashmir issue; Modi addresses terrorism

The newly-elected Pakistani Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif told the parliament on Monday that "durable peace" with India is not possible until "the Kashmir dispute is resolved."

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.

Is Vivek Agnihotri-directed 'The Kashmir Files' based on true events?

14 Mar 2022

Entertainment
Is Vivek Agnihotri-directed 'The Kashmir Files' based on true events?

Ever since its release on Friday (March 11), Vivek Agnihotri's The Kashmir Files has been in the news.

IMD forecasts dense fog in northern India, showers in TN

13 Feb 2022

India
IMD forecasts dense fog in northern India, showers in TN

Dense fog is very likely to prevail in several regions of northern Punjab, Haryana, and Uttar Pradesh during the next 24 hours, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD).

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.

Honoring first recipient of Param Vir Chakra Major Somnath Sharma

31 Jan 2022

India
Honoring first recipient of Param Vir Chakra Major Somnath Sharma

India on Monday commemorated the 99th birth anniversary of Major Somnath Sharma, the first recipient of India's highest gallantry honor, the Param Vir Chakra.

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 civilian killings: Man killed 'mistaken for Pandit shop owner'

10 Nov 2021

India
J&K civilian killings: Man killed 'mistaken for Pandit shop owner'

The recent killing of a salesperson near a wholesale grocery shop in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, may have been a case of mistaken identity.

Many face police action for celebrating Pakistan's win against India

27 Oct 2021

India
Many face police action for celebrating Pakistan's win against India

Pakistan beat India by 10 wickets in a T20 match on Sunday, breaking a decades-old winning streak for India.

LeT commander who killed UP carpenter shot dead: J&K Police

20 Oct 2021

India
LeT commander who killed UP carpenter shot dead: J&K Police

The Indian Army on Wednesday killed a terrorist involved in the recent killing of a carpenter from Uttar Pradesh in an encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian, the police said.

Army operation underway after infiltration bid in J&K's Uri

21 Sep 2021

India
Army operation underway after infiltration bid in J&K's Uri

The Indian Army has been carrying out a combing operation in Jammu and Kashmir's Uri sector for more than 30 hours in view of a major infiltration attempt by terrorists.

Centre's outreach: 70 ministers to visit J&K over 9 weeks

10 Sep 2021

Politics
Centre's outreach: 70 ministers to visit J&K over 9 weeks

As part of the Centre's outreach program, 70 Union Ministers will reportedly visit Jammu and Kashmir over the next nine weeks.

'Fake claims of normalcy': Mehbooba Mufti allegedly under house arrest

07 Sep 2021

Politics
'Fake claims of normalcy': Mehbooba Mufti allegedly under house arrest

Former Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir, Mehbooba Mufti, today said she has been placed under house arrest.

Syed Geelani buried in Srinagar; curbs imposed across Kashmir

02 Sep 2021

India
Syed Geelani buried in Srinagar; curbs imposed across Kashmir

Syed Ali Shah Geelani, a longtime Kashmiri separatist leader, was buried at a graveyard near his residence in Srinagar's Hyderpora area around 4:30 am on Thursday.

Taliban 'won't interfere in Kashmir'; seeks 'good ties' with India

01 Sep 2021

World
Taliban 'won't interfere in Kashmir'; seeks 'good ties' with India

The Taliban's Haqqani Network leader Anas Haqqani on Wednesday ensured that the Haqqanis have no intention to interfere in Kashmir.

Centre mulls ban on both factions of Hurriyat under UAPA

23 Aug 2021

Politics
Centre mulls ban on both factions of Hurriyat under UAPA

The Centre is reportedly considering a ban on both factions of the All Parties Hurriyat Conference under the stringent Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA).

Terrorist Burhan Wani's father hoists national flag in J&K's Pulwama

15 Aug 2021

India
Terrorist Burhan Wani's father hoists national flag in J&K's Pulwama

Muzaffar Wani, the father of slain Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist Burhan Wani, today unfurled the Indian national flag at a government school in Tral, Pulwama, as India celebrates its 75th Independence Day.

J&K: Mehbooba Mufti meets PDP youth leaders; pitches for 'self-rule'

09 Aug 2021

Politics
J&K: Mehbooba Mufti meets PDP youth leaders; pitches for 'self-rule'

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chief Mehbooba Mufti on Sunday chaired a meeting of the party's youth wing and pitched for PDP's "self-rule" formula for the resolution of the Kashmir issue.

Asia's largest tulip garden to open for visitors from tomorrow

24 Mar 2021

India
Asia's largest tulip garden to open for visitors from tomorrow

Asia's largest tulip garden, overlooking the famous Dal Lake in Srinagar, will be thrown open to the public on Thursday, said Tulip Garden in-charge, Inam Rehman Sofi.

Kashmiri diaspora in US expresses concern for activist Sushil Pandit

01 Mar 2021

India
Kashmiri diaspora in US expresses concern for activist Sushil Pandit

Members of the Kashmiri diaspora in the US urged the Indian Government to take stern action against those responsible behind the plot to assassinate Kashmiri human rights activist Sushil Pandit.

Transportation links with Kashmir Valley cut off for second day

05 Jan 2021

India
Transportation links with Kashmir Valley cut off for second day

Kashmir was cut off from the rest of the country for the second consecutive day on Tuesday as the arterial Jammu-Srinagar National Highway and Mughal Road remained closed, while air traffic was suspended due to snowfall across the Valley.

J&K votes in first election after losing special status

28 Nov 2020

Politics
J&K votes in first election after losing special status

Polling began today in Jammu and Kashmir for the District Development Council (DDC), marking the first election since the former state was reorganized as a Union Territory last year.

J&K: Three BJP-members killed; "sacrifices won't be forgotten," says Nadda

30 Oct 2020

Politics
J&K: Three BJP-members killed; "sacrifices won't be forgotten," says Nadda

Hours after three members of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) were killed in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam by militants, party President JP Nadda on Friday said their sacrifices won't go in vain.

Amid spike in coronavirus cases, lockdown announced in Kashmir Valley

22 Jul 2020

India
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.

Ajay Pandita: 30 years on, Pandits still unsafe in Valley

11 Jun 2020

India
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.

'Malang' dominates the box office, 'Shikara' lags way behind

09 Feb 2020

Entertainment
'Malang' dominates the box office, 'Shikara' lags way behind

The first Friday of February marked the release of two major Bollywood films, i.e., Aditya Roy Kapur and Disha Patani-starrer Malang and Vidhu Vinod Chopra's directorial comeback movie Shikara.

'Shikara' review: A beautifully crafted tale of an unforgettable tragedy

07 Feb 2020

Entertainment
'Shikara' review: A beautifully crafted tale of an unforgettable tragedy

In one particular scene of Shikara, a Kashmiri militant tells his best friend, a Kashmiri Pandit, "Mai apne abba ko nahi bacha paya, tu apne abba ko bacha le, India chala ja."

Our voices have been silenced: Zaira Wasim talks about Kashmir

04 Feb 2020

Entertainment
Our voices have been silenced: Zaira Wasim talks about Kashmir

National Award-winning former actress Zaira Wasim on Tuesday took to social media to pen a lengthy post about the plight of Kashmiris.

Second official trailer of Vidhu Vinod Chopra's 'Shikara' out

27 Jan 2020

Entertainment
Second official trailer of Vidhu Vinod Chopra's 'Shikara' out

The makers of Shikara have dropped the second trailer.

Kashmir: SMS service to be restored from Dec 31 midnight

31 Dec 2019

India
Kashmir: SMS service to be restored from Dec 31 midnight

The Center has decided to restore the Short Messaging Service (SMS) in the Kashmir Valley from the midnight of December 31, nearly five months after its suspension since August.

Ladakh: Mobile internet services restored in Kargil after 145 days

27 Dec 2019

India
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.

BJP leader dragged out of International summit: Here's why

20 Nov 2019

World
BJP leader dragged out of International summit: Here's why

In an embarrassing turn of events, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Vijay Jolly was forcefully escorted out of the Asia Pacific Summit 2019 in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, for interrupting Pakistani leader Qasim Suri's speech on Jammu and Kashmir.

US says it supports India, but is concerned about Kashmir

22 Oct 2019

World
US says it supports India, but is concerned about Kashmir

More than two months ago India revoked Article 370, withdrew the special status of Jammu and Kashmir and put the state under a lockdown.

Mehbooba Mufti's daughter says Kashmir less important than Aarey trees

07 Oct 2019

Politics
Mehbooba Mufti's daughter says Kashmir less important than Aarey trees

Earlier today, the Supreme Court put a stay on the felling of trees in Mumbai's Aarey Colony until further orders, days after protests escalated over the weekend.

MS Dhoni unlikely to be selected for T20Is against SA

28 Aug 2019

Sports
MS Dhoni unlikely to be selected for T20Is against SA

Veteran wicket-keeper batsman MS Dhoni is unlikely to be selected for India's three-match T20I series against South Africa, starting on September 15 in Dharamsala.

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