Kashmir Valley: News

12 Apr 2022

Pakistan News

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."

05 Apr 2022

Jammu And Kashmir

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.

14 Mar 2022

Vivek Agnihotri

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.

07 Feb 2022


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.

19 Dec 2021

Jammu And Kashmir

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.

10 Nov 2021

Jammu And Kashmir

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.

27 Oct 2021


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.

20 Oct 2021

Jammu And Kashmir

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.

10 Sep 2021

Narendra Modi

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.

07 Sep 2021

Jammu And Kashmir

'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

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.

01 Sep 2021


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.

23 Aug 2021

Jammu And Kashmir

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).

15 Aug 2021

Jammu And Kashmir

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.

09 Aug 2021

Jammu And Kashmir

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.

24 Mar 2021


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.

01 Mar 2021

Kashmiri Pandit

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.

05 Jan 2021


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.

28 Nov 2020

Jammu And Kashmir

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.

30 Oct 2020

Jammu And Kashmir

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.

22 Jul 2020

Jammu And Kashmir

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.

07 Feb 2020


'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."

04 Feb 2020


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.

27 Jan 2020


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

The makers of Shikara have dropped the second trailer.

31 Dec 2019


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.

20 Nov 2019

Jammu And Kashmir

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.

22 Oct 2019


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.

11 Aug 2019


No confusion about consequences of scrapping Article 370: Amit Shah

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday asserted that the abrogation of Article 370, which grants special status to Jammu & Kashmir, will eradicate terrorism in Kashmir and lead to the development of the region.

11 Aug 2019


Not a single incident of violence; situation normal: J&K DGP

Denying media reports of firing incidents in Jammu & Kashmir after the abrogation of Article 370, J&K DGP Dilbag Singh said the situation is normal.

04 Aug 2019

Pakistan News

Pakistan refuses to accept bodies of intruders killed by #IndianArmy

Following the Indian Army's offer to Pakistan to take back the bodies of five intruders, including one Pakistani commando and four terrorists, shot dead in Jammu & Kashmir's Keran sector, Islamabad refused to accept their bodies.

03 Aug 2019


Students vacate #NITSrinagar after advisory; but district-administration denies ordering closure

A day after tourists and Amarnath pilgrims were asked to leave Kashmir in wake of terror threat, evacuation of NIT Srinagar's non-Kashmiri students sparked a controversy on Saturday.

27 Jul 2019


Center rushes 10,000 troops to J&K to strengthen counter-insurgency operations

In a bid to strengthen counter-insurgency operations and law and order duties in Jammu & Kashmir, the Center is rushing an additional 10,000 central forces troops amid speculations about the scrapping of Article 35A.

18 Apr 2019


LoC trade with PoK suspended; routes being used by terror-elements

The Center on Thursday suspended the LoC (Line of Control) trade between Jammu & Kashmir and Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK).

22 Mar 2019


Sajjad Khan, JeM terrorist and Pulwama attack mastermind's aide, arrested

Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorist Sajjad Khan, believed to be a close aide of Pulwama attack mastermind Mudassir Ahmed Khan, was arrested by special cell of Delhi police on Thursday night.

20 Dec 2018


AMU students protest civilian killings in Kashmir, hold candlelight march

Students of the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) held a candlelight peace march yesterday evening to protest the recent killing of seven civilians in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district.

03 Dec 2018

Jammu And Kashmir

Winter is here: Srinagar witnesses lowest temperature of the season

With winter setting in, the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir, Srinagar, recorded its lowest temperature of the season on Sunday.

29 Oct 2018

Jammu And Kashmir

Army looking into reports of snipers entering Kashmir Valley: Rawat

Army Chief General Bipin Rawat said today that the Army was looking into reports of snipers entering the Kashmir Valley to target defense personnel and that the pattern of the attacks is being studied.

27 Oct 2018

Pakistan News

J&K: Separatist-sponsored strike disrupts normal life in Kashmir valley

Normal life in Kashmir was affected today due to the strike called by separatists to protest against the landing of the army in the valley on this day in 1947 to repulse the invasion by Pakistan.

22 Oct 2018

Jammu And Kashmir

Separatist-sponsored strike after Kulgam blast disrupts normal life in Kashmir

Normal life was once again disrupted in the Kashmir Valley Monday due to a strike called by separatists over the death of seven civilians in a blast at an encounter site in Kulgam district.