03 Mar 2021
Disagreeing with government not sedition: SC on plea against Abdullah
The Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed a petition seeking action against former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah.
23 Dec 2020
J&K DDC elections: Gupkar Alliance wins big; BJP gains
Although the final results of the District Development Council (DDC) elections in Jammu and Kashmir have not been declared yet, the People's Alliance for Gupkar Declaration (PAGD) has won big.
19 Oct 2020
Farooq Abdullah grilled over cricket association scam; party cries vendetta
Just as Enforcement Directorate (ED) questioned National Conference leader Farooq Abdullah today over alleged misappropriation of funds in the J&K Cricket Association, his party decried the move with son Omar calling it "political vendetta."
15 Oct 2020
J&K: Gupkar signatories form alliance to restore Article 370
Days after the People's Democratic Party (PDP) chief Mehbooba Mufti was released from her year-long detention, Jammu and Kashmir politicians floated an alliance to restore J&K's constitutional status as on before August 5, 2019.
24 Sep 2020
Kashmiris would rather be ruled by Chinese, says Farooq Abdullah
National Conference leader Farooq Abdullah, who was the Chief Minister of the erstwhile state Jammu and Kashmir, has claimed Kashmiris would rather be ruled by the Chinese than the Indian government, a remark that will certainly spark a political slugfest.
14 Sep 2020
Expunged-remark, coronavirus talk: Details from Day 1 of Monsoon Session
On the first day of the Monsoon Session, the Lok Sabha witnessed an uproar over various issues, from the removal of question hour to the rise in coronavirus numbers and a comment by Trinamool Congress leader Sougata Roy on Finance Minister.
21 Aug 2020
'This is not Gandhi's India,' says NC chief Farooq Abdullah
Former Jammu & Kashmir CM and National Conference chief, Farooq Abdullah, said his party won't remain silent on the abrogation of Article 370, stripping the erstwhile state of its special status in August last year.
29 Jun 2020
Face of Kashmir's separatism, Syed Geelani, quits Hurriyat at 90
On Monday, Syed Ali Shah Geelani, the most known face of Kashmir's separatist politics, quit Hurriyat Conference, an umbrella body of separatist parties formed in 1993.
07 Apr 2020
J&K: Mehbooba Mufti returns home but remains in detention
Former Chief Minister of the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir, Mehbooba Mufti, was on Tuesday shifted to her residence in Gupkar Road, but her detention will continue.
24 Mar 2020
Omar Abdullah, in detention since August, released; speaks on coronavirus
More than seven months after he was detained, former Chief Minister of the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir, Omar Abdullah, was released on Tuesday.
18 Mar 2020
SC seeks Centre's response on status of Omar Abdullah's release
The Supreme Court on Wednesday questioned the Centre on its intent to release former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah.
14 Mar 2020
'Free' Farooq Abdullah meets son Omar after seven months
A day after he was released, National Conference's Farooq Abdullah met his son Omar at the sub-jail in Srinagar where the latter has been lodged since August. They warmly embraced each other.
13 Mar 2020
J&K: Farooq Abdullah released from detention after 7 months
A little over seven months later, National Conference's senior leader Farooq Abdullah was released by the Jammu and Kashmir administration on Friday.
09 Mar 2020
Opposition demands 'immediate release' of detained former J&K CMs, leaders
The Opposition on Monday sent a joint resolution to the Bharatiya Janata Party-led Centre demanding the immediate release of all political leaders detained in Jammu and Kashmir.
04 Mar 2020
Seven months later, J&K administration removes social media curbs
In a new development, the administration of newly-formed Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir has lifted curbs imposed on social media, reports said on Wednesday. The speed will, however, remain restricted to 2G and these services will not be extended to pre-paid SIMs, the authorities underlined.
15 Feb 2020
After Omar, Mehbooba, former IAS-officer Shah Faesal booked under PSA
Shah Faesal, the first Kashmiri to attain the first position in the UPSC Examination of 2009, has been booked under the stringent Public Safety Act (PSA), reports said on Saturday.
10 Feb 2020
Omar influenced people to "vote", Mehbooba supports separatism: PSA dossier
The dossiers prepared by the administration of Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir have explained why two former Chief Ministers — Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti were booked under the draconian Public Safety Act (PSA).
07 Feb 2020
Former J&K Chief Ministers, Mehbooba and Omar, booked under PSA
The government has booked National Conference's Omar Abdullah and Peoples Democratic Party Chief Mehbooba Mufti under the stringent Public Safety Act (PSA), reports said.
05 Feb 2020
Sajjad Lone and PDP's Wahid Parra released after six months
Exactly six months after they were detained by the Centre, two popular politicians of Jammu and Kashmir were released on Wednesday.
28 Jan 2020
After Omar Abdullah's bearded pic surfaces, BJP sends him razor
In August, the BJP-led Centre put former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah under detention, fearing he might impact the "peace" in the area after the abrogation of Article 370.
25 Jan 2020
Release detained J&K leaders, offer equal protection under CAA: US
A top United States diplomat on Friday asked the Indian government to release the political leaders detained in Jammu and Kashmir since August.
09 Jan 2020
15 foreign envoys, barring EU representatives, to visit J&K
The government is taking 15 foreign envoys for a two-day trip to Jammu and Kashmir to shed light on the ground realities, five months after Article 370 was rescinded and the state bifurcated into two Union Territories.
02 Jan 2020
J&K: Politicians detained at MLA hostel to be released
The new year has brought some good news for Jammu and Kashmir politicians who were detained at MLA hostel in Srinagar.
27 Dec 2019
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.
14 Dec 2019
Farooq Abdullah's detention in J&K extended by 3 months
National Conference Chairperson Farooq Abdullah's detention under the Public Safety Act (PSA) has been extended by three months.
28 Nov 2019
BJP's Pragya sacked from Defence panel after 'deshbhakt' Godse remark
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Pragya Singh Thakur has been removed from the Parliamentary Consultative Committee of the Ministry of Defence, a day after she referred to Mahatma Gandhi's assassin, Nathuram Godse, as a "deshbhakt (patriot)" during Lok Sabha proceedings.
21 Nov 2019
Row erupts over terror-accused Pragya's nomination to Defence Ministry panel
In a controversial move, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Pragya Thakur has been nominated to the parliamentary consultative committee of the Ministry of Defence.
29 Oct 2019
EU delegation leaves for Kashmir to assess situation, opposition unhappy
A European Union delegation, consisting of 27 MPs, left for Jammu and Kashmir from Delhi earlier today to assess the situation in the border state, that has been under lockdown since August.
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.
15 Oct 2019
Farooq Abdullah's sister, daughter detained during Srinagar protests
On Tuesday, the police detained several women activists in Srinagar for protesting against the Centre's move to repeal Jammu and Kashmir's special status.
15 Oct 2019
Shah says Omar and Mehbooba have been detained under PSA
The continued detention of politicians of Jammu and Kashmir, more than two months after Article 370 was rescinded, has raised concerns.
10 Oct 2019
Why sign bond, Mufti's daughter questions manner of releasing politicians
Iltija Mufti, the daughter of former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, on Thursday slammed the Centre, once again, for imposing conditions before releasing the politicians of Kashmir.
09 Oct 2019
J&K: Congress will not participate in local BDC elections
On Wednesday, Congress announced that it will not participate in the Block Development Council (BDC) elections of Jammu and Kashmir.
08 Oct 2019
Tourists can visit J&K from Thursday as administration lifts curbs
Two months after tourists of Jammu and Kashmir were asked to leave, the border state is opening its arms for them again.
06 Oct 2019
J&K authorities allow PDP delegation to meet Mehbooba Mufti
Jammu and Kashmir administration on Sunday allowed a 10-member delegation of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) to meet party chief and former Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, who has been under detention for the past two months.
06 Oct 2019
Charged with PSA, Farooq Abdullah meets National Conference delegation
National Conference patriarch Farooq Abdullah and his son Omar today met a 15-member delegation of their party, led by leader Devender Singh Rana.
06 Oct 2019
Two months later, National Conference leaders allowed to meet Abdullahs
A delegation of the National Conference (NC) will meet the senior-most leaders of the party, Farooq and Omar Abdullah, on Sunday.
01 Oct 2019
Article 370 revoked: 5-judge Constitution bench to begin hearings today
In August, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led Centre revoked Article 370 of the constitution which rewarded special status to Jammu and Kashmir. The state was also divided into two UTs, namely J&K and Ladakh.
30 Sep 2019
No time due to Ayodhya dispute: SC defers J&K cases
The Supreme Court on Monday pushed all cases related to Jammu and Kashmir to Tuesday, saying it doesn't have time, courtesy the Ayodhya dispute.
21 Sep 2019
J&K: What is the ground situation, now?
In the first week of August, the Narendra Modi-led Centre fulfilled one of the core ideologies of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) by abrogating Article 370 and withdrawing the special status of Jammu and Kashmir.