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Curbs only in hotspots in lockdown 5.0? States want so!

29 May 2020

Curbs only in hotspots in lockdown 5.0? States want so!

As lockdown 4.0 is nearing its climax on May 31, states and Centre are now pondering over the most important question — how much of relaxations must be given to stop an exponential rise of COVID-19 cases while also helping the bruised economy?

After backlash, Centre overturns rules on J&K government jobs

04 Apr 2020

After backlash, Centre overturns rules on J&K government jobs

In a dramatic turn of events, the BJP-led Centre changed rules pertaining to government jobs in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir, merely days after introducing a monumental order.

Sajjad Lone and PDP's Wahid Parra released after six months

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.

Modi pays tribute to Sardar Patel, talks about J&K, Ladakh

31 Oct 2019

Modi pays tribute to Sardar Patel, talks about J&K, Ladakh

On the 144th birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid floral tribute to him at the Statue of Unity in Kevadia, Gujarat. He had inaugurated the statue last year.

After Kashmir trip, EU delegation says we support India

30 Oct 2019

After Kashmir trip, EU delegation says we support India

23 members of the European Union (EU) were among the "lucky ones" who were allowed to visit Kashmir, the region which has been on edge since August 5 after Article 370 was negated.

No time due to Ayodhya dispute: SC defers J&K cases

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.

J&K: High schools to reopen in some areas today

28 Aug 2019

J&K: High schools to reopen in some areas today

On Wednesday, high schools will reopen in certain areas in Jammu and Kashmir, where restrictions have been eased, officials said. Earlier, primary schools in the border state were reopened.

Schools re-open in Kashmir, internet services suspended in Jammu

19 Aug 2019

Schools re-open in Kashmir, internet services suspended in Jammu

Jammu and Kashmir has been under a lockdown for a fortnight now, and on Monday the state took tiny steps towards normalcy.

Restrictions will continue in Kashmir, lifted in Jammu: Police

14 Aug 2019

Restrictions will continue in Kashmir, lifted in Jammu: Police

In a major relief for residents of Jammu, the restrictions which government imposed days ago have been completely lifted, a top police official said on Wednesday.

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

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.

J&K: 18,000 offer namaz in Srinagar, schools reopen in Jammu

10 Aug 2019

J&K: 18,000 offer namaz in Srinagar, schools reopen in Jammu

The first Friday after Centre's massive Kashmir move was peaceful and no major untoward incident was reported.

Article 370: PM Narendra Modi likely to address nation today

08 Aug 2019

Article 370: PM Narendra Modi likely to address nation today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to address the nation on Thursday, to explain his government's move of removing special status of Jammu and Kashmir, and splitting the state into two Union Territories.

#Article370: Jammu and Kashmir bifurcated, Ladakh, J&K to be UTs

05 Aug 2019

#Article370: Jammu and Kashmir bifurcated, Ladakh, J&K to be UTs

In a historic move, Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday proposed scrapping of Article 370, which granted special status to Jammu and Kashmir.

Home Minister Amit Shah to visit J&K after August 7

04 Aug 2019

Home Minister Amit Shah to visit J&K after August 7

Union Home Minister Amit Shah is likely to visit Jammu & Kashmir after the Parliament's Budget Session concludes on August 7.

Addressing 'panic', J&K Governor Malik asks politicians to stay calm

03 Aug 2019

Addressing 'panic', J&K Governor Malik asks politicians to stay calm

On Friday evening, Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik urged politicians of the state to not believe in rumors, which sparked after the government issued an advisory asking tourists to cut short their visit to the valley in wake of terror threats.

J&K: All terrorism cases to be monitored by multi-agency group

16 Jun 2019

J&K: All terrorism cases to be monitored by multi-agency group

A multi-body terror monitoring agency is now set to widen its ambit for also monitoring the progress of all terror-related cases in Jammu & Kashmir.

J&K: SPO Khushboo shot dead by terrorists at her home

16 Mar 2019

J&K: SPO Khushboo shot dead by terrorists at her home

In a gruesome incident, unknown terrorists shot Special Police Officer Khushboo Jan outside her home in Kashmir's Shopian on Saturday. Jan was rushed to the hospital where she succumbed to injuries.

J&K government wants to move Pakistani-terrorists out of state prisons

22 Feb 2019

J&K government wants to move Pakistani-terrorists out of state prisons

In the wake of Pulwama attack, the Jammu and Kashmir government has asked the Supreme Court to transfer seven Pakistani terrorists, lodged in state jails, to Tihar prison.

#PulwamaAttack: Nitish Kumar doesn't want Article 370 to be scrapped

22 Feb 2019

#PulwamaAttack: Nitish Kumar doesn't want Article 370 to be scrapped

Bihar Chief Minister on Thursday said he will never support the scrapping of Article 370 which gives Jammu and Kashmir its special status.

Jaish leadership eliminated within 100 hours of Pulwama attack: Army

19 Feb 2019

Jaish leadership eliminated within 100 hours of Pulwama attack: Army

In a joint press conference of forces on Tuesday, Kanwal Jeet Singh Dhillon, Corps Commander of Chinar Corps, Indian Army, informed that the entire leadership of Jaish-e-Mohammed has been eliminated in the valley.

A slap from an army officer shook Masood Azhar: Interrogator

19 Feb 2019

A slap from an army officer shook Masood Azhar: Interrogator

The deadly attack on CRPF convoy last week has brought Masood Azhar back in the spotlight.

Mumbai: Scolded over PUBG addiction, man stabs sister's fiance

16 Feb 2019

Mumbai: Scolded over PUBG addiction, man stabs sister's fiance

PUBG fever has gripped the nation, and cases of it having bad effects on people are also on the rise.

Delhi: Two Jaish terrorists, planning attack on Republic Day, arrested

25 Jan 2019

Delhi: Two Jaish terrorists, planning attack on Republic Day, arrested

In a major achievement, the Delhi police on Thursday announced its special cell has arrested two Jaish-E-Mohammed (JeM) terrorists who were allegedly planning attacks in the National Capital on Republic Day, Saturday.

Students body blames PUBG for poor results, wants it banned

17 Jan 2019

Students body blames PUBG for poor results, wants it banned

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) has taken the youngsters by storm and kept them hooked to their cell phones.

BJP condemns protests against decision to convert J&K-Bank into PSU

01 Dec 2018

BJP condemns protests against decision to convert J&K-Bank into PSU

The BJP yesterday condemned the propaganda launched by some Kashmir-based political and other socio-economic organizations against the State Administrative Council's (SAC) decision to convert the J&K Bank into a PSU.

Why J&K Governor dissolved the Assembly: Details here

22 Nov 2018

Why J&K Governor dissolved the Assembly: Details here

Governor Satyapal Malik, whose decision to dissolve Jammu and Kashmir Assembly on Wednesday made way for political tremors, has defended his decision saying the alliance could not have resulted in a stable government.

J&K: Mehbooba, Lone stake claim to form government; Assembly dissolved

21 Nov 2018

J&K: Mehbooba, Lone stake claim to form government; Assembly dissolved

The J&K State Assembly has been dissolved by Governor Satya Pal Malik as Peoples Democratic Party chief, Mehbooba Mufti, and People's Conference leader, Sajad Lone, staked claim to form the government.

Johnson & Johnson claims Indian victims' pleas are 'unreasonable'

16 Sep 2018

Johnson & Johnson claims Indian victims' pleas are 'unreasonable'

Pharma giant Johnson & Johnson, which is facing lawsuit over its faulty hip implants, told National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) that demands of Indian patients were 'unreasonable and undue', as they filed the lawsuit only after knowing about the US settlement.

Omar Abdullah criticizes timing of replacing J&K DGP Vaid

07 Sep 2018

Omar Abdullah criticizes timing of replacing J&K DGP Vaid

Former CM of Jammu and Kashmir Omar Abdullah has criticized the timing of changing J&K DGP, saying there was no hurry to replace SP Vaid and the State Police could do without having to deal with the confusion of leadership.

J&K: Woman among 2 arrested for murder of Army jawan

05 Sep 2018

J&K: Woman among 2 arrested for murder of Army jawan

Nearly four months after an Army jawan was killed during a scuffle over a land dispute at a village in J&K's Poonch, police arrested two persons, including a woman, in connection with the case.

SC defers hearing of plea challenging Article 35A to January

31 Aug 2018

SC defers hearing of plea challenging Article 35A to January

On Friday, the Supreme Court adjourned a hearing challenging the constitutional validity of Article 35A again, and deferred the hearing to January next year.

Independence Day: Most gallantry awards bagged by CRPF, J&K Police

15 Aug 2018

Independence Day: Most gallantry awards bagged by CRPF, J&K Police

On the 72nd Independence Day, service decorations are set to be conferred to 942 state police and central paramilitary forces for gallantry, and distinguished and meritorious service.

Article 35A: SC defers hearing as Kashmir goes into shutdown

06 Aug 2018

Article 35A: SC defers hearing as Kashmir goes into shutdown

The SC has adjourned its scheduled hearing on Article 35A to the last week of August as protests continued to rock Kashmir.

Article 35A: Amarnath Yatra suspended amid protests before SC hearing

05 Aug 2018

Article 35A: Amarnath Yatra suspended amid protests before SC hearing

The Amarnath Yatra has been suspended for two days as separatists called for a two-day shutdown in Kashmir over the upcoming SC hearing on Article 35A.

Can government officers criticize rapes? Not without receiving a notice

11 Jul 2018

Can government officers criticize rapes? Not without receiving a notice

What would you choose between a prestigious career and freedom of speech? For J&K IAS officer Shah Faesal, the decision is clear.

As J&K-doctor treats those injured in clashes, his son dies

01 Jul 2018

As J&K-doctor treats those injured in clashes, his son dies

For Dr Abdul Gani Khan, Friday was all about treating those injured when terrorists clashed with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district.

Delhi cop sends half-salary every month to ailing J&K family

30 Jun 2018

Delhi cop sends half-salary every month to ailing J&K family

In January, a family of four living near the Indo-Pakistan border in J&K lost their sole bread-earner.

Hours after Shujaat Bukhari's murder, J&K Police release suspects' photos

15 Jun 2018

Hours after Shujaat Bukhari's murder, J&K Police release suspects' photos

Hours after the murder of 'Rising Kashmir' editor Shujaat Bukhari, J&K Police have released photos of three suspects.

J&K: 4 BSF men killed in ceasefire violation by Pakistan

13 Jun 2018

J&K: 4 BSF men killed in ceasefire violation by Pakistan

Four BSF personnel were killed when Pakistani forces opened fire and launched mortar attacks across the border near the famous Chamliyal shrine in Ramgarh sub-sector of Samba district, J&K, late yesterday.

Kathua rape case: Pathankot court frames charges against the accused

07 Jun 2018

Kathua rape case: Pathankot court frames charges against the accused

The Pathankot district and sessions court, which was hearing the Kathua rape and murder case, has framed charges against seven of the eight accused in the case. The eighth accused in the case is a juvenile.