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.
28 May 2020
Car loaded with IED recovered, Pulwama attack-like bombing averted
The security forces recovered a car, loaded with 20 kg of improvised explosive device (IED) in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama, averting a major attack like the one that happened in 2019.
20 May 2020
Cabinet gives ex-post facto nod to domicile law in J&K
The Union Cabinet on Wednesday gave its ex-post facto approval to the Jammu and Kashmir (Adaptation of State Laws) Second Order, 2020.
11 May 2020
SC doesn't order to restore 4G Internet services in J&K
The Supreme Court on Monday refused to pass an order on the restoration of 4G services in Jammu and Kashmir, asking a special committee to look into the concerns of various petitioners.
03 May 2020
Colonel, Major among 5 security personnel martyred in Handwara encounter
Four Indian Army personnel and a police sub-inspector got martyred in an encounter in Handwara, Jammu and Kashmir.
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.
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.
01 Apr 2020
'Hollow, unacceptable,' J&K politicians slam new domicile rule
The Centre has redefined the domicile laws in Jammu and Kashmir. Under the new regulations, a person who has resided in the Union Territory for over 15 years can be a domicile.
29 Mar 2020
Coronavirus: 3 new COVID-19 deaths reported in Gujarat, J&K, Maharashtra
Amid the coronavirus outbreak, the death toll rose further on Sunday as three deaths were reported in Gujarat, Jammu and Kashmir, and Maharashtra.
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.
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.
07 Mar 2020
J&K: 2 suspected of coronavirus infection isolated in Jammu
As the number of cases of a deadly coronavirus disease, COVID-19, continue to be on the rise, Jammu and Kashmir administration identified two persons suspected to be infected.
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.
29 Feb 2020
Squatters to be evicted from homes meant for Kashmiri Pandit-migrants
In what is sure to bring joy to persecuted Kashmiri Pandits, the administration of the newly-formed Jammu and Kashmir union territory has issued show-cause notices to those occupying apartments meant for them.
17 Feb 2020
India rejects UN chief's offer to mediate on J&K
India on Sunday rejected an offer from United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres' to mediate on the Jammu and Kashmir issue.
14 Feb 2020
In one urn, man collects soil from Pulwama martrys' homes
A year ago, India watched shocking visuals from Pulwama, a small town in Jammu and Kashmir, where 40 CRPF soldiers were martyred.
14 Feb 2020
Davinder Singh case: LoC trade body chief arrested by NIA
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has made the sixth arrest in its probe into the case of suspended Jammu & Kashmir Police DSP Davinder Singh.
05 Feb 2020
Activists move court against 'Shikara', claim the movie is communal
Filmmaker Vidhu Vinod Chopra on Tuesday reacted to a petition filed against his upcoming film Shikara.
02 Feb 2020
Srinagar grenade attack: 2 CRPF jawans among 4 injured
Four people, including two security personnel, were injured in a grenade attack in Jammu and Kashmir's Srinagar on Sunday, the police said.
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.
23 Jan 2020
Suspended J&K DSP Davinder Singh sent to NIA custody
Suspended Jammu and Kashmir Deputy Superintendent of Police Davinder Singh was on Thursday sent to 15 days' National Investigation Agency (NIA) custody.
22 Jan 2020
Pakistan has limited options on Kashmir: US Congress think tank
Pakistan which has been fuming after India altered Kashmir's decades-old status, has limited options to deal with the issue, a report of US Congressional Research Service (CRS) said earlier this month.
19 Jan 2020
Internet used for watching dirty films in J&K: VK Saraswat
NITI Aayog member VK Saraswat justified the suspension of internet services in Jammu and Kashmir by saying that it was only used for "watching dirty films."
18 Jan 2020
SMS, voice calls on prepaid mobile connections back in J&K
Five months after the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir was put under an unprecedented communication blackout, the administration announced on Saturday that SMS and voice calls will be restored for all prepaid mobile users.
16 Jan 2020
Arrested with terrorists, J&K DSP alleges senior cop's involvement: Report
Since the arrest of Jammu and Kashmir Deputy Superintendent of Police Davinder Singh with terrorists last week, the inquiry on the top cop has tightened.
15 Jan 2020
Broadband internet returns to J&K, but with riders
In August 2019, Jammu and Kashmir was put under a heavy security blanket to prepare the erstwhile state for the abrogation of Article 370. Internet services were also suspended increasing woes of locals.
13 Jan 2020
Arrested J&K DSP Davinder Singh sheltered terrorists at home: Report
Two days after Jammu and Kashmir Deputy Superintendent of Police Davinder Singh was arrested with Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) terrorists in Kulgam, a report revealed that the top cop had sheltered the terrorists at his home in Srinagar.
12 Jan 2020
J&K cop, decorated with bravery medal, caught with 2 terrorists
A senior police officer was caught traveling with two terrorists on Saturday in the Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir.
10 Jan 2020
J&K: Indefinite internet suspension not permissible, SC tells government
The Supreme Court on Friday gave its verdict on a batch of pleas challenging the curbs imposed in Jammu and Kashmir and directed the administration to review all restrictive orders within a week.
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.
20 Nov 2019
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.
20 Nov 2019
J&K situation normal: Amit Shah in Rajya Sabha
On Wednesday, Union Home Minister Amit Shah took questions on the situation in Jammu and Kashmir and the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in the Rajya Sabha.
15 Nov 2019
For defaming Indian Army, Shehla Rashid could be arrested
Former student leader Shehla Rashid could land in hot waters soon. Accused of defaming the Indian Army through her social media posts, Shehla could be arrested.
02 Nov 2019
New map of India released; Ladakh, J&K boundaries updated
On Saturday, the Republic of India got a new political map, demarcating the boundaries of the now bifurcated state of Jammu and Kashmir.
31 Oct 2019
Meet GC Murmu, the first L-G of Jammu and Kashmir
Nearly three months after the special status was withdrawn from Jammu and Kashmir, the newly-formed Union Territory got its new chief on Thursday.
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.