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Rahul Gandhi and other opposition leaders to visit J&K today

24 Aug 2019

Rahul Gandhi and other opposition leaders to visit J&K today

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi will visit Jammu & Kashmir on Saturday along with 11 other leaders from various opposition parties.

Talks with Pakistan only on PoK, not J&K: Rajnath Singh

18 Aug 2019

Talks with Pakistan only on PoK, not J&K: Rajnath Singh

Defense Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday reiterated India's tough stand to Pakistan, asserting that bilateral talks, if any, will now focus only on Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir and not Jammu & Kashmir.

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.

Will go to any "extent for Kashmir-cause": Pakistan Army Chief

06 Aug 2019

Will go to any "extent for Kashmir-cause": Pakistan Army Chief

A day after BJP-led Centre took steps to rip Jammu and Kashmir of its special status, Pakistan's Army Chief Qamar Javed Bajwa on Tuesday said the country will go to any "extent" to support Kashmiris in their "struggle for freedom".

Amit Shah meets NSA Ajit Doval to discuss Kashmir security-crisis

04 Aug 2019

Amit Shah meets NSA Ajit Doval to discuss Kashmir security-crisis

Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday held a high-level meeting with National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval and several other top security officials at the Parliament to discuss the Kashmir security crisis.

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.

Rajya Sabha passes bill to extend President's rule in J&K

01 Jul 2019

Rajya Sabha passes bill to extend President's rule in J&K

Rajya Sabha on Monday approved a statutory resolution for the extension of President's rule in Jammu & Kashmir for six more months with effect from July 3.

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.

OIC passes resolution on Kashmir "atrocities", India says "matter internal"

03 Mar 2019

OIC passes resolution on Kashmir "atrocities", India says "matter internal"

On Saturday, India rejected a resolution by Organization of Islamic Countries (OIC) on Jammu and Kashmir, saying the matter was internal.

What is Article 370? Here's all you need to know

19 Feb 2019

What is Article 370? Here's all you need to know

Following the deadly terror attack in Jammu & Kashmir's Pulwama on 14 February in which 40 CRPF personnel were martyred, demands for scrapping Article 370 of the Indian Constitution have intensified.

President's rule to be imposed in J&K from midnight

19 Dec 2018

President's rule to be imposed in J&K from midnight

Jammu & Kashmir will be placed under President's rule from 20 December, for the first time in 22 years.

Heavy snowfall caused Rs. 500cr-loss to crops, assesses J&K government

07 Nov 2018

Heavy snowfall caused Rs. 500cr-loss to crops, assesses J&K government

The Jammu & Kashmir Government on Tuesday assessed Rs. 500 crore losses to the state's agriculture and horticulture sectors due to the recent heavy snowfall and urged the Center to provide relief to the affected farmers.

Rahul attacks Ambani over Rafale deal; calls him PM's 'BFF'

07 Oct 2018

Rahul attacks Ambani over Rafale deal; calls him PM's 'BFF'

Attacking industrialist Anil Ambani, Congress President Rahul Gandhi yesterday said one can land Rafale deal contracts worth "Rs. 1.3 lakh crore" if he is the PM's "BFF" (best friend forever).

Protect Article 35A or we'll boycott J&K local elections: Farooq

06 Sep 2018

Protect Article 35A or we'll boycott J&K local elections: Farooq

The Jammu & Kashmir National Conference will boycott the local body and Panchayat elections in the state unless the Center takes effective steps for protecting Article 35A of the Constitution, which is facing a legal challenge in the Supreme Court, Party President Farooq Abdullah said yesterday.

BJP's Nirmal Singh resigns as J&K deputy chief minister

30 Apr 2018

BJP's Nirmal Singh resigns as J&K deputy chief minister

Ahead of a much-awaited cabinet reshuffle, BJP's Nirmal Singh has resigned from his post of Deputy Chief Minister in Jammu & Kashmir's Mehbooba Mufti-government to give way to a new BJP face for the post.

Jammu: Three CRPF personnel suspended after woman alleges rape

30 Apr 2018

Jammu: Three CRPF personnel suspended after woman alleges rape

Three CRPF personnel were suspended and a FIR was registered against them after a 24-year-old woman from the Poonch district in Jammu & Kashmir alleged that she was wrongfully confined and then raped by one of them inside a camp back in March.

'Manmarziyaan' team served with a notice by J&K Tourism Board

23 Apr 2018

'Manmarziyaan' team served with a notice by J&K Tourism Board

Anurag Kashyap's upcoming directorial venture 'Manmarziyaan' has landed in a legal soup. The Jammu & Kashmir Tourism Board has issued a notice to the team for shooting in the prohibited area of Thajiwas glacier.

Jammu & Kashmir police's women safety app launched

09 Mar 2018

Jammu & Kashmir police's women safety app launched

On the occasion of International Women's Day, Jammu & Kashmir Governor NN Vohra's wife Usha Vohra launched a mobile application of the police aimed at ensuring the safety of women in the state.

Meet Manzoor Ahmad Dar, the 'Ravindra Jadeja' of J&K

25 Jan 2018

Meet Manzoor Ahmad Dar, the 'Ravindra Jadeja' of J&K

Manzoor Ahmad Dar, the 24-year-old big hitter from Jammu & Kashmir, is eyeing the IPL contract and could become the second player from the state to play in it after Parvez Rasool.

100 bunkers being constructed to protect villagers from Pak shelling

30 Dec 2017

100 bunkers being constructed to protect villagers from Pak shelling

Over 100 shell-proof underground bunkers are being constructed along the Line of Control (LoC) in the Sunderbani sector of Rajouri, Jammu & Kashmir (J&K).

J&K govt to SC: 'Hindus are not a minority'

19 Dec 2017

J&K govt to SC: 'Hindus are not a minority'

In an affidavit filed with the Supreme Court, the Jammu & Kashmir (J&K) government has conveyed that the state doesn't acknowledge Hindus as a "minority."

With no funds, J&K mulls pulling out of Ranji Trophy

11 Sep 2017

With no funds, J&K mulls pulling out of Ranji Trophy

Jammu & Kashmir Cricket Association (JKCA) may not take part in the upcoming Ranji Trophy, owing to cash crunch.

Terrorists attack police in J&K: One policeman dead; 8 injured

01 Sep 2017

Terrorists attack police in J&K: One policeman dead; 8 injured

A Jammu & Kashmir Armed Police party has been targeted by terrorists on the outskirts of Srinagar, near Zeewan, during a routine patrol.

BJP: Time to "say goodbye to Article 370" in J&K

11 Aug 2017

BJP: Time to "say goodbye to Article 370" in J&K

The Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) unit of the BJP said it's time for the state to "say goodbye to Article 370 and ask the Government of India to revoke Article 35 A."

Rs. 10L compensation for 'human shield', but not from army?

10 Jul 2017

Rs. 10L compensation for 'human shield', but not from army?

The J&K Human Rights Commission has directed the state to provide Rs. 10L as compensation to Farooq Ahmad Dar who was tied to the bonnet of an army jeep as a 'human shield'.

Kashmir human shield incident: Major Gogoi awarded by Indian Army

22 May 2017

Kashmir human shield incident: Major Gogoi awarded by Indian Army

Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Bipin Rawat awarded COAS Commendation Card to Major Leetul Gogoi for sustained efforts in counter-insurgency operations in Jammu & Kashmir.

Jammu & Kashmir: Banks stop cash transactions following robberies

07 May 2017

Jammu & Kashmir: Banks stop cash transactions following robberies

Following militant attacks and robberies on banks in South Kashmir, cash transactions at nearly 40 bank branches were stopped in sensitive areas of Pulwama and Shopian districts.

Government stands by 'human shield' decision

17 Apr 2017

Government stands by 'human shield' decision

The Centre has decided to stand by the army officer who decided to use a stone-pelter as a human shield to allow his men safe passage through a sea of protesters in Jammu and Kashmir recently.

J&K: In fresh controversy, video of army using human shield

15 Apr 2017

J&K: In fresh controversy, video of army using human shield

In a fresh controversy, on 15th April a video surfaced showing a Kashmiri youth tied to the fender of an army jeep as a "shield".

Lashkar-e-Taiba: Bitter dissension in the outfit's upper echelon

04 Apr 2017

Lashkar-e-Taiba: Bitter dissension in the outfit's upper echelon

Pakistan-based terror outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) is reportedly going through a bitter "dissension" in the upper echelon, revealed the intelligence inputs received by India's security establishment.

Terrorist killed in encounter in Hajin

19 Jan 2017

Terrorist killed in encounter in Hajin

A terrorist believed to be from the Lashkar-e-Taiba was killed in an encounter with security forces in Parray Mohalla in the Hajin area of Bandipora.

Terrorists target Akhnoor, Bandipora

10 Jan 2017

Terrorists target Akhnoor, Bandipora

Security forces killed a terrorist in an encounter in Bandipora district; officials said they received intelligence about militants in Hajin village of Bandipora, after which they launched search operations.

Terrorists kill 3 GREF labourers in J&K, high alert sounded

09 Jan 2017

Terrorists kill 3 GREF labourers in J&K, high alert sounded

Three General Reserve Engineer Force (GREF) labourers were killed when terrorists attacked their camp in J&K at 2 am.

West Pakistan refugees demand 'basic' rights even after 70 years

27 Dec 2016

West Pakistan refugees demand 'basic' rights even after 70 years

West Pakistan refugees in Jammu & Kashmir "don't see any hope" in the government's decision to issue nativity/identity certificates as they wouldn't entitle them to fundamental rights.

Attack on Srinagar-Jammu highway despite strong warning

19 Dec 2016

Attack on Srinagar-Jammu highway despite strong warning

A day before a convoy of Rashtriya Rifles was attacked in the Kadlibal area in Pampore, intelligence agencies dispatched warnings of a "possible terror attack" on the Srinagar-Jammu highway.

3 soldiers killed as terrorists attack army convoy

18 Dec 2016

3 soldiers killed as terrorists attack army convoy

An army convoy was shot at by 2 motorcycle-borne terrorists wearing pherans along the Srinagar-Jammu highway in south Kashmir's Pulwama district.

Ceasefire violated in Akhnoor, 286 violations so far

15 Nov 2016

Ceasefire violated in Akhnoor, 286 violations so far

Sources stated that Pakistan resorted to unprovoked firing along the LoC in Akhnoor, Jammu and Kashmir; this is the 286th ceasefire violation since the Uri attacks.

8 civilians killed by Pak, BSF retaliates heavily

02 Nov 2016

8 civilians killed by Pak, BSF retaliates heavily

In the latest round of ceasefire violations, Pakistani troops killed 8 civilians including 2 minors and injured 25 others at Samba, Rajouri, Jammu, Poonch, Ramgarh, Nowshera and Balakote.

Indian Army hits back; destroys four Pak Army outposts

01 Nov 2016

Indian Army hits back; destroys four Pak Army outposts

Exactly a month after conducting "surgical strikes" in Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir, the Indian Army once again went into the assault mode in North Kashmir's Keran sector in Kupwara district.