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.
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.
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).
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.
13 Jan 2020
With big players missing, Congress' meeting on CAA bites dust
Today, Congress convened a meeting of opposition in New Delhi to prepare a strategy on pressing issues like the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), National Population Register (NPR), and National Register of Citizens (NRC).
09 Jan 2020
15 foreign envoys visit Kashmir, government explains agenda
As 15 envoys from different countries are visiting Jammu and Kashmir, the government briefed media about the objective of this trip.
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.
15 Nov 2019
NCP-Congress-Sena will complete full term in Maharashtra, says Sharad Pawar
NCP boss Sharad Pawar is confident the post-poll alliance with Shiv Sena will work, and the government which will be formed will complete five years.
13 Nov 2019
Maharashtra: What divorce? Uddhav hints BJP option is still open
In the great circus of Indian politics, no one is a permanent enemy or friend. Relationships change at the drop of a hat, and Shiv Sena boss Uddhav Thackeray proved the same yesterday.
11 Nov 2019
'Maha' crisis: Will Congress-NCP support Sena? Sonia Gandhi to decide
Shiv Sena has Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari's invitation to form the government in Maharashtra, but it doesn't have the numbers. So, it is seeking support from NCP and Congress, the parties against whom it fought elections.
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.
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.
07 Oct 2019
Mehbooba Mufti's daughter says Kashmir less important than Aarey trees
Earlier today, the Supreme Court put a stay on the felling of trees in Mumbai's Aarey Colony until further orders, days after protests escalated over the weekend.
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.
05 Sep 2019
Supreme Court allows Mehbooba Mufti's daughter to meet her
On Thursday, the Supreme Court allowed Sana Iltija Javed, the daughter of former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti, to meet her.
03 Sep 2019
No dead bodies doesn't mean everything's normal, says Srinagar Mayor
Just because there aren't dead bodies lying around on the streets of Kashmir, it doesn't mean everything is normal, feels Srinagar Mayor Junaid Azim Mattu, who was given the status of Minister of State (along with his Jammu counterpart), after Centre revoked Article 370 last month.
25 Aug 2019
Government approaches Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti; requests cooperation
Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti, two former Chief Ministers of Jammu and Kashmir, have been cut off from the rest of the world since August 4, a day before BJP-led Centre made its massive Kashmir move.
16 Aug 2019
Kashmiris caged like animals: Mufti's daughter writes to Amit Shah
Slamming the Centre's decision to put Kashmir under lockdown, the daughter of PDP leader Mehbooba Mufti wrote a letter to Home Minister Amit Shah.
06 Aug 2019
#Article370Scrapped: Shah says Farooq Abdullah wasn't detained, he refutes claim
National Conference patriarch Farooq Abdullah on Tuesday alleged Union Home Minister Amit Shah lied in the Lok Sabha about his "detention" status.
06 Aug 2019
#Article370Scrapped: Yashwant Sinha feels BJP can break Rajiv Gandhi's record
If elections were held today, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) could easily break late Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi's electoral record, feels former Finance Minister Yashwant Sinha.
05 Aug 2019
Congress chief whip resigns over party's stand on Article 370
In yet another blow to the Indian National Congress, party whip in the Rajya Sabha, Bhubaneswar Kalita, resigned on Monday.
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.
24 May 2019
Election roundup: Big winners, losers and records broken
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will govern India for the next five years after India showered BJP with a stunning and historic mandate.
13 May 2019
Kashmir: Local rapes three-year-old during iftar, people protest on streets
Once again, humanity has hit a new low. This time, in Kashmir.
08 May 2019
Democracy's festival? Less than 1% voters got inked in Pulwama
While 51 constituencies cast their votes on Monday, during the fifth phase of polls, fear of terrorists ensured voters didn't turn up at polling booths in Pulwama, Jammu and Kashmir.
05 May 2019
J&K: BJP leader shot dead, party says security was withdrawn
Ahead of the last phase of elections in Anantnag parliamentary constituency of Jammu and Kashmir, a senior BJP leader was shot dead at his home in Verinag on Saturday. Notably, the last leg of the three-phased polls in Anantnag is scheduled for Monday.
14 Apr 2019
Modi holds rally in Kathua, slams Amarinder Singh, dynasty politics
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed a rally in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua on Sunday and criticized tall leaders like Captain Amarinder Singh (Congress), Mehbooba Mufti (PDP) and Omar Abdullah (National Conference).
08 Apr 2019
Security of over 400 J&K politicians restored after outrage
The Jammu and Kashmir administration, headed by Governor Satya Pal Malik, restored the security of over 400 politicians after outrage.
31 Mar 2019
Scrapping Article 370 will break relationship with J&K, warns Mehbooba
PDP leader and former Chief Minister of J&K, Mehbooba Mufti said on Saturday Article 370 shouldn't be touched as abolishing it will force the northernmost state to "rethink" its relationship with Union of India.
14 Mar 2019
#LokSabha2019: With 36 alleged allies, NDA is stronger than ever
For the Bharatiya Janata Party, the days of disgruntled allies have become a thing of the past.
28 Feb 2019
Hard disks, undisclosed expenditure found in terror funding raids
On Wednesday, income tax officials carried out raids on seven places spread across Delhi and Jammu and Kashmir, belonging to the "head of a prominent organization and his associates" who have allegedly been conducting "anti-national" activities.
26 Feb 2019
Mehbooba Mufti questions IAF strikes on Pakistan
While India rejoiced the Indian Air Force's successful operation which ended in the destruction of Jaish-e-Mohammed's camp, PDP leader Mehbooba Mufti questioned it in her tweet.
23 Feb 2019
Pulwama attack: 100 companies of paramilitary forces deployed in Kashmir
With India still reeling from the Pulwama attack, the Center has airlifted 100 companies of paramilitary forces to Srinagar to bolster security in Jammu and Kashmir.
10 Jan 2019
Indian Army chief says Taliban analogy doesn't apply to J&K
On Thursday, Indian Army chief General Bipin Rawat said that India should join the "bandwagon" if other countries were willing to initiate talks with the Taliban in Afghanistan, but the same analogy could not be applied to Jammu and Kashmir.
30 Dec 2018
#ThatWas2018: RaGa's hug to Biplab Deb's logic, looking at political-controversies
2018 wasn't devoid of political action. As it nears an end, dynamics in Indian politics have changed.
16 Dec 2018
Pulwama: Locals ask why Army didn't fire in air
The death of seven civilians in Kashmir's Pulwama on Saturday has sparked outrage in the valley with locals saying the Army officers should have fired in the air to disperse the crowd.
06 Dec 2018
BJD leaders to meet 22 parties over Women's Reservation Bill
The ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) in Odisha has decided to consult 22 political parties, including Congress and BJP, as part of its effort to build consensus on the Women's Reservation Bill, pending in Parliament.
30 Nov 2018
PDP, People's Conference spar over Center's decision to extend rail-link
Mainstream politicians in Kashmir have welcomed the Center's decision to extend the Banihal-Baramulla railway link in the valley to the frontier district of Kupwara, but the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the People's Conference jostled on the social media seeking credit for the decision.
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.