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Militants attack police vehicle in Shopian

Militants on Thursday attacked a police vehicle in Shopian district of Kashmir.

Anantnag bypoll: PDP, Congress nominees file nomination papers

Candidates of both the Jammu and Kashmir's ruling PDP and the Congress on Wednesday filed their nomination papers for the Anantnag Lok Sabha by-election.

Sayeed files nomination for Anantnag Lok Sabha seat

Elections in Anantnag became necessary after the seat fell vacant when Mehbooba Mufti, who represented the seat, became the Chief Minister of the state.
 

Udhampur station may be named after martyred soldier: Jitendra Singh

Jitendra Singh, the minister of state in Prime Minister's Office, is a Lok Sabha member from the Udhampur constituency.

Kashmir DGP regrets 'manhandling' of photojournalist, mulls special badges for lensmen

Regretting an incident of alleged manhandling of a photojournalist, the Jammu and Kashmir police on Tuesday said that it is mulling special identification badges for lensmen belonging to media organisations to facilitate their field work.

Hizbul Mujahideen militant arrested in Jammu and Kashmir's Reasi district
Hizbul Mujahideen militant arrested in Jammu and Kashmir's Reasi district

The Jammu and Kashmir Police on Monday apprehended a terrorist from Thakrakote district in a joint operation with security forces. 

Sikh body demands fresh probe into J&K's Chattisinghpora massacre

A Sikh body here today demanded a fresh probe into the Chattisinghpora massacre which claimed the lives of 35 Sikhs on this day in 2000.

Farooq Abdullah, others file nominations for Srinagar​ bypolls
Farooq Abdullah, others file nominations for Srinagar​ bypolls

National Conference leader Farooq Abdullah and ruling PDP candidate Nazir Ahmad Khan Monday filed their nomination papers for Srinagar Lok Sabha constituency which is going to bypolls on April 9.

Guest Control Order not gospel truth, can be changed: Jammu & Kashmir minister

Stating that the "Guest Control Order" for curbing expenses in marriages is for the society's welfare.

Pakistan Army violates truce on LoC,  resorts to unprovoked shelling and firing on Indian positions
Pakistan Army violates truce on LoC, resorts to unprovoked shelling and firing on Indian positions

The Pakistan Army on Sunday resorted to unprovoked shelling and firing on Indian positions on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri and Poonch districts, authorities said.

AFSPA not imposed out of fun: Ram Madhav on Mehbooba's demand

Laws like AFSPA are "not imposed out of any fun" and states should create conditions where they are not needed, BJP leader Ram Madhav said today disagreeing with chief minister Mehbooba Mufti's pitch for the revocation of the Act from some areas of J&K.

India's longest road tunnel on Jammu-Srinagar National Highway to be thrown open to traffic soon

India's longest road tunnel built on Jammu-Srinagar National Highway will open to traffic very soon following successful completion of trial run.

One-way traffic on strategic Jammu-Srinagar national highway

The strategic Jammu-Srinagar national highway that was closed on Friday evening following landslides in Ramban district, was reopened on Saturday after restoration of one-way traffic, an official said.

RSP (Secular) leader files nomination for Srinagar LS bypoll

Rashtriya Samajwadi Party (Secular) candidate Sajad Reshid today filed his nomination papers for Srinagar Lok Sabha seat where bypoll is scheduled next month.

Kashmiri separatists warn Pakistan against any move to 'annex' Gilgit-Baltistan
Kashmiri separatists warn Pakistan against any move to 'annex' Gilgit-Baltistan

They said Kashmir, Ladakh, Jammu, Azad Kashmir and Gilgit Baltistan are a single entity.

Kashmir operation called off after militants escape

A security operation in south Kashmir`s Pulwama district was called off on Friday after militants managed to escape, police said.

ECI to hold elections to six seats of Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Council on April 17

The Election Commission of India (ECI) will hold polls to 6 seats of Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Council on April 17.

Photojournalists stage protest after J&K police assault
Photojournalists stage protest after J&K police assault

A group of photojournalists staged a protest on Thursday, demanding the immediate suspension of the Jammu and Kashmir police personnel who assaulted two of them outside the residence of Kashmiri separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani.

J&K: Separatist leaders disallowed presser, taken into custody

Police today disallowed a joint press conference called by separatist leaders, including the chairmen of both factions of Hurriyat Conference, and took them into custody.

Separatist leaders Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umer Farooq, Muhammad Yasin Malik arrested

Police on Thursday arrested separatist leaders Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umer Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik here after they tried to stage a protest.

Burhan Wani's successor Musa releases new video, urges Kashmiri youth to attack security forces 'in the name of Islam'
Burhan Wani's successor Musa releases new video, urges Kashmiri youth to attack security forces 'in the name of Islam'

Slain Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani's successor Zakir Musa has posted a new video on the social media uin which he has called on the young Kashmiri protestors to attack security forces in J&K.

Jammu and Kashmir: School-going girl crushed to death in Pampore
Jammu and Kashmir: School-going girl crushed to death in Pampore

A Class 11 girl student was on Wednesday crushed to death by a bus on Srinagar-Jammu highway at Pampore in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district.

Three militants, minor girl killed in Kupwara gunfight

Three foreign militants and a six-year-old girl were killed in a gunfight between holed-up militants and security forces in north Kashmir's Kupwara district on Wednesday.

J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti pitches for withdrawal of AFSPA from some areas
J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti pitches for withdrawal of AFSPA from some areas

Jammu and Kashmir, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Wednesday raked up the issue of revocation of controversial Armed Forces Special Powers Act from some areas.

National Conference, Congress to fight Lok Sabha by-elections jointly
National Conference, Congress to fight Lok Sabha by-elections jointly

The National Conference and the Congress announced on Wednesday they will fight the by-elections to the Lok Sabha from Srinagar and Anantnag in Jammu and Kashmir as allies.

Srinagar-Jammu National Highway reopened for traffic

The Srinagar-Jammu National Highway was partially reopened for traffic today, a week after landslides due to snowfall and rains had led to its closure.

Jammu & Kashmir: Three militants killed in Kupwara encounter
Jammu & Kashmir: Three militants killed in Kupwara encounter

Three militants were today killed in an encounter with the security forces in north Kashmir's Kupwara district.

IAF airlifts 530 stranded passengers to Kashmir

 IAF today carried out sorties of over 500 passengers who were stranded in Jammu following closure of the Jammu-Srinagar national highway due to heavy rains and snowfall, to Kashmir Valley.

Jammu-Srinagar National Highway to remain closed due to landslides

The strategic Jammu-Srinagar highway remained closed on Tuesday prompting authorities to make arrangements to airlift stranded passengers.

Pakistan again violates ceasefire on Poonch LoC

The Pakistan Army again resorted to unprovoked shelling and firing on Monday at Indian positions on the Line of Control in Poonch district.