Jammu and Kashmir News

Protesters pelt stones on vehicles of security forces after encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian

Protesters pelt stones on vehicles of security forces after encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian

The incident took place hours after an encounter in Hipura Batagund village in Kapran area in which six terrorists were neutralised and one Army jawan died.

Nov 25, 2018, 15:21 PM IST
Why didn't Mehbooba Mufti, Omar Abdullah contact me if they were serious about forming government: J&K Governor

Why didn't Mehbooba Mufti, Omar Abdullah contact me if they were serious about forming government: J&K Governor

Jammu and Kashmir assembly was abruptly dissolved by Governor Satyapal Malik on Wednesday night hours after the PDP staked claim to form a government.

Nov 25, 2018, 10:07 AM IST
Six terrorists killed, one jawan martyred in encounter in J&K's Shopian, arms seized

Six terrorists killed, one jawan martyred in encounter in J&K's Shopian, arms seized

The gunbattle between security forces and terrorists in Kapran Batagund area of Shopian has now concluded.

Nov 25, 2018, 07:00 AM IST
Kashmir records 55.70%, Jammu region 83% in third phase panchayat polls

Kashmir records 55.70%, Jammu region 83% in third phase panchayat polls

The trend of high voter turnout in the panchayat polls continued despite militant threats and boycott by main regional parties - the National Conference and the Peoples Democratic Party.

Nov 24, 2018, 21:15 PM IST
Panchayat polls: Kashmir region records 34%, Jammu 59% till noon

Panchayat polls: Kashmir region records 34%, Jammu 59% till noon

The polling began at 8 am and ended at 2 pm in 2,773 polling stations, including 918 in Kashmir division and 1,855 in Jammu division, officials said.

Nov 24, 2018, 17:27 PM IST
Civilian killings must end in Kashmir: CPI(M)

Civilian killings must end in Kashmir: CPI(M)

Expressing heartfelt condolences to the families of the victims, he said the killings were "highly condemnable".

Nov 24, 2018, 15:16 PM IST
Third phase of Jammu and Kashmir Panchayat Polls 2018 underway

Third phase of Jammu and Kashmir Panchayat Polls 2018 underway

The third phase of Jammu and Kashmir panchayat elections is currently underway at polling stations across the state. The voting began at 8 am and will continue till 2 pm.

Nov 24, 2018, 07:56 AM IST
Jammu and Kashmir: Terrorist kills former SPO in Shopian

Jammu and Kashmir: Terrorist kills former SPO in Shopian

Terrorist killed a former special police officer in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district on Friday after kidnapping three persons, officials said. 

Nov 23, 2018, 23:29 PM IST
Three, including former SPO, kidnapped in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian

Three, including former SPO, kidnapped in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian

Three persons including a former special police officer (SPO) were kidnapped by unidentified gunmen Friday in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir, official sources said.

Nov 23, 2018, 22:35 PM IST
Jammu and Kashmir: Person shot at by terrorists near Chhatargam Army camp

Jammu and Kashmir: Person shot at by terrorists near Chhatargam Army camp

A resident of Jammu and Kashmir's Magraypora was shot by the terrorists on Friday, metres away from Army Camp at Chhatargam, Army officials said. 

Nov 23, 2018, 22:01 PM IST
Six months enough to prepare for Assembly elections in J&K: CEC OP Rawat

Six months enough to prepare for Assembly elections in J&K: CEC OP Rawat

The Supreme Court has ruled that whenever such dissolution takes place, commission should hold elections on first occasion and in no case later than six months, said OP Rawat.

Nov 23, 2018, 19:03 PM IST
Six top LeT and Hizbul terrorists neutralised in Anantnag encounter

Six top LeT and Hizbul terrorists neutralised in Anantnag encounter

Six terrorists, from Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) and Hizb-ul-Mujahideen, were killed in an encounter in the wee hours of Friday. Army`s 3 Rashtriya Rifles (RR), 116 battalion of the Central Reserve Police

Nov 23, 2018, 15:17 PM IST
Terrorist, accused of assassinating senior Kashmiri journalist Shujaat Bhukari, killed in Anantnag encounter

Terrorist, accused of assassinating senior Kashmiri journalist Shujaat Bhukari, killed in Anantnag encounter

Bukhari, the editor-in-chief of local daily Rising Kashmir, was assassinated outside his office at press enclave in Srinagar.

Nov 23, 2018, 13:10 PM IST
PDP doesn't have numbers to form government, we do: Peoples Conference chairman Sajad Gani Lone

PDP doesn't have numbers to form government, we do: Peoples Conference chairman Sajad Gani Lone

Lone challenged Mehboob Mufti-led PDP to go to court and prove their majority.

Nov 23, 2018, 10:31 AM IST
J&K: 6 terrorists killed in Anantnag encounter, combing operations on

J&K: 6 terrorists killed in Anantnag encounter, combing operations on

The gunfight broke out in the district's Sekipora area of Bijbehara.

Nov 23, 2018, 06:38 AM IST
Fresh polls in J&K before May 2019, says EC amid political chaos over Assembly dissolution

Fresh polls in J&K before May 2019, says EC amid political chaos over Assembly dissolution

On Wednesday, the state assembly was abruptly dissolved by Governor Satya Pal Malik.

Nov 23, 2018, 06:25 AM IST
J&K Governor turned out to be a slave of the Centre, had high hopes: Farooq Abdullah

J&K Governor turned out to be a slave of the Centre, had high hopes: Farooq Abdullah

Terming the development in Jammu and Kashmir as “sad”, the former chief minister demanded that the post of Governor should be looked into.

Nov 22, 2018, 19:53 PM IST
Governor’s decision to dissolve J&K Assembly is murder of democracy: Sharad Yadav

Governor’s decision to dissolve J&K Assembly is murder of democracy: Sharad Yadav

Democracy has been murdered in J&K by dissolving the assembly. I oppose and condemn the dissolution, said Sharad Yadav.

Nov 22, 2018, 16:46 PM IST
Ram Madhav takes back his 'across the border' remark on NC-PDP alliance after Omar Abdullah's 'dare'

Ram Madhav takes back his 'across the border' remark on NC-PDP alliance after Omar Abdullah's 'dare'

Probably they had fresh instructions from across the border to come together and form government, Ram Madhav had said earlier.

Nov 22, 2018, 16:06 PM IST
Omar challenges BJP to prove horse trading allegations and Pakistan links, slams Governor Satya Pal Malik

Omar challenges BJP to prove horse trading allegations and Pakistan links, slams Governor Satya Pal Malik

Jammu and Kashmir Assembly was abruptly dissolved by the Governor on Wednesday after PDP  staked claim to form a government with the backing of rival National Conference and the Congress.

Nov 22, 2018, 12:46 PM IST