Jammu And Kashmir News

Home Ministry seeks report on J&K High Court order on Art 370

The Home Ministry on Monday sought a report from the Jammu and Kashmir government on the state High Court's order that Article 370, which grants special status to the state, is beyond amendment, repeal or abrogation.

Panun Kashmir slams calls for repealing beef ban law in Kashmir

Panun Kashmir, an outfit claiming to represent displaced Kashmir Pandits, on Monday said the call for repealing beef ban law in Kashmir was akin to rejection of coexistence in Kashmir.

Blast in Kashmir's Shopian town

An IED explosion occurred on a road in J&K's Shopian town on Monday.

No fresh attack on Kashmir-bound vehicles: Deputy Commissioner of Udhampur

Deputy Commissioner of Udhampur in J&K has dismissed rumours of any fresh incident of attack on Kashmir-bound vehicles along the National Highway and said that elaborate security arrangements are in place to vitiate peaceful atmosphere in the district.

Clashes in Kashmir over Udhampur truck attack

Clashes erupted in parts of Srinagar on Monday over an attack on a truck in Udhampur, as a shutdown called by the separatists affected life across the Kashmir Valley.

Article 370, which gives special status to J&K, is permanent, says HC

Jammu and Kashmir High Court has ruled that Article 370, granting special status to the state, has assumed place of permanence in the Constitution and the feature is beyond amendment, repeal or abrogation.

DGP for setting up of Joint Checkpoints on infiltration routes

Stating that there is a huge build-up of militants across the Indo-Pak Border, J&K Director General of Police K Rajendra Kumar on Sunday called for setting up of Joint Checkpoints with other security forces to prevent infiltration.

Army intensifies patrolling along Jammu-Srinagar highway

Following Friday's attack on a Kashmir Valley-bound truck in Udhampur, the Indian Army on Sunday intensified patrolling along the Jammu-Srinagar highway to keep anti-social elements at bay.

Raped at 17, woman records statement in J&K court after 28 years

Twenty-eight years after she was allegedly gang-raped, a middle-aged woman has recorded her statement in a court in Bandipora district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Militant killed in overnight encounter in J&K

A militant was killed in an overnight encounter with security forces in Handwara area of north Kashmir's Kupwara district.

Beef ban row claims most of J&K Assembly's autumn session

Bulk of the proceedings of Jammu and Kashmir Assembly's eight-day autumn session were washed away due to the unruly scenes and uproar surrounding the beef ban in the state.

Two injured in Udhampur truck attack flown to Delhi for treatment

Two men who sustained serious burn injuries when a mob set ablaze a Kashmir Valley-bound truck in Jammu and Kashmir's Udhampur town were on Saturday airlifted to New Delhi for treatment, officials said.

Notorious criminal booked under PSA in Samba in J&K

Police has booked an alleged criminal under the Public Safety Act (PSA) after warrants were issued by the District Magistrate in Jammu and Kashmir's Samba district on Saturday.

Cow slaughter row: Rumour mongers will be booked under PSA, says DC

The Jammu and Kashmir government on Saturday 'warned' to book those involved in spreading rumours under Public Safety Act (PSA), following recovery of carcass of a cow and attack on a Kashmir-bound truck in Udhampur.

Stormy J&K Assembly session ends; CM Mufti Mohammad Sayeed hails peace message

The eight-day long stormy session of Jammu and Kashmir Assembly ended on Saturday with Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed hailing the House for sending out a message of peace and communal harmony to entire country through a unanimous resolution passed yesterday.

Near complete bandh observed in Jammu over beef issue

A near complete bandh was on Saturday observed in Jammu district in protest against the 'beef party' hosted by the Independent MLA Engineer Rashid and killing of cows in Udhampur district.

3,000 more Kashmiri Pandits to get jobs

Another 3,000 Kashmiri Pandits will be provided jobs to facilitate their early return to the Valley, where nearly 2,000 such migrant youth are already working, the government said on Saturday.

Kashmir-bound truck attacked in Udhampur, six arrested

Three persons, including a policeman, received burn injuries when a Kashmir-bound truck was attacked with a petrol bomb in Udhampur.

Shutdown favouring beef ban affects life in Jammu

Life in Jammu was affected on Saturday by a protest shutdown called against cow slaughter and a beef party held by a state lawmaker.

Normal proceedings resume in Jammu and Kashmir Assembly

Normal proceedings resumed in Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly on Friday after four days of ruckus in the House, during which an Independent MLA was also assaulted by BJP legislators over his controversial beef party.

Uphold secular values, says Kashmir Assembly

The Jammu and Kashmir assembly on Friday unanimously adopted a resolution pledging to uphold the state's secular and pluralistic ethos.

Shutdown affects life in Jammu region

A shutdown on Friday to protest alleged bovine slaughter affected life in three towns in Jammu region, with protestors attempting to block the busy Jammu-Srinagar national highway.

MLA Rashid's supporters detained during march to J&K Legislative Assembly​

Supporters of independent MLA Sheikh Abdul Rashid were on Friday detained as he led a march towards the Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly to protest against the alleged "sabotaging" of the bill against beef ban.

'Bovine carcasses in Chenani town not slaughter'

Authorities on Friday asked people to maintain calm in Udhampur district of Jammu region asserting that three bovine carcasses found on Thursday most likely were result of poisoning and not slaughter.

Mobile net services suspended for few hours in Jammu, restored

Fearing law and order problems, authorities Thursday suspended mobile internet services across Jammu region for a few hours following circulation of a few pictures of a beef party held by an Independent MLA in Srinagar yesterday and recovery of cow carcasses.

Cow carcasses found behind SDM office in J&K; situation tense
Cow carcasses found behind SDM office in J&K; situation tense

Protests broke out on Thursday in Udhampur district of Jammu and Kashmir, after "carcasses of three cows" were found behind the office of the Sub-Divisional Magistrate, police said.

J&K Assembly adjourns without taking up anti-beef ban bill

The controversial anti-beef ban bill could not be taken up in the J&K Legislative Assembly on Thursday.

'If Rashid holds 1000 beef parties, we will thrash him thousand times'
'If Rashid holds 1000 beef parties, we will thrash him thousand times'

One BJP MLA claimed that Rashid specifically mentioned “cow beef party”.

Thrashed Kashmir legislator defends holding beef party

Independent lawmaker Engineer Rashid, who was thrashed by BJP legislators on Thursday, said he did not indulge in any illegal act by hosting a beef party.

Militant hideout busted, arms cache recovered in J&K

Security forces have busted a militant hideout and recovered large quantity of ammunition and explosives in Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir.