Jammu And Kashmir News

Youth killed as Pak Rangers shell border posts, villages in Jammu
Youth killed as Pak Rangers shell border posts, villages in Jammu

A youth was killed when Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire by targeting border out posts and border hamlets by resorting to firing and mortar shelling along the IB in Jammu district on Tuesday.

Police bust Hizbul Mujahideen sleeper cell in Jammu and Kashmir

A sleeper cell of banned terror group Hizbul Mujahideen has been busted here with police arresting its chief, a UK-based Kashmiri physiotherapist.

Army downplays violence in J&K, calls it media's wishful thinking

The Army Monday downplayed the recent incidents of violence and reports of youths joining militancy, especially in south Kashmir, stating that the situation was largely stable and the media was just indulging in wishful thinking.

Flash floods affect 4 Leh villages, no casualties reported

Heavy rains in Leh district of Jammu and Kashmir caused flash floods, resulting in damage to several residential houses, police said here on Monday.

Heavy overnight firing by Pakistan troops in Jammu, BSF retaliates
Heavy overnight firing by Pakistan troops in Jammu, BSF retaliates

Pakistan troops overnight violated the ceasefire agreement on the line of control (LoC) in four sectors of the Jammu region.

Hazratbal mosque imam Bashir Ahmad Farooqi no more

Moulvi Bashir Ahmad Farooqi, imam and preacher at famous the Hazratbal mosque passed away here today. He was 84.

Section 144 imposed in Jammu

In the wake of an extension of Jammu bandh by the AIIMS Coordination Committee, section 144 of CrPC has been imposed here by the authorities, prohibiting assembly of more than four people at any place.

Jammu, Kashmir to have similar AIIMS: JK Health Minister

Amid protests and shutdown to demand setting up of an AIIMS in Jammu, state health minister Chowdhary Lal Singh on Sunday said AIIMS will be set up at both here and Kashmir and will be provided with same facilities.

AIIMS row: BJP slams strike in J&K, says vested interests playing politics

Ruling BJP in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday slammed the ongoing agitation for AIIMS in Jammu and said those spearheading the stir were playing in the hands of opposition parties, in spite of Centre's announcement to give "AIIMS-like" institution in the city.

AIIMS issue: Bandh continues in Jammu for third day, Section 144 imposed

Jammu witnessed a shutdown for the third consecutive day today as part of agitation being carried out by an amalgam of over 70 organisations to press for setting up an AIIMS in this region of the state.

Kashmir Range DIG reviews security situation in Leh

A senior police officer today reviewed the overall security situation in the border district of Leh in Jammu and Kashmir.

Another batch of 444 pilgrims leave Jammu for Amarnath

Amid tight security, a batch of 444 pilgrims today left for the cave shrine of Amarnath in the south Kashmir Himalayas.

Ceasefire violations by Pakistan in RS Pura Sector
Ceasefire violations by Pakistan in RS Pura Sector

Pakistan once again violated ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) on the International Border in RS Pura Sector on Sunday.

Bar Association Jammu extends strike over AIIMS issue

The J&K High Court Bar Association Jammu (BAJ) has decided to extend its strike for six more days, starting Monday, in protest against the police action on its members and the "peaceful" agitators during rallies today over the demand for setting up AIIMS in the region.

Western Command Chief discusses security situation with Dy CM

General Officer Commanding-in-Chief of Army's Western Command Lt Gen KJ Singh on Saturday discussed security situation with Jammu and Kashmir Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh here.

Amid bandh, police cane-charges pro-AIIMS protesters in Jammu
Amid bandh, police cane-charges pro-AIIMS protesters in Jammu

Police resorted to cane-charge and teargas firing to disperse pro-AIIMS protesters at three places amid clashes in Jammu city, where a bandh was observed for second consecutive day on Saturday over the demand for establishment of AIIMS in the region.

J&K CM Mufti Mohammad Sayeed meets cops injured in Pattan attack

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed on Saturday condemned the attack on a police party in Pattan area of north Kashmir's Baramulla district which left three cops injured and visited them at a hospital here.

Release Rs 200 cr for revival of sick units in J&K: Committee

The Estimates Committee of Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly has asked the state government to approve and release Rs 200 crore for revival of sick industrial units in the state.

Pakistan Rangers violate ceasefire along International Border​

The Pakistan Rangers on Saturday violated the ceasefire by resorting to small arms firing and mortar shelling on border out posts along the International Border in Jammu district, drawing retaliation from the BSF.

Another batch of 418 pilgrims leave Jammu for Amarnath

Amid tight security, a batch of 418 pilgrims on Saturday left for the cave shrine of Amarnath in the south Kashmir Himalayas.

Militants fire at police check post in J&K, three cops, cab driver hurt

Three policemen, including an SHO, and a taxi driver were injured on Friday night when militants opened firing on a police check post in Pattan area of north Kashmir's Baramulla district.

BJP's popularity in Jammu dipped after govt formation: Hari Om

 Jammu and Kashmir BJP leader Prof Hari Om today suggested the party to break its alliance with the PDP as the popularity of BJP in Jammu province has dipped to the lowest levels since it become partner in the government in the state.

People stage protests against 'shortage' of doctors in J&K's Ramban

 The residents of Banihal today staged protests over "shortage" of doctors in various hospitals here and accused the state government of "adopting discriminatory policies" against them, police said.

BSF foils infiltration bid at J&K's Samba district, says forces on alert after Gurdaspur attack
BSF foils infiltration bid at J&K's Samba district, says forces on alert after Gurdaspur attack

The Border Security Force (BSF) on Friday foiled an infiltration attempt along the International Border in Jammu and Kashmir's Samba region.

J&K Govt approves first-ever state disaster management plan

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed on Friday approved the first-ever disaster management plan in the state in an effort to reduce the vulnerability to hazards and cope with disasters and natural calamities in a more effective manner.

Jammu bandh over AIIMS turns violent, police use force to disperse protesters​; Oppn targets BJP
Jammu bandh over AIIMS turns violent, police use force to disperse protesters​; Oppn targets BJP

Violent protests broke out in Jammu as a three-day shutdown called from Friday to press for setting up of AIIMS in the region disrupted normal life and opposition parties took to streets accusing ruling BJP of "betrayal".

ISIS, Pakistan, LeT flags waved near Jama Masjid in Srinagar

Flags of ISIS, Pakistan and Lashkar-e-Toiba ( LeT) were waved near the Jama Masjid in Srinagar after Friday prayers.

Jammu: Army Jawan commits suicide

An Indian Army jawan allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself with his service rifle in an army camp in Jammu, police said on Friday.

BJP, ACC activists clash as Jammu observes complete bandh

Clashes broke out between activists of AIIMS Coordination Committee (ACC) and the BJP today in Jammu, where a complete bandh was observed over demand of establishment of AIIMS in the region, following which police used cane charge to bring situation to normal.

Yakub Memon hanging: J&K MLA reveals he met Tiger Memon in PoK
Yakub Memon hanging: J&K MLA reveals he met Tiger Memon in PoK

On the day Yakub Memon was hanged in a Nagpur jail, a Congress MLA in Kashmir on Thursday created a stir when he claimed meeting the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts mastermind Tiger Memon.