Jammu And Kashmir News

Ruckus in Jammu and Kashmir assembly

The proceedings of the Jammu and Kashmir legislative assembly were disrupted on Friday as opposition members stormed to the speaker`s podium to protest against a variety of issues, including what they termed the government`s failure to implement the food safety act.

Terrorists hiding in J&K's Baramulla, fierce encounter underway
Terrorists hiding in J&K's Baramulla, fierce encounter underway

A fierce gunbattle is currently underway between security forces and a group of unidentified terrorists hiding in the dense forest areas of Baramulla in Jammu and Kashmir on Friday.

Two security personnel injured in gunbattle in Baramulla

An encounter broke out on Friday between militants and security forces in Tangmarg area of Kashmir's Baramulla district.

Security forces, militants engaged in gunfight in Kupwara

Security forces and militants were engaged in a gunfight in north Kashmir`s Kupwara district near the LoC on Thursday.

Marijuana recovered from two smugglers in Jammu

The consignment was being transported from Kashmir to Jammu.

SPO run over by speeding vehicle in Ramban, J&K

26-year-old SPO Ishtiaq Ahmed was run over by a Srinagar-bound speeding MUV.

Militants kill cop, snatch weapon from another in Kashmir
Militants kill cop, snatch weapon from another in Kashmir

A policeman was killed on Wednesday when militants attacked a National Conference (NC) leader's security guard and snatched his service rifle in south Kashmir's Pulwama district.

JKLF chief Yasin Malik detained in Srinagar ahead of Thursday's shutdown
JKLF chief Yasin Malik detained in Srinagar ahead of Thursday's shutdown

The arrests come on the eve of a joint shutdown called by the pro-freedom leaders including Hurriyat chairman Syed Ali Geelani, Malik and Mirwaiz.

 

Two journalists asked to leave army event as they didn't stand up during national anthem
Two journalists asked to leave army event as they didn't stand up during national anthem

An Indian Army officer asked two journalists to leave an event because they "did not stand up when the Indian national anthem was played and the Indian flag was unfurled".

Hurriyat leader Mirwaiz Umer Farooq placed under house arrest in Srinagar
Hurriyat leader Mirwaiz Umer Farooq placed under house arrest in Srinagar

The authorities placed Mirwaiz Umer Farooq, chairman of the moderate Hurriyat group, under house arrest on Wednesday to prevent him from attending a separatist` meeting over government plans to set up colony for ex-servicement in the state.

Separatist leaders in Kashmir join hands against colonies for Pandits
Separatist leaders in Kashmir join hands against colonies for Pandits

It is for the first time since 2008 that the Kashmiri separatists, who are ideologically and politically divided, have joined hands.

Civilian shot dead in J&K's Kupwara

A young boy was shot dead by unknown gunmen this morning at Waderbala in Handwara, Jammu and Kashmir.

Militants kill civilian in Kashmir

Separatist militants on Wednesday killed a civilian who was abducted late Tuesday night in Jammu and Kashmir`s Kupwara district.

Ban on ABVP: BJP hints at action against Jammu University vice-chancellor
Ban on ABVP: BJP hints at action against Jammu University vice-chancellor

BJP general secretary Ram Madhav on Tuesday condemned the 'obstinate behavior' of Jammu University Vice-Chancellor Professor R.D Sharma to ban the party's youth wing Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) in all educational institutions in the region and said action would be taken accordingly. 

Pakistan's JeM leader, suspected militant killed in shootout in Kashmir
Pakistan's JeM leader, suspected militant killed in shootout in Kashmir

A suspected leader of the Pakistani militant group Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) and another suspected militant have been killed in a shootout with security forces in Indian Kashmir, police said Tuesday.

Srinagar encounter: Two suspected cop killers gunned down as search-op against militants continues
Srinagar encounter: Two suspected cop killers gunned down as search-op against militants continues

Security forces were on high alert after the militants struck early on Monday, first such attack after a lull of three years in Srinagar.

High alert across LoC after terror attacks in Srinagar, manhunt on for Hizb-ul-Mujahideen militants
High alert across LoC after terror attacks in Srinagar, manhunt on for Hizb-ul-Mujahideen militants

A group of heavily armed terrorists first attacked a police party at Zadibal Police Station and then a CRPF post in Tengpora in Srinagar, killing three policemen.

Wreath laying ceremony held for Kupwara braveheart Naik Gawade
Wreath laying ceremony held for Kupwara braveheart Naik Gawade

Naik Gawade Pandurang Mahadev was martyred in a fierce encounter with five heavily armed terrorists on May 21.

Internet services suspended in Kupwara in wake of encounter

 Internet services were suspended in Kupwara district of Kashmir today as authorities apprehended misuse of social media in the wake of killing of five militants in an encounter yesterday over which there have been protests by some locals.

Soldier wounded in gunfight in Kashmir dies

A soldier wounded in a gunfight with guerrillas in Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir died on Sunday in a hospital, an army spokesman said.

Kupwara encounter: 5 terrorists gunned down, 3 Army jawans injured as siege ends
Kupwara encounter: 5 terrorists gunned down, 3 Army jawans injured as siege ends

Citing an army official, the Indian Express reported that as the security forces were conducting a search operation, the holed-up militants fired upon them. 

Restrictions in Srinagar to prevent separatists rally

Authorities on Saturday imposed restrictions in parts of summer capital Srinagar to prevent a separatist called rally.

J&K: Police fire tear gas shells as students indulge in protest near Degree College Ganderbal
J&K: Police fire tear gas shells as students indulge in protest near Degree College Ganderbal

A group of students indulged in stone-pelting near Degree College Ganderbal in the main town in Srinagar.

BSF, Pakistani Rangers hold sector commander-level flag meeting in J&K's RS Pura

Border Security Force​ (BSF) and Pakistan Rangers held sector commander-level flag meeting on International Boundary in RS Pura sector of Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday.

Major earthquake of magnitude 8 or greater may hit Jammu and Kashmir: study
Major earthquake of magnitude 8 or greater may hit Jammu and Kashmir: study

A major earthquake, of magnitude 8 or greater, may strike Jammu and Kashmir , endangering the lives of as many as a million people, latest geologic mapping in the Himalayan mountains of the state suggests.

Trikuta hills fire brought under control, Katra-Vaishno Devi chopper services resume
Trikuta hills fire brought under control, Katra-Vaishno Devi chopper services resume

The fire broke out in the ridge adjoining areas to Banganga and later spread to the forest near the Katra helipad.

Two terrorists killed in separate encounters in Jammu and Kashmir

As many as two terrorists were gunned down in separate encounters with security forces in Kupwara and Shopian districts of Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday.

One guerrilla killed, two held by Army near LoC

Noting there was information about the infiltration of militants in Sabjia Mandi area, a source said that on basis of this information, a search was launched in the area and militants spotted hiding in a dry watercourse.

Handwara molestation case: Was abused by cops, pressurised to change statement, says victim
Handwara molestation case: Was abused by cops, pressurised to change statement, says victim

Five people were killed in clashes between protesters and security forces after the girl, who stays in Handwara, alleged that she had been molested by a soldier.  

Land for displaced Kashmiri Pandits identified in the Valley
Land for displaced Kashmiri Pandits identified in the Valley

At least three sites have been identified by the Jammu and Kashmir government for setting up colonies for displaced Kashmiri Pandits and it has been conveyed to the Union Home Ministry for assessment.