Jammu And Kashmir News

ED sleuths in Jammu and Kashmir foil bid to smuggle banned forest products

Sleuths of the Jammu and Kashmir Excise Department on Friday foiled a bid to smuggle rare and highly-valuable banned forest products after a huge quantity of them were seized at the Lakhanpur toll post in Kathua district.

Captured Pak terrorist Sajjad Ahmed trained in LeT camp, had no specific mission in Kashmir
Captured Pak terrorist Sajjad Ahmed trained in LeT camp, had no specific mission in Kashmir

A day after the Indian Army and J&K Police, in a joint operation, captured Pakistani terrorist Sajjad Ahmed after killing his four associates in a two-day operation in Kashmir, details have started to tumble out.

Pakistan resorts to heavy shelling in Jammu; 3 civilians killed, 16 injured
Pakistan resorts to heavy shelling in Jammu; 3 civilians killed, 16 injured

Pakistani troops violated ceasefire by resorting to heavy mortar shelling along International Border in RS Pura ​and Arnia sectors of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday, killing 3 civilian and injuring 16 others.

PoK refugees meet Rahul, seek his help over Rs 25 lakh package

Accusing the Modi government of "scuttling" their 'one-time settlement' funds, PoK refugees met with Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi, urging him to put pressure on the Centre to release the Rs 25 lakhs per PoK family grant.

Rahul Gandhi promises to raise problems of Kashmiri Pandits in Parliament

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi has said he would raise the problems of Kashmiri Pandit migrants in Parliament, according to a delegation that met him here.

J&K Police gives Rs 4 lakh relief to grenade blast victim

Jammu and Kashmir Police on Thursday provided relief of Rs four lakh to the family of an ice-cream vendor who was killed in a grenade attack by militants in Anantnag early this year.

After Naved, another Pakistani terrorist Sajjad Ahmed caught alive in Jammu and Kashmir
After Naved, another Pakistani terrorist Sajjad Ahmed caught alive in Jammu and Kashmir

In a major development, Indian security forces captured alive another Pakistani terrorist in Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday.  

Two anti-militancy operations continue in north Kashmir
Two anti-militancy operations continue in north Kashmir

The two anti-militancy operations in north Kashmir entered the second day on Thursday but no fresh casualties have been reported so far, Army said.

Rahul slams NDA govt, accuses it of being 'businessmen ki sarkar'
Rahul slams NDA govt, accuses it of being 'businessmen ki sarkar'

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi cornered Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led Central Government over the farmer`s issue and alleged that the latter was concerned only about a few `businessmen`.

PDP seeks ample resources from Centre to deal with post-flood situation

 Describing growing unemployment as a matter of "grave concern", PDP president Mehbooba Mufti on Wednesday sought "ample resources" from the Centre for post-flood economic reconstruction and to supplement the peace efforts in Jammu and Kashmir.

Strengthening of panchayats must to bring peace to J&K: Rahul Gandhi
Strengthening of panchayats must to bring peace to J&K: Rahul Gandhi

 Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday said that strengthening of panchayats in Jammu and Kashmir was necessary to bring peace to the state.

Video of Hizbul Mujahideen militant threatening cops surfaces in Srinagar

 A new video of Hizbul Mujahideen militant Burhan Muzzafar Wani has surfaced here, weeks after the one that showed him training in battle fatigues.

Two live mortar shells found in a stream in Budgam

Two live mortar shells were on Wednesday found lying in a stream in Budgam district of central Kashmir, police said.

PM Narendra Modi govt is 'pro-corporate': CITU

Accusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led central government of being "pro-corporate", Jammu and Kashmir chapter of Centre of Indian Trade Union (CITU) on Wednesday asked working class to join the one-day nation-wide strike next month to protest against government's unilateral labour reforms.

Pakistani terrorist Naved Yakub makes confessional statement before court
Pakistani terrorist Naved Yakub makes confessional statement before court

LeT terrorist Mohammed Naved Yakub, a resident of Pakistan, made a confessional statement before a magistrate here on Wednesday regarding the role of the terror outfit in carrying out strikes like the Udhampur attack in Jammu and Kashmir.

Militant infiltration bid foiled in Kashmir

The Army on Wednesday foiled an attempt by militants who tried to sneak into India from Pakistan in Jammu and Kashmir, police said.

Militant killed in encounter in Kashmir's Uri sector

An unidentified militant was killed in an encounter with security forces near the Line of Control in Uri area of North Kashmir's Baramulla district on Wednesday.

Rahul Gandhi accuses Narendra Modi of not fulfilling promises
Rahul Gandhi accuses Narendra Modi of not fulfilling promises

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday alleged there was "over centralisation of power" in the central government blocking the functioning of the entire system and accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of not fulfilling promises.

Shabir Shah blames Centre for failure of NSA talks with Pakistan

Democratic Freedom Party (DFP) president Shabir Ahmad Shah on Tuesday "blamed the Centre for the failure" of the NSA talks with Pakistan, saying "the world is disappointed on the stand taken by India".

Centre evaded talks with Pakistan on Kashmir: Hurriyat

 Moderate Hurriyat Conference on Tuesday accused the Centre of "evading" the NSA-level talks with Pakistan by refusing to discuss Kashmir, an issue it described as the main reason for the "huge trust deficit" between the two countries.

Lt Gen Hira takes over as CoS Northern Command

 Lieutenant General Narinder Pal Singh Hira on Tuesday took over as the Chief of Staff of Headquarter Northern Command.

J&K Chief Secretary Mohammad Iqbal Khanday seeks voluntary retirement

 Jammu and Kashmir Chief Secretary Mohammad Iqbal Khanday has sought voluntary retirement from service, a move which comes against the backdrop of his differences with the government over recent transfers of bureaucrats.

VHP leader meets J&K Governor NN Vohra

A senior Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) leader on Wednesday met Jammu and Kashmir Governor NN Vohra here and discussed the situation at the Line of Control with him.

Rahul Gandhi to embark three-day visit to J&K from Wednesday

 Against the backdrop of tension along Indo-Pak border, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi will begin his three-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir from Wednesday during which he will meet the people affected by shelling from Pakistani troop.

Kashmiri militants are like Bhagat Singh, says separatist leader Shabir Shah
Kashmiri militants are like Bhagat Singh, says separatist leader Shabir Shah

In a statement which could stoke controversy, Kashmiri separatist leader Shabir Shah on Tuesday said that all the militants who had given their lives over the Kashmir issue were like freedom fighter Bhagat Singh.

Militant attack rumour triggers panic in Jammu

A hoax call on Tuesday about spotting of militants triggered panic and fear as it kept the Army and Police on their toes due to search operation.

PDP to press Centre to hold talks with Pakistan, separatists: Beg

Ruling PDP in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday said it will press the Centre to hold dialogue with Pakistan and separatists, days after the scrapping of the NSA-level talks between the two countries.

J&K chief secretary decides to step down

Jammu and Kashmir chief secretary Muhammad Iqbal Khandey on Tuesday decided to quit as the seniormost bureaucrat of the state reportedly over differences with the ruling alliance.

Army JCO killed in Pak sniper firing along LoC

A Junior Commissioned Officer (JCO) of Army was killed today in cross-LoC firing by Pakistani troops in Kupwara district of Kashmir.

Holy mace of Lord Shiva joins Amarnath yatra

'Chhari Mubarak', the holy mace of Lord Shiva, on Monday joined the annual Amarnath yatra, marking concluding phase of the 59-day pilgrimage to 3,880 metre cave shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas.