Jammu And Kashmir News

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.

BJP MLAs thrash lawmaker Engineer Rashid in J&K Assembly for hosting beef party
BJP MLAs thrash lawmaker Engineer Rashid in J&K Assembly for hosting beef party

The J&K Assembly on Thursday witnessed unruly scenes after BJP MLAs thrashed Independent MLA Sheikh Abdul Rashid for reportedly hosting a beef party on Wednesday.

Jammu and Kashmir: '24-hour duty cop' killed chasing LeT commander Qasim

Suspected Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) militants on Wednesday gunned down Police Sub-Inspector Altaf Ahmed.

Police officer gunned down in Kashmir

 Suspected Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militants today gunned down Police Sub-Inspector Altaf Ahmed, who was considered a key operational man and credited with smashing of many militant hideouts and arrest and killing of terrorists on the basis of intelligence generated by him.

Jammu and Kashmir: Suspension of four NC lawmakers revoked

The suspension of the four National Conference lawmakers was on Wednesday revoked by the respective presiding officers of the Jammu and Kashmir's bicameral House, prompting the opposition party to end its sit-in protest over the issue.

Over 20,000 bunkers to be built for border residents in J&K

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Muhammad Sayeed on Wednesday said that over 20,000 concrete bunkers would be built along the LoC and IB for the safety of residents living in border areas in Jammu region.

Suspected militants open fire, police officer injured in Kashmir

A police officer was on Wednesday injured when suspected militant opened fire on a car in Bandipora district of north Kashmir, police said.

NC protests outside J&K Assembly, demands suspension revoked on 4 MLAs

The Opposition National Conference (NC) on Wednesday refused to participate in the functioning of the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly until the suspension of four of their MLAs is revoked.

One injured in clash at HC complex in Jammu

A man was today shot at by a group of assailants inside the premises of the Jammu and Kashmir High Court complex here, following which an SHO was transferred and the in-charge of the police post in the area suspended on the charges of dereliction of duty. Six persons have been arrested in connection with incident which is said to be due to rivalry between two gangs.

BJP accuses Omar of demeaning Speaker's office

The BJP, a partner in the ruling coalition government in Jammu and Kashmir, on Tuesday accused the former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah of "demeaning" the Speaker's office.

Dadri killing: Farooq Abdullah says secularism been 'killed', asks Centre to respect all faiths

Amid outcry over lynching of a man in Dadri over rumours of consuming beef, former Union Minister Farooq Abdullah on Tuesday regretted that secularism has been "killed" in the country, as he appealed to the Centre to respect all religions in order to save the nation.

Opposition disrupts J&K Assembly over beef ban, rehabilitation of flood victims

Opposition National Conference (NC) and Congress legislators on Tuesday disrupted the proceedings of the state legislative assembly in summer capital Srinagar.

Four soldiers, one militant killed in Kashmir gunfights

At least four soldiers and one militant was killed on Monday as two separate gun battles raged in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district.

J&K govt welcomes SC decision to suspend HC order on beef ban

Jammu and Kashmir government on Monday welcomed the Supreme Court decision to suspend the order of state High Court on beef ban for two months.

'69 killed in militancy-related, Pak firing incidents this year'

The Jammu and Kashmir government on Monday informed the assembly that 69 people including 35 security personnel were killed and 199 injured in militancy- related incidents and Pakistani firing in the state this year.

'I am proud RSS member but inside J&K Assembly, I am just Speaker'

Facing the opposition charge of being "RSS man", Jammu and Kashmir Assembly Speaker Kavinder Gupta on Monday said he is proud to be RSS member but when inside the House, he is just the Speaker.

J&K Speaker 'throttling' voice of opposition: Omar Abdullah

Former J&K Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Monday accused the Speaker of state legislative assembly of being "biased" and "throttling the voice of the opposition", adding that the beef ban issue be handled by the legislature instead of judiciary.

SC stays order on sale of beef in J&K for two months

The Supreme Court on Monday suspended the state High Court's order enforcing ban on sale of beef in Jammu and Kashmir for two months.