Jammu And Kashmir News

Cold wave sweeps Kashmir, Leh freezes at minus 15

Cold wave conditions continued unabated in Kashmir on Thursday as Leh town recorded the season's coldest night at minus 14.6 degrees Celsius, the weather office said.

Encounter in J&K's Kupwara ends, one terrorist killed
Encounter in J&K's Kupwara ends, one terrorist killed

Srinagar: A fierce encounter, which broke out between militants and security forces in Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir in the wee hours of Thursday, has ended.

Root out dynastic rule: Uma Bharti to J&K people

Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti on Wednesday asked them to root out the dynastic rule of father and son (NC) and father and daughter (PDP) for failure to end corruption.

NC, Congress, PDP responsible for Jammu discrimination: BJP

Jammu and Kashmir BJP on Wednesday alleged that Jammu region is facing discrimination on all the fronts by Kashmir centric political parties.

J&K polls: BJP misleading people, says Omar Abdullah

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Wednesday today accused BJP of deceiving the people of the state by asking them to vote in the name of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

For bright future, disband Cong, PDP and NC from J&K: Sidhu

Promising bright future, veteran cricketer and BJP leader Navjot Singh Sidhu on Wednesday asked the people to disband Congress, PDP and NC from this state and give only one chance to his party.

Pregnant woman dies in J&K hospital; govt orders probe

A pregnant woman died at the district hospital here allegedly due medical negligence following which the Jammu and Kashmir government on Wednesday ordered a magisterial probe into the incident.

Cold wave continues in J&K

Cold wave conditions continued in the Valley and the Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday.

BJP shelved Article 370 to appease J&K people: Azad

Hitting out at BJP, Congress senior leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on Tuesday questioned the saffron party about its silence on Article 370 and said they have shelved the issue to appease the people of Jammu and Kashmir in the ongoing Assembly polls.

BJP shelved Article 370 to appease J&K people: Ghulam Nabi Azad

Hitting out at BJP, Congress senior leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on Tuesday questioned the saffron party about its silence on Article 370 and said they have shelved the issue to appease the people of Jammu and Kashmir in the ongoing Assembly polls.

J&K polls: Omar govt failed on all fronts, says Mufti Mohmmad Sayeed

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Tuesday attacked Omar Abdullah government saying it has failed on all fronts as a result the Centre, instead of sanctioning relief funds to the state government for flood victims, directly sent to them.

NC, PDP and Congress will be wiped out even from Valley: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday slammed the opposition parties in Jammu and Kashmir for claiming that BJP will not be able open an account in Kashmir Valley, saying "Kashmir-centric" parties will in fact draw a blank in the region.

People of Valley refused to buy BJP's false promises: Omar Abdullah
People of Valley refused to buy BJP's false promises: Omar Abdullah

Ruling National Conference on Tuesday said people of the Valley have refused to buy the BJP's false promises and its leader Arun Jaitley has conceded that his party was not going to form the government in the state after positive poll trend emerged.

Omar Abdullah condemns Taliban attack in Pakistan school

Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Tuesday condemned the Taliban assault on a Pakistani school that left more than 120 dead and said "inhuman" and "barbaric" words were not enough to describe the perpetrators.

Cold wave grip Kashmir, Kargil coldest at minus 11 deg C

Srinagar: Cold wave intensified its grip across the Kashmir division, including Ladakh region, as the minimum temperature fell by a couple of degrees.

Army's Northern Command in J&K celebrates Vijay Diwas

 The 43rd Anniversary of 'Vijay Diwas' was on Tuesday celebrated at Army's Northern command headquarter, where its Commander Lt Gen DS Hooda exhorted army men to rededicate themselves in the service of the nation.

Will Congress heavyweight Bhalla retain Jammu's Gandhinagar?

Gandhinagar: Senior Congress leader Raman Bhalla is seeking re-election from this Jammu district constituency for a third time, but he faced a tough challenge from BJP's Kavinder Gupta.

Security stepped up for PM's rally in J&K

A thick security blanket has been thrown around the city today for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's election rally ahead of the final phase of election in Jammu and Kashmir.

PM Narendra Modi to address rallies in Jammu

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address two rallies in the Jammu region Tuesday ahead of the final phase of elections in the state Saturday.

BJP won Lok Sabha polls on communal polarisation: Rahul
BJP won Lok Sabha polls on communal polarisation: Rahul

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said that BJP succeeded in winning Lok Sabha polls by playing the communal card and even public failed to comprehend the fact.

J&K polls: Infrastructural growth top on NCs agenda, says Devender Rana

National Conference senior leader Devender Singh Rana on Monday said his party has always kept infrastructural growth top on its agenda, asserting that peoples' yearning for development cannot be held hostage to emotive sloganeering.

PM Modi to campaign in J&K on Tuesday for final phase of Assembly polls
PM Modi to campaign in J&K on Tuesday for final phase of Assembly polls

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will campaign for BJP candidates in Jammu region on Tuesday addressing two election rallies for the fifth and final phase assembly polls.

J&K polls: BJP will not get even one seat from Kashmir, says Omar Abdullah

Claiming that the people of Kashmir have refused to buy the "false promises of BJP and rejected its doublespeak", Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Monday said the saffron outfit will not be able to win even a single seat in the Valley.

BJP's 'mission 44 plus' in J&K a daydream: Azad

Terming the "mission 44 plus" of BJP as a daydream, Congress on Monday said the heavy voter turnout during the first four phases of the ongoing assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir has shattered the saffron party's dreams.

J&K govt responsible for the killing of sarpanchs: Jitendra Singh

Union Minister Jitendra Singh on Monday held the ruling coalition government in the state responsible for the killing of panchs and sarpanchs in the Kashmir valley during the past three years.

PDP will form next government in J&K: Mehbooba

Exuding confidence that it would form the next government in Jammu and Kashmir, PDP President Mehbooba Mufti on Monday said it would ensure equal representation to people from all the three regions of the state.

Congress created hurdles in public welfare measures: Omar

Accusing the alliance partner, Congress, of putting "hurdles" in implementing major public welfare measures in Jammu and Kashmir, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Monday appealed the people to "exhibit wisdom" and support the "local party" for development.

SAD to extend 'unconditional support' to BJP in J&K polls

Giving boost to BJP ahead of the final phase of the Assembly polls, the Shiromani Akali Dal has decided to extended "unconditional support" to the party in the elections and appealed to the Sikh community to vote for candidates of the saffron party, the SAD here said on Monday.

Kashmiri Pandits demand rebuilding of Jawala Ji temple

An organisation of Kashmiri Pandits on Monday demanded reconstruction of Mata Jawala Ji temple on a war-footing, two days after the ancient shrine at Khrew was gutted in a fire caused by short-circuit.

Deputy CM faces a do-or-die situation in Chhamb in Jammu

Jammu and Kashmir Deputy Chief Minister and three-time Congress MLA Tara Chand is facing a tough battle this time in his Chhamb seat, bordered with hostile Pakistan, as BJP is trying to capitalise Modi wave coupled by anti-incumbency factor to wrest the seat.