Jammu And Kashmir News

Over 12,000 candidates appear in Combined Competitive Exam from J&K

Over 12,000 candidates from Jammu and Kashmir appeared in the Combined Competitive (Preliminary) Examination on Sunday which were held in two sessions at 26 centres across the state.

BJP-PDP alliance doesn't augur well for J&K: Panun Kashmir

 Panun Kashmir on Sunday said political alignment between BJP and PDP in Jammu and Kashmir does not seem to have augured well for the state, and accused the alliance of having failed to trigger any cohesion towards serving the nation.

Mehbooba urges people to take advantage of key welfare schemes

Ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president Mehbooba Mufti on Sunday said the present government in Jammu and Kashmir has to make a fresh beginning to pull the state out of the "morass" and revive the process of political reconciliation, economic rejuvenation and social emancipation.

J&K Health minister visits those injured in Pak firing

Jammu and Kashmir Health minister Choudhary Lal Singh on Saturday met those injured in Pakistani firing and undergoing treatment at the Government Medical College and Hospital here and assured all possible help from the government.

Protests, clashes in Srinagar leave one injured

A hunt by police to nab those displaying controversial flags on Saturday sparked protests and clashes between mobs and security personnel in some parts of old Srinagar, leaving one youth injured in firing.

18 jawans injured in explosion in Army camp in Kashmir's Pulwama district

At least 18 army jawans were injured in an explosion at an army camp on Saturday in south Kashmir's Pulwama district.

Protesters clash with security personnel in Srinagar

 A youth was injured when CRPF personnel allegedly opened fire to chase away stone-pelting protesters in downtown Srinagar on Saturday.

Three arrested for raping girl in Jammu

 Three persons have been arrested for allegedly kidnapping and raping a girl of Poonch district, police said here on Saturday.

Indrani Mukerjea's son Mikhail emailed Sheena Bora's resignation letter
Indrani Mukerjea's son Mikhail emailed Sheena Bora's resignation letter

Indrani Mukerjea's son Mikhail Bora had emailed his sister Sheena Bora's resignation letter to her employer Mumbai Metro One Private Limited (MMOPL), a report said on Saturday.

14 injured in Kashmir Army camp blast

Fourteen soldiers were injured on Saturday in an explosion inside an army training camp in south Kashmir's Pulwama district, authorities said.

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.