Jammu And Kashmir News

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.

`Biased` Speaker not allowing J&K Assembly to function: Omar Abdullah

Justifying the protest over the issue of beef ban and rehabilitation of flood victims by the Congress and National Conference in the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly, former chief minister Omar Abdullah on Monday said it is 'biased' Speaker Kavinder Gupta, who is not allowing the House to function.

Ruckus in J&K Assembly as opposition parties stage protest

National Conference (NC) and Congress members protested against alleged "politics over flood relief".

J&K encounter: Four Army jawans killed, gunbattle on
J&K encounter: Four Army jawans killed, gunbattle on

Four jawans and a militant were killed in two separate encounters between security forces and terrorists in Kupwara district in Kashmir Valley on Monday.

J&K's Bhadarwah in Doda district witnesses season's first snowfall

The picturesque town of Bhaderwah in Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday witnessed the season's first snowfall.

Two Jaish-e-Mohammad militants killed in Kashmir encounter
Two Jaish-e-Mohammad militants killed in Kashmir encounter

Two militants of Pakistan-based JeM outfit were on Sunday killed in an encounter

Independent MLA disrupts J&K Assembly session

An independent legislator on Saturday continuously disrupted the first day of Jammu and Kashmir assembly's autumn session as he accused the PDP-BJP government of carrying forward the agenda of the RSS.

Two Army officers killed in road mishap in J&K

Two Army officers were today killed when the vehicle they were travelling in hit a stationary truck on Jammu-Pathankot National Highway in Samba district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Kashmir separatists welcome Nawaz Sharif statement at UNGA

Separatist groups in Kashmir on Thursday welcomed Nawaz Sharif's address at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) where he raised the Kashmir issue, saying the Pakistani Prime Minister adopted a "realistic stand".

Agreed to vacate Srinagar ground if given alternate land: Army

The Army on Thursday said it would vacate the Tattoo Ground here in three months if alternate land is given at a mutually acceptable place within this period.

Dukhtaran-e-Millat protests Asiya's re-arrest in Srinagar

Activists of the hardline women's separatist outfit Dukhtaran-e-Millat (DeM) on Thursday protested the re-arrest of its chairperson Asiya Andrabi by police on charges of indulging in unlawful activities.

Woman crushed to death by train in Samba

A woman was crushed to death after she was allegedly hit by a train in Samba district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said here today.

SC awards life term to Pakistani for three Jammu blasts

The Supreme Court on Wednesday sentenced Pakistani national Ghulam Nabi Guide to life in prison for engineering three bomb blasts on January 26, 1995, at Maulana Azad Memorial Stadium in Jammu. The blasts killed eight people and left 18 others seriously injured.

J&K Health Minister hurls abuses at NC leaders over beef ban issue

Jammu and Kashmir Health Minister Chaudhary Lal Singh has landed himself in another controversy allegedly by abusing opposition National Conference (NC) leaders for submitting a Bill in the legislature seeking revocation of beef ban.

National Conference is visionless: BJP

Accusing the opposition National Conference of being a "visionless" party, the BJP on Wednesday said that the BJP-PDP coalition government is doing a wonderful job in Jammu and Kashmir.

Video of Pakistan's brutality in PoK an eye opener for world: India
Video of Pakistan's brutality in PoK an eye opener for world: India

Videos of Pakistan government's brutality on people living in the Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir (PoK)  are an eye-opener for everybody across the world, the Narendra Modi government said on Wednesday.

Beef ban in J&K: SC to hear on Monday plea against HC orders

The Supreme Court Wednesday agreed to hear on Monday a plea by Jammu and Kashmir government against two "conflicting" orders of the High Court pertaining to the slaughter of bovine animals and enforcement of a bar on beef sale in the state, claiming these were being "misused" to disturb peace.