CRPF pays tribute to martyrs of Anantnag militant attack

CRPF on Tuesday bid a tearful adieu to their two colleagues who were killed in a militant attack in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Eight NDRF teams tasked for relief operations in Kashmir

Eight NDRF teams have been put on standby to combat the rain-triggered deluge and carry out relief and rescue works in Kashmir Valley.

J&K govt suspends 22 officials for absence from duty

 Jammu and Kashmir government on Thursday placed 22 officials, including six doctors, under suspension for being absent from duties during surprise inspections in Anantnag and Budgam districts of the Valley.

India, Pakistan must show intention to resolve Kashmir issue: Malik

Separatist JKLF chairman Mohammad Yasin Malik held a rally in the PDP bastion of Anantnag in south Kashmir, saying dialogue between India and Pakistan will not resolve the Kashmir issue unless the two countries have an intention to do so.

Clashes in nearly dozen places during polling in J&K

 Workers of rival political parties today clashed at nearly a dozen places during polling in Srinagar and Anantnag districts of Kashmir Valley.

J&K, Jharkhand Assembly elections - 4th phase: As it happened
J&K, Jharkhand Assembly elections - 4th phase: As it happened

  • 61.65% polling percentage recorded for 4th phase of Jharkhand Assembly election, expected to go up by 1-2%, as per EC.
  • 49% polling percentage recorded for 4th phase of J&K Assembly election, as per Election Commission.

Fourth phase of Assembly Elections: Voting for 18 J&K seats, 15 Jharkhand constituencies begins
Fourth phase of Assembly Elections: Voting for 18 J&K seats, 15 Jharkhand constituencies begins

Polling began on Sunday for the penultimate round of the five-phased elections as votes were being cast for 18 seats in Jammu and Kashmir and 15 Assembly seats in Jharkhand.

EC reviews preparations for 4th phase of polls in J&K

Election Commission on Saturday reviewed preparations for the fourth phase of polling in four districts of Jammu and Kashmir tomorrow.

Three policemen injured in grenade attack in J&K

Three policemen suffered injuries today in a grenade attack by militants on a police station in south Kashmir's Anantnag district on Thursday, which is going to polls on Sunday.

PM to address rallies in Kashmir on Dec 6

Srinagar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address two election rallies in Anantnag and Srinagar districts of Kashmir Valley on December 6 with BJP exuding confidence that it will achieve its 'Mission 44+' to form the next government in the state.

Iftikhar Hussain Misgar is NC candidate from Anantnag

 Ruling National Conference today announced to field Iftikhar Hussain Misgar as its candidate from Anantnag assembly constituency in Jammu and Kashmir, days after its senior leader withdrew from the race in favour of opposition PDP.

No surprises in Congress list for Jammu and Kashmir

The list of 69 Congress candidates for the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly Elections released on Friday did not contain any surprises. It, however, scotched rumours about many senior party leaders deserting the party before polls.

Budgam firing: Normal life disrupted in Kashmir Valley

Curfew-like restrictions continued in five police station areas of the city as a precautionary measure even as normal life across Kashmir was affected on Wednesday following a call for general strike by separatist groups to protest the killing of two youths in Army firing.

Veteran NC leader Abdul Samad Deva passes away

Former Jammu and Kashmir minister and veteran National Conference leader Abdul Samad Deva died on Tuesday after a brief illness at his Anantnag residence in south Kashmir.

Sonia Gandhi to visit  flood-affected areas of Jammu today
Sonia Gandhi to visit flood-affected areas of Jammu today

Congress president Sonia Gandhi will on Tuesday visit the flood-affected areas of Jammu region, a day after interacting with people in the flood-affected areas in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district.

DD correspondent called Anantnag 'Islamabad' during J&K floods

Doordarshan has constituted a two-member internal committee to look into the matter where one of its correspondents, while reporting on the floods in Jammu and Kashmir, used different names while referring to Anantnag and Shankaracharya Hill.

J&K Bank says no customer data lost in floods

Seeking to assuage concerns, Jammu & Kashmir Bank said its data centres and records have not been impacted by the worst floods in the state in over a century, but admitted that nearly 200 of its branches continue to be out of bounds.

Landslides disrupt railway services in Kashmir, Shri Shakti Express stopped

Train movement on the Jammu-Katra-Udhampur railway route has been disrupted by landslides and floods.

Jammu & Kashmir struggles with incessant rains

"So far 20 deaths have been reported in the state due to heavy rains and floods," Finance Minister Abdul Rahim Rather told reporters at a joint press conference with Deputy Chief Minister Tara Chand in Srinagar.

20 killed in J&K floods; 50 more feared dead as bus washed away
20 killed in J&K floods; 50 more feared dead as bus washed away

After three days of incessant rain, the Omar Abdullah government in Jammu and Kashmir has sounded a flood alert in the state and asked the authorities to be prepared to meet any eventuality. Meanwhile, the death toll due to foods and landslides have reached 12.