Attack on security forces in Valley a proxy war from across border: J&K govt

Attack on security forces in Valley a proxy war from across border: J&K govt

Jammu and Kashmir Government on Wednesday said the recent attacks in the Valley on security forces were not an ordinary law and order problem but a proxy war from across the border.

Earthquake tremor hits J&K, power outage at many places

An earthquake measuring 6.8 on the Richter Scale jolted the Valley on Sunday triggering panic among the residents and leading to power outage at many places here.

Parts of Valley get snowfall; Leh at -9.5 deg C

Many areas in the higher reaches of Kashmir received fresh snowfall while plains experienced intermittent rains as cold continued its grip over parts of north India.

Temperatures rise marginally in North India; fresh snowfall in Valley

There was slight respite from biting cold in north India as temperatures remained above normal in most parts of the region except in Kashmir which received fresh snowfall on Tuesday.

Cold tightens grip in the Valley, Ladakh region; Leh coldest

Most places in the Valley and Ladakh region witnessed a fall in temperature.

Eid celebrated in Jammu and Kashmir; clashes in some parts of Valley

Eid-ul Azha, the Muslim festival marking the sacrifice of Prophet Ibrahim, was today celebrated across Kashmir and Jammu with the community members offering prayers, even as clashes were witnessed in some parts of the Valley in which three people were injured.

One more arrested in Udhampur attack case

In yet another arrest in the Udhampur attack, NIA on Tuesday booked an alleged overground worker of banned Lashker-e-Toiba (LeT) outfit who had transported four terrorists from one place in Kashmir to another after they infiltrated into Valley.

PDP demands setting up of IIT and IIM in the Valley

Senior PDP leader Tariq Hameed Karra on Sunday demanded setting up of institutions of higher learning like IIT and IIM in the Valley for their "equitable" and "justifiable" distribution in Jammu and Kashmir.

Panel discussion on Kashmiri Pandits protest over rehabilitation in Valley- Part II

A day after National Conference said that it will not allow separate townships for Kashmiri Pandits, the community on Sunday held protest at Jantar Mantar, demanding its rehabilitation.

Panel discussion on Kashmiri Pandits protest over rehabilitation in Valley

A day after National Conference said that it will not allow separate townships for Kashmiri Pandits, the community on Sunday held protest at Jantar Mantar, demanding its rehabilitation.

J&K deputy CM says govt will go ahead with KP township plan

The controversy over township for displaced Kashmiri Pandit community refused to die down with Deputy Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir Nirmal Singh on Friday saying that the government will go ahead with the plan.

J&K CM Mufti rejects separate townships for Kashmiri Pandits

In a flip-flop, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed Thursday told the Assembly that his government has no plans to set up separate clusters for settlement of Kashmiri Pandits in the Valley.

Shopian attack grim reminder of challenges in Valley: Omar Abdullah

Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Monday said the attack on a police party in which three unarmed policemen were killed in Shopian district was a grim reminder of the challenges in the Valley.

Flood alert in J&K; Jhelum river crosses danger mark in Srinagar

Months after Jammu and Kashmir was ravaged by devastating floods, several areas in the Valley are again facing a flood-like situation due to the incessant rains in the state.

J&K govt orders general promotion of students in Valley

In view of the prolonged disruption in classes due to floods and winters, Jammu and Kashmir government on Saturday ordered "general promotion" of students from classes I to IX, and XI in Kashmir Valley and winter zone of Jammu division.

Avalanche warning: 27 families evacuated from Kashmir Kulgam

Authorities in south Kashmir Kulgam district on Monday evacuated 27 families from Waltengo Nard area in view of avalanche warning following heavy snowfall.

BJP claims to cross 50,000 mark of party entrants in Valley

Aiming at making their presence felt in the Valley, BJP on Saturday claimed that the party crossed 50,000 mark of new entrants as part of its ongoing membership drive.

Cold wave intensifies in Valley, Leh coldest

The minimum temperature at most places in Kashmir division, including Ladakh region, went down by several degrees as cold wave returned to Valley after a slight respite, due to snowfall and rain.

27 percent voters exercise franchise till noon in J&K

Ignoring calls for poll boycott and braving the cold weather, over 27 percent of the electorate on Tuesday exercised their franchise till noon in 16 constituencies of Jammu and Kashmir.

BJP will get only handful of votes in Valley, says Omar

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Saturday exuded confidence that his party, National Conference, will do fairly well in the upcoming Assembly polls in the state and predicted that BJP will get only "handful of votes" in the Valley.