Respite from cold conditions in Kashmir; MeT predicts snowfall

There was some respite from cold conditions in Kashmir as the night temperatures rose across the Valley and settled near the freezing point in most places, with the MeT Department predicting snowfall in the higher reaches on Thursday.

Sonawari records highest voter turnout

Sonawari Assembly constituency, once a bastion of terrorists, recorded the highest voter turnout of 80 percent among the 15 constituencies in Jammu and Kashmir that went to polls in first phase.

Voters in J&K defy separatists' poll boycott call

Power of democracy prevailed over the separatist-sponsored call for boycott as voters from five constituencies of the Kashmir Valley today thronged polling stations to exercise their franchise in the first of the five-phased elections in the state.

Ahead of J&K polls, large quantity of arms, ammunition seized by Army

The Indian Army said Sunday it has recovered a large quantity of arms and ammunition in the Kashmir Valley, terming it a "major success" at ensuring peaceful elections in the state.

Cold wave intensifies in Kashmir, Kargil shivers at minus 10

Cold wave tightened its grip in Kashmir Valley and Ladakh region as the night temperatures at most places slipped further below the freezing point with Kargil shivering at the season's lowest of minus 10 degrees Celsius.

Moderate intensity tremor jolts Kashmir

A moderate intensity tremor was felt in Jammu and Kashmir Friday afternoon although no casualty has been reported so far.

Mercury dips in Kashmir, Leh coldest

The mercury dropped further in Jammu and Kashmir with the minimum temperature Friday recorded at minus 10.3 degrees Celsius in Leh town.

DNA: Analysis of controversial statement made by AMU Vice Chancellor

DNA analyses the controversial remark made by Aligarh Muslim University vice chancellor Lt Gen Zameer Uddin Shah that has drawn severe criticism for rejecting the demands of Women's College to gain access into the organisation's Maulana Azad Library, saying if girls were permitted in, there would

Position of women in Indian society

Watch the two controversial statements that shows a woman's place in our Indian society.

Position of women in Indian society- Part II

Watch the two controversial statements that shows a woman's place in our Indian society.

J&K: Yousuf Bhat lists daughter's marriage as 'liability' in poll affidavit

Mohammad Yousuf Bhat, the Congress candidate from Ganderbal in Kashmir valley has listed his daughter's marriage as 'liability' while filing the nomination papers for the upcoming assembly elections in the state.

Srinagar records season's lowest temperature

Srinagar: Snowfall in the mountains caused sharp fall in temperatures in the Kashmir Valley Monday, the night temperature dropping to 2.7 degrees Celsius in this city - the lowest so far this season.

Residents of PoK would love to join India: Muslim cleric

The chairman of Anjuman Minhaj-e- Rasool, an Islamic organisation working for peace and communal harmony, on Sunday said that if given a chance the residents of Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) would love to join the Union of India.

Govt to ensure peaceful polling in J&K: Rijiju

Government on Wednesday said security agencies will ensure peaceful polls in Jammu and Kashmir notwithstanding attempts to disrupt the coming Assembly elections.

Home Ministry seeks report on killing of two youth in Kashmir

The Home Ministry on Wednesday sought a report from Jammu and Kashmir government on the killing of two youth allegedly by Army personnel in Budgam district.

J&K polls: PM to lead BJP's 'Mission Kashmir'
J&K polls: PM to lead BJP's 'Mission Kashmir'

After Delhi, the Bharatiya Janata Party has said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lead the party's campaign for Jammu and Kashmir Assembly Elections.

 Two civilians killed in Army firing in Budgam, CoI ordered; Centre 'regrets' incident
Two civilians killed in Army firing in Budgam, CoI ordered; Centre 'regrets' incident

The Centre on Monday night termed as "highly regrettable" the Budgam incident in Kashmir Valley in which two civilians were killed and several others injured in Army firing and said a fair inquiry will be held and action taken against those found guilty.

81 militants killed in Kashmir Valley this year

As many as 81 militants have been killed in Kashmir Valley so far this year, with security officials saying the number is higher than that in the last two years.

Srinagar youths develop web portal to monitor flood victims' rehabilitation

With millions of rupees flowing in from different NGOs for the Jammu and Kashmir flood victims, some youths from the Kashmir Valley have developed a web portal named 'Athwas' (handshake) to track the relief and rehabilitation work being carried out.

Kashmir farmers' harvest battered by floods

Golden-brown autumn, the king of Kashmir's seasons, is plagued this year by the ravages of last month's unprecedented floods.