J&K govt strengthens health care in Kishtwar, brings in 11 docs

The Jammu and Kashmir government has posted 11 medical specialists to Kishtwar in a bid to strengthen the health sector in the mountainous district of the state.

Militancy has decreased in Jammu in past four years: Officials

There has been decrease in the militancy in Jammu region where 64 militancy-related incidents were reported during last four years, according to state Home department.

86 people rescued from flash floods, landslides in J&K

 Army and police on Friday rescued 86 people from flash floods and landslides in Kathua and Kishtwar districts of Jammu and Kashmir.

Soon after re-opening Jammu-Kishtwar NH shuts, 3,000 stranded

More than 3,000 people were stranded after the Jammu-Kishtwar National Highway was closed following a massive landslide at Karara, 25 km from here.

Army bus driver injured as boulder hits vehicle in Kishtwar

A driver of an Army bus was on Wednesday injured and the jawans travelling in it had a narrow escape after a huge boulder rolled off a mountainside and smashed into the vehicle in Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir.

IAF rescues 220 people from snowbound Kishtwar

The Indian Air Force rescued 220 people stranded in snow-bound areas of remote Kishtwar district, a senior official said here on Thursday.

Pregnant woman dies in J&K hospital; govt orders probe

A pregnant woman died at the district hospital here allegedly due medical negligence following which the Jammu and Kashmir government on Wednesday ordered a magisterial probe into the incident.

J&K polls: Doda records 79% polling, Kishtwar 76%

Doda and Kishtwar have recorded the highest 79.06 per cent and 76.45 percent polling respectively among all 15 constituencies in Jammu and Kashmir where elections took place in the first phase.

J&K polls: Modi's remarks on dynastic politics 'election rhetoric', says PDP
J&K polls: Modi's remarks on dynastic politics 'election rhetoric', says PDP

Dismissing Narendra Modi's criticism of dynastic politics and corruption in Jammu and Kashmir, PDP president Mehbooba Mufti on Sunday said it was "election rhetoric" and exposed the Prime Minister's ignorance about the state.

J&K polls: JKNPP alleges model code violation during PM's Kishtwar rally

Jammu and Kashmir National Panthers Party (JKNPP) on Saturday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of violating the model code of conduct by addressing a state government sponsored election rally in Kishtwar.

J&K polls: Modi promises Kashmiris he will fulfil Vajpayee's 'dream'
J&K polls: Modi promises Kashmiris he will fulfil Vajpayee's 'dream'

Asserting that he had deep affection for Kashmir, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday vowed to fulfil the "dream" of former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee based on "democracy, humanity and Kashmiriyat" that has made a "special place" in the hearts of people of Jammu and Kashmir.

Heavy security in Kishtwar ahead of PM's rally

Multi-tier security cover has been put in place in Kishtwar town ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to address a public rally in the poll-bound Jammu and Kashmir.

Narendra Modi's Kishtwar rally: As it happened
Narendra Modi's Kishtwar rally: As it happened

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses a public rally in Kishtwar on Saturday, days ahead of the Assembly polls in Jammu and Kashmir.

PM Modi to hit campaign trail in J&K on Saturday

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on whom BJP is banking heavily, will hit the campaign trail in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday when he addresses a public rally in Kishtwar, four days ahead of the first phase of balloting for the Assembly elections in the state.

PM Narendra Modi to kickoff Jammu and Kashmir poll campaign from Kishtwar on Nov 22
PM Narendra Modi to kickoff Jammu and Kashmir poll campaign from Kishtwar on Nov 22

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will begin campaigning for the upcoming Assembly Elections in Jammu and Kashmir on November 22.

Three killed, 2 injured in road mishap in Kishtwar

Jammu: A government employee was among three persons who were killed and two others got injured when their car fell into a gorge in Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir.

J&K polls: Senior officials review preparedness in Kishtwar

Senior officials of the police and the divisional administration held a review meeting about poll preparedness in the Kishtwar district on Sunday.

Congress banished hopelessness in J&K: Azad

Recalling his tenure as Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir in 2006-08, Congress MP Ghulam Nabi Azad on Thursday wooed voters, saying hist government had replaced the "hopelessness" in the state with all-round development, and promised to do so again, if voted to power.

J&K polls: PDP showcases Mufti regime's achievements to woo Chenab valley

In a bid to woo the over five lakh voters of Chenab Valley, PDP on Thursday launched its campaign for the November 25 assembly polls in the region and showcased party patron Mufti Mohd Sayeed's "peace with dignity" rule to counter senior Congress leader and native Ghulam Nabi Azad's development agenda.

21 candidates file nominations in Ramban, Doda, Kishtwar seats

 On the last date of the filing of nominations for the first phase of the Assembly polls in Jammu and Kashmir, 21 candidates today filed their papers from Ramban, Doda and Kishtwar constituencies of Jammu region.