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5 booked for 'provocation' in Kishtwar

Five persons have been booked for their alleged involvement in anti-India activities and indulging in "provocation" to disturb peace in Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir.

BJP-PDP govt reaping dividends of divisive politics: Omar Abdullah

Alleging that seeds of divisive politics were being sown into the socio-political fabric of the state, NC leader Omar Abdullah on Saturday hit out at Chief Minister Mufti Mohmmad Sayeed, and claimed the fruits of hard-earned peace are being "wasted" by him.

No influence of IS ideology in J&K, says J&K top cop

The officer said that the rate of infiltration from Pakistan has decreased remarkably and there was also a decline in militancy related activities in the state.

Slain LeT commander's brothers detained in J&K

Two brothers of a slain LeT commander were on Wednesday detained by police when they were roaming around the venue of Independence Day celebrations here under suspicious circumstances.

Militant hideout busted in Kishtwar, huge quantity of arms, amunition recovered

Security forces on Sunday busted a militant hideout in Sinthan area of Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir and recovered huge quantity of arms and ammunition.

Seven booked under sedition in Kishtwar in J&K

 Seven persons were on Saturday arrested on sedition charges for allegedly raising pro-Pakistan, pro- freedom slogans in Kishtwar area of Jammu and Kashmir, a senior police officer said.

Security forces bust guerrilla hideout in Jammu; large cache of arms, ammunition recovered

Security forces on Wednesday busted a guerrilla hideout in Jammu region's hilly Kishtwar district, and a large cache of arms and ammunition was recovered, an official said.

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.