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.

Azad promises to develop Chenab Valley as 'Model region'

Faced with the challenge of retaining five out of six seats in his home turf Chenab Valley, senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad has urged people to help him in fulfilling his dream of converting the area into a "Model Region" of the state.

One dead in Jammu fire

One person was killed on Tuesday in an overnight blaze in Kishtwar district of Jammu region, police said.

122 truant government officials suspended in JK

As many as 122 government officials have been suspended in Kishtwar district by the Jammu and Kashmir government after they were found absent during the duty hours.

Hideout busted in Kishtwar, arms and ammunition seized

The Army on Saturday busted a hideout and recovered arms and ammunition in Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Rehabilitation of flood victims to be done at war footing: J&K Minister

Jammu and Kashmir government on Friday said efforts to rehabilitate people in flood-hit Kishtwar district would be taken on war footing ahead of winters as the delay could lead to more death and destruction in the area.

Jitender Singh announces college, VHF tower in Kishtwar
Jitender Singh announces college, VHF tower in Kishtwar

Union Minister Jitendra Singh, who concluded his two-day visit to the district on Saturday, announced setting up of a degree college, very high frequency tower and facility of medical ambulance for the remotest Paddar-Machail mountainous belt of Kishtwar district.