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Bypolls to panchayat in Jammu and Kashmir postponed due to security reasons: CEO Shailendra Kumar

Bypolls to panchayat in Jammu and Kashmir postponed due to security reasons: CEO Shailendra Kumar

"The bypolls to panchayats has been postponed for three weeks due to security reasons," Kumar told PTI tonight. He said this step was taken after inputs given to him by the home department over

Feb 18, 2020, 22:34 PM IST
CEC Sunil Arora names Sushil Chandra as his nominee to proposed J&K Delimitation Commission

CEC Sunil Arora names Sushil Chandra as his nominee to proposed J&K Delimitation Commission

According to the J & K Reorganisation Act, 2019, the number of seats in the Legislative Assembly of Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir will be increased from 107 to 114, whereas, the Lok Sabha

Feb 18, 2020, 00:04 AM IST
Indian Army destroyed 2 unexploded mortar shells of Pakistan Army found in Poonch district of Jammu & Kashmir

Indian Army destroyed 2 unexploded mortar shells of Pakistan Army found in Poonch district of Jammu & Kashmir

Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire by targeting forward posts and villages at several places, including Balakot and Mendhar, on February 9, prompting strong and effective retaliation from the

Feb 17, 2020, 22:19 PM IST
UN chief expresses concern over Jammu and Kashmir, India rejects mediation offer

UN chief expresses concern over Jammu and Kashmir, India rejects mediation offer

Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Raveesh Kumar on Sunday (February 16) reacted strongly to UN chief Antonio Guterres's comments on Jammu and Kashmir, stressing region is and will remain an

Feb 17, 2020, 06:44 AM IST
In J&K, 2G mobile data service extended till February 24

In J&K, 2G mobile data service extended till February 24

The 2G internet facility on mobile phones was restored in Jammu and Kashmir on January 25 after being suspended since August 5 2019.

Feb 16, 2020, 16:11 PM IST
CRPF to use drones in anti-terror operations in Jammu & Kashmir

CRPF to use drones in anti-terror operations in Jammu & Kashmir

The CRPF, headed by IPS officer A.P. Maheshwari, is procuring 20 drones with speed up to 72 km per hour and minimum flight time of 31 minutes with a 28 mm focal point. It also plans to procure drones

Feb 15, 2020, 18:22 PM IST
Pakistan violates ceasefire in Jammu & Kashmir's Kathua

Pakistan violates ceasefire in Jammu & Kashmir's Kathua

There was no report of any casualty on the Indian side, the officials said, adding that the Pakistan Rangers also fired dozens of mortars.  

Feb 15, 2020, 12:57 PM IST
BREAKING NEWS: Shah Faesal, former civil servant and J&K politician, booked under PSA

BREAKING NEWS: Shah Faesal, former civil servant and J&K politician, booked under PSA

Faesal has been under detention since August 14, 2019, under the CRPC 107.

Feb 15, 2020, 11:03 AM IST
BREAKING NEWS: Supreme Court issues notice to J&K govt on plea challenging Omar Abdullah’s detention under PSA

BREAKING NEWS: Supreme Court issues notice to J&K govt on plea challenging Omar Abdullah’s detention under PSA

The top court also directed the J&K Administration to file a reply by March 2, 2020.

Feb 14, 2020, 13:54 PM IST
Pakistani troops violate ceasefire along LoC in Poonch, Kerni sectors of J&K

Pakistani troops violate ceasefire along LoC in Poonch, Kerni sectors of J&K

The latest incident of ceasefire violations took place around 12.30 noon, evoking a strong response from the Indian Army. 

Feb 14, 2020, 13:33 PM IST
Umesh Gopinath Jadhav, the man who travelled 61,000 km and collected soil from Pulwama attack martyrs' home

Umesh Gopinath Jadhav, the man who travelled 61,000 km and collected soil from Pulwama attack martyrs' home

The singer travelled over 61,000 kilometres across the country to meet the bereaved families and on Friday (February 14), he presented the urn at a memorial column at the Central Reserve Police Force

Feb 14, 2020, 13:27 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi pays tribute to Pulwama bravehearts, says India will never forget their martyrdom

PM Narendra Modi pays tribute to Pulwama bravehearts, says India will never forget their martyrdom

On February 14 last year, the Pulwama district in Kashmir had witnessed one of the deadliest terrorist attacks in the last decade, claiming the lives of 40 CRPF personnel.

Feb 14, 2020, 10:34 AM IST
Pulwama attack anniversary: What happened on Feb 14, 2019 and how India responded

Pulwama attack anniversary: What happened on Feb 14, 2019 and how India responded

On February 14 last year, the Pulwama district in Kashmir had witnessed one of the deadliest terrorist attacks in the last decade, claiming the lives of 40 CRPF personnel.

Feb 14, 2020, 08:32 AM IST
Jammu and Kashmir panchayat election in March, first big exercise after scrapping of Article 370

Jammu and Kashmir panchayat election in March, first big exercise after scrapping of Article 370

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Electoral Officer Shailendra Kumar on Thursday (February 13) announced that panchayat election in the vacant seats of the Union Territory will be held in eight phases in March

Feb 13, 2020, 14:30 PM IST
Jaish-e-Mohammad creates 'Ghaznavi force' to carry out Pulwama-style terror attacks in India: Intelligence sources

Jaish-e-Mohammad creates 'Ghaznavi force' to carry out Pulwama-style terror attacks in India: Intelligence sources

Pakistan's notorious spy agency - the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) - has chalked out a plan to carry out more deadly terror attacks in India led by Jaish fighters. 

Feb 13, 2020, 12:01 PM IST
Foreign envoys to be briefed by Army on security situation in J&K today

Foreign envoys to be briefed by Army on security situation in J&K today

The foreign envoys will visit Jammu today, where they will hold meetings with Chief Justice of Jammu and Kashmir, Lieutenant Governor of the Union Territory, district administration officials and

Feb 13, 2020, 06:44 AM IST
SC to hear petition of former Jammu and Kashmir CM Omar Abdullah's sister challenging his detention under PSA on February 12

SC to hear petition of former Jammu and Kashmir CM Omar Abdullah's sister challenging his detention under PSA on February 12

In her petition before the SC, Sara Pilot has said that Omar Abdullah's detention under PSA is "manifestly illegal" and there is no question of him being a "threat to the maintenance of public order

Feb 12, 2020, 08:06 AM IST
Maqbool Bhat's death anniversary: Mobile internet snapped in Kashmir

Maqbool Bhat's death anniversary: Mobile internet snapped in Kashmir

Authorities had restored 2G internet services in Kashmir on January 25, more than five months after snapping all communication facilities in the valley following the nullification of Article 370 on

Feb 11, 2020, 16:21 PM IST
Internet services restored in Kashmir after brief blockade due to Afzal death anniversary

Internet services restored in Kashmir after brief blockade due to Afzal death anniversary

Internet services restored in Kashmir on Sunday evening after it was blocked by the authorities as a precautionary measure to prevent any law-and-order scenario on the seventh death anniversary of

Feb 09, 2020, 21:24 PM IST
Internet services snapped in Kashmir again ahead of Afzal Guru's death anniversary

Internet services snapped in Kashmir again ahead of Afzal Guru's death anniversary

The Jammu and Kashmir Police has filed an FIR against the JKLF leaders who have called for a strike on Afzal Guru's death anniversary.

Feb 09, 2020, 13:15 PM IST