Jammu and Kashmir News

Pakistan violates ceasefire in Rajouri district, schools shut for the day

Pakistan violates ceasefire in Rajouri district, schools shut for the day

This is the second ceasefire violation by Pakistan in as many days. 

Dec 24, 2018, 13:36 PM IST
Travel to Vaishno Devi shrine set to become easier, Bhawan-Bhairon ropeway to begin on December 24

Travel to Vaishno Devi shrine set to become easier, Bhawan-Bhairon ropeway to begin on December 24

The ropeway will be operational for the pilgrims visiting the cave shrine in Trikuta hills of Jammu and Kashmir's Reasi district

Dec 24, 2018, 11:23 AM IST
ITBP personnel dead, 24 injured after bus falls off Jammu-Srinagar highway

ITBP personnel dead, 24 injured after bus falls off Jammu-Srinagar highway

There were reportedly 35 people travelling in that bus, police said.

Dec 24, 2018, 10:27 AM IST
Six CRPF personnel injured in grenade attack in J&K's Anantnag

Six CRPF personnel injured in grenade attack in J&K's Anantnag

The grenade attack on CRPF men took place in Anantnag's Arwani.

Dec 22, 2018, 19:47 PM IST
6 terrorists related to Zakir Musa's outfit Ansar Ghazat-ul-Hind killed in Tral encounter

6 terrorists related to Zakir Musa's outfit Ansar Ghazat-ul-Hind killed in Tral encounter

Musa was spotted on a train in Punjab, dressed as a Sikh man.

Dec 22, 2018, 14:24 PM IST
6 terrorists killed in Tral encounter, arms and ammunition recovered

6 terrorists killed in Tral encounter, arms and ammunition recovered

According to emerging reports, two to three terrorists are holed up in the area. 

Dec 22, 2018, 09:39 AM IST
Trial run of Vaishno Devi shrine-Bhairon temple passenger ropeway underway, inauguration on December 24

Trial run of Vaishno Devi shrine-Bhairon temple passenger ropeway underway, inauguration on December 24

J&K Governor Satya Pal Malik will inaugurate the ropeway project on December 24.

Dec 21, 2018, 21:48 PM IST
Two Army officers killed as Pakistan violates ceasefire in J&K's Kupwara

Two Army officers killed as Pakistan violates ceasefire in J&K's Kupwara

Unprovoked ceasefire violation by the Pakistani troops was reported in the Keran sector at 11.55 AM on Friday.

Dec 21, 2018, 20:15 PM IST
Some wealthy Indians are rotten potatoes, spend Rs 700 crore on daughter’s wedding: J&K Governor

Some wealthy Indians are rotten potatoes, spend Rs 700 crore on daughter’s wedding: J&K Governor

When a journalist asked a question to the country's wealthiest man, who spent Rs 700 crore on the marriage of his daughter, whether he does any charity, he said he does not do charity, noted Satya

Dec 20, 2018, 08:27 AM IST
Ensure J&K gets a new govt by May 2019: Omar asks PM Modi

Ensure J&K gets a new govt by May 2019: Omar asks PM Modi

Omar said he was looking forward to a commitment from the Prime Minister that an elected government will be in place by May next year.

Dec 19, 2018, 23:38 PM IST
President's rule imposed after Governor's rule expires in Jammu and Kashmir

President's rule imposed after Governor's rule expires in Jammu and Kashmir

The BJP decided to pull out of the coalition government owing to the former's soft posturing towards separatists and stone-pelters.

Dec 19, 2018, 19:00 PM IST
J&K Governor recommends President's rule in state after December 19

J&K Governor recommends President's rule in state after December 19

The state plunged into a political crisis in June this year after the Mehbooba Mufti-led coalition government was reduced to minority following withdrawal of support by the 25-member BJP in the state

Dec 17, 2018, 20:40 PM IST
Imran Khan rakes up Kashmir issue to target India again, calls for plebiscite in Valley

Imran Khan rakes up Kashmir issue to target India again, calls for plebiscite in Valley

Imran Khan threatened that Pakistan would raise the issue with the United Nations, accusing India of human rights violations.

Dec 17, 2018, 09:17 AM IST
Srinagar records season's coldest night, Dal Lake partially freezes

Srinagar records season's coldest night, Dal Lake partially freezes

Srinagar on Sunday recorded the season's coldest night at minus 5.6 degrees Celsius, the weather office said. A thin crust of frozen water covered many places inside the Dal Lake in the city.

Dec 16, 2018, 10:31 AM IST
Jammu and Kashmir: 8 civilians killed, over 50 injured, one soldier martyred during Pulwama encounter

Jammu and Kashmir: 8 civilians killed, over 50 injured, one soldier martyred during Pulwama encounter

The three terrorists killed in the encounter have been identified as Zahoor Thakar, who was a soldier in the Indian Army earlier and fled from a camp last year, Adnan Wani and Zahoor Ahmad Kar alias

Dec 15, 2018, 12:35 PM IST
Three terrorists, including a former soldier, 2 youth killed in encounter in J&K’s Pulwama

Three terrorists, including a former soldier, 2 youth killed in encounter in J&K’s Pulwama

There were also reports of stone pelting in the area as the encounter took place. The forces had to resort to tear-gas shelling to disperse the protesters.

Dec 15, 2018, 10:00 AM IST
2 terrorists killed in Baramulla encounter, combing operations underway

2 terrorists killed in Baramulla encounter, combing operations underway

The Baramulla encounter, that started between armed forces and terrorists on Wednesday, has concluded. The firing has stopped and combing operations are currently underway, informed the police.

Dec 13, 2018, 08:20 AM IST
Jammu and Kashmir: Rain lashes plains, snowfall in higher reaches

Jammu and Kashmir: Rain lashes plains, snowfall in higher reaches

The minimum temperature was recorded 1.6 in Srinagar, minus 2 in Pahalgam and minus 7.6 in Gulmarg.  

Dec 11, 2018, 10:37 AM IST
Former Congress MLA Swaran Lata joins National Conference

Former Congress MLA Swaran Lata joins National Conference

Lata was vice-chairperson of social welfare board during the NC-Congress coalition government which ruled the state between 2009 to 2014. 

Dec 10, 2018, 16:06 PM IST
SC dismisses petition challenging decision to dissolve J&K assembly

SC dismisses petition challenging decision to dissolve J&K assembly

The Supreme Court found no merit in the petition filed by Gagan Bhagat, a former BJP MLA.

Dec 10, 2018, 11:53 AM IST