Jammu and Kashmir News

PAGD demands immediate release of political detainees, condemns arrests of workers

PAGD demands immediate release of political detainees, condemns arrests of workers

PAGD spokesman Sajad Lone said, “We met to extend gratitude to people who voted for us. To those who reposed faith in democracy. The onus lies on the administration to reciprocate and respect the

Dec 25, 2020, 00:57 AM IST
PM Narendra Modi to launch Ayushman Bharat PM-JAY SEHAT for Jammu and Kashmir residents

PM Narendra Modi to launch Ayushman Bharat PM-JAY SEHAT for Jammu and Kashmir residents

The scheme will ensure Universal Health Coverage and focus on providing financial risk protection and ensuring quality and affordable essential health services to all individuals and communities.

Dec 24, 2020, 19:25 PM IST
JeM module busted in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district, 6 arrested

JeM module busted in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district, 6 arrested

Awantipora Police along with 42 Rashtriya Rifles and 180 Bn CRPF busted a terror associate module of militant outfit Jaish-e-Mohammad.  

Dec 23, 2020, 15:54 PM IST
J&K DDC polls: Party’s big win shows people’s trust in PM Narendra Modi’s leadership, says BJP

J&K DDC polls: Party’s big win shows people’s trust in PM Narendra Modi’s leadership, says BJP

Importantly, for the first time, the BJP also bagged three seats in Kashmir Valley, while PAGD maintained an overall lead in the polls.

Dec 23, 2020, 14:51 PM IST
Centre will invest Rs 30,000 crore in next 3 years for peace, stability and development in J&K: Lt Governor Manoj Sinha

Centre will invest Rs 30,000 crore in next 3 years for peace, stability and development in J&K: Lt Governor Manoj Sinha

“In the coming 2-3 years, the Centre is mulling an investment of about Rs 30 thousand crores in Jammu and Kashmir. For this, a land bank of 3,000 acres has been created for the developing industrial

Dec 23, 2020, 10:33 AM IST
J&K DDC polls: In a first, BJP bags three seats in Kashmir Valley, wins 75 seats; PAGD maintains overall lead

J&K DDC polls: In a first, BJP bags three seats in Kashmir Valley, wins 75 seats; PAGD maintains overall lead

The BJP emerged as the single largest party as it won 75 seats including three in the Kashmir Valley for the first time. The People's Alliance for Gupkar Declaration (PAGD) had bagged 100 seats and

Dec 23, 2020, 06:47 AM IST
2 Lashkar terrorists surrender in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam; pistols, ammo seized

2 Lashkar terrorists surrender in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam; pistols, ammo seized

The families of the holed up terrorists appealed to them to lay down their weapons and surrender. The two local terrorists belonging to the Lashkar-e-Toiba surrendered before the police and security

Dec 22, 2020, 09:06 AM IST
Jammu and Kashmir DDC election: Counting on Tuesday to decide fate of 2,178 candidates

Jammu and Kashmir DDC election: Counting on Tuesday to decide fate of 2,178 candidates

The overall voting percentage in all eight phases of District Development Council (DDC) elections was recorded at 51.42 per cent. 

Dec 22, 2020, 00:08 AM IST
Srinagar records season's coldest night on Friday, temperature dips to minus 6.6 degrees Celsius

Srinagar records season's coldest night on Friday, temperature dips to minus 6.6 degrees Celsius

According to MeT, the minimum temperature was four degrees below the normal for this time of the year. 

Dec 19, 2020, 21:55 PM IST
Jammu and Kashmir DDC polls: 8.93 per cent polling in first 2 hours

Jammu and Kashmir DDC polls: 8.93 per cent polling in first 2 hours

The eighth and last phase of Jammu and Kashmir District Development Council elections recorded a voter turnout of 8.93 per cent across several districts in the first two hours.

Dec 19, 2020, 12:22 PM IST
Last phase of DDC election in 28 constituencies underway in Jammu and Kashmir

Last phase of DDC election in 28 constituencies underway in Jammu and Kashmir

Over 6.30 lakh voters will decide the fate of 168 candidates, including 46 women, in the last phase of the district development council (DDC) elections in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday (December 19

Dec 19, 2020, 07:50 AM IST
Kashmir records season’s coldest night, temperature in Srinagar drops to -6.4°C

Kashmir records season’s coldest night, temperature in Srinagar drops to -6.4°C

According to meteorological department, the minimum temperature was three degrees below the normal for this time of the year.

Dec 17, 2020, 13:47 PM IST
Jammu and Kashmir DDC election: Over 52 per cent polling recorded in seventh phase

Jammu and Kashmir DDC election: Over 52 per cent polling recorded in seventh phase

The last and eighth phase of the DDC elections will be on December 19.

Dec 16, 2020, 17:53 PM IST
J&K DDC election: Voting underway for seventh phase of polls, 298 candidates in fray

J&K DDC election: Voting underway for seventh phase of polls, 298 candidates in fray

More than six lakh voters will decide the fate of 298 candidates including 72 women contesting in the seventh phase of the District Development Council (DDC) elections in Jammu and Kashmir on

Dec 16, 2020, 09:20 AM IST
Temperature may fall in 3-4 days across northwest India, 'cold to severe cold day conditions' in Punjab: IMD

Temperature may fall in 3-4 days across northwest India, 'cold to severe cold day conditions' in Punjab: IMD

According to the weather agency, there will be no significant change in minimum temperatures over most parts of central and east India during the next two-three days and then fall by two-four degrees

Dec 14, 2020, 14:29 PM IST
J&K: Two Pakistani terrorists killed in encounter in Poonch, one arrested

J&K: Two Pakistani terrorists killed in encounter in Poonch, one arrested

Two Pakistani terrorists were killed in an encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch on Sunday (December 13). Another associate was arrested by the Jammu and Kashmir Police

Dec 13, 2020, 19:27 PM IST
J&K DDC elections 6th phase: Around 50% votes polled, fate of 245 candidates to be decided

J&K DDC elections 6th phase: Around 50% votes polled, fate of 245 candidates to be decided

The sixth phase of voting for the District Development Council (DDC) elections across Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir is underway.

Dec 13, 2020, 17:57 PM IST
BJP workers, journalists rescued from Srinagar's Dal Lake as their shikara keels over during campaigning

BJP workers, journalists rescued from Srinagar's Dal Lake as their shikara keels over during campaigning

The BJP, led by Union minister Anurag Thakur, was carrying out a shikara rally campaign for the ongoing District Development Council (DDC) elections.

Dec 13, 2020, 17:56 PM IST
Polling underway for 6th phase of DDC poll on 31 seats in Jammu and Kashmir

Polling underway for 6th phase of DDC poll on 31 seats in Jammu and Kashmir

The eight-phased maiden DDC elections commenced on November 28 and so far, voters in 190 constituencies, out of total 280 across 20 districts, have registered their choice.

Dec 13, 2020, 08:37 AM IST
Kashmir plains receive first snowfall; major highways closed due to heavy rainfall, landslides

Kashmir plains receive first snowfall; major highways closed due to heavy rainfall, landslides

Kashmir received the first snowfall of the season in plains.

Dec 12, 2020, 10:07 AM IST