Jammu and Kashmir News

NC leader Farooq Abdullah writes to Shashi Tharoor, says 'we are not criminals'

NC leader Farooq Abdullah writes to Shashi Tharoor, says 'we are not criminals'

In his reply, Abdullah thanked Tharoor for writing a letter in October which he claimed was delivered late to him by a magistrate who looks after him in a 'sub-jail'.

Dec 06, 2019, 07:08 AM IST
Centre plans to build 11 new airports in Jammu and Kashmir, 2 in Ladakh

Centre plans to build 11 new airports in Jammu and Kashmir, 2 in Ladakh

The Centre has decided to build 11 new airports in Jammu and Kashmir and two in Ladakh under the Ude Desh Ka Aam Nagrik( UDAN)-Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS).

Dec 05, 2019, 19:25 PM IST
Jammu and Kashmir residents to get domicile rights for land, government jobs

Jammu and Kashmir residents to get domicile rights for land, government jobs

The sources said keeping in view the huge unemployment among educated youth, the Union Territory administration is likely to give domicile rights to residents so that only they can apply for

Dec 05, 2019, 17:48 PM IST
Internet likely to be restored across Jammu and Kashmir in phased manner

Internet likely to be restored across Jammu and Kashmir in phased manner

Four months after the internet were suspended in the Kashmir Valley following the abrogation of Article 370, Lt. Governor Girish Chandra Murmu on Wednesday said restoration is being reviewed

Dec 05, 2019, 13:34 PM IST
Five held for attacking security forces with petrol bombs in Srinagar

Five held for attacking security forces with petrol bombs in Srinagar

The group was involved in hurling petrol bombs on police and security forces at Sarafkadal, Bohrikadal, Rajourikadal and Khanyar as well in the area of Nowhatta.

Dec 05, 2019, 08:04 AM IST
Internet will be restored in phases in Kashmir once situation becomes 'more normal': Lieutenant Governor G C Murmu

Internet will be restored in phases in Kashmir once situation becomes 'more normal': Lieutenant Governor G C Murmu

Jammu and Kashmir L-G Murmu on Wednesday said that Internet services would be restored in Kashmir in phases once the situation becomes "more normal".

Dec 04, 2019, 19:12 PM IST
1 jawan martyred, two missing after avalanche hits Army post in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara

1 jawan martyred, two missing after avalanche hits Army post in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara

At least one Indian Army jawan got killed and two went missing after an avalanche hit an Army post in the Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district.

Dec 03, 2019, 23:13 PM IST
19 civilians, including non-Kashmiri labourers, killed in J&K since abrogation of Article 370: MHA

19 civilians, including non-Kashmiri labourers, killed in J&K since abrogation of Article 370: MHA

"An ex-gratia of Rs 1 lakh is paid to the next of kins of civilians killed in militancy-related violence under the existing scheme of Government of Jammu and Kashmir and Rs 5 lakhs is given under the

Dec 03, 2019, 16:04 PM IST
Terror incidents down in Jammu and Kashmir, infiltrations spike after Article 370 abrogation

Terror incidents down in Jammu and Kashmir, infiltrations spike after Article 370 abrogation

In August this year, the government revoked Article 370 that gave special status to the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir.

Dec 03, 2019, 14:29 PM IST
Pakistan violates ceasefire in Poonch sector of J&K, Indian Army retaliates

Pakistan violates ceasefire in Poonch sector of J&K, Indian Army retaliates

According to initial reports, the Pakistani troops used small arms and fired mortars shells along the LoC about 1530 hours.

Nov 30, 2019, 17:41 PM IST
J&K Police busts six terror modules, arrests 28 overground workers in one month

J&K Police busts six terror modules, arrests 28 overground workers in one month

Intensifying its fight against terrorists, J&K Police, along with the Indian Army and other security forces, has taken various steps in the Kashmir valley. Recently, Awantipora police busted a

Nov 29, 2019, 17:52 PM IST
ISI orders terrorists to target Jammu and Kashmir police and sarpanchs, wants Hizbul Mujahideen to get active

ISI orders terrorists to target Jammu and Kashmir police and sarpanchs, wants Hizbul Mujahideen to get active

Sources told Zee Media that Pakistan's ISI has been trying desperately to activate the network of Hizbul Mujahideen terrorists in Kashmir Valley and launch attacks on police personnel and sarpanches.

Nov 27, 2019, 11:00 AM IST
Seen abuse of democracy, some Jammu and Kashmir leaders will go to jail: Goa Governor Satya Pal Malik

Seen abuse of democracy, some Jammu and Kashmir leaders will go to jail: Goa Governor Satya Pal Malik

Former Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik said some leaders of the erstwhile state will go to jail for their involvement in corrupt practices.

Nov 27, 2019, 08:57 AM IST
Train Services between Srinagar–Baramulla and Srinagar–Banihal sections restored in Kashmir valley

Train Services between Srinagar–Baramulla and Srinagar–Banihal sections restored in Kashmir valley

The decision to re-start the train services in Kashmir valley was taken after due security audits and assurance by GRP, Jammu and Kashmir. Accordingly, inspection and trial runs were undertaken

Nov 27, 2019, 00:22 AM IST
Inciting speeches in Jammu and Kashmir must be stopped, Centre tells Supreme Court

Inciting speeches in Jammu and Kashmir must be stopped, Centre tells Supreme Court

In August, the central government revoked the special status from Jammu and Kashmir and bifurcated the state into two union territories. The authorties also suspended phone lines and internet

Nov 26, 2019, 18:18 PM IST
Two civilians dead in grenade attack in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag

Two civilians dead in grenade attack in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag

Suspected militants lobbed a grenade in Hakura today as 'Back to the village' programme was underway.

Nov 26, 2019, 17:11 PM IST
Blast outside University of Kashmir in Srinagar, two injured

Blast outside University of Kashmir in Srinagar, two injured

At least two people got injured in a blast outside the gate of the University of Kashmir in Srinagar. Police said that they are ascertaining the nature of blast as it could be either a grenade or a

Nov 26, 2019, 13:50 PM IST
J&K: Terrorist killed in encounter at Pulwama; 3 suspects arrested in Baramulla

J&K: Terrorist killed in encounter at Pulwama; 3 suspects arrested in Baramulla

Reports said that the terrorists were asked to hurl grenades with an objective to create panic and tension in Baramulla. 

Nov 25, 2019, 20:14 PM IST
Pakistan violates ceasefire along LoC in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri; Indian Army retaliates

Pakistan violates ceasefire along LoC in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri; Indian Army retaliates

Pakistan initiated unprovoked ceasefire violation by firing small arms and mortar shelling in the Sunderbani sector. 

Nov 23, 2019, 13:02 PM IST
Indian Army rescues over 300 stuck near Zojila Pass after snowfall

Indian Army rescues over 300 stuck near Zojila Pass after snowfall

As many as 300-350 people, including women and children, stuck on the road to the Zojila Pass, connecting the Kashmir Valley to Ladakh, following heavy snowfall have been rescued by the Indian Army

Nov 22, 2019, 20:28 PM IST