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Jammu and Kashmir DDC Phase 1 polls today; tight security in place for first election since abrogation of Article 370

Jammu and Kashmir DDC Phase 1 polls today; tight security in place for first election since abrogation of Article 370

The first phase of the DDC election and panchayat bypolls will be held in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday (November 28), with 1,427 candidates in the fray and seven lakh voters eligible to exercise

Nov 28, 2020, 06:28 AM IST
Indian soldiers help Kashmiri woman and her newborn son, take them to their home safely

Indian soldiers help Kashmiri woman and her newborn son, take them to their home safely

Living up to its reputation for helping those in distress without any discrimination, the Indian Army yet again came to the rescue of a Kashmiri woman and her newborn baby and helped them reach their

Nov 27, 2020, 20:15 PM IST
PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti claims she is 'being detained again', not allowed to hold press meet

PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti claims she is 'being detained again', not allowed to hold press meet

Accusing the J&K Administration of bias, Mehbooba alleged that she was prevented from meeting Parra`s family on the pretext of security, while the BJP leaders and Union Ministers were allowed to

Nov 27, 2020, 17:51 PM IST
NIA arrests PDP youth-wing leader Waheed Parra in terror case; Mehbooba Mufti’s party condemns move

NIA arrests PDP youth-wing leader Waheed Parra in terror case; Mehbooba Mufti’s party condemns move

The name of Parra, who was instrumental in the revival of the PDP in south Kashmir, especially in terrorism-infested Pulwama, surfaced during the probe into the suspended Deputy Superintendent of

Nov 25, 2020, 19:07 PM IST
Nagrota encounter points to Pakistan's plot to disrupt upcoming DDC polls in J&K: Intelligence report

Nagrota encounter points to Pakistan's plot to disrupt upcoming DDC polls in J&K: Intelligence report

Four terrorists killed in an encounter with security forces in Ban area of Nagrota on the Jammu-Srinagar national highway recently were planning to disrupt the upcoming District Development Council (

Nov 24, 2020, 16:26 PM IST
JKBOSE class 10th Kashmir division result 2020 declared, here's how to check online

JKBOSE class 10th Kashmir division result 2020 declared, here's how to check online

The JKBOSE declared the result of class 10th bi-annual exam for Kashmir division on Saturday.

Nov 22, 2020, 12:58 PM IST
Kashmir records season’s coldest night on November 21, Srinagar temperature falls to minus 3.7°C

Kashmir records season’s coldest night on November 21, Srinagar temperature falls to minus 3.7°C

The coldest night of this season was recorded in Srinagar where the temperature dipped to minus 3.7 degree Celsius.

Nov 22, 2020, 12:25 PM IST
ED conducts searches at seven locations in Jammu and Kashmir in connection with suspicious transactions in J&K Bank

ED conducts searches at seven locations in Jammu and Kashmir in connection with suspicious transactions in J&K Bank

The ED said that it has been alleged that the bank accounts were used for routing money of public servants as well as some private parties. 

Nov 21, 2020, 15:45 PM IST
2 Jaish-e-Mohammad associates arrested in Jammu and Kashmir's Awantipora

2 Jaish-e-Mohammad associates arrested in Jammu and Kashmir's Awantipora

According to the police, the two arrested persons have been identified as Bilal Ahmad Chopan and Mursaleen Bashir Sheikh, residents of Wagad Tral and Chatlam Pampore respectively.

Nov 21, 2020, 14:38 PM IST
Army jawan martyred in Pakistan firing along LoC in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri

Army jawan martyred in Pakistan firing along LoC in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri

The unprovoked firing from across the border in Lam area of Nowshera sector took place around 1 am, resulting in critical injuries to a havaldar, who died later.

Nov 21, 2020, 12:11 PM IST
DDC polls: Candidates confined to hotels, not allowed to campaign, claims PAGD members

DDC polls: Candidates confined to hotels, not allowed to campaign, claims PAGD members

They claim that while BJP and its allies are being given security and accorded facilities to campaign by the authorities; others have been blocked for the same.

Nov 20, 2020, 14:41 PM IST
Security tightened at Vaishno Devi Shrine in Jammu after Nagrota encounter

Security tightened at Vaishno Devi Shrine in Jammu after Nagrota encounter

The Jammu and Kashmir authorities have beed up security near the shrine, a day after the Nagrota encounter in which four Jaish terrorists were neutralised by forces. 

Nov 20, 2020, 08:58 AM IST
Srinagar-Leh road in Jammu and Kashmir remains closed for fourth day following heavy snowfall

Srinagar-Leh road in Jammu and Kashmir remains closed for fourth day following heavy snowfall

A police official said that the efforts are on to restore the traffic movement at the earliest.

Nov 17, 2020, 19:33 PM IST
We are not part of Gupkar alliance, says J&K Pradesh Congress Committee

We are not part of Gupkar alliance, says J&K Pradesh Congress Committee

Congress also issued a statement and said that it strongly condemns the baseless allegations of Amit Shah and urged him to refrain from doing such dirty politics.

Nov 17, 2020, 19:03 PM IST
Mehbooba Mufti hits back at Amit Shah's Gupkar Gang comments, says 'Fighting elections in an alliance is also anti-national now'

Mehbooba Mufti hits back at Amit Shah's Gupkar Gang comments, says 'Fighting elections in an alliance is also anti-national now'

"BJP can stitch as many alliances in its hunger for power but somehow we are undermining national interest by putting up a united front," said the PDP President.

Nov 17, 2020, 18:02 PM IST
Congress, Gupkar Gang want to take Jammu and Kashmir back to the era of terror and turmoil: Amit Shah

Congress, Gupkar Gang want to take Jammu and Kashmir back to the era of terror and turmoil: Amit Shah

Amit Shah said that the Gupkar Gang is going global and they want foreign forces to intervene in Jammu and Kashmir. 

Nov 17, 2020, 16:16 PM IST
Centre driving out Gujjar-Bakerwals from Jammu and Kashmir, alleges former CM Mehbooba Mufti

Centre driving out Gujjar-Bakerwals from Jammu and Kashmir, alleges former CM Mehbooba Mufti

Former Jammu and Kashmir Mehbooba Mufti has accused the Centre of trying to hound the depressed communities of J&K.

Nov 17, 2020, 08:04 AM IST
CBI registers three cases for alleged land encroachment in Jammu and Kashmir

CBI registers three cases for alleged land encroachment in Jammu and Kashmir

One of the cases has been registered against unknown officials of the Revenue Department, Jammu.

Nov 16, 2020, 21:13 PM IST
Army, police rescue 10 civilians trapped at Sinthan Pass in Jammu and Kashmir

Army, police rescue 10 civilians trapped at Sinthan Pass in Jammu and Kashmir

The rescue team walked for five hours along NH 244 to reach the civilians during the night.

Nov 16, 2020, 15:28 PM IST
250-300 terrorists present at launchpads along LoC: BSF

250-300 terrorists present at launchpads along LoC: BSF

A BSF official said that the forces have been successful in thwarting attempts of infiltration of these terrorists.

Nov 16, 2020, 14:26 PM IST