Jammu and Kashmir News

Don't play with fire: Mehbooba Mufti warns Centre not to fiddle with Article 35A

Don't play with fire: Mehbooba Mufti warns Centre not to fiddle with Article 35A

Article 35A empowers the J&K legislature to define permanent residents of the state and give them special rights and privileges.

Feb 25, 2019, 18:55 PM IST
Jammu and Kashmir parties rise in support of Article 35A

Jammu and Kashmir parties rise in support of Article 35A

The state government has said its stand on Article 35A remains unchanged as it would seek an adjournment in the apex court when the matter comes up for hearing.

Feb 25, 2019, 16:33 PM IST
Holding timely elections in Jammu and Kashmir will be test for PM Narendra Modi: Omar Abdullah

Holding timely elections in Jammu and Kashmir will be test for PM Narendra Modi: Omar Abdullah

Abdullah said except for an odd by-election, all elections in Jammu and Kashmir since 1995-96 have been held as per schedule.

Feb 25, 2019, 12:03 PM IST
One-way traffic to move on Jammu-Srinagar national highway

One-way traffic to move on Jammu-Srinagar national highway

One-way traffic will be allowed on Jammu-Srinagar national highway on Monday.

Feb 25, 2019, 09:20 AM IST
CCTV footage of red Eeco car used in Pulwama attack found, suicide bomber seen driving: NIA sources

CCTV footage of red Eeco car used in Pulwama attack found, suicide bomber seen driving: NIA sources

The car is likely to be of 2010-11 model which had been repainted.

Feb 25, 2019, 09:14 AM IST
Tampering Article 370, Article 35A will render Treaty of Accession null & void: Mehbooba Mufti

Tampering Article 370, Article 35A will render Treaty of Accession null & void: Mehbooba Mufti

The PDP chief added that Kashmir Valley is rife with speculation about the status of Article 35A.

Feb 25, 2019, 07:15 AM IST
Government enhances risk, hardship allowance for paramilitary troops deployed in Jammu and Kashmir

Government enhances risk, hardship allowance for paramilitary troops deployed in Jammu and Kashmir

The decision of the Ministry of Home Affairs came a week after 40 CRPF jawans were killed in a terror attack in Pulwama in Jammu and Kashmir.

Feb 24, 2019, 20:47 PM IST
Jammu and Kashmir: Pakistan violates ceasefire in Rajouri district for 2nd consecutive day

Jammu and Kashmir: Pakistan violates ceasefire in Rajouri district for 2nd consecutive day

Pakistan violated ceasefire by targeting forward posts and villages along the Line of Control (LoC) in Nowshera sector around 5.15 pm, news agency PTI  reported quoting officials.

Feb 24, 2019, 20:27 PM IST
Jammu and Kashmir: Police officer, Army jawan, 3 JeM terrorists killed in Kulgam​ encounter

Jammu and Kashmir: Police officer, Army jawan, 3 JeM terrorists killed in Kulgam​ encounter

The encounter took place in the Turigam area of Kulgam after the police got an intelligence input about the presence of a group of terrorists in the area, they added.

Feb 24, 2019, 15:39 PM IST
Raids, stocking of essentials creates panic in Kashmir; J&K Governor urges calm

Raids, stocking of essentials creates panic in Kashmir; J&K Governor urges calm

The Governor was informed of the dearth of the stocks available in the Valley due to the persistent closure of the Srinagar-Jammu highway.

Feb 24, 2019, 14:16 PM IST
Jammu and Kashmir administration orders rationing of fuel, cites shortage of stocks due to persistent closure of highway

Jammu and Kashmir administration orders rationing of fuel, cites shortage of stocks due to persistent closure of highway

The statement came after long queues were seen at petrol pumps across the Kashmir Valley as panic-gripped people started filling their vehicles with fuel and also stocking up essentials. 

Feb 23, 2019, 23:29 PM IST
National Conference welcomes PM Narendra Modi's statement denouncing attacks on Kashmiris

National Conference welcomes PM Narendra Modi's statement denouncing attacks on Kashmiris

The MP from Srinagar, however, said the prime minister must ensure that his directions are followed in letter and spirit.

Feb 23, 2019, 21:35 PM IST
Additional paramilitary troops in Jammu and Kashmir part of routine pre-election exercise: MHA sources

Additional paramilitary troops in Jammu and Kashmir part of routine pre-election exercise: MHA sources

"The deployment of additional forces is a routine exercise related to pre-election induction," a source said.

Feb 23, 2019, 21:11 PM IST
Local youth take part in recruitment drive for SPO post in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch

Local youth take part in recruitment drive for SPO post in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch

Earlier this week, local youth took part in an Army recruitment drive for nearly 111 vacancies in J&K's Baramulla district.

Feb 23, 2019, 20:45 PM IST
Pakistan resorts to ceasefire violation in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district

Pakistan resorts to ceasefire violation in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district

After a lull of a day, Pakistan targetted the forward posts and villages along the Line of Control (LoC) in Nowshera sector of the district at 4.30 pm.

Feb 23, 2019, 18:42 PM IST
Pulwama fallout: Major crackdown on separatists, additional troops rushed to J&K

Pulwama fallout: Major crackdown on separatists, additional troops rushed to J&K

JKLF chief Yasin Malik and several others have been arrested in a major crackdown on Friday night.

Feb 23, 2019, 11:02 AM IST
CRPF martyr's wife shares last video sent by husband minutes before Pulwama attack

CRPF martyr's wife shares last video sent by husband minutes before Pulwama attack

This was the last video sent by CRPF head constable Sukhjinder Singh of 76 Battalion to his wife just before the attack.

Feb 23, 2019, 08:04 AM IST
Dozens of houses damaged as avalanche strikes north Kashmir’s Gurez sector

Dozens of houses damaged as avalanche strikes north Kashmir’s Gurez sector

The avalanche hit the village at around 9:30 PM last night.

Feb 23, 2019, 06:22 AM IST
Two JeM terrorists killed in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district; arms, ammunition recovered

Two JeM terrorists killed in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district; arms, ammunition recovered

There was no collateral damage or injuries to any security personnel, said DIG South Kashmir Atul Kumar Goel

Feb 22, 2019, 18:53 PM IST
J&K govt moves SC for transfer of 7 Pakistani terrorists out of Jammu jail

J&K govt moves SC for transfer of 7 Pakistani terrorists out of Jammu jail

A bench of Justices L N Rao and M R Shah sought a response from Centre and the Delhi government on the plea and issue notice.

Feb 22, 2019, 18:02 PM IST