Jammu and Kashmir News

Major setback to PDP in J&K as senior leader Muzaffar Hussain Baig quits party ahead of DDC polls

Major setback to PDP in J&K as senior leader Muzaffar Hussain Baig quits party ahead of DDC polls

In a major setback to Peoples Democratic Party in Jammu and Kashmir, its founding member Muzaffar Hussain Baig resigned from the party on Saturday (Nov 14). 

Nov 15, 2020, 11:01 AM IST
India summons Pakistani diplomat over ceasefire violations along LoC

India summons Pakistani diplomat over ceasefire violations along LoC

India summoned the Charge d'Affaires of Pakistan High Commission and lodged a strong protest over ceasefire violation.

Nov 14, 2020, 19:56 PM IST
Former Jammu and Kashmir CM Mehbooba Mufti asks India, Pakistan to rise above political compulsions, initiate dialogue

Former Jammu and Kashmir CM Mehbooba Mufti asks India, Pakistan to rise above political compulsions, initiate dialogue

The Peoples Democratic Party president also said, "Restoring the ceasefire agreed upon & implemented by Vajpayee ji & Musharaf sahab is a good place to start."  

Nov 14, 2020, 15:30 PM IST
India destroys Pakistan posts, bunkers along LoC; 8 Pak troops killed in retaliatory firing

India destroys Pakistan posts, bunkers along LoC; 8 Pak troops killed in retaliatory firing

A number of videos released by the Indian Army showed destruction of several Pakistani positions and bunkers across the LoC with some of them going up in flames following the Indian retaliation.

Nov 14, 2020, 09:38 AM IST
Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Congress Committee joins hand with Gupkar alliance; parties discuss seat-sharing for DDC polls

Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Congress Committee joins hand with Gupkar alliance; parties discuss seat-sharing for DDC polls

Two Congress leaders participated in a meeting of the alliance at PDP president Mehbooba Mufti's 'Fairview' residence at Gupkar here. 

Nov 14, 2020, 00:38 AM IST
Kashmiri brothers develop this app as an alternative to TikTok

Kashmiri brothers develop this app as an alternative to TikTok

As an initiative under Make in India, app developer Tipu Sultan Wani along with his elder brother Mohd Farooq has developed a video-sharing application that will work as an alternative to banned

Nov 13, 2020, 07:02 AM IST
Two unidentified terrorists killed in Shopian encounter, says Jammu and Kashmir police

Two unidentified terrorists killed in Shopian encounter, says Jammu and Kashmir police

 Encounter broke out between security forces and terrorists in the Kutpora area situated in the Shopian district of South Kashmir on Tuesday morning (November 10). 

Nov 10, 2020, 08:57 AM IST
Over 250-300 militants waiting at launch pads across LoC to infiltrate into India: ADG BSF

Over 250-300 militants waiting at launch pads across LoC to infiltrate into India: ADG BSF

ADG BSF also informed that only 25-30 militants have managed to infiltrate this year, while 140 had sneaked in 2019. 

Nov 09, 2020, 17:59 PM IST
Pakistan's ISI to use pro-Khalistan terrorists to smuggle arms into India: Intelligence agencies

Pakistan's ISI to use pro-Khalistan terrorists to smuggle arms into India: Intelligence agencies

The agency warned that Pakistan's ISI is most likely to utilise pro-Khalistani terrorists for arms smuggling via multi state's International Border in India. 

Nov 09, 2020, 13:03 PM IST
50 terrorists waiting at launch pads across LoC to infiltrate into India

50 terrorists waiting at launch pads across LoC to infiltrate into India

Pakistan has been looking for opportunities to help these terrorists cross the border and infiltrate into India and disturb peace and harmony.

Nov 08, 2020, 17:55 PM IST
3 Army officers, 1 BSF jawan martyred in anti-terror operation at LoC in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara

3 Army officers, 1 BSF jawan martyred in anti-terror operation at LoC in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara

Four soldiers of the Army and BSF, including an army officer, were killed as the security fores foiled a major infiltration bid along LoC.

Nov 08, 2020, 15:06 PM IST
Srinagar records coldest night of the year as temperature dips to minus 1.4 degrees

Srinagar records coldest night of the year as temperature dips to minus 1.4 degrees

 As the winter season approaches India, Srinagar recorded the coldest night of the season so far on Sunday with the temperature at minus 1.4 degrees Celsius.

Nov 08, 2020, 12:33 PM IST
Terrorist killed, infiltration bid foiled in J&K's Kupwara; AK-47 rifle seized

Terrorist killed, infiltration bid foiled in J&K's Kupwara; AK-47 rifle seized

One terrorist was killed overnight when the Army foiled an infiltration bid on the Line of Control (LoC) in Machil Sector in Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir, the Army said on Sunday (November

Nov 08, 2020, 11:45 AM IST
Gupkar Alliance to contest DDC election, fight for rehabilitation of Kashmiri Pandits in J&K

Gupkar Alliance to contest DDC election, fight for rehabilitation of Kashmiri Pandits in J&K

The Gupkar Alliance also said that it will also fight for the return of migrant Kashmiri Pandits to the Valley as part of its agenda and their rehabilitation at all levels.

Nov 07, 2020, 17:38 PM IST
Terrorist killed during encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Pampore; operation underway

Terrorist killed during encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Pampore; operation underway

The encounter between forces and terrorists broke out in Lalpora area of Pampore on Thursday.

Nov 06, 2020, 08:54 AM IST
After killing Hizbul commanders Naikoo and Saifullah, security forces prepare list of 7 top terrorists

After killing Hizbul commanders Naikoo and Saifullah, security forces prepare list of 7 top terrorists

Indian Army has chalked out a solid strategy to wipe out terrorism completely from Jammu and Kashmir.

Nov 05, 2020, 11:53 AM IST
Revealed: Pakistan's plan to use Chinese drones to launch terror attacks in Kashmir

Revealed: Pakistan's plan to use Chinese drones to launch terror attacks in Kashmir

Indian intelligence agencies have exposed Pakistan's plan to supply weapons in terrorists based in J&K through Chinese drones.  

Nov 02, 2020, 13:24 PM IST
Earthquake of 3.5-magnitude strikes Jammu and Kashmir's Hanle region

Earthquake of 3.5-magnitude strikes Jammu and Kashmir's Hanle region

There were no immediate reports of any loss of life or damage to property due to the earthquake.

Nov 02, 2020, 08:43 AM IST
Pakistani forces violate ceasefire along LoC in J&K's Poonch, Indian Army gives befitting reply

Pakistani forces violate ceasefire along LoC in J&K's Poonch, Indian Army gives befitting reply

According to reports, the Pakistani troops initiated unprovoked ceasefire violation by firing with small arms and shelling with mortars at 7:30 AM.

Nov 01, 2020, 10:06 AM IST
J&K Administration to annul all actions taken under Roshni land scheme

J&K Administration to annul all actions taken under Roshni land scheme

Three weeks after the Jammu and Kashmir High Court ordered a CBI probe into an alleged scam in the Roshni land scheme, the J&K Administration on Saturday said it would annul all actions taken,

Oct 31, 2020, 23:55 PM IST