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Pakistan Army violates ceasefire in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district, injures civilian

The violation of ceasefire took place in Nowshera sector of the district around 12.45 am when Pakistan targetted both the border villages and military check posts.

May 26, 2019, 23:07 PM IST

Assam Rifles battalion to be placed in Jammu and Kashmir as NDRF

The Assam Rifles draws its strength of officers from the Army and functions under the command of the Union Home Ministry.

May 26, 2019, 19:58 PM IST

Jammu and Kashmir: 6 drug peddlers arrested

A total of 700 bottles of banned codeine phosphate drug were recovered from a Kashmir-bound truck during checking at T-Chowk in Banihal town of Ramban district on Sunday.

May 26, 2019, 18:57 PM IST

Normalcy returns to Kashmir Valley after restrictions withdrawn

They said there were no restrictions in place in any part of the valley on Sunday.

May 26, 2019, 11:08 AM IST

Traffic resumes on Jammu-Srinagar highway after remaining closed for 13 hours

The landslide, triggered by incessant rains over the past two days, occurred near Battery Cheshma around 4.30 am, completely blocking the only all-weather road linking Kashmir with rest of the country

May 25, 2019, 21:22 PM IST

Nearly 80% candidates lost security deposit in Lok Sabha polls in Jammu and Kashmir

The BJP retained three parliamentary seats of Jammu, Udhampur and Ladakh, while the National Conference swept the polls in the Kashmir valley, winning all the three seats of Srinagar, Anantnag and Baramulla.

May 25, 2019, 15:36 PM IST

At 46% BJP gets highest ever vote share in J-K, leads in 27 assembly segments

As per official data released by EC, the BJP has taken 46.4 per cent vote share by securing 16,48,041 votes out of total 3,479,155 votes polled in multi-phased elections in six Lok Sabha seats in the state.

May 25, 2019, 13:43 PM IST

Zakir Musa killing: Curfew continues in parts of Kashmir for second day

Officials said the curbs on the movement of people were in force in parts of Srinagar, and Kulgam and Pulwama towns. 

May 25, 2019, 11:07 AM IST

Landslides force Jammu-Srinagar highway to close

The fresh landslides were reported early in the day in the Battery Chashma area. Heavy traffic jams were reported after the sudden closure.

May 25, 2019, 09:46 AM IST

Lok Sabha election results 2019: BJP felicitates Jitendra Singh for highest ever winning margin in J&K

BJP state president Ravinder Raina, while speaking on the occasion, thanked all the voters of Jammu and Kashmir and whole of India for voting en mass in favour of the BJP. 

May 24, 2019, 21:13 PM IST

Night curfew lifted, mobile Internet services resume in Bhadarwah after nine days

Night curfew has been lifted and Internet services resumed in Jammu and Kashmir's Bhadarwah Valley Thursday after nine days, officials said.

May 24, 2019, 20:58 PM IST

Pakistan violates ceasefire in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir

The Army also retaliated to the heavy shelling from Pakistan. 

May 24, 2019, 19:30 PM IST

Narendra Modi cannot remove Article 370, 35-A from J&K: Farooq Abdullah

Article 370 grants special status to Jammu and Kashmir and limits Parliament's power to make laws concerning the state. Article 35A empowers the state assembly to define 'permanent residents' for bestowing special rights and privileges on them.

May 24, 2019, 18:38 PM IST

How a studious Zakir Rashid Bhat became the dreaded 'Zakir Musa'

After passing his Class 10 exam, he joined the government-run higher secondary institution in Tral area and completed schooling in 2011.

May 24, 2019, 15:24 PM IST

Burhan Wani's successor Zakir Musa killed in Jammu and Kashmir, confirms Army

Sources said that a cordon and search operation was started by security forces in Dadsara village of Tral following information that two militants were hiding in the area.

May 24, 2019, 12:01 PM IST

Mobile internet services suspended in Kashmir valley

The officials said BSNL's broadband service was working.

May 23, 2019, 22:20 PM IST

Zakir Musa trapped during encounter in South Kashmir

Additional forces were rushed to the encounter site to ensure that no one escaped from there, they said.

May 23, 2019, 21:01 PM IST

Encounter breaks out in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama

The forces retaliated, ensuing an encounter, the official said.

May 23, 2019, 20:57 PM IST

Opposition, media couldn't see 'Modi wave', but people did: Jitendra Singh

The BJP leader said people voted for him due to the "major development work" carried in the constituency, saying neither the media nor the Opposition could see it, but the people did.

May 23, 2019, 20:10 PM IST

Farooq Abdullah wins Srinagar seat by over 70,000 votes

Abdullah polled 1,06,750 votes, while his nearest rival PDP candidate Aga Syed Mohsin polled 36,700 votes, an election official said.

May 23, 2019, 18:56 PM IST