Jammu and Kashmir

Four overground workers of Lashkar-e-Toiba arrested in Jammu and Kashmir's Handwara, Sopore

A cordon and search operation was launched in Shalpora village in Handwara area of Kupwara district late on Thursday night following information about presence of militants there.

Apr 03, 2020, 14:41 PM IST

Centre amends domicile rules for J&K, makes everyone living in UT for 15 years eligible

The Union government on Tuesday notified new rules defining domicile for the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir, saying any person residing in Jammu and Kashmir for 15 years is now eleigible for domicile. The Union government also said that children of officials working in Jammu and Kashmir for minimum 10 years and migrants who fulfill the stated conditions will also be eligible for domicile.

Apr 01, 2020, 14:54 PM IST

Suspended Jammu and Kashmir DSP Davinder Singh's police custody extended till April 3

The court also directed the police to conduct tainted DSP's medical examination every 48 hours.

Mar 30, 2020, 16:04 PM IST

Former Jammu and Kashmir CM Omar Abdullah urges Centre to release Mehbooba Mufti, other politicians from detention

Just a day after getting released from detention after nearly eight months, former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah on Wednesday (march 25) appealed the BJP-led government at the Centre to release PDP chief and another former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister, Mehbooba Mufti, and other politicians from detention after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a 21-day nationwide lockdown on Tuesday.

Mar 25, 2020, 10:58 AM IST

Release leaders, restore Internet in Jammu and Kashmir: Omar Abdullah urges Centre after walking out of detention

Minutes after being released from detention after seven months, former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah on Tuesday (March 24) urged the BJP-led government at the Centre to release other detained leaders and restore Internet facilities in the newly-formed Union Territory. 

Mar 24, 2020, 14:20 PM IST

Former Jammu and Kashmir CM Omar Abdullah released after 7 months of detention

The Jammu and Kashmir authorities on Tuesday (March 24) revoked the Public Safety Act slapped against National Conference leader and former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah and released him from house arrest.

Mar 24, 2020, 11:00 AM IST

4 members of new terror group 'The Resistance Front' linked to Lashkar-e-Taiba arrested in Jammu and Kashmir's Sopore

Jammu and Kashmir police on Monday (March 23) busted the module of a new terrorist organisation named The Resistance Front, which is linked to Pakistan-based terror group Lashkar-e-Taiba, in Sopore. 

Mar 23, 2020, 12:58 PM IST

J&K: 3 dead, another injured as mini-bus plunges into gorge in Udhampur

Three people were killed and another critically injured when a private mini-bus skidded off the road and plunged into a 400-meter gorge in Jammu and Kashmir's Udhampur district on Thursday, police said.

Mar 19, 2020, 14:55 PM IST

SC questions Jammu and Kashmir administration on Omar Abdullah's release, next hearing after 7 days

Supreme Court (SC) on Wednesday (March 18) asked Jammu and Kashmir administration to take instruction on whether it is planning to release former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, who has been detained under Public Safety Act. 

Mar 18, 2020, 12:35 PM IST

India slams Jammu and Kashmir reference in Pakistan-China statement, asks them to respect sovereignty

The Kashmir issue was raised during a meeting between Pakistani President Arif Alvi and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jingping in Beijing on Tuesday during which Xi said that his government was keeping a close eye over the current situation in the region.

Mar 18, 2020, 07:37 AM IST

Hirdesh Kumar appointed as new Jammu and Kashmir Chief Electoral Officer

Hirdesh Kumar, a 1999-batch IAS officer of the Jammu and Kashmir cadre, was selected from a panel of names sent by the J&K administration to the EC.

Mar 16, 2020, 18:02 PM IST

No discrimination in implementation of Central Laws in Jammu and Kashmir, says Amit Shah

Home Minister said his government is open to suggestions and feedback from all including from old parties, new parties and individuals for the overall development of Jammu and Kashmir.

Mar 15, 2020, 17:01 PM IST

Four terrorists killed in Anantnag encounter associated with LeT, says J&K police

As per official information, Muzaffar Ahmed Bhat joined LeT in the year 2017, Umar Amin Bhat and Sajjad Ahmed Bhat joined the organisation on April 2019. 

Mar 15, 2020, 16:52 PM IST

Have asked J-K political parties to unite to bring back all detained in jails outside UT: Farooq Abdullah

The NC chief asked political parties in Jammu and Kashmir to unite to bring back all detainees lodged in jails outside Union Territory.

Mar 15, 2020, 14:38 PM IST

Jammu and Kashmir: 4 terrorist killed in encounter with forces in Anantnag

Four terrorists were killed Sunday morning in an encounter with security forces in Watrigama village of south Kashmir's Anantnag district.

Mar 15, 2020, 13:10 PM IST

Jammu and Kashmir: 4 terrorists killed in gunfight in Anantnag's Watrigam, encounter underway

At least four terrorists have been killed in an encounter with security forces in Watrigama village of south Kashmir's Anantnag district.

Mar 15, 2020, 12:00 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi assures statehood for Jammu and Kashmir at earliest

During the course of the interactive session with the 24-member delegation led by Altaf Bukhari, the PM engaged with the delegation on various issues like concerns on demographic changes, delimitation exercise, and grant of state domicile.

Mar 15, 2020, 09:45 AM IST

Jammu and Kashmir's Apni Party members meet PM Modi in Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi met a 24 member delegation from Jammu and Kashmir's Apni Party on Saturday (March 14, 2020) at Lok Kalyan Marg in New Delhi. The party delegation was led by Apni Party President Altaf Bukhari. 

Mar 14, 2020, 21:36 PM IST

Two terrorist aides arrested in Jammu and Kashmir; arms, ammunition recovered

A bag with one AK 74, 3 Magazines, 147 7.62 mm ammunition, 1 Chinese pistol, 3 pistol magazines, 24 Chinese pistol rounds and one UBGL was recovered from the detainees.

Mar 14, 2020, 21:19 PM IST

CBI files chargesheet against son of Ex-minister of Jammu and Kashmir

CBI had registered the case on March 4, 2020, on the request of UT of J and K and took over the investigation of the case earlier registered at ACB J&K. 

Mar 14, 2020, 18:54 PM IST