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Jammu and Kashmir

Pakistan resorts to ceasefire violation along LoC in J&K's Poonch, injures 2 civilians

The Pakistan Army resorted to firing in Balakot area of ​​Mendhar sector in the district. The Indian Army retaliated to the unprovoked firing.

Oct 22, 2019, 15:03 PM IST

Centre approves 7th Pay Commission in Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh; to benefit 4.5 lakh employees

The govt employees of new union territories of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh will now get salaries as per the recommendations of 7th Pay Commission.

Oct 22, 2019, 12:28 PM IST

Indian Army destroys mortar shells of Pakistan Army in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch

The Army destroyed three mortar shells of 120 mm each.

Oct 22, 2019, 11:50 AM IST

Over 20,000 Kashmiri youth participate in Army recruitment drive

The recruitment process for the Territorial Army battalion ended on Monday which saw the participation of a large number of youth from various districts of Jammu and Kashmir, including Baramulla.

Oct 21, 2019, 22:48 PM IST

'We stand by you in difficult times': Mamata Banerjee to Farooq Abdullah on his birthday

Farooq Abdullah was detained under the Public Safety Act (PSA) after the removal of special status to Jammu and Kashmir under Article 370 on August 5. He continues to remain under house arrest nearly three months after the abrogation of Article 370

Oct 21, 2019, 15:34 PM IST

Will destroy terror camps if Pakistan doesn't mend its ways: J&K Governor Satya Pal Malik

"War is a bad thing and Pakistan should know how to behave. If it will not mend its way, then we will do again what we did on Sunday. We will destroy the terror camps," Malik said referring to the artillery strikes conducted by the Indian Army on four terror launch pads in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) on Sunday following the ceasefire violation by Pakistan in J&K.

Oct 21, 2019, 14:42 PM IST

Sometimes it takes time to straighten the tail: VK Singh on Pakistan

"Aa jayega...Kai bar poonch seedhi krne mein samay lagta hai (They will. Sometimes it takes time)", V K Singh said while speaking to media persons here on Sunday. He also said that the Indian Army was always prepared to take befitting action whenever the occassion demanded.

Oct 21, 2019, 07:12 AM IST

Two jawans martyred, one civilian killed as Pakistan violates ceasefire in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara

As per Indian officials, the Pakistani troops started heavy firing and shelling along the LoC at around 10 pm on Saturday night and continued till 4 am the next morning. 

Oct 20, 2019, 09:27 AM IST

Terrorists attack jewellery store in J&K's Baramulla, no casualties reported

However, no casualties or injuries were reported in the attack. 

Oct 19, 2019, 19:27 PM IST

40,000 indigenous bulletproof jackets supplied to Indian Army

The jackets are being supplied to the Central Ordnance Depot in Kanpur from where they will be sent to Jammu and Kashmir and other violence-affected areas.

Oct 19, 2019, 12:53 PM IST

J&K: Panchayat members pin hope on BDC elections for development of rural areas

BDC elections will be held in 310 blocks on October 24 and the counting of votes will take place the same day.

Oct 19, 2019, 07:08 AM IST

Pakistan's ISI directs its sources in J&K to plan infiltration routes for terrorists: Intel report

The ISI has ordered guides to recce the area along the Line of Control (LoC) so that infiltrators can find new routes during snowfall in the oncoming winter season. The terrorists take the help of guides to infiltrate into an area.

Oct 18, 2019, 23:43 PM IST

Deshhit: Apple Trader From Punjab Shot Dead By Terrorists In J&K

Deshhit: Apple Trader From Punjab Shot Dead By Terrorists In J&K. Watch video to know more.

Oct 17, 2019, 21:40 PM IST

Want to visit Kashmir, I will arrange: PM Narendra Modi takes a dig at Congress

Taking a dig at the Congress, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that a leader from the grand old party had said that India had lost Kashmir entirely by scrapping Article 370.

Oct 17, 2019, 20:53 PM IST

Private transporters go on indefinite strike against toll plaza along Jammu-Pathankot highway

Talking to ANI, Gurmeet Singh, President, Jammu-Kathua Bus association said that the toll plaza shut be shut down immediately as it is not possible for the transporters to pay the toll tax. 

Oct 17, 2019, 16:00 PM IST

Pakistan pushing Afghan-origin terrorists into Kashmir to disrupt normalcy and peace: Sources

At a recent meeting held in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, Pakistani army and ISI instructed the dreaded commanders of terror outfits to keep their cadres ready for jihad/fidayeen attacks in Kashmir valley, sources said.

Oct 17, 2019, 14:55 PM IST

Punjab-based Apple trader shot dead, another wounded in terrorist attack in J&K's Shopian

The attack in Shopian took place hours after terrorists shot dead a labourer from Chhattisgarh in Pulwama.

Oct 16, 2019, 20:36 PM IST

Daily labourer from Chhattisgarh shot dead by terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama

A group of terrorists on Wednesday shot dead a migrant worker from Chhattisgarh in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama.

Oct 16, 2019, 18:44 PM IST

Defence bases in Jammu, Punjab on orange alert after fresh intel inputs of terror attack

There have intelligence inputs of a possible terror attack on defence facilities in Jammu and Kashmir and Punjab since August 5 when Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government at the Centre decided to abrogate Article 370, which granted a special status to the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir.

Oct 16, 2019, 18:08 PM IST

Hayat Ahmad Bhat, responsible for disrupting law and order in Srinagar, arrested

"He was earlier booked under PSA. After his release, he started organising stone-pelting in the areas of Anchar Lake and Soura. His arrest is a major breakthrough," Dilbagh Singh, Director General of Police in Jammu and Kashmir, said. 

Oct 16, 2019, 13:16 PM IST