Jammu and Kashmir

Three Jaish-e-Mohammad terrorists arrested in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian

The Jammu and Kashmir Police on Monday arrested three terrorist associates with links to banned terror organisation Jaish-e-Mohammad. The terrorists have been identified as Idrees Ahmed Mir, Mudassir Ahmed Tantray both residents of Waripora Kulgam and Shahid Nazir Wani resident of Kutpura Shopian.

Dec 23, 2019, 18:47 PM IST

Jammu and Kashmir: Suspected terror attack in Kishtwar, two cops injured

Mohd Salim and Ajay Kumar are the two Special Police Officers (SPOs)  of Jammu and Kashmir police who got injured in the incident. The injured were immediately rushed to the hospital and the police force is further investigating the matter. 

Dec 23, 2019, 08:20 AM IST

Jaish-e-Mohammad terror group sympathiser arrested in Awantipora

Security forces arrested an important terrorist associate of proscribed terror outfit Jash-e-Mohmmad in Jammu and Kashmir's Awantipora on Monday (December 23). According to security forces, Rasiq Maqbool was involved in providing all kinds of logistics and support to the terrorists of Pakistan-based terror group in Tral area.

Dec 23, 2019, 07:56 AM IST

Terrorist linked with Jaish-e-Mohammad arrested by Jammu and Kashmir's Police

As per police records, Sheikh was associated with active terrorists of JeM. A case has been registered against him. 

Dec 22, 2019, 20:56 PM IST

Pakistan Army violates ceasefire in Jammu and Kashmir's Nowshera sector

The unprovoked ceasefire violation from Pakistan side by firing of small arms and shelling with mortars along the LoC began at around 10:15 am today.

Dec 22, 2019, 13:09 PM IST

Two Pakistani soldiers killed in retaliatory firing by Indian Army after ceasefire violation along LoC in J&K

The ceasefire violation evoked a strong response from the Indian security forces in which two Pakistani soldiers were killed.

Dec 21, 2019, 15:43 PM IST

Drop in stone-pelting incidents in J&K; 544 cases in 2019 as against 802 in 2018

The MHA sources further claimed that there have been 59 suspected infiltration bids in Jammu and Kashmir this year till October.

Dec 18, 2019, 18:29 PM IST

Jawan martyred after Pakistan violates ceasefire in Jammu and Kashmir's Gurez sector

An Indian Army jawan died on Monday after the ceasefire violation by Pakistan Army on the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir's Gurez sector.

Dec 16, 2019, 19:10 PM IST

CRPF DIG dies in landslide in J-K's Ramban

Boulders rolling down the hill during landslide hit the vehicle of DIG Shailendra Vikram Singh at 19:45 hours today in the Ramban - Banihal area in Jammu and Kashmir. Singh, who joined the CRPF in 1992, was posted in north Srinagar.

Dec 15, 2019, 23:39 PM IST

National Conference leader Farooq Abdullah's detention under Public Safety Act in Jammu and Kashmir extended by 3 months

National Conference leader Farooq Abdullah's detention on Saturday was extended by three months under the stringent Public Safety Act in Jammu and Kashmir.

Dec 14, 2019, 16:21 PM IST

J&K HC judges tell Supreme Court no minors detained in jails after Article 370 scrapped, terms allegations wrong

Former Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi had in September 2019 heard a petition in which it was alleged that several minors had been detained in jails across Jammu and Kashmir.

Dec 13, 2019, 13:59 PM IST

Heavy snowfall in Kashmir blocks highways; more snow predicted for today

While the plains of Jammu and Kashmir received moderate snowfall, the upper reaches witnessed heavy snowfall.

Dec 13, 2019, 12:34 PM IST

Pakistan intruder shot dead in Jammu and Kashmir's Samba sector

A Pakistani national intruding into the Indian territory was shot dead by Border Security Force (BSF) personnel in Samba sector in the intervening night of Thursday and Friday, sources said.

Dec 13, 2019, 11:19 AM IST

Pakistan resorts to ceasefire violation along LoC in J&K's Poonch, Indian Army retaliates

The Pakistani Army initiated an unprovoked firing of small arms and shelling with mortars along the LoC at around 11.40 am. 

Dec 12, 2019, 13:15 PM IST

Indian Army starts inducting 1st batch of 10,000 Sig Sauer assault rifles: Sources

Defence Ministry had signed a contract on February 12, 2019 to procure 72,400 7.6mm Sig Sauer assault rifles under fast-track procedures to equip the armed forces with more capable guns.

Dec 11, 2019, 09:08 AM IST

Centre has approved eight medical colleges in Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh: Ministry of Home Affairs

Union Minister of State for Home Affairs G Kishan Reddy informed that eight medical colleges are currently under various stages of implementation and they will be constructed in the districts of Doda, Kathua, Baramulla, Anantnag, Rajouri, Udhampur, Handwara in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir and the district of Leh in the Union Territory of Ladakh.

Dec 10, 2019, 14:40 PM IST

Supreme Court bench to hear petitions against revocation of Article 370 today

Earlier on November 14, the bench had refused to pass any interim order on the pleas saying it might lead to delay in the matter and the court would settle all the issues at one go after hearing all the parties. 

Dec 10, 2019, 07:20 AM IST

In Asain traditions, we don't comment on internal affairs: Jaishankar highlights West's 'double standards'

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar, speaking at the Mediterranean Dialogue 2019 in Italy has said that in Indian or other Asian traditions, countries don't comment on the internal affairs of other country and highlighted the perils of taking "positions" which looks like double standards.

Dec 07, 2019, 20:33 PM IST

Hizbul Mujahideen member, wanted by security forces, surrenders himself to Kashmir BSF

A Hizbul Mujahideen associate, identified as Muzafar Ahmed Wani, surrendered himself unconditionally before the Border Security Force, Kashmir Frontier.

Dec 07, 2019, 17:20 PM IST

Big terror strike averted in Jammu and Kashmir, security forces diffuse IED in Handwara

Several such incidents went reported in November, where an IED was detected in the Jammu-Srinagar highway near Anantnag on November 21 and another was found by Indian Army on Jammu-Poonch highway on November 19.

Dec 07, 2019, 17:18 PM IST