Jammu and Kashmir

Railway police recruitment drive evokes huge response from Kashmiri youth

This Special police officer (SPO) recruitment drive had started on Thursday and will continue for another three days. During the drive, hundreds of youth were asked to fill up of forms, run a 400-meter race and give physical test. The applicants are selected on the same day.

Dec 07, 2019, 07:23 AM IST

NC leader Farooq Abdullah writes to Shashi Tharoor, says 'we are not criminals'

In his reply, Abdullah thanked Tharoor for writing a letter in October which he claimed was delivered late to him by a magistrate who looks after him in a 'sub-jail'.

Dec 06, 2019, 07:08 AM IST

Centre plans to build 11 new airports in Jammu and Kashmir, 2 in Ladakh

The Centre has decided to build 11 new airports in Jammu and Kashmir and two in Ladakh under the Ude Desh Ka Aam Nagrik( UDAN)-Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS).

Dec 05, 2019, 19:25 PM IST

Jammu and Kashmir residents to get domicile rights for land, government jobs

The sources said keeping in view the huge unemployment among educated youth, the Union Territory administration is likely to give domicile rights to residents so that only they can apply for government jobs in Jammu and Kashmir.

Dec 05, 2019, 17:48 PM IST

Internet likely to be restored across Jammu and Kashmir in phased manner

Four months after the internet were suspended in the Kashmir Valley following the abrogation of Article 370, Lt. Governor Girish Chandra Murmu on Wednesday said restoration is being reviewed constantly and as and when situation improves, the internet services will be gradually restored in a phased manner.

Dec 05, 2019, 13:34 PM IST

Five held for attacking security forces with petrol bombs in Srinagar

The group was involved in hurling petrol bombs on police and security forces at Sarafkadal, Bohrikadal, Rajourikadal and Khanyar as well in the area of Nowhatta.

Dec 05, 2019, 08:04 AM IST

Internet will be restored in phases in Kashmir once situation becomes 'more normal': Lieutenant Governor G C Murmu

Jammu and Kashmir L-G Murmu on Wednesday said that Internet services would be restored in Kashmir in phases once the situation becomes "more normal".

Dec 04, 2019, 19:12 PM IST

Pakistan sets up Kashmir desk at embassies to foment trouble in India: Centre

Ministry of State for External Affairs V Muraleedharan on Wednesday said in Parliament that New Delhi was informed in August that Pakistan government has set up Kashmir desk at its embassies in different countries.

Dec 04, 2019, 15:52 PM IST

1 jawan martyred, two missing after avalanche hits Army post in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara

At least one Indian Army jawan got killed and two went missing after an avalanche hit an Army post in the Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district.

Dec 03, 2019, 23:13 PM IST

19 civilians, including non-Kashmiri labourers, killed in J&K since abrogation of Article 370: MHA

"An ex-gratia of Rs 1 lakh is paid to the next of kins of civilians killed in militancy-related violence under the existing scheme of Government of Jammu and Kashmir and Rs 5 lakhs is given under the scheme 'Central Scheme for Assistance to Civilian Victims/Family of Victims of Terrorist /Communal/ LWE Violence and Cross Border Firing and Mine/IED blasts on Indian Territory'," the ministry said.

Dec 03, 2019, 16:04 PM IST

Terror incidents decline in J&K, cross-border infiltration increase after abrogation of Article 370: MHA

"Incidents of terrorist violence declined after August 5. From August 5, 2019, to November 27, 2019, there have been 88 such incidents as compared to 106 such incidents from April 12, 2019, to August, 4, 2019," Union Minister of State (MoS) for Home Affairs G Kishan Reddy, in written replies to questions regarding terrorist infiltration in Jammu and Kashmir, in Lok Sabha, said. 

Dec 03, 2019, 15:11 PM IST

Terror incidents down in Jammu and Kashmir, infiltrations spike after Article 370 abrogation

In August this year, the government revoked Article 370 that gave special status to the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir.

Dec 03, 2019, 14:29 PM IST

Kashmir hangover hasn't weaned off yet: Goa Governor Satya Pal Malik

Emphasising on the revocation of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir, he said that no casualty has taken place in the Valley since August 5, the day when Centre announced the repealing of Article 370 which gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir.

Nov 29, 2019, 07:38 AM IST

ISI orders terrorists to target Jammu and Kashmir police and sarpanchs, wants Hizbul Mujahideen to get active

Sources told Zee Media that Pakistan's ISI has been trying desperately to activate the network of Hizbul Mujahideen terrorists in Kashmir Valley and launch attacks on police personnel and sarpanches.

Nov 27, 2019, 11:00 AM IST

Seen abuse of democracy, some Jammu and Kashmir leaders will go to jail: Goa Governor Satya Pal Malik

Former Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik said some leaders of the erstwhile state will go to jail for their involvement in corrupt practices.

Nov 27, 2019, 08:57 AM IST

Train Services between Srinagar–Baramulla and Srinagar–Banihal sections restored in Kashmir valley

The decision to re-start the train services in Kashmir valley was taken after due security audits and assurance by GRP, Jammu and Kashmir. Accordingly, inspection and trial runs were undertaken between Srinagar – Baramulla Rail Section on November 10 and between the Srinagar-Banihal section on November 16. 

Nov 27, 2019, 00:22 AM IST

Inciting speeches in Jammu and Kashmir must be stopped, Centre tells Supreme Court

In August, the central government revoked the special status from Jammu and Kashmir and bifurcated the state into two union territories. The authorties also suspended phone lines and internet connection in the region.


Nov 26, 2019, 18:18 PM IST

Two civilians dead in grenade attack in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag

Suspected militants lobbed a grenade in Hakura today as 'Back to the village' programme was underway.

Nov 26, 2019, 17:11 PM IST

Bodies of militants killed in Pulwama encounter retrieved

The militants were killed by the police and the security forces in an encounter on Monday. According to the police, the identity and affiliation of the killed militants is still being ascertained.

Nov 26, 2019, 13:54 PM IST

Blast outside University of Kashmir in Srinagar, two injured

At least two people got injured in a blast outside the gate of the University of Kashmir in Srinagar. Police said that they are ascertaining the nature of blast as it could be either a grenade or a petrol bomb. Sources said that eyewitnesses claimed that it was a grenade blast.

Nov 26, 2019, 13:50 PM IST