Fayaz Wani

Shujaat Bukhari Silenced: Tribute to slain editor from Rising Kashmir newspaper staff

Some Rising Kashmir staff members went to Kreeri in Baramulla, Bukhari’s native place, for the funeral while editors and other staff stayed back.

20 hours ago

PDP rues truce J-K ceasefire failure, BJP welcomes withdrawal

The Centre’s decision against extending the ceasefire in Kashmir has been termed a “setback” for peace process by the ruling PDP in Jammu and Kashmir.

20 hours ago

Horror in J&K Valley as newspaper editor Shujaat Bukhari shot, jawan abducted, killed

The unidentified militants, believed to be three in number, were apparently lying in wait as they knew when Bukhari would leave.

15 Jun 2018

Rising Kashmir editor Shujaat Bukhari shot dead by gunmen outside his office in Srinagar

It was not immediately clear how many gunmen attacked Bukhari, who earlier worked with The Hindu newspaper as its Kashmir correspondent.

15 Jun 2018

Jammu and Kashmir government not to release prisoners on this Eid

In the past, the J&K government used to release separatist leaders ahead of Eid, however, last year also, the PDP-BJP government did not release any prisoners for Eid.

14 Jun 2018

Army man going home for Eid abducted by militants in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian

The soldier, identified as Aurangzeb of the 44 Rashtriya Rifles (RR), was travelling to Rajouri district when the militants stopped his vehicle in Kalampora area and kidnapped him.

14 Jun 2018

Will J-K Governor N N Vohra get a third extension or be replaced?

Vohra, 82, had taken over as governor of J&K on June 25, 2008, replacing controversial former Army General (Retired) SK Sinha during the Amarnath land row agitation.

14 Jun 2018

Jammu and Kashmir: Four BSF men including 3 officers killed, 3 injured in Pakistan firing in Samba

A BSF official said Pakistani troops breached the border ceasefire in the Ramgarh sector at around 10.30 pm and targeted BSF outposts in the sector.

13 Jun 2018

Kashmir: Twin militant attacks leave two policemen dead

A police officer said militants fired from automatic weapons at a police post in a court complex in Pulwama district at around 3.30 am.

13 Jun 2018

Government’s talks offer is a ‘golden opportunity’ for separatists: Mufti

J&K chief minister says the problems of the state can be resolved only through a political process and there can’t be a military solution to it

12 Jun 2018

Jammu and Kashmir: Army foils infiltration bid, six militants killed

In Srinagar, Defence spokesperson Colonel Rajesh Kalia said that a group of militants tried to infiltrate into the Indian side of the LoC at Keran sector in the early hours.

11 Jun 2018

Srinagar diary

Even the posting of Basant Rath as IG, Traffic Police, has had no effect on traffic woes in Srinagar.

09 Jun 2018

Eid comes early in Jammu and Kashmir as Rajnath Singh showers gifts

Relief, employment initiatives for border residents, West Pakistan Refugees, but ceasefire extension on hold

09 Jun 2018

Home minster Rajnath Singh hints at Ramzan ceasefire extension

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday hinted that the Ramzan ceasefire in Jammu and Kashmir could be extended.

08 Jun 2018

Militants attack army camp in Jammu and Kashmir

Militants attacked an army camp in Jammu and Kashmir's Bandipora district on Tuesday evening, sparking of a gunfight, police said.

06 Jun 2018