Omar staying away from Assembly polls, Farooq Abdullah likely to be party’s CM face in J&K

It is a change of strategy on the part of senior Abdullah, who had last contested Assembly elections in J&K in 2008.

23 Nov 2022

EC tells Ghulam Nabi Azad to change his party’s name

“We have told the ECI that we are not in agreement with the name suggested by the commission,” he said.

21 Nov 2022

Farooq Abdullah to step down from NC president post, says time for new generation

There is widespread speculation that 85-year-old Abdullah will assume the role of party patron and his son Omar Abdullah, currently the party's vice-president, is likely to succeed him.

19 Nov 2022

Avalanche hits J&K Army post, three jawans killed

The upper reaches of Kashmir have seen spells of early snowfall ahead of the onset of winter this year.

19 Nov 2022

Srinagar Diary

It was the first rally to be  held by mainstream party in Srinagar after abrogation of Articles 370 and 35A and bifurcation of erstwhile J&K state by centre on August 5, 2019. 

18 Nov 2022

‘Kashmir not safe’: Pandits write to Prez Murmu

Pandit employees posted in the Valley have alleged that they were forced to sign bonds before joining government jobs in militancy-hit Kashmir.

18 Nov 2022

Five Kashmir journalists quit over militant threat

Police says militant outfit The Resistance Front (TRF), an offshoot of the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) is behind these threats.

17 Nov 2022

Long power cuts, Kashmir Valley braces for cold, dark winter ahead

Residents in Srinagar and other parts of the Valley are complaining that the power development department is already resorting to lengthy and pesky power cuts.

16 Nov 2022

Paharis to get reservation, but no cut in quota of Gujjars, Bakerwals: Manoj Sinha

The Gujjar and Bakerwal are on a 500-km-long foot march for protection of their rights under the Scheduled Tribe status and oppose inclusion of Pahari community in the ST status.

16 Nov 2022

Major show of strength by Apni Party in Jammu and Kashmir

About 10,000-15000 people attended the rally held at Sheri Kashmir Cricket Stadium in Srinagar.

14 Nov 2022

Meet the Srinagar doctors behind 'Apparel for Poor'

A bunch of doctors and MBBS students based in Srinagar reach out to the needy every winter, collecting warm clothes to help them tide over the harsh weather conditions in the Valley.

13 Nov 2022

In a first, J&K terror victims get reserved seats in MBBS, BDS

The third priority is for wards of victims with permanent disabilities and serious injury caused by militant operations. 

09 Nov 2022

For now, FATF relief for Pakistan may not impact Jammu and Kashmir

Former Northern command chief Lt Gen (Retd) Deependra Singh Hooda told this newspaper that he does not think it (removal of Pakistan from grey list) will have any impact on J&K situation.

07 Nov 2022

Srinagar Diary

Agriculture Attache MASHAV at Israel’s embassy in India, Yair Eshel visited Jammu and Kashmir recently and visited three farms in Jammu region.

07 Nov 2022

ED attaches jailed separatist leader’s house in Srinagar

The house, worth Rs 21.80 lakh, is located at Botshah Colony of Sanat Nagar.

05 Nov 2022