Rahul Gandhi unfurled the national flag at the historic clock tower of Lal Chowk in Srinagar. 75 years ago, Jawaharlal Nehru hoisted the national flag for the first time at the Lal Chowk.
Seven people were injured in two explosions within a span of 15 minutes here on Saturday, sources said. The additional director general of police (Jammu zone) confirmed the explosions and injuries to six people. Hospital sources, however, said seven people were admitted with splinter injuries and all of them are "stable".
Nearly 12 hours after four civilians were killed and 7 others were injured in a militant firing in the border district of Rajouri in Jammu and Kashmir, an explosion took place on Monday morning in Upper Dangri village, at the home of one of the victims, killing a minor boy and injuring four others.
A Kashmiri Pandit was shot dead by militants in the Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir. Puran Krishan Bhat, a father of two, was attacked near his residence in the Chowdhary Gund area of south Kashmir. Kashmir has been witnessing a series of such targeted killings since October 2021.
2 explosions took place in 2 buses in J&K’s Udhampur dist within a span of 8 hours, injuring 2 persons. An explosion took place in a parked bus near a petrol pump at Domail Chowk, Udhampur. The explosion, which was captured on CCTV, caused damage to the empty bus. Immediately after the explosion, police and security force men and officials rushed to the spot to take stock of the situation.
At least 16 people died and more than 40 are reported missing after a cloudburst near Amarnath in Jammu and Kashmir on July 8. 15,000 stranded pilgrims have been shifted to the lower base camp of Panjtarni. Rescue operations began immediately by the Border Security Force, Indo-Tibetan Border Police and disaster management agencies. Following the tragedy, the Amarnath Yatra has been suspended.
In his outreach to the J&K youth, Modi said: “I want to tell the youth of Kashmir they will not face the difficulties their parents and grandparents did in the past. I will make it happen and I have come here to make you believe it.”
Amidst fresh snowfall and two #Avalanches, the Indian Army and GREF rescued 30 civilians stuck on Chowkibal-Tangdhar road. 2 avalanche rescue teams were mobilised for rescuing the civilians who were stuck in their vehicles.
3 policemen were killed and 11 injured after terrorists fired upon a police bus near a police camp at Zewan in #Srinagar on Dec 13th. Police sources said the terrorists fired with automatic weapons at a bus of J&K Armed Police’s 9th battalion.
A day after his arrest, top Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) commander Nadeem Abrar and a Pakistani national were killed in an encounter in Parimpora area of the city, police said on Tuesday.
In a huge relief to the people of the Union Territory, the Lt Governor administration in J&K on Friday lifted the ban on high-speed internet and announced the restoration of 4G mobile internet after nearly 550 days.
The DDC polls in Jammu and #Kashmir have written a new chapter in the region, Prime Minister #NarendraModi asserted on Saturday, and cited the transparent election process and enthusiastic participation of voters to say it is a "moment of pride" for India.
A delegation of 12 leaders from opposition parties, including Rahul Gandhi, was detained soon after it landed at Srinagar airport on 24th August. They were sent back to Delhi soon after.
Mudasir Ahmad's father Mohammad Shafi Lone said only a handful of relatives will now attend his son's nikah in Srinagar. Earlier, he had invited around 200 people to the event.
Outgoing Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said the CWC meeting to decide the new party chief was stopped to discuss the situation in Jammu and Kashmir.
Jammu and Kashmir sans Ladakh will now be a Union Territory with a legislature. Ladakh will also be a UT without a legislature. Opposition leaders condemned the act.
On August 5, Union Minister Amit Shah said that Article 370 will be scrapped and the state will be bifurcated into union territories.
Dipankar Sengupta, a senior professor at the Jammu University said that Pakistan has nothing to do with the welfare of any minority community and its diabolic gestures will be exposed in coming times.
Two out of the six constituencies in Jammu and Kashmir will go for voting on Phase 1. Voters have turn out in massive numbers in North Kashmir's Bandipore district.
Thousands of mourners thronged the funeral of a 12-year-old boy who was taken hostage by the Lashkar militants and later killed during a gunfight in Hajin, Bandipora.