Jammu & Kashmir

In militancy-hit Shopian, government college named after slain paratrooper

Shopian is one of the four militancy-hit districts in south Kashmir and has witnessed many fierce gunfights between militants and security forces over the years.

published on : 16th September 2021

Kashmir: A Forgotten History – IV

In the 12th century Rajatarangini, we hear of not only courtiers but commoners migrating to Kashmir in pursuit of their vocation, such as students from Gauda (Bengal) 

published on : 15th September 2021

18 Kashmiris working at private security agency in Kochi arrested for having fake arms licences

The accused were arrested after verification of the documents with authorities in Jammu and Kashmir revealed that the arms licences presented by them to the agency were fake

published on : 7th September 2021

People of Kashmir cooperative, situation after Syed Geelani's death absolutely under control: DGP

The authorities imposed restrictions on the movement and assembly of people and suspended mobile Internet services after Geelani, 91, died at his home in Srinagar on Wednesday night.

published on : 3rd September 2021

Manoj Sinha interview: Taliban not a threat, hoping to create 10 lakh jobs, says J&K Lt Governor

After the unveiling of the industrial policy, Jammu & Kashmir had expected about Rs 25,000 crore investment, but the response has so far been overwhelming, says J&K Lt-Governr.

published on : 31st August 2021

BJP worker shot dead by militants in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam 

The assailants fired upon Javeed Ahmad Dar near his residence in Brazloo Jageer area of the south Kashmir district at around 4.30 pm, they said.

published on : 17th August 2021

Terrorists attack CRPF team in J&K's Shopian, constable injured 

The ultras attacked the team at Kralcheck while they were carrying out road opening duties.

published on : 10th August 2021

I wish to see Kashmir as paradise on earth, says President Kovind at varsity convocation

"I am banking on the younger generation of Jammu and Kashmir to realise this dream which I am sure will come true sooner than later," he said at the convocation of the University of Kashmir

published on : 27th July 2021

Authorities seal July 13 martyrs' graveyard in Srinagar, deploy security forces 

July 13 was a public holiday in the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir and a grand official function was held every year on this day.

published on : 13th July 2021

Encounter underway between militants and security forces in J&K's Kulgam

This is the second gunfight in Kulgam district and the third in south Kashmir in the last two days.

published on : 9th July 2021

Day after meeting PM Modi on Jammu & Kashmir, parties push for statehood before elections

While many leaders were not in sync with Centre's roadmap, PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti claimed she would not enter the fray till special status under Article 370 is restored, though her party would.

published on : 26th June 2021

J&K talks a good start, address sense of alienation

The special status the erstwhile state enjoyed is a dead horse and its restoration will only be a mere slogan for political parties, nothing more.

published on : 26th June 2021

J&K engineering student lands dream Amazon job in Bengaluru

This is the highest among 700 Bachelor of Engineering students from SIT who got placed through campus recruitment.

published on : 26th June 2021

Amit Shah reviews security, development in Jammu & Kashmir

He directed that central government schemes such as the PM Kisan Yojana and Kisan Credit Card should be extended to the farmers of the UT.

published on : 19th June 2021

BSF fires at Pakistani drones intruding across Jammu & Kashmir border, forces them to retreat

The spokesman said the BSF intelligence branch received inputs about the possible use of drones by Pakistan for ferrying arms and ammunition into India

published on : 24th April 2021
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