Jammu and Kashmir

Gujarat conman with fake PMO card baffles J&K cops; sent to 15-day judicial custody

Z-plus security cover, a bulletproof Mahindra Scorpio SUV, official accommodation at a five-star hotel, and a whole lot more. A Gujarat conman managed to take the J&K administration for a ride by posing as a senior official from the Prime Minister's Office.

published on : 18th March 2023

Terrorist who killed Kashmiri Pandit bank guard in J&K’s Pulwama shot dead in encounter

A terrorist, who killed Kashmiri Pandit Sanjay Sharma on Feb 26, was killed by the Indian Army in an encounter. Reportedly, one Army jawan was killed and another injured in the encounter.

published on : 28th February 2023

Kashmiri Pandit shot dead by terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama

Terrorists on Sunday shot dead a 40-year-old Kashmiri Pandit man in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district while he was on his way to a local market0. Sanjay Sharma (40), who worked as an ATM guard, was shot in the chest at point-blank range in the Achan area of the south Kashmir district around 11 am.

published on : 26th February 2023

Rahul Gandhi unfurls national flag at Srinagar’s Lal Chowk

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.

published on : 29th January 2023

Jammu and Kashmir: Minor boy killed, four injured in blast at Rajouri’s Dangri village

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.

published on : 2nd January 2023

Kashmiri Pandit shot dead in J&K; targeted killings continue in the valley

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.

published on : 15th October 2022

2 blasts hit Jammu and Kashmir within hours; No casualty reported

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.

published on : 29th September 2022

Amarnath cloudburst: 16 dead, over 40 missing; rescue operations underway

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.

published on : 9th July 2022

You won’t suffer like your parents did : PM Modi’s promise to J&K youth

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.”

published on : 25th April 2022

LeT commander, Pakistan accomplice killed in encounter in Srinagar

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.

published on : 29th June 2021

High-speed internet back in Jammu and Kashmir after 550 days

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.

published on : 6th February 2021

Jammu-Kashmir is witnessing all-round development: PM Modi

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.

published on : 27th December 2020

Rahul Gandhi, other opposition leaders detained at Srinagar Airport

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.

published on : 25th August 2019

Kashmir: Mudasir Ahmad's 'Lone'ly wedding

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.

published on : 12th August 2019

Worst day in constitutional history of India: P Chidambaram on Article 370

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.

published on : 5th August 2019

Special status for J&K scrapped, Kashmiri politicians protest

On August 5, Union Minister Amit Shah said that Article 370 will be scrapped and the state will be bifurcated into union territories.

published on : 5th August 2019

India Elections 2019: Jammu and Kashmir's Bandipore district witnesses large turnout of voters

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.

published on : 11th April 2019

Thousands attend funeral of 12-year-old Kashmiri boy killed by militants

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. 

published on : 23rd March 2019

Pakistanis protest in Lahore against India's ban on Jamaat-e-Islami

The Centre banned Jamaat-e-Islami Jammu and Kashmir for five years under the anti-terror law. Several Pakistanis have protested against in Lahore, Pakistan.

published on : 4th March 2019

Kashmir tensions increase as 7 killed in fighting

Tensions continued to rise in the aftermath of a suicide attack in disputed Kashmir, with seven people killed Monday in a gunbattle that broke out as Indian soldiers scoured the area for militants.

published on : 18th February 2019
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