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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Coming down heavily on Pakistan, Prime Minister #NarendraModi said that those behind the #Pulwama terror attack have committed a “grave mistake” and they will be “definitely punished”.
Students from University of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) staged a protest and demonstrated over non-provision of parking spaces in Muzaffarabad.
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh also said during the Rajya Sabha session, they are ready to accept any suggestion from any party for restoring peace in the militancy-hit state.
As firing continued in the area, people faced problems getting out of their houses.
Due to heavy snowfall, wild animals tend to come to habitation areas.
The Valley boasts of nearly 149 projects working towards the upliftment of standards of medical infrastructure for locals.