Seven soldiers were killed when Armys Counter-Insurgency post got buried under an avalanche near the Line of Control in north Kashmirs Tanghdar sector.
Security has been tightened in Jammu ahead of AICC General Secretary Rahul Gandhi’s visit to address election rallies on the last day of campaigning.
Omar Abdullah and Union Minister for Water Resources and PCC president Saifuddin Soz asked the people to defeat communal and divisive forces in the coming parliamentary elections in the state.
The two-day long operation in Pulwama ended with the killing of another militant of Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammad outfit,a senior police officer said.
Ending weeks of suspense,ruling National Conference decided to field its president Farooq Abdullah from prestigious Srinagar Lok Sabha seat.
Former J&K CM Ghulam Nabi Azads brother,Ghulam Ali,joined the BJP in New Delhi.
In the run up to Lok Saba polls,the NC-Congress alliance is promising everything to woo the rural voters.
Kashmiris had taken offence to the name Rajwansher because they alleged that this name Rajwansher would dilute the Muslim identity of Kashmir.
National Conference is holding a meeting of its top leaders to decide the candidates for Baramulla and Srinagar,going to polls next month.
The Election Commission has asked the Returning Officers to tally the registers to be maintained by candidates specifying the daily election expenses,with the actual expenditure which is being made on ground.
The two militants killed in a fierce gun battle in Kupwara have been identified as Pakistani nationals affiliated with LeT,a police spokesman claimed.
BJP put up a united face with its estranged legislative party leader and former Union Defence Minister,Chaman Lal Gupta,campaigning for the party.
After days of deadlock,the ruling NC-Congress coalition have brokered a seat sharing deal with both the parties deciding to contest on three Lok Sabha seats each.
As the National Conference is likely to concede Ladakh parliamentary seat to its coalition partner Congress,the party has begun search for a suitable candidate for the Ladakh constituency.
The IIT Roorkee report apart,the J-K government has failed to implement its own comprehensive 256-page report that was submitted in the legislative assembly.