Tuesday, Apr 21, 2015

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J&K seeks Centre’s nod to open more Ladakh areas to foreign tourists
Wed, Apr 15, 2015

The state government’s request follows the Army’s “conditional consent” to opening of these areas for foreign tourists.

‘Separate colonies problematic, would create divisions in society’
Fri, Apr 10, 2015

The Opposition as well as separatist leaders want the Pandits to return to their homes.

No separate townships for Pandits: CM
Fri, Apr 10, 2015

Says govt committed to dignified return of the migrants.

Royal family members nominated for J&K Legislative Council
Thu, Apr 09, 2015

2 members of the erstwhile royal family are among 8 people nominated as members of the State Legislative Council by J&K Governor.

CM Mufti Sayeed rules out separate townships for Kashmiri Pandits
Thu, Apr 09, 2015

Even the Kashmiri Pandits already staying in the Valley do not want to live separately, Mufti said.

Uproar in J&K Assembly over delay in airlifting martyr’s body
Wed, Apr 08, 2015

The body of a policeman killed in the Shopian terrorist attack has been lying at the airport waiting to be sent home.

In Assembly, BJP, PDP on a collision course over AFSPA
Wed, Apr 08, 2015

One of the agitating members even carried a placard saying 'Big No - AFSPA’.

Get rid of stray dogs, if not AFSPA: J&K MLA to govt
Tue, Apr 07, 2015

Similarly, as per he survey of the Srinagar Municipal Corporation there were one stray dog for every 13 people.

Uproar in J&K Assembly over terrorist attack in Shopian
Tue, Apr 07, 2015

Three policemen had been killed in a terrorist attack in Shopian on Monday.

Tragedy averted as breach created to drain water from artificial lake in Ladakh
Fri, Apr 03, 2015

A massive landslide had created a 15-km-long artificial lake on Phuktal.

MLAs marshaled out of J&K Assembly over funds distribution issue
Wed, Apr 01, 2015

In protest against the marshaling out of the opposition legislators, other NC and Congress MLAs stood on their seats.

Uproar in House, 2 PDP MLAs join walk out
Wed, Apr 01, 2015

When the Speaker did not respond, they joined the Opposition in walking out of the House.

The officer who made a difference in Kathua
Mon, Mar 30, 2015

Deputy Commissioner Choudhary brought simple solutions using digital tech, picked for PM’s award.

Kishtwar riots: Final inquiry report changes line, indicts ex-minister Sajjad Kitchloo
Mon, Mar 30, 2015

The National Conference said the contradictory reports reflected on the credibility of the Commission.

2013 Kishtwar Eid riots: Former J-K MoS, others indicted by probe panel
Sun, Mar 29, 2015

During Eid on August 9, 2013, a large number of houses and commercial establishments were reduced to ashes; three people were killed

Jammu and Kashmir : House chaos has minister in tears
Sat, Mar 28, 2015

Shameful that schoolchildren had to see this, says Nayeem Akhtar.

Mayhem in J&K Assembly over transfer of hydel power projects
Fri, Mar 27, 2015

Omar Abdullah accused that the PDP-BJP coalition government has lied that the hydel power project was transferred to the state.

Independent MLA Abdul Rashid marshaled out of J&K Assembly
Wed, Mar 25, 2015

He was disrupting House proceedings during the question hour.

Disturbed Areas Act not in force, says Mufti govt
Wed, Mar 25, 2015

The revelation has come at a time when Mufti govt is talking of denotifying certain areas of the state for phased withdrawal of AFSPA.

Mufti says will take Army into confidence on AFSPA
Tue, Mar 24, 2015

He described the fractured mandate thrown by 2014 assembly elections as a chance to change the state’s destiny.

Message in Mufti govt’s budget: Don’t look at Centre for aid
Mon, Mar 23, 2015

With the state economy in shambles post floods, FM Haseeb Drabu said the stance of his Budget was expansionary.

J&K won’t tolerate attacks like Samba any more, Mufti warns Pak
Mon, Mar 23, 2015

"We will deal with them," said Mufti, adding that peace will prevail in the state.

Back-to-back attacks: Militants try to enter Samba camp, killed
Sun, Mar 22, 2015

Believed to be part of same group that hit police station in Jammu and killed 5 Friday.

Two suspects held in twin terror attacks in J&K
Sat, Mar 21, 2015

Sources identied them as Gulab Hussain, a religious preacher in a mosque and Ayub.

Three, including minor boy, killed in J&K avalanche
Sat, Mar 21, 2015

Local people said the two women could have been saved if proper medical care were available.

Not proper to lift AFSPA in times of rising militant attacks: J&K minister
Sat, Mar 21, 2015

"How is it possible when situation has worsened even in the otherwise peaceful districts of Kathua and Samba," he said.

Two terrorists killed as Army fight off attack on camp in Samba
Sat, Mar 21, 2015

They appear to be part of the same group who had sneaked into Kathua from across the international border on Thursday night.

First attack in new J&K govt: 2 militants among 7 killed
Sat, Mar 21, 2015

The terror attack, which is the third in Kathua district in the last one-and-a-half years, came around 6.20 am.

J&K CM Mufti Sayeed blames ‘non state actors’ for Kathua terror attack
Fri, Mar 20, 2015

Mufti said that he did not join hands with BJP for power, but he wanted to change the destiny of Jammu and Kashmir.

Tried for AFSPA withdrawal, regret I couldn’t do it, says Omar
Fri, Mar 20, 2015

The Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said he tried his best but could not achieve his goal.

Omar Abdullah accuses PDP of using BJP’s name to polarise voters in Valley
Thu, Mar 19, 2015

Omar asked the BJP to explain as to how it formed government with the BJP in J&K.

Seven killed in J&K highway accident
Thu, Mar 19, 2015

The highway was reopened after many days of closure due to landslides.

Mere economic development will not bring in peace, prosperity: J&K Governor Vohra
Thu, Mar 19, 2015

He also spoke of the Centre’s recent initiatives for improving relations with neighbouring countries.

J&K Governor promises dialogue with all groups, says will examine need to denotify disturbed areas
Wed, Mar 18, 2015

Speech on first day of Assembly session stresses on 'Vajpayee line' in J&K; BJP's Kavinder Gupta is elected Speaker.

BJP MLA elected as speaker of JK Assembly
Wed, Mar 18, 2015

Gupta is an MLA from Gandhi Nagar constituency of Jammu district.

BJP MLA takes oath in the name of Vaishnodevi, creates controversy
Tue, Mar 17, 2015

Raina tried to convince member that he being worshipper of Ma Vaishnodevi consider her as his Ishwar.