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Anantnag: Six injured in second grenade attack in a week
Wed, Jul 29, 2015

Last week, one civilian lost his life when a grenade exploded on the road near Achabal in the town.

PDP govt pushing youth towards militancy, says Omar Abdullah
Wed, Jul 29, 2015

“There are reports that young and educated youth are joining militancy and this is a dangerous trend. And the responsibility on the large is on the present government, they should not hide things,’’ Omar said.

Grenades hurled at Vodafone, Aircel offices in Srinagar; no injuries reported
Sat, Jul 25, 2015

Police officials said that two grenades were hurled at Aircel and Vodafone offices in Karanagar.

J&K’s law officers are relatives of politicians, babus and judges
Thu, Jul 23, 2015

The government has also announced more than 300 per cent increase in the remuneration of these officers besides increasing their other perks; one is related to Geelani, too.

Hurriyat chief Syed Ali Shah Geelani issued passport by government
Wed, Jul 22, 2015

The issuance of a passport to Geelani had triggered a controversy, with BJP leaders saying that Geelani should apologise for his “anti-India activities”.

Ajit Doval in Kashmir, meets Mufti Mohammad Sayeed
Wed, Jul 22, 2015

Security agencies raised an alarm after some of the new recruits shared their pictures and videos on social networking sites.

Congress suspends three senior members in J&K
Tue, Jul 21, 2015

The Central Disciplinary Committee of the Congress suspended Abdul Gani Vakil, Gulchain Singh Charal and Prem Sagar Aziz from party membership.

Four students chose PoK for ‘picnic’, caught on way to LOC
Mon, Jul 20, 2015

The police handed over the students to their parents after proper counselling.

IS, Pakistan flags hoisted in Srinagar again
Sat, Jul 18, 2015

Geelani also asked people to organise protests after Eid prayers against the state government’s policies.

Cannot challenge J&K special status: High Court
Sat, Jul 18, 2015

In a landmark judgement, Jammu and Kashmir HC safeguarded the special status enjoyed by the Jammu and Kashmir state under Article 370.

Jammu and Kashmir government seek liberal funding for power projects
Thu, Jul 16, 2015

Officials in the Power Development Corporation said that J&K has a potential to harness 20000 megawatts of electricity from its water resources

Kashmir: Retired DSP killed in terror attack
Thu, Jul 16, 2015

The attack on a village sarpanch and the killing of a retired DSP in south Kashmir has set alarm bells ringing in the security establishment, especially as the incidents come amid reports of more than 30 local youths from the region joining militant ranks in the last few months. On Wednesday, two bike-borne youths shot […]

After two months’ lull, Valley mobile tower attacked
Thu, Jul 16, 2015

The attack happened two months after an unknown militant outfit, Lashkar-e- Islam, had threatened mobile tower owners to close down their business or face consequences.

J&K: CM Mufti Sayeed attends Martyrs’ Day function, BJP keeps away
Tue, Jul 14, 2015

A BJP spokesman said although the ministers were in Delhi for a meeting with party president Amit Shah, the function at Martyrs' Graveyard had no relevance to their party.

Army foils infiltration bid, kills three militants along LoC
Mon, Jul 13, 2015

The Army have also recovered three AK rifles, 12 magazines, 300 rounds, two UBGL grenades and other war-like stores from the spot.

Mob sets ablaze vehicle of PDP MP’s aide in Kulgam
Sat, Jul 11, 2015

A police team went to the village after receiving reports about a dispute over water supply pipe between two groups of villagers.

PDP, NCP happy with thaw but Omar Abdullah hopes it will last
Sat, Jul 11, 2015

Former chief minister and National Conference president Omar Abdullah termed the resumption of Indo-Pak dialogue a good step.

3 killed, thousands of Amarnath pilgrims stranded as rain plays havoc along the International border
Fri, Jul 10, 2015

Nearly 2,500 Amarnath pilgrims were stranded as Jammu-Kashmir national highway was blocked by landslides near Ramsu on Friday morning.

One more infiltrator killed on the LoC, one soldier also lost his life
Sat, Jul 04, 2015

So far two infiltrators and an Army jawan have been killed in the encounter that started soon after a group of heavily armed infiltrators tried to sneak into the Valley through Choutali village.

One infiltrator killed in Uri, says Army
Sat, Jul 04, 2015

The operation was still on as army had reports of more militants hiding in the area.

Separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani’s supporters clash with police in Srinagar
Fri, Jul 03, 2015

Police detained Geelani along with his supporters outside his home at Hyderpora when he was heading to Anantnag town.

J&K flood-hit people will get ‘maximum help’: Rajnath Singh
Fri, Jul 03, 2015

“We have already given some money after it will be utilized then again more money will be released for the flood affected people,’’ he said.

Rs 500 cr deducted from J&K flood fund
Tue, Jun 30, 2015

More than two lakh people, including tourists and non-Kashmiri labourers, were rescued and essential supplies like food, water and medicine were air-dropped in what the armed forces called "Operation Megh Rahat".

Sopore Killing: J&K man alleges cops identified him as militant in ‘Wanted’ poster
Mon, Jun 22, 2015

Photo of ‘Sopore killer Qayoom Najar’ is mine, says Kupwara shopkeeper Irfan Shah; police say he is a ‘lookalike’.

Undertrial Pakistani militant killed in ‘mysterious’ blast near Srinagar
Sat, Jun 20, 2015

Khan, accompanied by policemen was returning to Srinagar after a hearing at Sopore court when the blast took place.

Army foils infiltration bid
Sun, Jun 21, 2015

The movement of militants was picked up by the troops and search operation was jointly launched by the Army and Border Security Forces.

J&K flood relief: After long wait, anger over ‘peanuts’ from Centre
Thu, Jun 18, 2015

The figures are lower than the Rs 44,000 crore demanded by the National Conference-Congress government from the Centre after the floods.

Sopore Killings must stop, CM Mufti Mohammad Sayeed tells security agencies
Thu, Jun 18, 2015

Mufti Mohammad Sayeed in connection with Sopore killings called for a meeting of Unified Headquarters that was attended by the top brass of the all the security agencies.

High and dry on flood relief: Waters could have receded here, J&K prefers to choke outlet
Tue, Jun 16, 2015

Months after the Jhelum flooded the city, the municipal corporation is filling up what would have been a vital diversion for the water should the river burst its banks again.

Princely relief in Jammu and Kashmir: Rs 75,000 for a lost home, Rs 3,800 for a damaged one
Sun, Jun 14, 2015

A month later, after the water had receded, three government officials visited the village and handed over to the Bhats a relief cheque for Rs 3,800 — for their damaged home.

Magisterial inquiry to probe J&K encounters
Sat, Jun 13, 2015

In February 2014, the Army claimed to have killed seven militants in an encounter that took place in Dardpora forests.

J&K govt orders enquiry into 15-month-old encounter between militants and army
Fri, Jun 12, 2015

The probe has came after the union home ministry sought the magisterial inquiry reports of around two dozen encounters, in which the cops had been recommended for ‘gallantry’ awards.

Jammu: Rift between coalition partners over evacuation of Gujjars
Thu, Jun 11, 2015

Muslim legislators see a communal tone in an evacuation drive against the Gujjars in Jammu.

Hurriyat Conference member, medical employee shot dead by unidentified gunmen
Wed, Jun 10, 2015

Hurriyat Conference led by Geelani while condemning the killing has called for a day long strike in Baramulla district on Wednesday.

Infiltration bid foiled, 3 militants killed in Kashmir
Sun, Jun 07, 2015

Army said that a group of infiltrators was spotted by their patrol team near Toutmar Gali.

Jitendra Singh: Amarnath yatra can be held throughout the year
Fri, Jun 05, 2015

Accuses separatists of politicising issue; assures AIIMS will come up in Jammu.