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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.

J&K police inspect mobile towers vulnerable to attack
Sun, May 31, 2015

Lashkar-e-Islam issues fresh warning to service providers to stop operations.

At one border trade post, they say trade at other is ‘illegal’
Fri, May 29, 2015

The Amritsar traders are upset at what they describe as “illegal” trade, alleging that it has become a cheap way to trade goods that have origins outside Kashmir.

J&K: Another attack on telecom operators in Sopore, one killed
Wed, May 27, 2015

This is second incident in past 24 hours when gunmen targeted people who are associated with Telecom business in Sopore area of North Kashmir.

It’s Jammu vs Kashmir on AIIMS row
Wed, May 27, 2015

The Jammu and Kashmir government’s decision to set up an unit of the premier AIIMS in the Valley has evoked strong protests from various organisations in Jammu.

Hurriyat chairman Geelani condemns terror attack on BSNL employees
Tue, May 26, 2015

Syed Ali Geelani said, "It is purely a terrorist act and whosoever is involved in this, is the enemy of Islam and humanity."

J&K: Militants attack BSNL office in Sopore, one killed, two injured
Tue, May 26, 2015

Unidentified gunmen on Monday fired on the franchise office of BSNL in North Kashmir’s Sopore town, leaving three persons injured.

After targeting BSNL office, militants attack army patrol in south Kashmir
Mon, May 25, 2015

Earlier, Unidentified gunmen on Monday fired on the franchise office of BSNL in North Kashmir’s Sopore town, killing one and leaving two injured.

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar meets Siachen troops on two-day visit
Sat, May 23, 2015

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar was briefed by the formation commanders about the situation on the Line of Control and infiltration from across the border.

Artificial lake burst triggers flash floods in Kargil; evacuation still on
Thu, May 07, 2015

On Dec 31, 2014 Phuktal suffered a blockade by a massive 200 feet high landslide dam, leading to the creation of an artificial lake extending more than 10 km.

Kashmir family’s hope shattered as Salman Khan gets five years jail
Thu, May 07, 2015

Salman Khan was on Wednesday granted two-day interim bail by the Bombay HC in the 2002 hit-and-run case.

Mufti Sayeed asks for more time to ‘set the system right’
Wed, May 06, 2015

Speaking on the first day of the annual durbar move to the state’s summer capital Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed promised the people that he would deliver good governance, but it would take time to set the system back on track. “Our government is only two months old. The system can’t […]

Pak flags waved again at Geelani Tral rally, Omar takes dig at BJP
Sat, May 02, 2015

In April too, Pakistani flags and anti-India slogans were raised during a separatist rally in Srinagar, which was attended by Geelani and Masarat Alam.

J&K: Four get death for rape-murder of minor
Sat, Apr 25, 2015

After the judgment, the family members of the girl broke down and lauded the investigators for ensuring justice.

Sexual assault: Court frames charges against former J&K Minister Shabir Khan
Fri, Apr 24, 2015

The court rejected Khan's application which sought a gag order on media reporting the proceedings of the case.

PDP govt’s new employment policy: Recruits to be paid half, seven years probation
Thu, Apr 23, 2015

The recruits will be hired on a contractual basis and will be only regularized based on their performance.

J&K again: Teen killed in firing, 2 policemen held
Sun, Apr 19, 2015

Suhail Ahmad Sofi and two other youth were injured in police firing at Narbal this morning during protests.

After death of 15-year-old in Narbal, state police say troops violated SOP
Sat, Apr 18, 2015

The Valley is witnessing a complete shut down.

Masarat Alam back in jail for ‘sedition’, BJP says we got it done
Sat, Apr 18, 2015

Masarat Alam had earlier claimed that he did not wave a Pakistan flag to welcome Syed Geelani at a rally.

Pakistan Flag row: Hurriyat Conference chairman Syed Geelani under house arrest
Fri, Apr 17, 2015

A huge deployment of police has been made around his residence and a police vehicle stands blocking the main entrance gate.

Mufti assures ‘thorough probe’
Thu, Apr 16, 2015

Army won’t apologise, says slain youth was Hizbul worker.