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BJP gets ready for Modi visit, Cong may stay away
Thu, Oct 23, 2014

Modi will reach Srinagar in the afternoon and meet delegations of several political parties and members of civil society groups.

Srinagar: Policeman injured during stone-pelting on Eid succumbs to injuries
Tue, Oct 21, 2014

According to officials and relatives, Ahmad had suffered grievous head injuries and slipped into coma.

89 cr disbursed as interim relief to flood-affected families: J&K govt
Mon, Oct 20, 2014

“2849 families of Srinagar district who lost their houses totally in the floods have been distributed interim relief," said a spokesman.

Poll panel in J&K, no call on election yet
Sun, Oct 19, 2014

The EC team sought information about election preparations from the deputy commissioners (DCs) and SSPs.

All except NC want polls, EC team heads to Valley today
Sat, Oct 18, 2014

BJP spokesperson Khalid Jehangir said his party was also ready for polls.

Sonia, Rahul meet J&K flood victims, promise help
Thu, Oct 02, 2014

Rahul said the party shares the grief of the people and has been helping them since the floods hit the Valley.

4 militants killed in encounter near LoC
Sun, Sep 21, 2014

Last month, the Army claimed to have killed nine militants in a big operation in the neighboring Keran sector.

Lack of pumps keeps Srinagar inundated
Tue, Sep 16, 2014

Minister of State for Flood Control Nazir Gurezi through radio announcements had assured that dewatering has already started.

A hospital on Srinagar’s outskirts is nursing home for hundreds
Mon, Sep 15, 2014

Volunteers from North Kashmir arranged blood pouches for the critically ill.

Three cousins take 354-km journey to rescue aunt, niece
Sun, Sep 14, 2014

On Monday, after travelling 50 km, they had to return from the outskirts as “there was water everywhere”.

Several parts still under water, Srinagar says Omar govt not doing enough
Sat, Sep 13, 2014

"It is seventh day, but the government is not visible, people are still stuck in their homes," said a flood victim, whose relatives are struck at Bemina.

Govt fails to plug Jhelum breaches, residents forced to rough it across
Sat, Sep 13, 2014

River water recedes, but breaches in bank keep large area inundated

A city used to shutdowns steps into the deluge
Mon, Sep 08, 2014

The Srinagar office of The Indian Express is housed in a shopping arcade which lies on the banks of the Jhelum.

J&K floods: Worst flood in 60 years claims 150 lives in J&K; PM Modi calls it a ‘national disaster’, IAF intensifies relief operations
Mon, Sep 08, 2014

The state is facing the worst floods in the last 60 years. Over 11,000 people have been rescued so far.

J&K Floods: PM Narendra Modi to visit the state today as floods leave death, damage
Sun, Sep 07, 2014

Floods: 107 dead, thousands homeless, army says situation as grim as in Uttarakhand last year.

‘Unprecedented’ rainfall takes J&K toll to over 100, roads, power down
Sat, Sep 06, 2014

Thousands have been rendered homeless, with more than 25,000 villages submerged and the loss to property and crops running into hundreds of crores.

J&K floods: Army launches operation to rescue 9 jawans after boat capsizes; Rajnath Singh monitors situation
Sat, Sep 06, 2014

At least 88 people have lost their lives due to massive floods in the state.

In J&K, a new trend of locally trained militants
Thu, Sep 04, 2014

According to police sources, 15 to 18 home trained rebels have been recently recruited by militant outfits.

Kupwara: Soldier killed in op against militants
Sun, Aug 31, 2014

So far the Army has not revealed the identity of the slain militants.

‘My family is worried about my career, but I am not going back’
Sat, Aug 30, 2014

Punjab college clash: Armed with knives, BJP workers attacked us, claim Valley students.

Madhav keeps off state BJP office during J&K visit
Wed, Aug 27, 2014

BJP spokesperson Altaf Thakur, however, said: “It was not a secret visit but an official one. Madhav met J&K Governor and J&K DGP.’’

BJP’s Valley hopes hinge on boycott and Kashmiri Pandits
Mon, Aug 25, 2014

For the past three months, party leaders have formed special teams to motivate Kashmiri Pandits to vote in good numbers.

BJP’s Mission Kashmir
Mon, Aug 25, 2014

Amit Shah’s visit to Jammu marks his party’s optimism about a first assembly election victory in the state, thanks to Lok Sabha poll performance in Jammu and Ladakh regions and sustained efforts at polarisation.

2 BSF men killed in J&K militant attack
Sun, Aug 17, 2014

Officials said militants attacked a BSF vehicle near Quil village, one kilometre ahead of the main Air Force station.

In Kargil hills, a village blesses the day Army took it out of PoK
Fri, Aug 15, 2014

‘Hundreds of km’ from Skardu in Pak, only a bus trip from Kargil town

Pakistan can’t wage war, kills by proxy: PM
Wed, Aug 13, 2014

Modi said the Indian armed forces were suffering more casualties from terrorism than from war.

Kargil ready to receive PM
Tue, Aug 12, 2014

BJP is trying to highlight Modi’s Kargil and Leh visit.

Abused by minister, J&K official quits
Fri, Aug 08, 2014

Angry staff threaten to cut water lines.

‘How can my son join ISIS… he is in regular touch with us’
Thu, Aug 07, 2014

Family of Kashmiri youth suspected to have joined jihadists say he never showed Islamist leaning.

22 hurt in clashes between Army, youth at recruitment rally in J&K
Wed, Aug 06, 2014

Officials said trouble erupted when the Army did not allow aspirants to go inside the Army camp after their applications were rejected.

‘We have kept our options open’
Sun, Jul 27, 2014

"The Congress should announce its candidates early."

CRPF officer, cop shunted out from Baltal
Wed, Jul 23, 2014

The Amarnath yatra has two treks, the traditional Pahalgam route and the shortest Baltal trek.

Teen killed in J&K firing, locals blame CRPF men
Sun, Jul 20, 2014

Fresh clashes erupted in the area after the killing and additional troops were rushed in.

Hawala: J&K ED sleuths asked to share info with Delhi office
Tue, Jul 08, 2014

The decision has been taken after reports that militants are receiving money through hawala operators.

Want to win your hearts, Modi tells J&K on his first visit
Sat, Jul 05, 2014

The Kashmir rail link project has been executed at an estimated cost of nearly Rs 1,150 crore.

Jammu and Kashmir seeks Rs 6,000 cr for rehab of Pandits
Fri, Jul 04, 2014

The state Cabinet met under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Wednesday evening to discuss the issue.