J&K: Speaker revokes suspension of 2 MLAs; NC, Congress would still boycott assembly
Wed, Oct 07, 2015

Four National Conference legislators were suspended by the J&K Assembly Speaker

J&K: Four jawans, militant killed in Kupwara encounter
Tue, Oct 06, 2015

Army said that two operations were launched in Hafruda forests and Kursun Lolab after receiving information about the presence of militants.

J&K assembly: Beef ban on agenda as session begins on Saturday
Sat, Oct 03, 2015

The beef ban by the J&K High Court has snowballed into a major political controversy in the state.

Meat ban: J&K HC gives state govt three weeks to file its response
Thu, Oct 01, 2015

On September 17, the High Court had issued notice to the state government after a PIL was admitted in the court.

Jammu & Kashmir internet services restored after 3 days
Tue, Sep 29, 2015

A senior BSNL official said that they received instructions from the officials to restore broadband on Sunday and mobile Internet on Monday.

Internet services fully restored in J&K after three days
Mon, Sep 28, 2015

The government, on Friday morning, had snapped internet connectivity in the Valley and later in the Jammu region as well.

Eid amid beef ban row: 12 hurt in clashes; Valley loses Internet for 2 days
Sat, Sep 26, 2015

On Friday, clashes were reported from Srinagar’s Eidgah area, Anatnag, and North Kashmir’s Sopore. At several places, the protesters waved Pakistan flags.

Separatists detained, cops track social media
Fri, Sep 25, 2015

In a bid to prevent communal violence, Jammu & Kashmir police have detained most separatist leaders ahead of Eid. Most of these separatist leaders had asked people to defy the High Court order to ban slaughter and sale of beef in the state. Police is also planning to monitor social networking sites on Eid to […]

J&K suspends internet services in the state for 2 days
Fri, Sep 25, 2015

All the separatist leaders including Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Syed Ali Geelani have been placed under house arrest. Mirwaiz was to address the Eid sermon at Eidgah in the old city.

Beef ban: J&K govt terminates services of Additional Advocate General, Deputy Advocate General
Wed, Sep 23, 2015

An official release issued here this evening read "the government has ordered the disengagement of Additional Advocate General, Jammu, Vishal Sharma and Deputy Advocate General, Parimoksh Seth with immediate effect.

Notes from the Valley: Srinagar witnesses a unique music competition
Wed, Sep 23, 2015

Children from 160 schools participated in “Shireen Saaz”, an inter-valley music competition that was organised by the DP Dhar Memorial Trust.

J&K: Three-year-old boy injured in attack on ex-militant father dies in Sopore
Sun, Sep 20, 2015

The boy was injured when his father, a former militant, was gunned down by unidentified persons, succumbed to his injuries on Saturday.

J&K: Army foils LoC infiltration bid in Gurez sector, 5 militants killed
Sat, Sep 19, 2015

Officials said that last night army patrol guarding the LoC noticed movement of militants on the border.

J&K: Unknown gunmen kill former militant, injures son
Fri, Sep 18, 2015

Since April, he is the seventh person who has been killed by unidentified gunmen in Sopore and its adjoining localities.

NC submits bill against beef ban in J-K
Thu, Sep 17, 2015

For making amendments in the Ranbir Penal Code pertaining to the sale of beef in Jammu and Kashmir, National Conference has submitted a bill in the assembly secretariat.

Shutdown in Kashmir following killing of three ‘Hizbul Mujahideen youth’
Thu, Sep 17, 2015

Hurriyat chairman Syed Ali Geelani termed these killings as a “cold blooded murder’’ and asked people to observe complete shut in the Valley.

J&K: HC notice to govt on PIL challenging beef ban
Thu, Sep 17, 2015

Last week, a division bench of High Court in Jammu ordered the police to strictly enforce the beef ban in the state.

Three killed youths whose bodies were found in J&K orchard were ours: Hizbul Mujahideen
Wed, Sep 16, 2015

Says they were killed in police custody; clashes in Valley

Protests erupt as 3 youths found shot in the head in J&K orchard
Tue, Sep 15, 2015

Police identified the youths as Amir Qadir Rishi of Hardshiva Sopore, Ashiq Hussain Wani of Lolipora Pattan and Naveed Ahmad Khan of Batapora Sopore.

J&K: Police recover bodies of three youth with bullet marks
Mon, Sep 14, 2015

Jammu and Kashmir Police officials have taken all the three bodies into possession and sent them for postmortem.

PIL that led to J&K beef ban filed by the state’s Deputy Advocate General
Sun, Sep 13, 2015

J&K Law Secretary, Ashraf Mir told that Deputy Advocate General, Parimoksh Seth, was not holding the post of the Law officer when he had filed this particular PIL.

Restrictions imposed in old city as Kashmir observes shutdown against beef ban
Sat, Sep 12, 2015

The controversy started on Wednesday after a double bench of JK High Court asked the government to strictly impose ban on the sale of beef in JK.

J-K: Violent protests erupt in Valley after HC ban on beef
Fri, Sep 11, 2015

On Thursday, separatists and other organizations had called people to protest against the beef ban and had termed the court order as “interference into the religious matters”.

Kasrhmir: Encounter in Rajwar kills 2 militants, 2 jawans
Fri, Sep 11, 2015

Army launched an operation in Rajwar forest on the basis of information that four militants were hiding in the area

J&K High Court directs police to strictly enforce beef ban
Fri, Sep 11, 2015

J&K High Court passed the order after a PIL wanted slaughtering or killing of bovine animals be made an punishable offence.

J&K: HC decision to ban beef irks separatists
Thu, Sep 10, 2015

THE ban imposed on the sale of beef by J&K High Court has evoked strong resentment from the separatists in Kashmir with Hurriyat chairman Syed Ali Geelani calling for protest and a day-long strike in the Valley against the court's decision.

Two jawans injured in firing by Pakistani troops along LoC
Wed, Sep 09, 2015

Officials said that Pakistani troops opened fire on the BSF pickets on the LoC in Nowgam sector in the morning.

Machil fake encounter case: Army confirms life sentences for its six army personnel
Tue, Sep 08, 2015

Army’s Northern Command on Monday confirmed the life sentences of six army personnel, including two army officers in the 2010 Machil fake encounter case.

Machil fake encounter: For families, justice brings some cold comfort
Tue, Sep 08, 2015

Relatives of victims want two civilians allegedly involved in killings punished, say Centre should provide adequate compensation.

J&K floods: Weary of waiting for aid, Kashmir Valley shuts down today
Mon, Sep 07, 2015

Coalition of trade associations calls for protest, says state and central governments did not fulfil promises.

12-year-old fiddles with live grenade in North Kashmir, dies
Sat, Sep 05, 2015

Police said that the boy had picked a live grenade from Gania Mollah locality where an encounter had taken place between security forces and militants on Wednesday.

Four Lashkar militants, armyman killed in Kashmir encounter
Fri, Sep 04, 2015

Sources said villagers had spotted militants moving around the forests and its adjoining areas.

J&K: Four militants, Army man killed in Handwara encounter
Fri, Sep 04, 2015

Officials said that the Army and Special Operation Group of Police had launched an operation at Shalwari forests in Vilgam.

J-K: Armyman, militant killed in gunfight in Rafiabad
Thu, Sep 03, 2015

The police official said as the security forces were conducting search, militants fired upon them, triggering an encounter.

Army surround militants holed up in North Kashmir
Wed, Sep 02, 2015

The operation was launched after security forces received an input about the presence of militants in North Kashmir's Ladoora village.

J&K: Army detains four youths planning to cross LoC for arms training
Wed, Sep 02, 2015

The youths were questioned by the Army patrol that was patrolling the area. Upon questioning, officials said the youths couldn't satisfy the army jawans about their purpose in the area.