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J&K highway curb: No ban on civilian traffic for today

The state government had earlier this month issued an order, banning the movement of civilian traffic on a 270-km stretch (Udhampur-Baramulla) of the Jammu-Srinagar-Uri national highway for two days every week (Sunday’s and Wednesday’s).

Mehbooba asks people to defy highway ban, warns Centre of 'Palestine-like situation'

The former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister asked the people of the state to defy the highway ban and alleged it was another attempt to "subjugate" them.


J-K HC directs Guv admin to reply to PILs against ban on civilian movement on NH

Bureaucrat-turned-politician Shah Faesal through his counsel advocate Tassaduq Khwaja filed a PIL in the High Court here on Monday, seeking quashing of the order passed by state administration last week.

J&K highway curb: Administration claims arrangements were 'successful'

The government has cited the recent suicide bombing of a security forces convoy in Pulwama — which killed 40 Central Reserve Police Force personnel — as the reason behind restricting traffic.

J&K alliance sealed: Congress gets two, NC one; friendly contest on three Lok Sabha seats

The two parties had contested the 2014 Lok Sabha elections together as well, and ended up with no seat. The BJP had won both the seats in the Jammu region and one in Ladakh, while the PDP had won all the three constituencies in Kashmir.

Mehbooba Mufti hits out at Omar Abdullah, says J&K is not NC's personal estate

Mehbooba's attack followed Peoples Conference chief Sajjad Gani Lone's diatribe against Omar Abdullah that he needed 'mental treatment" for opposing emergence of new parties.


J-K: Man shot dead by militants in Awantipora

The killing came come hours after a National Conference worker was shot at and injured in nearby Bijbehara in Anantnag.

Need to build alternative education mechanism in violence-hit Kashmir

Over a couple of years, the Kashmir conflict has taken an ugly turn, directly affecting the education system. The economic survey report 2016 declared irreversible loss in education in the state.

Decision to not hold polls in J&K is surrender to Pakistan, militants and Hurriyat: Omar Abdullah

Lok Sabha Election 2019 Dates: "In light of the failure to conduct assembly elections on time in J&K I’m retweeting my tweets from a few days ago," tweeted Omar Abdullah.

Admin focusing on 'fragile' parts to ensure smooth conduct of polls in J-K: K Vijay Kumar

"We are at it to make it as easy and smooth and facilitate the common man to come for voting as and when the process is announced. That is our aim and we are hoping for that," advisor to the governor, K Vijay Kumar, said.

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Sunjwan Army camp attack: J&K on high alert after terrorists strike, see photos

Sunjwan Army camp attack: According to sources, at around 5 am, three to four terrorists entered the JCO family quarters located at the rear side of the army camp. Officials said the terrorists have been cornered in one of the family quarters and the operation is underway.

Handwara firing: Curfew imposed, four killed so far

Curfew has been imposed in north Kashmir’s Handwara and its neighbouring areas.


Pakistani troops continue to violate ceasefire in Jammu and Kashmir

Pakistani troops continued to fire bullets and mortar shells near border areas in Jammu and Kashmir.

Jammu & Kashmir: Nine civilians killed in Pakistan shelling

Tens of thousands of villagers were fleeing their homes in Kashmir on Monday, as Indian and Pakistani troops bombarded each another with gunfire and mortar shells over the border.

Terror strikes Jammu & Kashmir, one killed

Terror struck Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua district early today as three militants in Army fatigues opened fire at a SUV.

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Express Eye for Detail 14: J&K crisis, Sushma Swaraj out of 2019 race, American tourist in Andaman and more

This week we look at the strange situation in Jammu & Kashmir where a fax machine is all it took to stop three parties from coming together and forming the government. What it means for Sushma Swaraj to opt out of the 2019 general election and the c

Centre announces ceasefire in J&K with militants during Ramzan, CM Mehbooba Mufti thanks Rajnath, Modi and other stakeholders

Home Minister Rajnath Singh announced a ceasefire with militants in Jammu and Kashmir during the holy month of Ramzan.