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J-K SAC approves creation of 127 new posts in office of chief electoral officer

The SAC met under the chairmanship of Governor Satya Pal Malik and approved the creation of 50 posts of Election Assistant (Senior Scale) in Level 4 (Rs 25500-81100) and 77 posts of Election Assistant (Junior Scale) in Level 2 (Rs 19900-63200), he said.

J&K: Curfew reimposed in Kishtwar after death of Hurriyat leader

Kishtwar Deputy Commissioner Angrez Singh Rana said restrictions had been reimposed in the town as a precautionary measure in view of apprehensions of a law and order situation during Gundna’s Nimaz-e-Janaza.


Entire J&K part of sovereign India, Pakistan should leave PoK: British MP

The Conservative Party MP countered the Pakistan government plan to move a UN resolution in the wake of India's decision to end the special status granted to the state of Jammu and Kashmir.

To Aieman, the mother who lost her unborn baby amidst the Kashmir lockdown

Every hour, I have grappled with myself on what I would tell the 26-year-old sister of my colleague in Srinagar. To Aieman, I am the silent audience applauding the government’s semantics over Pakistan, while words like normalcy, detention, curfew lose meaning.

Kashmir may no longer be a bilateral issue but it is a global concern

The anger in Kashmir Valley has a long history. To expect it to die due to a constitutional change would be a delusion. It would require concrete policy changes in economic and social sectors to heal the wounds of the past 65 years.

J&K: Child injured as militants fire at fruit traders in Sopore

Srinagar District Magistrate Shahid Choudhary said efforts were being made to arrange an air ambulance to fly the wounded child, Asma Jan, to New Delhi for treatment.


Normalcy evading in Valley due to ‘civil curfew’ of radical youths: J&K BJP leader

The statement came after National Security Adviser Ajit Doval told a group of journalists in Delhi that ``at least 92.5 per cent of the geographical area of Jammu and Kashmir is free of restrictions’’.

Shehla Rashid booked for sedition over tweets on Kashmir situation

In a series of tweets on August 17, Rashid had alleged that the armed forces entered houses in Kashmir at night and "ransacked" them. She had also alleged that four men were called to an Army camp in Shopian and "interrogated (tortured)".

Yogi Adityanath: Teachers should have organised debates on Article 370 move

He also said that the teachers should have written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah, extending their support to the government’s move.

Communication blackout in J&K: SC to hear plea on September 16

Solicitor General Tushar Mehta said many other papers were being published from Srinagar, and “our case is she had consciously chosen not to publish”.

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Desolate highways, deserted public places, Kashmir reels under curfew

As Kashmir reels under curfew, deserted highways, empty parks and public places say it all about the tense situation in the region. For the ninth consecutive day, the Valley's connection with the outside world has been cut.

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.


Jammu Kashmir Videos

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.


Sri Sri Ravishankar On Kashmir Turmoil

Watch the video to know what Indian spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravishankar had to say about Kashmir and the rising tension in the valley. The Indian Express Videos: One stop for all videos related to mobile launches, gadgets reviews, technology, Entertainment and Bollywood including political videos, opinions and views.

NIA Conducts Raids In Kashmir, Hyderabad In Connection With Bhopal Ujjain Train Blast Case

Based on the interrogation of the three men arrested for the March 7 Bhopal-Ujjain train blast, the National Investigation Agency has conducted raids in Kashmir and Hyderabad to trace two men with whom they allegedly had contact. Atif Muzaffar, allegedly the key brain behind the group, and Syed Mir Husain, told interrogators that Atif had […]

Atleast 10 Soldiers Dead As Avalanches Hit Jammu & Kashmir's Gurez Sector

Ten soldiers were killed as two avalanches hit Gurez Sector of Kashmir, an army official said on Thursday. An avalanche hit an army camp in Gurez sector of Bandipora district near the Line of Control last evening in which several soldiers were trapped, the army official said. He said rescue operations were launched and seven […]

Drug Racket Busted: 10 kg Heroin Seized, 5 Arrested

In what the Jammu and Kashmir Police claims is one of the biggest seizure of narcotics purportedly smuggled in from across the Line of Control in recent years, 10 kg each of “high quality” heroin and brown sugar were confiscated and an inter-state drug racket busted with the arrest of five in Jammu city on […]


4 Militants, Army Man Killed In Handwara, Jammu & Kashmir Encounter

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