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Jammu Kashmir


'Fighting elections in alliance also anti-national now?': Mehbooba Mufti, Omar Abdullah hit back at Amit Shah over 'Gupkar gang' jibe

November 17, 2020 10:16 pm

"BJP can stitch as many alliances in its hunger for power but somehow we are undermining national interest by putting up a united front," Mufti said in a tweet.

LoC flare-up: 5 securitymen among 9 dead; at least 6 from Pak Army killed

November 14, 2020 2:06 pm

Four soldiers, BSF jawan, 7-yr-old killed; India targets terror pads in retaliatory fire; Pakistan summons Indian envoy

Govt doing politics of obstinacy: Congress on amendments to J&K land laws

October 28, 2020 10:00 pm

Congress spokesperson Abhishek Singhvi said the move does not follow the elementary canons of participatory democracy as no discussion was done with the stakeholders in Jammu and Kashmir and the decision was enacted "by force".

J&K power corporation's lax supervision behind hydel project delay: CAG

September 30, 2020 4:09 am

According to the CAG report, only 6.39 per cent of work was complete by October 2017 due to execution at a “very slow pace”.

NIA searches nine locations in Kashmir in connection with 'misuse' of cross-LoC trade

September 24, 2020 9:28 pm

The trade through two points on the Line of Control (LoC) was suspended by India in April last year, following reports that it was being "misused" by elements from across the border to smuggle weapons, narcotics and fake currency into the country.

Pulwama-type attack averted in J&K with recovery of 52 kg of explosives: Army

September 17, 2020 9:38 pm

Officials said the location where the explosives were recovered was near the Jammu and Kashmir highway and around 9 KM from the spot of the Pulwama attack in which 40 CRPF personnel were killed.

Police use teargas to disperse Muharram procession in J&K

August 31, 2020 2:14 am

Police say four people have been injured in the incidents over the past two days — three at Bemina Srinagar and one at Zadibal Srinagar.

UAPA court in J&K grants bail to pharmacist: ‘bid to falsely implicate him’

August 29, 2020 8:07 am

Zahoor Ahmed, a resident of Marwah, was arrested in Kishtwar district on January 6. The Third Additional Sessions Judge, Jammu, Sunit Gupta, noted that all the police seized from his possession was some medicines, and that "he cannot be said to have been involved in any of the offences under the UAPA".

Matters related to J&K’s peace, minorities, SCs, STs to be handled by L-G

August 29, 2020 3:12 am

The L-G will also handle postings and transfers of all IAS and IPS officers apart from exercising control over the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB).

Manoj Sinha sworn in as J&K LG, says he will prioritise dialogue with people and development

August 07, 2020 7:40 pm

The 61-year-old was administered the oath of office by Jammu and Kashmir High Court Chief Justice Gita Mittal at a simple function in the Raj Bhavan.


After heavy snowfall, J&K cut off from rest of country as highway blocked, flights suspended

November 08, 2019 5:16 pm

Roads connecting Srinagar in the newly-formed union territory of Jammu and Kashmir with far flung areas like Gurez, Macchil, Keran and Tangdhar were shut due to adverse weather conditions.

Desolate highways, deserted public places, Kashmir reels under curfew

August 14, 2019 8:18 am

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

February 10, 2018 11:22 am

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

April 19, 2016 4:48 pm

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

Pakistani troops continue to violate ceasefire in Jammu and Kashmir

October 07, 2014 6:21 pm

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

Jammu & Kashmir: Nine civilians killed in Pakistan shelling

October 06, 2014 3:52 pm

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

March 28, 2014 5:30 pm

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


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

June 22, 2020 6:10 pm

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

June 22, 2020 6:25 pm

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