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Thursday, January 23, 2020

Jammu Kashmir


Rs 80,000 crore Central package to help set up new IIT, IIM, AIIMS in J&K

January 23, 2020 12:10 am

Dhotre pointed out the main objective of the visit was to accelerate works on projects being executed under the Prime Minister Development Package.

No politics, PM Narendra Modi told J&K-bound ministers

January 20, 2020 8:16 am

According to the sources, the Prime Minister also asked the ministers to stay in the villages they visit at night rather than return to Jammu or Srinagar.

Custody death of a 20-year-old is part of cloud over Davinder Singh

January 20, 2020 10:36 am

Singh, who joined the police in 1990 as a Sub Inspector, received an out-of-way promotion to first become an Inspector and then a Deputy Superintendent of Police. Singh joined the SOG when it was launched in 1994.

J&K: Calls, SMS restored on pre-paid cellphone service

January 19, 2020 4:07 am

2G post-paid mobile internet access to 153 white-listed sites in all districts of Jammu, two districts of Kashmir

SC order gives govt a way to retreat from its militaristic approach to Kashmir issue

January 19, 2020 10:20 am

The SC judgment also gives hope to the seven million people of the Kashmir Valley that their freedoms will be restored — although there is no sign yet of that happening seven days later

Four teens and an Uri story

January 12, 2020 1:39 pm

Four teenagers decided to cross to PoK armed with an Atlas and tips from the film Uri: A Surgical Strike. Roundly chastened, they say it’s only studies from now on

Govt readies provisions to protect jobs and land rights in J&K

January 04, 2020 7:28 am

The government had stripped the state of its special status on August 5. The decision abrogated Article 370 and Article 35A — the latter reserved jobs in Jammu and Kashmir for residents of the erstwhile state and prohibited anyone from outside the state to own property there.

Armyman, civilian killed in cross-border shelling in Baramulla

December 26, 2019 4:35 am

According to officials, the deceased woman was a resident of Churanda in Uri and she died of splinter injuries.

Friday prayers held at historic Jamia Masjid in Kashmir, first time after August 5

December 21, 2019 2:21 am

Police had made arrangements along with some volunteers to ensure smooth conduct of prayers at the 14th-century grand mosque.

Congregational prayers held at J-K's Jamia Masjid for first time since Aug 5

December 18, 2019 6:18 pm

The authorities had sealed all the entry points to the mosque on August 5, the day the government announced the two decisions. "Congregational prayers were offered at Jamia Masjid in the afternoon after a gap of 136 days," officials said.


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

November 25, 2018 1:37 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

May 17, 2018 5:01 pm

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