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Jammu Kashmir


Forest fire triggers several landmine explosions along LoC in J&K's Poonch

May 18, 2022 8:42 pm

The fire triggered the explosion of nearly half a dozen landmines that were part of the anti-infiltration obstacle system, officials said.

Union Home Minister Amit Shah holds back to back meetings on Amarnath Yatra

May 17, 2022 3:48 pm

Sources said the second meeting had among discussion points the continued killing of migrants and Kashmiri Pandits in Jammu and Kashmir. Amit Shah is currently holding the third meeting on the overall security situation in the Valley.

India slams Organisation of Islamic Cooperation for 'unwarranted' comments on delimitation exercise in J&K

May 16, 2022 10:52 pm

"The OIC should refrain from carrying out its communal agenda vis-a-vis India at the behest of one country," External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said.

J&K: 3 govt employees dismissed, order calls prof ‘threat to state’

May 14, 2022 6:00 am

Lt Governor Manoj Sinha ordered Dr Pandit's dismissal “with immediate effect” on Friday, declaring him a “threat to the security of the state”.

Plea against J&K delimitation exercise: Supreme Court asks Centre, UT to reply

May 13, 2022 4:25 pm

Bench presided by Justice S K Kaul asks petitioners why they did not challenge exercise when the commission was first formed in 2020

Jammu: Cops unearth ‘vital, incriminating documents’ during search at homes of JeI activists

May 06, 2022 9:06 pm

SSP Jammu Chandan Kohli said that after the issuance of house search warrants by a judicial magistrate, special police teams conducted raids at the houses of both the accused in Dalpatia Mohalla, Sunjawan and Khatikan Talab.

Disempowers, biased: J&K parties oppose panel order

May 06, 2022 5:11 am

“We outrightly reject it,” said PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti. She said the Delimitation Commission had “overlooked the basis of population and acted as per their wish... We don’t trust it. Its recommendations are a link to abrogation of Article 370 — how to disempower people of J&K.”

BSF unearths cross-border tunnel originating from Pakistan in J&K’s Samba district

May 05, 2022 1:15 pm

D K Boora, the IG of BSF Jammu, while lauding the force’s efforts, said: “This is the fifth tunnel that has been detected in less than one-and-a-half years. This shows the strategy of the Pakistan establishment to create trouble in India.”

Nearly 3 dozen bureaucrats reshuffled in Jammu and Kashmir

May 05, 2022 11:51 am

Atal Dulloo, Financial Commissioner (Additional Chief Secretary), Finance Department, has been transferred and posted as Financial Commissioner (Additional Chief Secretary), Agriculture Production Department.

Will change J&K's 'taqdeer' and 'tasweer' if voted to power, says BJP

May 04, 2022 10:37 pm

“The BJP will change the 'taqdeer' and 'tasweer' (fate and image) of Jammu and Kashmir with the mantra of 'sabka saath, sabka vikas, sabka vishwas' if the party is voted to power,” said J&K BJP president Ravinder Raina.


Stunning images of Chenab arch bridge, world’s highest rail bridge in J&K

February 09, 2022 8:34 pm

The arch bridge is hailed as a major step towards seamless railway connectivity to the Kashmir valley.

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.