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  • J&K: Omar Abdullah nominates Mehbooba Mufti, Kailash Satyarthi for Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan 8 hours 10 minutes ago

    Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Friday nominated his political opponent and PDP president Mehbooba Mufti and Nobel Peace prize winner Kailash Satyarthi among nine people to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan'. Omar, who was nominated by Bollywood superstar Salman Khan to the campaign, launched...
  • Congress leaders did not meet PM as they are not concerned about people: BJP 9 hours 23 minutes ago

    Jammu: Lambasting Kashmir Congress leaders for not meeting the Prime Minister during his visit to Srinagar on Diwali, BJP on Friday alleged that the party is not concerned about the people otherwise its leaders would have called on Narendra Modi to discuss the situation after floods. "They (Congress) are more...
  • J&K: NCP praises PM Modi for celebrating Diwali with flood-hit people 10 hours 29 minutes ago

    Jammu: Nationalist Congress party (NCP) on Friday praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi for celebrating Diwali with the flood-hit people of Jammu and Kashmir. The party also appreciated the move of the Prime Minister of celebrating the festival with the soldiers guarding the frontier at the Siachen glacier. State NCP chief...
  • J&K: NC, PDP unhappy with PM Modi's relief package 12 hours 11 minutes ago

    Political parties PDP and NC have expressed their dissatisfaction with the Rs 745 crore relief package announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi for flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir. ...
  • Centre duty-bound to help flood victims, it's not charity: PC Chacko 13 hours 8 minutes ago

    The Opposition has rejected the Rs 745 crore package announced by the Prime Minister for the Jammu and Kashmir flood victims as not being enough. The Congress calls the visit a political stunt aimed only to garner votes ahead of the state elections. ...
  • Politics over PM Modi's visit to J&K on Diwali, Congress calls it a stunt 15 hours 5 minutes ago

    New Delhi: A political fight has broken out over Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Jammu and Kashmir on Diwali. The Opposition has rejected the Rs 745 crore announced by the PM as not being enough. The Congress has called the visit a political stunt. The Congress says that the...
  • Police officer shot dead by terrorists in Kashmir 15 hours 16 minutes ago

    Kulgam: A police officer was shot dead by terrorists on Thursday in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district. Terrorists have been trying to infiltrate into Indian territory ever since the worst ever floods hit the state in September. The incident also comes in wake of repeated ceasefire violations by Pakistan along...
  • Modi celebrates Diwali in Siachen, announces Rs 745 crore relief for Kashmir Yesterday

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited the Siachen base camp to celebrate Diwali with Indian soldiers, telling them that it is they who make it possible for all Indians to have a happy diwali. The Prime Minister then went to Srinagar - and announced Rs 745 crore package for flood...
  • PM Modi announces Rs 745 crore relief for Kashmir's flood ravaged homes, hospitals Yesterday

    Srinagar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday announced Rs 745 crore relief for rebuilding damaged homes and hospitals in flood-ravaged Jammu and Kashmir. Speaking to some media persons at Raj Bhavan, Modi said the central government would do everything possible to help rebuild the lives and livelihood of people who suffered...
  • Pakistan violates ceasefire, targets IB areas in Samba, Jammu and Kathua Yesterday

    Jammu: Pakistan Rangers violated ceasefire several times and resorted to firing on Border Out Posts along the International Border in Samba, Kathua and Jammu districts, on a day when Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Jammu and Kashmir. "Pakistan Rangers resorted to...
  • Modi addresses soldiers at Siachen on Diwali, says India is safe because they stay vigilant Yesterday

    Srinagar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi lauded the efforts of Indian soldiers at the Siachen glacier while visiting them on Diwali, adding that "India sleeps safe because you stay vigilant". As a special Diwali gesture, the PM is visiting Kashmir to meet flood-hit victims of the recent devastating floods in the state...
  • Omar Abdullah briefs PM Narendra Modi on flood status, seeks liberal financial help Yesterday

    Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah briefed Prime Minister Narendra Modi about the status of relief and rehabilitation operations in the flood-hit state and sought liberal financial assistance from the Centre to rebuild the devastated areas. The Prime Minister arrived here this afternoon to spend Diwali with the flood-hit...
  • Pakistan fires along international border as Modi tours Siachen, flood-hit Jammu & Kashmir Yesterday

    Srinagar: Pakistan on Thursday repeatedly violated the ceasefire along the international border on a day when Prime Minister Narendra Modi flew to Siachen Glacier to meet and greet the soldiers on the occasion of Diwali. "Pakistan Rangers resorted to small-arms firing at a few BoPs along IB in Ramgarh and Arnia...
  • No exchange of sweets between India, Pakistan at Attari border this Diwali Yesterday

    Amritsar: The Border Security Force (BSF) on Thursday did not exchange sweets and greetings with their counterparts Pakistan Rangers on the occasion of Diwali. This is the second time within this month that the border guards of both the countries have not exchanged sweets during their festivals. Both sides broke the tradition...
  • Srinagar awaits Prime Minister Narendra Modi Yesterday

    Residents in Srinagar are awaiting Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the city as he is expected to announce a relief package for the flood-hit state. ...
  • Pakistan violates ceasefire twice; fires at Samba, Jammu posts Yesterday

    Jammu: In yet another ceasefire violation, Pakistan on Thursday again resorted to firing on Border Out Posts (BoPs) along the International Border (IB) in the Samba and Jammu districts of Jammu and Kashmir. "Pakistan Rangers resorted to small-arms firing at a few BoPs along IB in Ramgarh and Arnia sectors at...
  • Modi visits Siachen to meet soldiers on Diwali Yesterday

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi who is scheduled to spend this Diwali with the flood-hit victims of Jammu and Kashmir is also visiting the soldiers posted at Siachen Glacier. Modi left for Siachen around 7:30 am on Thursday. "Friends, I am leaving for Siachen Glacier. Its my good fortune that...
  • Flood-hit Jammu & Kashmir eyes hefty package with PM's Diwali visit Yesterday

    Srinagar: Residents in Jawahar Nagar, Srinagar's worst flood-hit area, are busy clearing the debris of their collapsed homes ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit. Even as they work overtime to build a shelter above their heads, they are eager to see the Prime Minister. "We are expecting a relief...
  • BJP holds medical camps in flood-affected Kashmir Valley 3 days ago

    New Delhi: A large number of flood-affected people in Kashmir have been provided medical facilities at camps organised by the medical cell of the BJP, the party said in a statement. The medical camps were organised over the last month since floods hit the Valley and health facilities were provided...
  • J&K: Omar Abdullah lauds youngsters, forces for their flood relief efforts 3 days ago

    Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah lauded the youth of the Valley and various forces for their efforts and hard-work in saving many lives during the floods last month. "We perhaps do not know your (youth) names and would not ever, but we salute your efforts and hard...
  • BJP delaying relief to flood-hit J&K for electoral gain, says Geelani 3 days ago

    Srinagar: Hardline Hurriyat Conference led by Syed Ali Shah Geelani on Tuesday accused BJP of using the upcoming Assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir as a delaying tactic for providing relief to the flood-affected state for electoral gains. "Instead of addressing the problems of the people,...
  • PDP welcomes PM's decision to spend Diwali with flood victims 3 days ago

    Srinagar: Opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Tuesday termed as "good gesture" Prime Minister Narendra Modi's decision to spend Diwali with flood-affected people of Kashmir but said it would have been thoughtful of him to spend Eid. "It is a good gesture," Chief Spokesman of the PDP Naeem Akhtar said...
  • Jammu and Kashmir: Flood victims pin hope on PM's visit 3 days ago

    Srinagar: Thousands of people rendered homeless by the deluge in Jammu and Kashmir last month are pinning their hopes on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Diwali visit to the Valley, expecting him to announce a substantial package that can help them rebuild their homes before the onset of winter. "We are...
  • PM Modi to spend Diwali with flood-hit people in Kashmir 3 days ago

    New Delhi: In a special gesture, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Kashmir on Diwali and spend time with flood-hit people there. He made the announcement himself on his twitter account. "Will be in Srinagar on Diwali, 23rd October & will spend the day with our sisters & brothers affected...
  • None involved in ISIS flag waving linked with militancy: Omar Abdullah 3 days ago

    Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Tuesday said none of the persons involved in waving of ISIS flags in the city had any links to militancy. "Police has conducted an inquiry into it and most of the people who have been found to be waving (ISIS) flags...
  • J&K: Villagers along Indo-Pak border dig bunkers to protect themselves 3 days ago

    Srinagar: With firing from the Pakistan side showing no signs to end, the villagers living along the border have resorted to digging bunkers to protect themselves. Abdulliah, one of the villages near the India-Pakistan border has been in the line of fire. The village has been the target of continuous firing...
  • J&K government playing politics with refugees: BJP 5 days ago

    Jammu: BJP on Sunday hit out at the Jammu and Kashmir government, saying it was playing politics with the miseries of the refugees from Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) and West Pakistan. "Forwarding a rehabilitation package for Pakistan-occupied Kashmir refugees just a few days ahead of the announcement...
  • EC to hold further consultations to decide poll timing in J&K 6 days ago

    Srinagar: After holding day-long discussions with stakeholders in Jammu and Kashmir, the Election Commission on Saturday said that it will hold further consultations in Delhi on timing of Assembly polls in the flood-ravaged state. It, however, made it clear that relief and rehabilitation work will not be affected in case...
  • EC team to meet parties to decide on J&K polls today 6 days ago

    Srinagar: An Election Commission team is in Srinagar on Saturday to decide on the Assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir. The Commission members will meet stakeholders ahead of the polls in the state. The ruling National Conference has said that polls should be deferred till next year in light of the...
  • J&K: Pakistan violates ceasefire again, fires at Indian Army posts in Poonch 6 days ago

    Jammu: In yet another case of ceasefire violation, Pakistan targeted Indian Army posts in Poonch's Hamirpur sector. The firing occurred on Friday night from 9 PM to 10 PM. No casualties have been reported so far. Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire twice by firing on forward posts along the LoC and...