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  • Braving all odds, Army guards LoC in Gurez to stop infiltration before it snows 9 hours 13 minutes ago

    Gurez: Braving all odds, particularly cold and harsh conditions at the forward posts in the border town of Gurez in North Kashmir, the Army has maintained round-the-clock vigil along the Line of Control (LoC) to stop terrorists from sneaking into this side from Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) before snow blocks all...
  • J&K polls: Modi promises development, freedom from corruption 12 hours 32 minutes ago

    Udhampur: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday lured the electorate in Jammu and Kashmir giving them hope of a better tomorrow at an election rally ahead of the second phase of Assembly polls. Addressing a rally in Udhampur, Modi accused the ruling National Conference (NC), Congress and the People's Democratic Party...
  • J&K: Army kills fourth terrorist hiding in a makeshift bunker in Arnia sector, encounter ends 12 hours 36 minutes ago

    Jammu: The encounter in Arnia sector of Jammu and Kashmir that was underway since Thursday morning has ended with the Army killing the fourth terrorist who had been in hiding in a makeshift bunker. Three other terrorists had been killed on Thursday during the fierce gunbattle with the Army. Four civilians...
  • Live: None of the PMs have visited J&K as many times as I have, says Modi in Udhampur 13 hours 55 minutes ago

    Ahead of the second phase of polls in Jammu and Kashmir, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is addressing a rally in Udhampur. He is also slated to address a rally in Poonch. ...
  • J&K: Heavy firing resumes in Arnia a day after Army guns down four terrorists in encounter 15 hours 17 minutes ago

    Jammu: Heavy firing has resumed in the Arnia sector of Jammu and Kashmir a day after four terrorists were killed in a fierce encounter with the security forces. Combing operations had been underway by the Army to find any remaining terrorists hidden in the area. Four terrorists had been killed...
  • J&K polls: Heavy security blanket put in place for Modi's rally 15 hours 19 minutes ago

    Udhampur: Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's rally, a multi-tier security has been put in place in Udhampur in view of the terrorist attack that left ten people, including three civilians, dead. A multi-tier security set up has been put in place at the venue of the rally at Battal Balian...
  • Army uses tanks to search for hidden terrorists in Arnia sector, PM Modi to campaign in J&K today 18 hours 17 minutes ago

    Arnia: Hours after a fierce gunbattle between terrorists and security forces in Arnia sector of Jammu and Kashmir, the Army is conducting search operations to flush out any remaining terrorists hidden in the area. Four terrorists were killed while four civilians and three jawans also lost their lives in the...
  • BJP questions Omar Abdullah on ground realities in J&K 18 hours 55 minutes ago

    Jammu: BJP on Thursday hit back at Chief Minister Omar Abdullah for his remarks that BJP leadership was ignorant about ground realities of Jammu and Kashmir, asking why the NC leader had not resolved the issues of the people, if he knew them during his party's rule here in the...
  • Congress hits back at Omar, calls him unfit for CM 19 hours 34 minutes ago

    Jammu: In a scathing attack on Omar Abdullah for accusing Congress of "opportunism and falsehood", Congress on Thursday termed him as being "unfit" for CM's post. Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Wednesday hit out at Congress for trying to take credit for all the good work done by NC-led government and...
  • J&K: 4 terrorists, 3 jawans, 3 civilians killed even as encounter continues in Arnia Yesterday

    Srinagar:: Army has called in tanks to flush out any remaining terrorist who might still be hiding in a bunker as the encounter in Kathar village of Arnia sector in Jammu & Kashmir continues. Three civilians and three army jawans along with four terrorists have been killed in the encounter so...
  • J&K polls: NC raking autonomy, AFSPA issues to avoid accountability, says Congress Yesterday

    Bardal: Hitting out at its former ally, Congress on Thursday said that National Conference is raking up autonomy and AFSPA issues to avoid accountability for their non performance in the state. "NC is again resorting to their wild cries to repeat their old rhetorics to avoid accountability for their non...
  • J&K: 3 terrorists, 1 soldier killed in fierce encounter in Arnia sector Yesterday

    Srinagar: One Junior Commissioned Officer was killed and two other soldiers were injured in an encounter in the Kathar village of Arnia sector in Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday. Three terrorists were also killed in the gunbattle. Three civilians also lost their lives in the encounter. Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said...
  • BJP's poster girl Heena Shafi kicks up a row, says nobody can dare to snatch Article 370 from J&K Yesterday

    Srinagar: At a time when the Bharatiya Janata Party is trying to make a mark in Jammu and Kashmir Assembly elections, it has found a strong face in 34-year-old candidate Heena Shafi Bhat. But the poster girl of the BJP in Kashmir has kicked up a row by taking a...
  • Incentives on to offer to shoot in J&K, but cinema halls shut in Kashmir Valley Yesterday

    Srinagar: In an effort to boost tourism in Jammu and Kashmir, both the People's Democratic Party and National Conference have offered special incentives to filmmakers to shoot in the state even though no cinema halls are allowed to operate in Kashmir valley. Critically-acclaimed Bollywood movie 'Haider' was based on Kashmir and...
  • J&K: Army indicts nine soldiers for killing two men in Budgam, recommends court martial proceedings Yesterday

    Budgam: Within days after firing in Budgam claimed lives of two people and injured two others, the Army has indicted nine soldiers including a Junior Commissioned Officer (JCO) for the incident. A court of inquiry on the Army officers found gross violation of rules of engagement by the soldiers. Failure...
  • J&K polls: 195 candidates file nominations for 4th phase 2 days ago

    Jammu: A total of 195 candidates have filed their nominations for the fourth phase of polls to be held in 18 Assembly constituencies in Jammu and Kashmir on December 14. As the deadline for the filing of nominations closed on Wednesday, a total of 195 candidates have filed their papers...
  • With no expectations from voters, Omar taking it easy in elections 3 days ago

    Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, who is battling anti-incumbency factor and people's wrath in wake of the floods, is taking it easy in these Assembly elections. Talking to CNN-IBN on Tuesday, he said, "It is the easiest when nobody expects from you. The so-called experts have written of...
  • J&K: Ignoring boycott call, freezing weather, over 70 pc voters come out in the first phase of polls 3 days ago

    Srinagar: Despite a boycott call given by separatist leaders and chilly weather conditions, the first phase of the five phased Legislative Assembly elections in 15 constituencies of Jammu and Kashmir recorded a remarkable voter turnout, setting a positive trend for the remaining four phases in the state. A massive security grid...
  • Kashmir is 'dormant', its people disillusioned and angry, say social activists 3 days ago

    Srinagar: Even as voting for the five-phase Jammu and Kashmir Assembly elections started on November 25, there is a fear among the people in the Valley that the situation may turn for the worse if the new government fails to provide a clean, corruption-free and efficient administration. A political analyst in...
  • Srinagar: Locals pelt stones on policemen in Maisuma 3 days ago

    Srinagar: While 15 constituencies voted in the first phase of Assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir, violence broke out in Maisuma area of Srinagar on Monday evening. Local residents pelted stones at policemen after they rounded up few anti-social elements ahead of elections in the region. It has to be noted that...
  • Jammu & Kashmir records remarkable 70 per cent polling in first phase of Assembly elections 3 days ago

    Srinagar: The first phase of Assembly elections in 15 constituencies of Jammu and Kashmir recorded a remarkable 70 per cent polling. Chief Election Commissioner VS Sampath told reporters that there were no major incidents of violence reported in the state. "100 per cent flawless polls in Ist phase in Jammu and...
  • J&K polls: Enthusiastic voters come out to exercise their franchise 3 days ago

    The first phase of Assembly elections in 15 constituencies of Jammu and Kashmir recorded a remarkable 70 per cent polling. ...
  • Live: Voters pay no heed to boycott call, turn out in large numbers despite freezing cold 3 days ago

    A total of 10,502,50 voters, including 5,00,539 women, will decide the fate of 12 sitting MLAs, including seven ministers among 123 candidates at 1,900 polling stations in 15 constituencies. ...
  • J&K Assembly elections: Polling for first phase today; 7 ministers, 12 MLAs in the fray 4 days ago

    Srinagar: Over 10.50 lakh voters will get to decide the political fate of 123 candidates, including seven ministers and 12 sitting MLAs, who are in the fray in 15 constituencies in the first phase of the five phased Assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday. Polling will start at 8:00...
  • Jammu & Kashmir: 24 years on, a mother still awaits her son picked up by the Army 4 days ago

    Srinagar: More than two-and-a-half decades ago as Kashmir Valley was burning and its people were caught in the crossfire between security forces on one side and terrorists on the other, another crisis was beginning to fuel the fire. With the Indian government going all out to crush terror groups at any...
  • PDP's prime agenda to protect honour of J&K people: Mufti Mohmmad Sayeed 4 days ago

    Jammu: On the eve of the first phase of five-stage assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir, PDP patron Mufti Mohmmad Sayeed on Monday said that his party's prime agenda is to protect dignity and honour of the people of the state. "Our agenda is to protect dignity and honour of...
  • Polling for first phase in 15 constituencies on Tuesday in J&K 4 days ago

    Srinagar/Ranchi: Amidst security alert about possible Maoist attacks on politicians in Jharkhand and militant groups' poll boycott call in Jammu and Kashmir, the stage was set for the first of staggered assembly elections in the two states on Tuesday. The first phase will cover 15 seats in Jammu and Kashmir,...
  • J&K Assembly polls: Rahul Gandhi to campaign on November 25 4 days ago

    Jammu: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi will campaign for his party in the second phase of Assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday. "Rahul Gandhi will campaign for the party candidates in north Kashmir and Jammu division on November 25," General Secretary & Spokesperson, J&K Congress Dr Abdul Rashid Choudhary,...
  • With no clarity on Article 370, BJP delays release of J&K poll manifesto 4 days ago

    Srinagar: With just a day to go for the first phase of polls for Jammu and Kashmir, there is still no clarity within the Bharatiya Janata Party on Article 370 which has delayed releasing of its manifesto. Home Minister Rajnath Singh said that there should be a debate on Article 370....
  • J&K elections: Polling for first phase in 15 constituencies on Tuesday 4 days ago

    Srinagar: The stage is set for the first of the five-phased Assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir as 12 sitting MLAs, including seven ministers, are among 123 candidates trying their luck in 15 constituencies that will go to polls on Tuesday in all three regions of the state. While six constituencies...