JAMMU AND KASHMIR

  • J&K polls: BJP candidate files nomination from Leh seat 15 hours 33 minutes ago

    Srinagar: BJP candidate from Leh Assembly constituency, Chhering Dorjay, filed nomination papers from the seat in Ladakh region, which goes to polls in the first phase of Jammu and Kashmir elections on November 25. "Chhering Dorjay, candidate of Bharatiya Janta Party filed his nomination paper from 48-Leh Assembly Constituency today...
  • Jammu and Kashmir polls: Muslim cleric joins BJP 15 hours 38 minutes ago

    Jammu: A Muslim cleric joined the state unit of BJP among others ahead of the assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir. Muslim cleric from Nowshera-Lam area, Imaam Ikhlaq Ahmed Nakshabani joined BJP at a function here which was attended by senior party leader and MLA Ashok Khajuria. "It is after...
  • J&K polls: Ruling National Congress forms campaign committee 15 hours 59 minutes ago

    Srinagar: Ruling National Conference constituted the party's Election Campaign Committee to manage and oversee the party's campaign for the Assembly polls in Jammu and Kashmir. "NC working president Omar Abdullah will head the committee which will include the party general secretary Ali Mohammad Sagar and additional general secretary Mustafa Kamal,"...
  • J&K Assembly elections: Omar Abdullah skips family bastion Ganderbal, to contest from two seats 16 hours 3 minutes ago

    Srinagar: Ending speculation over his choice of Assembly seat, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah will contest from two constituencies in the upcoming elections instead of family bastion Ganderbal from where he was elected in 2008. In its fourth list of 22 candidates released today for the J&K Assembly elections,...
  • J&K: Srinagar Police busts LeT sleeper cell, 2 terrorists arrested 17 hours 46 minutes ago

    Srinagar: Srinagar police on Friday busted a LeT sleeper cell that was planning to carry out subversive activities in the city. Two terrorists have also been arrested and a large cache of arms and ammunition has been recovered from them. Srinagar police received a specific input regarding the activities of the...
  • J&K: Major tragedy averted, IED defused in Shopian district 21 hours 35 minutes ago

    Srinagar: Security forces on Friday detected and defused an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) in south Kashmir's Shopian district weeks ahead of the upcoming assembly elections in the state, police said. The IED, weighing about five kilogrammes, was hidden inside a small LPG cylinder in an orchard near the Mughal Road, they...
  • J&K DGP orders inquiry on DIG Beig's pictures showing abuse of power Yesterday

    Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir DGP on Thursday ordered an inquiry on state Director Inspector General of Police Shakeel Beig's pictures showing abuse of power. The photographs which were posted by the DIG's son have gone viral. In one of the pictures, a man was seen helping DIG Shakeel Beig...
  • Congress declares 15 candidates for J&K polls 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Congress on Wednesday announced 15 candidates for the first phase of assembly polls in Jammu and Kashmir which included Imtiyaz Paray, son of anti-militancy group founder Kuka Paray, among others. The party also declared Mohammad Sharief Niaz from Bhaderwah constituency, from where former...
  • J&K government yet to take action after DIG's son boasts of power on social media 2 days ago

    In a shocking misuse of power, the son of the DIG Jammu has posted pictures of his father's subordinates tying his shoes, doubling up as a caddie with high handed captions leading to criticism from all quarters. ...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories 2 days ago

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  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay 2 days ago

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  • News 360: Jamat terrorists Boma Mizal, Sayedullah named as Yusuf's handlers in Burdwan terror attack 2 days ago

    A terror tree established from the interrogation of wives of the two terror operatives involved in the Burdwan bomb blast reveal that the Jamat terrorists in 2007 came to India after the terror outfit was banned in Bangladeh in 2005. ...
  • J&K polls: Committee set up in Reasi to keep a check on 'paid news' 2 days ago

    Jammu: To keep a check on "paid news" in the upcoming assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir, the Reasi district authorities on Wednesday constituted a media certification and monitoring committee. "District election officer Shabir Ahmed Bhatt constituted the media certification and monitoring committee, besides establishing a media-monitoring cell to keep...
  • J&K elections: Former NC leader, 5 others join PDP 2 days ago

    Srinagar: A former senior leader of ruling National Conference and a noted doctor were among the six people who joined Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Wednesday. "Prominent political activist and senior NC leader from Rajpora assembly constituency in South Kashmir's Pulwama district, Abdul Ahad Tantray, joined the party at a...
  • Abuse of power by Jammu DIG exposed: Should the government step in? 2 days ago

    In an embarrassment for a top policeman in Jammu and Kashmir, photographs showing abuse of power by the Deputy Inspector General of Police in Jammu have gone viral. The photographs were posted by the DIG's son on social media. CNN-IBN takes calls from across the country and asks whether the...
  • BJP sets up election campaign, management committees for J&K polls 2 days ago

    Jammu: BJP's Jammu and Kashmir unit has setup State Election Campaign and Management Committees to ensure smooth conduct of the five-phased Assembly elections beginning on November 25. According to the party spokesperson, Dr Nirmal Singh will be the chairman of the state Election Campaign Committee and Sat Sharma as its...
  • J&K DIG 'abuse of power' pictures: Very unfortunate, our culture doesn't approve of it, says Alvi 2 days ago

    Photographs showing abuse of power by the Deputy Inspector General of Police in Jammu and Kashmir, posted by his own son, have gone viral. The photographs include one of a man helping DIG Shakeel Beig put on his shoes. ...
  • J&K DIG's son boasts of power, posts pictures of man tying his father's shoe laces on social media 2 days ago

    Srinagar: In an embarrassment for a top policeman in Jammu and Kashmir, photographs showing abuse of power by the Deputy Inspector General of Police in Jammu have gone viral. The photographs were posted by the DIG's son on social media. The photographs include one of a man helping DIG Shakeel Beig...
  • J&K polls: BJP to tap social media to reach out to voters 3 days ago

    Jammu: With BJP keen to replicate its success in Haryana and Maharashtra in the upcoming assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir, the party has decided to utilize social media to reach out to the voters in the state. During the Lok Sahba elections held earlier this year, the social media...
  • J&K polls: Most political parties to go it alone 3 days ago

    Jammu: Most political parties including BJP, ruling NC, PDP and JKNPP are all set to go it alone in the five phased electoral battle for 87 constituencies in Jammu and Kashmir Assembly. Even as the Election Commission on Tuesday issued notification for the first phase of elections in the state, the...
  • J&K polls: Election Commission issues notification for first phase 4 days ago

    Jammu: The Election Commission on Tuesday issued notification for the first of the five phases of Jammu and Kashmir Assembly polls. In the first phase due on November 25, polls will be held in 15 Assembly segments spread across seven districts of Bandipora, Ganderbal in Kashmir Valley, Kargil, Leh of Ladakh...
  • J&K: Kashmiri Pandit woman goes from door to door offering help to flood victims 4 days ago

    Jammu: Suman Raina, a humanitarian, in the flood ravaged state goes door to door offering help to the flood victims. Raina survived the deluge in September, now Raina, a Kashmiri Pandit, has come to her home town bearing relief material and gifts for the flood victims, to help them set...
  • Congress distances itself from J&K leader's call for Hindu CM 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Congress on Monday distanced itself from senior party leader of Jammu and Kashmir Sham Lal Sharma's call for a Hindu Chief Minister in the state, saying the party never sees posts and positions from this point of view. "If it is correct, let me say we never see posts,...
  • No pre-poll alliance in J&K polls, BJP to contest all 87 seats 4 days ago

    Jammu: Ruling out any pre-poll alliance in Jammu and Kashmir, BJP said on Monday it will contest in all the 87 assembly constituencies in the upcoming polls. "We won't be entering into any pre-poll alliance with any political party as we are considering to field our candidates on all the...
  • Notification for Ist-phase of J&K polls to be issued on Tuesday 4 days ago

    Jammu: Setting the poll process in motion, notification for the first phase of Assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir will be issued on Tuesday. The Election Commission on Saturday decided to go ahead with holding Assembly polls in flood-devastated Jammu and Kashmir and announced a five-phased schedule between November 23...
  • Nagrota to be developed as model across Jammu region: Devender Singh Rana 4 days ago

    Jammu: Senior National Conference leader Devender Singh Rana on Sunday said that a strong edifice would be laid to make Nagrota Assembly constituency a model across the Jammu region. "A beginning has already been made during recent years and the tempo to transform will get big push with National Conference forming...
  • J&K polls: PDP slams NC for 'wanting to delay' polls, 'loot' relief 5 days ago

    Srinagar: Opposition PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti accused the ruling National Conference in Jammu and Kashmir of "wanting to delay" Assembly polls in the state to "loot" relief materials for the flood-hit people. "NC wanted more time (and delay the elections) in order to strengthen the process of looting the relief materials...
  • Eight LeT terrorists arrested in Kashmir valley 5 days ago

    Srinagar: Eight Lashker-e-Toiba terrorists were on Sunday arrested by the security forces in North Kashmir, weeks before the first phase of Assembly polls in Jammu and Kashmir. With the arrest, the security forces claimed to have busted a module of the terror outfit and "averted a major terror plan of the...
  • J&K floods: Mass promotion to private school students up to Class 7 5 days ago

    Srinagar: In a major relief to thousands of students in Kashmir Valley, private schools decided to grant mass promotion to students up to class seven in view of the last month's devastating floods. "The Coordination Committee of Private Schools Associations (CCPSA) has decided to unanimously grant mass promotion to all...
  • Former J&K Deputy CM Mangat Ram Sharma quits Congress, joins PDP 5 days ago

    Jammu: In a jolt to Congress in poll-bound Jammu and Kashmir, its senior leader and former Deputy Chief Minister Mangat Ram Sharma quit the party and joined opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Sharma joined PDP along with his elder son Subhash a day after the Election Commission announced a five-phase...