Jammu Kashmir

  • Debate on Kashmir in UK Parliament causes stir 1 week ago

    London: A debate on the human rights situation in Kashmir to be held in the UK Parliament building on Thursday has caused a stir among Indian groups here who fear it could be used as an India bashing opportunity. Liberal Democrat MP David Ward has secured a 'General debate on political...
  • Kupwara: Army guns down two terrorists August 20, 2014

    Kupwara: Two terrorists were killed in an operation launched by the Indian Army in Jammu & Kashmir's Kupwara region on Wednesday evening. The security personnel also recovered two AK 47 rifles from the terrorists' hideout. The operation is underway currently. ...
  • Political parties condemn Pak envoy's move to invite J&K separatist leaders for talks August 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Ahead of the secretary level talks between India and Pakistan scheduled for August, Pakistan envoy to India, Abdul Basit, has invited separatist leaders from Jammu and Kashmir for talks to New Delhi on August 18-19. Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq said Pakistan wants feedback from the separatists...
  • J&K: One killed, four injured in grenade attack in Baramulla July 26, 2014

    Srinagar: As the nation commemorates 15th Kargil Vijay Diwas, a policeman was killed and four others injured in a grenade attack by terrorists in Sopore town of Baramulla district in Kashmir early on Saturday, police said. "Around 02:30 am, terrorists hurled a grenade and fired at a police party near main...
  • Even founder of Jana Sangh endorsed Article 370: National Conference May 29, 2014

    Jammu: Raising its pitch over Article 370 which grants special status to Jammu and Kashmir, the state's ruling National Conference today claimed the constitutional provision had full endorsement of even Shyama Prasad Mukherjee, the founder of Jana Sangh, BJP's earlier avatar. "This constitutional proviso had full endorsement of even Shyama Prasad...
  • My remarks on Article 370 misquoted, says MoS Jitendra Singh May 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Dr Jitendra Singh, MoS, PMO who stirred up a controversy with his remarks on the revocation of Article 370 issued a statement on Tuesday evening saying he was misquoted. Singh had stirred a hornet's nest when he said that the Narendra Modi government had started speaking to stakeholders to...
  • Omar Abdullah says talks of repealing Article 370 'irresponsible' May 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Jammu & Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has reacted strongly to the statements made by MoS, PMO on repealing Article 370 in the state. He condemned the move saying, "Mark my words & save this tweet - long after Modi government is a distant memory either J&K won't...
  • Lok Sabha elections: Udhampur constituency in J&K records over 69 pc polling April 17, 2014

    Jammu: Udhampur Lok Sabha constituency from where Union Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad is contesting today recorded over 69 per cent polling. Azad is in a direct contest with BJP's Jitender Singh. "As much as 69.08 per cent polling was recorded in Udhampur Lok Sabha constituency. It is likely to increase," Jammu and...
  • News 360: Ex-coal secy releases book on Coalgate, wants CBI probe April 14, 2014

    The former coal secretary, PC Parakh, has now demanded that the Prime Minister's role be probed by the CBI. He claimed that the PM's authority was undermined and he allowed it to happen. In his tell-all book 'Crusader or Conspirator? Coalgate and other Truths', to be released on Tuesday, Parakh...
  • J&K: Terrorists strike NC leader's house, 4 including attackers killed April 13, 2014

    Srinagar: A National Conference Youth wing leader's house in Jammu & Kashmir's Pulwama was attacked by terrorists on Sunday afternoon in which two policemen were killed. The two militants who opened fire at the house of the political leader were gunned down by police in an encounter that followed. The security forces...
  • Lok Sabha elections: Jammu and Kashmir votes on April 10, 17, 24, 30 and May 7 March 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Jammu & Kashmir will vote for Lok Sabha elections in five phases. The polling dates are April 10, 17, 24, 30 and May 7. ...
  • Seven terrorists killed in encounter in Kashmir's Lolab February 25, 2014

    Srinagar: Seven terrorists were gunned down on Monday in Kashmir's Lolab area in a fierce battle with security personnel. The gunned down terrorists belong to Lashkar-e-Taiba and Jaish-e-Mohammed. The encounter has been called off for the night and will resume on Tuesday morning. According to sources, around 10 terrorists were...
  • Government employees, pensioners in J&K get 10 per cent raise in DA February 2, 2014

    Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir government on Saturday approved release of 10 per cent Dearness Allowance (DA) instalment which will be effective from July 2013. The Cabinet, which met on Saturday under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, sanctioned the release of 10 per cent DA installment, raising the...
  • Indian Army tries to control situation, not escalate it: Bikram Singh January 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Army Chief General Bikram Singh on Monday refuted allegations that the Indian Army was not retaliating strongly during ceasefire violations by Pakistan. Speaking to media at the annual press conference, the General said that the endeavour of Indian Army was to control the situation at the border and...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group C: Samson continues his good form; HP's Malik grabs a five-for November 7, 2013

    Kannur: Kerala's Sanju Samson continued his impressive start to the Ranji Trophy season as he smashed his second century of the tournament against Andhra to lift his side to 236 for 4 in their Group C match on Thursday. After hosts elected to bat, Samson, who hit a scintillating 211 against...
  • Separatist leader Yasin Malik denied immigration check to Nepal October 7, 2013

    New Delhi: Separatist group Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front chief Yasin Malik was on Monday detained for some time at the Indira Gandhi International airport in the national capital. Sources say that Malik was headed to Nepal and his passport had expired. Therefore, he was denied an immigration check. He has...
  • No need for talks with Pakistan till terror attacks continue, says BJP September 26, 2013

    New Delhi: Politics has begun over the twin terror attacks that took place in Jammu early on Thursday morning. With the attack coming just a few days ahead of the meeting between Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif, the parties have opposed any such talks in...
  • Three absconding criminals arrested in J-K September 21, 2013

    Jammu: Three persons wanted in an attempt to murder case were arrested by the Jammu and Kashmir Police in Udhampur district of the state. The accused, who had been absconding, were arrested in the raids conducted Friday night in Basantgarh belt of the district, police said. Besides attempt to murder, the arrested...
  • Monsoon tracker: Widespread rainfall expected across the country August 16, 2013

    Severe rainfall with thunder shower is expected in Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Assam, Meghalaya, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Manipur, Tripura, Parts of Andhra Pradesh with fairly widespread rainfall in Punjab & Haryana, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Parts of Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Bihar, Jharkhand, West Bengal, Sikkim, North Eastern States, Odisha and...
  • Omar Abdullah irked at Rasool's continued omission August 3, 2013

    New Delhi: The Indian team in Zimbabwe once again overlooked Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) allrounder Parvez Rasool for an international debut by not including him in the inconsequential fifth ODI despite a request from the state's chief minister Omar Abdullah. As a result, the minister is annoyed. Soon after Virat Kohli...
  • JKCA announces Rs two lakh cash reward for Shubham Khajuria July 15, 2013

    Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Association has announced a Rs two lakh cash award for Shubam Khajuria, only the second cricketer from the state to be picked for the India under-19 team. "Union Minister and JKCA President Dr. Farooq Abdullah announced a cash reward of Rs two lakh for Khajuria in...
  • Snapshot: Chief Minister Omar Abdullah breaks down inside Jammu and Kashmir Assembly March 6, 2013

    The Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir, Omar Abdullah broke down in state assembly on Tuesday as he condemned the death of a youth who was killed allegedly by security forces in Baramullah town. Tears rolled down Abdullah's eyes as he addressed the House following uproar by the opposition parties...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group C, Round 9, Day 2: Andhra on course for a quarter-final berth December 30, 2012

    Cuddapah: Amol Muzumdar scored a brilliant 146 to help Andhra Pradesh stay on course for a quarter-final berth as the hosts posted a challenging 329 in their first innings and then reduced Kerala to 55 for 2 on the second day of the Ranji Trophy Group C match on Sunday. Just...
  • Ranji Trophy, round 7: J&K chase hat-trick, Jharkhand QFs December 14, 2012

    New Delhi: The seventh sound of the 2012-13 Ranji Trophy season gets underway across the country on Saturday, with the previous round having resulted in six wins, including some exhilarating results and draws. Punjab have booked their place in the quarter-finals and remain head and shoulder above all others with...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group C, Day 3: Second consecutive victory for J&K December 10, 2012

    New Delhi: Accurate bowling by Jammu and Kashmir's Parvez Rasool (5/43) and M Gupta(5/26) helped their team to dismiss Kerala for 129 in their second innings and fetch them a 76-runs victory on the penultimate day of their four-day Ranji Trophy Group C match, here on Monday. Needing 204 for an...
  • Jammu & Kashmir to vote for council polls today December 3, 2012

    Jammu: Arrangements, including security and other measures, are in place for elections Monday for four seats to the state Legislative Council from the panchayat quota, being held in Jammu and Kashmir after 38 years. The contest is set to be multi-cornered with all political parties fielding their candidates and coalition partners...
  • Farooq orders inquiry into J&K Ranji team selection fiasco December 1, 2012

    Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Association president Farooq Abdullah has ordered an inquiry into the Ranji team selection fiasco a day after JKCA treasurer Manzoor Wazir had tendered his resignation for failing to end the impasse. Wazir had dispatched his resignation to Abdullah , stating that he made every possible...
  • Ranji Trophy Group C, Round 5, Day 1: Roy ton thwarts HP, J&K battle December 1, 2012

    Nadaun: A maiden first-class century from opener Subhrajit Roy was the basis of Tripura's total of 325 for 4 at Nadaun, as hosts Himachal Pradesh were made to toil on day one of their Group C match on Saturday. After being put in to bat, Tripura lost Samrat Singh for...
  • Ranji Trophy, round 5: Andhra, Services out to topple Assam November 30, 2012

    New Delhi: The fifth round of the 2012-13 Ranji Trophy season gets underway across the country on Saturday, with the previous round having resulted in some thrilling wins. Twelve teams have posted outright wins so far, and at the halfway stage those who have not will need to put in...
  • Jammu and Kashmir cricket crisis worsens November 29, 2012

    Srinagar: The crisis in Jammu and Kashmir cricket has taken a turn for the worse with players from the Kashmir region refusing to represent the state team. The players from the Kashmir region had walked out from the last match alleging bias against the region in favour of players from Jammu....