JAMMU AND KASHMIR

  • Cow issued admit card by J&K authorities to write exam 4 hours 29 minutes ago

    Srinagar: A cow, brown indeed, has got an admit card issued by authorities on her name to write a professional entrance examination next week and former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah is keen on seeing her appear in the paper. In a strange turn of events, the admit card...
  • J&K CM Mufti Sayeed warns of action against those waving Pakistani flags 23 hours 13 minutes ago

    Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammed Sayeed on Saturday assured action after Pakistani flags were once again waved at Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani's rally on Friday. He said such action will not be tolerated. "We will take strict action against whosoever is found guilty. Law will take...
  • J&K government will take action against waving of Pakistani flags: Jitendra Singh Yesterday

    Jammu: Union Minister Jitendra Singh on Saturday condemned the waving of Pakistani flags at Hardline Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani's rally and said he was confident that the Mufti Mohammad Sayeed government would rise to the occasion and take steps to ensure such incidents do not recur. "We (BJP and...
  • Will not allow separate colonies for Kashmiri Pandits: NC Yesterday

    Srinagar: Opposition National Conference on Saturday said they will not let Jammu and Kashmir government to set up separate colonies for Kashmiri Pandits but would strive for return of the minority community to their native places in the Valley. "We are against separate clusters for Kashmiri Pandits. We welcome them (to...
  • J&K CM Mufti Mohammad Sayeed to visit Gujarat to promote tourism Yesterday

    Ahmedabad: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed visit the city on Saturday to promote tourism industry of his state, said an official statement. "Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed will visit the city tomorrow to promote the tourism in Jammu and Kashmir," a statement of Jammu and Kashmir tourism department...
  • Jammu and Kashmir: Kashmiri Pandits hit out at Pakistan and separatists Yesterday

    Jammu: Kashmiri Pandits (KP) on Friday hit out at Pakistan over its objection to settlement of the community in Kashmir, saying it has no locus-standi to dictate terms to India. The KPs also said that if separatists and mainstream political leaders of Kashmir decide when and how KPs settle, the Pandit...
  • BJP launches mass-contact drive in Kashmir Valley Yesterday

    Srinagar: In its attempt to make inroads in Kashmir Valley, BJP in Jammu and Kashmir on Friday launched a week-long mass-contact programme from Anantnag district, for the first time since joining the PDP-led government. To connect with the people and grass-root level workers, 'Maha Sampark' programme was launched on Friday...
  • Kashmiri Pandits, Muslims, Sikhs all part of J&K's demography: Central government 2 days ago

    Slamming Pakistan for criticising the idea to resettle Kashmiri Pandits and other religious minorities in colonies in Jammu and Kashmir, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said that Pakistan should not interfere in India's internal matters. In a forceful assertion, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said the Kashmiri Pandits along with Muslims...
  • Pakistan bid to fuel separatism in Kashmir keeps border hot: BSF 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Pakistan's "implicit bid" to fuel separatism in Kashmir is keeping the India's border with the neighbouring country "alive and dangerous", the top commander of Border Security Force (BSF) said in New Delhi on Thursday. "Pakistan's strategy of waging proxy wars, neighbouring areas flourishing as markets for arms and drugs,...
  • India must set up anti-terrorism ministry: Experts 6 days ago

    Jammu: A team of security experts on Sunday said there was a need to strengthen the anti-terrorism mechanism in the country and the Union government must set up a separate "anti-terrorism ministry". "The Union Home Ministry is already overburdened and there is an immediate need to establish a full-fledged anti terrorism...
  • Six missing as taxi falls into river in Jammu April 25, 2015

    Jammu: Six people were missing while six people were rescued on Saturday after their taxi fell into a river in Jammu and Kashmir's Ramban district, police said. "A taxi went out of the driver's control at Mehad (Ramban) on the Jammu-Srinagar highway and plunged into the roaring Chenab river this morning,"...
  • J&K: All four convicts who raped and killed Tabinda Gani in Kupwara in 2007 given death sentence April 24, 2015

    Kupwara: All four convicts in the rape and murder of 13-year-old school girl Tabinda Gani in Kupwara have been given death sentence by a local court in Jammu and Kashmir. The brutal rape and murder took place eight years back in 2007 when the four men brutalised the teenager when...
  • Kupwara: Sentencing of four convicts in Tabinda Gani rape and murder case today April 24, 2015

    Kupwara: Eight years after the brutal rape and murder of 13 year old school girl Tabinda Gani in Kupwara, a local court will handover the quantum of sentence to four convicts. Gani was abducted, raped and brutally murdered by four men in 2007 in Kupwara in Kashmir. The family of...
  • Government should deport separatists to Pakistan: RSS April 23, 2015

    Jammu: RSS on Thursday came down hard on separatists raising pro-Pakistan slogans, saying they should be deported to Pakistan. "Those who are chanting pro-Pakistan slogans, especially the separatists along with their families, the government of India shall not allow them to live on the soil of Indian nation," Senior RSS leader...
  • Hardline separatist Masarat Alam booked under Public Safety Act April 23, 2015

    Srinagar The Jammu and Kashmir government on Thursday booked hardline separatist Masarat Alam under the Public safety Act (PSA) and shifted him to a jail outside the Valley. "Yes, PSA warrants were issued against Masarat Alam on Wednesday and the warrants were executed on Thursday. He is being shifted for detention...
  • While acting like Dharmaraja or Yudhisthira at Center, is BJP Dhritharashtra in Jammu and Kashmir? April 21, 2015

    Ever since the Narendra Modi government took over there has been a sea change in the governance of the country. The government has brought in a sense of purpose, speed and efficiency. Right in the beginning, the Prime Minister himself arranged a bus load of senior bureaucrats for a meeting with...
  • Salman Khan's 'Bajrangi Bhaijaan' shoot helps as well as hurts Jammu and Kashmir tourism April 20, 2015

    Pahalgam: Bollywood superstar Salman Khan is all set to begin his first ever film shooting schedule in Kashmir this week with 'Bajrangi Bhaijaan', directed by Kabir Khan. Salman, who arrived in summer capital Srinagar two days back, is staying with Kabir and the other members of the film unit at the...
  • Protesters burn Indian flag in PoK against crackdown on separatists April 20, 2015

    Muzaffarabad: Hundreds of people in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir burnt India's flag on Sunday in protest against crackdown on separatists in the Indian side of the region. Protesters rallied under the banner of "Pasban-e-Hurriyat" (Protectors of Freedom) in Muzaffarabad, the capital of PoK. Many children also took part, displaying placards reading: "Go India Go...
  • BSF troops, terrorists exchange fire; infiltration bid foiled April 19, 2015

    Jammu: BSF troops on Sunday foiled an infiltration bid by a group of armed terrorists, who tried to enter the International Border in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir, a BSF official said. A group of suspected militants were spotted close to IB in forward area in Hiranagar sector of the...
  • Anti-India activities will not be tolerated in India: Rajnath Singh April 19, 2015

    Chandauli: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday said that any kind of anti-India activities will not be tolerated on the country's soil. He said this while addressing Kisan Mahapanchayat in his home district in Chandauli, his first visit to the place after taking over as the Union Home Minister. "I congratulate...
  • Jammu and Kashmir BJP skirts raking up controversies at party meet April 19, 2015

    Jammu: The ruling BJP in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday passed a resolution pledging to ensure rehabilitation of Kashmiri Pandits in the Valley but avoided any reference to recent controversies like on separate settlements for those displaced by militancy. In the first meeting of the BJP's state working committee after it...
  • Pakistan condemns arrest of separatist leaders in Kashmir April 19, 2015

    Islamabad: Pakistan on Sunday condemned the use of force by security forces against protesters in Kashmir and said the arrest of separatist leaders in the Valley is a matter of concern. "Pakistan is deeply concerned at the increase in systematic human rights violations in Kashmir. We condemn the brutal use of...
  • J&K: Mehbooba Mufti condemns killing of youth in Budgam April 19, 2015

    Srinagar: Ruling PDP president Mehbooba Mufti on Saturday strongly condemned the killing of teenager Suhail Ahmad Sofi in security forces firing at Narbal, saying it is a matter of grave concern that Standard Operation Procedure (SOP) was not followed while dealing with the protesters. "Now that FIR has been lodged in...
  • BJP should treat J&K government as a challenge and not be apologetic: Jitendra Singh April 19, 2015

    Katra: Asking the BJP leadership in Jammu and Kashmir to focus on fulfilling the expectations and aspirations of the people, Union Minister Jitendra Singh said instead of being apologetic about being in government with PDP, the party should treat it as a challenge. "Instead of being apologetic, we should treat it...
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  • Tension grips Kashmir, 2 policemen arrested for killing a teenager during pro-Masarat Alam rally April 18, 2015

    Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Police on Saturday admitted that security personnel violated the standard operating procedure while firing at a mob in Narbal village of Budgam district. Two police officers have been arrested and the government has ordered a magisterial probe into the firing at a mob protesting against the...
  • J&K Government orders magisterial probe into killing of youth in Budgam district April 18, 2015

    Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir government has ordered a magisterial probe into the killing of a youth in firing by security forces during a protest demonstration in Budgam district on Saturday. Deputy Commissioner Budgam, Mir Altaf Ahmad, ordered the magisterial probe into the killing of Suhail Ahmad Sofi at Narbal village on...
  • J&K: Yasin Malik, Swami Agnivesh released from jail April 18, 2015

    Srinagar: Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front(JKLF) chief Yasin Malik and social activist Swami Agnivesh have been released from jail. They were held by police while marching towards Narbal where a youngster was killed on Saturday morning. A youngster succumbed to his injuries after the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) opened fire at...
  • J&K: Yasin Malik, Swami Agnivesh arrested while marching towards Narbal April 18, 2015

    Srinagar: Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front(JKLF) chief Yasin Malik and Arya Samaj leader Swami Agnivesh have been arrested while marching towards Narbal where a youngster was killed on Saturday morning. Malik is also on a 30-hour long hunger strike against the government's supposed rehabilitation programme for Kashmiri Pandits. He wants them to...
  • JKLF chief Yasin Malik says no to Kashmiri Pandits enclaves, wants them back in their original homes, sits on hunger strike April 18, 2015

    Srinagar: Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front(JKLF) chief Yasin Malik on Saturday started a 30-hour long hunger strike against the government's supposed rehabilitation programme for Kashmiri Pandits. He wants them to return to their original homes in the valley. "We won't allow separate colonies for Kashmiri Pandits. We want them to stay with...