JAMMU AND KASHMIR

  • Navjot Singh Sidhu's convoy attacked by stone-pelters in Jammu 17 minutes ago

    Jammu: BJP leader Navjot Sidhu's convoy was on Thursday attacked by unidentified assailants who pelted the cars with bricks and stones, leaving his driver injured at Bhor camp on the outskirts of Jammu city, police said. Sidhu was campaigning in the Bhor camp area for the party candidate from Gandhi Nagar...
  • J&K polls: Campaigning for final phase ends with 213 candidates in fray on 20 seats 5 hours 11 minutes ago

    Jammu: After a record turnout of voters in the previous four phases, high-voltage campaigning for the fifth and final leg of Assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir, to be held on December 20, ended on Thursday, with a number of high-profile candidates, including Deputy Chief Minister Tara Chand, trying their...
  • J&K: Security forces gun down one terrorist in Kupwara 15 hours 19 minutes ago

    Jammu: One terrorist has been killed in a gunbattle with security forces in Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir. The brief encounter lasted for nearly an hour. The security forces launched an operation in Bazpora area of Kupwara on Thursday morning following information about presence of terrorists there, a police official...
  • J&K: Encounter on in Kupwara, 2-3 terrorists likely to be trapped 15 hours 52 minutes ago

    Jammu: Yet another gunbattle is underway between terrorists and security forces in Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir. Two-three terrorists are likely to be holed up. The police have area cordoned off the area. There have been no reports of casualties so far from either side. The attack comes just...
  • BJP won Lok Sabha polls on communal polarisation: Rahul Gandhi Yesterday

    Gandhi Bani(Kathua): Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday said that BJP succeeded in winning Lok Sabha polls by playing the communal card and even public failed to comprehend the fact. "BJP had succeeded in winning Lok Sabha elections based on communalism and even public failed to recognise the fact," Rahul told...
  • Omar government failed on all fronts: Mufti Mohmmad Sayeed Yesterday

    Kalakote (Rajouri): Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Tuesday attacked Omar Abdullah government saying it has failed on all fronts as a result the Centre, instead of sanctioning relief funds to the state government for flood victims, directly sent to them. PDP Patron Mufti Mohmmad Sayeed while addressing an election rally here...
  • Ranji Trophy Group A, Round 2: Tamil Nadu get past Jammu & Kashmir at a canter on Day 3 2 days ago

    After humbling big boys Mumbai in their opening encounter, Jammu and Kashmir failed to weave their magic once again as they lost to Tamil Nadu by 277 runs on the third day of the Group A Ranji Trophy cricket match. Chasing a mammoth 409 for a win in the four-day encounter...
  • Jammu and Kashmir faced discrimination in the past, says PM Modi 2 days ago

    Jammu: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said there was a feeling among the people of Jammu region that they have been discriminated against and have not been given their rightful share in development. "I have worked for my organisation for many years in Jammu and Kashmir. Whenever I would come...
  • NC derailed peace process along the International Border: Mufti 3 days ago

    Jammu: PDP patron Mufti Mohammad Sayeed on Sunday accused the ruling National Conference in Jammu and Kashmir of derailing the peace process between India and Pakistan. "The present regime led by National Conference (NC) has derailed the process of peace along the International Border. It is very unfortunate that the...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy 2014-15, Round 2, Day 2 3 days ago

    (For updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day one roundup: Uttar Pradesh medium-pacers continuously came back to check Madhya Pradesh on the opening day of the Group A Ranji Trophy match on Sunday. Left-arm spinner Rakesh Dhruv scalped four batsmen as Vidarbha bundled out Punjab for 195 on...
  • Ballot is our reply to Pakistan bullet: Residents of border hamlets 4 days ago

    Samba: Shattered and forced to leave their homes due to repeated ceasefire violations from across the IB, residents of villages in the border district who came out in large numbers to cast their votes on Sunday said they have answered the Pakistani bullets with their ballots. "The ballot is our reply...
  • CM's religion is not important, his vision and personality is, says Arun Jaitley 4 days ago

    During 4th phase of elections in Jammu and Kashmir, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said, "CM's religion is not important, his vision and personality is." ...
  • Assembly elections: Voter turnout dips to 49 per cent in J&K, Jharkhand records 61 per cent voting 4 days ago

    New Delhi: In the fourth phase of polling on Sunday, while voter turnout in Jammu and Kashmir dipped to 49 per cent as compared with the earlier three phases, Jharkhand recorded a relatively decent turnout with 61 per cent voting in the Naxal-affected constituencies. The voting in the two states...
  • Assembly elections: overall 49 per cent polling registered in J&K 4 days ago

    Srinagar: Defying separatists' boycott call and chilly weather, voters came out in good numbers on Sunday to record a 49 per cent turnout in the fourth and penultimate phase of Jammu and Kashmir Assembly elections that involved 18 seats. The polling in the four districts--Srinagar, Anantnag,...
  • J&K Assembly elections: FIR registered against BJP's Shopian candidate for thrashing a voter 4 days ago

    Srinagar: An FIR has been registered against the BJP candidate from Shopian Javed Aahmad Qadri who got into a brawl with a voter Srinagar on Sunday. Qadri allegedly thrashed the voter inside a polling station in Jammu and Kashmir. Qadri thrashed an unidentified person in presence of the polling staff...
  • Conventional arithmetic will not work in J&K polls: Arun Jaitley 4 days ago

    Jammu: Seeking a mandate in favour of BJP in Jammu and Kashmir, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday said that conventional poll arithmetic in the state would not work in this election, maintaining the ground chemistry has changed. "When there is a change in the ground chemistry, the conventional arithmetic does...
  • J&K elections: BJP candidates get into fracas at polling booths 4 days ago

    Srinagar: BJP candidate from Shopian Javed Ahmad Qadri on Sunday was caught on camera assaulting a man in a polling booth, while another candidate Hina Bhat allegedly slapped an election official claiming irregularities. Qadri thrashed an unidentified man claiming he had entered the polling booth without a voter slip at Moochwad...
  • J&K polls: BJP poster girl in Kashmir Hina Bhat allegedly slaps polling officer, another candidate thrashes voter 4 days ago

    Srinagar: In an embarrassment to Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP), its poster girl in Kashmir valley and Amria Kadal candidate Hina Bhat on Sunday allegedly slapped an on-duty Polling Officer in uptown Chanapora. Sources said Hina entered into a heated argument with the polling staff at a polling station in Chanapora in...
  • J&K elections: BJP's Hina Bhat slaps polling officer, another candidate thrashes voter 4 days ago

    Srinagar: BJP candidate from Jammu & Kashmir's Shopian constituency Javed Ahmad Qadri on Sunday allegedly thrashed a voter inside a polling station. Qadri thrashed an unidentified man in presence of the polling staff inside the polling station at Moochwad in south Kashmir Shopian district claiming that he had entered the booth...
  • Assembly elections live: J&K records 49 per cent polling overall, says Election Commission 4 days ago

    Voting to begin in the fourth phase of Assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir. ...
  • Fourth phase of Assembly elections in Jammu & Kashmir, Jharkhand today 4 days ago

    Ranchi/Srinagar: Voting for 18 Assembly constituencies in Jammu & Kashmir and 15 seats in Jharkhand takes place in the fourth phase of Assembly elections in the states on Sunday. In the penultimate round of the five-phased elections in J&K, the fate of 182 candidates including two chief ministerial aspirants and Speaker...
  • Live: High turnout of 61 per cent in Jharkhand, while polling dips to 49 per cent in J&K 4 days ago

    Voting to begin on Sunday in the fourth phase elections of the states Jammu & Kashmir and Jharkhand. ...
  • Jammu and Kashmir elections: NC, PDP in a close contest in both Shopian and Wachi 5 days ago

    Shopian: The twin constituencies of Shopian and Wachi will vote along with 16 other seats of Jammu and Kashmir in the fourth phase of Assembly elections on December 14. Situated in South Kashmir Valley, both the seats are in Shopian district which is famous for its apples and walnuts, and...
  • Survey of India files complaint against Google maps for wrong depiction of India's boundaries 5 days ago

    Dehradun: Survey of India on Saturday filed a complaint with police against Google maps for alleged wrong depiction of India's international boundaries. Dalanwala Police station in charge Anil Kumar Joshi said that the Survey of India, in its complaint, said that Google maps is depicting India's international boundaries in a "wrong"...
  • PM Modi attacks, Congress, NC, asks people to punish offenders 5 days ago

    Kathua/Rajouri: Projecting BJP as a fresh alternative to other parties which have ruled Jammu and Kashmir, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday urged voters to dump the "three offenders"-- National Conference, PDP and Congress--in the Assembly polls for a better life. Taking a swipe at Congress, he...
  • J&K people have shown their faith in Indian democracy: PM Modi 5 days ago

    Kathua: Terming the ongoing Assembly election as "historic", Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said people of Jammu and Kashmir have shown their faith in Indian democracy by participating in large numbers in the polls which the world is closely watching. "People of Jammu and Kashmir have shown full faith in...
  • Suicide attempt victims need counselling not punishment: PM Modi 5 days ago

    Kathua: With the government deciding to decriminalise attempt to suicide, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said those who take the extreme step of ending their life need counselling and not punishment. "Why does a person commit suicide? The person who attempts suicide does not need punishment but counselling and empathy,"...
  • J&K elections: Next government depends on 4th phase; Mufti, Omar, 3 other ministers in the fray 5 days ago

    Srinagar: As many as 14.73 lakh voters will get to decide the fate of 182 candidates, including chief ministerial candidates of arch-rivals National Conference (NC) and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), the Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly Speaker and three ministers, who are in the fray in 18 constituencies in the...
  • Narendra Modi attacks, Congress, National Conference, asks people to punish offenders 5 days ago

    Kathua: Projecting BJP as a fresh option in Jammu and Kashmir, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Congress "sneaks" into every government that is formed in the state but attacks these dispensations just before elections. Blaming Congress, NC and PDP for the problems in the state, he asked people to punish all...
  • Srinagar: Despite boycott calls, terror threats, voters upbeat about polls 5 days ago

    Despite boycott calls and threat from terrorists, voters in Jammu and Kashmir are upbeat about the elections. "Everything is going on very smoothly. And I can say, what I have experienced in the last few years, the people are going to come out on their own, not by force," say...