Kashmir

  • Centre needs to get state report to declare J&K floods as national disaster: BJP 39 minutes ago

    Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir government will have to submit a report about the devastation caused by the September floods to the central government for it to consider declaring the natural calamity as a national disaster, the state unit of BJP said on Thursday. "There is a procedure. A report, about...
  • Pak says Kashmir a 'legal issue', demands plebiscite 2 hours 16 minutes ago

    Islamabad: Needling India, Pakistan on Thursday asserted that Kashmir is a "legal issue" and must be resolved through plebiscite as per the aspirations of the Kashmiri people. At the weekly briefing in Islamabad, Foreign Office spokesperson Tasnim Aslam also made it clear that Indo-Pak talks were not a substitute to the...
  • J&K: Six civilians injured in Pak firing in Poonch 3 hours 44 minutes ago

    Jammu: Six civilians including two women were injured and six houses partially damaged during shelling by Pakistani troops on border hamlets along the Line of Control in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said on Thursday. After over a month-long lull, Pakistani troops on Wednesday night resorted to firing by...
  • J&K: Pak Army violates ceasefire, fires at Indian posts in Poonch -1480707531 minutes ago

    Poonch: The Pakistan Army on Wednesday violated the ceasefire and fired at Indian posts in Sabzia area of Mandi sector in Poonch. The firing continued from both sides. There was no report on casualties or injures. "Pakistani troops resorted to unprovoked firing and mortar shelling in three forward areas along LoC in...
  • BSP for early Assembly polls in Jammu and Kashmir 2 days ago

    Jammu: Bahujan Samaj Party on Tuesday called for early elections in Jammu and Kashmir and asked the Election Commission to hold assembly polls well before the tenure of the present assembly ends. "The Party has asked the election Commission of India for early elections in J&K quite well before the...
  • PDP demands inquiry into J&K's flood management 3 days ago

    Srinagar: Opposition PDP on Monday demanded a high-level inquiry into the management of recent floods in Jammu and Kashmir saying it needs to be conclusively established whether every effort was made to save the summer capital and other areas from the deluge. "The sequence of events would suggest that the...
  • J&K: NC seeks 'massive' funding for reconstruction work 3 days ago

    Jammu: Expressing concern over loss of life and property due to floods and landslides in the state, the National Conference on Monday sought a massive central assistance for rehabilitation of flood victims and reconstruction of damaged infrastructure. "We seek a massive central assistance for rehabilitation of flood sufferers and reconstruction...
  • CM Omar Abdullah hopes PM Modi will go beyond norms to help flood-hit J&K 3 days ago

    Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Monday expressed hope that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will go beyond norms for the sake of rehabilitating flood affected people of the state. "I am hopeful that Prime Minister of India will go beyond norms in supporting...
  • Jammu and Kashmir government hopeful Centre will approve flood spill channel projects 3 days ago

    Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir government on Monday expressed hope that the Centre will approve its Rs 2,200-crore project for construction of a second flood spill channel that will be able to handle the kind of water discharge witnessed during the recent floods which claimed more than 280 lives and destroyed...
  • PM Narendra Modi overshadowed Nawaz Sharif at UN: Pakistani daily -1691077131 minutes ago

    Islamabad: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's speech at the United Nations General Assembly was everything his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif's was not, said a Pakistani daily on Monday. An editorial "Modi at the UN" in the Daily Times said: "Modi continued his charm offensive in the west with a speech to the...
  • Sonia, Rahul Gandhi to visit flood-hit Jammu & Kashmir today 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Almost a month after the disastrous floods struck Jammu and Kashmir, Congress president Sonia Gandhi and party vice president Rahul Gandhi will reach out to people in the state during their two-day visit starting on Monday. "Sonia and Rahul are visiting J&K on a two days visit from Monday...
  • Sure of Centre's support after Modi's reference to floods in UNGA address: Omar Abdullah January 16, 1410

    Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Sunday said he has no doubt that his flood-hit state will get the Centre's support in reconstruction works as Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a pointed reference to the natural calamity in his address to the UN General Assembly. "I have no...
  • BSP hopeful of playing major role in government formation in J&K 4 days ago

    Jammu: Claiming that BSP will play a major role in the formation of the next government in Jammu and Kashmir, the party on Sunday said it will provide a corruption-free government to the people of the state. "If BSP is voted to power, the people of the state will see a...
  • Volunteer groups start clean-up drive in Kashmir Valley 4 days ago

    Srinagar: With the civic authorities crippled by the recent floods, volunteer groups here have started their own clean-up drive in the Kashmir Valley. Nissar Ahmad Dar and Mehrajuddin Ganiae are leading an initiative to clean the Doodhganga stream of the garbage dumped by floods at three bridges within a span of...
  • Meeting of Pakistan High Commission with Hurriyat leaders was ill-timed: Sartaj Aziz 4 days ago

    New York: Hours after Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke at the UNGA and said that India is ready for talks with Pakistan, but not under the shadow of terror, Pakistan's National Security and Foreign Affairs Adviser Sartaj Aziz said that they regretted the meeting with Hurriyat leaders. "In this case perhaps,...
  • In the Kashmir issue we stand by PM Modi, says Salman Khurshid 4 days ago

    In an interview to CNN-IBN, Congress leader Salman Khurshid said that Pakistan was a tough customer and India needs to deal with them. "Let us do this with dignity. Pakistan has been a betrayer for years now. In the Kashmir matter, the entire country stands together," said Khurshid. ...
  • Public sector insurance companies deploy 279 teams in Kashmir 4 days ago

    Srinagar: Reaching out to the flood-hit people in Kashmir valley, Public Sector Insurance Companies has deployed 279 survey teams in valley, where 7,668 claims have so far been lodged with companies by the people. As many 279 survey teams have been deployed in the valley by these Public Sector Insurance...
  • J&K: Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 on richter scale hits Indo-Pak border 4 days ago

    New Delhi: An earthquake of 4.6 magnitude on the Richter scale occurred on the Indo-Pak border region of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday. According to the Indian Meterological Department, the quake struck at 9.52 pm. The depth of the earthquake was 10 km below the surface, IMD said. ...
  • Willing to resolve Kashmir issue with Pakistan but without the threat of terror: PM Modi at UNGA 4 days ago

    United Nations: With a firm resolve and avoiding a war of words with Pakistan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi reaffirmed that India is prepared to work towards resolving the Kashmir issue with the neighbouring country in a serious bilateral dialogue and a peaceful atmosphere, which should be without the shadow of...
  • J&K government's ex-gratia relief package insufficient: PDP 5 days ago

    Jammu: Opposition PDP on Saturday termed the Jammu and Kashmir government's ex-gratia relief package for the houses fully damaged by the floods as insufficient, saying the devastation needs to be responded with extraordinary measures. "The state government's ex-gratia relief package for the houses fully damaged by the devastating floods is...
  • Army Public School opened in Srinagar 5 days ago

    Srinagar: Army Public School in Srinagar has resumed normal operations after the flood water was drained out from the Cantonment area, a defence spokesman said on Saturday. "Army Public School Srinagar at Badami Bagh Cantonment opened for Classes IX to XII on September 18 and Classes I to VIII on...
  • Centre, states need better coordination to handle flood: Kiren Rijiju 5 days ago

    Guwahati: Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju on Saturday said that there should be better and faster coordination between the central and state agencies in handling floods, besides strengthening of disaster forces. After doing an aerial survey of flood-hit Goalpara, Kamrup Rural and Dhubri districts in...
  • J&K: People block arterial roads for delay in dewatering of flooded areas 5 days ago

    Srinagar: A number of people, mostly women, blocked many arterial roads in protest against alleged lack of concern of officials in dewatering the flooded areas in the city, the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir. Dozens of residents, mostly women, hailing from Maisuma and Koker Bazaar localities near Lal Chowk...
  • College donates Rs 1.5 lakh towards Jammu and kashmir flood relief 5 days ago

    Coimbatore: The city-based Rathinam College on Saturday handed over a cheque for Rs 1.5 lakh to the District Collector, Archana Patnaik, towards the Jammu and Kashmir Flood Relief Fund. The amount, contributed by the students, was handed over by the students' representatives and Chief Executive Officer of the college, an official...
  • J&K flood victims grateful to Sikhs for shelter at gurdwaras 5 days ago

    Srinagar: Hundreds of flood-victims in Jammu and Kashmir who found shelter at various gurdwaras across the the state are grateful to the Sikh community for their contribution in the rescue efforts. Abdul Rasheed has been staying in Gurudwara Shaheed Bunga for past 17 days ever since he along with his family...
  • Srinagar’s business hubs lie desolate after catastrophic floods 5 days ago

    Srinagar: Even after three weeks of an unprecedented flood in the Kashmir Valley, summer capital Srinagar's once busiest markets and streets were deserted on Saturday. In the fashionable Residency Road and Lal Chowk markets, commuters, shoppers and shopkeepers used to curse the unending traffic jams in the city. Today, they are...
  • Nawaz Sharif's speech on Kashmir has imprints of Pakistan military hawks: Congress 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Criticising Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for raising the Kashmir issue in United Nations General Assembly, the Congress on Saturday said his speech had "imprints" of Pakistani military hawks as he and his government were "under siege" in Islamabad. The party said thar it was "unbecoming" of the Pakistan...
  • India should not respond to Pakistan's Kashmir provocation in UN: Alvi 5 days ago

    Congress leader Rashid Alvi on Saturdayy said, "A reply will give importance to Pakistan PM's statement at United Nations General Assembly, we must ignore his statement." ...
  • BJP: No point raising Kashmir at UNGA 5 days ago

    BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra slammed Pakistan premier Nawaz Sharif on Saturday saying that there was no point raising the topic of Kashmir at UNGA since Jammu and Kashmir is an issue where there are only two stakeholders involved, but for the sake of answering, the MEA will give an answer...
  • India will set the record straight on Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif's Kashmir remarks in UN, says MEA 5 days ago

    New York: After Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif raked up the Kashmir issue at the United Nations General Assembly in New York, Ministry of External Affairs said that India will use its right to reply and set the record straight on the floor of the UN. The MEA said, "The Prime...