KASHMIR

  • J&K: 12 years on since 24 Kashmiri Pandits died in Nadimarg massacre 3 days ago

    Twelve years have passed since 24 Kashmiri Pandits in Pulwama District of Jammu and Kashmir were mercilessly gunned down by terrorists in 2003. After the Nadimarg massacre, the BJP and the RSS had blamed the 'pro-terrorism policies' of the PDP-led coalition government in which Congress was also a partner. The...
  • Pakistan plays separatist card, India underlines concerns on contentious issues 3 days ago

    Invited to celebrate Pakistan's National day, Kashmiri separatists landed up at Pakistan's high commission in New Delhi. PM Narendra Modi congratulated Pakistan but in the same breath reiterated India's red lines. India is making it clear that Pakistan can invite whoever they want for a party but Kashmir issue...
  • Not attending Pak National day celebration due to prior commitments: Masarat Alam 4 days ago

    Pakistan has invited seven separatist leaders from Jammu and Kashmir to attend the celebrations at the Pakistan High Commission. However, Pakistan envoy to India Abdul Basit has played down the controversy saying that the Indian government has no objection to the invite being issued. ...
  • Kathua encounter leaves bullet marks on walls of Rajbagh police station 1 week ago

    The encounter in Rajbagh Police Station in Kathua district has ended leaving six killed including three security personnel, two terrorists a policeman and a driver. The encounter which began in the wee hours of Friday has also left two injured. ...
  • Good if Amit Shah wants the resolution of Kashmir to be addressed: Imran Ansari March 19, 2015

    "I haven't heard BJP President Amit Shah's statement yet. But we welcome his remark, whatever he has said. Its a good begining, if he wants the resolution of Kashmir to be addressed," said Imran Ansari PDP Information Technology Minister. ...
  • J&K: BJP will not compromise national interest just to remain in power, says Amit Shah March 19, 2015

    "BJP will never compromise on national interest, merely to remain in power in Jammu and Kashmir. The J&K government has been formed only to solve Kashmir issue and I have full trust that we will find a solution. If not, then nobody can stop our party workers from leaving the...
  • Jammu-Srinagar highway blocked due to heavy rainfall, 2,000 truckers stranded March 16, 2015

    The snowfall and rains since last week in Kashmir forced closure of the Srinagar-Jammu National Highway even as air traffic remained suspended. Over 2,000 truckers stranded since last three days. ...
  • J&K government formation: RSS apprehensions have now been resolved, says Ram Madhav March 16, 2015

    After meeting with the RSS leaders, BJP leader Ram Madhav said that RSS concerns over BJP tie up with PDP in Jammu and Kashmir has been resolved. ...
  • BJP's only Muslim MLA in J&K wants Cabinet rank March 13, 2015

    Bharatiya Janata Party's only Muslim MLA Abdul Ghani Kohli in Jammu and Kashmir is appointed as Junior Transport Minister. He has asked for a Cabinet rank. Kohli said, "My community is not happy with my appointment as a Junior Transport Minister. My community feels I should be given a post...
  • I will not change my colours, says Masarat Alam March 12, 2015

    Jammu and Kashmir government has submitted its report to the Centre on top separatist leader Masarat Alam's release. In an interview to CNN-IBN Alam said the state government should not be given any credit for his release as it was only the result of a legal process. ...
  • Masarat Alam release: Didn't expect from PDP, says BJP leader Ashok Kaul March 10, 2015

    Reacting to separatist Masarat Alam's release by Jammu and Kashmir government, state General Secretary of BJP Ashok Kaul said that they are hurt by the issue. In an interview to CNN-IBN, he said, "We didn't expect this from the coalition government. We will try to ensure that the coalition does...
  • Can the BJP continue to stay in alliance with the PDP? March 9, 2015

    The Peoples Democratic Party on Monday hit back at Centre over the issue of release of Hurriyat leader Masarat Alam. Party sources said law and order is a state subject and there is no need to inform Prime Minister's Office for everything. ...
  • Opposition attacks Centre over the release of Hurriyat leader Masarat Alam March 9, 2015

    Leaders of opposition parties on Monday hit out at the Modi government on Parliament over the issue of release of Hurriyat leader Masarat Alam. ...
  • Unsatisfied with the report received from J&K over Masarat Alam's release, says Rajnath Singh March 9, 2015

    The row over the release of hardline Hurriyat leader Masarat Alam by Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed rocked Parliament on Monday. Home Minister Rajnath Singh said he is not satisfied with the report he has received from the state department. ...
  • Modi hits out at J&K CM Sayeed, says Centre not consulted, informed over Masarat Alam's release March 9, 2015

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi hit out at Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed for keeping the Centre as well as alliance partner in dark over the release of Hurriyat leader Masarat Alam. Modi said, "Jammu and Kashmir government neither consulted nor informed the Centre over release of Masarat...
  • BJP upset over Masarat Alam's release March 9, 2015

    In Jammu and Kashmir the newly formed PDP government is embroiled in yet another controversy. Alam, the alleged mastermind of the 2010 stone pelting incidents in which over 100 young men and boys were killed, walking out of Baramulla Jail has not gone down well with Peoples Democratic Party ally...
  • India @ 9 with Parikshit Luthra March 8, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Parikshit Luthra on India @ 9. ...
  • If government works well we can talk of joining NDA at Centre, says Haseeb Drabu March 5, 2015

    Jammu and Kashmir Finance Minister Haseeb Drabu has played down differences between PDP and BJP. He said, "If the government works well, we can even take a call on joining NDA at Centre to cement the coalition." ...
  • Lok Sabha members plea for special package as heavy rains damage crops across India March 3, 2015

    Just ahead of the summer months, the rain gods have brought the mercury levels down. Heavy snowfall in Jammu & Kashmir and showers in many parts of North India have brought temperatures down by 5-10 degrees. The weatherman has predicted more rains in the next 24-48 hours. ...
  • Truly hope PDP-BJP alliance works in Jammu and Kashmir: Omar March 3, 2015

    Just after entering into an alliance to form government in Jammu and Kashmir, the PDP has been embarrassing the BJP. It first thanked Pakistan and Hurriyat for peaceful polls in the state and then called the Afzal Guru hanging a 'travesty of justice', both statements which are against BJP's stand....
  • Mufti Sayeed's statement on J&K polls puts BJP in a spot March 2, 2015

    Leaving the BJP red faced, the new J&K CM Mufti Sayeed said that Pakistan and Hurriyat allowed peaceful elections in Jammu in Kashmir. The BJP is in a spot as on one hand the new government is taking a hard line on talking to the separatists and on the other...
  • Trying to resolve some last minute differences, says Ram Madhav February 21, 2015

    The Bharatiya Janata Party and Peoples Democratic Party are inching towards forming a government in Jammu and Kashmir, months after Assembly elections. Sources said on Saturday that the deal is almost done between the two parties and PDP patron Mufti Mohammed Sayeed is likely to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi...
  • J&K: 25 years after mass exodus, Kashmiri Pandits still struggle to survive January 19, 2015

    Twenty five years ago, after thousands of Kashmiri Pandits left their homes in Kashmir seeking safe haven in Jammu, people in resettlement colonies are still demanding more funds for rehabilitation. ...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories January 5, 2015

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay January 5, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: BSF jawan killed as Pakistan continues to violate the ceasefire January 5, 2015

    In a fresh ceasefire violation, Pakistan resorted to heavy firing on Monday in Hiranagar sector of Kathua district in Jammu and Kashmir killing one Border Security Force (BSF) soldier. ...
  • Citizen Journalist: Meet Mehak Zubair, the celebrity of the year 2014 December 29, 2014

    During the disastrous floods in Jammu and Kashmir in 2014, Mehak Zubair from Srinagar turned the Citizen Journalist and showed in detail of the floods and its aftermath. ...
  • J&K: PDP hints tie-up with BJP; demands assurance on Article 370, AFSPA December 27, 2014

    The People's Democratic Party has hinted that it is ready to tie up with Bhartiya Janata Party but it has demanded assurance on two contentious issues. First, the safeguard of Article 370 which grants special status to Jammu and Kashmir and the second, revocation of Armed Force Special Protection Act...
  • Newsmaker of the Day: Sajjad Lone December 26, 2014

    Ex-separatist leader and the newest legislator from Handwara, Sajjad Lone says people of Jammu and kashmir would benefit with a BJP CM as it would give the valley a vital link to the centre. ...
  • India @ 9 with Karma Paljor December 26, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Karma Paljor on India @ 9. ...