Talking to reporters in Srinagar, the former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister said that she won't raise any other flag (tricolour) until the state flag was allowed to be hoisted.
In her first appearance post release from a 14-month detention, Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister and PDP President Mehbooba Mufti on Wednesday chaired a meeting with the party leaders.
Zahid Nazir Bhat aka Zahid Tiger, a top commander of terror group Lashkar e Taiba killed along with one more militant in an encounter led by security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama on Saturday.
Two CRPF personnel were killed on Monday as terrorists opened fire in Pampore area of Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district.
An advocate Baber Qadri was shot at by unidentified terrorists in Srinagar's Hawal area. The incident took place just outside his home. Though advocate Qadri was rushed to a hospital but he succumbed to injuries.
Kashmiri Pandits along with BJP leaders in Kashmir observed 'Balidan Divas' on Monday as a tribute to the Kashmiri pandits who were killed during the terrorist attack. The day was observed for the first time in the last 30 years.
At least one army soldier was martyred and 2 others were injured in Pakistan ceasefire violation in Nowgam sector of north Kashmir on Saturday. The intermittent ceasefire violation was occuring from Pakistan side at Hardul sector (Nowgam LOC) Handwara of 17 Brigade.
The Jammu and Kashmir police and Army in a joint operation recovered two dead bodies from river Kishanganga at LOC in Gurez Sector of Bandipora North Kashmir. Ammunition including AK Magzine 04, AK RDS 116, 9 mm RDS 16, Grenade 01, W/set 01, Wrist watch 04 was found on the body of one.
A Kashmiri school teacher Roohi Sultana is among 47 recipients of the National Teachers Awards who received it on the occasion of Teachers Day. The awards was conferred by President Ram Nath Kovind through virtual mode due to the coronavirus pandemic.
An encounter broke out between security forces and militants in Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday, police said.
The Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) police have been at the forefront in the fight against terrorism in the newly formed union territory but there are modern challenges. Kashmir has been grappling with a lot of fake propaganda on social networking sites following which the Cyber Cell has swung into action. taking as many as 300 profiles under its radar while many have been called for questioning.
The Indian Army busted multiple hideouts along the Line of Control (LoC) in Kashmir and recovered a huge cache of arms and ammunition. The Army officials announced that on August 30, it detected the movement of suspicious persons in Rampur Sector, Baramulla district.
An encounter between terrorists and security forces is underway in the Pantha Chowk area on the outskirts of Srinagar.
At least 4 terrorists have been killed and one has surrendered in an encounter with security forces at Kiloora village in South Kashmir's Shopian district. More to follow.
High speed 4G mobile internet services in Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) have been restored from Sunday night onwards restored on a trial basis in two districts — Ganderbal and Udhampur — one each in Kashmir and Jammu divisions, over a year after the facility was suspended.
A video showing a horrific incident from Jammu and Kashmir's Pampore district has come to light. The video which is a CCTV recording shows an accident that took place on the Srinagar-Jammu highway resulting in the death of 2 people, while 2 others are injured.
A fire broke out at Sub-district hospital Tangmerg in district Baramulla on Saturday. A team of fire tenders have reached to the spot and are dousing the flames. The cause of the fire is not known yet.
Life as we know it has been brought to a standstill due to the unprecedented new norms put in practice by the coronavirus pandemic that began at the turn of the year, and has since had the whole world dancing to its tune of lockdowns and social distancing pretences. From a migrant labourer who walked a 1,000 km to reach his village at the onset of the lockdown to the political elite of the country who had to take the tough decision for the greater good, every life has been impacted by the pandemic. Kashmir has been no different.
On the auspicious occasion of Shravan Purnima, the custodian of the holy mace, Mahant Deependra Giri, along with other sadhus, travelled to the holy Amarnath Shrine for final Puja. He was airlifted from Srinagar via a helicopter. Traditional rituals and pujan were performed chanting Vedic Hymn at the holy shrine wherein Lord Shiva recounted ‘Amar-Katha’ to Goddess.
PUBG Mobile has become the cause of another suicide in the country owing to an increase in smartphone gaming addiction
Security forces on Wednesday arrested an associate of proscribed terrorist outfit Lashkar-E-Tayyeba in Jammu and Kashmir's Awantipora. The man helped terrorists in carrying out activities in Tral, Kakpora, Khreew and Awantipora.
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Secretary BVR Subramanyam on Saturday said that only 500 yatris will be allowed per day from Jammu in this year's Amarnath Yatra. The chief secreatary further said that SOP for testing of persons entering Jammu and Kashmir will be applicable to the yatris.
The encounter took place in Sugoo Handhama village in Shopian District. Identification of the slain terrorists is being carried out but as per credible sources, they belong to Hizbul Mujahideen and Lashkar-e-Tayyeba. One of the slain terrorists was a district commander of the Hizbul Mujahideen.
Militants shot dead a Kashmiri Pandit sarpanch near his residence in Lokbowan area of Anantnag, Jammu and Kashmir on Monday at around 6 pm.
Amarnath Yatra will begin from July 21, 2020 and continue till August 3. This year, the Amarnath Yatra will only be held for two weeks due to the outbreak of coronavirus, stated officials at the Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board (SASB).
A massive fire erupted at a building of the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) and HCC Quarters near Kishanganga damn site in north Kashmir's Gurez valley on Tuesday. Fire services were pressed into service. The situation is under control, officials said.
Two terrorists were killed after an encounter broke out on Saturday between security forces and terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district. The identification of the terrorists is being ascertained.
A major terror attack like 2019 Pulwama attack was averted in Jammu and Kashmir's Ayengund area of Rajpora after security forces neutralised an IED (Improvised Explosive Device) recovered from a car on Thursday. The J&K Police and bomb squad of the Army detected a Santro car fitted with explosives and destroyed it.
In another anti-terror operation, Budgam Police and Army's 53RR in a joint operation arrested a top Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terror associate Wasim Ganie of Beerwah along with three other Over-Ground Workers (OGWs) during cordon and search operations.
Two jawans of Border Security Force (BSF) were killed after terrorists attacked fired upon them at Pandach, the area outskirts of Srinagar, on Wednesday.
Top Hizbul Commander Junaid Sehrai killed on Tuesday during a 10-hours-long gun battle between security forces and militants in Jammu and Kashmir's Srinagar.
Terrorists on Saturday attacked a police naka party in Frisal Yaripora area of Kulgam district, Jammu and Kashmir, killing one police personnel.
The security forces on Saturday busted a terrorist hideout in the Budgam district in Jammu and Kashmir and arrested five terror associates including one over-ground Worker of Pakistan-backed terror group Lashkar-e-Toiba
An encounter broke out between militants and security forces in Yarmrach village of Yaripora belt in South kashmir's Kulgam district. Meanwhile, the firing has stopped and search operation is underway.
Pakistan has been exposed yet again after Syed Salahuddin claimed that Hizbul Mujahideen was behind the dastardly Handwara attack in Jammu and Kashmir. A video released by news agency ANI shows Salahuddin speaking to his followers claiming the Handwara terror attack.
In the two encounters, four militants were eliminated. One of them was identified as Riyaz Naikoo, masterminded behind the revival of Hizbul Mujahideen outfit in Jammu and Kashmir.