• Mixed reaction from J&K on Centre's delimitation plan

    Mixed reaction from J&K on Centre's delimitation plan

    India | February 20, 2020 14:42 IST

    The political parties in Jammu and Kashmir have given mixed reactions on the Centre's decision for beginning the process of delimitation of Assembly segments. While the ruling BJP has welcomed the move, most other political parties in the Union Territory have expressed apprehensions.

  • No relief for Omar Abdullah; SC seeks reply from J&K

    No relief for Omar Abdullah; SC seeks reply from J&K

    India | February 14, 2020 15:01 IST

    The Supreme Court on Friday sought reply from the Jammu and Kashmir government and other authorities on Sara Pilot's petition challenging the detention of her brother and former J&K Chief Minister Omar Abdullah.

  • Pakistan violates ceasefire along LoC in J-K's Poonch

    Pakistan violates ceasefire along LoC in J-K's Poonch

    India | November 20, 2019 20:59 IST

    The firing from across the border in Krishna Ghati sector started around 1645 hours and was retaliated by the Indian Army "befittingly", the official said, adding that the Pakistan army initiated the cross-border firing

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    Jammu: Security reviewed ahead of first 'Darbar Move' as UT

    India | November 03, 2019 19:40 IST

    Under the bi-annual 'Darbar Move', the government of Jammu and Kashmir functions for six months each in Srinagar and Jammu. This is the first 'Darbar Move' after the state's bifurcation into UTs -- Jammu and Kashmir, and Ladakh -- which came into existence on October 31

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    UN urges India to fully restore rights of Kashmiris

    World | October 29, 2019 18:34 IST

    Normal life remained disrupted in Kashmir for the 86th day on Tuesday following the August 5 decision to revoke Article 370 of the Constitution and bifurcate Jammu and Kashmir into two union territories. Markets remained closed while transport remained off the roads due to the clashes.

  • Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind wiped out from Kashmir: J&K DGP

    Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind wiped out from Kashmir

    India | October 23, 2019 15:29 IST

    All the three Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind militants killed were Kashmiris. The second militant killed was identified Naveed. Junaid, the third killed had his militant brother also killed in an encounter earlier.

  • With Patel in backdrop, PM talks Kashmir on birthday

    With Patel in backdrop, PM talks Kashmir on birthday

    India | September 17, 2019 16:11 IST

    Standing in vicinity of the Sardar Sarovar Dam, Modi said, "Country is witnessing fulfilment of Sardar Patel's dream of 'Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat'."

  • Shah Faesal withdraws plea challenging detention from Delhi HC

    Shah Faesal withdraws plea challenging detention from Delhi HC

    India | September 12, 2019 13:34 IST

    A bench of Justices Manmohan and Sangeeta Dhingra Sehgal allowed Faesal to withdraw his plea after his wife filed an affidavit in this regard.

  • Senior officers visit shelling-hit villages along LoC in

    Senior officers visit shelling-hit villages along LoC in Rajouri

    India | September 11, 2019 21:46 IST

    The team led by District Development Commissioner (DDC), Rajouri, Mohammad Aijaz Asad visited Deeing village and sanctioned additional underground bunkers for the safety of the local residents, an official spokesman said.

  • Pak violates ceasefire again in Rajouri

    Pak violates ceasefire again in Rajouri

    India | August 21, 2019 17:00 IST

    Pakistan initiated unprovoked ceasefire violation by firing small arms and shelling with mortars in Sunderbani Sector. The Indian Army retaliated with equal force.

  • Scrapping Article 370 freed us from slavery: West Pak

    Scrapping Article 370 freed us from slavery: West Pak refugees

    India | August 14, 2019 10:55 IST

    West Pakistan Hindu refugees, whose ancestors had migrated to India during the 1947 partition and settled in the Jammu region, were feeling stateless and cheated even after seven decades of living in Jammu and Kashmir.

  • Bareilly Jail prepared for J&K inmates month in advance

    Bareilly Jail prepared for J&K inmates month in advance

    India | August 13, 2019 11:16 IST

    Almost a month ago, much before Article 370 of the Constitution that gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir was abrogated, the authorities at the Bareilly District Jail in Uttar Pradesh were asked to make necessary preparation to house some "high-profile" prisoners.

  • Netizens warn of fake messages on property sales in Jammu

    Netizens warn of fake messages on property sales in Jammu and Kashmir

    India | August 06, 2019 23:37 IST

    In a big triumph for the government, both the Houses of the Parliament have passed the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Bill, 2019, and adopted the resolution to scrap Article 370 and Article 35A, paving way for bifurcation of the state into two Union Territories (UTs) -- Jammu and Kashmir with an Assembly and Ladakh sans one.

  • CWC takes up division of Jammu and Kashmir, Article 370's

    CWC takes up division of Jammu and Kashmir, Article 370's revocation

    India | August 06, 2019 23:18 IST

    The meeting was attended by outgoing Congress President Rahul Gandhi, UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, senior party leaders Ghulam Nabi Azad, Jyotiraditya Scindia, Ahmed Patel, Priyanka Gandhi, Harish Rawat, P. Chidambaram, A.K. Antony, Veerapa Moily, Deepender Singh Hooda and K.C. Venugopal, among others.

  • Government abused executive powers to tear apart J&K: Rahul

    Government abused executive powers to tear apart J&K: Rahul Gandhi

    India | August 06, 2019 17:20 IST

    Rahul Gandhi also alleged that leaders of political parties in Kashmir were jailed at secret locations, which was "unconstitutional and undemocratic", and demanded their immediate release. He said the move was "short-sighted and foolish" as it would allow terrorists to fill up the leadership vacuum created by the central government.

  • J&K's head chopped off; identity lost: Ghulam Nabi Azad on

    J&K's head chopped off; identity lost: Ghulam Nabi Azad on Kashmir resolution

    India | August 05, 2019 17:14 IST

    Various parties like the Congress, TMC, DMK, NCP, AAP, RJD and left parties opposed the said resolution as well as a bill to bifurcate the state into two union territories. Opposing the move, Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad said: "I had never imagined that the head of the state which is India's crown will be chopped off".

  • Put security forces on maximum alert: MHA to states, Union

    Put security forces on maximum alert: MHA to states, Union Territories

    India | August 05, 2019 15:59 IST

    The government has also told the state governments that "special care" should be taken of Jammu and Kashmir residents and students residing in their state. The government on Monday abolished Article 370 that gives special status to Jammu and Kashmir and moved a separate bill to bifurcate the state into two separate union territories of Jammu and Kashmir, and Ladakh. 

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    Vasundhara Masoodi named J&K women rights panel chief

    India | July 10, 2019 14:10 IST

    A Selection Committee was set up under Advisor, Khurshid Ahmad Ganai to recommend a suitable name for the position, and after "examining the relative merit of each nomination/application", it recommended Masoodi for the position

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    Media delegation meets with J&K Governor, shares perception of ground situation

    India | June 30, 2019 22:15 IST

    A delegation of journalists called on Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik on Sunday and shared with him their perceptions of the ground situation in the state.

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    Govt moves bill to provide reservation in jobs for people living on international border in J&K

    India | June 28, 2019 16:36 IST

    Home Minister Amit Shah has moved Jammu and Kashmir Reservation (Amendment) Bill 2019 in Lok Sabha. As per the new bill, people living along the International Border (IB) in Jammu and Kashmir will get benefits of reservation in direct recruitment, promotion, and admission in professional courses.

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