Tag: Jammu and kashmir

Jammu and Kashmir may get advanced drone shield

(This story originally appeared in on Jul 07, 2021) With drones emerging as a serious security threat in Jammu & Kashmir, the central security establishment...

Pakistan-based terror groups behind weapons, narcotics dropped by drones in Jammu and Kashmir: DGP

Asserting that Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) outfits are behind the dropping of arms, IEDs and narcotics by drones in Jammu and Kashmir, Director...

Farooq Abdullah holds consultations with NC leaders from Jammu over meet with PM

National Conference (NC) president Farooq Abdullah on Wednesday held consultations with his party leaders from Jammu over the Centre’s invite to mainstream political parties in...

Recovery of ‘sticky bombs’ indicates initiation of new phase of terrorism in Jammu and Kashmir: Officials

The recovery of ‘sticky bombs‘ from Samba sector in this region last month has set alarm bells ringing within the security establishment in Jammu and...

Farooq Abdullah: Abdullah requests PM to restore 4G internet in J&K; prays for success of COVID vaccine

Jammu: National Conference (NC) president Farooq Abdullah on Sunday requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to restore 4G mobile internet services in Jammu and Kashmir as...

PM Modi’s ‘aatmanirbhar’ strategy has put Jammu and Kashmir on superhighway of growth: Anurag Thakur

Jammu: Union minister Anurag Thakur on Tuesday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi has made Jammu and Kashmir a key priority area in his strategy for...

UAE’s Lulu group to set up food processing centre in Jammu and Kashmir

DUBAI: The UAE-based Lulu Group International has announced a plan to set up a food processing centre in Srinagar for sourcing a wide range of...

26.02 per cent votes polled till 11 am across Jammu and Kashmir

Jammu: Over 26 per cent turnout was recorded till 11 am in the fourth phase of District Development Council (DDC) elections in Jammu and Kashmir...

Officer shortage in J&K compels Centre’s hand

New Delhi: The Centre is working on various inter-ministerial proposals to resolve civilian manpower shortage in Jammu and Kashmir, including getting back officers deputed to...

Security being used as pretext to impede, customise democracy in J&K: Farooq Abdullah | India News

SRINAGAR: The PAGD continued on Saturday with its tirade against the administration of its candidates being allegedly prevented from campaigning and security used as a...

Amid talk of rift, Farooq gives Mehbooba Mufti free hand in alliance seat-sharing | India News

SRINAGAR: The newly formed People’s Alliance for Gupkar Declaration (PAGD) on Sunday authorised PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti to choose which seats her party would like...

Non-domicile subjects of Jammu & Kashmir are entitled to file RTIs related to UT: Jitendra Singh | India News

NEW DELHI: Non-domicile or non-state subjects of Jammu and Kashmir are entitled to file RTI applications related to issues of the Union Territory (UT), Union...

We have not authorised Farooq Abdullah to announce its alliance with PAGD: Congress

NEW DELHI: The Congress said on Monday that it has not authorised National Conference leader Farooq Abdullah to announce its alliance with the People’s Alliance...

Alliance to fight devpt council polls jointly in J&K | India News

SRINAGR: The recently-constituted Peoples’ Alliance for Gupkar Declaration (PAGD), an amalgam of seven regional parties including CPM and CPI, on Saturday unanimously decided to contest...

Jammu and kashmir: Congress brass favours participation in first J&K polls after Article 370

New Delhi: The Congress leadership appears to be in favour of its Jammu and Kashmir party unit participating in the just-announced election to the recently-constituted...

Jammu and kashmir: Political parties in Jammu and Kashmir slam Centre’s move to repeal the land laws

Srinagar: Political parties in the Valley slammed the Centre’s move to repeal the land laws of Jammu and Kashmir, with the newly formed People’s Alliance...

Seven held for cross-border smuggling of narcotics | India News

JAMMU: Jammu and Kashmir Police on Saturday claimed to have cracked cross-border smuggling of narcotics and arms and ammunition with the arrest of seven persons...

By end 2023, go from Delhi to Katra in less than 7 hours | India News

NEW DELHI: By 2023 Diwali, people can travel by road from Delhi to Katra (Maa Vaishno Devi) via Amritsar in less than seven hours. The...

India’s Covid-19 count at 66,23,816, toll at 1,02,685 | India News

NEW DELHI: With a spike of 74,442 new Covid-19 cases on Monday, India’s coronavirus count crossed the 66-lakh mark, the Union Ministry of Health and...

Geneva event highlights positive impact of J & K’s new domicile policy

NEW DELHI: Jammu and Kashmir Study Center organized an event on the sidelines of the ongoing 45th session of United Nations Human Rights Council in...

CAG pulls up former J&K govt on non-transparent expenditure

NEW DELHI: Non-transparent expenditure by the Jammu and Kashmir government “does not give a fair picture of its accounts”, said the Comptroller and Auditor General...

I-T dept unearths tax evasion and unexplained investments amounting to Rs 50 cr in J-K

Search and seizure operations by the income tax department in Jammu & Kashmir in two separate cases unearthed tax evasion and unexplained investments amounting to...

CRPF duo injured in Anantnag grenade attack | India News

SRINAGAR: Two CRPF troopers were injured in a grenade attack by terrorists in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Wednesday evening. In north Kashmir’s Kupwara district,...

2 militant hideouts busted along LoC in Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla, arms recovered

SRINAGAR: Two militant hideouts were busted along the Line of Control (LoC) in Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir and a huge cache of arms...

India crosses 80,000 cases in a day, first country to do so | India News

NEW DELHI: India added a record 80,092 fresh Covid cases on Sunday, becoming the first country in the world to cross the 80,000-mark in one...