Tag: Jammu and kashmir

Rs 1,200-crore plan to hook up Nubra, Zanskar in Ladakh to national grid | India News

NEW DELHI: The government is implementing a Rs 1,200-crore project to hook up Nubra valley in the country’s northern tip, and Zanskar, among the least-explored...

Over a year after Gupkar declaration, parties in Kashmir resolve to fight for special status

SRINAGAR: Political parties in Kashmir on Saturday unanimously resolved to fight for restoration of the special status of Jammu and Kashmir as it existed pre-August...

New J&K Guv stresses on zero tolerance for corruption, promotion of youth-centric policies | India News

SRINAGAR: Spelling out the contours of his model of governance, newly appointed Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir, Manoj Sinha, has stressed on zero tolerance...

ET Analysis: Why Manoj Sinha has his task cut out

New Delhi: The appointment of former Union minister Manoj Sinha, a heartland politician who enjoys the trust of the political leadership in Delhi, as the...

Empowering panchayati raj institutions our biggest dream: J-K Lieutenant Governor | India News

JAMMU: The Jammu and Kashmir administration will focus on strengthening and empowering panchayati raj institutions in the coming days to address issues of misgovernance and...

Jammu and kashmir: J&K polls can happen anytime, Assembly has to be reconstituted: G C Murmu, first Lieutenant Governor, J&K

It is one year since the central government revoked the special status granted to Jammu and Kashmir under Article 370 of the Constitution through a...

‘Centre’s actions have globalised Kashmir issue’ | India News

SRINAGAR: Centre’s actions — nullification of J&K’s special status and bifurcation of the erstwhile state — have “internationalized” the Kashmir issue to the detriment of...

Govt focuses on healthcare, employment and ease of governance in J&K | India News

SRINAGAR: A year after the abrogation of special status to the erstwhile state, the focus of Jammu and Kashmir administration has been on ten fields,...

Bar defectors from holding public office for five years, says Kapil Sibal | India News

NEW DELHI: Elected representatives should be barred from holding public office for five years and from contesting the next election if they defect, senior advocate...

PIL in J&K HC seeks to declare Hindi as official language of Union Territory | India News

NEW DELHI: A public interest litigation (PIL) has been moved in Jammu and Kashmir High Court seeking directions to declare Hindi as the official language...

Suspended cop Devender Singh shared ‘sensitive’ info with Pak High Commission: Officials

NEW DELHI: Suspended Deputy Superintendent of Jammu and Kashmir Police Devender Singh allegedly shared information including “sensitive” particulars with his contacts at the Pakistan High...

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurates six strategic bridges along Pakistan border

NEW DELHI: Strengthening connectivity in sensitive border areas close to the International Border and Line of Control with Pakistan in Jammu and Kashmir, six strategic...

Highways ministry ups border roads upkeep funds by 4 times

NEW DELHI: In a significant ramp up in the context of the ongoing border standoff with China, the road transport and highways ministry has increased...

Fresh ‘unlock 2’ guidelines in J&K; religious places to remain closed | India News

JAMMU: Fresh guidelines under the “unlock 2” phase came into effect in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday with the Union Territory administration deciding against opening...

Civilian, CRPF man killed in J&K terror attack from inside mosque | India News

SRINAGAR: Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorists hiding in a mosque ambushed a CRPF patrol at Model Town in north Kashmir’s Sopore on Wednesday, killing a head constable and...

Hurriyat failed miserably in its mission, Geelani said in letter: J&K DGP | India News

SRINAGAR: Director general of J&K Police, Dilbagh Singh on Tuesday said former Hurriyat Conference chairman Syed Ali Shah Geelani had admitted in a letter sent...

Survey: Nearly 65% elderly suffered loss of livelihood in Covid-19 lockdown | India News

NEW DELHI: Loss of livelihood due to circumstances arising out of Covid-19 pandemic is impacting many senior citizens who have no choice but to earn...

No COVID-19 case reported form forward areas in J&K and Ladakh: Army

JAMMU: Asserting that no COVID-19 case has been reported from any forward areas in the twin Union Territories of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh, the...

India Covid 19 cases cross 2.5L, toll 7k as malls, shrines set to open | India News

NEW DELHI: A day before malls, shrines and several other public places are set to open in many parts of the country, fresh Covid-19 infections...

Lockdown 5.0 starts tomorrow, here’s what it will look like in each state

Just after the Centre released guidelines for reopening the country after almost 70 days of a stringent nation-wide lockdown, several states across the country have...

Pak terrorist behind foiled Pulwama attack rerun is Jaish chief’s nephew | India News

SRINAGAR: The mastermind of the foiled car bomb attack targeting security forces in south Kashmir’s Pulwama was on Friday identified as a nephew of Pakistan-based...

Indian Army: Army Commanders deliberate on existing security challenges at 3-day conference

NEW DELHI: The apex leadership of the Indian Army deliberated on various aspects related to existing and developing security challenges, the Army said on Friday...

Lockdown impact: Jammu and Kashmir HC judges dealing with cases via landlines, mobile, WhatsApp

New Delhi: The unavailability of high speed internet has not deterred the Jammu and Kashmir High Court judges from dealing with cases amid the lockdown....

Mehbooba Mufti to form joint strategy with other stakeholders in Kashmir over abrogation of Article 370, after her release

SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir administration on Tuesday shifted former chief minister Mehbooba Mufti from a government lodge to her Fair View residence on Gupkar...