Tag: J&K

Kargil: Battle of routes in Ladakh as taxi drivers from Kargil not allowed to ply in Leh; hunger strike continues

The Taxi drivers in Kargil district of Ladakh have been on a hunger strike for over a week now, as they aren’t allowed to run...

Amarinder Singh meets health minister, seeks increase in COVID-19 vaccines for Punjab

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Wednesday met Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya and sought urgent vaccine supplies following which the minister ordered an immediate increase...

Illegal gun licences: CBI raids 40 places, officials’ homes in Jammu and Kashmir

The Central Bureau of Investigation on Saturday conducted searches at around 40 locations across Jammu & Kashmir including the residence of senior IAS officer Shahid...

Delimitation Commission preparing draft report after J&K visit

Nearly a fortnight after its maiden visit to Jammu and Kashmir, the Delimitation Commission has started working on a draft report on the proposed new...

J&K parties’ 370 stand to decide direction of talks

The key question at the prime minister’s Jammu & Kashmir all-party meeting on Thursday is whether all political stakeholders, barring of course the BJP, are...

Kashmir: Businesses demand phased opening from June

The business community in Kashmir has demanded phased opening of markets from June stating that the continuous lockdown due to Covid19 has pushed the population...

J&K administration terminates services of three government employees

The Jammu and Kashmir administration has terminated the services of three government employees, including a Naib tehsildar and an assistant professor, last week “in the...

Centre asks Union territories to ramp up testing; augment lab, hospital infrastructure | India News

NEW DELHI: Union home secretary Ajay Kumar Bhalla, who reviewed the Covid situation in Union territories (UT) along with health secretary Rajesh Bhushan on Tuesday,...

J&K: Educational institutions shut till mid-May, curbs on gatherings amid spike in COVID-19 cases

In a series of measures aimed at preventing the spread of COVID-19 infection, the Jammu and Kashmir administration on Sunday ordered the closure of all...

No redemption in J&K’s situation unless Centre revokes erstwhile state’s special status: NC

The National Conference (NC) on Sunday said there can be no trade-off between the political aspirations and the development ambitions of the people of Jammu...

National climate vulnerability assessment identifies eight eastern states as highly vulnerable

The National climate vulnerability assessment report released today by Department of Science and Technology has identified Jharkhand, Mizoram, Orissa, Chhattisgarh, Assam, Bihar, Arunachal Pradesh, and...

On CEC’s Table: High-voltage polls, J&K delimitation

While Sushil Chandra, an Indian Revenue Service officer with 39 years of work record, is familiar with the matters of election finance, it is the...

Kashmir biggest draw for domestic tourists post corona-induced lockdown | India News

NEW DELHI: Vibrant tulips spread over hundreds of acres, verdant golf courses and the snow-capped Himalayas of Jammu and Kashmir made the hill region one...

12 militants, Territorial Army man and a former policeman killed in Kashmir in last 72 hours

In the last 72 hours, 14 persons including 12 militants, a former special police officer and a Territorial Army man were killed in separate operations...

J&K Police averted Pulwama-like suicide attacks in south Kashmir: IGP Kashmir | India News

SRINAGAR: J&K Police on Wednesday claimed to have averted a series of potential Pulwama-type terror attacks planned by Lashkar-e-Taiba and Jaish-e-Mohammad after arresting seven newly...

Retired from Rajya Sabha not politics, will continue my fight for JK statehood: Ghulam Nabi Azad

Asserting that he had retired only from Rajya Sabha and not politics, Senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad Saturday expressed a resolve to continue his...

Indo-Pak ceasefire along LoC will have no bearing on counter-terrorism operations in J&K: Army

The Army‘s northern commander Lt Gen Y K Joshi on Saturday said the agreement between India and Pakistan to strictly adhere to the ceasefire pact...

HC grants bail to labour rights activist Naudeep Kaur, released from Karnal jail

Labour rights activist Naudeep Kaur was freed on bail Friday by the Punjab and Haryana High Court, which said slapping charges like attempt to murder...

Now is the time to restore statehood in Jammu and Kashmir, says Apni Party’s Altaf Bukhari

In a telephonic interview with Prerna Katiyar, Altaf Bukhari blames the People’s Alliance for Gupkar Declaration (PAGD) and BJP equally for the mess in Kashmir....

CRPF mulls inducting its women warriors into anti-Naxal commando force | India News

NEW DELHI: CRPF is “favourably considering” inducting its women warriors in the force’s elite CoBRA ‘commando’ battalions that specialise in anti-Maoist operations. The force, as...

Families of three youth killed in encounter in Kashmir claim they were civilians

SRINAGAR: Family members of three youth killed in an encounter in HMT area on the outskirts of Srinagar on Wednesday claimed that they were civilians,...

Centre should listen to the voice of people of J&K: Omar Abdullah | India News

SRINAGAR: The Centre should listen to the people’s voice against the abrogation of Article 370 since it has itself termed the DDC polls as a...

J-K DDC polls: Gupkar alliance bags 82 seats, leading in 30; BJP opens account in Kashmir

The seven-party Gupkar alliance led by Farooq Abdullah was ahead in the seat tally in the maiden District Development Council polls in Jammu and Kashmir...

50% voting in fourth phase of DDC polls

In the fourth phase of district development council (DDC) elections on Monday, 50.08% voting was recorded across Jammu and Kashmir, with Kashmir recording 31.95% votes...

kashmir: Election Commission has taken steps for safety of all candidates: J&K EC KK Sharma

J&K Election Commissioner KK Sharma has been in the hot seat since the DDC elections began on November 28. In an interview with Prerna Katiyar,...