Tag: J&K

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,...

Phase 2 of DDC elections in J&K: All Kashmir booths sensitive as 43 seats go to polls today

SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir administration has made elaborate arrangements for the smooth conduct of the second phase of the District Development Council (DDC) elections...

All educational institutions to remain closed across J-K till year end

Jammu: Issuing fresh COVID-related guidelines, the Jammu and Kashmir administration on Sunday said all educational institutions would remain closed till December 31 while no fresh...

PAGD nominates 27 candidates for first phase of DDC polls in J&K | India News

SRINAGAR: The People’s Alliance for Gupkar Declaration, an amalgam of seven regional parties, nominated 27 candidates on Thursday for the first phase the of District...

Mufti accuses Centre of creating pressure cooker like situation in Jammu & Kashmir

Jammu: PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti on Friday attacked the Centre over the abrogation of Article 370, saying the suppression of people’s voices had created a...

Congress J&K chief distances from Mehbooba Mufti stand on tricolour, asks her to ‘look within’ PDP

NEW DELHI: Congress’ J&K unit president Ghulam Ahmad Mir has reminded PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti’s two party colleagues are Members of Parliament, where the Tricolour...

Won’t contest polls till Jammu and Kashmir’s special status is restore, says Mehbooba Mufti

SRINAGAR: People’s Democratic Party president Mehbooba Mufti has said she won’t touch any other flag until the erstwhile constitution and flag of Jammu and Kashmir...

Ahead of the polls, BJP trains its guns on RJD candidates’ criminal history, tie up with CPI

NEW DELHI: As Prime Minister Narendra Modi begins his campaign in Bihar this week, the BJP is likely to latch onto issues such as the...

Leh gears up for hill council election; Aam Aadmi Party latest to throw hat in the ring

SRINAGAR: Leh is preparing for the Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council (LAHDC) elections scheduled for October 22, ahead of which both the BJP and Congress...

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...

Russia pulls up Pakistan for diluting SCO spirit through fabricated map at NSA meet

New Delhi: Pakistan was pulled up by both India and Russia for showcasing map with false territorial claims at SCO NSA meet following which NSA...

Zojila Pass tunnel: Megha Engineering lowest bidder for Zojila tunnel, quotes Rs 4,509 cr for project

NEW DELHI: Megha Engineering & Infrastructure Ltd (MEIL) emerged as the lowest bidder for the prestigious Zojila Pass tunnel to provide all-year connectivity between Jammu...

View: Early for govt to pat its back for absence of upsurge in the wake of of revocation Article 370

By Avinash Mohananey It came as a huge surprise to those who have dealt with or were posted in Kashmir in security establishments when the...

Jammu & Kashmir notifies RERA

NEW DELHI: Jammu & Kashmir has notified the implementation of the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act, paving the way for property development in the...

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...

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...