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“Part-time militants”: Security forces face new challenge in Kashmir

Security forces in Kashmir are facing a new challenge on the militancy front — the presence of “hybrid” militants who are not listed as ultras...

Want to remove ‘Dilli ki duri’ as well as ‘Dil ki duri’ with JK: PM Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said he wanted to end ‘Dilli ki duri’ as well as ‘ ki duri’ with Jammu and Kashmir, which...

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...

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...

Around 200 terrorists active in J&K; another 250 in launch pads across LoC: DGP

Around 200 terrorists are active in Jammu and Kashmir while intelligence inputs suggest that another 250 are waiting in launch pads across the border, Director...

Annual Amarnath yatra to start on June 28, registration from April 1

The annual 56-day Amarnath yatra will commence on June 28 with all COVID-19 protocols in place, and culminate, as per the tradition, on the day...

Twitter Faceoff: US democracy watchdog downgrades India to ‘partly free’; how Twitter reacted | India News

NEW DELHI. US-based think tank Freedom House’s annual report on political rights and civil liberties has lowered India’s status from “free” in 2019 to “partly...

India tells Pakistan to stop state-sponsored cross-border terrorism | India News

GENEVA: India said on Tuesday that Pakistan, a country in dire economic situation, should stop state-sponsored cross-border terrorism and end institutionalised violation of human rights...

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...

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....

Militancy remains a magnet for J&K Youth despite Covid pandemic

NEW DELHI: Jammu and Kashmir saw a sharp increase in local youths taking to militancy in 2020 despite Covid-19 restrictions and clampdown by security forces,...

India deplores ‘false assertions’ in UK Parliament Kashmir debate | India News

LONDON: India has expressed its dismay at some of the parliamentarians who participated in a debate on Kashmir in the Houses of Parliament complex in...

kashmir: PM Modi fixes fresh deadlines for 6 infra projects in metros and Jammu & Kashmir

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has fixed fresh deadlines for six major infrastructure projects in major metros including Delhi and Mumbai as well as...

As security forces tighten noose, Pak-based terror groups resort to cyber recruitment in J&K: Officials | India News

SRINAGAR: Pakistan‘s intelligence agency and terror groups are now carrying out recruitment in Jammu and Kashmir using applications in cyber and mobile space as direct...

Husband lost job in lockdown, Jammu mom turns bus driver | India News

NEW DELHI: 33-year-old Pooja Devi, who drove private taxis and lorries before her responsibilities as a mother to three kids confined her to teaching at...

Time has come for ‘Brand India’ to establish itself in global agricultural markets: PM Modi | India News

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said that time has come for “Brand India” to establish itself in the agricultural markets of the...

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...

PM Narendra Modi ‘most acceptable leader’ for majority of people from minority communities: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi | India News

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is the “most acceptable leader” for a majority of the people from minority communities and they admire him and...

NC, PDP, Cong befooling people in name of autonomy: Jitendra Singh

RAJOURI: Union minister Jitendra Singh on Thursday accused the National Conference, People’s Democratic Party and the Congress of befooling the people of Jammu and Kashmir...

‘Gupkar gang’ built palatial estates, Modi govt built bunkers for jawans at border: Anurag Thakur

JAMMU: Union minister and BJP leader Anurag Thakur on Tuesday targeted the People’s Alliance for Gupkar Declaration (PAGD) and alleged that the “gang” built big...

kashmir: Mission Kashmir: Will the ballot beat the bullet this time in J&K?

PS Sudan, 79, who runs an arms and ammunition business in downtown Jammu still remembers the 1964 rally that Sheikh Abdullah addressed in Doda. The...

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,...

Second phase of DDC polls underway in J&K

Over 23 percent voters exercised their franchise in the initial hours of polling for the District Development Council (DDC) elections on Tuesday in Jammu and...

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...

How Indian forces foiled Jaish attack planned by Masood Azhar’s brother | India News

NEW DELHI: The four terrorists who were gunned by security forces during an encounter in Jammu & Kashmir‘s Nagrota on Thursday were tasked by the...