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Gunfight in Jammu hours ahead of Modi's arrival
Jammu, Nov 28 : Heavy firing exchanges between the security forces and a militant started Friday morning near the international border in Jammu and Kashmir, hours ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit here.
12 states to set up solar parks, ultra mega solar projects: Goyal
New Delhi, Nov 27 : Twelve states have agreed to set up of solar power parks and ultra mega solar projects totalling 22,100 MW capacity, including a 7,500 MW park to be set up in Leh and Kargil in Jammu and Kashmir, Power Minister Piyush Goyal told parliament said Thursday.
Arnia encounter still ongoing: MoS Defence
New Delhi, Nov. 27 : Minister of State for Defence Rao Inderjit Singh on Thursday evening confirmed that the gun battle between militants and security forces at the Pindi post of Jammu and Kashmir's R S Pura Sector is still going on.
BSF confirms death of three civilians in Arnia encounter
RS Pura (Jammu and Kashmir), Nov. 27 : The Border Security Force (BSF) on Thursday confirmed that three civilians and three militants had lost their lives, while three Army men were left injured in the ongoing gun battle between militants and security forces at the Pindi post of Jammu and Kashmir's ...
10 killed in Jammu gunfight ahead of Modi visit
Jammu, Nov 27 : Ten people, including four civilians, were killed in fierce gun battles in Jammu and Kashmir Thursday when security forces took on infiltrating guerrillas, just a day ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the state, officials said.
Budgam firing: Guilty will be taken for court martial, says Kadyan
New Delhi, Nov. 27 : Former Deputy Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. (retired) Raj Kadyan, on Thursday said that nine army men, including a Junior Commissioned Officer (JCO) of 53 Rashtriya Rifles, indicted for killing two teenagers in Jammu and Kashmir's Budgam district earlier this month will be ...
Govt. monitoring encounter in Arnia Sector, says Rajnath
New Delhi, Nov. 27 : Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday said the government is keeping an eye on the encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Arnia Sector.
One killed in encounter between militants, security forces in Jammu ...
RS Pura (J-K), Nov. 27 : A soldier has reportedly been killed in a gun battle between the militants and security forces in Pindi post of Jammu and Kashmir's RS Pura sector today.
BJP welcomes Omar Abdullah's appreciation of PM Modi's foreign policy
New Delhi, Nov. 27 : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday welcomed Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah's praise for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's foreign policy, saying he has acknowledged the reality that the latter has emerged as a major voice on the global political platform.
Budgam firing: Army indicts nine soldiers for teenagers' death
New Delhi, Nov. 27 : The Army on Thursday indicted nine soldiers, including a Junior Commissioned Officer (JCO) of 53 Rashtriya Rifles, for killing two teenagers in Jammu and Kashmir's Budgam district earlier this month.
Eight killed in gunfight near Jammu border
Jammu, Nov 27 : Eight people, including three civilians, were killed when the security forces took on infiltrating militants in Jammu and Kashmir Thursday, police said.
Eight dead as Jammu gunfight ends
Jammu, Nov 27 : A fierce gun battle between the security forces and militants near the international border in Jammu and Kashmir ended Thursday afternoon, killing eight people, including three civilians and an army soldier, police said here.
Seven die in Jammu gunfight
Jammu, Nov 27 : Seven people, including three civilians and an army soldier, were killed in a fierce gun battle between the security forces and militants near the international border in Jammu and Kashmir Thursday, police said here.
Kashmir's meagre saffron production spikes prices
By Vishal Gulati, Srinagar, Nov 27 : More than 70 percent of Kashmir's saffron cash crop, one of the costliest spices of the world, has lost its purple bloom this season due to the hostile weather. Its prices have increased 60 to 80 percent.
Soldier killed in Jammu gunfight; Omar says no coincidence
Jammu, Nov 27 : A soldier was killed in a fierce gun battle Thursday between the security forces and militants near the international border in Jammu and Kashmir following which the chief minister said the attack can't be a coincidence.
Rain, snowfall forecast in Jammu and Kashmir
Srinagar, Nov 27 : Higher reaches in Jammu and Kashmir are likely to receive snowfall Thursday, while light to moderate rainfall is expected in its plains during the next 24 hours, the Met Office here has forecast.
One soldier killed in Jammu gunfight
Jammu, Nov 27 : A soldier was killed Thursday in an ongoing gunbattle between security forces and separatist guerrillas near the international border in Jammu and Kashmir, police said.
Gunfight in Jammu as militants enter India from Pakistan
Jammu, Nov 27 : A gunfight broke out Thursday when separatist guerrillas who sneaked into India from Pakistan were accosted by security forces at the border in Jammu and Kashmir, police said.
Between choices and conflicts, Mirza Waheed's novel seeks love
By Shilpa Raina, New Delhi, Nov 27 : Not every individual in Kashmir in the early 1990s turned against the army driven by political vendetta. There were many who rebelled because it was hard for them to accept the killings and disappearance of people they knew.
Nine soldiers indicted for Kashmir killings
Srinagar, Nov 27 : Nine soldiers have been indicted for killing two youth in Jammu and Kashmir's Budgam district Nov 3 and will face court martial, the army said here Thursday.
Modi to campaign in Jammu Friday
Jammu, Nov 27 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi will arrive here Friday to address election rallies ahead of the second phase of Jammu and Kashmir polls.
Army foils infiltration bids on LoC in Jammu
Jammu, Nov 27 : Army has foiled two infiltration bids on the line of control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir during the last 48 hours.
No intelligence inputs on ISIS trying to gain ground in Kashmir: ...
New Delhi, Nov. 26 : Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju has said that there are no intelligence inputs that Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) is trying to gain ground among the youth in Kashmir.
Article 370 should be permanent feature of constitution: NC manifesto
Srinagar, Nov 26 : Jammu and Kashmir's National Conference Wednesday said article 370 should become a permanent feature of the Indian constitution and the party would fight to safeguard this provision giving special status to the state.
Omar wants India-Pak issues to be resolved
Srinagar, Nov. 26 : Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said on Wednesday that he wanted issues between India and Pakistan to be resolved at the earliest.
High voter turnout success of democracy: Omar
Srinagar, Nov 26 : Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister and working president of the National Conference (NC) Omar Abdullah Wednesday said the high voter turnout in the state assembly polls is a success of democracy.
Huge voter turnout is a positive sign of India's democracy, says ...
New Delhi, Nov. 25 : Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday lauded the high voter turnout in the first phase of the assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir and Jharkhand, stating that it is an indicator of the strength of India's democracy. "The huge voter turnout in Jammu and Kashmir and ...
Assembly polls: Jammu Kashmir, Jharkhand witness increase in voter ...
New Delhi, Nov. 25 : Over 70 percent polling was recorded on the first day of the polling in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday. The polling percentage, which is higher as compared to both the Lok Sabha elections held earlier this year and the previous state assembly polls, is likely to go up.
Election Commission bans exit polls in Jharkhand, J-K
Ranchi, Nov.25 : The Election Commission has banned exit polls of any kind in poll-bound Jharkhand and Jammu and Kashmir.
Ganderbal voters say boycotting of polls not an option
Ganderbal (J-K), Nov. 25 : Voters in Jammu and Kashmir's Ganderbal District said boycotting elections is never beneficial.