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Jammu and Kashmir: 1 polling officer killed, 5 injured in militant ...
Srinagar, Apr 24 : One polling officer was killed five others were injured in a militant attack in Kashmir as the state of Jammu and Kashmir underwent voting for the Lok Sabha election.
Sluggish voting in Jammu and Kashmir
Srinagar, Apr 24 : Amid separatist sponsored strike, recent militant strikes and massive deployments reported from the four districts making up South Kashmir Lok Sabha constituency, poling had a modest start on Thursday.
Poll official killed, five injured in Kashmir guerrilla attack
Srinagar, April 24 : One polling officer was killed and five others were injured Thursday in an attack by separatist guerrillas on a polling staff party in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district, police said.
Millions vote in seventh phase of Indian election
New Delhi, April 24 : Barring the Kashmir Valley, millions voted Thursday across a dozen states in India to elect 117 MPs even as the BJP's prime ministerial nominee Narendra Modi filed his nomination in Varanasi, turning the Hindu holy city into a sea of saffron.
Stone pelting prevents voters from reaching Anantnag booths
Anantnag, April 24 : Stone pelting by irate protesters in many places in south Kashmir's Pulwama district of this Lok Sabha seat Thursday prevented voters from reaching polling stations.
UPA has to pay price for things not done, says Farooq
Srinagar, April 23 : Union minister and former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Farooq Abdullah Wednesday said the UPA will have to pay the price for things it should have done but did not do.
All polling stations in Anantnag declared hyper-sensitive
Anantnag, April 23 : All 1,615 polling stations in Anantnag Lok Sabha constituency in Jammu and Kashmir have been declared "hyper-sensitive" following terror strikes Monday in which three people were killed, officials here said Wednesday.
Jammu and Kashmir attacks: 25 sarpanches resign publicly
Srinagar, Apr 23 : As many as 25 sarpanches have publicly resigned in South Kashmir days after a Congress sarpanch was killed in Pulwama district, said reports.
Kashmir police officer arrested for taking bribe
Srinagar, April 22 : Jammu and Kashmir's anti-corruption organization Tuesday arrested a police officer while he was accepting a bribe of Rs.5,000, an official said.
Life returns to normal after strike in Kashmir
Srinagar, Apr 22 : Life returned to normal today in the Kashmir valley, where general strike was observed on a call by breakaway Hurriyat Conference (HC) against the arrest of hundreds of separatist leaders and supporters, opposing parliamentary elections being held in three phases from April 24.
Vote against NC-Cong candidates, AJKPC urges people not to resign
Srinagar, Apr 22 : Urging members not to resign in panic in the wake of recent killings by gunmen in south Kashmir, All Jammu and Kashmir Panchayat Conference (AJKPC) said the ruling National Conference (NC) and Congress alliance government has turned a "blind eye towards our problems".
Vote NC-Cong candidates to strengthen secular democratic India, CM
Anantnag, Apr 22 : Appealing for wholehearted support to the National Conference-Congress coalition candidates in the current Lok Sabha elections, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today said every vote cast in the favour of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) would favour Narendra Modi and ...
EC practicing double standards in Jammu and Kashmir: PDP
Srinagar, Apr 22 : Alleging that Election Commission (EC) was practicing double standards in Jammu and Kashmir, main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) said the EC has turned a blind eye to the loss of innocent lives in Kashmir.
IAF airlifts pregnant women, injured man from cut off area
Srinagar, Apr 22 : Army and Indian Air Force (IAF) airlifted a pregnant woman and an injured man from cut off border area of Gurez in north Kashmir.
CPI(M) condemns killing of headman, Sarpanch and his son in Kashmir
Srinagar, Apr 22 : The Communist Party of India (M) has strongly condemned the killing of village headman, a sarpanch and his son in south Kashmir district of Pulwama late last night.
Campaigning ends in Anantnag, marred by killing of 8
Anantnag, Apr 22 : Electioneering, marred by killing of eight persons, including two Lashker-e-Toiba (LeT) militants and as many police personnel, ended this evening in this south Kashmir constituency, spread over four districts of Anantnag, Shopian, Kulgam and Pulwama.
Acts of terrorism meant to scare away voters: Omar Abdullah
Srinagar, April 22 : Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Tuesday condemned the killing of three people in south Kashmir's Pulwama district asserting that the act of terrorism was meant to scare away voters.
A keen contest for Kashmir's Anantnag Lok Sabha seat
Anantnag, April 22 : Opposition PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti is locked in a bitter electoral battle with ruling NC candidate Mehboob Beg in this south Kashmir Lok Sabha constituency.
Jammu and Kashmir: Congress sarpanch, 2 others killed
By Saleem Iqbal Qadri, Srinagar, Apr 21 : Just before elections on Apr 24, unidentified gunmen shot dead a Congress sarpanch, his son and Nambardar in two separate attacks at Tral area of south Kashmir's Pulwama district late Monday evening, official said.
Cellular firm has no idea about Pashmina, stop ad, says Kashmir
Jammu, April 21 : Jammu and Kashmir Monday asked the central government to stop an advertisement by a popular cellular company that shows a Pashmina shawl passing through a finger ring, saying it was not a confirmatory test for testing the quality of such shawls.
Two village headmen shot dead in Kashmir
Srinagar, April 21 : Two sarpanches (village headmen) of adjoining villages in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district were shot dead by separatist guerrillas in separate attacks Monday evening, police said. The son of the sarpanches was also killed.
L K Advani's website hacked
By Saleem Iqbal Qadri, Srinagar, Apr 21 : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L K Advani's official website was hacked on Monday by some unknown hackers- writing the message of Free Kashmir on the portal.
Kashmir observes shutdown over separatist detentions
By Saleem Qadri, Srinagar, Apr 21 : A shutdown is observed in Kashmir valley against the arrests and house detentions of separatist leaders and activists since past days.
Separatist shutdown partially affects life in Srinagar
Srinagar, April 21 : A separatist called shutdown partially affected life in Jammu and Kashmir summer capital Srinagar on Monday.
SC should order BJP leader Giriraj's arrest: Soz
Srinagar, April 20 : Jammu and Kashmir Congress chief Saifuddin Soz Sunday demanded suo motu notice by the Supreme Court of the "brazen violation" of the model code of conduct by BJP leader Giriraj Singh who said those opposing Narendra Modi should be sent to Pakistan.
File FIR against Kishtwar police chief, directs poll official
Jammu, April 20 : In a significant development, a poll official in Jammu and Kashmir's Kishtwar district Sunday directed the local police to register an FIR against its district chief chief for creating misbehaving with him and thus hindering the poll process.
NC is a public movement: Omar
By Saleem Iqbal Qadri, Srinagar, Apr 20 : Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah who is also Working President of the National Conference on Sunday reminded the people of the great sacrifices rendered by the National Conference and its leadership to highlight the cause of the State and its ...
Omar asks Geelani to identify Modi "emissaries"
New Delhi, Apr 20 : After Separatist Hurriyat (G) chairman Syed Ali Geelani claimed that Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi had sought his support in solving the Kashmir issue by sending emissaries, Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah has now asked ...
Modi wrong person to handle Kashmir issue: K.C Tyagi
New Delhi, Apr. 19 : Janata Dal (United) leader K.C Tyagi on Saturday said Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi is not the right person to handle Kashmir, and added that the latter is an expert in politicizing every issue.
Mirwaiz slams Geelani
By Saleem Iqbal Qadri, Srinagar Apr 19 : Asking Kashmiri separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani to come out from his 'Holier than Thou' stance, All Parties Hurriyat Conference Chairperson Mirwaiz Molvi Muhammad Umar Farooq in an open attack on Geelani Saturday said that he is trying to exhibit an ...