Jammu and Kashmir

Mehbooba chairs security meet amid spiralling protests

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

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Amid spiralling student protests in Kashmir, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today discussed the security situation in the Valley with the top brass of army, police and other agencies. The chief minister chaired the meeting of Unified Headquarters, the multi-agency security body, here, officials said. ALSO READ: Govt assures action for ‘cold-blooded murder’ in Sukma Top officials …

CPI (M) terms Centre’s Kashmir policy ‘complete failure’

Monday, April 24, 2017

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The Kashmir policy of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led Central Government is a complete failure, the Communist Party of India (Marxist) alleged on Monday. The Left party’s allegation came after Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Rajnath Singh here on Monday to chalk out a …

J&K: PDP leader Abdul Gani Dar shot dead

Monday, April 24, 2017

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People’s Democratic Party (PDP) leader Abdul Gani Dar, who was attacked by terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Monday, has succumbed to his injuries. The PDP district president of Pulwama was declared dead as soon he was brought to the hospital. This was the second attack on PDP leaders in last two weeks. …

Kashmir unrest: J&K Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti meets PM Modi

Monday, April 24, 2017

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New Delhi: Amid turbulent atmosphere in the Valley, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti met Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday to discuss the situation and possibly formulate a solution. Besides her meeting with the Prime Minister, the Chief Minister will also meet Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh. Speaking to media after meeting, J&K Chief Minister said: “I …

300 WhatsApp groups used to mobilise stone-pelters in Kashmir

Monday, April 24, 2017

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In a latest revelation, nearly 300 WhatsApp groups were being used to mobilise stone-pelters in Kashmir to disrupt security forces’ operations at encounter sites, of which 90 per cent have been shut down, a police official said on Sunday. Each of these 300 WhatsApp groups had around 250 members, the official said while explaining how …

Budgam: Two terrorists neutralised, gunbattle underway

Saturday, April 22, 2017

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A massive gunbattle is underway in Budgam district of Jammu and Kashmir, where two terrorists have been neutralised by security forces. ALSO READ : Delhi Court To Hear National Herald Case Today The encounter broke out in Budgam’s Hayatpura, when terrorists opened fire on the security forces, leading to a fierce exchange between both sides. The …

BJP-PDP leaders meet to discuss Kashmir unrest

Friday, April 21, 2017

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With the Jammu and Kashmir Government led by Mehbooba Mufti drawing sharp criticism in wake of the recent unrest in the Valley, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Ram Madhav on Friday held a meeting with Finance Minister and People’s Democratic Party (PDP) leader Haseeb Drabu to discuss the future strategy. The meeting assumes significance as …

Colleges remain closed for third day in Kashmir

Thursday, April 20, 2017

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Srinagar: Classes in colleges across Kashmir remained suspended as a precautionary measure for the third consecutive day today in wake of the students’ protests against the alleged high-handedness of security forces. The teaching work in all colleges across Kashmir Valley remained suspended for the third day following orders to this effect issued by Divisional Commissioner, …

Kashmir situation intensifies results in suspension of mobile internet services

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

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The tension in the Kashmir Valley triggered and as a result, there is a sudden suspension of mobile internet services. The situation led the officials to order a shutdown of 3G and 4G services until further notice and a closure of universities, colleges and higher secondary schools in Kashmir on April 18. According to the report, …

Meet Rubiya Sayeed- The Kashmiri female cricketer breaking stereotypes

Monday, April 17, 2017

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Anantnag: Kashmiri girls, who are on a streak of making the nation proud through their feats, continue to register victories in academics as well as the field and Rubiya Sayeed is one among them. The first-ever Kashmiri girl from Badasgam of Anantnag district in south Kashmir, Rubiya, recently participated in North Zone women’s team organised …

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