President approves governor’s rule in Jammu and Kashmir

President approves governor’s rule in Jammu and Kashmir

President Ram Nath Kovind today approved the imposition of governor’s rule in Jammu and Kashmir, a day after the BJP pulled out of its alliance with the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Jammu and Kashmir. Following the President’s approval, governor...
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Heavy rain, winds bring respite from heat across Kashmir, Hailstorm hits Baramulla

Heavy rain, winds bring respite from heat across Kashmir, Hailstorm hits Baramulla

Heavy rain accompanied by gusty winds in Kashmir today brought respite from the hot spell for the residents, bringing down the day temperature significantly. Heavy rain and gusty winds were reported from many parts of Kashmir where the maximum temperature...
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4 Cops, 12 Civilians injured in Shopian grenade attack: Police

4 Cops, 12 Civilians injured in Shopian grenade attack: Police

Police on Monday said that 16 persons were injured when militants lobbed a grenade at Batapora area of south Kashmir’s Shopian district. A police spokesperson said the grenade exploded inflicting injuries to several civilians and few policemen. He said the.....
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Ceasefire means no guns so use jeeps: Omar Abdullah

Ceasefire means no guns so use jeeps: Omar Abdullah

National Conference Working President Omar Abdullah on Saturday asked the Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti to explain if driving jeeps over protesters was the new standard operating procedure of her government. “Earlier they tied people to the...
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Internet suspended in Srinagar, Budgam after youth run over by CRPF vehicle dies

Internet suspended in Srinagar, Budgam after youth run over by CRPF vehicle dies

Mobile Internet service was suspended in Srinagar and Budgam districts early Saturday after a youth run over by a CRPF vehicle yesterday succumbed to his injuries. Kaiser Ahmed, 21, was ploughed down by the Central Reserve Police Force vehicle in...
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Four injured in twin grenade attacks in Anantnag and Pulwama

Four injured in twin grenade attacks in Anantnag and Pulwama

Militants carried out two grenade attacks on Friday in Anantnag and Pulwama districts of Jammu and Kashmir, including at the residence of ruling PDP MLA Mushtaq Shah, leaving four persons injured. Militants lobbed a grenade towards the residence of Tral...
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Former DSP, DIG among 5 held guilty in 2006 JK sex scandal

Former DSP, DIG among 5 held guilty in 2006 JK sex scandal

The CBI court on Wednesday pronounced its judgment in the 12-year-old Jammu and Kashmir sex scandal, holding five accused, including former DIG and DSP, guilty of rape and acquitting two. The quantum of sentence will be delivered on June 4....
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Venkaiah Naidu backs Centre on dialogue with Pakistan, Hurriyat

Venkaiah Naidu backs Centre on dialogue with Pakistan, Hurriyat

Vice-President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Monday backed union government’s proposal over talks with Pakistan and the Hurriyat Conference, saying India is willing to have dialogue with anyone but the initiative must be reciprocated. “We want to have good relation...
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03 Soldiers injured in Shopian IED blast, Internet snapped; Train service suspended partially post civilian killing in Pulwama

03 Soldiers injured in Shopian IED blast, Internet snapped; Train service suspended partially post civilian killing in Pulwama

Three army men were injured after suspected militants triggered an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) blast in south Kashmir’s Shopian district on Monday. A police official said that the militants triggered the blast around 7:50 am in Turkwangam village of th...
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Grenade attack in Jammu, four injured

Grenade attack in Jammu, four injured

Four people, including three policemen and a civilian, have been injured after militants hurled a grenade at a police vehicle here in Jammu and Kashmir, police said. According to the police, militants lobbed the grenade at the police vehicle near...
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