Keen on forming govt, will stake claim when numbers come our way: BJP Leader Ashok Koul

Keen on forming govt, will stake claim when numbers come our way: BJP Leader Ashok Koul

The Bharatiya Janata Party, which has the second highest number of lawmakers in an Assembly of 89, has said it is ready to form the government in J&K. The BJP has 26 MLAs while the Peoples Democratic Party has 28...
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Kishtwar tense after killing of BJP leader Anil Parihar and brother Ajit

Kishtwar tense after killing of BJP leader Anil Parihar and brother Ajit

The Indian Army staged a flag march in communally-sensitive Kishtwar of Jammu and Kashmir and a curfew continued in the town following angry protests after a senior BJP leader and his brother were shot dead by suspected militants on Thursday,...
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Shutdown affects life across Kashmir Valley, Kulgam sealed off to foil JRL solidarity

Shutdown affects life across Kashmir Valley, Kulgam sealed off to foil JRL solidarity

Life in Srinagar and other places of the Valley was affected on Thursday by a separatist-called shutdown protesting against militant killing. The Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) headed by Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umer Farooq and Yasin Malik called for the.....
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Two rebels killed in Nowgam gunfight; School work, Internet suspended in Srinagar, Budgam

Two rebels killed in Nowgam gunfight; School work, Internet suspended in Srinagar, Budgam

Two militants were killed and six forces’ personnel wounded in a fierce gun battle in Sothu Kothair area of Nowgam on the outskirts of Srinagar on Wednesday morning, police said. Reports said that the gunfight broke out around 2 AM...
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Lal Chowk sealed to foil JRL march against killing spree, Yasin Malik evading arrest, surfaced in Koker Bazar

Lal Chowk sealed to foil JRL march against killing spree, Yasin Malik evading arrest, surfaced in Koker Bazar

Authorities on Tuesday sealed commercial hub of Lal Chowk in Srinagar city to prevent a march called by the Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) against the killing spree. Last evening, the police had issued an advisory, asking commuters to use an...
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Congress wins Anantnag, Leh, BJP makes its mark in Kashmir

Congress wins Anantnag, Leh, BJP makes its mark in Kashmir

Results of 17 seats from Bandipora in north Kashmir BJP: 3 Cong: 12 Independent: 2 Results of 13 seats from Uri in North Kashmir’s Baramulla BJP: 0 Congress: 6 Independent: 7 All the 13 wards of Kupwara municipality in north...
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Gunfight in Fateh Kadal, Three Rebels, Policeman killed; Internet suspended, educational institutions closed

Gunfight in Fateh Kadal, Three Rebels, Policeman killed; Internet suspended, educational institutions closed

Gunfight broke out between militants and the government forces in Fateh Kadal area of Downtown Srinagar early Wednesday. Reports said a joint team of the state police and the CRPF cordoned off Fateh Kadal after “specific information” about presence of...
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Polling under way for last phase of municipal polls in J&K, Srinagar recorded 2.3%, Ganderbal 7.9% polls till 12

Polling under way for last phase of municipal polls in J&K, Srinagar recorded 2.3%, Ganderbal 7.9% polls till 12

Partial shutdown across Kashmir Valley, Clashes in Soura Polling was under way for the fourth and last phase of municipal elections in Jammu and Kashmir to seal the fate of 156 candidates in fray in Srinagar and Ganderbal districts. They...
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Poll Boycott Continues for IIIrd Phase aswell: Zero votes casted at 17 polling booths in Kashmir

Poll Boycott Continues for IIIrd Phase aswell: Zero votes casted at 17 polling booths in Kashmir

No voter has turned up at the seventeen of the polling booth set up at different areas of this capital city. Not a single vote has been cast at the 17 polling booths, which includes five at Caset School Karannagar,...
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Manan Wani, AMU Scholar who turned militant killed in Kupwara gunfight

Manan Wani, AMU Scholar who turned militant killed in Kupwara gunfight

Two Hizbul Mujahideen militants, including PhD scholar-turned-terrorist Manan Bashir Wani, were killed Thursday during an encounter with security forces at Handwara in frontier district of north Kashmir, officials said. Police, however, said the identities of ...
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