Bloodbath in Kashmir: 7 Civilians, 3 Rebels Killed, 100’s injured in Kulgam Gunfight

Bloodbath in Kashmir: 7 Civilians, 3 Rebels Killed, 100’s injured in Kulgam Gunfight

The civilian death toll has reached seven in Kulgam district after another civilian who was injured in a blast at a gunfight site, succumbed to his injuries Sunday late evening. Javid Ahmad Lone, 35, of Hawoora in Kulgam succumbed to...
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Poll Boycott Continued: At 4.2%, Kashmir sticks to single digit turnout, Ladakh 62.1, Jammu 68.7

Poll Boycott Continued: At 4.2%, Kashmir sticks to single digit turnout, Ladakh 62.1, Jammu 68.7

In the last phase of polling for the civic elections in Kashmir on Tuesday, the voting turnout remained dismal – just 4.2 per cent of the voters exercised their franchise. The day was marked with protests, clashes and long queues...
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Voting begins for IIIrd Phase: Sensitive downtown and Civil lines areas going to poll

Voting begins for IIIrd Phase: Sensitive downtown and Civil lines areas going to poll

Voting for the third phase of the urban local bodies elections is underway in Jammu and Kashmir. A total of 242 candidates – of which 84 are female candidates – are in the fray for 56 wards of Samba district....
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Boycott Continues: 3% Turnout in Kashmir, 78.6% in Jammu

Boycott Continues: 3% Turnout in Kashmir, 78.6% in Jammu

Kashmir Valley recorded just three percent voter turnout in the second phase of urban local body elections on Wednesday as parts of summer capital Srinagar and southern Anantnag town witnessed a near-total boycott of the electoral exercise. However the areas.....
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Boycott Beats Ballot, 8.3% turnout in Kashmir, Jammu 65% and Ladakh 62.1%

Boycott Beats Ballot, 8.3% turnout in Kashmir, Jammu 65% and Ladakh 62.1%

Amid heavy security and looming militant threat, the first phase of polling to 30 urban local bodies in Jammu and Kashmir were conducted peacefully on Monday, even as the Kashmir region recorded an abysmally low voter turnout. While the Jammu...
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Ahead of Poll Kashmir Valley turned into garrison, Voters ‘Clueless’ about candidates

Ahead of Poll Kashmir Valley turned into garrison, Voters ‘Clueless’ about candidates

Amid tight security arrangements, the government is all set to conduct first phase of Urban Local Bodies (ULB) polls in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday. Senior Police officials said fool-proof security arrangements had been made for the smooth conduct of...
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BJP bags 60 wards unopposed in Civic polls, No candidates in 177 municipal wards

BJP bags 60 wards unopposed in Civic polls, No candidates in 177 municipal wards

NC, PDP have boycotted the polls accusing Centre of not defending Article 35A in apex court The Bharatiya Janata Party has made a headway in the urban local body election in the Kashmir Valley by winning 60 municipal wards unopposed,...
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UN Chief Guterres concerned over Kashmir Situation

UN Chief Guterres concerned over Kashmir Situation

UN secretary general Antonio Guterres has voiced concern over the situation in Jammu and Kashmir while encouraging “positive dialogue” to resolve the disagreements peacefully. He also said that the UN welcomes a greater role for India in addressing regiona...
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Day began with Abductions, ended with Funeral; Three Cops abducted, shot dead in Shopian

Day began with Abductions, ended with Funeral; Three Cops abducted, shot dead in Shopian

On Thursday evening, Firdous Ahmad, 28, a police follower from Batagund — a sleepy village in Shopian — had returned home to announce his public resignation during the Friday congregational prayers at Jamia Masjid in the district due to the...
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BJP didn’t stay course… Atal’s vision was missing: Mehbooba Mufti

BJP didn’t stay course… Atal’s vision was missing: Mehbooba Mufti

Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti has said that she and her party suffered significantly from the alliance with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which was broken abruptly in June following three turbulent years in power. “Of course,...
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