Friday, Feb 22, 2019 | Last Update : 12:10 PM IST

Jammu and Kashmir

'All parties except PDP want early elections': J&K Guv Satya Pal Malik

The governor said it is the Election Commission of India, which has the mandate to hold the polls and decide the schedule.

17 Jan 2019 8:59 AM

SAC approves formation of 2 women police battalions in J&K with 2,014 posts

The move is aimed at equipping J&K Police to effectively deal with crimes against women and give due representation to women in the force.

15 Jan 2019 3:56 PM

BSF officer killed in sniper fire from Pakistan in J&K’s Samba sector

Assistant Commandant Vinay Prasad was hit by sniper shot around 10:50 am when he was 'carrying out border domination' along IB.

15 Jan 2019 3:09 PM

J&K Guv advises militants to shun path of violence, assures rehabilitation

Malik inaugurated a musical fountain and an open-air gymnasium constructed by the J&K Bank at Rajinder Singh Park in Jammu.

14 Jan 2019 4:14 PM

Top Al-Badr commander among 2 terrorists killed in J&K encounter

'The two militants killed in Katpora encounter have been identified as Zeenat-ul-Islam and Shakeel Dar,' an official said.

13 Jan 2019 11:29 AM


J&K governor asks Shah Faesal not to resign

Faesal said he would consult the stakeholders particularly the youth of the state before taking a final call.

13 Jan 2019 1:48 AM

Army major, soldier killed in Rajouri blasts

Soon after the incident, a team of the Army led by an officer of the rank of major moved towards the area.

12 Jan 2019 2:04 AM

IAS officer who quit in J&K: Happy to fight poll

Faesal claimed he had not made up his mind yet and he would try to build a consensus on his future course.

12 Jan 2019 1:38 AM

‘Next course of action to depend on what Kashmiris want’: Shah Faesal

Shah Faesal had resigned on Wednesday, protesting against 'unabated' killings in Kashmir and 'lack of sincere reach out' from Centre.

10 Jan 2019 4:51 PM

If ready for talks with Taliban, why not Kashmiri separatists? ask Omar, Mehbooba

Army chief said there should be talks with Taliban to bring peace in Afghan, but asserted that engagement must be without any preconditions.

10 Jan 2019 12:33 PM


2009 topper quits IAS in protest over J&K killings

Shah Faesal achievement was hailed across state, his tweets sparked many a row.

10 Jan 2019 6:53 AM

IAS officer Shah Faesal resigns to protest ‘unabated killings’ in J&K

As soon as news of his resignation spread on social media, NC leader Omar Abdullah welcomed Faesal to the political fold.

09 Jan 2019 5:02 PM

Centre should now stop misusing CBI, NIA for political vendetta: Mehbooba

This comes after the SC ruling, reinstating Alok Verma as the CBI Director.

08 Jan 2019 12:48 PM

CRPF jawan shoots self after firing at colleagues in Srinagar

Two jawans were injured in the firing, an official said.

06 Jan 2019 10:40 AM

Pak army shells border posts, civilian areas in J&K, violates ceasefire for 4 days

They targeted Mankote, Khadi Karmara, Gulpur areas without any causality or injury to anyone.

05 Jan 2019 6:45 PM


Encounter breaks out between militants, security forces in J&K's Pulwama

The gunfight was on, the official said, adding further details were awaited.

05 Jan 2019 12:15 PM

Separatists refute govt’s claim on J&K dialogue

The home minister had said that it was because of such perception that things (in Kashmir) are not moving ahead.

05 Jan 2019 12:37 AM

J&K Guv should ask security forces not to harass militants' families: Mehbooba

Several social media users have also dismissed the PDP chief's outreach campaign as political opportunism with an eye on coming elections.

03 Jan 2019 6:54 PM

J&K encounter: 3 militants killed in Pulwama district

It was a search operation to find 2 insurgents that turned into an encounter when the militants who were hiding, opened fire.

03 Jan 2019 6:16 PM

BJP is turning India into Zia ul Haq’s Pak: Mehbooba Mufti

While addressing a press conference here, she alleged that by bringing the ‘Triple Talaq Bill’, the BJP is only seeking to disturb “our family life”.

01 Jan 2019 6:17 AM