4-year-old girl among 5 dead as vehicle falls into gorge in Doda

Jammu: Five persons were killed and as many injured on Saturday evening when a car skidded off the road and plunged into a deep gorge in Jammu and Kashmir's Doda district, police said. Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha expressed gr...

LG calls upon youth to follow ideals of Guru Gobind Singh

Samba: The Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Saturday paid obeisance at the Gurdwara Sahib Abtal here on the occasion of Baisakhi festival, according to an official release. The LG called upon the youth to follow the ideals that ...

Time to bring change through ballot: Cong leader Raj Babbar

Udhampur: Senior Congress leader and star campaigner Raj Babbar Saturday accused the BJP-led central government of doing grave injustice to the people of Jammu and Kashmir and said it is time to bring about a change through the ballot. Addressing ...

PM, HM ‘muti-pronged’ strategy on J&K unnerves rivals….!

Jammu: With multi-pronged and well crafted strategy Prime Minister Narender Modi led BJP has unnerved all regional political parties in Kashmir where the poll scene has now been reduced to local ‘battle’. As both PM and HM have reiterated implementa...

Will keep alive Art 370 issue: Omar Abdullah

Srinagar: National Conference leader Omar Abdullah on Saturday said the Supreme Court upholding the abrogation of Article 370 does not close the issue and his party will keep it alive till a dispensation comes at the Centre that is willing to discus...

INDIA bloc will win all six LS seats in J&K, Ladakh: Farooq

Srinagar: National Conference president Farooq Abdullah Saturday expressed hope the INDIA bloc would win all six Lok Sabha seats in Jammu and Kashmir, and Ladakh as he claimed the BJP was afraid of the opposition alliance and have resorted to spread...

Anantnag-Rajouri LS Seat: Mian Altaf dispels rumours about dropping out of race

Srinagar: National Conference candidate from Anantnag-Rajouri Parliamentary constituency Mian Altaf Ahmad Saturday dispelled rumours about him not contesting the Lok Sabha elections, saying while he was unwell earlier, his health has now improved an...

DG RPF inspects new railway line in Ramban

Banihal: Director General of Railway Protection Force (RPF) Manoj Yadava on Saturday commenced his two-day visit of Jammu and Kashmir by inspecting the newly commissioned railway line and stations between Banihal and Sangaldan in Ramban district, of...

Gandhi Nagar Hospital Jmu granted two DNB seats in Family Medicine

Srinagar: In a significant milestone for public healthcare in Jammu, Government Hospital Gandhi Nagar has been granted two Diplomate of National Board (DNB) seats in the speciality of Family Medicine. “As a significant step towards strengthening pu...

BSF DG stresses on strengthening anti-infiltration grid along LoC

Srinagar: Director General of Border Security Force (BSF) Nitin Agrawal has stressed on further strengthening the anti-infiltration grid along the Line of Control (LoC) in close cooperation with the Army. Agrawal said this during a meeting at Front...

Four FPS dealers’ licenses suspended for attending political rally in Ramban

Jammu: The District Election Officer (DEO) Ramban today suspended the dealership licences of four government fair price shops for violating Model Code of Conduct (MCC) by participating in the rally of the political party in assembly constituency Ban...

After decades, polls taking place in J&K without fear of terrorism, cross-border firing: PM Modi

Udhampur: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said the upcoming Lok Sabha election will take place in Jammu and Kashmir without the fear of terrorism, strikes, stone-pelting and cross-border firing, indicating that the "poll-boycott" campaigns ru...

Ram temple wasn't and will never be poll issue'

Udhampur : In a scathing attack on the INDIA opposition bloc for claiming that the Ram temple in Ayodhya is a "poll plank" for the BJP, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said it is a matter of faith for the people of the country. He compared t...

Time not far when Assembly elections will be held in J&K

Udhampur: Asserting that the time is not far when the Assembly polls will be held in Jammu and Kashmir, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said the people of the Union Territory will soon be able to share their issues with ministers and legislat...

PM slams opposition leaders for non vegetarian food video during Sawan

Udhampur: In a veiled attack on Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and RJD's Lalu Prasad Yadav, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday accused opposition leaders of demonstrating a 'Mughal mindset' and "teasing" the people of the country by consuming non-veg...

Omar to contest from Baramulla, Ruhullah from Sgr announces NC

SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir National Conference President Dr Farooq Abdullah on Friday announced the names of Omar Abdullah and Aga Syed Ruhullah Mehdi as the party candidates from the Baramulla and Srinagar constituencies. The announcement was...

Farooq Abdullah’s virtual retirement from electoral politics

Srinagar: With the nomination of candidates for all the three Lok Sabha seats in Kashmir, National Conference (NC) has virtually announced its patriarch, the 87-year-old Dr Farooq Abdullah’s retirement from electoral politics. Days after declaring ...

EC issues notification for Anantnag Lok Sabha seat

Jammu: Election Commission today issued notification for Anantnag Parliamentary constituency in Jammu and Kashmir which will go to polls on April 24. According to the notification, the last date for filing of nominations for the Anantnag Lok Sabha ...

LG Sinha for speedy completion of projects

Jammu: The Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir Manoj Sinha on Friday called for empowering Municipal Corporations, Development Authorities and strengthening the human resource in the department for speedy completion of the projects. While c...

Chugh accuses Farooq of misleading people of J&K

SRINAGAR: BJP National General Secretary Tarun Chugh who is also the party incharge of Jammu and Kashmir, Friday blasted NC President Dr Farooq Abdullah for misleading people of the union territory and spreading a malicious propaganda against the Mo...

DG BSF reviews operational preparedness of along LoC

Srinagar: Director General of Border Security Force (BSF) Nitin Agrawal on Friday reviewed the operational preparedness of the Force along the Line of Control (LoC) in Kashmir. The DG applauded the Force for their commitment despite the extreme w...

People's miseries 'increased manifold' in last 10 yrs: Cong

Jammu: AICC incharge for Jammu and Kashmir affairs Bharatsinh Solanki on Friday slammed BJP-led central government for its “misrule” and said people's miseries "increased manifold" in the last 10 years. He accused the BJP of misleading the nation o...

Shah slams Congress for doing nothing on Art 370 for decades

Moradabad : Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Friday attacked the Congress over its handling of the Kashmir issue, saying the party "pampered" Article 370 like an "illegitimate child" for decades. At an election meeting in Moradabad, Shah also slamm...

Leh Apex Body announces fresh ‘border march’ in Ladakh

Leh: Days after withdrawing its call for 'border march' amidst imposition of restrictions by the administration, Leh Apex Body (LAB) on Friday said a small group of their representatives would undertake a foot march to Changthang near the China bord...

LeT terrorist killed, three arrested as forces foil attempts to disrupt LS Polls

Jammu: A LeT terrorist was killed in an encounter while three terrorist associates were arrested with ammunition in two separate anti-terror operations in Kashmir in the last 12 hours. Acting on specific information regarding the presence of a terro...

PM to address rally in Udhampur today, Security beefed up in J&K

Srinagar: Jammu: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to hit the campaign trail in Udhampur on Friday as a star campaigner for Union Minister Jitendra Singh, prompting the authorities to activate multi-tier security setup, including ban on flying of ...

'Don't ever dare to change Art 370', Shah warns Cong

Bhopal: Union Home Minister Amit Shah, while addressing a public rally in Madhya Pradesh on Thursday, warned Congress, saying “don't ever dare to change Article 370 from Jammu and Kashmir”. The Home Minister said the decision to abrogate Article 3...

3rd phase nomination today, BJP still in deep slumber for Ant-Raj

JAMMU: While the Election Commission of India (ECI) will begin the nomination process for the third phase of Lok Sabha polls starting tomorrow (Friday), Jammu and Kashmir Bharatiya Janata Party seems still in a quandary over the name of its party ca...

ECI notifies changes to existing scheme for Kashmiri Migrants

Jammu: The Election Commission of India has ordered multiple changes to the existing scheme of voting by Kashmiri Migrants at special polling stations to make electoral participation more inclusive and hassle-free for all sections of society, inform...

J&K leaps forward in digital governance, achieves 97% paperless office adoption

SRINAGAR: With over 480 government offices in Jammu and Kashmir adopting paperless approach, the file disposal rate of files in the Union Territory has now gone up to 97%. Whereas from 60 the e-services has touched to 1100 online services in the Ja...

Shah's AFSPA revocation statement devp hope: Baig

Srinagar: Former Deputy Chief Minister Muzaffar Hussain Baig Thursday said that Home Minister Amit Shah’s remarks over AFSPA revocation has inculcated hope for peaceful and joyous era in Jammu and Kashmir. Baig said “that momentous changes have tak...

Infighting hits Congress as party workers clash during Bhalla’s road-show in Akhnoor

Jammu: Struggling to regain its lost ground in Jammu region, the Congress’s efforts to put up a united front ahead of the Lok Sabha poll received a setback on Thursday when two groups, having allegiance to the former chief minister Tara Chand and Sa...

188 security personnel airlifted to snow-bound pockets in Kishtwar

JAMMU, Apr 11: A total of 188 security personnel were airlifted by three IAF helicopters to snow-bound Marwah and Warwan areas in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kishtwar district which is part of the Udhampur parliamentary seat, officials said. Udhampur goes ...

Ram Temple result of struggle of 3 decades: Mohan Bhagwat

Chhatrapati Sambhajinagar, Apr 11: RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Thursday said the construction of the Ram temple in Ayodhya was the culmination of struggle and sacrifices of 30 years. The entire country was overwhelmed when the idol of Ram Lalla was ...

Rajnath Singh offers assistance to Pakistan to combat terrorism

New Delhi: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has asserted that Pakistan should end terrorism emanating from its soil and if the country feels it is not capable of doing so, it can take India’s help. In an interview with news agency, Rajnath Singh stre...