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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 Ka...

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 L...

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 bri...

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 ‘bat...

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 dispensa...

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 t...

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 ...

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 be...

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...

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 ...

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 o...

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 firin...

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 f...

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...

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 "teasi...

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 ...

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 retireme...

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...

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 departmen...

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 a...

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 th...

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 yea...

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...

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 undert...

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 spec...

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 mult...

'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 Hom...

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...

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 a...

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-serv...

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 Ka...

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 allegia...

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 p...

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 count...

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...

J&K people reaping peace dividend: PM on Article 370

Jammu: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday defended the abrogation of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir, saying the move has resulted in a significant decline in terror incidents. In an interv...

Abrogation of Article 370 helped in eradicating terrorism: Adityanath

Kathua: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday asserted that abrogation of Article 370, granting special status to erstwhile Jammu and Kashmir, had helped in eradication of the bre...

Ensure completion of projects in timeline: LG direct officials

Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Wednesday asked the executing agencies to adhere to the timelines for completion of the projects. Sinha was chairing a review meeting of P...

Eid-ul-Fitr holiday quandary in J&K

Jammu: Although Eid was celebrated on Wednesday in Jammu and Kashmir after the confirmation of Grand Mufti Nasir-ul-Islam on Tuesday evening, the government employees and parents remained confused ...

JKP takes cognizance of alleged scuffle

Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir Police today warned of strict action against spread of baseless posts intending to disrupt peace by playing the role of communal flare in district Rajouri. “Due to a ...

Booked in terror funding, PDP’s Para contesting LS polls in Sgr

Srinagar: Mehbooba Mufti’s Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has fielded none other than the 34-year-old youth leader Waheed-ur-Rehman Para of the Pulwama in the all-important Anantnag-Rajouri-Poonch co...

COAS inaugurates 650 bed command hospital

Jammu: Army Chief General Manoj Pande on Wednesday inaugurated a new hospital complex at the Northern Command in Jammu and Kashmir’s Udhampur district through virtual mode, officials said. A defence...

Kathua developed by Modi, blessed by Yogi: Dr Jitendra

Kathua: Union Minister and BJP Candidate for Udhampur-Doda-Kathua Lok Sabha constituency Dr Jitendra Singh, in his welcome address at the mammoth rally addressed by UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath,...

BJP changed public perception towards politicians, says Rajnath

Saharanpur: The BJP has changed the public’s perception towards politicians and politics, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said on Wednesday. Speaking at a campaign rally for the BJP’s Saharanpur cand...

Nationhood comes from common sense of history, vision of future: NSA

NEW DELHI: Nationhood is constituted by people who share a “common sense of their history” and a “common vision of their future”, National Security Advisor Ajit Doval said as he released an 11-volume...

Congress creating North-South divide to break India: Amit Shah

Bihar: Launching a blistering attack on the opposition INDIA bloc, Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Wednesday accused the Congress of creating a north-south divide to break the country. Addressing a...

Kashmir: Ex-separatists take lead in jumping into LS polls

SRINAGAR: While most of the conventional polling players are still undecided about their constituencies, former separatists Sajad Lone and Engineer Sheikh Abdul Rashid are the first politicians whose...

After subdued start, election campaign to gain momentum with Yogi’s rally today

Jammu: After an unusually subdued and quiet electioneering thus far, the campaign for two prestigious Lok Sabha seats of Jammu region--Udhampur and Jammu-Reasi seats--is poised to intensify starting ...

Art 370 takes centre stage in 3-way fight in J&K's Udhampur

Jammu: Four years after being revoked, Article 370 has taken centre stage in the poll campaign in Jammu and Kashmir, more so in the Udhampur Lok Sabha constituency where Union Minister Jitendra Singh...

Thousands throng Vaishno Devi shrine on first day of Navratri

Jammu: Thousands of devotees from across the country thronged the Mata Vaishno Devi shrine in Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir as the nine-day long 'Chaitra Navratri' commenced on Tuesday. 'Shat ...

MP Khatana writes to Chief Secy to resolve issues of CIC Operators in J&K

SRINAGAR: Rajya Sabha MP Er Ghulam Ali Khatana has written to the Chief Secretary of Jammu and Kashmir to take cognizance of the long pending issues of CIC operators working under the Rural Developme...

Man from Dehradun shot at by terrorists in J&K's Shopian

Srinagar: Terrorists shot at and injured a non-local person in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district on Monday, officials said. At about 9 pm, terrorists fired upon and injured Dilranjeet Singh, a re...

NC spares Ladakh seat for Cong, ‘officially’ finalise seat sharing for 6 Lok Sabha seats

Jammu: Amid brewing resentment against the BJP in the country’s cold desert, the National Conference (NC) today formally announced to spare the lone Ladakh Lok Sabha seat for the Congress party after...

Don't vote for NC if satisfied with Art 370 abrogation: Farooq to J&K voters

Srinagar: National Conference president Farooq Abdullah on Monday told the voters of Jammu and Kashmir not to vote for the party if they are satisfied with the decision of the abrogation of Article 3...

PDP became biggest target after Aug 5, 2019: Mehbooba

Anantnag; In a veiled attack on the Centre, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president Mehbooba Mufti on Monday alleged her party became the "biggest target" after the abrogation of Article 370 in 2019...

Chargesheet file against ex- Cop in bribery case

Srinagar: Anti-Corruption Bureau Jammu on Monday produced a chargesheet against a former cop in a bribery case. According to a statement, issued that the chargesheet was filed in case FIR No. 03/202...

Over 2 Lakh Tulips wow Sanasar Garden visitors

Jammu: Around 2.5 lakh blooming tulips are oohing tourists at the picturesque Sanasar garden nestled amid the lush green meadows of Ramban district in Jammu and Kashmir. The Tulip garden at Sanasar ...

Priyanka, Raj Babbar likely to join Cong rally in Udhampur on Apr 13

Jammu,: To give boost to Congress party's campaign for Udhampur-Doda parliamentary seat, Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) is making every effort to bring star campaigner Priyanka Ga...

Top BRO officials review ongoing projects along Jmu-Poonch highway

Jammu: Top officials of the Border Road Organisation (BRO) on Monday reviewed the ongoing development projects along the 200-km-long Jammu-Poonch national highway, officials said. BRO Additional Dir...

Haryana governor visits Srinagar's Lal Chowk

Srinagar: Haryana Governor Bandaru Dattatreya on Monday visited the historic Clock Tower in Srinagar's Lal Chowk city centre during his visit to Jammu and Kashmir. Dattatreya visited the Lal Chowk c...

Cong source of all problems in country, says PM Modi

Chandrapur: In an acerbic attack on the Congress, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday held the grand old party responsible for all ills plaguing the country and went on to compare the outfit to bi...

CAA: Nobody will lose citizenship, says Rajnath

Tamil Nadu: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday asserted that no Indian, irrespective of their faith, will lose citizenship with the implementation of the Citizenship (Amendment) Act. He charge...

PM Modi slams Congress Chief over J&K remarks, calls it ‘TukdeTukde Gang Mindset’

‘Previous govts failed to implement Dr. B.R. Ambedkar's Constitution in J&K’ Jammu: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday launched a scathing attack on Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge over hi...

Mehbooba Mufti in race of LS election from Anantnag-Rajouri against Azad, Mian Altaf

SRINAGAR: The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) on Sunday announced the names of the candidates who will fight on three seats of Kashmir in the forthcoming Lok Sabha elections. In a press briefing in ...

Apni Party-PC ‘camaraderie’ becomes game changer…!

Jammu: In the psychological warfare between political parties over choice of candidates for LS constituencies seen predominantly this time across UT, it is the emergence of ‘camaraderie’ between Peop...

India witnessing cultural revival, says LG Sinha

Jammu: Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir M

J&K Police warns of fraudster posing as DGP

Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir Police on Sunday asked people to remain vigilant against a person posing as Director General of Police R R Swain and demanding money over the phone. The police said efforts ...

Women SOG team deployed in Jmu ahead of LS elections

Jammu: A small contingent of women personnel of the Special Operations Group, a specially-trained counter-insurgency force of the Jammu and Kashmir Police, has been deployed in Jammu ahead of Lok Sab...

14 places identified as ‘Drug hot spots’ in Jammu: Police

Jammu: Fourteen locations have been identified as ‘drug hot spots’ in Jammu, police on Sunday said, highlighting various efforts aimed at eliminating the drug menace in the city. Jammu Senior Superi...

INDI alliance collapsed in J&K, says BJP' Chug

Jammu: BJP national general secretary Tarun Chugh, who is also party incharge of J&K, today said that in view of the development and peace agenda of Prime Minister Narendra Modi the entire agenda of ...

Tailor's daughter becomes1st woman judge from Rajouri

Rajouri: The daughter of a tailor, Bhawana Kesar became the first woman from Nowshera, Rajouri district, to clear the Jammu and Kashmir Civil Service (Judicial) examination. Bhawana said, "It is a m...

Kathua Shootout: J&K police prepares list of over 100 gangsters, history-sheeters

Jammu: Days after Kathua shootout in which one Sub-Inspector attained martyrdom and a gangster was killed, the Jammu and Kashmir Police have prepared a list of more than 100 gangsters and history-she...

Venugopal reviews Cong’s election campaign in J&K’s

Jammu: All India Congress Committee (AICC) general secretary K C Venugopal on Sunday reviewed the organisational activities and the party’s election campaign in Jammu and Kashmir’s Udhampur and Jammu...