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The Jammu and Kashmir National Panthers Party (JKNPP) staged a protest on Saturday, demanding the withdrawal of a unilateral halt on security operations in the state announced by the Centre. A group of JKNPP activists led by its chairman and former minister Harsh Dev Singh staged the protest at Exhibition...
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday kickstarted work for Zojila tunnel, Asia's longest and strategic bi-directional tunnel, to provide all-weather connectivity between Srinagar, Kargil and Leh. The prime minister who is on a day's visit to all the three regions -- Leh, Kashmir and Jammu-- of Jammu and Kashmir also...
In Jammu & Kashmir, three terrorists were killed in an encounter with security forces in Handwara area along LoC in Kupwara district yesterday. The encounter broke out when security forces intercepted a group of terrorists along LoC near Kawnar Handwara area. Three terrorists, believed to be foreigners, were killed in...
In yet another ceasefire violation, Pakistani troops resorted to firing and heavy mortar shelling in Samba and Hiranagar sectors along International Border in Jammu and Kashmir last night. One BSF Jawan was injured in the cross-border shelling. BSF sources told  that Pakistani troops started firing and shelling targeting Indian positions and...
A Border Security Force jawan was killed in ceasefire violation by Pakistani army along the International Border (IB) in Samba district of Jammu and Kashmir, a senior BSF official said on Tuesday. The firing from across the border comes barely four days ahead of the visit of Prime Minister Narendra...
A high alert was sounded in the Jammu region after movement of suspected militants was detected along the International Border (I-B) in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua district, a senior police officer said on Monday. The development comes ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the state on May 19. "We...
Restrictions have been imposed in parts of Srinagar in view of a protest called by Separatist today against civilian deaths in a clash between protestors and security forces after an encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district. Separatist leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq was put under house arrest this morning, a...
A 22-year-old man was killed on Friday after Pakistani troops resorted to firing from small arms on Indian Army posts along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, a police officer said. There were small arms firing by Pakistani troops along the LoC in the district's...
President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday visited the Army base camp in Siachen, the world’s highest battlefield, and expressed gratitude to the soldiers posted there. The bravery and valour of soldiers deployed in Siachen over the past 34 years, the president said, had given every Indian the confidence that the...
In Jammu and Kashmir, heavy rain and hailstorm hit Rajouri district yesterday trapping 10 families of a nomadic tribe on hills in the Thanamandi area. Local authorities said they have launched a major operation to rescue the families trapped in the higher reaches of the area. Though there is no...