Jammu & Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti has convened an All Party Meeting in Srinagar today to discuss political and security situation in the state. The Chief Minister met Governor NN Vohra at Raj Bhavan yesterday. A Raj Bhawan spokesman said the two leaders discussed issues like counter-terror operations, incidents...
An encounter broke out between security forces and militants in Srinagar this morning, police said. Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Tabela Chattabal in Safakadal following inputs about the presence of militants in the area, a police official said. "The search operation turned into an encounter after the...
In Jammu & Kashmir, a woman was injured after Pakistani forces resorted to unprovoked firing from across the LoC in the wee hours in North Kashmir's Kupwara district today. The injured woman has been hospitalized.Security sources toldĀ  that a ceasefire violation was reported from the Keran sector of Kupwara district...
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti assigned portfolios to new Ministers. A government order issued in Jammu last evening said that Deputy Chief Minister Kavinder Gupta has been assigned the charge of Industries, Commerce and Transport. Mohd. Khalil Band has been given Agriculture Production. Sat Pal Sharma has been assigned...
Jammu and Kashmir Assembly speaker Kavinder Gupta and seven others were today sworn in as ministers in the state's PDP-BJP government led by Mehbooba Mufti. Gupta will be the new deputy chief minister in place of Nirmal Singh, who submitted his resignation last night, officials said. The new BJP faces sworn...
Two soldiers were injured in an encounter with militants in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir on Monday, officials said. Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Drabgam area of Pulwama district after receiving information the about presence of two to three militants in the area, a police...
Buddha Purnima is being celebrated in Ladakh Region of Jammu and Kashmir with traditional fervour and gaiety. Tableaux depicting the life of Lord Buddha amid playing musical instruments by monks and musicians will be taken out in Leh. Entire Leh town has worn a festive mood today as people are...
In Jammu & Kashmir, a 30-year-old former policeman turned political worker was critically injured after unknown gunmen fired upon him in Allochibagh area of Srinagar city late evening today. Security sources told AIR that gunmen fired upon Zubair Majeed Parray from point blank range at his crockery shop. He has...
Jammu and Kashmir Minister of State for Tourism, Priya Sethi yesterday initiated the trial run of prestigious Jammu Ropeway Project from Bahu to Mahamaya temple. After the successful trial run, the Minister said that the trial run will continue for more than a fortnight before dedicating the project to...
In a strong message, the Indian Army has asked Pakistan military to stop supporting terror groups in Jammu and Kashmir. In a telephonic conversation, Indian Army's Director General of Military Operations (DGMO) Lt Gen Anil Chauhan told his Pakistani counterpart that the onus on bringing down tension along the...