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Three Hizbul Mujahideen militants, Army soldier killed in encounter in

Srinagar: Three Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) militants and an Army soldier were killed on Saturday in a gunfight in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district, police said. A search operation was launched by security forces on a specific input regarding the presence of militants in Zadoora village in south Kashmir, a police spokesman said. He said during […]Read More

Centre orders immediate withdrawal of 10,000 troops from Jammu and

New Delhi: The Centre has ordered “immediate” withdrawal of about 10,000 paramilitary forces personnel from the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said on Wednesday. They said the decision was taken after the Ministry of Home Affairs reviewed the deployment of the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) in the union territory (UT). A senior […]Read More

CRPF to provide extra cover to Jammu and Kashmir sarpanches

NEW DELHI: The Centre has directed district commissioners in Jammu and Kashmir to ensure security of political workers and sarpanches (village headmen) by deploying additional forces from central armed police forces. Jammu and Kashmir police, along with the Central Reserve Police Force, will beef up security at accommodations of panches (panchayat members), political workers and […]Read More

4G services on trial basis in one district each of

NEW DELHI: The Centre on Tuesday told the Supreme Court that a special committee looking into the issue of internet restoration in Jammu and Kashmir has decided to provide 4G internet access on a trial basis in limited areas of the union territory after August 15. A bench headed by Justice N V Ramana was […]Read More

As Saudi Arabia snubs Pakistan on Jammu and Kashmir, cracks

(This story originally appeared in on Aug 10, 2020) NEW DELHI: After Pakistan foreign minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi publicly berated Saudi Arabia for failing to allow the OIC to stand with Pakistan against India on Jammu & Kashmir, Pakistan was compelled to prepay a $1 billion loan to Saudi Arabia a few days ago, part […]Read More

Shah Faesal, who resigned from IAS, steps down as president

SRINAGAR: Shah Faesal, who resigned from the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) and floated the Jammu and Kashmir People’s Movement (JKPM) last year, has resigned as its president, the party said on Monday. Faesal had dropped a hint about stepping away from politics on Sunday as he edited his personal details on Twitter, removing the reference […]Read More

8 BJP workers resign in 24 hours after targeted killings

SRINAGAR: A BJP worker was seriously injured in an attack in Budgam district of central Kashmir on Sunday triggering a string of resignations from party workers in the Valley. There have been around eight fresh resignations in the last 24 hours and 17 BJP workers have resigned in the past one month. Following the recent […]Read More

Manoj Sinha’s appointment fails to enthuse political parties in Jammu

Srinagar: The news of appointment of Manoj Sinha as J&K’s lieutenant governor failed to enthuse political parties of the Union Territory who remained sceptical. Sinha’s appointment, considered as a move meant to resume the political process in J&K, has been termed by UT’s political parties as “another Delhi man on Delhi’s mission”. They said that […]Read More

Transformation underway in Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh: External Affairs

NEW DELHI: A transformation is underway in Jammu and Kashmir, and Ladakh, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said on Wednesday on the first anniversary of the Centre’s decision to revoke the special status of the region. Taking to Twitter, Jaishankar highlighted application of progressive laws, delivery of social justice, empowerment and support for vulnerable sections […]Read More