• Traffic resumes on Jammu-Srinagar Highway after remaining closed for 13 hours 25 May 2019 15:56
  • Curfew in IHK after Zakir Musa’s funeral 25 May 2019 15:20 by News Desk , (Last Updated 22 seconds ago) The Indian occupation authorities continued to impose curfew and other restrictions in parts of Kashmir valley for the second consecutive day on Saturday to prevent people from staging protest against the …
  • GoAir launched 1 million seats on sale starting from Rs 899 onwards 25 May 2019 14:22 (MENAFN - ForPressRelease) Mumbai, May 24th, 2019: GoAir, Indias fastest growing airline, today put the power of 10 in the hands of customers. GoAir today launched its Mega Million Sale for its domestic routes with ticket fares starting at Rs 899 onwards ( …
  • Duke Innovative ‘Shirts, Trousers & Denims’ Collection 2019 25 May 2019 13:19 SRINAGAR — Duke has launched an impressive collection of various styles, colors and sizes in Shirts, Trousers & Denims in its summer’19 collection inspired by the Fashion Culture of South East Asian Islands. These Island’s Climate defines of what an …
  • Sumbal Rape: Police Files Chargesheet Against Accused  25 May 2019 13:18 SRINAGAR — Police on Saturday filed a chargesheet against accused in the alleged rape of 3-year old child in Bandipora district of north Kashmir. The accused was arrested soon after the incident on May 8 at Sumbal and the charge sheet has been filed within …
  • Police file charge sheet in Bandipora minor rape case 25 May 2019 13:10 Srinagar, May 25 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir Police on Saturday filed the charge sheet against the youth accused of raping a minor girl in Bandipora district earlier this month. “The charge sheet was presented today in the special court of Principal …
  • Army Soldier Shoots Self Dead In North Kashmir's Pattan 25 May 2019 12:04 (MENAFN - Kashmir Observer) SRINAGAR — An Army soldier committed suicide by shooting himself with his service rifle inside the camp in north Kashmir's Pattan on Saturday. An army soldier of 22 Engineering Regiment, posted at Hamrey Pattan, shot himself …
  • Horrified to see cow vigilantes thrashing innocent men in MP: Mehbooba Mufti 25 May 2019 11:22 By PTI SRINAGAR: Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti Saturday hoped that the Madhya Pradesh government will take swift action against suspected cow vigilantes for thrashing two persons. Suspected cow vigilantes allegedly thrashed two …
  • Mehbooba Mufti's Loss Leaves J&K Battle To National Conference, BJP 25 May 2019 10:38 New Delhi: The results of the national election have shown a mirror to People's Democratic Party and given a clear edge to the National Conference in Kashmir valley and the BJP in Jammu region. But whether the state election will be held in November …
  • At 46% BJP gets highest ever vote share in J-K, leads in 27 assembly segments 25 May 2019 10:30 JAMMU: The BJP, which bagged three Lok Sabha seats in Jammu and Kashmir, has got its highest ever vote share of 46.4 per cent in the state, more than that of Congress, NC and PDP put together, as per EC data. The National Conference (NC), which swept the …
  • Kashmir 'Ambassador' Yusuf Buch Passes Away in NY 25 May 2019 10:01 (MENAFN - Kashmir Observer) Srinagar: Former senior advisor to the Secretary General of the United Nations and prominent Kashmiri intellectual, Ambassador Yusuf Buch, has passed away in New York. Buch (98), who was best known as an eminent expert on the …
  • Soldier commits suicide in Baramulla 25 May 2019 09:48 Srinagar, May 25 (IANS) An Indian Army soldier shot himself on Saturday in Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla district, police sources said. Battini Tirupati Rao of the engineering regiment shot himself with his service rifle inside a camp in Pattan area, the …
  • Jammu-Srinagar National Highway closed after massive landslide hits Ramban 25 May 2019 08:51 [India], May 25 (ANI): The Jammu-Srinagar National Highway was closed on Saturday after a massive landslide hit Battery Chashma area in Ramban district following heavy overnight rainfall, officials said. Inspector General of Police (Traffic) Alok Kumar …
  • ‘PM Narendra Modi’ is a feature-length advertisement 25 May 2019 08:45 PM Narendra Modi was supposed to release on 11 April. At the last minute, the Election Commission decided that a film on a prime ministerial candidate playing in theatres while the polls were on might have some influence in a country where WhatsApp …
  • Jammu-Srinagar Highway Closed After Heavy Landslides 25 May 2019 08:30 The Jammu-Srinagar national highway was closed for traffic on Saturday, following landslides in Ramban district, traffic department officials said. The fresh landslides were reported early in the day in the Battery Chashma area. Heavy traffic jams were …
  • Jammu-Srinagar national highway closed due to landslide 25 May 2019 08:08 The landslide occurred near Battery Cheshma, completely blocking the 270-km arterial road, the official added. (Express Photo by Shuaib Masoodi/Representational) A landslide hit the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway in Jammu and Kashmir’s Ramban district …
  • Jammu-Srinagar highway blocked due to massive landslide, thousands of vehicles stranded 25 May 2019 06:22 Banihal/Jammu: A massive landslide hit the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway in Ramban district in the wee hours of Saturday, leading to suspension of traffic on the only road linking Kashmir with rest of the country, officials said. The landslide, …
  • Gun battle leaves top Kashmiri fighter dead 25 May 2019 05:53 SRINAGAR: Troops in India-held Kashmir killed a top pro-independence fighter who “pledged allegiance to Al Qaeda”, officials said on Friday. As the news of Zakir Musa’s martyrdom spread on Thursday night hundreds of protesters spilled out on the streets …
  • ‘Central Bank to return to profit in current fiscal’ 25 May 2019 05:22 Central Bank of India’s losses for the quarter ended March widened to Rs 2,477 crore from Rs 2,114 crore a year earlier, mainly due to higher provisions the bank had to make after the Reserve Bank of India’s risk assessment report for the fiscal ended …
  • Restrictions to continue in Srinagar and other places 25 May 2019 04:37 Srinagar, May 25 (IANS) Protests in the wake of the killing of Ansar Ghazwatul Hind outfit’s chief commander Zakir Musa, forced authorities in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday to continue preventive restrictions in the Kashmir Valley. All schools and colleges …
  • NC will form next J&K govt: Farooq Abdullah 25 May 2019 04:14 Jammu and Kashmir National Conference party president Farooq Abdullah claimed that his party would form the next government in the state, a day after the NC won three parliament seats in Kashmir. Abdullah, who won from the Srinagar parliamentary …
  • Landslides force Jammu-Srinagar highway to close 25 May 2019 03:57 Jammu, May 25 (IANS) The Jammu-Srinagar national highway was closed for traffic on Saturday following landslides in Ramban district, traffic department officials said. The fresh landslides were reported early in the day in the Battery Chashma area. Heavy …
  • Indian Forces Impose Curfew after Killing al-Qaeda Commander in Kashmir 25 May 2019 03:15 SRINAGAR, India – Authorities imposed on Friday a curfew in parts of India-administered Kashmir, a day after security forces said they had killed an al-Qaeda-linked top militant commander in the disputed region. Zakir Musa, 25, who allegedly headed the al- …
  • Indian troops martyr Wani’s close associate 25 May 2019 01:57 Indian troops martyr Wani’s close associate SRINAGAR: Indian troops martyred Kashmiri freedom fighter Zakir Musa in Held Kashmir's Pulwama district on Friday. Musa was a close associate of freedom fighter Burhan Wani, who was martyred by Indian forces …
  • Curfew in IoK following Kashmiri fighter’s killing 25 May 2019 01:56 Curfew in IoK following Kashmiri fighter’s killing ISLAMABAD: Indian authorities imposed a curfew and strict restrictions in occupied Kashmir to prevent people from holding anti-India and pro-freedom demonstrations on Friday following the killing of a …
  • Father-Son Duo Among Six Killed In Mishaps 25 May 2019 01:30 (MENAFN - Kashmir Observer) SRINAGAR — A father-son duo was among five people killed in separate road mishaps in Baramulla and Reasi districts of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday, report said. Two members of a family died, while two others suffered injuries …
  • Officers Warned Over Temporary Appointments 25 May 2019 01:30 (MENAFN - Kashmir Observer) SRINAGAR — The government has asked all the officers to observe the statutory rules and codal provisions in 'letter and spirit' regarding ban on the engagement of casual, seasonal, adhoc, consolidated, contractual and …
  • NC Thanks Kashmir For 'Spectacular Mandate' 25 May 2019 01:30 (MENAFN - Kashmir Observer) SRINAGAR — Jammu and Kashmir National Conference on Friday thanked people of Kashmir for a 'spectacular mandate' in its favor, saying that the party is committed to work towards protection of states special status and …
  • Burhan Wani aide Zakir Musa killed in Pulwama encounter, tension in Kashmir 25 May 2019 01:07 The damaged house where Zakir Musa was killed at Dadsara village in Tral, south of Srinagar, on Friday. (Express photo: Shuaib Masoodi) A former Hizbul Mujahideen militant who was a close aide of slain militant Burhan Wani, Zakir Rashid Bhat, was killed in …
  • Lok Sabha election results: BJP sweeps and gains 25 May 2019 01:07 Prime Minister Narendra Modi with senior BJP leader L K Advani in New Delhi, Friday. (PTI) West Bengal: 42 Lok Sabha seats The BJP increased its tally from 2 to 18 and its vote share from 16.8 per cent to 40.3 per cent. While the TMC’s tally dipped by 12, …
  • Security lockdown, clashes in J&K after killing of Musa 25 May 2019 00:33 The authorities have closed all educational institutions, suspended train services and snapped mobile Internet services across Kashmir. Srinagar: The J&K police and Central armed forces on Friday enforced a security lockdown in major parts of Kashmir …
  • Zakir Musa buried, curfew-like restrictions in Kashmir Valley 25 May 2019 00:09   The body of Al-Qaeda-affiliate Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind chief Zakir Rashid Bhat alias Musa, 25, was buried in Pulwama’s Tral on Friday. The authorities imposed curfew-like restrictions in vast parts of the Valley, especially south Kashmir and capital …
  • Geelani Pays Tribute To Musa 24 May 2019 23:46 SRINAGAR — Hurriyat Conference (G) chairman Syed Ali Geelani Friday paid tributes to slain Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind commander Zakir Musa. “Whosoever strives for implementation of divine law in His land, with his conviction and dedication are the real heroes …
  • No Prayers At Jamia For Second Consecutive Friday 24 May 2019 23:46 SRINAGAR — Authorities  disallowed the Friday congregational prayers for the second consecutive week at the historic Jamia Masjid in Nowhatta, Old city here.  Reports said the authorities had deployed a huge contingent of forces around and at the gate of …
  • Thousands Attend Zakir Musa’s Funeral Despite Curbs   24 May 2019 23:46 SRINAGAR — Despite curfew and rain, tens of thousands of people attended the funeral of Zakir Musa, described as “most wanted” militant commander, who headed the Al Qaeda affiliate Ansar Gazwatul Hind in Kashmir. People especially youth from various parts …
  • Friday Prayers Disallowed At Jamia Masjid For 2nd Week 24 May 2019 21:58 SRINAGAR — The government Friday disallowed mandatory congregational prayers for the second consecutive week at the historic Jamia Masjid in Nowhatta, Old city here. Reports said the authorities had deployed a huge contingent of forces around and at the …
  • LS Polls: Governor Congratulates Winning Candidates In J&K 24 May 2019 21:58 SRINAGAR — Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik Friday congratulated newly-elected Lok Sabha members from the state. Extending his greetings, the governor hoped that all of them would strive for strengthening democratic values and institutions at …
  • Clashes Rock Kashmir Valley Amid Curfew, Scores Injured 24 May 2019 21:58 SRINAGAR — Two youth suffered severe eye injuries after being hit by a pellet gun fired by government forces in Sopore and were among scores of people injured in Kashmir Valley during clashes against the killing of Zakir Musa, Kashmir’s most wanted …
  • India braces for Kashmir backlash as 'most wanted' militant shot dead by security forces 24 May 2019 21:52 India says it has killed the separatist leader Zakir Musa, a man widely referred to as the country’s “most wanted terrorist”, during an operation in southern Kashmir. Musa was the head of an al-Qaeda-linked group in Indian administered Kashmir, and the …
  • As MCC Ends, 13 Officers Get Additional Charge 24 May 2019 20:07 (MENAFN - Kashmir Observer) SRINAGAR — The government assigned additional charge to thirteen IAS, IFS and KAS officers in the interest of administration on Friday, a day after model code of conduct ended. According to separate orders issued by the …
  • Zakir Musa: Tensions in Kashmir after killing of top rebel 24 May 2019 17:53 Srinagar, Indian-administered Kashmir - Tensions have erupted in Indian-administered Kashmir following the killing of al-Qaeda-linked rebel commander Zakir Musa in Pulwama district's Tral area. Protests and clashes were reported on Friday in many parts …
  • Violent Protests Erupt in Kashmir After Indian Forces Kill Militant 24 May 2019 16:46 SRINAGAR, Kashmir — Thousands of protesters took to the streets of Indian-administered Kashmir on Friday, many clashing with security forces, after news spread that Indian forces had killed the most wanted militant in the contested region. Tensions have …
  • Militant killed in Indian Kashmir 24 May 2019 16:25 Authorities in Indian-administered Kashmir have killed a top militant who pledged allegiance to al-Qaeda, officials said, describing his death as a major blow to militancy in the disputed territory. As the news of Zakir Musa’s death spread on Thursday …
  • Election Results 2019: A Look At Winning Candidates 24 May 2019 15:29 Prime Minister Narendra Modi has comfortably won in his constituency of Varanasi. New Delhi: The final result for national election is out. Voters across India have given a clear mandate and chosen the 542 parliamentarians who will form the 17th Lok Sabha. …
  • Mulayam's wish comes true: 197 sitting MPs retain seats in 2019 LS polls 24 May 2019 15:24 New Delhi: A total of 197 sitting MPs, including 27 women parliamentarians, from the 2014 Lok Sabha polls have managed to retain their seats this general election. Kiren Rijiju, Jual Oram, Raja Mohan Singh, Nitin Gadkari and Babul Supriyo are among over …
  • Thousands mourn India’s ‘most wanted’ militant 24 May 2019 14:40  Share This On: Zakir Musa (BBC) — Thousands of people have attended the funeral of Zakir Musa, described as “India’s most wanted” militant, who was killed in Indian-administered Kashmir. The army said that Musa was shot dead on Thursday after they trapped …
  • Killing of 'most wanted' al-Qaeda linked Kashmir militant sparks protest 24 May 2019 14:25 Thousands have attended the funeral of a militant leader killed in Indian-administered Kashmir, as security forces cut internet access to stop his death becoming a flashpoint for protests. Indian forces surrounded Zakir Musa on Thursday evening and blew up …
  • Modi cannot remove Article 370, 35-A from J&K: Farooq Abdullah 24 May 2019 13:14 Jammu: National Conference (NC) president Farooq Abdullah said on Friday that Prime Minister Narendra Modi cannot remove Article 35-A and Article 370 from Jammu and Kashmir. He said the prime minister should make efforts to unite the people of the country …
  • India troops kill Kashmir militant linked to al Qaeda 24 May 2019 12:19 Aijaz Hussain, The Associated Press Published Friday, May 24, 2019 4:49AM EDT Last Updated Friday, May 24, 2019 7:52AM EDT SRINAGAR, India -- Government forces in Indian-controlled Kashmir killed a top militant commander linked to al Qaeda, officials said …
  • Modi can’t remove 370, 35A despite huge victory: Farooq 24 May 2019 10:55 Jammu, May 24 (IANS) National Conference President Farooq Abdullah on Friday said that no matter how powerful the electoral mandate of Prime Minister Narendra Modi might have been, he cannot remove Article 370 and 35A. Speaking to reporters here, he said: …
  • Former JK CM and winning candidate from Srinagar Farooq Abdullah dances during celebrations | Watch 24 May 2019 10:28 Image Source : ANI/TWITTER Farooq Abdullah  Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister and winning candidate from Srinagar Farooq Abdullah on Friday danced during celebrations at the party office in Jammu.  National Conference has won two out of the three …
  • How a studious Zakir Rashid Bhat became the dreaded ‘Zakir Musa’ 24 May 2019 10:13 Srinagar, May 24 (IANS) The journey of Zakir Rashid Bhat, from a well-to-do middle class family of Noorpora village in Jammu and Kashmir’s Tral area, to becoming ‘Zakir Musa’ or the most wanted militant in Kashmir reads like a Bollywood blockbuster. Seeing …
  • 100% students from 'GAIL Utkarsh' Kanpur centre clear JEE Mains 24 May 2019 10:13 In a resounding success of GAIL (India) Limited's flagship Corporate Social Responsibility initiative 'GAlL Utkarsh', all 100 students from underprivileged sections of society enrolled at its Kanpur centre qualified the JEE Mains 2019 …
  • India troops kill top Kashmir militant linked to al-Qaida 24 May 2019 10:12 Aijaz Hussain, Associated Press Updated 3:05 am PDT, Friday, May 24, 2019 Kashmiri villagers participate in the funeral procession of Zakir Musa, a top militant commander linked to al-Qaida, as it rains in Tral, south of Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir …
  • Kashmir University Reschedules Today’s Exams 24 May 2019 09:40 SRINAGAR — The Kashmir University (KU) examinations scheduled for Friday have been rescheduled and will now be held separately.  Varsity’s Controller examinations Prof Farooq Ahmad Mir told Kashmir Observer that the two examinations—B-Ed and 1st semester ( …
  • Nearly 8000 Voters Opted For NOTA Button In Baramulla LS Seat 24 May 2019 09:40 SRINAGAR — About 8000 voters opted for the none of the above (NOTA) button in elections to the Baramulla Parliamentary constituency of Jammu and Kashmir which was won by National Conference's Mohammad Akbar Lone. In Baramulla constituency of north …
  • Indian Troops Kill al-Qaida-Linked Kashmir Militant 24 May 2019 09:15 SRINAGAR, INDIA —  Government forces in Indian-controlled Kashmir killed a top militant commander linked to al-Qaida in the disputed region, officials said Friday. Zakir Musa was killed Thursday evening in a gunfight after police and soldiers launched a …
  • Baramulla registers nearly 8000 NOTA votes 24 May 2019 09:08 Image Source : PTI The trends so far show that more people are now opting for the NOTA button as an instrument of lodging a protest against many aspects that they believe are problematic in the political system.  About 8000 voters opted for the none of the …
  • Top militant linked to Al-Qaeda killed in Indian Kashmir 24 May 2019 08:54     Government forces in Indian-administered Kashmir killed a top militant who pledged allegiance to Al-Qaeda, officials said, describing his death as a major blow to militancy in the disputed territory. U.S. warns of possible Al Qaeda attack As the news …
  • Zakir Musa: Thousands mourn India's 'most wanted' militant 24 May 2019 08:54 Image copyright Reuters Image caption Thousands of people have attended the funeral in Tral Thousands of people have attended the funeral of Zakir Musa, described as "India's most wanted" militant, who was killed in Indian-administered …
  • Lok Sabha Election Results 2019: Here’s the list of newly-elected Muslim MPs 24 May 2019 08:48 Category: India, Top Stories Posted by Sameer Published: May 24, 2019, 10:28 am IST Updated: May 24, 2019, 10:30 am IST New Delhi: Prime Minister, Mr. Narendra Modi led the BJP to a stunning and historic victory in the Lok Sabha Elections 2019. The ruling …
  • Pakistan opposes any move which violates SC resolutions on Jammu & Kashmir dispute: FO 24 May 2019 08:41 24 May, 2019 ISLAMABAD: The Foreign Office on Thursday cautioned India against changing the constitutional status of occupied Kashmir and reminded it that its high-handed tactics could not suppress the freedom movement. “Pakistan opposes any move which …
  • Fears of unrest after India kills Kashmir's 'most wanted militant' 24 May 2019 08:19 Indian security forces have killed an influential Kashmiri militant, sparking protests and fears of wider unrest, who led the first al-Qaida-affiliated cell in the disputed region. Zakir Musa, 25, was part of a new generation of young militants with large …
  • Curfew Imposed In Srinagar, Restrictions Elsewhere In Kashmir 24 May 2019 08:11 (MENAFN - Kashmir Observer) SRINAGAR — Curfew has been clamped in Srinagar while elsewhere in the Kashmir valley, restrictions were imposed in major towns and tehsil headquarters on Friday following clashes last night after the death of chief of Ansar …
  • Dear PM, Build bridges to J&K, don’t sink it with rhetoric 24 May 2019 08:07 By Syed Ata Hasnain As the new government gets ready to assume office, what are the likely challenges it might face in Jammu & Kashmir (J&K)? We can hypothesise. The tenuous security situation there, governance issues and even sovereignty (as …
  • Burhan Wani’s close associate martyred in occupied Kashmir 24 May 2019 07:43 by Staff Report , (Last Updated 12 seconds ago) SRINAGAR: Indian troops martyred freedom fighter Zakir Musa along with his associate during a gunfight on Friday in Dadsara Tral area of Pulwama district in occupied Kashmir. Zakir Musa was a close associate …
  • Jammu and Kashmir Lok Sabha result: BJP, JKNC bag 3 seats, Mehbooba's PDP routed 24 May 2019 07:22 Image Source : PTI Jammu and Kashmir Lok Sabha result The BJP has retained its three Lok Sabha seats in Jammu and Kashmir, while the National Conference has won three seats in the Kashmir region. Mehbooba Mufti-led PDP could not open its account. National …
  • Jammu and Kashmir: Restrictions imposed in Valley after protests break out over killing of Zakir Musa 24 May 2019 07:21 Image Source : PTI Restrictions imposed in Valley Authorities in Jammu and Kashmir imposed restrictions in parts of the Valley on Friday in view of nocturnal protests in parts of Srinagar, Pulwama, Shopian and some other places. The Valley witnessed unrest …
  • Former Hizbul militant Zakir Musa killed in Pulwama encounter, curfew imposed in parts of Kashmir 24 May 2019 07:19 Zakir Musa, a former Hizbul Mujahedeen commander who was a close aide of Burhan Wani, Zakir Musa had reportedly left the outfit in May 2017. Former Hizbul Mujahideen militant and head of Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind outfit, Zakir Rashid Bhat, alias Zakir Musa, …
  • K.C. Hyundai Unveils SUV–‘VENUE’ In Srinagar 24 May 2019 00:28 SRINAGAR —  Hyundai Motor India Ltd., the country’s first Smart Mobility Solutions Company and the largest exporter since inception, launched India’s first fully Connected SUV – Hyundai VENUE. The Hyundai VENUE has been designed to offer Solid Road …
  • Farooq Abdullah Wins Srinagar LS Seat By Over 70,000 Votes 24 May 2019 00:26 SRINAGAR — Former chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir and National Conference president Farooq Abdullah Thursday won the election to the Srinagar Lok Sabha constituency by trouncing his nearest rival by over 70,000 votes, entering the lower house of …
  • 211 Of 519 Schools In Srinagar Function From Rented Accommodation 24 May 2019 00:24 (MENAFN - Kashmir Observer) SRINAGAR —Almost half of government run schools this summer capital city of the state are schools are functioning from rented accommodation, putting a question mark over the tall claims of the government regarding streamlining …
  • Farooq Abdullah Wins From Jammu And Kashmir's Srinagar 23 May 2019 17:17 Farooq Abdullah has won from Jammu and Kashmir's Srinagar with more than 1,00,000 votes New Delhi: Farooq Abdullah is a three-time chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir and the Member of Parliament from Srinagar Lok Sabha constituency. Mr Abdullah has …
  • Farooq Abdullah wins Srinagar seat by over 70,000 votes 23 May 2019 14:06
  • No restriction on civilian traffic on Jammu-Srinagar highway from Monday 22 May 2019 10:10 Image Source : REPRESENTATIONAL Jammu and Kashmir governor's administration withdrew an order restricting movement of civilian traffic on the national highway between Srinagar and Jammu The Jammu and Kashmir governor's administration Tuesday …
  • Budgam crash: IAF Srinagar base commander transferred 22 May 2019 10:07 An IAF Mi-17 chopper crashed in Budgam area of Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday. (Express photo/Shuaib Masoodi) The Air Officer Commanding of the Srinagar air base in Jammu and Kashmir has been posted out before the end of his tenure in the middle of the …
  • Omar Blames Centre,Previous JK Govt For Srinagar's Infrastructure Issues 22 May 2019 03:01 (MENAFN - Kashmir Observer) SRINAGAR — National Conference (NC) leader Omar Abdullah on Tuesday said the urban life of Srinagar city was blight with various problems, adding that neither the Centre nor the Jammu and Kashmir government invested in the …
  • Traffic restrictions on Jammu-Srinagar highway to end next week 21 May 2019 18:22 Srinagar, May 21 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government announced on Tuesday that there would be no restrictions on civilian traffic on the Jammu-Srinagar national highway from May 27 onwards. In the aftermath of the February 14 Pulwama terror attack, the …
  • Commanding officer of IAF's Srinagar base shifted ahead of inquiry into helicopter crash in Budgam 21 May 2019 18:16 By PTI NEW DELHI: The Indian Air Force has transferred the Air Officer Commanding (AOC) of Srinagar base as a court of inquiry steps up probe into the crash of a Mi-17 helicopter in Budgam due to suspected friendly fire on February 27 -- the day Indian and …
  • Omar Abdullah highlights Srinagar's infrastructure issues, blames Centre, previous J&K govt 21 May 2019 14:58
  • CoI into helicopter crash in Budgam: Commanding officer of IAF's Srinagar base shifted 21 May 2019 14:22
  • FSO Collects Fine Of Rs 2,32,500 From Erring Traders In Srinagar 21 May 2019 06:34 SRINAGAR —The Office of Food Safety Organization (FSO) in district Srinagar today informed that the organization during the current week imposed a fine amount of Rs2,32,500 from the erring traders under Food Safety & Standards Act, 2006 Rules and …
  • Central forces to jointly monitor Srinagar airport 21 May 2019 04:41 New Delhi: The Centre is all set to tweak security norms at the sensitive Srinagar airport by continuing with Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and deploying Central Industrial Security Force (CISF). CISF will replace Jammu and Kashmir police while CRPF …
  • Restrictions imposed in Srinagar over separatist march 21 May 2019 04:24 Srinagar, May 21 (IANS) Authorities have imposed restrictions in Srinagar on Tuesday to prevent a separatist-called commemoration march. The Hurriyat Conference has called for the march to the Martyrs Graveyard in the Old City’s Eidgah area to pay homage …
  • Trying to fix education system, Srinagar looks at Delhi’s model schools 20 May 2019 22:18 Srinagar district officials had visited a Delhi govt model school in March. To revive Srinagar’s government school infrastructure, which is “moving towards extinction”, the state district administration has adopted 25 “model schools” to introduce reforms …
  • Srinagar: Exhibition displays rare books and manuscripts on Kashmir's history 20 May 2019 06:19 [India], May 20 (ANI): In a bid to make the youth of the Valley more aware about the culture, tradition, literature and history of the state, Shri Pratap Singh library organised a rare book and manuscript exhibition here. Rare Kashmiri, Persian, Hindi, …
  • Jammu and Kashmir authorities order proper maintenance of Jammu-Srinagar highway after frequent closures 18 May 2019 14:43 Image Source : PTI J&K admin orders proper maintenance of Jammu-Srinagar highway Concerned over frequent closure of the Jammu-Srinagar national highway, authorities have directed the concerned agencies to ensure its proper maintenance so that …
  • 'Srinagar airport, Awantipora base always at high alert' 18 May 2019 08:28 The Srinagar airport and the Indian Air Force airbase at Awantipora are already at high alert for over a decade and a half, officials said on Friday in wake of reports about heightened security following an imminent terror threat. The Srinagar airport and …
  • Intelligence input warns against terrorists’ plans to carry out attack on Srinagar air base: Sources 17 May 2019 09:52 Image Source : PTI Representational According to government sources, Intelligence input has warned against terrorists’ plans to carry out an attack on Srinagar and Awantipora air bases in Jammu and Kashmir. Security forces are on high alert in and around …
  • Srinagar Resident Held For Hate Video 17 May 2019 07:23 SRINAGAR — Jammu and Kashmir Police on Thursday arrested a person on charges of spreading sectarian hatred on social media.  “Recently, a video surfaced on the popular social networking application Tik-Tok which was promoting hatred against a particular …
  • J&K Bank Starts Full Fledged Treasury Operations Centre In Srinagar 16 May 2019 22:51 SRINAGAR — Principal Secretary Finance, J&K Government, Dr Arun Kumar Mehta (IAS) Thursday inaugurated the J&K Bank’s   relocated Treasury Operations Centre from Mumbai to the state of the art premises in the Srinagar; in presence of the Chairman …
  • Classwork In Srinagar HS Schools, Colleges To Remain Suspended Today 16 May 2019 02:06 (MENAFN - Kashmir Observer) SRINAGAR — The authorities have ordered suspension of classwork in all higher secondary schools and colleges of Srinagar today on May 16. The decision to close the said educational institutions has been taken as a precautionary …
  • Thousands of stranded vehicles cleared along Jammu-Srinagar national highway 15 May 2019 14:57
  • Delhi Police Nabs ‘Absconding Militant’ From Srinagar 15 May 2019 04:04 NEW DELHI — The Special Cell of Delhi Police has arrested an absconding Jaish-e-Mohammad militant from Srinagar, who was planning to go to Pakistan-administered-Kashmir (PaK), officials said Tuesday. The 51-year-old, who was carrying a reward of Rs 2 lakh, …
  • Heartwarming video shows Pulwama survivour feeding child in Srinagar 15 May 2019 02:54 Image Source : Singh walked towards the boy and offered his lunchbox to the child, only to find that his hands were stricken with "paralysis". A CRPF jawan, who was part of the convoy that was targeted in the Pulwama attack, has been decorated …
  • 15 Quintals Of PDS Rice Seized In Srinagar, Two Held: Police 15 May 2019 01:38 (MENAFN - Kashmir Observer) SRINAGAR — Police Tuesday seized 15 quintals of subsidized rice from an load carrier near Maisuma Bund here, a day after authorities ordered a probe following the seizure of a huge quantity of rice meant for public distribution …
  • Srinagar Bishop calls the rape of a three-year-old girl in Kashmir an outrage against humanity 14 May 2019 22:04 The child was lured into a school bathroom by a 20-year-old man, who tried to claim a younger age. Both victim and attacker are Muslim, but from different sects. For Bishop Ivan Pereira, the Church works “a lot on education, putting ourselves on the side …
  • Delhi police nabs absconding Jaish terrorist from Srinagar 14 May 2019 18:24 Delhi Police has arrested an alleged terrorist of Jaish-e-Mohammad carrying a reward of Rs 2 lakh from Srinagar, officials said Tuesday.  Delhi Police has arrested an alleged terrorist of Jaish-e-Mohammad carrying a reward of Rs 2 lakh from Srinagar, …
  • JeM terrorist Abdul Majid Baba arrested by Delhi Police in Srinagar 14 May 2019 18:06 [India] May 14 (ANI): A special cell of Delhi Police has arrested a wanted Jaish-e-Mohammad terrorist, Abdul Majid Baba in Srinagar, said police on Tuesday. Addressing a press conference, in Delhi, Sanjeev Yadav DCP Special cell said, "The team of …
  • Delhi Police nab Jaish terrorist in Srinagar 14 May 2019 11:52 New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Delhi Police has arrested a member of the Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) terror outfit from Srinagar, a police officer said on Tuesday. Adul Majeed, who was absconding and took shelter in Srinagar, was arrested by a team of the Special …
  • Traffic resumes on Jammu-Srinagar Highway after remaining closed for 13 hours 25 May 2019 15:56
  • GoAir launched 1 million seats on sale starting from Rs 899 onwards 25 May 2019 14:22 (MENAFN - ForPressRelease) Mumbai, May 24th, 2019: GoAir, Indias fastest growing airline, today put the power of 10 in the hands of customers. GoAir today launched its Mega Million Sale for its domestic routes with ticket fares starting at Rs 899 onwards ( …
  • The Unifier-IV: Modi’s Backward Janata Party (IANS Exclusive) 25 May 2019 14:20 New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) The evolution of the BJP under PM Narendra Modi has been stark, redefining and reimagined. Even as one seeks clues to covert and overt Hindu resurgence and revivalism, one cant run away from the fact of how a party predominantly of …
  • New India: 3 Muslims thrashed by Gau Rakshaks, forced to chant ‘Jai Shri Ram’ 25 May 2019 13:35 The victims identified as Taufik, Anjum Shama and Dilip Malviya were booked them under the Anti-cow Slaughter Act and were sent to judicial custody for allegedly carrying 140 kg red meat. Category: India, News, Top Stories Posted by safoora Published: May …
  • Sumbal Rape: Police Files Chargesheet Against Accused  25 May 2019 13:18 SRINAGAR — Police on Saturday filed a chargesheet against accused in the alleged rape of 3-year old child in Bandipora district of north Kashmir. The accused was arrested soon after the incident on May 8 at Sumbal and the charge sheet has been filed within …
  • Police file charge sheet in Bandipora minor rape case 25 May 2019 13:10 Srinagar, May 25 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir Police on Saturday filed the charge sheet against the youth accused of raping a minor girl in Bandipora district earlier this month. “The charge sheet was presented today in the special court of Principal …
  • People of Jammu, Ladakh want immediate removal of Articles 370, 35A: BJP 25 May 2019 12:38
  • If it’s ‘the economy, stupid,’ why did Modi win? 25 May 2019 11:43 May 25 at 7:00 AM Milan Vaishnav is senior fellow and director of the South Asia Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. He is host of “Grand Tamasha,” a weekly podcast about Indian politics. On Thursday, the ruling Bharatiya Janata …
  • Horrified to see cow vigilantes thrashing innocent men in MP: Mehbooba Mufti 25 May 2019 11:22 By PTI SRINAGAR: Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti Saturday hoped that the Madhya Pradesh government will take swift action against suspected cow vigilantes for thrashing two persons. Suspected cow vigilantes allegedly thrashed two …
  • Indian Army soldier commits suicide in Baramulla 25 May 2019 10:49 Security forces in Jammu and Kashmir carry out overnight raids, Centre sends additional troops.Reuters An Indian Army soldier shot himself on Saturday in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district, police sources said. Battini Tirupati Rao of the …
  • Mehbooba Mufti's Loss Leaves J&K Battle To National Conference, BJP 25 May 2019 10:38 New Delhi: The results of the national election have shown a mirror to People's Democratic Party and given a clear edge to the National Conference in Kashmir valley and the BJP in Jammu region. But whether the state election will be held in November …
  • Three Muslims thrashed, made to chant 'Jai Shri Ram' in MP for allegedly carrying beef 25 May 2019 10:32 By Online Desk On May 22, a day before the BJP was voted back to power for the second time, three Muslims, including a woman, were thrashed by cow vigilantes in Madhya Pradesh for reportedly carrying beef in an autorickshaw.  According to media reports, …
  • At 46% BJP gets highest ever vote share in J-K, leads in 27 assembly segments 25 May 2019 10:30 JAMMU: The BJP, which bagged three Lok Sabha seats in Jammu and Kashmir, has got its highest ever vote share of 46.4 per cent in the state, more than that of Congress, NC and PDP put together, as per EC data. The National Conference (NC), which swept the …
  • Kashmir 'Ambassador' Yusuf Buch Passes Away in NY 25 May 2019 10:01 (MENAFN - Kashmir Observer) Srinagar: Former senior advisor to the Secretary General of the United Nations and prominent Kashmiri intellectual, Ambassador Yusuf Buch, has passed away in New York. Buch (98), who was best known as an eminent expert on the …
  • Soldier commits suicide in Baramulla 25 May 2019 09:48 Srinagar, May 25 (IANS) An Indian Army soldier shot himself on Saturday in Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla district, police sources said. Battini Tirupati Rao of the engineering regiment shot himself with his service rifle inside a camp in Pattan area, the …
  • Indian polls: Presence of Muslim MPs higher this time 25 May 2019 08:59 The number of Muslim lawmakers in India’s new parliament has gone up by four compared to the previous House, with 27 candidates from the community emerging victorious in the recent national elections. The previous Lok Sabha had 23 Muslim parliamentarians, …
  • Jammu-Srinagar National Highway closed after massive landslide hits Ramban 25 May 2019 08:51 [India], May 25 (ANI): The Jammu-Srinagar National Highway was closed on Saturday after a massive landslide hit Battery Chashma area in Ramban district following heavy overnight rainfall, officials said. Inspector General of Police (Traffic) Alok Kumar …
  • Jammu-Srinagar Highway Closed After Heavy Landslides 25 May 2019 08:30 The Jammu-Srinagar national highway was closed for traffic on Saturday, following landslides in Ramban district, traffic department officials said. The fresh landslides were reported early in the day in the Battery Chashma area. Heavy traffic jams were …
  • Jammu-Srinagar national highway closed due to landslide 25 May 2019 08:08 The landslide occurred near Battery Cheshma, completely blocking the 270-km arterial road, the official added. (Express Photo by Shuaib Masoodi/Representational) A landslide hit the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway in Jammu and Kashmir’s Ramban district …
  • Jammu-Srinagar highway blocked due to massive landslide, thousands of vehicles stranded 25 May 2019 06:22 Banihal/Jammu: A massive landslide hit the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway in Ramban district in the wee hours of Saturday, leading to suspension of traffic on the only road linking Kashmir with rest of the country, officials said. The landslide, …
  • India's Modi will continue to use Kashmir as fodder for Hindu nationalism 25 May 2019 06:12 Although the country's far-right has always derived its strength from dehumanising Kashmir's right to self-determination, the "secular" parties oversaw worse atrocities against the Kashmiri people when they were in power. Ahead of the …
  • Day after BJP's victory, Farooq Abdullah bats for better ties with Pakistan 25 May 2019 05:07 [India], May 24 (ANI): A day after BJP registered landslide victory in the Lok Sabha elections, National Conference chairman Farooq Abdullah on Friday stressed on the need for bettering relations with Pakistan. "We have to live peacefully with our …
  • Restrictions to continue in Srinagar and other places 25 May 2019 04:37 Srinagar, May 25 (IANS) Protests in the wake of the killing of Ansar Ghazwatul Hind outfit’s chief commander Zakir Musa, forced authorities in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday to continue preventive restrictions in the Kashmir Valley. All schools and colleges …
  • BSF jawan commits suicide by shooting self in Tripura 25 May 2019 04:23 By ANI DHALAI: An Assistant Sub-Inspector of Border Security Force (BSF) committed suicide by shooting himself with a rifle here on Friday. The deceased, Ashwini Kumar of 86 battalion, committed suicide inside a bus. Originally from Jammu and Kashmir, the …
  • NC will form next J&K govt: Farooq Abdullah 25 May 2019 04:14 Jammu and Kashmir National Conference party president Farooq Abdullah claimed that his party would form the next government in the state, a day after the NC won three parliament seats in Kashmir. Abdullah, who won from the Srinagar parliamentary …
  • Heavy rain hits parts of Punjab, KP 25 May 2019 04:00 ISLAMABAD: Rain-bearing clouds gathered over northern areas of the country in the early hours of Friday morning, causing heavy rain in parts of Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa later in the day that led to deadly flash floods at places. The westerly weather …
  • Landslides force Jammu-Srinagar highway to close 25 May 2019 03:57 Jammu, May 25 (IANS) The Jammu-Srinagar national highway was closed for traffic on Saturday following landslides in Ramban district, traffic department officials said. The fresh landslides were reported early in the day in the Battery Chashma area. Heavy …
  • 370, 35A repeal likely to face legal hurdles 25 May 2019 03:14 Faced with criticism over its inept handling of Jammu and Kashmir during its first term, the new NDA government will have an uphill task as the BJP’s election manifesto promised abrogation of Article 370 of the Constitution, annulling of Article 35A and …
  • Father-Son Duo Among Six Killed In Mishaps 25 May 2019 01:30 (MENAFN - Kashmir Observer) SRINAGAR — A father-son duo was among five people killed in separate road mishaps in Baramulla and Reasi districts of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday, report said. Two members of a family died, while two others suffered injuries …
  • Officers Warned Over Temporary Appointments 25 May 2019 01:30 (MENAFN - Kashmir Observer) SRINAGAR — The government has asked all the officers to observe the statutory rules and codal provisions in 'letter and spirit' regarding ban on the engagement of casual, seasonal, adhoc, consolidated, contractual and …
  • Sacked Army Man Held For Running Fake Job Racket 25 May 2019 01:30 (MENAFN - Kashmir Observer) JAMMU — A dismissed Army personnel running a fake soldiers' recruitment racket while impersonating as a colonel has been arrested along with his three accomplices, officials said Friday. The police team which arrested sacked …
  • NC Thanks Kashmir For 'Spectacular Mandate' 25 May 2019 01:30 (MENAFN - Kashmir Observer) SRINAGAR — Jammu and Kashmir National Conference on Friday thanked people of Kashmir for a 'spectacular mandate' in its favor, saying that the party is committed to work towards protection of states special status and …
  • Burhan Wani aide Zakir Musa killed in Pulwama encounter, tension in Kashmir 25 May 2019 01:07 The damaged house where Zakir Musa was killed at Dadsara village in Tral, south of Srinagar, on Friday. (Express photo: Shuaib Masoodi) A former Hizbul Mujahideen militant who was a close aide of slain militant Burhan Wani, Zakir Rashid Bhat, was killed in …
  • Lok Sabha election results: BJP sweeps and gains 25 May 2019 01:07 Prime Minister Narendra Modi with senior BJP leader L K Advani in New Delhi, Friday. (PTI) West Bengal: 42 Lok Sabha seats The BJP increased its tally from 2 to 18 and its vote share from 16.8 per cent to 40.3 per cent. While the TMC’s tally dipped by 12, …
  • Madhuri Kanitkar takes charge as Major General Medical, Udhampur 25 May 2019 01:07 Maj Gen Madhuri Kanitkar Major General Madhuri Kanitkar, who completed more than two years as dean of AFMC in Pune, took charge Friday as Major General Medical, Udhampur in charge of combat medical care for the Northern Command sector of Jammu and Kashmir …
  • Abusive election season ends: What next? 25 May 2019 00:31 'I do not think it's possible for the winners and losers to shake hands and go back to regular business at the end of this.' 'It seems visceral, personal and nasty at a depth we have not plumbed before,' says Aakar Patel. IMAGE: Prime …
  • Congress draws a blank in 18 states, Union territories 25 May 2019 00:21 The Congress has drawn a blank in 18 states and Union Territories -- an indicator of its decimation in the Lok Sabha polls. This is the Congress’ second straight rout in Lok Sabha elections after it was decimated in the 2014 polls when the party ended up …
  • Operation to kill Zakir Musa handled well, no collateral damage to security forces: SP Pani 24 May 2019 22:51 [India], May 24 (ANI): The operation, in which one of the most wanted terrorist Hizbul Mujahideen commander Zakir Musa was killed by security forces is now over without any collateral damage to security forces, police said. Inspector General (IG) of Police …
  • After BJP’s victory, party treasurer cherishes his house where Modi lived 24 May 2019 22:43 Raj Kishore shows PM’s old photos at his residence. Jaipal Singh TWO HOUSES in Panchkula’s Sector 7 are shinning with decoration lights since Thursday’s declaration of Lok Sabha results. Besides the party’s grand success, for the house owner Raj Kishore — …
  • 18 students killed in Gujarat building fire 24 May 2019 22:01 (MENAFN - Gulf Times) At least 18 students were killed after a massive fire broke out at a tuition class in Gujarat yesterday, police said. Television footage broadcast by private channel NDTV showed people jumping off the top floor of the Takshashila …
  • LS Polls: Governor Congratulates Winning Candidates In J&K 24 May 2019 21:58 SRINAGAR — Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik Friday congratulated newly-elected Lok Sabha members from the state. Extending his greetings, the governor hoped that all of them would strive for strengthening democratic values and institutions at …
  • India braces for Kashmir backlash as 'most wanted' militant shot dead by security forces 24 May 2019 21:52 India says it has killed the separatist leader Zakir Musa, a man widely referred to as the country’s “most wanted terrorist”, during an operation in southern Kashmir. Musa was the head of an al-Qaeda-linked group in Indian administered Kashmir, and the …
  • Iran looks to Pakistan for mediation 24 May 2019 21:23 NEW DELHI: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s landslide victory in the country’s general elections has met with mixed feelings over the future of the economy. The premier has been re-elected with an overwhelming majority of 305 out of 545 seats in the …
  • Modi begins talks for new cabinet 24 May 2019 21:02 Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was set to hold talks yesterday to form a new cabinet to tackle a stuttering economy and other challenges facing his second term after winning a big majority. According to a statement from office of president of India, …
  • LS polls: UPA performance only marginally better than last time 24 May 2019 20:59 [India], May 24 (ANI): Congress managed to add only eight seats to its tally of 44 it had won in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, marking its second consecutive electoral debacle in five years. Last elections were the worst for the Congress when it got the …
  • Modi wins 24 May 2019 20:16 AS was widely expected, Narendra Modi has won another term in office but his margin of the victory has rightly been described by analysts as ‘dramatic’ and ‘stunning’ because of the mandate given by the electorate to a leader who espouses divisive politics …
  • Report on HR violations in IoK 24 May 2019 20:16 Mohammad Jamil TENS of thousands of innocent people in Indian occupied Kashmir (IoK) have been subjected to torture in the past three decades, according to a report released on Monday by two prominent human rights groups – the Association of Parents of …
  • Torture as instrument of control in IoK 24 May 2019 20:16 Dr Muhammad Khan AFTER a detail report from the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, on Kashmir, Human Rights bodies have released another report entitled, ‘Breaking the silence; Report documents torture in Kashmir. The opening narrative of …
  • LGBT lesson protests hijacked by religious extremists, MPs say 24 May 2019 17:30 Protests against LGBT lessons in schools have been hijacked by those with a “religious, extremist agenda” who are holding schools “under siege”, MPs have said, as the number of schools being targeted has grown. Anderton Park primary school, in the Moseley …
  • Pak media terms Modi's victory 'emphatic mandate' 24 May 2019 17:14 Prime Minister Narendra Modi winning a second five-year term drew a mixed response from the Pakistani media, with some calling it an "emphatic mandate" based on national security while others terming it a "global trend" of right-wing …
  • Hindutva-led hypernationalism in India brought Modi again 24 May 2019 16:53 ISLAMABAD: Terming persistent Hindutva-led anti-Muslim and anti-Pakistan rhetoric a catalyst for Modi’s electoral win, the speakers at a roundtable session expressed grave concerns over growing isolation of minorities in India, fearing that if not …
  • Mulayam's wish comes true: 197 sitting MPs retain seats in 2019 LS polls 24 May 2019 15:24 New Delhi: A total of 197 sitting MPs, including 27 women parliamentarians, from the 2014 Lok Sabha polls have managed to retain their seats this general election. Kiren Rijiju, Jual Oram, Raja Mohan Singh, Nitin Gadkari and Babul Supriyo are among over …
  • Pakistan opposes any move which violates SC resolutions on Jammu & Kashmir dispute: FO 24 May 2019 08:41 24 May, 2019 ISLAMABAD: The Foreign Office on Thursday cautioned India against changing the constitutional status of occupied Kashmir and reminded it that its high-handed tactics could not suppress the freedom movement. “Pakistan opposes any move which …
  • Jammu and Kashmir Lok Sabha result: BJP, JKNC bag 3 seats, Mehbooba's PDP routed 24 May 2019 07:22 Image Source : PTI Jammu and Kashmir Lok Sabha result The BJP has retained its three Lok Sabha seats in Jammu and Kashmir, while the National Conference has won three seats in the Kashmir region. Mehbooba Mufti-led PDP could not open its account. National …
  • Jammu and Kashmir: Restrictions imposed in Valley after protests break out over killing of Zakir Musa 24 May 2019 07:21 Image Source : PTI Restrictions imposed in Valley Authorities in Jammu and Kashmir imposed restrictions in parts of the Valley on Friday in view of nocturnal protests in parts of Srinagar, Pulwama, Shopian and some other places. The Valley witnessed unrest …
  • NC Sweeps Kashmir Valley, BJP Bags Jammu & Ladakh 24 May 2019 00:25 SRINAGAR — National Conference’s Hasnain Masoodi handed over a shocking defeat to the People’s Democratic Party President and former Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti from the Anantnag parliamentary constituency. Masoodi, a former judge of the high court, …
  • Lok Sabha election results: In J-K NC wins Valley, BJP Jammu & Ladakh 23 May 2019 23:55 National Conference president Farooq Abdullah won from Srinagar seat. (Express file photo) It was almost Jammu and Ladakh versus Kashmir in Jammu and Kashmir, as BJP won the two seats from Jammu and the lone Ladakh seat, while the National Conference (NC) …
  • NC wins all three Valley seats; BJP retains Jammu, Udhampur and Ladakh 23 May 2019 17:27 With this, the regional and religious divide has once again become evident in Jammu and Kashmir. Srinagar: National Conference (NC) has won all the three Lok Sabha seats in Muslim-majority Kashmir Valley whereas the BJP has retained the two seats of …
  • Farooq Abdullah Wins From Jammu And Kashmir's Srinagar 23 May 2019 17:17 Farooq Abdullah has won from Jammu and Kashmir's Srinagar with more than 1,00,000 votes New Delhi: Farooq Abdullah is a three-time chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir and the Member of Parliament from Srinagar Lok Sabha constituency. Mr Abdullah has …
  • Lok Sabha election results 2019 - J&K LIVE:National Conference sweeps Kashmir; BJP likely to win Jammu, Ladakh 23 May 2019 14:57 2019-05-23 3.39 (IST) J&K National Conference has won from all the three seats, Srinagar, Baramulla and Anantnag constituencies of Kashmir region. Former Chief Minister, Farooq Abdullah, J&K Legislative Assembly speaker, Akbar lone and party leader …
  • BJP takes out victory rally in Jammu 23 May 2019 13:29
  • Farooq Abdullah’s NC Sweeps Kashmir Valley, BJP Wins Jammu, Ladakh 23 May 2019 12:32 As National Conference won all three Lok Sabha seats in the Kashmir valley, BJP won the two seats in Jammu and the one in Ladakh. National Conference president Farooq Abdullah won the Srinagar Lok Sabha seat for a fourth time. The 83-year-old three time …
  • NC leading in 3 seats, BJP in 2 in Jammu and Kashmir 23 May 2019 07:39
  • Arrangements Made For Peaceful Counting Of Votes In Jammu And Kashmir 22 May 2019 23:08 Election officials said 10 counting centres have been set up for the counting process. Jammu/Srinagar: Elaborate arrangements have been made by Election Commission officials in Jammu and Kashmir to ensure peaceful counting of votes for the six Lok …
  • No restriction on civilian traffic on Jammu-Srinagar highway from Monday 22 May 2019 10:10 Image Source : REPRESENTATIONAL Jammu and Kashmir governor's administration withdrew an order restricting movement of civilian traffic on the national highway between Srinagar and Jammu The Jammu and Kashmir governor's administration Tuesday …
  • Jammu and Kashmir: Governor Satya Pal Malik reviews security for Amarnath Yatra 22 May 2019 10:08 Image Source : PTI Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik on Tuesday reviewed security arrangements for the annual Amarnath Yatra that begins on July 1. "In a meeting held at the state Raj Bhawan in …
  • Jammu-Kashmir: Two terrorists neutralised by security forces in Kulgam 22 May 2019 10:02 [India], May 22 (ANI): Two terrorists were killed on Wednesday in an encounter with the security forces in Gopalpora area of Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said. The identities and affiliations of the killed terrorists are being ascertained. …
  • Security personnel killed in IED blast in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch 22 May 2019 08:51 By ANI POONCH: One security personnel was killed and seven people injured in an improvised explosive device (IED) blast in Mendhar area along the Line of Control in Poonch sector of Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday. On Saturday, a Border Security Force …
  • Being responsive- on the Jammu & Kashmir report 22 May 2019 00:27 The government’s decision to shut down communication with UN Special Rapporteurs seeking to question India on alleged human rights violations in Jammu and Kashmir may appear extreme, but is in line with its reaction to such international reports over the …
  • Traffic restrictions on Jammu-Srinagar highway to end next week 21 May 2019 18:22 Srinagar, May 21 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government announced on Tuesday that there would be no restrictions on civilian traffic on the Jammu-Srinagar national highway from May 27 onwards. In the aftermath of the February 14 Pulwama terror attack, the …
  • Jammu-Kashmir: Two terrorists neutralised in encounter with security forces in Shopian 21 May 2019 18:13 [India], May 12 (ANI): Two terrorists were neutralized in an encounter between security forces and terrorists in Hind Sita Pora area of Shopian district on Sunday morning. Weapons and a huge cache of ammunition were recovered from the encounter site. The …
  • No accused in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act cases should get bail: Jammu DIG to SSPs 21 May 2019 16:54 By PTI JAMMU: District police chiefs in the state have been directed to ensure accused in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act (NDPS) cases do not get bail. The SSPs were asked to concentrate on source, carrier and destination in narcotics cases, …
  • Man Carrying Country-Made Pistol Arrested In Jammu 21 May 2019 13:13 (MENAFN - Kashmir Observer) JAMMU — A man was arrested for allegedly carrying a country-made pistol and live bullets here, officials said Tuesday. The man tried to run away when a police team on checking duty spotted him at Shamshan Ghat Chowk in Shastri …
  • Two policemen from Jammu and Kashmir scale Mount Everest; Home Minister, Governor heap praises 21 May 2019 11:47 Image Source : PTI Two policemen from Jammu and Kashmir scale Mount Everest Two policemen from Jammu and Kashmir have scaled the Mount Everest, police said on Tuesday. Wishing the cops on their achievement, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said the team …
  • Man carrying pistol arrested in Jammu 21 May 2019 11:28 Jammu, May 21 (IANS) Police on Tuesday arrested a man carrying a country made pistol in Jammu and Kashmir’s Jammu city. The man was spotted moving about in a suspicious manner in Shamshan Ghat Chowk of Shastri Nagar locality. “He was asked to stop after …
  • Gunfight in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian 21 May 2019 10:03 Srinagar, May 21 (IANS) A gunfight took place on Tuesday between the security forces and militants in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district, police said. After receiving information about the presence of militants in the Yarwan forests of Keller area, the …
  • Report documenting torture as ‘Instrument of Control’ in Jammu and Kashmir released 21 May 2019 04:31 Cover page of the report titled, ‘Torture: Indian State’s Instrument of Control in Indian Administered J&K’ released by the Association of Parents of Disappeared Persons and the Jammu Kashmir Coalition of Civil Society on May 20. The first ‘ …
  • India cuts off UN panel after Jammu & Kashmir report 20 May 2019 21:45 Reacting angrily to a submission from the Geneva-based Human Rights Council (HRC) on the alleged violations in Jammu and Kashmir, India has informed the United Nations body that it will no longer entertain any communication with the HRC’s Special …
  • Jammu and Kashmir: Body of missing teacher recovered from lake in Bandipora 20 May 2019 12:03 Image Source : PTI Representation of image The body of a teacher, who went missing last week, was recovered from a lake in Jammu and Kashmir's Bandipora district on Monday, police said. The body of Mushtaq Ahmad Lone (29), a resident Sheikpora …
  • Exit Polls Predict No Seat For PDP In Jammu & Kashmir 20 May 2019 04:14 Going by the opinion polls, of the six Lok Sabha seats in Jammu and Kashmir, the BJP is predicted to win two seats, Congress one and the National Conference all the three seats of the Valley. According to exit polls, the PDP is likely to lose from all …
  • PDP Activist Critical After Militant Attack In Jammu And Kashmir's Kulgam 20 May 2019 04:14 A Peoples Democratic Party activist was grievously injured after militants allegedly shot him at Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district on Sunday, police said. Suspected militants shot at PDP worker Mohammad Jamal, 65, near his residence at Zungalpora …
  • Two centres set up for counting of votes in Jammu Lok Sabha seat 19 May 2019 09:28
  • Two centres set up for counting of votes in Jammu Lok Sabha seat 19 May 2019 09:15 By PTI JAMMU: Two centres have been set up here for counting of votes in the Jammu Lok Sabha seat on May 23, a senior official said on Sunday, asserting that all necessary arrangements have been put in place to ensure smooth and peaceful exercise. The …
  • Jammu and Kashmir elections were easier to manage: CRPF 19 May 2019 03:58
  • Jammu and Kashmir authorities order proper maintenance of Jammu-Srinagar highway after frequent closures 18 May 2019 14:43 Image Source : PTI J&K admin orders proper maintenance of Jammu-Srinagar highway Concerned over frequent closure of the Jammu-Srinagar national highway, authorities have directed the concerned agencies to ensure its proper maintenance so that …
  • 2 terrorists gunned down in encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama 18 May 2019 06:39 Encounter underway between terrorists and security forces in Panzgam village of Awantipora in south Kashmir's Pulwama district.Twitter/ANI An encounter broke out between terrorists and security forces in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir on …
  • ‘Cow vigilantes’ kill man in Jammu, locals run riot 17 May 2019 16:38
  • Another minor raped in Jammu and Kashmir, accused arrested 17 May 2019 11:33 This is the second such case in the Valley during the last six days. On May 9, a 3-year old girl was allegedly raped in Bandipora district.  Days after the rape of an infant in Jammu and Kashmir's Bandipora evoked shock and outrage, another case of a …
  • Sanatam Dhadam Sabha demands SIT probe into Bhaderwah killing in Jammu and Kashmir 17 May 2019 09:52 Image Source : PTI Sanatam Dhadam Sabha demands SIT probe into Bhaderwah killing The Sanatam Dhadam Sabha, an organisation of Hindus, Thursday demanded the constitution of a special investigation team (SIT) to probe the death of a person in firing in …
  • Three militants killed in Jammu and Kashmir gunfight 16 May 2019 17:19 Image Source : PTI Militant killed in Jammu and Kashmir gunfight Three militants killed and two soldiers were injured on Thursday in a gunfight in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district, police said. Based on a tip-off, security forces including …
  • Jammu and Kashmir: Army called out, curfew imposed in Bhaderwah town 16 May 2019 17:19 Image Source : PTI Army called out, curfew imposed in Bhaderwah town Authorities imposed curfew and called out the Army on Thursday following clashes in Jammu and Kashmir's Bhaderwah town in Doda district. Official sources said the clashes broke out …
  • Man Held With Revolver, Live Cartridges In Jammu 16 May 2019 11:06 JAMMU — A man was arrested after he was found carrying a revolver and live cartridges here on Thursday, officials said. Anil Sharma alias Kali, a resident of Jammu's Bhagwati Nagar, tried to flee when he saw a police team on checking duty at Digiana …
  • Jammu and Kashmir bank's net profit up by 129 percent but best bottomline could come in 3-4 quarters 16 May 2019 09:24 Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir bank has reported a 129 percent growth in net profit for financial year 2018-19 at Rs 465 crore as compared to Rs 202 crore in the previous fiscal. In the quarter ending March, the bank's profit was Rs 215 crore as …
  • KAS officer found dead in Jammu flat, kin cry foul 15 May 2019 18:28
  • Thousands of stranded vehicles cleared along Jammu-Srinagar national highway 15 May 2019 14:57
  • Jammu: Kashmir Administrative Services officer found hanging from ceiling in apartment 15 May 2019 13:54 Image Source : PTI Representational image   A Kashmir Administrative Services (KAS) officer was found hanging from the ceiling in his apartment in Jammu on Tuesday evening, police said. A 2004 KAS batch officer, Sushil Atri, was the deputy director of …
  • Another Jammu And Kashmir Minor Raped Days After Protests For 3-Year-Old 15 May 2019 07:44 This is the second such case of sexual assault of a minor in the state in a week. (File) Srinagar: A 20-year-old man has been arrested in Ganderbal district of Jammu and Kashmir for allegedly raping a minor days after the rape of a 3-year-old in Bandipore …
  • ‘Two-Way Traffic On Sgr-Jammu Highway Within A Week’ 15 May 2019 04:04 SRINAGAR — Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan today convened a meeting regarding the issues highlighted by Kashmir Chamber of Commerce & Industries (KCCI) here today. “Members of KCCI lauded the serious efforts and dedication of …
  • Centre adopts anti-maoist policy in Jammu & Kashmir, increases IED detection units 15 May 2019 03:18 New Delhi: Increasing use of improvised explosive devices (IEDs) in Jammu and Kashmir has prompted the central government to sanction an almost fivefold jump in the number of bomb detection units for the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) in the Valley. …
  • KAS Officer Found Hanging In Jammu 15 May 2019 01:38 (MENAFN - Kashmir Observer) SRINAGAR — Sushil Kumar, a KAS officer, was found hanging at his residence at Ansal Flat in Sainik Colony Jammu, officials said on Tuesday. They said preliminary investigations suggest suicide but confirmation would be made only …