Stones Lethal As Weapons, Stone-Pelters Terrorists: Rawat

Reiterating his stand that stone is as lethal as gun in Kashmir Indian army chief General Bipin Rawat on Saturday equated stone-pelters in Kashmir with militants. He also discredited... Read more »

‘Knew it was suicidal, yet put everything at stake,’ says Mehbooba Mufti on alliance with BJP

Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti said her People’s Democratic Party (PDP) had an alliance with the BJP knowing it will be ‘suicidal’. When her party entered... Read more »

Replace all existing bulbs in govt buildings with LED lights by Dec 31: CPWD to officials

The Central Public Works Department (CPWD) has directed its officials to replace existing bulbs in all government buildings with LED lights by the end of the year. According to... Read more »

Jammu and Kashmir becomes first state to have explicit law banning ‘sextortion’

Jammu and Kashmir has become first state in India to have a law explicitly banning sexual exploitation of women by those in positions of authority, having a fiduciary relationship... Read more »

J&K: 8 civilians killed, over 50 injured, one soldier martyred during Pulwama encounter

An Indian Army soldier was martyred while eight civilians also got killed in an ongoing encounter in Kharpora Sirnoo village of Pulwama district in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday.... Read more »

Mughal road remains shut for 6th day, Kashmir highway through for one-way only

The historic Mughal road, connecting Shopian in south Kashmir with Rajouri and Poonch in Jammu region remained closed for the sixth day on Saturday due to accumulation of several... Read more »

In a first, J&K releases Rs 8 cr corpus for Road Safety Fund

To arrest the trend of traffic accidents and ensure effective traffic management in the state, the State Government for the first time released Rs 8 crore under Road Safety... Read more »

J-K: Police seizes large haul of explosives, one arrested

The Jammu and Kashmir Police arrested one person and recovered large amount of explosive substances and incriminating materials from his possession. The accused has been identified as Mayour Ahmad... Read more »