J & K
Farooq rakes up yet another controversy Pakistan not wearing bangles to let India take PoK

After his  “PoK belongs to Pakistan” remark last week, National Conference leader Farooq Abdullah made another controversial statement on Wednesday, saying Pakistan was “not weak to allow India to take that part of Jammu and Kashmir under its occupation”.

Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir (PoK) belongs to Pakistan, not to India: Farook Abdullah

Negating the 1994 Parliament resolution that the whole of Jammu and Kashmir is part of India, Opposition National Conference president and MP Farooq Abdullah Saturday said that Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir (PoK) belongs to Pakistan and not India.

Autonomy status to both Kashmirs only viable solution: Dr Farooq Abdullah

National Conference President and Member Parliament of Srinagar Dr Farooq Abdullah on Monday invoked both India and Pakistan to take concrete political steps for resolving the vexed lingering Kashmir issue.

Kashmir's prominent trade bodies stays away from interlocutor's dialogue process

Prominent trade bodies in the Kashmir valley stayed away from the centre’s special representative Dineshwar Sharma’s dialogue process which began on Monday here, saying that the previous exercise of interlocutors and their reports proved futile and did not yield any outcome for Kashmir resolution.

Many Kashmiri girls love to play cricket, but they lack of facilities

The recent T20 regional cricket tournament in Srinagar showed more and more college girls in Kashmir want to be cricketers. But bad security situation and lack of facilities keep them on the back foot.

NC do not expect much from interlocutor: Farooq Abdullah

A day before the Kashmir visit of interlocutor Dineshwar Sharma, National Conference (NC) president Farooq Abdullah Sunday said the party had “little” expectations from him. He also asked the central government to devise a sound Kashmir policy. 

J&K interlocutor Dineshwar to hold interactions with political parties from Monday

As the Government of India’s representative, Dineshwar Sharma is landing in the valley on Monday for his four-day visit to hold dialogue with opposition political parties, barring NC. The political parties have recieved invitation for  meeting with Sharma.

Jammu and Kashmir to hold Panchayat elections soon

J&K Governor N.N. Vohra gave his consent to the promulgation of Jammu and Kashmir Panchayati Raj (Amendment) Ordinance, 2017.

Article 370 is historic commitment to JK people: Mehbooba

Terming dialogue as the only way to get Jammu and Kashmir out of the cycle of violence and uncertainty, Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti on Friday expressed hope that the appointment of an interlocutor by the Centre would help in creating a congenial atmosphere for a way forward to resolve Kashmir problem.

Wagah-style parades along IB with Pakistan in jammu, soon

India’s sensitive International Border (IB) with Pakistan may soon turn into a tourist hot spot at Suchetgarh in Jammu. Parades similar to those held at Wagah border will be performed by Border

Of 115 terrorists Army killed 80 terrorists in South Kashmir in past 6 months: Army Official

Around 80 terrorists have been killed+ in south Kashmir in the past six months and around 115 ultras are still active in the region, of whom over a dozen were foreign terrorists, a top Army official has said.

JK Govt. suspends Syed Shahid Yousuf son of Mujahideen chief Syed Salahuddin from his government job after his arrest by NIA

The Jammu and Kashmir government on  suspended Hizbul Mujahideen chief Syed Salahuddin's son Syed Shahid Yousuf from his agriculture department job, 10 days after he was arrested by the NIA in a terror-funding case, officials said.

Separatists' groups like Hurriyat rejects dialogue with interlocutor Dineshwar Sharma

A week after the Centre appointed an interlocuter to engage all Kashmiris, particularly the youth as well as separatists; the Hurriyat Conference rebuffed the move claiming that the government refuses to acknowledge Kashmir as a dispute.

J&K Govt. may reopen cinemas in Kashmir

Senior PDP minister Naeem Akhtar on Wednesday said that the Jammu and Kashmir government would take steps to re-open cinema halls across the valley to provide genuine entertainment to the people and sought cooperation from all sections of the society to make this possible.

Kashmir’s interlocutor Dineshwar Sharma gets ‘Z’ category security given to Chief Ministers

The Centre has accorded ‘Z’ category armed security cover to Dineshwar Singh, the recently appointed special representative on Jammu and Kashmir.

Farooq Abdullah urges Centre to restore autonomy in Jammu and Kashmir PM Modi attacks Congress on Chidambaram’s support for autonomy to Jammu and Kashmir Manasbal, Nigeen lake to be developed on modern lines for Water Sports: Imran Ansari ‘A day after Darbar Move, Kashmir reeling under darkness’ Dineshwar Sharma will talk with all groups, leaders in JK: Ram Madhav Kashmir urgently needs a political solution Chidambaram supports Kashmir’s autonomy demand, in his view ‘azadi’ mean autonomy Muslims perform last rites of prominent Pandit teacher Chidambaram led Congress Policy Planning group to visit Ladakh next month ‘Appointing IB man as interlocutor means befooling Kashmiris’ Maintain a positive atmosphere on ground: Mehbooba to JK Police World Bank-funded Rs 1500 cr project will uplift economic profile of JK Advocate Usman Gani urges JKPSC to concede demand of KAS aspirants Political process on Kashmir necessary: Mehbooba Centre appoints Dineshwar Sharma as representative in J&K JioPhone 'explodes' in Kashmir; Company says it's intentional sabotage NC youth leader terms centre’s dialogue announcement ‘useless exercise’ ‘Officials forge BDO’s signature, swindle Rs 21 lakh MGNREGA funds’ Mistaken as braid chopper, ‘mentally unfit man’ ruthlessly beaten in Sopore 'Driver labelled as braid chopper for seeking salary' Seven civilians injured in LoC firing Duo arrested in Kulgam innocent: LeT Teacher found dead with his throat slit in south Kashmir Mehbooba seeks status report on doctors’ availability in rural areas