Latest News on Kashmir

'Kashmir' - 92 Total Results

Farooq Abdullah

Winter Session: “Where’s Farooq Abdullah?” asks united opposition

The Winter Session of the Parliament began today amid uproar from opposition parties over the absence of veteran political leader Farooq Abdullah, who has...
BJP: Shahnawaz Hussain attracts Tripura Muslims

Who has stopped Congress leaders from visiting Kashmir, asks BJP

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) today said nobody has stopped Congress and other parties from travelling to Jammu and Kashmir as the situation there...

Countries supporting India on Kashmir will be hit by Missile: Pak Minister

A Pakistan Minister has said any country supporting India on Kashmir issue will be hit by missile and will be treated as Pakistan’s enemy. "If...
India-Pak two nuclear states at very serious odds with each other, got to work it out: Trump

India-Pak two nuclear states at very serious odds with each other, got to work...

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday, Sep 25, said he discussed Kashmir with the top leadership of India and Pakistan and offered to arbitrate...
Sabah Hamid resigns from Gates Foundation in protest against Global goalkeeper Award conferred to PM Modi

Sabah Hamid resigns from Gates Foundation in protest against Global goalkeeper Award conferred to...

Sabah Hamid, Communications specialist at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation resigned on Tuesday, September 24, in protest against the organisation’s decision to honour...
Imran Khan says it was a blunder to join US post 9/11, go after militants Pak had trained

Imran Khan says it was a blunder to join US post 9/11, go after...

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan said his country committed “one of the biggest blunders” by siding with the US after the 9/11 attacks in...

Pakistan denies President Ram Nath Kovind’s request to use its airspace for foreign visits

Pakistan denied President Ram Nath Kovind permission to use its airspace to travel to Iceland on an official visit, according to media reports. Kovind is...
Bihar brothers married Kashmiri sisters: arrested for kidnapping

Bihar brothers married Kashmiri sisters: arrested for kidnapping

Two brothers from Bihar, Mohammed Tabrez, 26 and Mohammed Parwez, 24 were arrested on Wednesday (August 28) from their house in Ram Bishanpur village,...
3 Kashmir Panchayat Members reach Delhi to tell their Stories

3 Kashmir Panchayat Members reach Delhi to tell their Stories

Three Panchayat members, two present and a former, from Jammu and Kashmir on Monday (August 26) denied the claims of governor Satya Pal Malik...
IAS Officer quits for want for Freedom of Expression

IAS Officer quits for want for Freedom of Expression

Young IAS officer Kannan Gopinathan who was lauded in September 2018 for his selfless work during the Kerala floods, resigned from service. The officer...

Security tightened in the capital after Article 370 scrapped

After the Union Home Ministry on Monday withdrew Kashmir’s special status, the capital city was on high alert. Following inputs from the intelligence agencies,...

“Trump’s Kashmir remark helps Pak”

Panelists observe that Trump’s gaffe is typical of his style of functioning The Trump administration interlocutors moved for a quick damage-control after India denied asking...
Pakistan says it has detained 121, taken control of 182 madrasas in crackdown on terror

Pakistan says it has detained 121, taken control of 182 madrasas in crackdown on...

Pakistan is reported to have intensified its crackdown against Islamist militants with its government announcing today (Thursday, March 7) that it had taken control...
Central Reserve Police Force

5 security personnel martyred, 1 civilian killed as encounter in J&K enters third day

At least 5 security personnel have reportedly martyred in the 60-hour encounter in Jammu Kashmir’s Kupwara. A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) soldier, who was...
Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman meets IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman meets IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today (Saturday, March 2) met IAF wing commander Abhinandan Varthaman and conveyed to him that the entire nation is proud...
sajjad bhat

NIA identifies vehicle used in Pulwama attack, owner joins Jaish-e-Mohammed

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Monday (Feb 25) said it has identified the Maruti Eeco car used in the deadly terror attack on...

One Soldier and six militants killed in Kashmir’s Shopian

One soldier and six militants were killed in an encounter in south Kashmir’s Shopian district today, November 25. Police said a joint team of Army...

Pakistan to India: follow Trump-Kim steps, start comprehensive dialogue

Shahbaz Sharif asks for resolving “Kashmir dispute” as per UN resolutions Encouraged with Trump-Kim summit in Singapore, Shahbaz Sharif, the President of Pakistan Muslim League...
Pakistan warns India against war hysteria

Pakistan warns India against war hysteria

Amidst allegations and counter allegations of harassing each others’ diplomats between India and Pakistan and Pakistan’s insistence for resolving “Kashmir issue” before normalising bilateral...
DETRACTORS AROUND THE WORLD: Protesters take part in an anti-Trump rally in front of US embassy in central Seoul, South Korea, Reuters/UNI

Day in Pictures

Image highlights from around the world
Youth

BJP youth leader killed by militants in south Kashmir

The incident is not new,  when it comes to attack on political party functionaries.  Two weeks back a Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP)  party worker was shot...
Kashmiri leaders call Dineshwar Sharma’s appointment “a new tactic”

Kashmiri leaders call Dineshwar Sharma’s appointment “a new tactic”

The appointment of Dineshwar Sharma, the former IB chief as interlocutor for resolving the Kashmir issue has met a major hurdle on Tuesday when...
Jet Airways

Aviation minister directs airlines to put Jet Airways ‘hijack hoax’ creator on No Fly...

Mumbai- Delhi Jet Airways flight was diverted to Ahmedabad after an air hostess found a note in the plane’s lavatory saying the plane was...
Police Constable Killed, Two Terrorists Gunned down in an encounter in Kashmir

Police Constable Killed, Two Terrorists Gunned down in an encounter in Kashmir

JK Police constable Zahir Abbas was killed in the gun fight A police constable was martyred and two militants killed during an encounter which broke...
Sitharaman

Defence minister Sitharaman inaugurates Pratham-Shyok bridge

Sitharaman began her two-day visit to J&K on Friday. This is her visit of the state after being elevated as Union defence minister earlier this...
Pak-PM-UN

Pakistan PM targets India at UN over “systematic human rights violations in Kashmir”

The Nation Security Committee was informed that the Pakistan PM documented “the systematic human rights violations by India” in Kashmir, during the UN General...
Kashmir juveniles

South Kashmir’s Pulwama jail designated as correctional home

At least 20 youth, serving imprisonment in different jails, have been lodged in this detention centre in a bid to “segregate them from jailed...
Ceasefire violation

We reserve the right to “retaliate appropriately”, India tells Pak in DGMO talks

The Indian DGMO highlighted that all ceasefire violations in the Jammu sector were initiated by Pakistani Rangers In a stern message to Pakistan, the Indian...
China on Kashmir

China refuses to back Pakistan’s proposal of UN-role in solving Kashmir dispute

Beijing says issues between the two countries over Kashmir should be resolved by them through bilateral talks Nearly a week after Pakistan urged the United...
India rejects OIC statement at UN, asserts J&K an integral part of the country

India rejects OIC statement at UN, asserts J&K an integral part of the country

Pakistan had on behalf of Organisation of Islamic Cooperation urged UN to stop violence in Kashmir, India retorted- OIC has no locus standi Hitting out...
Army takes cognizance of video showing soldiers trampling slain LeT militants’ bodies

Army takes cognizance of video showing soldiers trampling slain LeT militants’ bodies

The video shows soldiers dragging the bodies of slain LeT militants from the site of the encounter into a lane and later resting their...
Two Hizbul militants killed, one arrested during encounter in J&K’s Kulgam district

Two Hizbul militants killed, one arrested during encounter in J&K’s Kulgam district

A team of Indian Army officials sealed off a village in Khudwani area of the Valley at around 3 AM, on Monday, and opened fire at...
NIA terror funding raids

Terror funding probe: NIA conducts raids at 16 locations in Delhi, Srinagar

NIA DG confirmed that raids were conducted at multiple locations in Srinagar, Delhi and also Gurugram; the agency raided at least five traders in...

Another Pak Ceasefire Violation: Sniper Kills One BSF Personnel

There had been 228 ceasefire violations by the Pakistani rangers in 2016, the numbers have gone up to 285 till August this year. Amid continuing...
JuD’s Abdul Rehman Makki pledges to intensify ‘Jihad’ in Kashmir

JuD’s Abdul Rehman Makki pledges to intensify ‘Jihad’ in Kashmir

JuD chief Hafiz Saeed’s second-in-command, Makki claimed that the primary aim of JuD is to empower Pakistan and free Kashmir from the security forces...
Clashes in South Kashmir after security forces gun down Lashkar terrorist

Clashes in South Kashmir after security forces gun down Lashkar terrorist

Killed terrorist, Ishfaq Padar said to be involved in plotting the murder of 23-year-old Lieutenant Ummer Fayaz in May this year  The pious festival of...
Army Chief: China Attempting to Change Status Quo

Army Chief: China Attempting to Change Status Quo

Warns that similar standoff incidents may increase in future Sino-India standoff at Doklam is considered to be a matter of concern among defense experts around...

3 security personnel killed in terror attack in Kashmir’s Pulwama

Terrorists are still holed up in the police compound, however, there is no hostage-like situation Two CRPF jawans and one Jammu and Kashmir policeman were...
Arun Jaitley

Separatists, Maoists starved of funding post notes ban, NIA crackdown: Arun Jaitley

Former Congress-led UPA government had no firm policy to solve the decades-old Kashmir issue, said Jaitley Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday said demonetisation...
BJP, Congress slam Hurriyat’s Umar Farooq for saying killing each militant will give birth to 10 new ones

BJP, Congress slam Hurriyat’s Umar Farooq for saying killing each militant will give birth...

Released from his 57-day house arrest, the Mirwaiz, head priest of the Kashmir Valley, had said that the Indian government’s belief that killing all...
NIA Businessman Zahoor Watali

Terror Funding Case: Business man Zahoor Watali remanded in police custody for 10 days

Watali was under the NIA scanner for nearly two months and was called for several rounds of questioning Kashmiri businessman Zahoor Ahmad Shah Watali has...
NIA Businessman Zahoor Watali

Terror Funding Case: Businessman Zahoor Watali arrested in Srinagar as investigation continues

Watali played a key role in the routing of funds to the separatists in Kashmir The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Thursday arrested Kashmiri businessman...

Independence Day 2017: Modi shares vision of New India, reaches out to Kashmir

Prime Minister commenced his speech with tributes to the freedom fighters and condoled the death of more than 70 children in Gorakhpur In his fourth...
Pakistan Blames India for not Resolving Conflicts

Pak Blames India for not Resolving Conflicts

Pak PM asks international community to help resolve Kashmir issue Pakistan has alleged India for its “expansionist designs” for creating hurdles in resolving regional conflicts...

Two Soldiers Killed In Shopian, two Policemen Injured in Bandipora

Seven civilians sustained pellet injuries during clashes Two soldiers have been killed and three others, including a captain, have been injured in an encounter with...
Low intensity bomb found in Akal Takht Express; deactivated successfully

Low intensity bomb found in Akal Takht Express; deactivated successfully

Police also recovered a letter warning revenge for Laskhar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorist Abu Dujana's killing A low intensity bomb was on late Wednesday night found in...
Mehbooba Mufti

With SC likely to pass verdict on J&K special status soon, Mehbooba Mufti drives...

With the Supreme Court set to declare whether or not Article 35A that grants a special status to J&K among all Indian states should...

Hafiz Saeed’s Jamaat-ud-Dawa launches political party in Pakistan

India says it’s ironic that a person who has traded in bullets is wanting to hide behind ballot Hafiz Saeed, the mastermind of 2008 Mumbai...
Samboora encounter: Lashker militant killed, 2 others escape

Samboora encounter: Lashker militant killed, 2 others escape

Mobile and internet services snapped across Pulwama, fresh protests erupt between civilians and security forces  At least one militant was killed in an encounter that...
JOY RIDE: A woman carries a child in a plastic container through a road at Tantray Pora in south Kashmir's Kulgam district, Reuters/UNI

Day in Pictures

Image highlights from around the world
In early morning encounter, top Lashkar commander Abu Dujana killed in Pulwama

In early morning encounter, top Lashkar commander Abu Dujana killed in Pulwama

Clashes between civilians and armed forces erupt at encounter site in Hakripora village, mobile internet services suspended across the Valley In a major boost for...
Bipin Rawat

Day after triple terror attacks in J&K, Army chief Rawat in Jammu for security...

Visit comes a day after triple terror attacks in Kashmir’s Gurez and Shopian areas and amid rising infiltration bid by Pak along the LoC Army...
NIA in kashmir

Geelani’s son-in-law, 6 others arrested for allegedly funding Kashmir unrest

NIA nabs six separatists from Srinagar, 1 from Delhi for funding terror after Hizbul commander Burhan Wani’s killing by Indian security forces in July...

Naidu Alleges Pak for Pursuing Terror Policy

Says not an inch of PoK allowed to be taken NDA’s Vice Presidential candidate Venkaiah Naidu has said that it was unfortunate that Pakistan has...
SHIVA’S LOYAL: A kanwaria shelters from the rain in front of a poster of Lord Shiva in New Delhi, Reuters/UNI

Day in Pictures

Image highlights from around the world
Amarnath accident

16 pilgrims killed in Amarnath Yatra bus accident

Prime Minister, Home Minister express grief Atleast sixteen Amarnath pilgrims were killed and dozens injured when a bus carrying them fell into a gorge in...
Shahi imam bukhari

RSS, BJP condemns Imam Bukhari’s letter to Nawaz Sharif

Shahi Imam asks Sharif to defuse situation in Kashmir RSS and BJP has on Saturday condemned the Shahi Imam of Delhi’s historic Jama Masjid...
Kashmiri people caught between two maximalist positions: P Chidambaram

Kashmiri people caught between two maximalist positions: P Chidambaram

Says government responsible for the present situation In a series of tweets, Senior Congress leader and former Union Minister P. Chidambaram has, on Sunday said,...
Amarnath Attack

Seven Amarnath pilgrims killed in terror attack in J&K

In one of the worst terror strikes in Jammu and Kashmir, seven Amarnath pilgrims were killed and at least 19 injured in a terror...
J&K: 3 terrorists infiltrated during ceasefire violation, killed

J&K: 3 terrorists infiltrated during ceasefire violation, killed

The security forces on Monday killed three terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag district. The terrorists had infiltrated during the ceasefire violation by Pakistani...

Burhan anniversary: Kashmir witnesses violence amid tight security arrangements

Kashmir witnessed a few incidents of violence, both inside and along the border, early on Saturday even as authorities claim to be fully prepared...
Zahoor Ahmad Thoker

Armyman deserts camp with AK-47, may have joined militancy

Hizbul Mujahideen looking for 40 recruits before Burhan’s anniversary A soldier from South Kashmir’s Pulwama district who was currently posted with 173 Territorial Army went...
Kashmir separatist Shabir Shah to be arrested

Kashmir separatist Shabir Shah to be arrested

The ED had registered a criminal case under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) against Shabir Shah The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Saturday issued...
Amarnath Yatra starts amid tight security

Amarnath Yatra starts amid tight security

The first batch of 2,280 Amarnath pilgrims left Jammu base camp for the cave shrine in the Kashmir Valley on Wednesday. The ‘Yatra’ is...
Jammu and Kashmir: Hurriyat leaders taking funds from Pak detained by NIA

Jammu and Kashmir: Hurriyat leaders taking funds from Pak detained by NIA

Hurriyat leaders were caught on camera admitting Pakistan’s funding behind the violence in Kashmir The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has arrested three prominent Hurriyat leaders,...
Pakistan’s barbaric mindset revealed again

Pakistan’s barbaric mindset revealed again

Camera and arms retrieved from BAT member’s dead body The Pakistan’s barbarism against Indian soldiers has been substantiated once again. Pakistan’s Border Action Team...
A Grotesque tale of the isolated and disregarded

A grotesque tale of the isolated and disregarded

Arundhati Roy’s second novel The Ministry of Utmost Happiness is utopian and crammed with intense antagonism. It exposes the difficult times we live in...

Three Lashkar-e-Taiba militants gunned down in Pulwama, clashes erupt

Three Lashkar-e-Taiba militants were killed by security forces today in an encounter in Pulwama district of south Kashmir, reported PTI. The encounter started last evening...
Kashmir; No cause of worry, Army Chief

Kashmir; No cause of worry, Army Chief

Human Shield tactic cannot be SOP Army Chief General Bipin Rawat has appreciated the security agencies for their “great job” while facing strife and taking...
India provides evidence of Pak involvement in Kashmir

India provides evidence of Pak involvement in Kashmir

Suggests Pakistan to do a deep introspection India, in an aggressive diplomatic move, has provided “concrete evidence” to Pakistan about its cross border “encouragement and...
Kashmir: Army on high alert as multiple militant attacks take place along LoC

Kashmir: Army on high alert as multiple militant attacks take place along LoC

Terrorists also fired upon the army camp with automatic weapons at Sopore Thirteen security forces personnel were injured, with three of them critically, as terrorists...
Zakir Musa

Zakir Musa calls Indian Muslims names to provoke them

He said the jihad is not limited to Kashmir alone, trying to make it sound an all-India campaign Zakir Musa, the former Hizbul Mujahideen commander...
4 militants killed in attack on CRPF camp in Jammu and Kashmir

4 militants killed in attack on CRPF camp in Jammu and Kashmir

Terrorists threw grenades, opened fire at the sentry post Four terrorists were killed on Monday morning in retaliatory fire by security forces as they tried...
Jammu and Kashmir: Army kills 5 Pakistani soldiers in retaliatory firing

Jammu and Kashmir: Army kills 5 Pakistani soldiers in retaliatory firing

The attack was conducted along the Line of Control in the Muzaffarabad sector. The Indian Army on Thursday killed a Pakistani Border Action Team (BAT) ...
Burhani Wani’s successor killed in encounter

Burhani Wani’s successor killed in encounter

Major success for security forces Security forces have killed Sabzar Ahmad Bhat, the successor of slain Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani, on Saturday, in an...
Human shield row: Army officers free to take decisions in war-like situation, says Arun Jaitley

Human shield row: Army officers free to take decisions in war-like situation, says Arun...

Military officers on the ground don’t need to check with MPs on what to do, he said. Supporting the army, Defence Minister Arun Jaitley said...
NIA registers inquiry against Geelani and other Hurriyat leaders

NIA registers inquiry against Geelani and other Hurriyat leaders

They are being accused of taking money from Pakistan for subversive activities in the Kashmir Valley. National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Friday registered a preliminary...
Kashmir terrorist Burhan Wani’s replacement quits Hizbul after revealing Islamist slant

Kashmir terrorist Burhan Wani’s replacement quits Hizbul after revealing Islamist slant

Zakir Musa had said he spills blood for Islam and not for a secular state. Zakir Musa, the Kashmiri militant who led the Hizbul Mujahideen...
Was Erdogan’s Kashmir proposal a planned move?

Was Erdogan’s Kashmir proposal a planned move?

The Turkish strongman’s offer to mediate in the Kashmir issue is a reflection of his strong ties with Pakistan. By Abu Turab The recent visit of...
A student with a stone in his hand protesting against the security forces' recent action on students at Pulwama in South Kashmir, UNI

Don’t judge the operational leadership of the Army

The Major, who tied the Kashmiri man to the jeep, was deflecting the attention of an angry mob. He didn’t do this to be...
Wajahat Habibullah

“In Kashmir, we have lost an entire generation”

Former bureaucrat and old Kashmir hand Wajahat Habibullah is extremely disturbed by the recent developments in the Valley. He has brought out a book...
A TV grab shows a Kashmiri youth assaulting a CRPF jawan; (right) a Kashmiri man tied to the hood of an army jeep as ‘protection’

Unfrozen Turbulence

Only someone who has travelled in Kashmir can understand the enormity of the disaster unfolding in the Valley   By Dilip Bobb Two videos that have...

Markandey Katju gives ‘controversial’ offer to Pakistan

Former Supreme Court judge 'agrees' to give Kashmir to Pakistan on the condition that it must take Bihar as well.

Pakistan assembly invites Arundhati Roy to talk on Kashmir issue

Writer Arundhati Roy has been invited by Pakistan assembly to speak on Kashmir issue

TIRANGA YATRA A SHOW OF NATIONALISM

  Modi plans week-long flag march for 70th I-Day Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been planning a grand show of nationalism on the 70th Independence Day....

'Kashmir' - 91 News Results

Farooq Abdullah

Winter Session: “Where’s Farooq Abdullah?” asks united opposition

The Winter Session of the Parliament began today amid uproar from opposition parties over the absence of veteran political leader Farooq Abdullah, who has...
BJP: Shahnawaz Hussain attracts Tripura Muslims

Who has stopped Congress leaders from visiting Kashmir, asks BJP

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) today said nobody has stopped Congress and other parties from travelling to Jammu and Kashmir as the situation there...

Countries supporting India on Kashmir will be hit by Missile: Pak Minister

A Pakistan Minister has said any country supporting India on Kashmir issue will be hit by missile and will be treated as Pakistan’s enemy. "If...
India-Pak two nuclear states at very serious odds with each other, got to work it out: Trump

India-Pak two nuclear states at very serious odds with each other, got to work...

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday, Sep 25, said he discussed Kashmir with the top leadership of India and Pakistan and offered to arbitrate...
Sabah Hamid resigns from Gates Foundation in protest against Global goalkeeper Award conferred to PM Modi

Sabah Hamid resigns from Gates Foundation in protest against Global goalkeeper Award conferred to...

Sabah Hamid, Communications specialist at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation resigned on Tuesday, September 24, in protest against the organisation’s decision to honour...
Imran Khan says it was a blunder to join US post 9/11, go after militants Pak had trained

Imran Khan says it was a blunder to join US post 9/11, go after...

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan said his country committed “one of the biggest blunders” by siding with the US after the 9/11 attacks in...

Pakistan denies President Ram Nath Kovind’s request to use its airspace for foreign visits

Pakistan denied President Ram Nath Kovind permission to use its airspace to travel to Iceland on an official visit, according to media reports. Kovind is...
Bihar brothers married Kashmiri sisters: arrested for kidnapping

Bihar brothers married Kashmiri sisters: arrested for kidnapping

Two brothers from Bihar, Mohammed Tabrez, 26 and Mohammed Parwez, 24 were arrested on Wednesday (August 28) from their house in Ram Bishanpur village,...
3 Kashmir Panchayat Members reach Delhi to tell their Stories

3 Kashmir Panchayat Members reach Delhi to tell their Stories

Three Panchayat members, two present and a former, from Jammu and Kashmir on Monday (August 26) denied the claims of governor Satya Pal Malik...
IAS Officer quits for want for Freedom of Expression

IAS Officer quits for want for Freedom of Expression

Young IAS officer Kannan Gopinathan who was lauded in September 2018 for his selfless work during the Kerala floods, resigned from service. The officer...

Security tightened in the capital after Article 370 scrapped

After the Union Home Ministry on Monday withdrew Kashmir’s special status, the capital city was on high alert. Following inputs from the intelligence agencies,...

“Trump’s Kashmir remark helps Pak”

Panelists observe that Trump’s gaffe is typical of his style of functioning The Trump administration interlocutors moved for a quick damage-control after India denied asking...
Pakistan says it has detained 121, taken control of 182 madrasas in crackdown on terror

Pakistan says it has detained 121, taken control of 182 madrasas in crackdown on...

Pakistan is reported to have intensified its crackdown against Islamist militants with its government announcing today (Thursday, March 7) that it had taken control...
Central Reserve Police Force

5 security personnel martyred, 1 civilian killed as encounter in J&K enters third day

At least 5 security personnel have reportedly martyred in the 60-hour encounter in Jammu Kashmir’s Kupwara. A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) soldier, who was...
Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman meets IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman meets IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today (Saturday, March 2) met IAF wing commander Abhinandan Varthaman and conveyed to him that the entire nation is proud...
sajjad bhat

NIA identifies vehicle used in Pulwama attack, owner joins Jaish-e-Mohammed

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Monday (Feb 25) said it has identified the Maruti Eeco car used in the deadly terror attack on...

One Soldier and six militants killed in Kashmir’s Shopian

One soldier and six militants were killed in an encounter in south Kashmir’s Shopian district today, November 25. Police said a joint team of Army...

Pakistan to India: follow Trump-Kim steps, start comprehensive dialogue

Shahbaz Sharif asks for resolving “Kashmir dispute” as per UN resolutions Encouraged with Trump-Kim summit in Singapore, Shahbaz Sharif, the President of Pakistan Muslim League...
Pakistan warns India against war hysteria

Pakistan warns India against war hysteria

Amidst allegations and counter allegations of harassing each others’ diplomats between India and Pakistan and Pakistan’s insistence for resolving “Kashmir issue” before normalising bilateral...
DETRACTORS AROUND THE WORLD: Protesters take part in an anti-Trump rally in front of US embassy in central Seoul, South Korea, Reuters/UNI

Day in Pictures

Image highlights from around the world
Youth

BJP youth leader killed by militants in south Kashmir

The incident is not new,  when it comes to attack on political party functionaries.  Two weeks back a Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP)  party worker was shot...
Kashmiri leaders call Dineshwar Sharma’s appointment “a new tactic”

Kashmiri leaders call Dineshwar Sharma’s appointment “a new tactic”

The appointment of Dineshwar Sharma, the former IB chief as interlocutor for resolving the Kashmir issue has met a major hurdle on Tuesday when...
Jet Airways

Aviation minister directs airlines to put Jet Airways ‘hijack hoax’ creator on No Fly...

Mumbai- Delhi Jet Airways flight was diverted to Ahmedabad after an air hostess found a note in the plane’s lavatory saying the plane was...
Police Constable Killed, Two Terrorists Gunned down in an encounter in Kashmir

Police Constable Killed, Two Terrorists Gunned down in an encounter in Kashmir

JK Police constable Zahir Abbas was killed in the gun fight A police constable was martyred and two militants killed during an encounter which broke...
Sitharaman

Defence minister Sitharaman inaugurates Pratham-Shyok bridge

Sitharaman began her two-day visit to J&K on Friday. This is her visit of the state after being elevated as Union defence minister earlier this...
Pak-PM-UN

Pakistan PM targets India at UN over “systematic human rights violations in Kashmir”

The Nation Security Committee was informed that the Pakistan PM documented “the systematic human rights violations by India” in Kashmir, during the UN General...
Kashmir juveniles

South Kashmir’s Pulwama jail designated as correctional home

At least 20 youth, serving imprisonment in different jails, have been lodged in this detention centre in a bid to “segregate them from jailed...
Ceasefire violation

We reserve the right to “retaliate appropriately”, India tells Pak in DGMO talks

The Indian DGMO highlighted that all ceasefire violations in the Jammu sector were initiated by Pakistani Rangers In a stern message to Pakistan, the Indian...
China on Kashmir

China refuses to back Pakistan’s proposal of UN-role in solving Kashmir dispute

Beijing says issues between the two countries over Kashmir should be resolved by them through bilateral talks Nearly a week after Pakistan urged the United...
India rejects OIC statement at UN, asserts J&K an integral part of the country

India rejects OIC statement at UN, asserts J&K an integral part of the country

Pakistan had on behalf of Organisation of Islamic Cooperation urged UN to stop violence in Kashmir, India retorted- OIC has no locus standi Hitting out...
Army takes cognizance of video showing soldiers trampling slain LeT militants’ bodies

Army takes cognizance of video showing soldiers trampling slain LeT militants’ bodies

The video shows soldiers dragging the bodies of slain LeT militants from the site of the encounter into a lane and later resting their...
Two Hizbul militants killed, one arrested during encounter in J&K’s Kulgam district

Two Hizbul militants killed, one arrested during encounter in J&K’s Kulgam district

A team of Indian Army officials sealed off a village in Khudwani area of the Valley at around 3 AM, on Monday, and opened fire at...
NIA terror funding raids

Terror funding probe: NIA conducts raids at 16 locations in Delhi, Srinagar

NIA DG confirmed that raids were conducted at multiple locations in Srinagar, Delhi and also Gurugram; the agency raided at least five traders in...

Another Pak Ceasefire Violation: Sniper Kills One BSF Personnel

There had been 228 ceasefire violations by the Pakistani rangers in 2016, the numbers have gone up to 285 till August this year. Amid continuing...
JuD’s Abdul Rehman Makki pledges to intensify ‘Jihad’ in Kashmir

JuD’s Abdul Rehman Makki pledges to intensify ‘Jihad’ in Kashmir

JuD chief Hafiz Saeed’s second-in-command, Makki claimed that the primary aim of JuD is to empower Pakistan and free Kashmir from the security forces...
Clashes in South Kashmir after security forces gun down Lashkar terrorist

Clashes in South Kashmir after security forces gun down Lashkar terrorist

Killed terrorist, Ishfaq Padar said to be involved in plotting the murder of 23-year-old Lieutenant Ummer Fayaz in May this year  The pious festival of...
Army Chief: China Attempting to Change Status Quo

Army Chief: China Attempting to Change Status Quo

Warns that similar standoff incidents may increase in future Sino-India standoff at Doklam is considered to be a matter of concern among defense experts around...

3 security personnel killed in terror attack in Kashmir’s Pulwama

Terrorists are still holed up in the police compound, however, there is no hostage-like situation Two CRPF jawans and one Jammu and Kashmir policeman were...
Arun Jaitley

Separatists, Maoists starved of funding post notes ban, NIA crackdown: Arun Jaitley

Former Congress-led UPA government had no firm policy to solve the decades-old Kashmir issue, said Jaitley Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday said demonetisation...
BJP, Congress slam Hurriyat’s Umar Farooq for saying killing each militant will give birth to 10 new ones

BJP, Congress slam Hurriyat’s Umar Farooq for saying killing each militant will give birth...

Released from his 57-day house arrest, the Mirwaiz, head priest of the Kashmir Valley, had said that the Indian government’s belief that killing all...
NIA Businessman Zahoor Watali

Terror Funding Case: Business man Zahoor Watali remanded in police custody for 10 days

Watali was under the NIA scanner for nearly two months and was called for several rounds of questioning Kashmiri businessman Zahoor Ahmad Shah Watali has...
NIA Businessman Zahoor Watali

Terror Funding Case: Businessman Zahoor Watali arrested in Srinagar as investigation continues

Watali played a key role in the routing of funds to the separatists in Kashmir The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Thursday arrested Kashmiri businessman...

Independence Day 2017: Modi shares vision of New India, reaches out to Kashmir

Prime Minister commenced his speech with tributes to the freedom fighters and condoled the death of more than 70 children in Gorakhpur In his fourth...
Pakistan Blames India for not Resolving Conflicts

Pak Blames India for not Resolving Conflicts

Pak PM asks international community to help resolve Kashmir issue Pakistan has alleged India for its “expansionist designs” for creating hurdles in resolving regional conflicts...

Two Soldiers Killed In Shopian, two Policemen Injured in Bandipora

Seven civilians sustained pellet injuries during clashes Two soldiers have been killed and three others, including a captain, have been injured in an encounter with...
Low intensity bomb found in Akal Takht Express; deactivated successfully

Low intensity bomb found in Akal Takht Express; deactivated successfully

Police also recovered a letter warning revenge for Laskhar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorist Abu Dujana's killing A low intensity bomb was on late Wednesday night found in...
Mehbooba Mufti

With SC likely to pass verdict on J&K special status soon, Mehbooba Mufti drives...

With the Supreme Court set to declare whether or not Article 35A that grants a special status to J&K among all Indian states should...

Hafiz Saeed’s Jamaat-ud-Dawa launches political party in Pakistan

India says it’s ironic that a person who has traded in bullets is wanting to hide behind ballot Hafiz Saeed, the mastermind of 2008 Mumbai...
Samboora encounter: Lashker militant killed, 2 others escape

Samboora encounter: Lashker militant killed, 2 others escape

Mobile and internet services snapped across Pulwama, fresh protests erupt between civilians and security forces  At least one militant was killed in an encounter that...
JOY RIDE: A woman carries a child in a plastic container through a road at Tantray Pora in south Kashmir's Kulgam district, Reuters/UNI

Day in Pictures

Image highlights from around the world
In early morning encounter, top Lashkar commander Abu Dujana killed in Pulwama

In early morning encounter, top Lashkar commander Abu Dujana killed in Pulwama

Clashes between civilians and armed forces erupt at encounter site in Hakripora village, mobile internet services suspended across the Valley In a major boost for...
Bipin Rawat

Day after triple terror attacks in J&K, Army chief Rawat in Jammu for security...

Visit comes a day after triple terror attacks in Kashmir’s Gurez and Shopian areas and amid rising infiltration bid by Pak along the LoC Army...
NIA in kashmir

Geelani’s son-in-law, 6 others arrested for allegedly funding Kashmir unrest

NIA nabs six separatists from Srinagar, 1 from Delhi for funding terror after Hizbul commander Burhan Wani’s killing by Indian security forces in July...

Naidu Alleges Pak for Pursuing Terror Policy

Says not an inch of PoK allowed to be taken NDA’s Vice Presidential candidate Venkaiah Naidu has said that it was unfortunate that Pakistan has...
SHIVA’S LOYAL: A kanwaria shelters from the rain in front of a poster of Lord Shiva in New Delhi, Reuters/UNI

Day in Pictures

Image highlights from around the world
Amarnath accident

16 pilgrims killed in Amarnath Yatra bus accident

Prime Minister, Home Minister express grief Atleast sixteen Amarnath pilgrims were killed and dozens injured when a bus carrying them fell into a gorge in...
Shahi imam bukhari

RSS, BJP condemns Imam Bukhari’s letter to Nawaz Sharif

Shahi Imam asks Sharif to defuse situation in Kashmir RSS and BJP has on Saturday condemned the Shahi Imam of Delhi’s historic Jama Masjid...
Kashmiri people caught between two maximalist positions: P Chidambaram

Kashmiri people caught between two maximalist positions: P Chidambaram

Says government responsible for the present situation In a series of tweets, Senior Congress leader and former Union Minister P. Chidambaram has, on Sunday said,...
Amarnath Attack

Seven Amarnath pilgrims killed in terror attack in J&K

In one of the worst terror strikes in Jammu and Kashmir, seven Amarnath pilgrims were killed and at least 19 injured in a terror...
J&K: 3 terrorists infiltrated during ceasefire violation, killed

J&K: 3 terrorists infiltrated during ceasefire violation, killed

The security forces on Monday killed three terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag district. The terrorists had infiltrated during the ceasefire violation by Pakistani...

Burhan anniversary: Kashmir witnesses violence amid tight security arrangements

Kashmir witnessed a few incidents of violence, both inside and along the border, early on Saturday even as authorities claim to be fully prepared...
Zahoor Ahmad Thoker

Armyman deserts camp with AK-47, may have joined militancy

Hizbul Mujahideen looking for 40 recruits before Burhan’s anniversary A soldier from South Kashmir’s Pulwama district who was currently posted with 173 Territorial Army went...
Kashmir separatist Shabir Shah to be arrested

Kashmir separatist Shabir Shah to be arrested

The ED had registered a criminal case under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) against Shabir Shah The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Saturday issued...
Amarnath Yatra starts amid tight security

Amarnath Yatra starts amid tight security

The first batch of 2,280 Amarnath pilgrims left Jammu base camp for the cave shrine in the Kashmir Valley on Wednesday. The ‘Yatra’ is...
Jammu and Kashmir: Hurriyat leaders taking funds from Pak detained by NIA

Jammu and Kashmir: Hurriyat leaders taking funds from Pak detained by NIA

Hurriyat leaders were caught on camera admitting Pakistan’s funding behind the violence in Kashmir The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has arrested three prominent Hurriyat leaders,...
Pakistan’s barbaric mindset revealed again

Pakistan’s barbaric mindset revealed again

Camera and arms retrieved from BAT member’s dead body The Pakistan’s barbarism against Indian soldiers has been substantiated once again. Pakistan’s Border Action Team...
A Grotesque tale of the isolated and disregarded

A grotesque tale of the isolated and disregarded

Arundhati Roy’s second novel The Ministry of Utmost Happiness is utopian and crammed with intense antagonism. It exposes the difficult times we live in...

Three Lashkar-e-Taiba militants gunned down in Pulwama, clashes erupt

Three Lashkar-e-Taiba militants were killed by security forces today in an encounter in Pulwama district of south Kashmir, reported PTI. The encounter started last evening...
Kashmir; No cause of worry, Army Chief

Kashmir; No cause of worry, Army Chief

Human Shield tactic cannot be SOP Army Chief General Bipin Rawat has appreciated the security agencies for their “great job” while facing strife and taking...
India provides evidence of Pak involvement in Kashmir

India provides evidence of Pak involvement in Kashmir

Suggests Pakistan to do a deep introspection India, in an aggressive diplomatic move, has provided “concrete evidence” to Pakistan about its cross border “encouragement and...
Kashmir: Army on high alert as multiple militant attacks take place along LoC

Kashmir: Army on high alert as multiple militant attacks take place along LoC

Terrorists also fired upon the army camp with automatic weapons at Sopore Thirteen security forces personnel were injured, with three of them critically, as terrorists...
Zakir Musa

Zakir Musa calls Indian Muslims names to provoke them

He said the jihad is not limited to Kashmir alone, trying to make it sound an all-India campaign Zakir Musa, the former Hizbul Mujahideen commander...
4 militants killed in attack on CRPF camp in Jammu and Kashmir

4 militants killed in attack on CRPF camp in Jammu and Kashmir

Terrorists threw grenades, opened fire at the sentry post Four terrorists were killed on Monday morning in retaliatory fire by security forces as they tried...
Jammu and Kashmir: Army kills 5 Pakistani soldiers in retaliatory firing

Jammu and Kashmir: Army kills 5 Pakistani soldiers in retaliatory firing

The attack was conducted along the Line of Control in the Muzaffarabad sector. The Indian Army on Thursday killed a Pakistani Border Action Team (BAT) ...
Burhani Wani’s successor killed in encounter

Burhani Wani’s successor killed in encounter

Major success for security forces Security forces have killed Sabzar Ahmad Bhat, the successor of slain Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani, on Saturday, in an...
Human shield row: Army officers free to take decisions in war-like situation, says Arun Jaitley

Human shield row: Army officers free to take decisions in war-like situation, says Arun...

Military officers on the ground don’t need to check with MPs on what to do, he said. Supporting the army, Defence Minister Arun Jaitley said...
NIA registers inquiry against Geelani and other Hurriyat leaders

NIA registers inquiry against Geelani and other Hurriyat leaders

They are being accused of taking money from Pakistan for subversive activities in the Kashmir Valley. National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Friday registered a preliminary...
Kashmir terrorist Burhan Wani’s replacement quits Hizbul after revealing Islamist slant

Kashmir terrorist Burhan Wani’s replacement quits Hizbul after revealing Islamist slant

Zakir Musa had said he spills blood for Islam and not for a secular state. Zakir Musa, the Kashmiri militant who led the Hizbul Mujahideen...
Was Erdogan’s Kashmir proposal a planned move?

Was Erdogan’s Kashmir proposal a planned move?

The Turkish strongman’s offer to mediate in the Kashmir issue is a reflection of his strong ties with Pakistan. By Abu Turab The recent visit of...
A student with a stone in his hand protesting against the security forces' recent action on students at Pulwama in South Kashmir, UNI

Don’t judge the operational leadership of the Army

The Major, who tied the Kashmiri man to the jeep, was deflecting the attention of an angry mob. He didn’t do this to be...
Wajahat Habibullah

“In Kashmir, we have lost an entire generation”

Former bureaucrat and old Kashmir hand Wajahat Habibullah is extremely disturbed by the recent developments in the Valley. He has brought out a book...
A TV grab shows a Kashmiri youth assaulting a CRPF jawan; (right) a Kashmiri man tied to the hood of an army jeep as ‘protection’

Unfrozen Turbulence

Only someone who has travelled in Kashmir can understand the enormity of the disaster unfolding in the Valley   By Dilip Bobb Two videos that have...

Markandey Katju gives ‘controversial’ offer to Pakistan

Former Supreme Court judge 'agrees' to give Kashmir to Pakistan on the condition that it must take Bihar as well.

Pakistan assembly invites Arundhati Roy to talk on Kashmir issue

Writer Arundhati Roy has been invited by Pakistan assembly to speak on Kashmir issue

TIRANGA YATRA A SHOW OF NATIONALISM

  Modi plans week-long flag march for 70th I-Day Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been planning a grand show of nationalism on the 70th Independence Day....

Featured Today