JAMMU AND KASHMIR

Record turnout marks Srinagar Lok Sabha elections

With the highest turnout witnessed in three decades, this election marks a significant milestone for the region.

NC-PDP are BJP’s A, B teams: Altaf Bukhari

SRINAGAR: During an exclusive interview with The New Indian‘s Principal Correspondent, Emaad Makhdoomi, Apni Party President and Former J&K Cabinet Minister, Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari, asserted that Omar Abdullah has been aligned with BJP since 1989, while Mehbooba Mufti has been associated since 2015. Bukhari positioned himself as a newcomer, contrasting with their established roles.  […]

Air Force convoy ambushed by terrorists; 5 injured

SRINAGAR: Five members of the Indian Air Force personnel sustained injuries when two vehicles in their convoy were subjected to intense terrorist gunfire in the Surankote region of Poonch district, Jammu and Kashmir, as per sources. Among the five wounded, one airman is said to be in critical condition. Additional forces were promptly deployed to […]

Gangster, police officer killed in Jammu hospital shootout

In an attempt to evade capture, the criminals drove onto the premises of the Government Medical College Kathua.

Jammu and Kashmir boosts security for Parliamentary elections

Official sources informed The New Indian that additional CAPFs will be stationed across the entire Kashmir valley and the adjacent border districts of Rajouri and Poonch in the Jammu region.

First Formula 4 car run held in Srinagar

Streamlined racing vehicles thundered along a 1.7 km course from Lalit Ghat on the shores of Dal Lake to Nehru Park within the city. Scores of eager young individuals gathered along the scenic Boulevard road at the base of the Zabarwan mountain range to observe the spectacle.

CEC, team assessing Valley’s election readiness

The National Conference, Congress, and People’s Democratic Party will advocate for early Assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir, while the BJP defers the decision to the Commission.

Muslim conference factions outlawed for sedition

According to the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), the two factions of the JKMC have been engaging in activities against the sovereignty and integrity of the nation, and have links with banned terrorist organisations.

NIA raids 15 locations linked to JEI terror funding case in J&K

SRINAGAR: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) launched a series of raids across multiple locations in Jammu and Kashmir as part of a robust crackdown on the banned Jamaat-e-Islami (JeI) in connection with a terrorism financing probe. The raids spanned several districts including Srinagar, Jammu, Budgam, Kulgam, and Anantnag in Central and South Kashmir. During the […]

Lok Sabha approves SC status for Paharis, Paddaris

SRINAGAR: Lok Sabha on Tuesday approved three crucial bills for Jammu and Kashmir, including one granting Scheduled Tribe status to Pahari Ethnic Group, Paddari tribes, Koli, and Gadda Brahmins. Another bill provides reservations for Other Backward Classes (OBCs) in Panchayats and Municipalities, while the third aims to include Valmikis in the Scheduled Castes (SCs) list. […]