JK news

Repeal of Article 370 ushered in new era: A Kashmiri’s account

A Kashmir activist lists his arguments in support of the abrogation of Article 370

Creeping militancy casts shadow on upcoming polls in J&K

This is the second part of David Devadas’ series on the impact of constitutional changes introduced in J&K 4 years ago

Army kills 5 terrorists in Kashmir’s Kupwara

There was no harm to civilians or infrastructure during the anti-terror operation

HM Shah reviews J&K security ahead of G20 meetings in Kashmir

During the meeting, the home minister emphasised the need to ensure all possible arrangements for the peaceful conduct of the G-20 meetings in Srinagar in May.

J&K: Top Islamic scholar among 4 killed in accident

Three of a family, including a top Islamic scholar, his son and daughter-in-law, and a teenage boy were killed in a tragic road accident near Chenani area of Udhampur district in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday morning. According to officials, the Maruti car they were travelling in from Gool Sangaldan towards Udhampur skidded off the […]

Jammu and Kashmir: Beyond Article 370 Abrogation

  Three years ago, abrogation of Article 370 changed the nomenclature of the state of Jammu and Kashmir. The state was bifurcated into two Union Territories with Ladakh designated as a separate Union Territory. The aim was to completely integrate Jammu and Kashmir with the Union of India. On the eve of 5th August 2019, […]

In A First, Edu Inst, Roads In Kashmir To Be Named After 18 Army, Police Martyrs

SRINAGAR: The government on Thursday ordered the renaming of 18 educational establishments and roads after some eminent personalities and the security forces who lost their lives on the line of duty. Besides, the government also ordered necessary steps to be taken for amending the records for effecting the changes. Principal Secretary to Government General Administration […]

In J&K, Rajnath Reviews Security Along Border, Warns Pak

  NEW DELHI: Defence minister Rajnath Singh reviewed the security situation along the India-Pakistan border during his visit to forward areas of Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday, and warned Pakistan of a befitting reply if provoked. Army chief General Manoj Pande, Gen Officer Commanding-in-Chief (GoC-in-C) of Northern Command, Lt Gen Upendra Dwivedi and other senior […]

J&K Bans Schools Run By Jamaat-e-Islami

SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir administration on Tuesday ordered the banning of all schools run by banned Jamaat-e-Islami (Jel) in the union territory. The administration also asked the schools to facilitate the admission of students within a fortnight. The schools are being run in the name of Falah-e-Aam (Welfare for All), a trust set up […]

Kashmir Doesn’t Need Jihad 2.0

The gains made by the administration, the forces, and the current government post nullification of Article 370 in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir are being constantly undermined by Jihadi groups. These are desperate attempts of a radicalized few, fomented by the ISI/Pakistan and given overground help by elite political, and business families of […]