KASHMIR

Kashmir votes for change this time, highest since 30 years

Previously known for its history of terrorism, the city has witnessed a significant shift in voting patterns. During phase 4 of the elections, the voter turnout reached 37.98%.

Protests turn deadly in PoK; Amit Shah responds

Violent protests have erupted in Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (PoK) due to soaring costs of food, fuel, and utilities. Since May 10, the demonstrations have resulted in the death of a police officer and over 90 injuries. The unrest began when around 70 members of the Joint Awami Action Committee (JAAC) were arrested during a strike against high living costs, leading to further clashes.

KASHMIR VOTES TODAY: Mufti’s candidate Waheed Parra says Pulwama will set new trend

Srinagar: Kashmir has made history in 34 years post abrogation of Article 370, with voters in Pulwama today, showing faith in democracy by turning up in record numbers. Voting for the Srinagar Lok Sabha constituency is still underway, marking the first parliamentary election in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir post-nullification of Article 370. […]

J&K Assembly degraded to level of glorified municipality: Aga Ruhullah 

SRINAGAR: In an exclusive interview with The New Indian‘s Principal Correspondent, Emaad Makhdoomi, Aga Syed Ruhullah Mehdi, former J&K cabinet minister, Shia cleric, and Lok Sabha candidate for the Srinagar constituency under the banner of the Jammu and Kashmir National Conference, articulated his stance on various pressing issues. Expressing his decision to abstain from participating […]

VDG member martyred in Udhampur encounter

A member of the Village Defence Guard (VDG) was martyred in a clash with four terrorists at Chochru Gala, located in the Basantgarh region of Udhampur district.

NIA conducts raids against terror outfits in Kashmir

The targeted locations included the residences of individuals such as Mountain Valley editor Imtiyaz Ahmad Bazaz in Batmaloo, Revlon Cosmetics marketing agent Muzamil Shafi Khan in Qalamdan Pora.

Kashmir UCC seminar sparks political firestorm

Recently a seminar in Kashmir University titled “Navigating Legal Frontiers: Understanding Indian Penal Code 2023 & the Quest for Uniform Civil Code” was cancelled because of politics by the separatists in the valley. It was being organized by an association of lawyers- Kashmir Jurists- in the valley which sought administrative support from the Indian Army. […]

India criticises Pakistan at UNHRC for Kashmir, condemns terrorism

NEW DELHI : India has hit back at Pakistan for raising the issue of Jammu and Kashmir at the UN Human Rights Council, accusing it of being the “world’s terrorism factory” and having an appalling human rights record.India also urged Pakistan to introspect on its actions and reputation instead of making false allegations against India. […]

J&K NC’s solo bid: Blow to INDIA alliance 

SRINAGAR: In a significant development, Dr. Farooq Abdullah, Jammu and Kashmir National Conference President and Member of Parliament from the Srinagar constituency has unequivocally declared that the party will not form any pre-poll alliance, dealing a major setback to the INDIA bloc. Addressing reporters at the party headquarters in Srinagar, Dr. Farooq emphasized that the […]

ED arrests retired CRPF employee in money laundering case

According to the Enforcement Directorate, the accused was presented before the Court of the Special Judge ACB (CBI-Cases) in Kashmir, Srinagar. The Court has extended ED custody until 13 February 2024.