Jammu and Kashmir

  • A girl going through books in Ambala central library. HT Photo
    Jul 07, 2015 19:05 IST

    Dulat's 'Kashmir: The Vajpayee Years' selling like hot cakes in Valley

    Former Research and Analysis Wing (R&AW) chief AS Dulat's book is selling like hot cakes in Kashmir, literally. Hundred copies vanished in the first two hours in Srinagar with people queuing up to get their copies and placing orders online.

  • Kashmir floods
    Jul 07, 2015 15:45 IST

    Deforestation drives worsening flooding in Kashmir

    In April, scores of hillside homes in Fraswad and Shalnand villages in Jammu and Kashmir collapsed in a landslide amid heavy rains. Eighteen people died.

  • BSF
    Jul 07, 2015 14:55 IST

    Pakistan violates ceasefire in Poonch in J-K, one jawan injured

    Pakistani troops on Tuesday violated the ceasefire again by firing on forward posts along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district, leaving a jawan injured.

  • Shyyam Lal Sharma
    Jul 06, 2015 20:51 IST

    Cong condemns Pak for frequent ceasefire violations

    The Congress has condemned Pakistan for repeated ceasefire violations along the international border.

  • NC
    Jul 06, 2015 18:28 IST

    Mufti govt's approach towards Srinagar stepmotherly: NC

    The National Conference on Monday lashed out at the PDP-BJP government's 'stepmotherly' approach towards Srinagar and said the dismal fund allocation for the entire eight assembly segments of Srinagar was an indication of how the Mufti government wants to suffocate the capital city for want of infrastructure and development.

  • PDP patron Mufti Mohammad Sayeed. HT Photo
    Jul 05, 2015 19:25 IST

    Ministers undermining CM's authority: National Conference

    The National Conference (NC) on Sunday, while expressing "disappointment and amusement" at various cabinet ministers openly overruling chief minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, said such incidents exposed Mufti Sayeed and PDP's "complete sell-out" to the BJP for the "sole aim" of clinging on to the CM's chair at any cost.

  • Army jawans
    Jul 05, 2015 19:04 IST

    J-K: Army fine tunes its anti-militancy and anti-infiltration grid

    Army fine tunes its anti-militancy and anti-infiltration grid. The changed face of militancy in the Kashmir Valley has led the Army to "completely review" its anti-infiltration and counter-insurgency strategies to tackle among other things the growing trend of youths, even educated ones, gravitating towards terror outfits

  • Syed Salahuddin
    Jul 05, 2015 18:46 IST

    Hizb chief Salahuddin still wants to come back: Former RAW chief

    The banned Hizbul Mujahideen chief Syed Salahuddin wants to return to India even today, says former chief of Research and Analysis Wing (RAW), India's external spy agency A S Dulat, who regrets the goverment "wasted too much of time" chalking out plans for his comeback.

  • UPSC, civil services
    Jul 05, 2015 17:23 IST

    Nine J&K candidates including 3 women crack UPSC

    Nine candidates, including three women, from Jammu and Kashmir have qualified the prestigious UPSC Civil Service examination, the results of which were declared on Saturday.

  • Crime
    Jul 05, 2015 17:15 IST

    Woman stripped in J-K, accused include army jawan

    In a shocking incident, a woman was allegedly stripped naked by a gang of five persons, including an Army jawan, in Udhampur district of Jammu and Kashmir and the video of the incident uploaded on the internet, police said on Saturday.

  • Syed Ali Shah Geelani
    Jul 04, 2015 19:33 IST

    Separatists term Dulat's revelations 'absolute lie'

    After mainstream political parties, it was the two main separatist leaders who denied the claims made by former RA&W chief AS Dulat, saying he is trying to create confusion among the separatist ranks.

  • Mufti Sayeed-P
    Jul 04, 2015 20:38 IST

    Annual plan outlay for Doda, Kishtwar announced

    Chief minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed on Saturday announced setting up of the Chenab Valley Development Fund (CVDF) to protect environment and employment generation in the hilly region.

  • UPSC
    Jul 04, 2015 21:41 IST

    5 crack civil services exams from J&K

    Four candidates from the Valley have cracked the prestigious civil services exams, the results of which were declared by the Union Public Service Commission, on Saturday. While Baseer-Ul-Haq tops the chart with 46th rank, Afaq Giri gets 457th, Yasin 459th and Deeba Farhat 553th rank.

  • PDP
    Jul 03, 2015 20:28 IST

    Day after Rajnath's no to AFSPA, PDP calls it 'draconian'

    A day after Union home minister Rajnath Singh ruled out revocation of Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA), ruling coalition partner Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) termed it "draconian".

  • Jitendra Singh
    Jul 03, 2015 18:35 IST

    MoS launches Digital India in Udhampur

    Minister of state in prime minister's office Jitendra Singh on Friday launched Digital India in Udhampur district.