Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi, whose two-day visit to the state concluded on Friday, took everybody by surprise when he stopped for tea at Maisuma, a stone-pelting hub and bastion of separatist leader Yasin Malik.
A court in north Kashmir’s Sopore town on Friday sent the militant, captured during an encounter in the nearby Rafiabad area a day earlier, to five-day police remand.
A civilian was killed in South Kashmir's Pulwama district by unidentified gunmen on late Tuesday evening.
An encounter broke out on Wednesday morning between army and militants in Kazinagar Dhar area on LoC near Uri.
Jammu and Kashmir chief secretary Iqbal Khandey resigned on Tuesday, saying he had no “moral right” to continue because the government did not trust him.
The Jammu and Kashmir police on Monday suspended a policeman after a girl accused him of trying to molest her.
Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi will be the first leader of any national party to visit Balakote along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district, where six people were killed in shelling by Pakistan on August 15.
Pakistani troops has again violated ceasefire by resorting to firing and mortar shelling on forward posts and civilian areas in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir.
National Conference patron and former chief minister Farooq Abdullah has supported the stand of the Narendra Modi government of not favouring Hurriyat leaders holding talks with Pakistan’s national security adviser (NSA) Sartaj Aziz in New Delhi.
All Hurriyat leaders released from house arrest
Hurriyat leaders Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, Syed Ali Shah Geelani and Abbas Ansari under house arrest
The chairman of the moderate faction of the Hurriyat, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, on Wednesday welcomed the resumption of dialogue between India and Pakistan and said that his party was ready for talks with New Delhi.
A policeman and a civilian were killed in a militant attack neara mosque in north Kashmir's Sopore district on Tuesday, in the first major attack after terrorists targeted mobile towers in the area earlier this month.
Police have booked Dukhtaran-e-Millat (DeM) chief Asiya Andrabi for addressing a rally organised by Mumbai blasts mastermind Hafiz Saeed-led Jamat-ud Dawa in Pakistan.
Taking exception to unfurling of Pakistan flag and singing of Pakistan anthem by activists of separatist Dukhtaran-e-Millat, the BJP on Friday asked its chief Asiya Andrabi to come in open along with her sons.