Jammu and Kashmir DDC Phase 1 polls today; tight security in place for first election since abrogation of Article 370

The first phase of the District Development Councils (DDC) election and panchayat bypolls in Jammu and Kashmir began on Saturday (November 28), with 1,427 candidates in the fray and seven … Read More

3 Madrassa teachers arrested under PSA in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian after 13 students join terror outfits

Jammu and Kashmir authorities booked three teachers of a madrassa at Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district of Public Safety Act (PSA) after some students of this school were found involved … Read More

Can detention be forever? Supreme Court raps Centre over ex-J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti’s detention under PSA

The Supreme Court on Tuesday said that detention cannot be forever and asked the Centre to clear whether former J&K Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti`s detention under the under Public Safety … Read More

PM approves State Government to impose short and local lockdown to combat Covid 19

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday asked the states to evaluate efficacy of short and local lockdowns in combating the covid-19 pandemic. He was chairing a high-level virtual meeting with … Read More

Cabinet approves Bill to include Kashmiri, Dogri, Hindi as official languages in Jammu and Kashmir

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved a bill under which Kashmiri, Dogri and Hindi, apart from the existing Urdu and English, will be the official languages in the union territory … Read More

Charu Sinha appointed IG CRPF in Srinagar, first female IPS officer to take charge in terrorist-hit sector

For the first time, a female IPS officer has been appointed as Inspector General (IG) of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) Srinagar sector, one of the terrorist-affected areas in Jammu … Read More

Jawan martyred, 3 terrorists gunned down in encounter with security forces in Zadoora area of J&K’s Pulwama; arms, ammunition seized

Three unidentified terrorists were gunned down by security forces on Saturday (August 29) in a joint operation of Jammu and Kashmir Police, Indian Army and CRPF Zadoora area in Pulwama … Read More