Jammu Kashmir

The minimum temperatures remained below the freezing point in the valley as Srinagar recorded the coldest night of the season so far at minus 2.2 degrees Celsius.

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir governor Satya pal malik said that terrorism must be tackled by roots as it exists in the mind. Addressing the media at the civil secretariat here, he said, “Terrorism exists in the mind and it is there that we must fight it.” He also said, “The situation in the state has …

Srinagar: Two terrorists were killed on Wednesday in a gunfight with the security forces in the outskirts of Srinagar city. Security forces early in the day started searches for hiding militants in Sathu area of Nowgam in Jammu and Kashmir after receiving specific input about their presence. “As the cordon was tightened, they fired at the …

Srinagar: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh arrived here on Tuesday to review the overall security situation in Jammu and Kashmir, specifically in the Valley and along the India-Pakistan border. “Heading to Srinagar on a day-long visit to Jammu and Kashmir. Shall review the security situation and important initiatives taken in the state,” the Minister tweeted before …

New Delhi:  Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh is slated to visit Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday to review the security situation in the state, specifically in the valley and along the India-Pakistan border, besides interacting with political leaders. The Minister will attend a high-level meeting with Governor Satya Pal Malik and senior officials from civil administration, …

Jammu/Srinagar: Brisk voting was seen in almost all the wards in Jammu region with Rajouri registering the highest votes on Monday while Srinagar in the valley saw the lowest as a shutdown-call led to subdued polling in the municipal elections that are taking place after 13 years in Jammu and Kashmir. Amid tight security, long queues …

New Delhi: India on Friday rejected as totally unfounded Pakistan’s allegations of chemical weapons’ use by Indian security forces in Jammu and Kashmir. “We completely reject allegations made by Pakistan about the reported use of chemical weapons by the Indian security forces against Indian citizens,” External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said in response to queries. …

New Delhi: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday left for Jammu and Kashmir to inaugurate two pilot projects of “smart” border fencing built under the Comprehensive Integrated Border Management System (CIBMS) programme. The two projects, each covering a 5.5 km-border stretch along the International Border in Jammu, are set to get a first-of-a-kind high-tech surveillance …