Srinagar

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: 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 …

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 …

Srinagar/Jammu: Security was beefed up on Sunday across Jammu and Kashmir ahead of the four-phase municipal elections slated to begin from Monday, police said. Four-hundred additional companies of central paramilitary forces have already arrived here to augment the existing strength of the security forces deployed to provide a secured atmosphere to the poll process. ALSO READ: Single …

Srinagar: Two party workers of the National Conference (NC) were killed and another critically injured on Friday as terrorists opened fire in the old city area here, police said. The terrorists targeted the NC workers in Karfali Mohalla. The one injured has been shifted to a hospital. The NC and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have …

Srinagar: Authorities in Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday imposed restrictions in Srinagar city to prevent a Muharram procession. “Restrictions have been imposed in Kothibagh, Maisuma, Kral Khud, Shaheedgunj, Batmaloo, Karan Nagar, Ram Munshibagh, Shergarhi and Nehru Park,” police said. ALSO READ: Telangana honour killing case; seven arrested These restrictions are preventive in nature and have been imposed …

Srinagar: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Thursday arrested Pakistan’s Muzaffarabad-based Hizbul Mujahideen supreme commander Syed Salahuddin’s son, Syed Shakeel Ahmed, during a raid here, police said. The NIA carried out the raid in the Rambagh area of the city. “He is working as a laboratory technician in Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) Soura. “In …

Srinagar: Indian Army on Monday knocked down a terrorist in a gunfight in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kupwara district. The gun battle erupted during a cordon and search operation by the security forces in the forest area of Handwara. “Hiding terrorists opened fire which was retaliated as the encounter started. One terrorist has been killed so far,” …