BDC Polls: 163 Observers Appointed

SRINAGAR, Oct. 8 -- As many as 163 Observers have been appointed for the conduct of upcoming election for chairpersons of Block Development Councils (BDCs) in Jammu and Kashmir. Meanwhile, all the Ob... Read More

Normal Life Remains Disrupted in Kashmir for Day 65

SRINAGAR, Oct. 8 -- Normal life remained severely affected for the 65th consecutive day on Tuesday in the Valley in the wake of the Centre's move to revoke Jammu and Kashmir's special status under Art... Read More

Gunbattle in Pulwama, 2 Killed

SRINAGAR, Oct. 8 -- Two militants were killed in an encounter with government forces in Awantipora town of Pulwama district of south Kashmir on Tuesday, a police spokesperson said. It was the first gu... Read More

65 Days Later

SRINAGAR, Oct. 8 -- This is the tenth week of lockdown in Kashmir Valley, after central government's unilateral scrapping of the Article 370 on August 5 which granted J&K its autonomous status under I... Read More

Lifting Of Advisory On Tourists Half-Hearted Initiative: NC

SRINAGAR, Oct. 8 -- Describing the lifting of an advisory which had dissuaded tourists from visiting Kashmir valley as "half hearted initiative", the National Conference on Tuesday asked how can holid... Read More

Tourists Welcome to Kashmir, Says Governor Malik

SRINAGAR, Oct. 8 -- Governor Satya Pal Malik on Monday directed lifting an over two-month-old advisory which had asked tourists to leave the Kashmir Valley due to "terror threat" even as normal life r... Read More

Sunshine Back, Weather in Kashmir Improves

SRINAGAR, Oct. 8 -- After witnessing chilly weather conditions due to intermittent rain and snow during the last three days, sunshine greeted people on Tuesday in the summer capital, Srinagar and othe... Read More

Series of Betrayals and the 'Enduring Kashmir Conflict'

SRINAGAR, Oct. 7 -- ON AUGUST 5, the Home Minister of India tabled a bill in the Rajya Sabha to reorganise the Jammu and Kashmir State. This bill was passed easily as BJP enjoys brute majority in both... Read More

Meetings with Detained Leaders

SRINAGAR, Oct. 7 -- On Sunday, more than two months after the Government detained Dr Farooq Abdullah and Omar Abdullah in the wake of the revocation of the Article 370, a 15-member delegation of Natio... Read More

Farooq, Omar Anguished But in High Spirits: Rana

SRINAGAR, Oct. 7 -- Detained National Conference President Dr Farooq Abdullah and vice president Omar Abdullah were in high spirits, but pained and anguished over the prevailing situation. This was st... Read More