Civic polls: BJP gains big in Kashmir, Jammu regions

The Bharatiya Janata Party won the urban local body elections in four districts of militancy-infested south Kashmir on Saturday, winning 53 of the 132 wards, where polls were held over four phases earlier this month, election officials said. The BJP was also leading in all the 10 districts of Jammu region as the counting of […]


Two CRPF jawans injured in militant attack in J&K

Two CRPF jawans were injured in a militant attack on a security force camp in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir on Monday night, police said. “Terrorists late evening [on Monday] fired upon a security forces’ camp at Newa in District Pulwama in south Kashmir,” a police spokesman said in Srinagar. The attack was repulsed […]


37 cops killed in Jammu and Kashmir in 2018

The Jammu and Kashmir Police witnessed the highest number of casualties among its men in two decades, with 37 policemen killed in 2018 in heightened militant attacks on them, according to police data. Of the 37 policemen, eight were special police officers and 29 were ‘regular’ policemen. The data also shows that J&K Police lost […]


Two militants killed in Bandipora operation

Security forces killed two militants in an operation in north Kashmir’s Bandipora on Thursday. “Body of a militant has been recovered while another is lying at the encounter site. The cordon-and-search [operaiton] is intact as the area is vast. No firing is taking place at present," said Inspector General of Police (Kashmir Range) Swayam Prakash […]



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Violence mars Eid in Kashmir; Farooq Abdullah heckled

Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Farooq Abdullah was heckled during Eid prayers at the 17th century Hazratbal mosque in Srinagar on Wednesday, two days after he chanted ‘Bharat Mata ki Jai‘ during a prayer meeting for former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. Meanwhile, the celebrations of Eid-Al-Azha were marred by violence in Srinagar when […]