Category: Jammu & Kashmir

India changes controversial land laws in disputed Kashmir

SRINAGAR,India – India has amended a law in Jammu and Kashmir allowing Indian citizens to buy land in the disputed territory, said officials, sparking opposition criticism about a steady erosion of the rights of Kashmiri people. A notification issued on Tuesday stated that the term “being permanent resident […]

J&K LG refuses to comment on ED summons to Abdullah

Srinagar, Oct 21: Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor (LG) Manoj Sinha on Wednesday refused to comment on the fresh Enforcement Directorate (ED) summons to National Conference (NC) president Farooq Abdullah, but said institutions have a right to act according to the Constitution and laws. “The Constitution and laws have […]

Farooq Abdullah appears before ED in JKCA money laundering case again

Srinagar, Oct 21: Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Farooq Abdullah was questioned by the Enforcement Directorate for the second time in three days on Wednesday in connection with a multi-crore scam in the JK Cricket Association, with his National Conference terming the summons “yet another attempt to browbeat” […]

Advisor Bhatnagar visits construction site of Z-Morh Tunnel in Ganderbal

GANDERBAL, OCTOBER 18- Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar today visited the construction site of Z- Morh tunnel and inspected the ongoing works there. During the visit, Advisor Bhatnagar was briefed about the current status of the project and the expected date of completion. He was also […]

Cabinet approves Special Package for UT of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh under the Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana – National Rural Livelihoods Mission

DELHI, OCTOBER 14: The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has approved a Special Package worth Rs. 520 crore in the UTs of J&K and Ladakh for a period of five years till FY 2023-24 and ensure funding of DeendayalAntyodaya Yojana – National Rural […]

Will continue struggle for restoration of Article 370, resolution of Kashmir issue: Mehbooba

Srinagar, Oct 14: Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister and PDP president Mehbooba Mufti, who was released from detention after 14 months, has vowed to continue her struggle for the restoration of Article 370 and the resolution of the Kashmir issue. She said the Centre’s decision of August 5 […]

Foiled suspected BAT action from Pak side in J&K: Army

Srinagar, Oct 14: The Army on Wednesday said it has foiled suspected BAT action from Pakistani side along the Line of Control in Tangdhar sector of Jammu and Kashmir. “Suspected BAT (Border Action Team) action bid foiled in Tangdhar. Today early morning, suspicious activity was observed of 3-4 intruders […]

Pak targets civilian areas along LoC, IB in unprovoked ceasefire violation

Jammu, Oct 10: Pakistani troops violated ceasefire overnight by unprovoked firing and mortar shelling on civilian areas along the Line of Control and International Border in two sectors of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said on Saturday. Indian troops retaliated befittingly to silence the Pakistani guns, they said, adding there […]

Lt Governor visits families of three Rajouri youth killed in Shopian; assures justice

RAJOURI, OCTOBER 8: Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha today visited the families of three Rajouri youth who were killed in Amshipora, Shopian in July this year. Expressing condolences with the families, the Lt Governor said that the UT Government will extend full support to them and assured that justice […]

COVID-19: J&K Govt classifies districts into red, orange, green zones

SRINAGAR, OCTOBER 09: The Government has classified all districts of Jammu and Kashmir valley excluding Kishtwar district of Jammu division as Orange zones following the assessment of COVID-19 situation in Jammu and Kashmir. This classification has been done after the State Executive Committee took a detailed review of […]

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