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  • Salaries of J&K police personnel on hold due to 'non-availability of budget' Dec 01, 2022 08:49 AM IST

    Salaries of J&K police personnel on hold due to 'non-availability of budget'

    The police personnel including IPS officers from the Union Territory, who get their salaries under New Pension Scheme, have been informed that their salaries have been withheld because of “non-availability of budget”.

  • Satisfactory security situation in Kashmir to hold polls: Amit Shah Nov 15, 2022 05:38 PM IST

    Satisfactory security situation in Kashmir to hold polls: Amit Shah

    In the last 70 years, J&K had seen investment of only Rs 12,000 crore. That amount has risen to Rs 56,000 crore in the last four years. Central education institutes, such as AIIMS, IIT and IIM, have opened their branches /campuses in J&K, Shah said.

  • Drone-dropped weapons recovered along IB in Jammu; 2 arrested Oct 30, 2022 08:30 PM IST

    Drone-dropped weapons recovered along IB in Jammu; 2 arrested

    The police noticed the drone's movement in Baspur Bangla area in the early hours of Sunday, following which all police stations in the region were put on alert.

  • Terminal at Srinagar airport to be expanded three times its present size at Rs 1,500 cr: Jyotiradiatya Scindia Oct 10, 2022 08:46 PM IST

    Terminal at Srinagar airport to be expanded three times its present size at Rs 1,500 cr: Jyotiradiatya Scindia

    He said the decrease in VAT on aviation turbine fuel (ATF) from 26.5 per cent to one per cent by the J-K administration has set a new dawn for air connectivity in the Union Territory.

  • Amit Shah promises reservation to Pahari, Gujjar and Bakerwal communities in J&K Oct 04, 2022 04:29 PM IST

    Amit Shah promises reservation to Pahari, Gujjar and Bakerwal communities in J&K

    Political observers say that with this assurance the BJP has set its electoral arithmetic ahead of Assembly elections in the UT.

  • DGP Prisons found murdered under suspicious circumstances in Jammu: Police Oct 04, 2022 06:36 AM IST

    DGP Prisons found murdered under suspicious circumstances in Jammu: Police

    Additional Director General of Police, Jammu zone, Mukesh Singh said the domestic help is absconding and a search for him has started.

  • Home minister’s visit to Jammu and Kashmir: Paharis anticipate ST status Oct 03, 2022 04:40 PM IST

    Home minister’s visit to Jammu and Kashmir: Paharis anticipate ST status

    Political observers say the venues chosen by the BJP to kick-start its election campaign in the UT are of strategic importance as these areas have a high Pahari vote count.

  • J&K’s Gujjar Rajya Sabha MP says BJP misrepresented as an anti-Muslim party Sep 29, 2022 04:21 PM IST

    J&K’s Gujjar Rajya Sabha MP says BJP misrepresented as an anti-Muslim party

    The successive regimes in Jammu and Kashmir have only used the tribals, non-Kashmiri speaking population as a vote bank and never tried to alleviate their situation on the ground, alleges Ghulam Ali Khatana.

  • Not ready to accept India is communal; fight for Article 370 will continue: Farooq Abdullah Sep 21, 2022 05:32 PM IST

    Not ready to accept India is communal; fight for Article 370 will continue: Farooq Abdullah

    He said the next assembly polls will provide the first opportunity to fight the battle politically for the special status of J&K under the provisions of constitution.

  • Ghulam Nabi Azad to address maiden rally after quitting Congress on September 4 Aug 30, 2022 10:56 PM IST

    Ghulam Nabi Azad to address maiden rally after quitting Congress on September 4

    With the timing of Ghulam Nabi Azad's launch event in Jammu and Kashmir coinciding with Rahul Gandhi's rally, it will be seen if there are more fireworks on the day the former Congress chief addresses the mega event at Delhi's Ramlila Maidan.

  • In pics: Heaviest rainfall in 26 years triggers flash floods in Jammu Aug 11, 2022 08:59 PM IST

    In pics: Heaviest rainfall in 26 years triggers flash floods in Jammu

    Jammu city recorded 189.6 mm of rain in 24 hours, the highest downpour in a day in almost 26 years, causing landslides and flash floods, meteorological department officials said on Thursday.

  • Amarnath Yatra resumes; 4,026 pilgrims leave Jammu for base camps Jul 11, 2022 10:47 AM IST

    Amarnath Yatra resumes; 4,026 pilgrims leave Jammu for base camps

    The Yatra was suspended from Jammu due to bad weather conditions and no batch was allowed to proceed to the base camps in the Valley on Sunday.

  • One security force personnel killed, 3 injured in encounter with terrorists in Jammu Apr 22, 2022 06:37 AM IST

    One security force personnel killed, 3 injured in encounter with terrorists in Jammu

    The encounter in Sunjwan took place amid heightened security arrangements in Jammu and Kashmir, two days ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s scheduled visit to Samba district.

  • Fire at Jammu building leaves at least 4 dead, 15 injured; Rs 5 lakh ex-gratia for deceased Mar 14, 2022 10:40 PM IST

    Fire at Jammu building leaves at least 4 dead, 15 injured; Rs 5 lakh ex-gratia for deceased

    "An ex-gratia of Rs 5 lakh each to be given to the families of the deceased in Jammu LPG Cylinder blast incident. Ex-gratia of Rs 1 lakh to be given to the seriously injured and Rs 25,000 to those with minor injuries," the office of J&K Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha tweeted.

  • Jammu to get free WiFi service at 20 more locations under smart city mission Nov 25, 2021 07:43 AM IST

    Jammu to get free WiFi service at 20 more locations under smart city mission

    Jammu Smart City Limited (JSCL) has signed an agreement with service provider LMES to install WiFi hotspots at 20 locations. The agreement was signed and exchanged between the Chief Executive officer of JSCL Avny Lavasa and the director of LMES.

  • Army chief carries out aerial reconnaissance of forward areas in Jammu Nov 03, 2021 09:06 PM IST

    Army chief carries out aerial reconnaissance of forward areas in Jammu

    This is his second visit to Jammu division in the past over two weeks amid an ongoing operation against terrorists in a forest belt in twin districts of Poonch and Rajouri, which is the longest in the recent past that has entered 24th day on Wednesday.

  • J&K govt to handover 122 acres of land to AAI to build new airport terminal at Jammu Nov 03, 2021 01:05 PM IST

    J&K govt to handover 122 acres of land to AAI to build new airport terminal at Jammu

    Divisional Commissioner, Jammu, Raghav Langer informed about the development during a meeting to review the progress on demarcation of land for the new terminal, they said.

  • Amit Shah reaches Jammu; inaugurates new campus of IIT Oct 24, 2021 02:35 PM IST

    Amit Shah reaches Jammu; inaugurates new campus of IIT

    Amit Shah, accompanied by Union ministers Jitendra Singh and Dharmendra Pradhan and Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha, reached Jammu airport from Srinagar and started his engagements with the inauguration of the new campus of the IIT-Jammu, they said.

  • Landslides block Jammu-Srinagar highway; Mughal Road closed after first snowfall Oct 23, 2021 11:47 AM IST

    Landslides block Jammu-Srinagar highway; Mughal Road closed after first snowfall

    The Jammu-Srinagar national highway, the only all-weather road linking Kashmir with the rest of the country, was blocked by a massive landslide triggered by heavy rains at Cafeteria Morh near Ramban town, forcing suspension of traffic, Senior Superintendent of Police (national highway) Shabir Malik said.

  • Amit Shah to address public rally in Jammu on October 24 Oct 16, 2021 08:23 AM IST

    Amit Shah to address public rally in Jammu on October 24

    Raina made the announcement while addressing a party meeting at its headquarters here. "The Union home minister will address a huge public rally in Jammu on October 24," he said.

  • 5 Army personnel killed in gunfight with terrorists in J&K's Poonch Oct 11, 2021 01:32 PM IST

    5 Army personnel killed in gunfight with terrorists in J&K's Poonch

    The operation was launched in a village close to DKG in Surankote in the early hours following intelligence inputs about presence of terrorists, a Defence spokesman said.

  • A look at the growing number of natural disasters around the world Jul 13, 2021 07:08 PM IST

    A look at the growing number of natural disasters around the world

    Heavy rains triggered flash floods in parts of Himachal Pradesh and the Jammu region on July 12, disrupting normal life. Flood swept away buildings and cars at tourist spots. In the first twenty years of this century, natural disasters killed 60,000 people on average per year.

  • In Pics | Torrential rains trigger flash floods in Himachal Pradesh, Jammu Jul 13, 2021 11:25 AM IST

    In Pics | Torrential rains trigger flash floods in Himachal Pradesh, Jammu

    Flash floods triggered by heavy rains swept away buildings and cars at tourist spots as bad weather also led to the closure of the airport in Himachal Pradesh. The district administration also instructed tourists to postpone their visit to Dharamsala in view of the heavy rains.

  • IAF invites bids to acquire 10 anti-drone systems in wake of Jammu air station attack Jul 06, 2021 08:33 AM IST

    IAF invites bids to acquire 10 anti-drone systems in wake of Jammu air station attack

    The RFI said that vendors are to indicate the delivery schedule with a stage-wise breakup of the entire project, post conclusion of the contract.

  • India works on counter-drone strategy to avoid Jammu-like attacks; DRDO says it's tech can fend off threats Jun 30, 2021 09:17 AM IST

    India works on counter-drone strategy to avoid Jammu-like attacks; DRDO says it's tech can fend off threats

    Rogue drones have been spotted for the fourth consecutive day in Jammu, pushing defence forces to quickly work on a counter-drone strategy to avert attacks like the one witnessed on June 27