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  • India, Pakistan held secret talks to try to break Kashmir impasse Apr 15, 2021 10:45 PM IST

    India, Pakistan held secret talks to try to break Kashmir impasse

    Kashmir has long been a flashpoint between India and Pakistan, both of which claim all of the region but rule only in part.

  • Three militants, policeman killed in encounters in Kashmir Feb 19, 2021 03:00 PM IST

    Three militants, policeman killed in encounters in Kashmir

    Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Zanigam village in the Beerwah area of Budgam district following information about the presence of militants there, the officials said.

  • India slams UN experts over Kashmir concerns, says lack objectivity Feb 19, 2021 01:26 PM IST

    India slams UN experts over Kashmir concerns, says lack objectivity

    External Affairs Ministry spokesman Anurag Srivastava said that Jammu and Kashmir is an integral part of India and the changes made in its status were enacted by Parliament.

  • Foreign envoys in J&K to assess situation post Article 370 Feb 17, 2021 03:07 PM IST

    Foreign envoys in J&K to assess situation post Article 370

    This is the third visit of foreign envoys to J&K after the abrogation of Article 370 and the erstwhile state's bifurcation into two union territories.

  • This is new J&K, my whole family locked up with no explanation: Omar Abdullah Feb 14, 2021 06:39 PM IST

    This is new J&K, my whole family locked up with no explanation: Omar Abdullah

    In a series of tweets, Omar Abdullah lashed out at the Centre with the "new J&K" jibe, claiming that he, his father and National Conference chief Farooq Abdullah, his sister and her children were barred from leaving their houses.

  • Two years of Pulwama attack: Recalling what happened, how India hit back with the Balakot airstrike Feb 14, 2021 05:28 PM IST

    Two years of Pulwama attack: Recalling what happened, how India hit back with the Balakot airstrike

    The Pulwama terror attack, carried out by militants affiliated to Pakistan-based extremist organisation LeT, claimed the lives of 40 Indian security personnel. The attack had shook the entire nation, and was followed by the retaliatory Balakot strikes by the Indian Air Force (IAF).

  • Kashmir | What has changed in 18 months Feb 10, 2021 09:40 AM IST

    Kashmir | What has changed in 18 months

    India’s policies and steps taken since August 5, 2019, in J&K have left Pakistan without a response. Its decades-old tactics of instigating the locals, and causing unrest has been blunted by the Centre. Perhaps this is why Islamabad’s all-weather friend, China, has resorted to antics in eastern Ladakh

  • Jammu & Kashmir residents elated over restoration of 4G internet services Feb 06, 2021 07:16 PM IST

    Jammu & Kashmir residents elated over restoration of 4G internet services

    On January 25 last year, 2G services were restored while 4G services on mobile devices in Ganderbal in Kashmir division and Udhampur in Jammu region was restarted in August last year.

  • Meet India's youngest female pilot - 25-year-old Ayesha Aziz from Kashmir Feb 03, 2021 03:37 PM IST

    Meet India's youngest female pilot - 25-year-old Ayesha Aziz from Kashmir

    In the year 2011, Ayesha Aziz became the youngest student pilot to get a license at the age of 15 and underwent training to fly a MIG-29 jet at Russia's Sokol airbase the following year.

  • Kashmir: Kolahoi Green Heights Hotel in Gulmarg lures tourists with igloo cafe Jan 28, 2021 09:45 PM IST

    Kashmir: Kolahoi Green Heights Hotel in Gulmarg lures tourists with igloo cafe

    The igloo, 26 feet around and 15 feet high, holds four tables with enough room for 16 guests.

  • Kashmiri saffron production peaks to highest in decade, crosses 13 metric tonnes Jan 21, 2021 03:59 PM IST

    Kashmiri saffron production peaks to highest in decade, crosses 13 metric tonnes

    Kashmir Valley, along with parts of Iran and Spain, is among the handful of places in the world where saffron is grown. Known as the "world's most expensive spice", it sells at around Rs 1.5 lakh to Rs 2.5 lakh per kilogram.

  • Snow-clad meadows fill Gulmarg with tourists again Jan 19, 2021 01:49 PM IST

    Snow-clad meadows fill Gulmarg with tourists again

    The heavy influx of tourists is a dramatic change for the tourism industry in Kashmir, which faced double whammy of the Covid-19 and harsh curbs on civil rights India imposed in the region on August 5, 2019.

  • Ahead of Kashmir debate by UK MPs, LS Speaker says 'Respect sovereign mandate of other Parliaments' Jan 13, 2021 09:52 PM IST

    Ahead of Kashmir debate by UK MPs, LS Speaker says 'Respect sovereign mandate of other Parliaments'

    Birla's remarks came hours ahead of a debate on "political situation in Kashmir", scheduled in the UK Parliament on January 13. A day earlier, the UK MPs had discussed the topic of "persecution of Muslims, Christians and minority groups in India."

  • India most economically-impacted nation due to internet restrictions, loses $2.8 million: UK research group Jan 06, 2021 02:04 PM IST

    India most economically-impacted nation due to internet restrictions, loses $2.8 million: UK research group

    India restricted 8,927 hours of bandwidth access, inclusive of social media shutdowns – more than any other country

  • Here's how heavy snowfall affected travel in the Kashmir region Jan 03, 2021 03:23 PM IST

    Here's how heavy snowfall affected travel in the Kashmir region

    Kashmir is currently under the grip of ''Chillai-Kalan'' -- the 40-day harshest winter period when a cold wave grips the region and the temperature drops.

  • J&K DDC election results: Meet the three first-ever winners of BJP from Kashmir Dec 25, 2020 09:32 AM IST

    J&K DDC election results: Meet the three first-ever winners of BJP from Kashmir

    The three historic wins gave the saffron party one of the reasons to celebrate the results, apart from the fact that it emerged as the single-largest party bagging 75 seats, 72 of them in Jammu division.

  • Terrorists attack Indian Army's road opening party in Srinagar, two soldiers killed Nov 26, 2020 03:10 PM IST

    Terrorists attack Indian Army's road opening party in Srinagar, two soldiers killed

    At least two Indian Army soldiers were killed in action following an attack on the army’s road opening party on the outskirts of Jammu and Kashmir’s Srinagar.

  • Indian Army denies carrying out 'pinpoint strikes' on PoK Nov 19, 2020 08:19 PM IST

    Indian Army denies carrying out 'pinpoint strikes' on PoK

    The Indian Army is carrying out "pinpoint strikes" on suspected terror launchpads inside Pakistan-occupied Kashmir in response to Pakistani military's unrelenting efforts to push maximum number of terrorists into India before the onset of harsh winters, said sources on November 19

  • Part of 'Gupkar Gang', Farooq Abdullah-led NC is BJP's ally in Kargil: Report Nov 19, 2020 03:22 PM IST

    Part of 'Gupkar Gang', Farooq Abdullah-led NC is BJP's ally in Kargil: Report

    The 2018 Kargil Hill Council had produced a hung verdict, leading to a string of coalitions

  • Avalanche warning issued for four districts in Kashmir Nov 16, 2020 02:52 PM IST

    Avalanche warning issued for four districts in Kashmir

    While a medium danger avalanche warning has been issued for the higher reaches of Kupwara and Bandipora districts, a low danger avalanche warning has been issued for the higher reaches of Ganderbal and Baramulla districts, officials said.

  • From a flower in Kashmir comes a precious spice - Saffron; here's how it's cultivated Nov 15, 2020 06:00 PM IST

    From a flower in Kashmir comes a precious spice - Saffron; here's how it's cultivated

    Saffron is one of the most expensive and sought-after spice in the world also known as the golden spice

  • Strike against new land laws disrupts normal life in Jammu and Kashmir Nov 01, 2020 11:53 AM IST

    Strike against new land laws disrupts normal life in Jammu and Kashmir

    Most shops, petrol pumps and other business establishments were shut in Srinagar, the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir.

  • Meet Rayees Ahmad, the 29-year-old 'tiffin man of Kashmir’ Oct 19, 2020 08:00 PM IST

    Meet Rayees Ahmad, the 29-year-old 'tiffin man of Kashmir’

    The Kashmiri youth, who used to work in the media industry as an ad-man, decided to start the home cooked meal delivery service on one cold winter night. Residents of Kashmir can dial his number to book a pocket-friendly and healthy meal from Tiffin Aaw.

  • Encounter between security forces, terrorists in Srinagar's Rambagh area Oct 12, 2020 09:32 AM IST

    Encounter between security forces, terrorists in Srinagar's Rambagh area

    Kashmir Zone Police confirmed that an encounter broke out between security forces and terrorists in Srinagar's Rambagh area. According to reports, one of the two trapped terrorists is believed to be of foreign-origin.

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