Jammu and Kashmir

August 14, 2019
August 14, 2019

Kashmir: Pakistan asks UN Security Council to meet

Pakistan asks the United Nations Security Council to meet over India's decision to revoke the special status of Jammu and Kashmir, the Himalayan region that has long been a flashpoint in ties between the nuclear-armed neighbors.

August 12, 2019
August 12, 2019

Eid celebrated in Kashmir amid massive security

Eid-ul-Azha prayers were offered in mosques across the Kashmir valley amidst no reports of any violence, police say.

August 6, 2019
August 6, 2019

India scraps special status for Kashmir

The Indian government yesterday stripped Kashmir of the special autonomy it has had for seven decades, prompting a furious response from nuclear-armed rival Pakistan and raising fears of further violence in the Muslim-majority Himalayan region.

August 5, 2019
August 5, 2019

India scraps Article 370 which grants special status to Jammu and Kashmir

In a landmark decision, the Bharatiya Janata Party government headed by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced that Article 370 of the Constitution, which grants special status to Jammu and Kashmir state, has been removed.

July 1, 2019
July 1, 2019

35 killed as bus falls into gorge in Jammu and Kashmir's Kishtwar

At least 35 people were killed and 17 others injured as a minibus fell into a deep gorge in Jammu and Kashmir's Kishtwar district, police officials say.

May 16, 2019
May 16, 2019

Soldier, 3 terrorists killed in gunfight in Jammu and Kashmir

A soldier and three terrorists have been killed in a gunfight in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir in India, police said.

April 2, 2019
April 2, 2019

3 Pakistan soldiers killed in India firing

Three Pakistan Army soldiers have been killed and one injured in Rakhchikri sector of Rawalkot as Indian Army retaliated strongly to unprovoked shelling by Pakistani troops in Poonch of the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir that had on Monday claimed three lives, including a 5-years old girl.

November 20, 2018
November 20, 2018

Indian soldier, 4 terrorists killed in encounter

An Indian soldier and four terrorists are killed today in an encounter between ultras and security forces in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir state in India, officials say.

September 14, 2018
September 14, 2018

16 killed as bus plunges into river in Jammu and Kashmir

At least 16 passengers are killed and 13 more are injured when a mini bus skids off the road and into the turbulent Chenab river near Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir of India, a senior police officer says.

June 25, 2018
June 25, 2018

End of an uneasy alliance in Jammu and Kashmir

Power politics makes strange bedfellows. But perhaps none stranger than the coming together of India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and People's Democratic Party (PDP) in the terrorism-hit state of Jammu and Kashmir. After a little more than three years of uneasy co-existence, the alliance is in tatters. There is no popularly elected government in the state now under the rule of the federal BJP government.