Srinagar-Jammu highway cleared of snow, debris; stranded vehicles allowed to ply as of now
"Stranded traffic has been allowed to move after the highway was cleared for the movement of traffic this morning," an official of the Traffic control room said.
Arms, ammunition seized in Jammu & Kashmir's Poonch
Poonch Senior Superintendent of Police Ramesh Angral said the fresh recovery has been made during a search and cordon operation from Dabbi village along the LoC in Balakote sector.
225 militants killed in 103 operations across Jammu and Kashmir in 2020, says DGP
Addressing an annual press conference in Jammu, the DGP said law and order also improved in 2020 as just 143 terror incidents were reported in the year compared to 584 in 2019.
625 ‘militant associates’ held in Jammu and Kashmir in 2020
The crackdown against OGW’s, also referred to as militant associates, in the official handouts is seen as the larger policy to scuttle militant networks and limit their capabilities to operate or attack.
Electoral process resumed in reorganised in Jammu and Kashmir in 2020 with DDC polls
The year 2020 began amid uncertainty as most of the mainstream political leaders continued to be under various forms of detention following the landmark constitutional amendments of 2019.
Jammu and Kashmir High Court orders action against babus for excise policy manipulation
While the rules envisaged under the policy provided for allotment of permits for only one year, certain clauses were tinkered with by senior government officers which allowed allotment of permits to “underserving” individuals for five years, the high court held in a judgement on Monday.
Rs 100 crore worth of prime land retrieved from 'encroachment' in Jammu
A strong contingent of police and civilian officials reached Gole Market in the posh Gandhi Nagar locality and retrieved the prime land from encroachment, they said.
PM Modi's six-year rule provided most peaceful atmosphere in Jammu and Kashmir: Amit Shah
"The prime minister has a special attachment and love for the people of J-K. Whenever we are meeting him, his focus remains on three things -- speedy development of Jammu and Kashmir to ensure benefits reach an ordinary person for his upliftment, strengthening of grassroot democracy and a peaceful security scenario.
DDC polls have written new chapter in Jammu and Kashmir: PM Modi
Launching a scheme via video-conference to extend the benefits of Ayushman Bharat to all residents of the union territory, Modi also hit out at the Congress for offering him lessons in democracy while "not carrying out panchayat and municipal polls" in Puducherry, a UT where the opposition party is in power.
Militant killed in encounter in Jammu and Kashmir
"One more militant has been killed in fresh exchange of fire with security forces in Shopian today. The number of terrorists killed in the operation now stands at two," a police official said.
Five of seven former ministers secure wins in Jammu and Kashmir DDC polls
Senior Congress leader and former minister Taj Mohiuddin, who was in the fray for Parenpillan constituency of Uri tehsil in north Kashmir's Baramulla district, won the seat with a margin of 1,596 votes, officials said. Taj, who held several terms as minister and MLA, polled 9,741 votes against the Peoples Conference (PC) leader Shaukat Ali Khan, who got 4,451 votes in the first-ever DDC election.
Jammu and Kashmir High Court orders direct money transfers to land sellers
The judgement adds "the Land Acquisition Collector shall depute officers subordinate to him not below the rank of Naib Tehsildar, who shall get in touch with all the land owners and/or their legal representatives and inform them about their entitlement and right to receive enhanced compensation".
DDC polls: Freezing weather fails to dampen spirit of voters in Jammu and Kashmir
The enthusiasm was the same among all the age groups in Jammu division as witnessed in the previous five phases of the maiden DDC elections and panchayat bypolls, which is incidentally the first democratic exercise in the erstwhile state since it was reorganised as a Union Territory last year.
Jammu-Srinagar National Highway closed after overnight snowfall, landslides
Nine inches of snow has accumulated on the ground at the Jawahar Tunnel of the highway and the road is blocked at several points due to landslides following rains in Marog, Magerkote and Panthiyal, they said.
Ikkjutt Jammu floats political party, vows to fight for 'statehood for Jammu'
Ikkjutt Jammu Ankur Sharma urged the civil society, political groups, social organisations, industry and trade bodies and the general public of the Jammu region to get united to defeat recently formed Gupkar Alliance by the Kashmir-based political parties.