Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Zanigam village in the Beerwah area of Budgam district following a tip about the presence of militants
Several of the candidates from smaller parties and independents won the District Development Commission (DDC) polls in Jammu And Kashmir on the promise that they were the right candidates to resolve the developmental issues
PDP’s Tariq Hameed Karra won the election in 2014 in the Srinagar constituency.
Jammu and Kashmir Police says lack of army cooperation hampering probe in cases against Major Leetul Gogoi, 53 Rashtriya Rifles
Police had filed the case of illegal confinement against Major Leetul Gogoi after a local youth Farooq Ahmad Dar was tied to the bonnet of an army vehicle and made a human shield.
According to the police, the soldiers had come out for patrolling when they were pelted with stones by the local youths, and in retaliation, they targeted them in which a youth Tanveer Ahmad Wani was killed and another named Mohammad Ibrahim was injured.
Kashmir human shield row: SHRC terms Major Leetul Gogoi's action illegal, demands Rs 10 lakh for Farooq Ahmad Dar
State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) on Monday termed the Kashmir human shield incident 'illegal' while directing the Jammu and Kashmir government to pay Rs 10 lakh to victim Farooq Ahmad Dar
Seven people were killed in firing by security forces as unprecedented election-day violence marred the by-poll for Srinagar Lok Sabha seat Sunday which saw the voter turnout plunge to an all-time low of 6.5 per cent.
Srinagar bypoll: Separatists call for 2-day strike after clash with security forces kill 7 Kashmiris
Separatists called for a 2-day strike from Monday in Jammu and Kashmir to protest the death of 7 persons during voting for Srinagar Lok Sabha bypoll.
With Yasir’s death the number of people killed in the ongoing unrest stands at 63 in Kashmir
Jammu and Kashmir was on Tuesday heading for a hung Assembly with PDP emerging as the single largest party by bagging 14 seats and leading in 16 while BJP also made gains by winning 18 seats and was ahead on 7, all in Jammu, but it failed to make inroads in the Valley.
Jammu and Kashmir CM Omar Abdullah filed his nomination for state polls from Beerwah.