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J&K: TV actor shot dead by terrorists, 10-year-old nephew injured in Budgam
India

J&K: TV actor shot dead by terrorists, 10-year-old nephew injured in Budgam

The victim has been identified as Amreena Bhat who was also a TikTok artist. Police said that three LeT terrorists were behind the attack

J&K: Two LeT terrorist associates arrested in Budgam
India

J&K: Two LeT terrorist associates arrested in Budgam

Incriminating materials, explosive material and ammunition were also recovered from their possession

Father, wife of slain Kashmiri Pandit Rahul Bhat allege conspiracy, collusion between co-workers and terrorists at Tehsildar’s office
India

Father, wife of slain Kashmiri Pandit Rahul Bhat allege conspiracy, collusion between co-workers and terrorists at Tehsildar’s office

Kashmiri Pandit Rahul Bhat's wife said he used to say everyone in his office behaved nicely and no one could harm him but, 'nobody protected him, they (terrorists) must have asked someone about him, otherwise, how would they've known'

'It’s tragic nothing has changed in 32 years': Twitter erupts over Kashmiri Pandit's killing in J&K's Budgam
India

'It’s tragic nothing has changed in 32 years': Twitter erupts over Kashmiri Pandit's killing in J&K's Budgam

People once again raised concerns on Twitter over the security of Hindus-Pandits staying in the Valley after 36-year-old Rahul Bhat became the third Kashmiri Pandit to be killed in the past six months

Jammu and Kashmir: Terrorists gun down cop, critically injure brother in Budgam
India

Jammu and Kashmir: Terrorists gun down cop, critically injure brother in Budgam

While political parties have condemned the killing, the police have cordoned the site of incident and launched a hunt to nab the attackers

Jammu and Kashmir: Militants gun down one non-local civilian in Budgam; injure another in Pulwama
India

Jammu and Kashmir: Militants gun down one non-local civilian in Budgam; injure another in Pulwama

This comes in the wake of another non-local civilian, Muhammad Akram of Bijnor district in Uttar Pradesh, being attacked on Sunday

Jammu and Kashmir: JeM commander among five terrorists killed in twin encounters within 12 hours in Pulwama and Budgam
India

Jammu and Kashmir: JeM commander among five terrorists killed in twin encounters within 12 hours in Pulwama and Budgam

Four terrorists have been killed in an encounter in the Naira area of Pulwama district and one terrorist has been killed in the Chrar-i-Sharief area of Budgam

COVID-19 in Kashmir: Amid pandemic surge in Valley, negligent handling of samples for virus test sets alarm bells ringing
India

COVID-19 in Kashmir: Amid pandemic surge in Valley, negligent handling of samples for virus test sets alarm bells ringing

In view of the poor sample collection, the health authorities have been asked to ensure a better testing procedure and to improve the testing rate across Kashmir

Jammu and Kashmir: SPO, three militants killed in separate encounters in Budgam, Shopian
India

Jammu and Kashmir: SPO, three militants killed in separate encounters in Budgam, Shopian

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

'Detained once again' claims ex-Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti on Twitter
India

'Detained once again' claims ex-Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti on Twitter

The PDP chief on Tuesday alleged that authorities prevented her from leaving her residence to meet families evicted from forest land in Budgam district

Two militants killed in Jammu and Kashmir's Budgam in encounter with security forces
India

Two militants killed in Jammu and Kashmir's Budgam in encounter with security forces

The identity and group affiliation of the slain militants was being ascertained, an official said, adding that preliminary investigation suggests that one of them was a foreigner

Days after BJP sarpanch shot dead in Kulgam, now party leader fired upon in J&K's Budgam
India

Days after BJP sarpanch shot dead in Kulgam, now party leader fired upon in J&K's Budgam

Abdul Hamid Najar, district president of Budgam BJP Other Backward Class (OBC) Morcha, was shifted to a hospital. More details are awaited.

Jammu and Kashmir authorities demarcate 90 'red zones' to contain coronavirus; areas to remain under strict lockdown
India

Jammu and Kashmir authorities demarcate 90 'red zones' to contain coronavirus; areas to remain under strict lockdown

The administration has demarcated 90 red zones across Jammu and Kashmir as on 14 April, according to the Department of Information and Public Relations.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Doctors, power workers beaten up as J&K Police enforces lockdown; crowds broke curfew, say cops
India

Coronavirus Outbreak: Doctors, power workers beaten up as J&K Police enforces lockdown; crowds broke curfew, say cops

A number of videos have emerged showing the Jammu and Kashmir Police roughing up residents, doctors, and power sector workers during the lockdown due to coronavirus

Four militant associates arrested in Jammu and Kashmir's Budgam, arms and ammunition recovered, say police
India

Four militant associates arrested in Jammu and Kashmir's Budgam, arms and ammunition recovered, say police

Four associates of militants were arrested from Budgam district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said on Sunday, adding arms and ammunition were recovered from their possession.

IAF to take action against six officers over Budgam Mi-17 chopper crash, two to face court-martial
India

IAF to take action against six officers over Budgam Mi-17 chopper crash, two to face court-martial

The fateful Mi-17 helicopter was shot down in Budgam by an Indian missile when Indian air defences were on high alert following the 26 February Balakot airstrike that targeted a terrorist camp in Pakistan

Jammu and Kashmir BDC polls: 1,065 candidates to contest 24 October election, highest number of contenders from Kupwara
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Jammu and Kashmir BDC polls: 1,065 candidates to contest 24 October election, highest number of contenders from Kupwara

1,065 candidates are in fray for the 24 October Block Development Council (BDC) polls in Jammu and Kashmir, state election officials said on Saturday.

Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria says shooting down IAF chopper in Kashmir was a 'big mistake on our part'
India

Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria says shooting down IAF chopper in Kashmir was a 'big mistake on our part'

Air Chief Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria on Friday described as a 'big mistake' the IAF shooting down its helicopter in Kashmir on 27 February.

Eid prayers limited to neighbourhood mosques in Kashmir as authorities impose strict controls, say prayers concluded without any violence
India

Eid prayers limited to neighbourhood mosques in Kashmir as authorities impose strict controls, say prayers concluded without any violence

Eid prayers were limited to neighbourhood mosques in Kashmir as authorities imposed strict controls and security forces fanned out across towns and villages, restricting the movement of people and prohibiting congregations in large grounds.

Ajit Doval undertakes aerial survey of Srinagar, parts of south Kashmir; NSA takes stock of security situation as Valley celebrates Eid al-Adha
India

Ajit Doval undertakes aerial survey of Srinagar, parts of south Kashmir; NSA takes stock of security situation as Valley celebrates Eid al-Adha

Ajit Doval on Monday undertook an aerial survey of Srinagar and South Kashmir areas to take stock of the security situation during Eid al-Adha celebrations.