Mufti won again in the 2014 Lok Sabha election but resigned as MP in 2016 to become the chief minister of the state.
Wild bears attacked, pelted to death in Jammu and Kashmir in two back-to-back incidents; police takes cognisance
The incident in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam sparked outrage on social media as several people demanded that those behind attack should be identified and must be immediately brought to book.
Lok Sabha election: In Kulgam, vacant polling booths and deserted streets tell the story of a disgruntled people
Kulgam district recorded a 7.5 percent voter turnout till 2 pm. The highest votes were cast in Noorabad, the National Conference bastion — 11,854 (15.5 percent), followed by Devsar — 11,870 (13 percent). Meanwhile, 1,313 (1.3 percent) votes were cast in Kulgam and the lowest turnout was witnessed in Hom Shalibugh where 591 (0.8 percent) votes were cast till 2 pm
Jammu and Kashmir urban local body polls: BJP trounces Congress in its bastions, wins from many militancy-hit areas
The BJP won the elections to 100 municipal wards in Kashmir in the urban local bodies (ULB) polls.
J&K local body polls: Poor turnout, poll-related violence will tarnish India's image and further alienate populace
Poor turnout will tarnish India's image and the poll-related violence will further burden our security forces and exacerbate the alienation of Kashmiris
BJP wins 60 seats unopposed in volatile Kashmir; party likely to control at least 7 ULBs as NC, PDP boytcott elections
For the first time in the electoral history of Jammu and Kashmir, the Bharatiya Janata Party is likely to take control of at least seven municipal committees in Kashmir Valley without even contesting the elections
The snow lay thick. Vehicles struggled to get past each other on the narrow, hilly road from the national highway to Sadiwara village. A crowd had gathered around a Maruti van that had slipped into a roadside ditch. Knots of pheran-wrapped people headed to the village mosque for Friday afternoon prayers.
After three days of incessant rains, the residents of Akran village in South Kashmir’s Kulgam district failed to get any response to their calls for help from the district administration and instead called the Indian Army to save them from the flood waters.