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Part of tunnel on Jammu and Kashmir highway collapses in Ramban; 10 labourers missing
India

Part of tunnel on Jammu and Kashmir highway collapses in Ramban; 10 labourers missing

A small portion of the front side of the tunnel at Khoni Nallah in the Makerkote area of Ramban collapsed late on Thursday night during an audit

No improvement in J&K's security situation after abrogation of Article 370, says Omar Abdullah
India

No improvement in J&K's security situation after abrogation of Article 370, says Omar Abdullah

The former chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir, Omar Abdullah, also called for respecting the sentiments of the people in view of the loudspeaker ban

Aaliya Mir: The woman keeping Kashmiris safe as snakebites increase
India

Aaliya Mir: The woman keeping Kashmiris safe as snakebites increase

Kashmir's only female wildlife rescuer and conservationist says this year she is getting three to four distress calls of snakebite cases in a day

Jammu & Kashmir: One killed, 3 injured as burqa-clad terrorist throws grenade at wine shop in Baramulla
India

Jammu & Kashmir: One killed, 3 injured as burqa-clad terrorist throws grenade at wine shop in Baramulla

The attacker was riding pillion on a bike that stopped near the wine shop. The burqa-clad pillion rider walked to the window of the wine shop and dropped a grenade inside the shop through the porthole window and thereafter fled away on the bike from the spot, police said

Amit Shah reviews Jammu and Kashmir situation at high-level meeting
India

Amit Shah reviews Jammu and Kashmir situation at high-level meeting

The meeting, attended Lt Gov Manoj Sinha, Union Home Secretary Ajay Bhalla as well as the heads of intelligence and security agencies, also took stock of the preparedness for the Amarnath yatra that is scheduled to begin on 30 June

'Ensure safety of Kashmiri Pandits': Arvind Kejriwal tells Centre on violence in Valley
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'Ensure safety of Kashmiri Pandits': Arvind Kejriwal tells Centre on violence in Valley

Kejriwal said that a Kashmiri Pandit was killed inside his office by terrorists, it seemed it was planned. He added that the Indian Army gunned down two terrorists in a day but the incident has left Kashmiri Pandits scared

Farooq Abdullah blames ‘The Kashmir Files’ for Valley’s law and order situation
India

Farooq Abdullah blames ‘The Kashmir Files’ for Valley’s law and order situation

Abdullah also called the film 'baseless', citing the incidents portrayed in the movie as fake

Strengthen and augment intelligence as well as security grids in areas, J&K police chief tells officers
India

Strengthen and augment intelligence as well as security grids in areas, J&K police chief tells officers

Dilbag Singh also pressed for quick disposal of cases under Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act to ensure that cases are submitted for judicial determination within the prescribed period

NIA conducts raids in 4 places in Kashmir, arrests 2 overground workers of terror group TRF
India

NIA conducts raids in 4 places in Kashmir, arrests 2 overground workers of terror group TRF

The searches were carried out at four locations -- one each in north Kashmir's Baramulla and Kupwara districts and south Kashmir's Pulwama and Shopian districts

Union home secretary reviews security preparations for Amarnath Yatra
India

Union home secretary reviews security preparations for Amarnath Yatra

The home secretary reviewed the security preparedness for the Amarnath Yatra with top officials of paramilitary forces and the Jammu and Kashmir administration

J&K: Over 350 Kashmiri Pandit PM package employees resign after Rahul Bhat gunned down in office
India

J&K: Over 350 Kashmiri Pandit PM package employees resign after Rahul Bhat gunned down in office

The killing of the 35-year-old Rahul Bhat has attracted strong condemnation from political parties and employees' association

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'

Jammu and Kashmir: Kashmiri Pandit employee shot dead by terrorists in Budgam
India

Jammu and Kashmir: Kashmiri Pandit employee shot dead by terrorists in Budgam

The incident has attracted strong condemnation from political parties and employees' association

Terror funding case: Separatist leader Yasin Malik pleads guilty before NIA court
India

Terror funding case: Separatist leader Yasin Malik pleads guilty before NIA court

The court will hear the arguments on the quantum of the sentence under which Malik may get a maximum punishment of life imprisonment on 19 May

BJP demands shifting of liquor shop from Pantha Chowk in Srinagar
India

BJP demands shifting of liquor shop from Pantha Chowk in Srinagar

Altaf Thakur urged the Excise Department and the administration to shift the liquor store from Pantha Chowk to some other place

Jammu and Kashmir Congress calls delimitation panel report 'biased', 'politically motivated'
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Jammu and Kashmir Congress calls delimitation panel report 'biased', 'politically motivated'

The Delimitation Commission on Jammu and Kashmir notified its final report giving six additional Assembly seats to Jammu and one to Kashmir Valley

Jammu and Kashmir administration transfers of 33 bureaucrats including 20 IAS officers
India

Jammu and Kashmir administration transfers of 33 bureaucrats including 20 IAS officers

According to the order issued late on Wednesday night, the divisional commissioner of Jammu and six deputy commissioners (DCs) are among those transferred with immediate effect.

Jammu and Kashmir: Two hybrid terrorists arrested in Kulgam and Sringar
India

Jammu and Kashmir: Two hybrid terrorists arrested in Kulgam and Sringar

Officials explained that a 'hybrid terrorist' carries out a task given to him by his handlers and then goes back to his normal work, waiting for the next assignment

'Another chance': Shah Faesal, ex-IAS officer from Jammu and Kashmir, drops hints about return to government service
India

'Another chance': Shah Faesal, ex-IAS officer from Jammu and Kashmir, drops hints about return to government service

Faesal, who topped the UPSC examination in 2009, resigned from service in January 2019, citing 'rising intolerance' in the country

64,827 Kashmiri Pandit families left Kashmir valley in early 1990s due to militancy, says MHA
India

64,827 Kashmiri Pandit families left Kashmir valley in early 1990s due to militancy, says MHA

Besides Kashmiri Pandits, militancy forced some Sikh and Muslim families too to migrate from Kashmir Valley to Jammu, Delhi, and other parts of the country