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Rajnath Singh rolls out first phase of Indian Army restructuring plan

CHANGES: Separate Vigilance Cell, new unit on human rights issues, 206 Army Officers freed for field posting..

INX Media scam: Chidambaram arrested after high drama

To be produced before CBI court tomorrow..

Home Minister Amit Shah to meet CMs of Naxal-hit states on Aug 26

Day-long deliberations planned on security and development issues..

Article 370: UK clarifies it didn’t back China, Pakistan at UNSC

Says its long-standing position is that Kashmir should be bilaterally resolved..

On phone with UK PM, Modi raises concern at I-Day violence against diaspora

Boris Johnson regrets incident, assures necessary safety steps ..

INX Media case: Chidambaram goes missing after HC rejects bail plea

Facts of the case prima facie reveal the petitioner is key conspirator in this case: HC..

NEARING DESTINATION: Chandrayaan-2 enters Moon orbit

All eyes now on September 7 when Chandrayaan 2 will soft land in the south polar region of the moon..

Kashmir situation: Nine petitions filed in Supreme Court so far

Petitioners include retired military men, bureaucrats, journalist..

No loss of life since Aug 5, schools to open next week: JK administration

Landline services to be restored in most parts of Srinagar tomorrow..

Eid passes off peacefully in Kashmir amid tight security vigil

No firing in past week, foreign media reports of firing incidents false: J&K Police..

President clears Bill bifurcating Jammu & Kashmir; 2 UTs to come into existence on October 31

Max strength of J-K UT assembly will be 107, to be enhanced to 114 after delimitation..

Restrictions eased, Kashmiris offer Friday prayers in local mosques

Situation under control..

Security forces firmly in control of situation in J&K: Army

POINTS OF CONCERN: External & sponsored threats, attempts to poison people's minds with incessant propaganda..

HISTORIC: ARTICLES 370, 35A FINISHED IN ONE STROKE!

Two union territories carved out of Jammu and Kashmir ..

TERROR ALERT: Taliban join Jaish, Lashkar suicide squads in PoJK

Massive infiltration bids as Pak agencies plan BIG terror strike in J&K..

Centre moves in 28,000 more troops to Kashmir Valley

Air Force, Army on high operational alert; Kashmiris wonder what's happening..

Massive anti-Pakistan protests in Muzaffarabad over hydel project

PoJK residents demand rights to resources of their own land..

Tricolour will be hoisted at all J&K panchayats this Independence Day

Additional forces were sent to Kashmir to maintain peace as Tricolour flies high: Reports..

Top Jaish commander and his associate eliminated in Anantnag

He was involved in 12 June attack on forces, in which 5 CRPF jawans and an SHO were martyred ..

One soldier martyred, Pak violates ceasefire at multiple locations

India retaliates, inflicts heavy damage and casualties on Pak side of LoC..

Rajya Sabha clears Triple Talaq Bill, PM calls it a historic day

Instant triple talaq will be a criminal offence now, NCW lauds new law..

Yediyurappa, not Yeddyurappa, takes oath as Karnataka CM for fourth time

Floor test on Monday; Congress questions Governor's decision ..

Iran frees 9 Indians captured from detained ship, 21 still in custody

EVERYONE FINE: India gains consular access, working for their release..

Lok Sabha passes Bill criminalising Triple Talaq

Rajya Sabha may not be so easy with JDU, BJD and others opposing it..

Rajya Sabha clears POSCO amendment, with death penalty for sexual assault

Bill will now come up on Lok Sabha for approval..

RTI amendment Bill passes Rajya Sabha test, despite Oppn protests

Opposition weakened after Modi personally asked Naveen Patnaik, KCR to support amendment..

When India talks to Pak on Kashmir, issue of occupied areas will also come up: Rajnath

No question of any mediation on Kashmir issue, says Defence Minister ..

Imran spills the beans, admits Pak based terrorists operate in Kashmir

30,000 to 40,000 terrorists are still active in Pakistan, admits Pak PM..

Lok Sabha passes Bill to amend anti-terror law

Essential to keep law enforcement agencies a step ahead of terrorists, says Amit Shah..

Terror incidents down by 70% In remote areas, 86% in Jammu and Kashmir

Terror incidents down by 70% In remote areas, 86% in Jammu and Kashmir..

Bangladesh Border Guards enter Meghalaya village, threaten locals

Village tense, villagers claim BSF was mute spectator..

Trump's remarks on Kashmir create much ado about nothing!

India denies PM Modi ever asked US to mediate with Pakistan; Kashmir policy clear and consistent ..

Martyred J&K soldier Aurangzeb's brothers join the Army

My sons will serve the nation, take brother's revenge, says father..

BIG SUCCESS; Chandrayaan 2 takes off for moon mission

World salutes genius, dedication of ISRO scientists..

Kashmir issue will be resolved soon, no one can stop it: Rajnath Singh

Kashmir issue will be resolved soon, no power on earth can stop it: Rajnath Singh..

Sheila Dikshit, 81, is no more; Two-day state mourning in Delhi

Political leaders across the spectrum condole her demise ..

Centre rejigs 6 Governor portfolios: Anandiben goes to UP, Dhankhar to Bengal

Centre rejigs 6 Governor portfolios: Anandiben goes to UP, Dhankhar to Bengal..

Jammu municipal body seeks holiday on Maharaja's birthday

Proposal sent to J&K state government for approval..

Rajya Sabha unanimously passes NIA amendment bill

Rajya Sabha unanimously passes NIA amendment bill ..

Kulbhushan Jadhav case: India wins ICJ battle, Pak asked to review case

Kulbhushan Jadhav case: India wins battle at ICJ, Pak asked to review case..

Pakistan arrests Hafiz Saeed to make peace with FATF, US

Saeed sent to judicial custody, will face trial in terror and money laundering cases..

Pakistan reopens its airspace after 140-day shutdown

Pakistan had earlier said it would not open its airspace for commercial flights until India removed its fighter jets from forward airbases..

At least 10 killed as four-storey building collapses in Mumbai

Building was 100 years old; three NDRF teams engaged in rescue and relief work..

Lok Sabha passes bill to strengthen NIA with just six dissenting votes

Lok Sabha passes bill to strengthen NIA with just six dissenting votes..

CHANDRAYAAN 2: ISRO aborts moon mission due to technical snag

New schedule to be announced soon..

2019: Significant drop in stone-pelting incidents in Kashmir

2019: Significant drop in stone-pelting incidents in Kashmir..

BJP to revive plan for Hindu settlements in Kashmir

Their fundamental right to return to Valley has to be respected: Madhav..

Flood crisis in Assam; 15 lakh people affected, 10 dead

10 rivers in spate; Sikkim, Arunachal, Mizoram, Meghalaya also affected; Army called in..

Indian Army breaks protocol to hand over PoJK boy's body to Pak Army

7-year-old had drowned in PoJK and drifted across LoC into Gurez Valley..

Al-Qaeda Calls for 'Unrelenting Blows' on Army in Kashmir, slams Pakistan for 'Double Game'

'Fight in Kashmir' is not a separate conflict but part of the worldwide Muslim community's 'jihad against a vast array of forces': Zawahiri..

ARTICLE 370: SC to consider plea for early hearing of PIL

Govt to Parliament: Article 370 is temporary provision..

Senior Congress leader joins BJP in J&K

Dozen other party activists follow suit..

Terrorist infiltration in J&K down by 43%, local recruitment by 40%: Govt

Terrorist infiltration in J&K down by 43%, local recruitment by 40%: Govt..

India protests UN body report on Kashmir, says it legitimises terrorism

Report is false, with a motivated narrative, says India ..

Rahul Gandhi gets fresh summons in defamation case

Rahul Gandhi gets fresh summons in defamation case..

29 killed as bus plunges into gap between e-flyovers

29 killed as bus plunges into gap between e-flyovers..

Delimitation of J&K Assembly seats will end partisanship that favours Kashmir, turned state into 'rotten borough' of Valley

Delimitation of J&K Assembly seats will end partisanship that favours Kashmir, turned state into 'rotten borough' of Valley..

Keerian-Gandial bridge reduces 45 km distance to just 8.6 km

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari inaugurates landmark bridge connecting Kathua's secluded areas with Punjab's Pathankot..

Armed Forces' special division for strategic missions, new age warfare

India's three Services is all set to pool their special talents and assets to create a special operations division, on the lines of the US Special Operations Command which finished Osama. ..

CBI controversy: Asthana also moved out, with immediate effect

The Appointment Committee of the Cabinet has curtailed the tenure of Asthana and three others. Asthana is facing corruption charges in the Moin Qureshi case. ..

Indian Army gives it back, four Pak soldiers killed along LoC

Indian Army gives it back, four Pak soldiers killed along LoC..

Major Shashidharan Nair: A hero in love and war

He was martyred in an IED blast in Nowshera sector of Jammu and Kashmir. Martyrdom has made his love story go viral... His commitment to the nation, to the Indian Army, and to his loved ones was beyond compare. ..

Army dedicates Kalai bridge to nation

The bridge will ease movement towards Buddha Amarnath shrine as well as facilitate faster movement of military equipment and troops ..

BSF officer killed in Pak sniper fire

BSF officer killed in Pak sniper fire..

Cops To Get 2% More Hardship Allowances

The State Administrative Council (SAC) which met here on Monday under the chairmanship of Governor, Satya Pal Malik accorded sanction to the grant of Hardship Allowance @ 8% of basic pay in the revised pay levels in favour of Gazetted and Non Gazetted Police Personnel w.e.f 01.01.2019...

Protesters, cops clash at terrorist’s funeral in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian

A day after, two terrorists were killed in Kulgam, protesters clashed with security forces Sunday during the funeral of one of the terrorist in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district...

Six terrorists killed in Awantipora encounter

Six terrorists were killed in a brief encounter in the Tral area of Awantipora in south Kashmir's Pulwama district on Saturday morning...

Delhi Police arrests two Hizb terrorists in joint operation

In a joint operation by Delhi and J&K police, two terrorists of Hizb-ul-Mujahideen, including a juvenile, were nabbed from Shopian, police said on Sunday. The arrested terrorist was identified as Kifayatullah Bukhari, a resident of Now Pora Bara, Shopian in Jammu and Kashmir and a juvenile was apprehended. They were nabbed at special blockade set up in Shopian on Friday, they added...

Shah Faesal not condemning terrorism shows 'lack of conviction': Jitendra Singh

Shah Faesal not condemning terrorism shows 'lack of conviction': Jitendra Singh    NV NewsdeskNew Delhi, Jan 10: A day after IAS topper Shah Faesal resigned in protest against the alleged "unabated killings in Kashmir", Union Minister Jitendra Singh said that Faesal not condemning terrorism "is an indication of lack of conviction". Faesal, a 2009 Kashmiri IAS topper, resigned from service. In a Facebook post he wrote that he took the decision in protest against "unabated killings ..

Lok Sabha and J&K polls could be held together: Report

State elections in Jammu and Kashmir could be held along with the 17th Lok Sabha elections between April and May this year, an ‘exclusive’ report in huffingtonpost.in said quoting a senior government official today...

Kashmir IAS topper Shah Faesal resigns

IAS officer Shah Faesal on Wednesday resigned from civil services and is set to take a plunge into politics. The first civil services topper from Kashmir is likely to join the National Conference. ..

RSS leader reaches out to Ladakh, Jammu

During a two-day visit to Jammu, senior RSS leader Bhaiyyaji Joshi held a series of marathon meetings with top BJP leaders and representatives of over forty offshoots of the Sangh to convince them to campaign for the BJP in the coming elections...

Ladakh, Kashmir freeze, but Gulmarg upbeat on tourist rush

Severe cold wave conditions have gripped Ladakh and Kashmir regions with record lows in temperature in the past few days...

We need a clear-cut policy to deal with Pak: former J&K top cop

Former IGP K. Rajendra Kumar warns that terror outfits could see America's withdrawal from Afghanistan as a 'sign of victory' and could get further emboldened...

NIA busts ISIS type terror module; RSS, police offices were target

An ISIS-inspired terror module, operating from Delhi and Uttar Pradesh, was uncovered and 10 persons arrested by the National Investigation Agency (NIA). The module was planning suicide attacks on the Delhi police headquarters and the local office of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh on Republic Day...

Sajjad Lone's PC emerging as strong alternative in J&K politics

The Peoples Conference has started making successful inroads in Jammu and Ladakh regions as well. There are reports that more disgruntled leaders of PDP, NC and Congress could join Sajjad's party in coming days...

Ropeway inaugurated between Vaishno Devi shrine and Bhairon mandir

Pilgrims heading to Mata Vaishno Devi shrine in Jammu and Kashmir will now be able to pay obeisance at Bhairon Nath mandir with greater ease. A high-tech ropeway between the Bhawan and Bhairon mandir has now turned the steep and tough trek into a five-minute joy ride...

Army's new mission in Kashmir: Dal Lake

The Army has agreed to help clean up the Dal Lake along with the Srinagar Municipal Corporation, Lakes and Waterways Development Authority and the general public. An extensive 21-day Dal cleanliness drive has started...

Govt approves new trekking, tourist routes in Ladakh

The Home Ministry has approved a proposal of Jammu and Kashmir state administration to open new tourist routes in Ladakh..

In first phase of civic polls,voters enthusiastic in Ladakh and Jammu, Valley votes cautiously

The voter turnout in the first phase of Jammu and Kashmir municipal elections was above average, determined voters could be seen queuing up at some polling booths even in the troubled South Kashmir areas such as Budgam...

CBI names Chidambaram, son Karti in Aircel Maxis case

The Central Bureau of Investigation has named former finance minister P Chidambaram and his son Karti as accused in the Aircel Maxis money laundering case.The CBI filed a supplementary chargesheet in the case in the Patiala House court on Thursday. A month ago the Enforcement Directorate had submitted its chargesheet. The CBI has accused Chidambaram of abuse of power, alleging that he flouted norms to grant Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) clearance to firm M/S Global Communication Holding ..

India salutes slain JK cop

Scores of people on Friday attended the funeral prayers of Jammu and Kashmir constable Javaid Ahmad Dar who was abducted and murdered by terrorist. Police said Dar was abducted on Thursday evening by four terrorists who came in a car and seized him from Vehil village in Shopian district. His bullet-riddled body was found on Friday morning in the adjacent Kulgam district...