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15 December, 2018 12:28 AM Jammu And Kashmir Becomes First State To Bring Law Against "Sextortion"

The State Administrative Council (SAC) under the chairmanship of Governor Satya Pal Malik on Friday approved the law. Jammu and Kashmir has become the first state in the country to have a law banning sexual exploitation of women by those in positions of authority, having a fiduciary relationship or a public servant. The State Administrative Council (SAC) 26

14 December, 2018 1:36 PM Had alliance with BJP knowing it will be suicidal: Mehbooba Mufti

Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti said her People's Democratic Party (PDP) had an alliance with the BJP knowing it will be 'suicidal'. When her party entered into a tie-up with the BJP to form government in J&K, it was expected that prime minister Narendra Modi will reach out to Pakistan, she said. "We knew it (alliance with the BJP) was suicidal 71

14 December, 2018 9:51 AM 3 Children Among 7 Dead As Vehicle Falls Into Gorge In Jammu And Kashmir

Seven people, including three children, were killed and three others injured when their vehicle skidded off the road and fell into a gorge in Jammu and Kashmir's Reasi district, the police said today. The accident took place in the Tamasgali area of the district late Thursday night when the four-wheeler was returning from a marriage party, Deputy Superintendent 37

11 December, 2018 12:17 PM Body Of Jammu And Kashmir Man Missing Since A Week Found

A 29-year-old driver, who had been missing since the beginning of December, was found dead in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district, officials said Tuesday. The body of Ram Chander Prakesh, or Vicky, from Siot village of Nowshera, was found in a stream near another village yesterday night, they said, adding that he was missing since December 2. Family 46

10 December, 2018 6:20 AM Supreme Court dismisses PIL challenging dissolution of J&K Assembly by Governor Satya Pal Malik

The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a PIL challenging the dissolution of the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly by Governor Satya Pal Malik. "We are not inclined to interfere (with the decision of the Governor)," a bench comprising Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justice S K Kaul said. The bench was hearing a PIL filed by BJP leader Gagan Bhagat, who was an MLA before 71

9 December, 2018 8:16 AM 9,066 Cases Disposed Off By Lok Adalat In Jammu And Kashmir

The National Legal Services Authority organised a lok adalat in all the courts across Jammu and Kashmir, disposing off over 9,000 cases, an official spokesman said on Saturday. The lok adalat was held under the patronage of Chief Justice of Jammu and Kashmir High Court Gita Mittal (patron-in-chief state legal services authority) and high court Judge 53

9 December, 2018 7:58 AM 3 Lashkar-e-Toiba terrorists killed in Mujgund encounter in J&K, 5 jawans injured, search on

Srinagar: Three terrorists have been gunned down on Sunday in an ongoing encounter with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Mujgund. The gunfight has also left five security personnel injured. The terrorists were identified as members of terror outfit Lashkar-e-Toiba. Weapons and other warlike stores have been recovered from the encounter site. "Three 110

9 December, 2018 1:45 AM 427 cadets pass out from Indian Military Academy

Dehradun: A total of 427 gentlemen cadets, including 80 from seven friendly countries, took part on Saturday in a colourful Passing Out Parade at the end of their training at the Indian Military Academy (IMA). The parade was held at the Chetwode drill square in front of Vice-Chief of Army Staff Lt Gen Devraj Anbu to mark the successful completion of their 53

8 December, 2018 2:59 PM 79.9% Voting In Penultimate Phase Of Jammu And Kashmir Panchayat Polls

Jammu and Kashmir recorded 79.9 per cent voting today in the penultimate phase of the nine-phased panchayat polls, state electoral officer Shaleen Kabra said. A massive 85.1 per cent polling was witnessed in five districts of Jammu division, while encouraging 49.6 per cent was witnessed in five districts of Kashmir division, he said. The voting in the eight 51

8 December, 2018 2:41 PM Shane Warne Applauds Seven-Year-Old Spinner From Kashmir

Shane Warne mentioned the young spinner during the lunch break broadcast on the second day of the first Test in Adelaide. A seven-year-old boy from Jammu and Kashmir's Ganderbal district has become an internet sensation after Australian spin great Shane Warne lauded his bowling. A video of the boy, Ahmad, bowling at a local match was shared by a journalist 51