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Abrogation of Article 370 unconstitutional, people of J&K bypassed: Petitioners to SC

Abrogation of Article 370 unconstitutional, people of J&K bypassed: Petitioners to SC

New Delhi: The Centre’s decision to abrogate provisions of Article 370 was “unconstitutional” since people of Jammu and Kashmir were “bypassed” and any proposal for altering the constitutional status of the erstwhile state should emanate from the citizens there, one of the petitioners said in the Supreme Court on Tuesday. A 5-judge Constitution bench headed by […]

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Srinagar records coldest night of season

Srinagar records coldest night of season

Jammu: Srinagar recorded the coldest night of the season as severe cold conditions continued unabated in most parts of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh on Sunday, an official of the Meteorological Department said. At a low of minus 26 degrees Celsius, Drass in Kargil district of Ladakh was the coldest recorded place, while the minimum temperature […]

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Abrogation of Art 370 led to decline in militancy: Govt

Abrogation of Art 370 led to decline in militancy: Govt

Says infiltration attempts witnessed an increase

New Delhi: The Centre on Tuesday said that militancy related incidents have declined since the abrogation of special status to Jammu and Kashmir under Article 370, but infiltration attempts from across the border have increased. Union minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy also said in Lok Sabha that the security forces managed to […]

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Arson by miscreants: Police claims arrest of nine persons

Srinagar: Police on Tuesday said that it has arrested a group of five “miscreants” involved in hurling petrol bombs (Molotov Cocktails) and threatening of shopkeepers and locals in the interiors of Srinagar City. Four more youth were arrested for similar charges in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district. Police said that this group was involved in hurling […]

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LoC shelling: Two civilians killed, 9 injured in Poonch

Jammu: Two civilians — a 35-year-old woman and a 16-year-old boy — were killed and nine others injured on Tuesday when Pakistan army heavily shelled forward posts and villages along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district, officials said. The firing and shelling from across the border in Shahpur and Kirni sectors was retaliated […]

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No details maintained on cost incurred for deployment in JK: Govt

Abrogation of Art 370 New Delhi: The government has not conducted a separate survey on the cost incurred for deployment of security forces, their travel and supplies following the abrogation of special status given to Jammu and Kashmir under Article 370, Union minister G Kishan Reddy said in Lok Sabha on Tuesday. He also said […]

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Area falling under PaK also included in UT of JK: Govt

New Delhi: The Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir comprises the territories of the Indian State of Jammu and Kashmir immediately before the commencement of the Constitution, except Ladakh, but includes Pakistan administered Kashmir, Union Minister G Kishan Reddy said on Tuesday. Reddy said in the Lok Sabha that the territory of the erstwhile state […]

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Internet clampdown: Curbs necessitated due to aggressive anti-India social media posts from Pak: Govt

New Delhi: The restrictions on the internet in Jammu and Kashmir has been imposed to check aggressive anti-India social media posts being pushed from Pakistan to instigate the youth in the valley, Union Minister G Kishan Reddy said in Lok Sabha on Tuesday. The restrictions on the internet was imposed on August 5 when the […]

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Cold tightens grip on most parts of J&K, Ladakh

Cold tightens grip on most parts of J&K, Ladakh

Jammu: Night temperature across the two union territories of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh plummeted below the season’s average on Sunday with Leh town recording the coldest night of the season at minus 13.2 degrees Celsius, the MET office said. Srinagar and other places in Kashmir also recorded sub-zero temperature, while the minimum temperature in Jammu […]

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Cold wave intensifies in Ladakh, parts of Kashmir record sub-zero temp

Cold wave intensifies in Ladakh, parts of Kashmir record sub-zero temp

Jammu: Cold wave intensified in the Ladakh while parts of Kashmir, including the famous hill resort of Gulmarg and Pahalgam, also reeled under sub-zero temperatures after the recent snowfall, the MeT office said on Saturday. At a low of minus 9.2 degrees Celsius, Kargil town was the coldest recorded place in Ladakh region followed by […]

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