New Delhi: Parliament on Tuesday approved a resolution abrogating special status to Jammu and Kashmir under Article 370 of the Constitution and a bill for splitting the state into two Union Territories. The resolution was passed by Lok Sabha with 351 members voting in its support and 72 against it,...
Anantnag District is in southern sector of Jehlum Valley. It is because of its rejuvenating climate, the inspiring majesty, its lofty mountains, the melodious flow of sweet waters of its springs and sreams, fertile soil, fragrant flowers and delicious fruits that the district has come to be synonymous with...
Kishtwar the land of saffron, sapphire and shrines was an independent hilly state during the medieval period. Maharaja Gulab Singh, the Dogra ruler of Jammu annexed it in 1821 AD. District Kishtwar was carved out from the erstwhile District Doda during the year 2007-08  when the Chief Minister of...
Anantnag: After a long gap of three decades, the life has returned to valley's one of the most terror sensitive places also known as safe haven to hundred of militants after its only movie theatre "Heaven" reopens last week. On March 06, CRPF revived this movie hall by releasing not...
Kashmir edges closer to the brink Author: Ayesha Ray, King’s College  6 March 2019 | On 14 February 2019, over 40 Indian police force soldiers were killed in one of the worst terrorist attacks on military targets in Kashmir in the past two decades. The Pakistan-based militant group Jaish-e-Mohammad claimed responsibility for...
Commitment traps make Kashmir de-escalation tricky 3 March 2019Authors: Frank O’Donnell, US Naval War College and Debalina Ghoshal, New Delhi On 14 February 2018, a Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) suicide car bomber attacked an Indian paramilitary Central Reserve Police Force convoy in the Pulwama area of India-governed Kashmir. Over 40 Indian police personnel died in...
Srinagar: The Joint Resistance Leadership, an amalgam of Kashmir's separatist factions of Hurriyat Conference and Kashmir Liberation Front condemned the grenade blast at Jammu bus stand that left a person dead and injured dozens. In a statement, the JRL said that attacks on unarmed civilians are the most reproachful act...
Srinagar: Exposing the negative propaganda against Jammu & Kashmir, a report by the Government of India has confirmed that there has not been a single crime reported against tourists in the state in past two years. This is despite the presence of separatist militancy in Kashmir that has only...
Srinagar Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) comprising of Syed Ali Shah Geelani, Mirwaiz Muhammad Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik have called for a two day complete protest strike against raids of NIA against resistance leadership and mass arrests. In a statement issued to KNO, JRL said “wide spread raids of...
Following a raid by a group of tribesmen from Pakistan's North West Frontier Province, the Maharaja of the Princely State of Jammu and Kashmir acceded to the Union of India on October 26, 1947. Pakistan objected to this decision. This led to first India-Pakistan war on Kashmir and the...