updated 10:03 AM GMT, Jan 26, 2015

Pics: wanton loot of Kashmir forests

Pics: wanton loot of Kashmir forests

Smugglers have created havoc in Chattargul forests in Central Kashmir's Ganderbal district despite locals lodging complaints with the forest department.

The timber smugglers in the district are alleg

In pics: Kashmir on voting day

In pics: Kashmir on voting day

58 percent of voters in Jammu and Kashmir Tuesday turned up to cast their ballot in the third round of the staggered elections. (Pics: Izhar Nazir Ali)


"There was incident-free polling in all 16 const

Pics: Kashmir on Modi's visit

Pics: Kashmir on Modi's visit

Authorities Monday deployed more than 4,000 government forces to secure the venue of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's public rally Jammu and Kashmir's summer capital Srinagar.

The stage where Mo

In pics: Kashmir on eve of Modi rally

In pics: Kashmir on eve of Modi rally

Jammu and Kashmir's summer capital Srinagar resembled a fortress Sunday as government forces virtually took charge of the city ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's public rally Monday. (Pics: Iesha

In pics: attack on army camp in Kashmir

In pics: attack on army camp in Kashmir

Three days ahead of the Indian prime minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the contested Kashmir region, a group of rebels stormed an army base in a northern border town killing eleven government forces.

In pics: Srinagar grenade attack

In pics: Srinagar grenade attack

A paramilitary officer was among eight people injured when suspected militants hurled a grenade in the city centre of Jammu and Kashmir's summer capital Srinagar on Saturday, an official said here. Pi

In pics: Kashmir 'Million March'

In pics: Kashmir 'Million March'

Thousands of people including many British and European Parliament MPs gathered in London for the Kashmir Million March on Sunday.

Thousands of people supporting the 'Kashmir cause' came out on the s

Naumani lectures at Grand Mosque

Naumani lectures at Grand Mosque

On the invitation of APHC Chairman and head of Mutheda Majlis-e-Ulema, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, renowned Islamic scholar of South Asia, Moulana Kahleel-ur-Rehman Sajad Naumani  today delivered a Friday se

In pics: Gulmarg draped in snow

  In pics: Gulmarg draped in snow

With fresh snowfall in the upper reaches of world famous Gulmarg in north Kashmir, the flow of tourists has started to surge following decline due to devastating floods in the valley. (Pictures: Abid

Jamat launches 15-day sanitation drive

Jamat launches 15-day sanitation drive

Jama’at-e-Islami (JeI), one of the largest religious groups in Jammu and Kashmir, on Saturday started a 15-day sanitation drive in worst flood-hit Raj Bagh area of Srinagar.

The group’s volunteers wh

Pics: inside a house in Kashmir capital

Pics: inside a house in Kashmir capital

The unprecedented floods in Kashmir have destroyed hundreds of structures but the old houses that represented the region's old architectural glory have been the worst hit. Abid Nabi shows you some pic