India News | Written by Sheikh Zaffar Iqbal | Friday November 20, 2015
1200 pandits returned to different locations in Kashmir five years ago. They were given government jobs. They live in migrant camps - in Budgam, Pulwama, Baramulla and Kupwara - but do not have amenities like ration cards or voter identification cards. Most of them say that they have been let down.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday August 24, 2015
A MiG-21 fighter jet of the Indian Air Force crashed in the fields in the Budgam district of Jammu and Kashmir, with the pilot managing to eject safely.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday July 4, 2015
The rail-link from Banihal to Katra, which will improve rail connectivity in Jammu and Kashmir will be completed by 2020, railway officials said in Srinagar on Saturday.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday May 10, 2015
A Budgam resident, who managed to get hall ticket for his brown cow to write a professional entrance examination, today did not turn up with the bovine for the paper at the allocated centre here, saying he only wanted to convey a message about the "flaw" in the system.
Cheat Sheet | Reported by Nazir Masoodi, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Saturday April 18, 2015
A teenager died and two persons were injured in Kashmir's Budgam today after clashes broke out between protesters and police. In the evening, two policemen, one of them an assistant sub-inspector, were arrested. The state government has also ordered a magisterial inquiry into the death. Kashmir, which saw protests for the second consecutive day fol...
Cheat Sheet | Reported by Nazir Masoodi | Saturday April 18, 2015
A teenager died and two persons were injured in Kashmir's Budgam today after clashes broke out between protesters and police. The state government has ordered a magisterial inquiry into the death. Kashmir was shut down today -- a day after the arrest of separatist leader Masarat Alam.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday March 20, 2015
Two persons were today killed and 35 others injured when a private passenger bus skidded off the road and fell into a gorge in Budgam district of central Kashmir, police said.
Assembly | Press Trust of India | Tuesday December 23, 2014
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today lost from Sonawar Assembly seat of Srinagar district and was trailing from Beerwah in Budgam district by 131 votes.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Anindita Sanyal (with Agency inputs) | Wednesday December 10, 2014
Despite the shadow of terror and boycott call, 58% people came out to vote in the third of the five-phase assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir today. The turnout was nearly 6% from the assembly elections of 2008. The corresponding figure in the Lok Sabha polls in May was 25.43%. Jharkhand, which also went to polls, recorded 61% turnout - a jump ...
Cheat Sheet | Agencies | Tuesday December 9, 2014
Ignoring calls for boycott and braving the cold weather, a large number of people came out to vote in the ongoing Assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir today. Voting is taking place in three Kashmir districts - Budgam, Pulwama and Baramulla - in the shadow of serial terror attacks on Friday in which 12 security personnel and one civilian were kil...
Cheat Sheet | Agencies | Tuesday December 9, 2014
Braving the cold, nearly 12 per cent people came out to vote this morning as large parts of the Kashmir Valley are polling today in the shadow of serial terror attacks on Friday in which 12 security personnel and one civilian were killed. Voting is taking place in three Kashmir districts - Budgam, Pulwama and Baramulla.
Assembly | Press Trust of India | Tuesday December 9, 2014
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah and three of his cabinet colleagues are among 144 candidates whose fate will be decided today in the third phase of polling in 16 seats spread across Budgam, Pulwama and Baramulla districts.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday December 8, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said for the first time in 30 years that a government has acted against army men responsible for killing two innocent teenagers in Budgam recently.
Assembly | Press Trust of India | Wednesday December 3, 2014
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said the government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi was following the path of "humanity" shown by Atal Bihari Vajpayee in Jammu and Kashmir, citing the example of the Budgam firing incident in which nine soldiers were indicted by the Army for killing two teenagers.
India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Thursday November 27, 2014
In one of its shortest ever inquiries, the army has found nine of its soldiers guilty of killing two teenagers when they opened fire on a car in Jammu and Kashmir's Budgam on November 3.
India News | Reported by Nazir Masoodi, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday November 7, 2014
Basim Ahmad, 15, says he hasn't slept for four days. He was in the Maruti car that was fired at by army men in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday, resulting in the death of two teenagers.
India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday November 7, 2014
The Army today described as a case of "mistaken identity" the firing on a Maruti car, which left two teenagers, including a 14-year-old boy dead.
India News | Edited by Deepshika Ghosh | Thursday November 6, 2014
The army says its troops have violated rules of engagement by opening fire on a Maruti car that failed to stop on Monday, and killing two of its five occupants, including a 14-year-old boy.
India News | Reported by Nazir Masoodi and Nitin Gokhale, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Thursday November 6, 2014
The army has decided to replace the entire company of 53 Rashtriya Rifles unit that was manning the area of Chattergam in Budgam where two civilians were killed in firing at a checkpost on Monday. The area will now be the responsibility of a different RR unit, senior army sources told NDTV.
India News | Reported by Nazir Masoodi, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Wednesday November 5, 2014
The Maruti car that failed to stop at an army checkpost on Monday, had actually skidded and hit an electric pole on the roadside, says a report by the Budgam District Magistrate. The fallout was fatal. The army, which says it had intelligence inputs about a movement by militants, opened fire, in which two teenage civilians - one of them a 14-year-o...
India News | Reported by Nazir Masoodi; Edited by Mala Das (with inputs from PTI) | Tuesday November 4, 2014
Clashes broke out today between locals and security personnel in Jammu and Kashmir's Nowgam area near Srinagar over the death of two civilians in Army firing on Monday.
India News | Reported by Nazir Masoodi, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday November 3, 2014
Two persons were killed and two injured on Monday when an army's ambush party allegedly opened fire on their car at Chatergam in the Budgam district of Jammu and Kashmir.
India News | Nazir Masoodi (With PTI inputs) | Monday May 19, 2014
One Army jawan has been killed while three others injured in an encounter with militants in Jammu and Kashmir's Budgam district.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday March 16, 2014
Security forces have arrested a Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militant from central Kashmir Budgam district and recovered arms and ammunition from his possession, police said today.