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1. Jammu and Kashmir Deputy Chief Minister Kavinder Gupta has termed the BJP's win in the Karnataka Assembly elections a "trailer" of the 2019 Lok Sabha polls and said the party would secure a majority on its own in the general elections.

2. Terming as very serious the attempts by Pakistani forces to push armed terrorists across the border ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Jammu and Kashmir, Director General of Border Security Force (BSF) K K Sharma on Tuesday said efforts were on to locate the infiltrators.

3. Karnataka governor Vajubhai Vala will have to decide whom he invites to form the next government in the state after the elections resulted in a hung house with the Bharatiya Janata Party emerging as the single largest party with 104 seats but short of a majority by 8 seats.

4. Jammu and Kashmir Deputy Chief Minister Kavinder Gupta on Tuesday called for close coordination among various departments to ensure successful visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the state later this week.

5. Senior BJP leader and former minister Lal Singh on Tuesday organised a candlelight march here in support of his demand for a CBI probe into the gruesome rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl in Kathua.

6. Militants tonight hurled a grenade at a police station in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir.

7. As many as 249 employees of Health and Family Welfare Department were found absent during a surprise inspection in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir.

8. The Jammu and Kashmir Police will launch separate campaigns in Jammu and Srinagar in its effort to make both the cities clean.

9. A policeman was martyred in a militant attack at Bijbehara town in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir today.

10. Separatists on Tuesday called for a protest march to Lal Chowk on Saturday against Prime Minister Narendra Modi's scheduled visit to the Jammu and Kashmir.

11. Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti has congratulated the BJP for its "stellar performance" in Karnataka assembly elections.


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