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Omar hopes those opposing revocation of AFSPA will see reason

Last Updated: Friday, August 15, 2014, 13:11

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Friday those opposing the revocation of Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) from the state will come around as the situation has improved significantly over the past six years.

Kashmir separatists under house arrest

Last Updated: Friday, August 15, 2014, 09:06

Authorities placed prominent separatist leaders in the Kashmir Valley under house arrest and imposed restrictions in parts of Srinagar ahead of Independence Day celebrations.

JP Nadda appointed BJP`s election in-charge in J&K

Last Updated: Thursday, August 14, 2014, 23:57

BJP President Amit Shah has made party general secretary J P Nadda the election in-charge of Jammu and Kashmir where the Assembly election is due to be held early next year.

Pakistani forces violate ceasefire thrice in 21 hours

Last Updated: Thursday, August 14, 2014, 21:39

In major escalation in border skirmishes, Pakistani troops violated ceasefire for the third time in 21 hours along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir, forcing Army to retaliate.

HC notice to Centre on plea seeking whereabouts of minor Pakistani girl

Last Updated: Thursday, August 14, 2014, 20:25

Delhi High Court on Thursday sought responses from the Centre, Jammu and Kashmir government and the city government on a Pakistani lawyer`s plea for custody of her minor niece.

J&K CM Omar Abdullah condemns attack on police party

Last Updated: Thursday, August 14, 2014, 19:04

Condemning the attack on a police party in Pulwama district that left two cops and a civilian dead, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Thursday said the attackers are "cowards" and have no respect for human lives.

Pak envoy provokes, says Kashmiris have Islamabad`s support for legitimate struggle

Last Updated: Thursday, August 14, 2014, 18:36

In yet another provocation just days ahead of the Indo-Pak Foreign Secretary level talks, the Pakistan High Commissioner here Thursday said his country extends "full diplomatic and moral support" for what he described as "legitimate struggle" of Kashmiris.

J&K Guv asks Shrine board to prepare action plans for next Amarnath Yatra

Last Updated: Thursday, August 14, 2014, 13:56

Lauding the efforts of various agencies and local stakeholders for the successful conduct of the annual Amarnath yatra, Jammu and Kashmir Governor NN Vohra has asked Shri Amarnatji Shrine Board (SASB) to prepare camp-wise and route-wise action plans, focusing on medicare and environment protection, for the next year`s pilgrimage.

Kashmir Valley tense on Independence Day eve

Last Updated: Thursday, August 14, 2014, 12:52

Following a guerrilla attack in a south Kashmir town, tension prevailed in the Kashmir Valley on Thursday on the eve of the nation`s Independence Day Aug 15.

Ceasefire violation: Pakistan troops fire at Indian posts in J&K`s Mendhar district

Last Updated: Thursday, August 14, 2014, 09:56

In yet another incident of ceasefire violation, Pakistan Rangers fired at Indian posts in Jammu Kashmir`s Mendhar district late Wednesday night at around 12:30 am.