Pakistani flags were once again waved in Jammu and Kashmir on Friday.
Jammu And Kashmir News
Katra town, the base camp for Mata Vaishno Devi cave shrine in Trikuta hills, will be developed on nearly 80 sq km area as per a revised Master Plan, an official said on Friday.
Police have recovered 2.5 kg heroin worth Rs 12.5 crore in the international market and Rs 4.49 lakh cash in Khour border belt of the district.
Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday clarified that the government has no objections to give a passport to separatist Kashmiri leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani.
Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar visited the Siachin base camp of the Indian Army in Nubra area of Jammu and Kashmir`s Ladakh region on Friday and interacted with and addressed the soldiers stationed there.
Accusing the previous NC government of creating an administrative and fiscal "mess", ruling PDP on Thursday said Jammu and Kashmir is in a "crisis" with thousands of government employees without salaries for months and infrastructure in shambles.
Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar will arrive here on Friday on a two-day visit to review security situation in Jammu and Kashmir, during which he is expected to visit the Line of Control and Siachen and meet Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed.
Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar will arrive on a two-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir tomorrow to review the security situation in the state.
As many as 148 panchayat members in Jammu and Kashmir resigned last year following threats from terrorists, with Budgam district topping the list with 26 Sarpanches and Panches quitting their posts.
The request of hardline Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani for passport will be processed on "merit" depending on completion of "formalities" by him, the Union Home Ministry said on Thursday, amid a row over the issue that has divided ruling PDP and BJP in Jammu and Kashmir.
The 300-km long Jammu-Srinagar national highway, connecting Kashmir Valley with the rest of the country, was on Thursday closed for vehicular traffic to carry out repair of the damaged stretches.
Minister of State in the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) Jitendra Singh on Thursday said that if Hurriyat hardliner Syed Ali Shah Geelani is granted permission to go abroad, he will have to follow the procedure like every other individual.
The Jammu and Kashmir government has said that all necessary security arrangements have been worked out to ensure safety of pilgrims during the 59-day annual Amarnath Yatra, scheduled to begin in July.
Asserting that there was "no difference" with its ally PDP over issuance of passport to Hurriyat chairman Syed Ali Shah Geelani, BJP Thursday said a decision on the matter would be taken by the Centre keeping in view security aspects.
The authorities on Thursday imposed restrictions in parts of Srinagar to prevent a separatist march.
Moderate Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq was put under under house arrest on Wednesday to prevent him from attending a rally proposed for Thursday to commemorate the death anniversary of his father, who was assassinated in 1990.
Authorities Wednesday place Moderate Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq under house arrest to prevent him from attending a rally proposed for tomorrow to commemorate the death anniversary of his father, who was assassinated in 1990.
Supporters of Hurriyat leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq reportedly raised Pakistani flags and raised pro-Pakistani slogans at a rally in the old city area of Srinagar on Wednesday.
Jammu and Kashmir Police chief K Rajendra Kumar on Wednesday reviewed security situation in the Valley and stressed for better relations between public and law enforcing agencies.
Crimes in Jammu and Kashmir, including domestic violence against women, is on the decline, according to data released by state police on Wednesday.
A year after he observed that any person claiming to be a Hindu or Muslim nationalist was working against "Indianism" triggering a row, a High Court judge here has said that the term used by him was taken out of context by some persons.
Urging the state government to revoke termination order of contractual, casual and daily rated employees, Jammu and Kashmir National Panthers Party (JKNPP) on Wednesday sought regularisation of workers who had completed seven years service as assured by the government.
Congress on Wednesday said due procedures should be followed while deciding on the application for issuance of passport to hardline Hurriyat Conference leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani for visiting his ailing daughter in Saudi Arabia.
It was a partly sunny morning here on Wednesday and the local Met Office has forecast light rain at a few places in Jammu and Kashmir.
Jammu and Kashmir's ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) are in conflict again -- now over a passport for separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani.
Ignoring ally BJP's objections, PDP on Wednesday said it will ask the Centre to grant passport to separatist Syed Ali Shah Geelani on "humanitarian" grounds even as NC leader Omar Abdullah questioned why it was being made an issue when he has been given passport earlier also.
Two Army personnel were injured on Wednesday in a gun battle with militants in Heff Shirmal area of Shopian district.
Jammu and Kashmir Governor NN Vohra on Tuesday reviewed the arrangements for the annual Amarnath Yatra scheduled to begin from July 2.
Minister of State for Defence Rao Inderjit Singh on Tuesday repudiated former Pakistan President General Pervez Musharraf's comment that Pakistani Army had "caught India by throat" in the Kargil war, saying on the contrary the 1999 war has given him a "bloody nose".
Jammu and Kashmir Board of School Education (JKBOSE) on Tuesday declared the results of class 10 examination in which the top three positions have been bagged by girls.
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