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Omar calls Qaimoh teenager`s death `terrible tragedy`

Last Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014, 13:31

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Sunday termed the death of a youth allegedly in CRPF firing in Kulgam district as a "terrible tragedy", but questioned those "exploiting" anger in the Valley and "orchestrating" the protests.

Govt deploys 2,000 extra BSF troops along Pak border in Jammu

Last Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014, 11:24

To check infiltration bids, nearly 2,000 additional Border Security Force (BSF) personnel and special surveillance equipment have been deployed along the international border in Jammu region for effective domination of the areas.

Congress accuses BJP of inaction as Pak troops fire mortars at Indian position in J&K

Last Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014, 09:13

In yet another attempt to invade the Indian territory, Pakistan troops on Sunday targeted Pital and two other posts of the Border Security Force (BSF) in RS Pura sector of Jammu.

Political parties demand probe into killing of youth

Last Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014, 23:31

Political parties of all hues in Kashmir on Saturday condemned the killing of a teenage boy in alleged CRPF firing in Kulgam district and demanded a thorough probe into the circumstances leading to the death.

`BJP committed to give 33% reservation to women`

Last Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014, 23:29

Charging the former Congress-led UPA government of "betraying women by not giving reservation to them in decision-making bodies", BJP on Saturday said it was committed to political empowerment of the fairer sex by granting 33 per cent reservation to them.

Amarnath yatra violence handwork of mischievous elements: NC

Last Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014, 22:59

Ruling National Conference (NC) on Saturday condemned the violence at Baltal base camp of Amarnath Yatra and termed it the handiwork of "mischievous elements".

Responsibility will be fixed for any lapse in Baltal clash: J&K Govt

Last Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014, 21:35

Jammu and Kashmir government on Saturday said responsibility will be fixed for any administrative or security lapses in connection with clashes between ponywallas and community kitchen operators at Baltal Base camp of Amarnath Yatra.

VHP blames J&K govt for clashes during Amarnath yatra

Last Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014, 21:29

Vishwa Hindu Parishad on Saturday attacked the Jammu and Kashmir government over the clashes between community kitchen operators and pony owners during the Amarnath yatra, and demanded Centre`s intervention.

Teenager killed in security forces` firing in Kashmir

Last Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014, 18:54

A teenager was killed when security forces fired on protesters Saturday in Jammu and Kashmir`s Kulgam district, police said.

Amarnath Yatra resumes from Baltal, Pahalgam routes

Last Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014, 11:02

The Amarnath Yatra resumed at 10 am Saturday from both Baltal and Pahalgam routes after its temporary suspension, an official said.

PDP hits back at Omar after his LS polls allegation

Last Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014, 00:45

Opposition Peoples Democratic Party on Friday hit back at Chief Minister Omar Abdullah saying he had "insulted" people of the state by accusing PDP of using "ill-gotten money" to "buy" public support in the recent Lok Sabha elections.

Seven feared drowned after cab falls into river

Last Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014, 00:00

At least seven persons were feared drowned after their vehicle skidded off the road and fell into the Suru river in Kargil district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said on Friday.