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Govt to abide by SC decision in Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: Kapil Sibal

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 19, 2014, 12:44

Law Minister Kapil Sibal on Wednesday said government would abide by Supreme Court`s decision commuting death penalty of convicts in Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, but took a jibe at BJP for not uttering a word on the issue while it had bayed for Afzal Guru`s blood.

Afzal Guru deserved the same reprieve as Rajiv Gandhi`s killers: Mufti

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 18, 2014, 13:41

In what can lead to a huge political debate, People`s Democratic Party chief Mehbooba Mufti on Tuesday said that Jammu and Kashmir has been unfairly treated as the Supreme Court commuted death sentence of Rajiv Gandhi`s assassins to life imprisonment.

Life in Valley turns normal after three days of restrictions

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 12, 2014, 12:16

Life in Kashmir valley returned to normal after three days of curfew-like restrictions imposed by authorities and strike called by separatists to mark the death anniversaries of Parliament attack convict Mohammad Afzal Guru and JKLF founder Mohammad Maqbool Bhat.

Official restrictions, shutdown affect life in Srinagar

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 11, 2014, 11:55

Official restrictions and shutdown called by separatists continued for the third day, affecting life here and in other major towns of the Kashmir Valley.

Curfew-like restrictions in Valley for 2nd consecutive day

Last Updated: Monday, February 10, 2014, 13:33

Curfew-like restrictions continued for second consecutive day on Monday in most parts of the Kashmir valley to foil separatists` plans to hold protests to observe the death anniversaries of Parliament attack convict Mohammad Afzal Guru and JKLF founder Mohammad Maqbool Bhat.

Police arrest Yasin Malik in Srinagar; prevent march

Last Updated: Sunday, February 09, 2014, 13:16

Separatist leader Muhammad Yasin Malik was arrested here Sunday as he was taking out a protest march on the first anniversary of December 2001 Indian Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru`s hanging.

Curfew-like restrictions in Valley on Afzal Guru`s first death anniversary

Last Updated: Sunday, February 09, 2014, 11:14

Curfew-like restrictions were imposed on Sunday in most parts of Kashmir Valley to foil separatists` plans to hold protests to observe the first death anniversary of Parliament-attack convict Mohd Afzal Guru.

Sec 144 to be imposed in Kupwara from February 9 to 11

Last Updated: Thursday, February 06, 2014, 22:50

Jammu and Kashmir government will impose Section 144 in areas of Kupwara from February 9 to 11 to prevent law and order problems on death anniversary of Parliament attack convict Mohammad Afzal Guru.

JeM chief Masood Azhar`s address to rally in PoK raises questions: Report

Last Updated: Sunday, February 02, 2014, 19:03

A massive rally organised in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir by the banned Jaish-e-Mohammed led by Masood Azhar "raises questions about the state?s policy towards militancy", a media report said on Sunday.

Jawan beheading, payoffs allegation, Keran make news in J&K

Last Updated: Sunday, December 15, 2013, 10:26

Jammu and Kashmir witnessed a tumultuous year with many incidents hogging national attention -- beheading of a jawan on LoC by Pakistani troops, ceasefire violations, allegation of political pay offs by a former army chief and demand for debate on revoking Article 370.

Govt clears visa for Yasin Malik`s Pakistani wife

Last Updated: Friday, October 11, 2013, 00:54

Visas for the wife and daughter of Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front leader Yasin Malik have been cleared by the government to facilitate their visit to Srinagar from Pakistan.

Musical album for Afzal Guru released

Last Updated: Saturday, September 21, 2013, 18:38

A musical album as a tribute to Mohammad Afzal Guru, who was executed in Tihar jail earlier this year following conviction in the Parliament attack case, was released here on Saturday by a civil society group.