Amarnath Temple

J&K Deputy CM says tight security in place for Amarnath Yatra

In the wake of the Amarnath Yatra 2017, J&K Deputy CM Nirmal Singh asserted that all security arrangements have been made.

Jun 26, 2017, 14:01 PM IST

Kashmir unrest: Rajnath Singh postpones US trip

With Kashmir on the edge, Home Minister Rajnath Singh has postponed his visit to the United States to attend the Indo-US Homeland Security Dialogue scheduled for next week.

Jul 12, 2016, 09:54 AM IST

Over 71,000 perform Amarnath Yatra in 5 days

The 48-day long Amarnath Yatra will conclude on August 17 coinciding with Shravan Purnima and Raksha Bandhan festivals.

Jul 07, 2016, 10:13 AM IST

First batch of pilgrims leaves Jammu for Amarnath Yatra

This year`s Amarnath Yatra​ would end on August 18 coinciding with Shravan Purnima and Raksha Bandhan festivals.

Jul 01, 2016, 08:18 AM IST
This Kashmiri journalist feels Amarnath temple is a 'phallic block of ice'

This Kashmiri journalist feels Amarnath temple is a 'phallic block of ice'

An article in the United States' Foreign Affairs Journal has brazenly stated that the sacred Hindu shrine, Amarnath temple in Jammu and Kashmir, is a large, 'phallic block of ice' inside the cave and is being used as pilgrimage to assert Indian government's political control over the region.

Sep 16, 2015, 20:46 PM IST

Holy mace of Lord Shiva joins Amarnath yatra

'Chhari Mubarak', the holy mace of Lord Shiva, on Monday joined the annual Amarnath yatra, marking concluding phase of the 59-day pilgrimage to 3,880 metre cave shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas.

Aug 25, 2015, 14:57 PM IST

91 pilgrims leave for Amarnath Yatra

A fresh batch of 91 pilgrims on Tuesday left for the cave shrine of Amarnath in the south Kashmir Himalayas, amid tight security.

Aug 25, 2015, 11:21 AM IST

Fresh batch of 64 pilgrims leaves for Amarnath

A fresh batch of 64 pilgrims on Monday left for the cave shrine of Amarnath in the south Kashmir Himalayas, amid tight security.

Aug 24, 2015, 11:30 AM IST

Bhadarwah-Doda road remains closed for 15 days; locals suffer

The locals and tourists in the mountainous town of Bhadarwah continue to face inconvenience as the authorities fail to fully restore Bhadarwah-Doda road closed for the past 15 days due to landslides triggered by heavy rainfall.

Aug 17, 2015, 14:54 PM IST

Another batch of 418 pilgrims leave Jammu for Amarnath

Amid tight security, a batch of 418 pilgrims on Saturday left for the cave shrine of Amarnath in the south Kashmir Himalayas.

Aug 01, 2015, 10:35 AM IST

Fresh batch of 418 pilgrims leave Jammu for Amarnath

Amid tight security, a batch of 418 pilgrims on Friday left for the cave shrine of Amarnath in the south Kashmir Himalayas.

Jul 31, 2015, 12:06 PM IST

Batch of 449 pilgrims leave Jammu for Amarnath

Amid tight security arrangements, a batch of 449 pilgrims on Wednesday left for the cave shrine of Amarnath in the south Kashmir Himalayas.

Jul 29, 2015, 11:44 AM IST

Batch of 377 pilgrims left Jammu for Amarnath

Amid tight security arrangements, the smallest batch till date of 337 pilgrims left for the cave shrine of Amarnath in the south Kashmir Himalayas on Tuesday.

Jul 28, 2015, 11:35 AM IST
Cloudburst near Amarnath base camp leaves three dead

Cloudburst near Amarnath base camp leaves three dead

Three persons were killed and 19 others injured after a cloudburst struck near the base camp of Amarnath yatra along the shorter 16-km Baltal route to the cave shrine in central Kashmir's Ganderbal district, officials said on Saturday.

Jul 25, 2015, 13:03 PM IST

Amarnath Yatra resumes from Baltal camp

The Amarnath Yatra annual Hindu pilgrimage in Jammu and Kashmir resumed from one of the two base camps at Baltal camp on Thursday, four days after it was suspended because of landslides.

Jul 23, 2015, 12:05 PM IST

Two Amarnath yatris die; toll rises to 25

Two more pilgrims died due to cardiac arrest en route to the 3,880 metre-high cave shrine of Amarnath in south Kashmir Himalayas, taking the death toll in the ongoing yatra to 25, officials said on Tuesday.

Jul 21, 2015, 14:02 PM IST

Fresh batch of pilgrims leaves for Amarnath from Bhagwati Nagar base camp

A batch of 1,720 pilgrims on Saturday left for the cave shrine of Amarnath in south Kashmir Himalayas amidst tight security.

Jul 18, 2015, 10:49 AM IST
Rajnath Singh reviews Amaranth yatra preparedness

Rajnath Singh reviews Amaranth yatra preparedness

A day ahead of the start of Amarnath Yatra, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday reviewed the arrangements made for the annual pilgrimage to the 3,880-metre high holy cave shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas.

Jul 01, 2015, 08:47 AM IST

Another batch of devotees leave for Amarnath

Amid tight security, the 32nd batch of pilgrims on Monday left for the Amarnath cave shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas from Jammu.

Jul 28, 2014, 10:32 AM IST