Devotees will no longer be allowed to chant mantras or shout 'jaykaras' in the Amarnath cave, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) said on Wednesday. The NGT also said that there should be no ringing of bells.Dec 13, 2017, 15:09 PM IST
The shrine is located at an altitude of 3,880-metre in south Kashmir Himalayas.
Aug 05, 2017, 15:19 PM IST
The 40-day long Yatra started on June 29 and will conclude on August 7 on Shravan Purnima coinciding with Raksha Bandhan festival.
Aug 05, 2017, 10:01 AM IST
A small batch of 132 pilgrims left Jammu on Friday for the Kashmir Valley to perform the ongoing Amarnath Yatra, officials said.Aug 04, 2017, 08:03 AM IST
Pilgrims approach the shrine either through the traditional 46 km Pahalgam route or through the 14 km Baltal route.Jul 31, 2017, 10:31 AM IST
Another batch of 309 pilgrims left Jammu on Sunday to undertake the ongoing Amarnath Yatra.Jul 30, 2017, 07:55 AM IST
A small batch of 200 pilgrims left Jammu on Saturday to perform the ongoing Amarnath Yatra. This is the smallest number of pilgrims to leave for the valley on a single day during since the yatra began on June 29. It will conclude on August 7 on Shravan Purnima coinciding with the Raksha Bandhan festival.Jul 29, 2017, 10:33 AM IST
The pilgrims left the Bhagwati Nagar Yatri Niwas at 2.45 am in an escorted convoy of 16 vehicles.Jul 28, 2017, 12:24 PM IST
A total of 48 pilgrims have died during this year. Of these, 17 died in a road accident, eight were killed in a terror attack while 23 due to natural causes.
Jul 27, 2017, 09:26 AM IST
Over 35,000 security personnel have been deployed to maintain law and order.
Jul 25, 2017, 09:36 AM IST
This year, the yatra will conclude on Shravan Purnima (Raksha Bandhan) on August 7.Jul 24, 2017, 19:36 PM IST
Since the 40-day long Amarnath Yatra started on June 29, Monday`s batch of 673 pilgrims is the lowest number of pilgrims leaving Jammu for the Valley.Jul 24, 2017, 08:57 AM IST
A batch of 1,002 pilgrims left Jammu for the 3,888-metre-high Amarnath cave shrine of Lord Shiva in south Kashmir Himalayas on Sunday where over two lakh devotees have paid obeisance this year.Jul 23, 2017, 21:04 PM IST
A fresh batch of over 1,100 pilgrims left here on Saturday to perform the ongoing Amarnath Yatra, an official said.Jul 22, 2017, 09:54 AM IST
Srinagar District Magistrate Farooq Ahmad Lone said restrictions under section 144 CrPc were imposed in areas falling under the jurisdiction of seven police stations -- Rainawari, Khanyar, Nowhatta, M.R.Gunj, Safa Kadal, Maisuma and Ram Munshibagh.Jul 21, 2017, 13:04 PM IST
After an attack on the Amarnath Pilgrims, commandos have been deployed in areas near Delhi for the safety of Kanwar Yatra. The commandos have been provided with AK-47.Jul 20, 2017, 13:06 PM IST
A 60-year-old pilgrim from Madhya Pradesh died on his way back from the Amarnath shrine.Jul 19, 2017, 11:23 AM IST
A 60-year-old pilgrim from Madhya Pradesh died on his way back from the Amarnath shrine, taking the death toll in the ongoing annual yatra to 48, officials said on Wednesday.Jul 19, 2017, 11:08 AM IST
Escorted by the CRPF and police, the batch comprising of 1,522 males, 467 females, and 235 sadhus and sadhvis left in a convoy of 85 vehicles for Baltal and Pahalgam base-camps this morning, officials said.
Jul 18, 2017, 19:08 PM IST
The Jammu and Kashmir Police on Monday released the list of deceased as well as injured pilgrims who met tragic road mishap on Sunday. The fatal accident killed 16 yatris on spot and left29 people injured after falls into gorge at 1:45 PM on Jammu-Srinagar National Highway in Ramban district.Jul 17, 2017, 09:54 AM IST