Baltal base camp

Over 3,600 pilgrims leave for Amarnath Yatra

Over 3,600 pilgrims leave for Amarnath Yatra

"A fresh batch of 3,603 pilgrims left the Bhagwati Nagar Yatri Niwas in an escorted convoy of 153 vehicles at 3.25 am," officials said here.

Jul 16, 2017, 09:50 AM IST
Around 80,000 pilgrims perform Amarnath Yatra in six days

Around 80,000 pilgrims perform Amarnath Yatra in six days

The 40-day long Yatra started on June 29 and will end on August 7 on 'Shravan Purmina' coinciding with the Raksha Bandhan festival.

Jul 05, 2017, 08:58 AM IST

1,282 pilgrims leave for Amarnath Yatra from Jammu

A fresh batch of 1,282 pilgrims on Thursday left for twin base camps of Amarnath cave shrine in South Kashmir Himalayas amidst tight security.

Jul 21, 2016, 14:43 PM IST

Four killed in cylinder explosion in Amarnath base camp

Four persons from Punjab were killed and three others injured when a gas cylinder exploded inside a community kitchen at Baltal base camp of Amarnath pilgrimage in Ganderbal district.

Jul 22, 2014, 20:47 PM IST

Four killed in LPG explosion in Kashmir

Four people were killed on Tuesday when a cooking gas cylinder (LPG) exploded in a community kitchen in Kashmir`s Baltal base camp of the Amarnath Yatra, police said.

Jul 22, 2014, 09:20 AM IST

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

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.

Jul 19, 2014, 21:35 PM IST

Shutdown partially affects normal life in Jammu

Normal life in Jammu was affected Saturday by a partial shutdown to protest against Friday`s clashes in Baltal base camp of the Amarnath Yatra.

Jul 19, 2014, 13:37 PM IST

40 injured, 100 tents torched in Amarnath Yatra base camp clash

More than 40 people were injured in clashes between security forces and protesters in Baltal base camp of the Amarnath Yatra in Jammu and Kashmir after a scuffle between a local pony operator and a cook turned violent, police said.

Jul 18, 2014, 21:07 PM IST

Clashes in Amarnath Yatra camp leave over 24 injured

More than 24 people were injured Friday when clashes broke out between two groups in Kashmir`s Baltal base camp of Amarnath Yatra, police said.

Jul 18, 2014, 13:33 PM IST

12 injured in clash between taxi drivers, CRPF men

At least a dozen persons were injured when a clash broke out between CRPF personnel and local taxi drivers protesting against the alleged beating of their colleague.

Jul 05, 2013, 15:01 PM IST

CRPF recovers air pistol at Amarnath base camp

Security forces Monday recovered an air pistol at Baltal base camp of the Amarnath Yatra in Jammu and Kashmir, which was reportedly thrown inside a toilet by an unidentified person.

Jul 02, 2012, 15:44 PM IST