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Jammu-Srinagar highway opens for one-way traffic

Last Updated: Friday, March 14, 2014, 15:26

The Jammu-Srinagar national highway was on Friday opened for one-way traffic, leading to passage of over 300 Kashmir-bound people stranded in Jammu following closure of the road due to heavy snowfall.

Congress MLA hits out at minister for practising `discrimination`

Last Updated: Monday, March 03, 2014, 21:59

A Congress MLA alleged that his constituency had been discriminated against in the matter of distribution of solar lights and sought the resignation of Jammu and Kashmir minister Feroz Ahmed over the matter before staging a walkout from the Assembly.

Arms cache recovered from militant hideout in Kishtwar

Last Updated: Sunday, March 02, 2014, 11:51

Security forces have busted a militant hideout and recovered a significant quantity of arms and ammunition in Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir.

CoI failed to submit report on Kishtwar riots: Congress

Last Updated: Saturday, March 01, 2014, 00:39

The one-man Commission of Inquiry(CoI) appointed by J and K government to probe Kishtwar riots has failed to submit its report in stipulated time frame, Congress MLA G M Saroori said.

125 govt employees suspended for remaining absent in Kishtwar

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 18, 2014, 13:46

Coming down heavily on the practice of absenteeism in government offices, the Jammu and Kashmir government has suspended 125 employees of different departments for remaining absent from their duties.

Militant hideout busted in Kashmir, arms seized

Last Updated: Friday, February 14, 2014, 01:54

The Army said on Thursday that it has seized a cache of arms and ammunition after busting a guerrilla hideout in the hilly Kishtwar district of Jammu region in Jammu and Kashmir.

IAF chopper rescues 203 people from remote areas of Kishtwar

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 29, 2014, 21:27

An IAF helicopter unit on Wednesday rescued more than 200 people trapped in remote areas of Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir for the last two days.

Justice Gandhi report on Kishtwar riots invalid: JKNPP

Last Updated: Sunday, December 29, 2013, 01:16

Calling Justice RC Gandhi Commission report on Kishtwar riots invalid, Jammu and Kashmir National Panthers Party sought for dismissal of Omar Abdullah for "playing fraud with the rule of law".

BJP protests re-induction of Kitchloo in J&K govt

Last Updated: Monday, December 23, 2013, 00:55

BJP on Sunday held protests in several parts of Jammu division as part of the 48-hour bandh against the re-induction of Sajjad Ahmad Kitchloo in the Omar Abdullah government.

BJP calls for two-day shutdown in Kashmir

Last Updated: Sunday, December 22, 2013, 20:20

The Bharatiya Janata party (BJP), called for two-day shutdown in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday after former minister Sajjad Ahmad Kitchloo, who had resigned after Kishtwar riots, was re-inducted into the state cabinet.

BJP protests Kichloo`s re-induction

Last Updated: Saturday, December 21, 2013, 13:29

The BJP on Saturday protested Jammu and Kashmir chief minister`s decision to re-induct Sajjad Ahmad Kichloo into the state cabinet after he was given a clean chit by a commission that probed violence in Kishtwar.

Kishtwar riots: Sajjad Ahmed Kitchloo re-inducted into Omar ministry

Last Updated: Saturday, December 21, 2013, 09:17

National Conference MLA Sajjad Ahmed Kitchloo, who quit as minister of State for Home in the wake of Kishtwar communal violence, was re-inducted on Saturday into the Omar Abdullah ministry, a day after a judicial commission gave him a clean chit.