Protesting govt employees baton charged in Srinagar

Hundreds of temporary state government employees held a rally for their regularisation in summer capital Srinagar on Thursday and also tried to storm the civil secretariat prompting police to use batons and water cannons to disperse them.

AIIMS row: Panthers Party protests, accuses BJP of betrayal

Activists of the Kashmir National Panthers Party staged a protest on Wednesday over the proposed shifting of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) from Jammu to Srinagar, and accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of betraying the trust of the people of the state.

Former militant killed for giving land for cell phone tower

Separatist guerrillas on Tuesday shot dead a former militant, who rented land for a mobile phone tower in a village in Jammu and Kashmir`s Baramulla district, police said.

Kashmiri Pandits visit Kheer Bhawani temple but number is less

Kashmiri Pandits on Monday celebrated the annual Kheer Bhawani festival here -- a symbol of Hindu-Muslim amity -- even though their number was lesser compared to the last year because of bad weather in the Valley over the last few days.

'Teen injured during Baramulla demo may be referred to AIIMS'

Jammu and Kashmir government on Monday said the teenager who was seriously injured during a recent demonstration in Baramulla district would be referred to AIIMS in Delhi for further treatment if the need arises.

No place for another gun culture in J&K: Congress

Congress in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday rejected Union Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar's statement about eliminating "terrorists by terrorists", saying there was no place for another gun culture in the state as the situation has improved considerably.

Rain brings down temperature in Kashmir Valley

 Following the overnight rain, the minimum temperature across the Kashmir Valley dropped on Sunday.

Nearly two dozen persons detained in Srinagar

 Nearly two dozen contractual employees were taken into preventive custody here after they tried to take out a rally in support of their demands, including the demand for regularisation of their services and proper pay scale.

PDP-BJP govt withdrawing security cover of Opposition leaders: NC

Opposition National Conference on Friday accused the Mufti Mohammad Sayeed-led Jammu and Kashmir government and the state police of withdrawing the security cover of several party leaders and activists in the state, thus putting their lives at "risk".

Omar hits out at PDP-BJP govt over Parrikar's remark

Working president of the Opposition National Conference, Omar Abdullah on Friday hit out at PDP-BJP coalition government in Jammu and Kashmir over the remarks of Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on the strategy of eliminating militants in the state.

Pakistani flags raised in Kashmir, again

Pakistani flags were once again waved in Jammu and Kashmir on Friday.

Geelani will have to follow procedures like everyone else: Jitendra Singh

Minister of State in the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) Jitendra Singh on Thursday said that if Hurriyat hardliner Syed Ali Shah Geelani is granted permission to go abroad, he will have to follow the procedure like every other individual.

DNA: Analysis of Hurriyat chief Syed Geelani's passport issue

J&K's ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) are in conflict again -now over a passport for separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani.

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Law abiding citizen should not be bothered: Directs J&K police chief

 Jammu and Kashmir Police chief K Rajendra Kumar on Wednesday reviewed security situation in the Valley and stressed for better relations between public and law enforcing agencies.

Term 'Indianism' used by me was 'torn' out of context: HC judge

 A year after he observed that any person claiming to be a Hindu or Muslim nationalist was working against "Indianism" triggering a row, a High Court judge here has said that the term used by him was taken out of context by some persons.

Governor Vohra reviews arrangements for Amarnath Yatra

 Jammu and Kashmir Governor NN Vohra on Tuesday reviewed the arrangements for the annual Amarnath Yatra scheduled to begin from July 2.

Geelani seeks passport to visit ailing daughter in Saudi Arabia, BJP asks him to apologise for past mistakes
Geelani seeks passport to visit ailing daughter in Saudi Arabia, BJP asks him to apologise for past mistakes

Hardline Hurriyat Conference chairman Syed Ali Shah Geelani has reportedly applied for an Indian passport to go to Saudi Arabia and visit his ailing daughter. However, the ruling BJP has reacted strongly to his application for an Indian passport and sought an apology from the separatist leader for his anti-India activities.

3 killed in Jammu road accident

 Three people were killed in Jammu and Kashmir's Reasi district on Monday when a car plunged into a deep gorge.

Fall in line to get passport: BJP to Geelani

Jammu and Kashmir unit of BJP on Sunday said hardline Hurriyat Conference chairman Syed Ali Shah Geelani should acknowledge he is Indian and "apologise" for his anti-national activities if he wants to get passport to visit his ailing daughter in Saudi Arabia.

J&K govt to start art and cultural programs in public places

 Bringing local culture into the day to day lives of the people, Jammu and Kashmir government will hold art and cultural programmes in public places.