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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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".
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.