A Kashmiri Pandit organisation on Sunday demanded establishment of a development board to oversee affairs related to the displaced community, on the lines of similar boards constituted for other ethnic communities.
The day-long bandh in Jammu over the apparent shifting of AIIMS from here to Kashmir Valley as well as the state's new recruitment policy continued today with reports of sporadic clashes between the people and police.
Keeping alive an over 150-year-old autocratic tradition, top offices of the Jammu and Kashmir government will shut in this winter capital on Friday to begin their six-monthly sojourn in summer capital Srinagar.
Members of various scheduled caste and scheduled tribe organisations on Tuesday held a protest here, demanding an immediate roll back of the new recruitment policy formulated by the Jammu and Kashmir government.
Asserting that the Narendra Modi-led central government cannot displease majority population of the farmers to please a handful of corporates, J&K Congress today said the land ordinance will prove to be the biggest trigger for the prime minister's down fall.
Two brothers were killed and nine other passengers injured when a vehicle in which they were travelling turned turtle in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, triggering violent protests by locals, who set the vehicle on fire.
With the Centre and the Congress-led Opposition increasing pressure on the Jammu and Kashmir government to take strict action against hardline separatist leader Masarat Alam for waving Pakistan's flag and raising anti-India slogans during a rally at the Lal Chowk, sources on Thursday said that he may be put behind bars soon.