J&K Congress asks BJP to explain stand on AIIMS issue

Jammu and Kashmir Congress unit on Saturday hit out at BJP for "betraying the people of Jammu region" and asked the party to explain their stand on the reported shifting of AIIMS to Kashmir.

Day-long bandh in Jammu over AIIMS, recruitment policy

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.

Two junior ministers elevated in Jammu and Kashmir

Two junior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ministers - Abdul Ghani Kohli and Chering Dorjay - took oath as cabinet ministers in the Mufti Mohammad Sayeed-led BJP-PDP government in Jammu on Friday.

In 150-year-old Dogra tradition top J&K offices move to Srinagar for summer
In 150-year-old Dogra tradition top J&K offices move to Srinagar for summer

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.

J&K govt strengthens health care in Kishtwar, brings in 11 docs

The Jammu and Kashmir government has posted 11 medical specialists to Kishtwar in a bid to strengthen the health sector in the mountainous district of the state.

'Pak-India civil societies should interact to bridge gap'

The gap between the people of Pakistan and India can only be bridged with the involvement of civil societies of both the countries, a top US think tank official on Wednesday said.

SC/ST organisations holds protests against new recruitment policy in J&K

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.

Land ordinance to be biggest trigger for PM's downfall: Congress

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.

Youth beaten to death over argument during cricket match in Jammu

A 25-year-old man was allegedly beaten to death by players of a rival team over dispute during a "friendly cricket match" in Jammu district's Akhnoor area, police said on Monday.

Two brothers killed in road mishap in J&K, locals stage protest

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.

BSF troops, militants exchange fire; infiltration bid foiled

BSF troops on Sunday foiled an infiltration bid by a group of armed militants, who tried to enter the International Border in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir, a BSF official said.

Congress sees mid-term polls in Jammu and Kashmir

Congress on Friday attacked the BJP for "allowing" the release of separatist leaders like Masarat Alam in Jammu and Kashmir and claimed that the state will witness mid-term polls within a year.

Shiv Sena protests against separatist leader Masarat Alam in J&K

Jammu Shiv Sena protested against separatist leader Masarat Alam after he waved Pakistan's flag and raised anti-India slogans during a rally at the Lal Chowk yesterday.

Masarat Alam may be re-arrested soon, claim sources; J&K govt evasive
Masarat Alam may be re-arrested soon, claim sources; J&K govt evasive

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.

Pakistan Rangers target BSF posts along International Border; India retaliates

Pakistan on Wednesday targeted BSF's border-out-posts in Hiranagar sector of Jammu's Kathua district, reports said.

J&K Minister finds students dusting classrooms in Jammu school

Students of a government school here on Wednesday were found dusting and cleaning classrooms during a surprise inspection by the Jammu and Kashmir Education Minister Priya Sethi who ordered action against the headmaster.

Baisakhi celebrated with fervour, gaiety in J&K

A large number of devotees on Tuesday thronged the gurdwaras across Jammu region to mark Baisakhi festival, which was celebrated with great fervour and enthusiasm in the state.

BJP has betrayed people of Jammu region: JKNPP

The Jammu & Kashmir National Panthers Party (JKNPP) has accused BJP of betraying the people of Jammu region with its "shameless surrender" to the PDP-led government on the AIIMS issue.

Kashmiri Pandits to observe bandh on Tuesday against opposition of township

Kashmiri Pandits' (KPs) biggest township in Jammu, Jagti township, will observe shutdown on Tuesday in protest against those who are opposing the return and rehabilitation of the displaced community members in a composite township in Kashmir Valley.

Army asked to vacate lands in Khurbathang Plateau of Ladakh

The Army has been asked by the Jammu and Kashmir government to vacate lands in Khurbathang Plateau of Ladakh which it had been using for firing, operational and logistic needs.