J&K govt completes distribution of ex-gratia to flood victims

Jammu and Kashmir government has completed the process of distribution of ex-gratia of Rs five lakh to each of the families of those who lost their lives in the September devastating floods in the state.

Cross border firing: 28,000 displaced from border areas, says J&K govt
Cross border firing: 28,000 displaced from border areas, says J&K govt

Jammu and Kashmir government on Tuesday said that around 28,000 people, affected by the cross border firing along the International Border in Jammu district, have been shifted to various temporary shelters in the state.

J&K govt to provide safer places to ceasefire affected people

The Jammu and Kashmir government on Saturday directed the Revenue Department to submit a comprehensive proposal for providing land at safer places for the people affected due to cross-border firing in the state.

J&K govt releases additional Rs 100 cr each to Kashmir, Jammu

The Omar Abdullah government on Tuesday placed Rs 100 crore each at the disposal of the Divisional Commissioners of Kashmir and Jammu for temporary restoration of infrastructure.

Food, water and medicine should reach every man: SC tells J&K Govt

Food, drinking water and medical facilities should reach even the last man in flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir, the Supreme Court told the Centre and the state government today.

J&K floods: Frustration among locals,rescue operations underway

The frustration and anger among the local residents stranded in parts of Jammu and Kashmir, who are desperately looking for food, help and their missing relatives, is growing even as the government agencies are trying to hard to reach out to them and provide all possible help.

J&K govt to ensure equitable development of regions: Minister

The Omar Abdullah government is determined to ensure equitable development of all regions in the state, minister Sham Lal Sharma said on Sunday.

589 power stations damaged due to snowfall: J&K Govt

Jammu and Kahsmir government on Friday said that 589 power stations and 310 residential structures were damaged due to incessant rains and heavy snowfall in Ramban district of the state.

J&K withdraws red beacons for top officials

The Jammu and Kashmir government Wednesday forbade the use of red beacons on the official vehicles of the chief secretary, the director general of police and the state advocate general.

J&K govt approves use of beacon lights on vehicles

The Jammu and Kashmir government has approved the use of red beacons on vehicles of top dignitaries of the state including the governor, chief minister, chief secretary, DGP and cabinet ministers.

Parl panel asks J&K govt to examine demand for minority status to Kashmiri Pandits

A Parliamentary Committee has asked Jammu and Kashmir Government to examine a demand for granting minority status to Kashmiri Pandits.

Over Rs 2,000 crore unutilised by J&K Govt: BJP

BJP on Thursday alleged that the NC-Congress government in Jammu and Kashmir had failed to utilise central grants worth over Rs 2,000 crore during its present tenure, and said it was a testimony of its "inertia, inefficiency, and ineptitude".

Meeting of DGMOs `positive step forward`: Pakistan

Described the meeting of the DGMOs of the two countries as a "positive step forward", Pakistan said better relations with India is a top priority.

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

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.

Cong asks J&K govt to grant safe land to border people

Congress on Monday asked the Jammu and Kashmir government to grant land at safer places for people living along Indo-Pak border, in view of frequent ceasefire violations and firings.

J&K govt bats for DGMO-level meet between India, Pak

Jammu and Kashmir govt has made a strong appeal for a meeting to be held between the Directors General of Military Operations of India and Pakistan.

SC raps J&K government for differential compensation

SC came down heavily on J&K govt`s policy to award differential ex-gratia compensations to state subjects and outsiders who are victims of riots or other similar incidents.

SC seeks report from J&K govt on Kishtwar violence

Amid continuing tensions in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kishtwar town, the SC on Tuesday took up the matter and sought a reply from the state government.

Passport application of ex-militant`s son cleared: J&K govt

Jammu and Kashmir government on Friday said it has already cleared the application of the engineer son of a former militant for issuance of a passport.

No policy to provide safe shelters for LoC people: J&K govt

The Jammu and Kashmir government has no policy to provide shelter at safer places to the people living in Pakistan shelling range along the Line of Control (LoC) in the state.