NC will not allow anyone to divide Jammu and Kashmir: Omar

Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Monday said his National Conference would never allow anyone to divide the state for petty political interests and would continue to safeguard the special status guaranteed under Article 370.

J&K CM expresses shock and grief over Punjab terror attack

 Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed on Monday expressed shock and grief over the terror attack in Punjab's Gurdaspur, in which seven persons, including an SP, were killed while all the terrorists were gunned down after a day-long operation.

Shutdown in parts of Kashmir over youth's mysterious death

 A shutdown was on Monday observed in Lal Chowk and adjoining areas of the city as shopkeepers downed shutters protesting the 'suspicious' death of a youth, whose body was fished out from Jhelum river yesterday.

Gurdaspur attack: Centre, states must jointly deal with terror, says Omar Abdullah

Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister and National Conference leader Omar Abdullah on Monday said that better coordination and joint efforts between the Centre and state governments' was required to deal with the terror attacks such as what has happened in Gurdaspur, Punjab.

Protests in Maisuma locality in Srinagar

Protests broke out on Sunday in Maisuma locality of the city, forcing the law enforcing agencies to fire tear smoke shells to disperse the stone-pelting crowd, police said.

J&K govt to upgrade 50 schools with high-tech facilities

 At least 50 schools in Jammu and Kashmir will be upgraded as Model Schools in the next three months which will be equipped with computer labs, smart classrooms and implementation cells to prepare students for the cutting-edge competition.

Traders in Kashmir call for shutdown in view of burning of IS flag

 Various trader bodies called for a shutdown in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday.Traders called for the shutdown to express solidarity with Kashmiri Muslims in view of the burning of an Islamic State (IS) flag by the Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) on Tuesday.

Kashmir can never be taken nor given, Sharif told me: Kuldip Nayyar

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif had long ago admitted that his country can neither take away Kashmir nor can India give it away, veteran journalist Kuldip Nayyar claimed on Saturday.

J&K Guv Vohra announces Rs one lakh ex-gratia for those killed in cloudburst
J&K Guv Vohra announces Rs one lakh ex-gratia for those killed in cloudburst

 Jammu and Kashmir Governor NN Vohra on Saturday announced an ex-gratia relief of Rs one lakh each to the next of kin of three persons killed in a cloudburst near the Baltal base camp for the Amarnath yatra in Ganderbal district of central Kashmir.

Strike hits normal life in Srinagar, other major towns in J&K

 A general strike called today by a traders' organisation in protest against alleged burning of a flag bearing the declaration of Islamic faith in Rajouri district disrupted the normal life in Srinagar and other major towns of Kashmir.

Protest shutdown hits life in Srinagar

Normal life was hit here on Saturday following a shutdown called by traders against the torching of a flag with Islamic verses in Jammu and Kashmir`s Rajouri town.

Cloudburst near Amarnath base camp leaves three dead
Cloudburst near Amarnath base camp leaves three dead

Three persons were killed and 19 others injured after a cloudburst struck near the base camp of Amarnath yatra along the shorter 16-km Baltal route to the cave shrine in central Kashmir's Ganderbal district, officials said on Saturday.

Cloudburst near Amarnath Yatra base camp, two killed
Cloudburst near Amarnath Yatra base camp, two killed

Tragedy struck the Amarnath Yatra late on Friday night when at least two minors were killed and 10 others injured following a cloudburst near the base camp in Baltal in central Kashmir's Ganderbal district.

Leave it to conscience of MPs to give up LPG subsidy: Farooq Abdullah

Former Union Minister Farooq Abdullah on Friday said it should be left to the conscience of the members of parliament whether they want to give up the LPG subsidy, a campaign launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Kashmir in very bad shape, young generation on path of destruction: Farooq Abdullah
Kashmir in very bad shape, young generation on path of destruction: Farooq Abdullah

Reacting to recent grenade attacks on towers and unfurling of ISIS flags in Srinagar, former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah on Friday said that the Valley is in a very bad shape and youth is adopting the path of destruction.

ISIS flags waved near Srinagar's Jamia Masjid
ISIS flags waved near Srinagar's Jamia Masjid

Flags of Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) were waved after Friday prayers near Srinagar's Jamia Masjid.

Series of grenade attacks on telecom facilities in Srinagar, one hurt
Series of grenade attacks on telecom facilities in Srinagar, one hurt

Suspected militants Friday carried out a series of grenade attacks in Srinagar, targeting yet again the telecom providers, and injuring one person.

Two militants killed, two jawans injured in gunfight near LoC

Two militants were killed and two soldiers injured in a gunfight near the Line of Control in Karnah area of Tangdhar sector in Kashmir, army officials said.

Two Amarnath pilgrims die, toll rises to 28

Two more pilgrims died due to cardiac arrest enroute to the 3,880 metre-high cave shrine of Amarnath in south Kashmir Himalayas, taking the death toll in the ongoing yatra to 28, officials said Thursday.

At least 150 stranded tourists rescued in Srinagar

More than 150 tourists were stranded on the Leh-Manali road in Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir last night due to landslides caused by heavy rainfall.