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Jammu and Kashmir government to reopen 50,000 closed temples

Jammu and Kashmir government to reopen 50,000 closed temples. Watch this video to know more.

Sep 23, 2019, 14:36 PM IST

DNA: J&K govt issues advisory for Amarnath yatra pilgrims and tourists

The Government today issued security advisory for Amarnath Yatris and tourists to curtail their stay in Kashmir valley.

Aug 02, 2019, 22:18 PM IST

Sniper gun, landmine found on Amarnath Yatra route, J&K govt asks pilgrims to leave the state

In the order issued by the state Home Department, the government cited intelligence inputs of possible terror attacks as the reason for the move.

Aug 02, 2019, 16:27 PM IST

J&K govt announces withdrawal of FIRs against first-time stone-pelters

Mehbooba Mufti has announced withdrawal of cases against youths involved in stone-pelting for the first time.

Nov 23, 2017, 00:44 AM IST

J&K govt refuses Rs 10 lakh compensation to 'human shield' Dar

The Jammu and Kashmir government has declined to give Rs 10 lakh compensation to Farooq Ahmed Dar.

Nov 06, 2017, 19:29 PM IST

Separatists hit out at J&K govt for 'preventing' them to hold meeting

Referring to the NIA raids, the separatists claimed that these moves to "intimidate and harass" their leaders.

Jun 05, 2017, 20:07 PM IST

Hand over Amarnath pilgrimage security to Army: VHP to J&K govt

Ahead of the commencement of the Amarnath Yatra, the VHP has requested Jammu and Kashmir Governor NN Vohra and Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti for handing over its security to the Army with "free hand".

May 08, 2017, 16:45 PM IST

Darbar move: J&K govt to function from Srinagar tomorrow as summer sets in

Jammu and Kashmir government is all set to start functioning from here on Monday for next six months after shifting from winter capital Jammu as part of the pre-independence bi-annual 'darbar move' practice.

May 07, 2017, 15:08 PM IST

J&K govt to suspend licenses of cable operators showing Pakistani channels

The Jammu and Kashmir government has asked all the deputy commissioners of the state to take action against transmission of 34 TV channels, including those from Pakistan and Saudi Arabia, saying they have the potential to incite violence and create law and order situation.

May 07, 2017, 14:46 PM IST

J&K govt announces three-day state mourning on death of Lt Gen (retd) SK Sinha

Jammu and Kashmir government has announced three days state mourning from today as a mark of respect to Lt Gen (retd) S K Sinha, the former Governor of Jammu and Kashmir, who passed away on Thursday.

Nov 17, 2016, 22:37 PM IST

Kashmir unrest: J&K govt orders reopening of 174 schools along IB, LoC

The Jammu and Kashmir government on Monday ordered reopening of schools in the border areas of Jammu from Tuesday that were closed following the increasing tension between India and Pakistan post September 29 surgical strikes across the Line of Control (LoC). 

Nov 14, 2016, 11:59 AM IST

J&K govt orders reopening of schools in border areas in Jammu

Jammu and Kashmir government on Monday ordered the reopening of schools in the border areas of Jammu district that were closed following the increasing tension between India and Pakistan post Army's surgical strike across the Line of Control.

Oct 03, 2016, 23:29 PM IST

Arrangements in place in case of exigency on border: JK govt

"We want to assure the people of the border areas that all necessary arrangements have been put in place at the camps set up for their safety in case of any exigency," Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh said.

Oct 02, 2016, 23:43 PM IST

J&K govt asks cable operators to stop transmission of 5 channels

Cable TV operators in Kashmir were on Thursday directed by the authorities to stop airing five news channels as their programmes had allegedly caused law and order problems in the unrest-hit Valley and were promoting "enmity against the sovereignty of the state."

Sep 01, 2016, 19:35 PM IST

J&K govt to provide support for smooth functioning of schools

With schools across the Valley closed for nearly a month due to prevailing situation, Jammu and Kashmir government on Thursday assured every possible support for smooth functioning of schools and asked the institutions to play a constructive role by motivating parents and prominent citizens.

Jul 29, 2016, 00:17 AM IST

Editors Guild condemns 'muzzling' of media by J&K govt

"It is extremely unfortunate that the state government, under fire for its poor management of the law and order situation in the Valley, has sought to shoot the messenger," a statement from the Editors Guild said.

Jul 17, 2016, 20:51 PM IST

Handwara unrest: Farooq Abdullah takes on "failed" J&K govt

Meanwhile, fresh clashes broke out today between protestors and the police in Ganderbal district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Apr 16, 2016, 18:21 PM IST

AAP dares PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti to clear her stand on Afzal Guru

Aam Aadmi Party leader Kumar Vishwas on Saturday asked Mehbooba Mufti, set to head the new PDP-BJP government in Jammu and Kashmir, to clear her stand on Afzal Guru whose hanging for his alleged role in the 2001 parliament attack she has said was wrong.

Mar 26, 2016, 16:08 PM IST

PDP, BJP to meet J&K Guv jointly on Saturday to stake claim to form government

PDP and BJP are set to jointly call on Jammu and Kashmir Governor NN Vohra on Saturday and stake claim to form the new government.

Mar 25, 2016, 20:55 PM IST

Mehbooba, PDP MLAs' scheduled meeting with Guv postponed; BJP seals the deal to form govt

The BJP-PDP alliance on Friday sealed the deal to form government in Jammu and Kashmir after over two months long governor's rule.

Mar 25, 2016, 13:36 PM IST