Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti Friday warned New Delhi against tinkering with Article 35-A, which confers special rights and privileges on permanent residents of the State and debars non-residents from buying land or property, getting a government job or voting in the Legislative Assembly elections. “If Article 35-A is tinkered with, no one, […]

Indian Army chief General Bipin Rawat will arrive in Jammu and Kashmir on Friday to visit forward positions on the Line of Control (LoC), Defence Ministry officials said. General Rawat would also chair a security review meeting here. “After chairing the security review meeting, the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) is likely to visit some forward […]

Asking the officers to speed up the process of implementation of various initiatives in the power sector especially the hydroelectric and solar energy, the Deputy Chief Minister Dr Nirmal Singh today said these initiatives would ensure sufficient amount of electricity is generated and provided to the consumers. The Deputy CM was addressing officers during third […]

JAMMU: Indian Army Chief General Bipin Rawat will arrive in Jammu and Kashmir today to visit forward positions on the Line of Control (LoC), Defence Ministry officials said. General Rawat would also chair a security review meeting here. “After chairing the security review meeting, the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) is likely to visit some […]

Jammu: The 28th batch of 599 pilgrims left Jammu for the 3,888-metre-high Amarnath Cave Shrine of Lord Shiva in south Kashmir Himalayas on Thursday amid tight security. Escorted by the CRPF and the State Police, the batch comprising 369 males, 133 females and 97 Sadhus and Sadhvis left in a convoy of 19 vehicles for […]

Srinagar: The first batch of pilgrims from Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday left for Saudi Arabia to perform the Haj pilgrimage. Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti and Haj and Auqaf Minister Farooq Andrabi were at the Srinagar Airport to see off the first batch of pilgrims on a direct flight from here to the holy city […]

SRINAGAR: To give impetus to Aadhaar enrolment in Jammu and Kashmir, Chief Secretary, B B Vyas on Tuesday chaired a review meeting here. Deputy Director General, Regional Office, UIDAI; Chandigarh Ram Subhag Singh, Commissioner/Secretary, Information Technology, Secretary, Social Welfare, Divisional Commissioner, Jammu (through Video Conference), Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir, Project Director, SSA, Joint Director, Census Operations, […]

KARGIL: In connection to 18th Kargil Vijay Diwas Anniversary Indian Army organised a programme at Lamuchan Dras on Tuesday. During the programme Lt Gen D. Anbu, GOC-in-C Northern command was the Chief Guest while Commander 14th Corps Lt Gen. P.J.S Pannu, GOC 8 Mountain Div Major General CP Cariappa and other army officers, war veterans […]

New Delhi: As many as 53 pilgrims have been killed in 36 terror attacks on the annual Amarnath yatra in the last 27 years, the Lok Sabha was informed on Tuesday. “From 1990 till date, 36 terrorist attacks have been reported on Amarnath yatris in which 53 were killed and 167 were injured,” Minister of […]

New Delhi: Ram Nath Kovind was on Tuesday sworn in as India’s 14th president, the first BJP leader and the second Dalit in the Rashtrapati Bhavan. Kovind was administered the oath of office to “preserve, protect and defend the constitution and law” by Chief Justice of India J S Kehar in an impressive ceremony in […]