Rain brings winter chill to Delhi
Separatist activists of the Hurriyat group headed by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Wednesday staged a protest here alleging the "double standards of Indian judicial system".
After being detained for more than three weeks in Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir, 27 Indian trucks returned on Wednesday evening to north Kashmir as India and Pakisatn agreed to end the stand-off which began after the arrest of a PoK driver on January 17.
Stopping short of announcing an alliance with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), People's Democratic Party (PDP) president Mehbooba Mufti has said that her party was willing to work with the saffron party "for the sake of the state".
Assistant sub-inspector of police Kafeel Ahmad was killed and three policemen injured in a gunfight with militants in North Kashmir town of Sopore, about 50 km from Jammu and Kashmir capital Srinagar.
Weather improved in the Kashmir Valley on Wednesday after three days as there was no rain and snowfall even as the night temperature stayed below the freezing point in most parts of the region.
All three Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) militants holed up inside a two-storey concrete house in north Kashmir were killed on Tuesday morning when the security forces stormed the house after blasting it.
Separatist JKLF on Monday alleged its chairman Mohammad Yasin Malik and his family were forced to spend several hours on road in Delhi after they were forced to leave the hotel booked by them.
A police officer was killed and two of his junior colleagues injured in a militant attack on Monday at Chadoora village in Budgam district of Central Kashmir.
Former head of Board of Professional Entrance Examinations (BOPEE) Mushtaq Ahmad Peer had taken s 60 lakh from a broker to leak question papers a day ahead of the scheduled examination.
Poor wages received by Kashmiri artisans, which are forcing many to give up the trade, figured in the speech of chief minister Omar Abdullah on Sunday, as he asked big manufacturers to ensure that enough money flows into these "magical hands".
Leh, in Ladakh region of the state, witnessed the coldest night of the season so far with the mercury plummeting to minus 12.6° Celsius as the cold wave continues to grip the Valley as most parts registered sub-zero temperatures on Sunday.
Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah on Saturday said there was no question of stopping Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi from holding a rally in Srinagar if he desires so.
Mentioning the significance of handicrafts in the state's economy, chief minister Omar Abdullah on Saturday said natural beauty and artisans' magical skills have mesmerised the world for ages.
CRPF, which is assisting Jammu and Kashmir police in handling law and order situation, today expressed apprehensions about increase in the militant attacks on security forces in the coming months but said it is fully alert to counter the threat.
Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah on Saturday rejected Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's allegation that the ruling National Conference-Congress combine in the state is trying to reduce his and the BJP's impact in the state.