Vinod Kumar, 39, who attacked Sanaullah in Kot Bhalwal Jail on May 3, has been charged with section 302 of Ranbir Penal Code (RPC) He was earlier charged with section 307 of the RPC. As per the law if a life convict commits another murder is to be awarded death sentence.
Within hours of the death of injured Pakistani prisoner Sanaullah Ranjay in Chandigarh on Thursday, chief minister Omar Abdullah apologised to the family and promised to fix the responsibility.
Finally, there is a ray hope for poor girls mauled and defaced in man-animal conflict to lead a normal life and for female babies who are being abandoned by parents for having congenital cleft deformities.
Reiterating its demands for scrapping of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir, BJP said if Atal Bihari Vajpayee-led BJP government had an absolute majority, then the article would have been revoked.
Even as BJP suffered a blow in the Karnataka elections, the party continued insisting on the resignation of both Prime Minister and Union law minister.
Failing to complete development projects on time is nothing unusual for any state government across the country. But in Jammu and Kashmir, the project aimed to conserve Dal Lake by rehabilitation and relocation of lake dwellers has created a record of sorts in delay.
Security forces on Wednesday arrested an overground worker (OGW) of the Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) militant outfit from Kulgam district in south Kashmir.
Hardline Hurriyat Conference chairman Syed Ali Shah Geelani today criticised Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah for calling the separatist leader a "threat to peace" and termed his statement as "absurd".
The army in Bhaderwah is lending a helping hand to the administration in providing the earthquake victims the daily essentials, such as drinking water, tents, etc.
Fresh tremors of low intensity On Monday today shook Bhaderwah valley and adjoining areas, triggering fresh panic among the people. There was no immediate report of any casualty or injury due to the very low intensity tremors that shook Bhaderwah valley and adjoining areas at 1:10 am and 7:16 am.
Jammu and Kashmir Police on Monday detained independent MLA Sheikh Abdul Rashid and his supporters for attempting to lay siege of the Civil Secretariat here on the first day of reopening of 'Darbar move' offices.
Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah on Monday expressed satisfaction over the peaceful end of the India-China face-off in Ladakh.
Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah today expressed concern over media reports that Indian troops had also withdrawn from the site where Chinese troops had ended their incursions after 19 days.
Life in Srinagar and other parts of the Kashmir Valley have been affected on Monday by a shutdown against the alleged spurious drugs scam called by the local doctors' association.
Protests against the Chinese incursion in eastern Ladakh continued in the town, with activists of Socialist Democratic Party on Sunday holding demonstrations here against the neighbouring country.