J & K

  • A vehicle damaged in an explosion in Srinagar on June 1. (Photo credit: Waseem Andrabi, HT Photo)
    Jun 02, 2015 21:40 IST

    J-K: Local Hizb group behind telecom companies attacks identified

    Almost a week after attacks started on the telecom companies, the police have identified a group of local boys, who were reportedly involved in the attacks.

  • Chief minister Omar Abdullah. HT Photo
    Jun 02, 2015 19:30 IST

    Omar questions Sayeed's 'silence' on mobile tower attacks

    Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister on Tuesday questioned his successor Mufti Mohammad Sayeed on attacks on telecom operators in the Valley.

  • Police personnels trying to stop the crowd during the protest in Jammu. Nitin Kanotra/HT
    Jun 01, 2015 21:07 IST

    AIIMS co-ordination committee to gherao Jammu MLAs

    The co-ordination committee headed by BAR Association Jammu has decided to intensify its agitation against the reported shifting of AIIMS from Jammu to Srinagar with candle light procession, later to be followed by dharna and gherao of Jammu MLAs and ministers.

  • Jammu and Kashmir militant BSNL Sopore
    Jun 01, 2015 20:55 IST

    Men behind war on mobile telephony in Kashmir remain elusive

    Unknown gunmen's war against mobile telephony in Kashmir is growing murkier with each passing day as the security agencies fail to establish fully the group behind the wave of attacks on cellular companies.

  • Jitendra Singh
    May 31, 2015 18:21 IST

    Jitendra allocates MPLAD fund for Kathua, Udhampur rly stations

    Minister of state in prime minister's office Jitendra Singh has allocated an amount of `34,24,584 from his MPLAD fund for upgradation of railway stations and platforms at Udhampur, Kathua and Ram Nagar.

  • Accident
    May 31, 2015 17:33 IST

    4 injured as bus overturns in Doda district of J-K

    Four people were injured when a mini bus in which they were travelling skidded off the road and turned turtle in Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday, police said.

  • National Conference leader Devender Rana. HT Photo
    May 31, 2015 18:09 IST

    Rana accuses PDP-BJP govt of pursing anti-youth policies

    National Conference provincial president, Jammu, Devender Singh Rana, on Sunday sought continuity of the youth-oriented programmes undertaken by the Omar Abdullah-led NC-Congress government.

  • Fire breaks at near NC headquarters in Srinagar
    May 31, 2015 15:01 IST

    Fire breaks at near NC headquarters in Srinagar

    A fire broke out today in a building of the office of Jammu and Kashmir Cements, a public sector undertaking, which also caused damage to the headquarters of opposition National Conference party.

  • BJP Rajnath Singh
    May 30, 2015 21:22 IST

    J-K: Congress says Rajnath Singh unaware of ground realities

    Congress party has reacted sharply to the statement of home minister Rajnath Singh. Singh has recently said there is no plan of talks with the Hurriyat and his party would emphasis on abrogation of Article 370.

  • Railways
    May 30, 2015 19:54 IST

    Railway minister flags off Kalka-Katra train through video conferencing

    Union railway minister Suresh Prabhu on Saturday flagged off the Kalka-Katra train through video conferencing from Bhunter airport here.

  • HSC
    May 30, 2015 19:21 IST

    J-K: Authorities use jammers for JKCET

    Authorities in Jammu and Kashmir have used mobile jammers at examination centres for Jammu and Kashmir Common Entrance Test (JKCET) for admission to medical and engineering colleges.

  • A group of people raise slogans during a protest
    May 30, 2015 15:14 IST

    Scores of students miss CET as protesters block road in Srinagar

    Scores of youngsters proceeding to appear in the common entrance test (CET) for professional colleges were unable to reach their examination centres on Saturday as insensitive protesters, including elderly people and women, did not heed their pleading to let them pass through roadblocks set up along the Dal Lake here.

  • Katra railway station
    May 29, 2015 19:44 IST

    Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board provides Rs 1 crore to Katra MC

    Governor NN Vohra, who is also the chairman of the Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board (SMVDSB) has approved a financial support of Rs 1 crore under the social responsibility activity scheme of the board to Katra Municipal Committee for undertaking various developmental works, an official spokesman said on Friday.

  • Engineer Rashid
    May 29, 2015 19:32 IST

    Engineer Rashid joins campaign for jailed militant commander's release

    Mainstream politician and member of legislative assembly from Langate, Engineer Rasheed, has supported a campaign for the release of jailed militant commander Dr Qasim Faktoo, who is serving a life sentence for the murder of human rights activist HN Wanchoo in 1992.

  • Yasin Malik, chairman of separatist Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF). HT Photo
    May 29, 2015 18:50 IST

    JKLF launches 'jail bharo' agitation; Yasin Malik detained

    Alleging lack of space for "political" activities, the separatist Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) on Friday launched a 10-day 'jail bharo' agitation, with its chairman Yasin Malik and some other supporters being taken into custody.