Taking a note of two consecutive rallies addressed by hardline Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani in a fortnight, the Centre has issued an advisory to the state government to keep a vigil on his activities.
The Jammu and Kashmir government on Monday sought to put at rest the controversy over issuing Permanent Resident Certificate (PRC) at school level saying it will follow the legal procedure and certificates would not be issued at educational institutions.
The Congress was not defeated by BJP or PDP in the state but from the groupism and ignoring the party workers while in government, Jammu and Kashmir Congress chief Ghulam Ahmed Mir said on Sunday.
A day after chief minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed promised action against hardline Hurriyat chairman Syed Ali Geelani over Pakistan's flag unfurling, the aging separatist on Sunday claimed only party flags were unfurled in the Tral rally.
After the arrest of hardline separatist leader Masarat Alam, pressure is mounting on Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed to take action against Hurriyat chief Syed Ali Geelani for his rally in South Kashmir.
The state unit of the right-wing organisation Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) has slammed Pakistan for sending beef condiments in food packets to Nepal, where a massive earthquake has killed thousands, saying the "terrorist state" did so deliberately to pollute the sanctity of the Hindu kingdom.
Chief minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed has invited Bollywood to Jammu and Kashmir saying it should once again roll out cameras and renew its romance with the paradise on earth.
The National Conference criticising the pilot project of issuing permanent resident certificate (PRC), also called state subject, at the school-level, said it appears to be a political ploy to dilute the special status of the state.
National Conference president Dr Farooq Abdullah on Sunday expressed grief and shock over the devastating earthquake in Nepal and asked India to extend all possible assistance to Nepal to deal with this situation.
Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh national convener Indresh Kumar said chief minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed should look at New Delhi and not Islamabad. He said the CM should watch the interests of India.
Jammu and Kashmir Congress unit on Saturday hit out at BJP for "betraying the people of Jammu region" and asked the party to explain their stand on the reported shifting of AIIMS to Kashmir.
Taking active part in the party activities, National Conference chief Farooq Abdullah undertook a train ride in Kashmir Valley to reconnect with the people after back to back losses in Lok Sabha and assembly polls held last year.
In a seemingly major setback to the BJP, a near complete bandh was observed in the Jammu city on Friday against the setting up of All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) at Kashmir than in the Jammu.
Chief minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed said governance needs to be revamped to make it corruption free and transparent. He said the district administration is the basic unit of governance which can bring about discernible changes.
Expressing dismay over the Centre's inordinate delay in approving much-needed flood relief and rehabilitation package for Jammu and Kashmir, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president and Member Parliament Mehbooba Mufti called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, seeking his intervention in the matter.