J & K

  • Syed Ali Geelani
    May 04, 2015 20:47 IST

    Srinagar: MHA advises state to keep eye on Syed Ali Geelani

    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.

  • A parent picks up her kids from school as its rains in Ludhiana
    May 04, 2015 17:46 IST

    J-K government not to issue PRC at school level

    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.

  • Ghulam Ahmad Mir
    May 03, 2015 20:18 IST

    Congress not defeated by BJP, PDP but from groupism: Ghulam Ahmed Mir

    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.

  • Syed Ali Geelani
    May 03, 2015 19:59 IST

    Waiving of Pak flags is not criminal offence: Syed Ali Geelani

    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.

  • Mufti Sayeed-P
    May 02, 2015 23:47 IST

    Law will take its own course: Mufti on Geelani 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.

  • Nepal quake relief
    May 01, 2015 20:37 IST

    VHP, HSS condemn Pakistan's beef relief to quake-hit Nepal

    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.

  • Mufti Sayeed-P
    May 01, 2015 20:32 IST

    Roll out your cameras, renew romance with Kashmir: Mufti to Bollywood

    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.

  • National Conference election symbol
    Apr 26, 2015 22:27 IST

    Explain reason for issuing state subjects at schools: NC to CM

    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.

  • Farooq Abdullah
    Apr 26, 2015 22:08 IST

    Farooq Abdullah asks govt to reach out to Kashmiris in Nepal

    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.

  • Newly elected CM Mufti Mohammad Sayeed addressing a press conference in Jammu. Nitin Kanotra/HT
    Apr 25, 2015 20:47 IST

    CM Mufti should look at Delhi not Islamabad: RSS

    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.

  • Members of Chamber of commerce raising slogans
    Apr 25, 2015 18:27 IST

    J&K Congress asks BJP to explain stand on AIIMS issue

    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.

  • Farooq Abdullah
    Apr 24, 2015 20:14 IST

    Farooq Abdullah comes out to revive National Conference's fortune

    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.

  • Panthers Party protesting against the state government decision to give AIIMS to Kashmir.
    Apr 24, 2015 14:46 IST

    BJP 'embarassed' as day-long bandh in Jammu over AIIMS issue halts city

    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.

  • Newly elected CM Mufti Mohammad Sayeed addressing a press conference in Jammu. Nitin Kanotra/HT
    Apr 22, 2015 22:20 IST

    Governance needs to be corruption free: CM

    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.

  • Mehbooba Mufti Sayeed-P
    Apr 22, 2015 21:41 IST

    Mehbooba calls on PM, seeks early rehab package for flood victims

    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.