Prime Minister Narendra Modi's miss during the Kashmir visit on Wednesday to meet or visit flood-affected families has left many disappointed, particularly the local Pandit community waiting outside the Raj Bhawan all day to have a glimpse.
Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah on Wednesday expressed hope that Prime Minister Narendra Modi would accept the package proposal submitted by the state to help in the rehabilitation of the flood-affected people and make an announcement in this regard on his Diwali visit on Wednesday.
Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah on Wednesday said regardless of the situation in Afghanistan or Pakistan, time was "opportune" to make headway on revocation of AFSPA and maintained that he was not compromising on national security by raising the matter.
Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah on Monday expressed hope that Prime Minister Narendra Modi would take a "serious look" at the issue of Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) as the time was "opportune" to make progress on it.
The BJP on Tuesday said it was the "dynasty politics" that led to the downfall of Congress in the recently -held Assembly elections in Maharashtra and Haryana.
Hardline Hurriyat Conference led by Syed Ali Shah Geelani on Tuesday accused BJP of using the upcoming Assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir as a delaying tactic for providing relief to the flood-affected state for electoral gains.
Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah on Tuesday appreciated the gesture of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to spend Diwali with peole of the flood-affected state.
BJP today said it was the "dynasty politics" that led to the downfall of Congress in the recently -held Assembly elections in Maharashtra and Haryana.
The teachers working under the Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) and the Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan (RMSA) have decided to go on a 24-hour mass hunger strike on Wednesday in protest against their delayed salaries.
Security forces on Monday busted a militant hideout and recovered huge cache of arms and ammunition from the forests of Abbalkot village in Ramban district in Jammu and Kashmir.
The Jammu and Kashmir high court on Monday sought response of the Centre and the state government on a petition seeking a probe into the killing of 35 Sikhs in Chattisinghpora area in March 2000.
The worst floods in the last several decades that submerged Kashmir recently, have badly affected the supply of dry fruits from the state that are packed into glittering boxes and distributed as gifts during Diwali. Jammu and Kashmir is one of the major suppliers of dry fruits in India.
Union minister of state (Independent Charge) for Science and Technology and Earth Sciences, MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, Space and Atomic Energy Dr Jitendra Singh, launched 'Jammu Kashmir Arogya Gram Yojana' on Sunday.
A Jammu and Kashmir Police constable, who was injured in a stone pelting incident, died of his injuries Monday in a hospital in Srinagar, an official said.
There has been no ceasefire violation on the border in Jammu and Kashmir for the past one day, an official said Monday. "There has been no violation of ceasefire on the border...for the past one day," a senior official of the provincial administration told IANS in Jammu.