JAMMU - The budget session of the Jammu and Kashmir legislature began on a stormy note Monday with the opposition members raising slogans against the government for its failure to deliver.
JAMMU - Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed has called for a national consensus to resolve the Jammu and Kashmir dispute with Pakistan.
JAMMU - The Jammu and Kashmir government will introduce a bill in the budget session of the state legislature for the protection of women against domestic violence.
JAMMU - Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Monday discussed the security situation in the state with Governor N.N. Vohra in light of infiltration from across the Line of Control (LoC).
JAMMU - Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Thursday voiced concern over Jammu and Kashmir being listed as among the most corrupt states in the country and asked officials to ensure that the state does not get the ignominy of being named the most corrupt.
JAMMU - The Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) Wednesday condemned the discontinuation of the two-decade-old practice of hoisting the national flag at the historic Lal Chowk in Srinagar on Republic Day.
SRINAGAR/JAMMU - Smartly dressed school children joined police and paramilitary contingents to take part in colourful parades marking India’s 61st Republic Day in Jammu and Kashmir amid peaceful celebrations under a thick security cover.
JAMMU - Hundreds of school children took part in colourful parades marking the 61st Republic day of India in Jammu and Kashmir amid peaceful celebrations here under a thick security cover.
JAMMU - Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Thursday said that there was a “yearning” in Kashmir’s majority community for the return of the Kashmiri Pandit community but underlined the need for instilling a “sense of security” in the refugees who fled the Valley 20 years ago.
JAMMU - People’s Democratic Party (PDP) President Mehbooba Mufti has expressed apprehension over rise in militant activity whenever there is an announcement of troop withdrawal from the restive region.
JAMMU - The first voices of protest against the Omar Abdullah government’s decision to reserve jobs in government services for Kashmiri Pandits came Saturday from the refugees who fled those parts of Jammu and Kashmir occupied by Pakistan in 1947.
JAMMU - Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan Sunday slammed the Prime Minister’s Working Group report on centre-state relations vis–vis Jammu and Kashmir, describing it as against the “national interest”.
JAMMU - Gujjars in Jammu and Kashmir Thursday reacted angrily to the report of the fifth working group on more autonomy for the state, which keeps the scheduled tribes out of the purview of reservation.
Jammu /Srinagar, Dec 17(ANI) : Activists of People’s Democratic Party (PDP), staged a demonstration over the price hike in Jammu while the CBI’s report on Shopian murder was protested in Srinagar on Thursday.
JAMMU - Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Monday said South Block, which houses the external affairs ministry, alone cannot frame India’s foreign policy in the present-day world.
JAMMU - Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Monday ruled out any division of the state, rebuffing those asking for statehood for Jammu region, and said his government was trying to ensure that “justice is done” to the state’s three regions.
JAMMU - The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Saturday termed Jammu and Kashmir’s National Conference-led coalition government “apathetic and incomptent”, charging Chief Minister Omar Abdullah with indulging in “juvenile pranks” and neglecting the people and their problems.
JAMMU - With Telangana triggering a flurry of statehood demands across India, the Jammu State Morcha (JSM), an amalgam of groups demanding a separate state for the Jammu region, Saturday said it was time Jammu and Kashmir was reorganised.
JAMMU - After his comments on Hyderabad led to a flurry of angry protests, Union Home Secretary G.K. Pillai quickly backtracked, saying the issue of a capital for the proposed new state of Telangana would be decided by the government based on consensus.
JAMMU - Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, ticking off a reporter for asking whether he was happy with his government’s performance, said he was not in a school where he would have to show his annual report card to qualify for higher studies.
JAMMU - Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Saturday announced that unemployed youth between 20-37 years of age would get a monthly stipend ranging between Rs.500 and Rs.1,000.