By-elections will also be held for three urban local bodies — Srinagar Municipal Corporation, Pahalgam Municipal Council and Ashmuqam Municipal Council — on 28 November
The Amarnath yatra will remain suspended till 4 August as the IMD has forecast heavy rainfall in Jammu and Kashmir over the next few days, Shri Amarnath Shrine Board (SASB) said on Wednesday
15th batch of 3,967 pilgrims leaves Jammu base camp for Amarnath Yatra; pilgrimage to end on 15 August
The 15th batch of 3,967 pilgrims left the Bhagwati Nagar base camp in Jammu on Tuesday to pay obeisance at the 3,880-metre-high cave shrine of Amarnath in south Kashmir Himalayas, officials said
Amarnath yatra: Amid tight security, 14th batch of 5,210 pilgrims leaves Jammu base camp on Monday to visit cave shrine
Amid tight security, 14th batch of 5,210 Amarnath pilgrims left a base camp from Jammu on Monday. The 14th batch comprises 3,711 males, 1,386 females, 19 children and 94 seers. Multi-tier security arrangements have been made for smooth and successful conduct of the yatra.
Amarnath Yatra: Langar committees set up sheds along National Highway to provide food, medical aid to pilgrims trekking to shrine
Langar committees have constructed sheds at various points along the National Highway to provide facilities to pilgrims going for Amarnath Yatra such as food, shelter and medical aid. They have also established washrooms as well as set up boarding and lodging facilities and CCTV cameras have also been installed in the tents. According to government officials, the rush at Amarnath Yatra has increased this year in comparison to the past couple of years.
Amarnath Yatra 2019: Pilgrimage kicks off amid tight security; second batch of pilgrims leaves for Pahalgam
Multi-tier security arrangements have been made for the smooth and successful conduct of the Amarnath Yatra.
Amarnath Yatra 2019: First batch of devotees starts pilgrimage from Jammu base camp; authorities assure adequate security
Advisor to the Governor in Jammu and Kashmir, KK Sharma flagged off the first batch of devotees for the Amarnath Yatra after conducting a puja at the Jammu base camp on Sunday.
Amarnath Yatra: Sniffer dogs, CCTVs to maintain vigil at Jammu railway station; senior police official assures pilgrims of security
The security in and around the Jammu Railway Station was strengthened ahead of the commencement of annual Amarnath Yatra. Senior Superintendent of Police, Railways, Ranjit Singh Sambyal also said that all incoming and outgoing trains would be checked along with the luggage of the passengers with the assistance of specially trained dog squad capable of detecting explosives. The 46-day annual yatra is scheduled to begin from the twin route, traditional Pahalgam track in Anantnag district and shortest Baltal track in Ganderbal district, on 1 July and would conclude on 15 August.
Mufti won again in the 2014 Lok Sabha election but resigned as MP in 2016 to become the chief minister of the state.
Three killed in avalanche in Jammu and Kashmir's Pahalgam; incident took place during snow-clearing drive on Pahalgam-Aru road
The incident happened during a snow-clearing exercise on Pahalgam-Aru road at Gudkhamb point when one JCB and some persons came under the avalanche.
Fresh snowfall, rains disrupt life in Jammu and Kashmir; all-weather road linking Valley with rest of India suspended
The Jawahar Tunnel – gateway to Kashmir – along the 270-km highway received nearly two feet of snow since Sunday evening, forcing authorities to close the arterial road for traffic. Opening of the highway for traffic looks bleak with more snowfall predicted
J&K local body polls: Poor turnout, poll-related violence will tarnish India's image and further alienate populace
Poor turnout will tarnish India's image and the poll-related violence will further burden our security forces and exacerbate the alienation of Kashmiris
BJP wins 60 seats unopposed in volatile Kashmir; party likely to control at least 7 ULBs as NC, PDP boytcott elections
For the first time in the electoral history of Jammu and Kashmir, the Bharatiya Janata Party is likely to take control of at least seven municipal committees in Kashmir Valley without even contesting the elections
Amarnath Yatra suspended from Jammu for three days due to security reasons; pilgrimages from Baltal and Pahalgam to continue
Ahead of the Indian and Pakistan Independence Day celebrations, authorities on Monday decided to suspend the Amarnath Yatra from Jammu for three days to ensure safety. Pilgrimage from the two base camps of Baltal and Pahalgam will continue for the three days.
Amarnath Yatra: Fresh batch of 528 pilgrims leaves from Jammu; 2.7 lakh pilgrims have paid obeisance so far
A fresh batch of 528 pilgrims left on Saturday for the cave shrine of Amarnath in south Kashmir Himalayas, officials said.
Intel reports warn of terrorists attack near LoC, Amarnath Yatra; claim ISI training LeT, Hizbul men to target naval base
The intelligence agencies have warned the government that a group of terrorists could be waiting near the Line of Control (LoC) to infiltrate into the Indian territory.
Amarnath Yatra: 326 stranded pilgrims evacuated from Panjtarni to Baltal base camp due to heavy rain
The authorities on Friday evacuated 326 Amarnath pilgrims, who were stranded at Panjtarni due to heavy rainfall, to the Baltal base camp.
Amarnath Yatra remains suspended from Jammu for 2nd day due to bad weather; thousands stranded at Baltal, Pahalgam camps
The Amarnath yatra remained suspended from Jammu for the second day on Friday as inclement weather in the Valley had left thousands of pilgrims stranded at both Baltal and Pahalgam base camps
Amarnath Yatra suspended due to landslides: Pilgrims stranded on Pahalgam, Baltal routes; toll rises to 11
The Amarnath Yatra in south Kashmir Himalayas was suspended on Wednesday from both Pahalgam and Baltal routes due to landslides even as the death toll during this year's yatra rose to 11.
Sixth batch of Amarnath pilgrims leaves Jammu for shrine in Himalayas; 23,718 devotees on yatra since 28 June
The sixth batch of 3,489 Amarnath pilgrims on Tuesday left Jammu for the 3,888-metre-high cave shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas, amid tight security, a senior official said.