A grenade took place on Saturday in the capital city of Jammu and Kashmir Srinagar's Hari Singh High street area near Lal Chowk. At least 7 people have been injured in the attack.
The National Institute of Technology (NIT) in Srinagar is set to reopen on October 15. Classes in the institution were suspended after abrogation of Article 370 on August 5.
In the first attack on security forces in the valley since abrogation of Jammu and Kashmir's special status, militants hurled a grenade at CRPF personnel in downtown Srinagar on Saturday but missed the target.
The Supreme Court on Thursday allowed Mehbooba Mufti's daughter Iltija to travel to Srinagar to meet her mother, who is in under detention for over a month after abrogation of Article 370 from Jammu and Kashmir.
The women soldiers will be commissioned into the Corps of Military Police of the Indian Army.
Yechury arrived here in the afternoon and was escorted by police to meet Tarigami at his Gupkar Road residence in Srinagar's Civil Lines area. Officials said the CPI(M) leader spent nearly three hours with Tarigami. Yechury had landed in Srinagar on August 9, too, but was turned away from the airport by the state administration. It was four days after the Centre announced the revocation of Jammu and Kashmir's special status under Article 370.
Ground Report: Security beefed up in Srinagar ahead of CPM leader Sitaram Yechury's visit
High schools in the Kashmir Valley reopened on Wednesday in areas where restrictions have been lifted but students kept away. Jammu and Kashmir Director of Information and Public Relations Sehrish Asgar had said on Tuesday that "The education department has decided to open all high schools in Kashmir Valley from tomorrow in areas where relaxations have been provided."
A bench of justices Manmohan and Sangeeta Dhingra Sehgal asked the Central government to file its response on or before September 2 and listed it for hearing on September 3 along with a habeas corpus petition filed on behalf of Faesal, challenging his detention.
Security agencies arrested a militant in Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir during a checking operation even as heavy shelling took place at two locations along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch, officials said on Tuesday.
Twenty days after Jammu and Kashmir loses its special status, the state flag has been removed from Civil Secretariat building in Srinagar and the only tricolour was seen atop the building. The flag of Jammu and Kashmir used to fly along with the tricolour earlier.
The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) on Friday said the office would act as a facilitation centre to spread awareness about chartered accountancy course as a tool for social empowerment and provide much needed professional employment opportunities to the local youth.
There is a massive surge in the people going to Deputy Commissioner office daily for thronging the six helplines set up for people for making phone calls. As many as 14,000 phone calls have been made and received ever since the helplines were set up a week back.
Earlier on Thursday, Yechury and CPI general secretary Raja had written to Satya Pal Malik, informing him of their visit and requesting him to facilitate their entry.
Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad, who was slated to visit Jammu and Kashmir was stopped at the Srinagar Airport today. Azad was accompanied by Jammu and Kashmir Congress chief Gulam Ahmed Mir, who also was halted at the Srinagar Airport.
Moments after being put under house arrest in Srinagar in an unprecdented clampdown, national conference's Omar Abdullah tweeted that though this was not the India Jammu and Kashmir acceded to he has not given up hope. There's has been massive unrest in valley following the latest developments in Kashmir Valley.
Panic in the Valley broke out ever since the Jammu and Kashmir government issued a security advisory for tourists and pilgrims of Amarnath Yatra to curtail their pilgrimage. Movement of troops too was intensified.
If you want to fly out of Srinagar this weekend, chances are you might have to shell out more money than normal. Airfares for flights from Srinagar have shot up to abnormally high levels, reason being Jammu and Kashmir's advisory asking pilgrims to curtail their Amarnath Yatra and return as soon as possible.