Satya Pal Malik

"The yatra began this (Monday) morning from both the routes as the first batch of pilgrims made their way towards the holy cave from the respective base camps," a spokesperson of the Shri Amarnath Shrine Board (SASB) told media.

At least 35 people died and over a dozen were injured when an overcrowded bus skidded off a hilly road and fell into a deep gorge around 7.30 am, officials said.

Asked if some officials within his administration were not keen on transfer of power to an elected government in the state, the governor said there was nothing like that in his notice.

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir governor Satya pal malik said that terrorism must be tackled by roots as it exists in the mind. Addressing the media at the civil secretariat here, he said, “Terrorism exists in the mind and it is there that we must fight it.” He also said, “The situation in the state has …

Srinagar: Veteran politician Satya Pal Malik on Thursday took oath of office as the 13th Governor of Jammu and Kashmir here at a ceremony, which was skipped by outgoing Governor NN Vohra, who had held the post since 2008. Chief Justice Gita Mittal administered the oath to Malik, 72, at the sprawling lawns of the Raj …

New Delhi: The Centre on Tuesday inducted a political appointee as the Governor of Jammu and Kashmir, transferring Bihar incumbent Satya Pal Malik to replace former bureaucrat NN Vohra, who has held the job for more than 10 years, setting off speculation about political moves in the offing in the troubled state. The 71-year-old Malik’s transfer …