Amarnath

  • Ground report: Heavy snow blocks Pahalgam route on Amarnath Yatra June 28, 2014

    7,500 pilgrims have embarked on the Amarnath Yatra amidst tight security. Heavy snow has blocked the traditional Pahalgam route and pilgrims are now using the Baltal route. CNN-IBN's Mufti Islah gets a ground report. ...
  • Pilgrims embark on Amarnath yatra amidst tight security June 28, 2014

    Around 7,500 pilgrims have embarked on the annual Amarnath yatra amidst tight security. Heavy snow has forced the authorities to change the traditional Pahalgam route but the yatra is on from the Baltal route. There is 4-5 feet deep snow in some stretches especially at the Mahagunus top and Sheeshnag...
  • 12,000 people have registered for Amarnath yatra June 28, 2013

    Twelve thousand people have officially been registered for Amarnath yatra. Some are hoping that the authorities have learned the horrific lesson from flood-hit Uttarakhand where thousands of people have lost their lives. ...
  • Watch: Amarnath pilgrims complain about poor facilities June 28, 2013

    There are complaints about facilities and services as pilgrims head to Srinagar for the Amarnath Yatra that begins on Friday. 12,000 people are officially registered to trek to the icy cave shrine. ...
  • Kiran More slams Mohinder Amarnath December 13, 2012

    Former national selection committee chairman, Kiran More feels that Mohinder Amarnath's revelation about the BCCI president's interference in selection matters were "not in good taste". ...
  • Selectors wanted to sack Dhoni: Amarnath December 12, 2012

    Speaking to CNN-IBN, former India cricketer Mohinder Amarnath said, "All five selectors wanted Dhoni to be sacked after the Australia tour, but Srinivasan overruled the decision." ...
  • Redemption Test for Dhoni as captain and player December 12, 2012

    However, Kris Srikkanth said that in his tenure as the chairman of selectors, he wanted to drop Dhoni from the Test team. ...
  • Some of Amarnath's selection decisions were debatable September 25, 2012

    More than 12 contenders have lined up to be part of the new selection panel to be picked up this weekend. ...
  • Meet the BCCI's selection panel contenders September 25, 2012

    More than a dozen contenders have lined up to be part of the new selection panel. Will Amarnath face the axe, and is Dalmiya facing a mutiny? ...
  • CJ: Citizen fights against corruption January 23, 2012

    Dr Amarnath Deo Pandey turns citizen journalist to expose the menace of corruption in his village. ...
  • Newsmaker of the day: Neeraj Grover's father July 1, 2011

    Rajdeep Sardesai talks to Neeraj Grover's father Amarnath Grover, who said they will appeal in higher court. ...
  • Holes in prosecution case: Jerome's lawyer July 1, 2011

    All the allegations put forward by the prosecution has been systematically punctured, said Wahab Khan. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai June 29, 2011

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India at 9. ...
  • Amarnath Yatra proceeds smoothly in J-K July 22, 2010

    Due to constant vigil by security forces and the locals, the pilgrims have had safe passage in the Valley so far. ...
  • No Kashmiri will harm yatris: Mohiuddin June 30, 2010

    Senior Congress leader Taj Mohiuddin from Srinagar gives a clean chit to the CRPF while assuring a safe Amarnath yatra in the Valley despite the unease calm. ...
  • Amarnath yatra begins amidst unrest in Valley June 30, 2010

    Srinagar: The Centre and the Jammu and Kashmir governments blamed the Lashkar elements for the violence in Sopore and other parts of the Valley. Despite the unrest, the Amarnath yatra was flagged off from the Jammu base camp Wednesday morning. ...
  • The annual Amarnath Yatra starts from Jammu June 30, 2010

    It is expected to go on till August 24. This year, over 4 lakh pilgrims are likely to visit the shrine. ...
  • Jammu vs Kashmir: A conflict resolved? September 2, 2008

    It's been a two-month-long agitation in both Jammu and Kashmir, over 50 people have died and Srinagar is still under curfew. After almost 40 days of consecutive shut down Jammu returned to normal on Monday. However, Srinagar is far from normal, as the peace formula has drawn diverse reactions from...
  • Jail bharo agitation continues its second day in J-K August 19, 2008

    Srinagar: Jammu is in its second day of jail bharo agitation. The main factors of this agitation has been the large scale participation of women. Thousands of women came out of their homes to protest in their own ways. Our correspondent Pawan Bali narrates more about the agitation. ...
  • Jammu and Kashmir: A state at war with itself August 19, 2008

    On May 26 J&K government transfered 100 acres to the Amarnath Shrine Board - a move due to which the Valley erupted in protests as the separatist leaders, political parties and civil societies questioned the motive. Days later the protests and violence continue as paradise burns. ...
  • CJ sends pics of unrest in Kishtwar, Jammu August 14, 2008

    As curfew continues in Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday, CJ Sulaksh Gupta sends pictures of Kishtwar ransacked in Jammu, where shops and cars were burnt by rioting mobs. ...
  • Watch: Aerial survey of J&K national highway August 13, 2008

    The partial economic blockade is still one of the big concerns for the Jammu and Kashmir administration. The Army is continuing its efforts to clear all pockets of resistance. CNN-IBN's Pawan Bali went with the Army on one of their aerial surveys. ...
  • Paradise burns: Watch J&K protest video August 13, 2008

    A CJ from Kashmir sends a video of the protests from Sopore district of Baramulla after the death of Hurriyat leader Sheikh Aziz. Be a Citizen Journalist, send us pictures and videos of the protests over the Amarnath land row. ...
  • Journalist dies in J&K violence August 12, 2008

    The media too has not been spared in the Jammu and Kashmir violence as a local journalist was killed in the violence on Tuesday and two others have been injured. A CNN-IBN vehicle was also targetted and damaged. ...
  • Unrest in Paradise: CJ sends Kashmir protest pics August 12, 2008

    IBNLive.com has been getting many Citizen Journalist pictures of the protests in Kashmir over the Amarnath land row. ...
  • J&K: Kids worst-affected as schools shut indefinitely August 7, 2008

    New Delhi: The violence has severely affected normal life in Jammu and Kashmir. Public transport is off the roads, shops are shut and wedding invitations are being cancelled, but perhaps the worst affected are school going children. Thousands of students have not been able to attend schools for the past...
  • Amarnath row: Tension grips Maisuma, protests intensify August 5, 2008

    The Amarnath land transfer controvesy is not showing any signs of letting up with protests intensifying again in Maisuma on Tuesday. A youth was killed in Maisuma on Monday, which led to the tension. The protestors pelted stones at the large contingent of police which was posted in the area,...
  • Violence escalates in the Valley over Amarnath land row August 5, 2008

    The division in the Valley seems to be deepening with each passing day with both the Army and the locals striking over the Amarnath land row. ...
  • National Wipes: Big news from across India August 1, 2008

    New Delhi: DGP of Himachal Pradesh Ashwini Kumar has taken over as the new chief of the CBI. Jammu remained shut for the eighth consecutive day on Thursday over demands that land be restored to the Amarnath Shrine Board. The Supreme Court has ordered the Department of Telecommunication to terminate...
  • Lookahead Wipes: What's making news in India July 24, 2008

    New Delhi: The Central Election Committee of the BJP is scheduled to meet on Wednesday. The Bombay High Court will continue hearing on a PIL filed against a new 70:30 formula introduced for admission into junior colleges in Maharashtra. The Amarnath Yatra Sangharsh Samiti has called for a bandh in...