July 23, 2020 9:17 am
Why did it take so long to cancel the Yatra in the interest of the health of the people of the Valley and those who facilitate the pilgrimage?
July 22, 2020 3:36 am
Given the coronavirus pandemic, the Yatra had already been shortened and was to start on July 21 and end August 3, instead of the usual 45-day duration.
July 21, 2020 8:11 pm
Citing a sharp spike in the coronavirus cases in July, the J&K administration said holding the Yatra this year will put immense strain on the health care system.
July 14, 2020 2:35 am
A bench of Justices D Y Chandrachud, Indu Malhotra and K M Joseph said in the present case, “the recourse which has been taken to the jurisdiction under Article 32 of the Constitution is inappropriate”.
July 05, 2020 1:31 am
Reviewing arrangements for the pilgrimage, Chief Secretary BVR Subrahmanyam said that the “yatra this year would have to be undertaken in a restricted manner so that the SoPs for COVID-19 are strictly adhered to” during the period.
June 07, 2020 8:38 am
The 41-day Amarnath yatra was to begin on June 23, but owing to Covid-19, authorities are yet to make an announcement.
April 25, 2020 10:09 pm
On April 22, Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board led by Lt Governor G C Murmu here on Wednesday held that "as on date, it may not be possible to organise the yatra 2020".
February 15, 2020 3:49 am
The registration of pilgrims will be handled at 442 designated branches of the Punjab National Bank, the Jammu and Kashmir Bank and YES Bank, across the country.
August 05, 2019 6:46 am
The advisory by Jammu and Kashmir government asking tourists to leave the valley area has created a sudden spurt in sale of flight tickets out of Srinagar.
August 04, 2019 1:51 pm
While the Amarnath Yatra is perhaps more widely known, the Machail Yatra too is an important event that draws tens of thousands of pilgrims from all over the country every year.
August 04, 2019 7:17 am
Following the cancellation of the Amarnath Yatra, the J&K administration Saturday also suspended the annual Machail Mata pilgrimage in hilly the Kishtwar’s Paddar area adjoining Kashmir Valley.
July 20, 2017 9:04 am
Tourists enjoy a Shikara ride in the waters of Dal Lake in Srinagar. The footfall of tourists visiting Kashmir has decreased due to a spate of militant attacks including a recent attack on Amarnath yatris in which seven yatris were killed and around 20 injured.
July 01, 2015 11:36 am
A total of 2,04,508 pilgrims had secured advance registration and 22,104 had purchased helicopter tickets from Baltal and Pahalgam to Panjtarni.
July 01, 2014 1:32 pm
The annual pilgrimage to the 3,880 metre high holy cave shrine of Amarnath in south Kashmir Himalayas, commenced on Saturday from Baltal route.
June 22, 2020 6:22 pm
What it takes to complete the 6-day-long Amarnath Yatra to the cave shrine in the Himalayas. See more: https://bit.ly/2HKLmGN