UPDATE

Day 17 : Curfew, restrictions continue

Curfew and other restrictions continued in Kashmir as authorities on July 25 stepped up security in view of a march called by separatists to Anantnag district, which has seen the highest number of deaths during the unrest in the Valley.

Rajnath

Rajnath winds up Kashmir tour, says talks after peace returns

To a question on whether there will be any talks with separatists, Singh said, 'Let normalcy be restored first. We will talk to the chief minister and we will work only after taking her into confidence. Let us first ensure that normalcy returns.

HM

Traders' Bodies in Valley Refuse to Meet Visiting Home Minister

In a setback to the government's efforts to reach out to the people of Kashmir, prominent trade and commerce bodies here today refused to meet Home Minister Rajnath Singh,who is on a two-day visit to review the situation in the violence-hit Valley.

Govt Flies In Jammu Chamber Leader For The Meet

After almost all the trade bodies invited to have meetings with the visiting Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh politely refused the idea, the state government flew President of Jammu Chamber of Commerce and Industry to Srinagar for the meeting.