J&K govt asks its officials, employees to attend Republic Day functions

J&K govt asks its officials, employees to attend Republic Day functions

The PDP-BJP coalition government in Jammu and Kashmir has directed its officials and employees to ensure their attendance in the Republic Day functions in the State. An official order directed all officers of the State Government and Public Sector Undertakings...
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National Conference raises Article 370 to corner PDP in Assembly

National Conference raises Article 370 to corner PDP in Assembly

The National Conference today raked up Articles 370 and 35A of the Indian Constitution in the Legislative Assembly to corner the ruling PDP for entering into an alliance with the BJP. Veteran NC leader Mohammad Shafi Uri, who is a...
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Bipin Rawat suggests major revamp of education system for J&K

Bipin Rawat suggests major revamp of education system for J&K

Gen Rawat seeks ‘some’ control over madrasas to check disinformation Social media and government schools in Jammu and Kashmir are spreading “disinformation” resulting in radicalisation of youth, Army Chief Gen Bipin Rawat claimed today while calling fo...
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Article 370 in J&K is temporary: RSS leader Indresh Kumar

Article 370 in J&K is temporary: RSS leader Indresh Kumar

Terrorist activities have reduced in Jammu and Kashmir due to the government’s policies and efforts to bring youths to the mainstream are yielding positive results, said RSS leader Indresh Kumar. The status of article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir is...
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Govt re-examining demand for a milder AFSPA in J&K and Northeast

Govt re-examining demand for a milder AFSPA in J&K and Northeast

The government is now re-examining the long-pending demand to make the iron-fisted Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA), which gives military personnel special rights and immunity in “disturbed areas” like Jammu and Kashmir and the northeast, &#...
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428000 kanal land under illegal possession of forces in J&K: Mehbooba Mufti

428000 kanal land under illegal possession of forces in J&K: Mehbooba Mufti

More than 21,400 hectare (428000 kanals) of land are under unauthorised occupation of army and other government forces in Jammu and Kashmir, the state legislative assembly was informed on Wednesday. In a written reply, chief minister Mehbooba Mufti informed th...
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Only India will help develop Kashmir: Mehbooba Mufti

Only India will help develop Kashmir: Mehbooba Mufti

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Wednesday urged the people of the state to respect India as a nation and not to distance itself from the rest of the nation. While addressing the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly, Mehbooba...
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J&K govt has initiated power sector reforms worth Rs 4000 cr: Deputy CM

J&K govt has initiated power sector reforms worth Rs 4000 cr: Deputy CM

Jammu and Kashmir Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh on Wednesday said the central government has launched various schemes to strengthen the power infrastructure in the state worth over Rs 4,000 crore. Replying to a question raised by legislator Surinder Kumar...
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J&K among most corrupt states: Survey

J&K among most corrupt states: Survey

People in Jammu and Kashmir are among the worst sufferers of corruption in accessing public services, a think-tank has revealed in its survey. The Centre for Media Studies (CMS) in its annual corruption study – CMS India Corruption Study 2017-...
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Dineshwar Sharma acting as ‘Super Chief Minister’: Omar Abdullah

Dineshwar Sharma acting as ‘Super Chief Minister’: Omar Abdullah

Questioning the actions of the Centre’s special representative on Kashmir, Dineshwar Sharma, former chief minister Omar Abdullah today claimed he was acting as a “super chief minister”. Speaking in the Assembly, the opposition National Confer...
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