A ban has been declared on all sorts of “private airborne activity” within a radius of one km from any defence/security forces installation in Jammu for a period of 60 days.
“We want to return to Kashmir but when there is a mutual agreement. When we can mutually decide what is in our best interests, then comes the government’s involvement,” said Kashmiri Pandit Sanjay Reshi.
State Education Minister and the PDP-BJP government’s spokesperson Nayeem Akthar said the government has not received any formal request from the organisers.
19 special newborn care units in district hospitals are functioning and more will be sanctioned under the National Health Mission, said the Health and Education minister.
The seriously injured Ram Pal of Dhiansar (Bari Brahmana) was rushed to the Government Medical College Hospital at Jammu.
Accusing the BJP ministers of leaving the people of Jammu in the scorching heat without electricity, Mahila congress activist said that BJP leaders were enjoying the pleasant weather of Kashmir.
Preliminary investigations suggest a tear gas explosion inside the CRPF vehicle
The explosion, near Sonamarg area of central Kashmir, occurred near an under construction bridge.
Where is the heaven our poets and politicians often speak about? It’s absolute hell and there is little hope.
The attack comes ahead of the June 22 polling for by-election to Anantnag Assembly seat where Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti is one of the nine candidates in the fray.
Though officially thrown open by Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti last Sunday, the fear of unexploded mortar shells continued to haunt people with Mufti herself raising questions over the clearance operations
“Given the demands of the House, the VAT on ready-made garments, hosiery and cell phones, which was increased from 5 percent to 14.5 percent, will be rolled back,” said Finance Minister Haseeb Drabu.
BJP leader Satpal Sharma said he agreed with the opposition parties that the implementation of the proposals should not take place while the House was still in discussions about the budget.
The issue was raised by National Congress MLA Devender Rana soon after the Question Hour ended.
Mehbooba has been elected to the state assembly three times in the past 20 years with her first victory coming in 1996 elections from Bijbehara segment as a Congress candidate.