The state government’s request follows the Army’s “conditional consent” to opening of these areas for foreign tourists.
The Opposition as well as separatist leaders want the Pandits to return to their homes.
Says govt committed to dignified return of the migrants.
2 members of the erstwhile royal family are among 8 people nominated as members of the State Legislative Council by J&K Governor.
Even the Kashmiri Pandits already staying in the Valley do not want to live separately, Mufti said.
The body of a policeman killed in the Shopian terrorist attack has been lying at the airport waiting to be sent home.
One of the agitating members even carried a placard saying 'Big No - AFSPA’.
Similarly, as per he survey of the Srinagar Municipal Corporation there were one stray dog for every 13 people.
Three policemen had been killed in a terrorist attack in Shopian on Monday.
A massive landslide had created a 15-km-long artificial lake on Phuktal.
In protest against the marshaling out of the opposition legislators, other NC and Congress MLAs stood on their seats.
When the Speaker did not respond, they joined the Opposition in walking out of the House.
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The National Conference said the contradictory reports reflected on the credibility of the Commission.
During Eid on August 9, 2013, a large number of houses and commercial establishments were reduced to ashes; three people were killed
Shameful that schoolchildren had to see this, says Nayeem Akhtar.
Omar Abdullah accused that the PDP-BJP coalition government has lied that the hydel power project was transferred to the state.
He was disrupting House proceedings during the question hour.
The revelation has come at a time when Mufti govt is talking of denotifying certain areas of the state for phased withdrawal of AFSPA.
He described the fractured mandate thrown by 2014 assembly elections as a chance to change the state’s destiny.
With the state economy in shambles post floods, FM Haseeb Drabu said the stance of his Budget was expansionary.
"We will deal with them," said Mufti, adding that peace will prevail in the state.
Believed to be part of same group that hit police station in Jammu and killed 5 Friday.
Sources identied them as Gulab Hussain, a religious preacher in a mosque and Ayub.
Local people said the two women could have been saved if proper medical care were available.
"How is it possible when situation has worsened even in the otherwise peaceful districts of Kathua and Samba," he said.
They appear to be part of the same group who had sneaked into Kathua from across the international border on Thursday night.
The terror attack, which is the third in Kathua district in the last one-and-a-half years, came around 6.20 am.
Mufti said that he did not join hands with BJP for power, but he wanted to change the destiny of Jammu and Kashmir.
The Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said he tried his best but could not achieve his goal.
Omar asked the BJP to explain as to how it formed government with the BJP in J&K.
The highway was reopened after many days of closure due to landslides.
He also spoke of the Centre’s recent initiatives for improving relations with neighbouring countries.
Speech on first day of Assembly session stresses on 'Vajpayee line' in J&K; BJP's Kavinder Gupta is elected Speaker.
Gupta is an MLA from Gandhi Nagar constituency of Jammu district.
Raina tried to convince member that he being worshipper of Ma Vaishnodevi consider her as his Ishwar.