Wednesday, May 27, 2015



Govt will not tolerate anti-national activity: Rajnath Singh in Kashmir
Wed, May 27, 2015

Rajnath Singh said that "anybody trying to harm nation's pride and reputation will be given a befitting reply".

Bandh against alleged shifting of AIIMS to Kashmir Valley in Jammu
Wed, May 27, 2015

President of Jammu Bar Association Abhinav Sharma said that they have no objection to Kashmir getting an AIIMS, but Jammu shall get the one announced for it by the Centre during its union budget in Parliament.

Geelani’s request for passport: Unnecessary politics over humanitarian issue, says son
Sat, May 23, 2015

Geelani, his wife and his son, Dr Naseem, had applied for passports online.

Hurriyat hardliner Syed Ali Shah Geelani must apologize for ‘anti-India’ activities: Jitendra Singh
Wed, May 20, 2015

Jitendra Singh also said that MEA is yet to take a final call over Geelani’s request for an Indian passport.

J&K: Mahila Congress workers gherao Dy CM’s residence over AIIMS issue
Mon, May 18, 2015

The demonstration continued for nearly an hour and later, the protesters dispersed. Singh, who happens to be BJP legislator from Billawar, was not present there at that time.

J&K shelves project for artificial lake in Jammu
Sun, May 17, 2015

A project for the construction of an artificial lake over Tawi was first conceived during Ghulam Nabi Azad’s rule between 2006-08.

BJP set to hold ‘orientation camps’ for J&K legislators
Wed, May 06, 2015

Senior party leaders, including Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, may interact with participants at the workshop.

In Jammu, parents wait for news of sons
Tue, Apr 28, 2015

Pandit Rikhi Ram has not been able to contact his two sons since Saturday, with phone links down.

Two brothers from Jammu missing in Nepal
Mon, Apr 27, 2015

Rikhi Ram had talked to Parkash on Saturday morning when he called the later on phone from Jammu.

Nepal earthquake: Father, son die as iconic tower collapses
Mon, Apr 27, 2015

With their death, the family has lost their source of livelihood as both were the only breadwinners.

Jammu observes bandh in protest over ‘arbitrary shifting’ of AIIMS to valley
Sat, Apr 25, 2015

Significantly, all these places had during the 2014 assembly polls voted for BJP.

Explained: Veteran Congressman wants Raj Bhawan back
Fri, Apr 24, 2015

According to Dr Karan Singh, the Hari-Tara Trust, of which he is trustee, had leased the premises in pursuit of a ‘charitable’ objective, which the Governor’s residence has failed to serve.

Bandh in Jammu tomorrow against plan to set AIIMS in Valley
Thu, Apr 23, 2015

The traders group said Jammu shall not be deprived of the one AIIMS that was announced by Central govt in Union budget.

J&K seeks Centre’s nod to open more Ladakh areas to foreign tourists
Wed, Apr 15, 2015

The state government’s request follows the Army’s “conditional consent” to opening of these areas for foreign tourists.

‘Separate colonies problematic, would create divisions in society’
Fri, Apr 10, 2015

The Opposition as well as separatist leaders want the Pandits to return to their homes.

No separate townships for Pandits: CM
Fri, Apr 10, 2015

Says govt committed to dignified return of the migrants.

Royal family members nominated for J&K Legislative Council
Thu, Apr 09, 2015

2 members of the erstwhile royal family are among 8 people nominated as members of the State Legislative Council by J&K Governor.

CM Mufti Sayeed rules out separate townships for Kashmiri Pandits
Thu, Apr 09, 2015

Even the Kashmiri Pandits already staying in the Valley do not want to live separately, Mufti said.

Uproar in J&K Assembly over delay in airlifting martyr’s body
Wed, Apr 08, 2015

The body of a policeman killed in the Shopian terrorist attack has been lying at the airport waiting to be sent home.

In Assembly, BJP, PDP on a collision course over AFSPA
Wed, Apr 08, 2015

One of the agitating members even carried a placard saying 'Big No - AFSPA’.

Get rid of stray dogs, if not AFSPA: J&K MLA to govt
Tue, Apr 07, 2015

Similarly, as per he survey of the Srinagar Municipal Corporation there were one stray dog for every 13 people.

Uproar in J&K Assembly over terrorist attack in Shopian
Tue, Apr 07, 2015

Three policemen had been killed in a terrorist attack in Shopian on Monday.

Tragedy averted as breach created to drain water from artificial lake in Ladakh
Fri, Apr 03, 2015

A massive landslide had created a 15-km-long artificial lake on Phuktal.

MLAs marshaled out of J&K Assembly over funds distribution issue
Wed, Apr 01, 2015

In protest against the marshaling out of the opposition legislators, other NC and Congress MLAs stood on their seats.

Uproar in House, 2 PDP MLAs join walk out
Wed, Apr 01, 2015

When the Speaker did not respond, they joined the Opposition in walking out of the House.

The officer who made a difference in Kathua
Mon, Mar 30, 2015

Deputy Commissioner Choudhary brought simple solutions using digital tech, picked for PM’s award.

Kishtwar riots: Final inquiry report changes line, indicts ex-minister Sajjad Kitchloo
Mon, Mar 30, 2015

The National Conference said the contradictory reports reflected on the credibility of the Commission.

2013 Kishtwar Eid riots: Former J-K MoS, others indicted by probe panel
Sun, Mar 29, 2015

During Eid on August 9, 2013, a large number of houses and commercial establishments were reduced to ashes; three people were killed

Jammu and Kashmir : House chaos has minister in tears
Sat, Mar 28, 2015

Shameful that schoolchildren had to see this, says Nayeem Akhtar.

Mayhem in J&K Assembly over transfer of hydel power projects
Fri, Mar 27, 2015

Omar Abdullah accused that the PDP-BJP coalition government has lied that the hydel power project was transferred to the state.

Independent MLA Abdul Rashid marshaled out of J&K Assembly
Wed, Mar 25, 2015

He was disrupting House proceedings during the question hour.

Disturbed Areas Act not in force, says Mufti govt
Wed, Mar 25, 2015

The revelation has come at a time when Mufti govt is talking of denotifying certain areas of the state for phased withdrawal of AFSPA.

Mufti says will take Army into confidence on AFSPA
Tue, Mar 24, 2015

He described the fractured mandate thrown by 2014 assembly elections as a chance to change the state’s destiny.

Message in Mufti govt’s budget: Don’t look at Centre for aid
Mon, Mar 23, 2015

With the state economy in shambles post floods, FM Haseeb Drabu said the stance of his Budget was expansionary.

J&K won’t tolerate attacks like Samba any more, Mufti warns Pak
Mon, Mar 23, 2015

"We will deal with them," said Mufti, adding that peace will prevail in the state.

Back-to-back attacks: Militants try to enter Samba camp, killed
Sun, Mar 22, 2015

Believed to be part of same group that hit police station in Jammu and killed 5 Friday.