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ARUN SHARMA

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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.

Two suspects held in twin terror attacks in J&K
Sat, Mar 21, 2015

Sources identied them as Gulab Hussain, a religious preacher in a mosque and Ayub.

Three, including minor boy, killed in J&K avalanche
Sat, Mar 21, 2015

Local people said the two women could have been saved if proper medical care were available.

Not proper to lift AFSPA in times of rising militant attacks: J&K minister
Sat, Mar 21, 2015

"How is it possible when situation has worsened even in the otherwise peaceful districts of Kathua and Samba," he said.

Two terrorists killed as Army fight off attack on camp in Samba
Sat, Mar 21, 2015

They appear to be part of the same group who had sneaked into Kathua from across the international border on Thursday night.

First attack in new J&K govt: 2 militants among 7 killed
Sat, Mar 21, 2015

The terror attack, which is the third in Kathua district in the last one-and-a-half years, came around 6.20 am.

J&K CM Mufti Sayeed blames ‘non state actors’ for Kathua terror attack
Fri, Mar 20, 2015

Mufti said that he did not join hands with BJP for power, but he wanted to change the destiny of Jammu and Kashmir.

Tried for AFSPA withdrawal, regret I couldn’t do it, says Omar
Fri, Mar 20, 2015

The Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said he tried his best but could not achieve his goal.

Omar Abdullah accuses PDP of using BJP’s name to polarise voters in Valley
Thu, Mar 19, 2015

Omar asked the BJP to explain as to how it formed government with the BJP in J&K.

Seven killed in J&K highway accident
Thu, Mar 19, 2015

The highway was reopened after many days of closure due to landslides.

Mere economic development will not bring in peace, prosperity: J&K Governor Vohra
Thu, Mar 19, 2015

He also spoke of the Centre’s recent initiatives for improving relations with neighbouring countries.

J&K Governor promises dialogue with all groups, says will examine need to denotify disturbed areas
Wed, Mar 18, 2015

Speech on first day of Assembly session stresses on 'Vajpayee line' in J&K; BJP's Kavinder Gupta is elected Speaker.

BJP MLA elected as speaker of JK Assembly
Wed, Mar 18, 2015

Gupta is an MLA from Gandhi Nagar constituency of Jammu district.

BJP MLA takes oath in the name of Vaishnodevi, creates controversy
Tue, Mar 17, 2015

Raina tried to convince member that he being worshipper of Ma Vaishnodevi consider her as his Ishwar.

Landslide triggered by snowfall affects rail and air routes in J&K
Mon, Mar 16, 2015

The air traffic between Jammu and the Valley too was suspended in the morning due to poor visibility and bad weather conditions.

J&K Home Dept official shunted in mass transfers
Mon, Mar 16, 2015

Mufti govt sacks principal secretary days after Alam’s release.

Masarat Alam’s release: J&K govt transfers Principal Secretary Suresh Kumar
Sun, Mar 15, 2015

It was during Suresh Kumar' tenure as Principal Secretary Home that Masarat got released from jail.

Conspiracies being hatched to destabilise J&K govt: Dy CM
Sun, Mar 15, 2015

Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh said conspiracies are being hatched by some elements in the administration.

Takes back order on J&K flag display
Sat, Mar 14, 2015

According to Delhi agreement of 1952, J&K flag had the same sanctity and position as the Union flag.

Woman doc alleges public misconduct by J&K BJP minister
Thu, Mar 12, 2015

The police are yet to register a case in the matter.

J&K: Panel to review contentious issues soon
Wed, Mar 11, 2015

Senior BJP leader and Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh was summoned by the party high command in Delhi to discuss the matter.

BJP for Masarat Alam’s re-arrest, Amit Shah conveys displeasure to CM Mufti
Tue, Mar 10, 2015

Shah have spoken to Mufti and conveyed his party’s displeasure over his “repeated controversial statements that have gone against the spirit of the coalition”

BJP lodges formal protest with CM Mufti over Masarat’s release
Mon, Mar 09, 2015

BJP asks Mufti to run the J&K government in accordance with the common minimum programme.

Togadia slams Mufti: ‘Will you contest next polls in Pakistan?’
Mon, Mar 09, 2015

Togadia said Article 370 ‘will have to go’, demanded that Alam must be re-arrested.

Masarat Alam’s release not our decision, hadn’t given consent to this: BJP
Mon, Mar 09, 2015

The BJP despite being a major partner in the coalition govt was not taken into confidence by the PDP in the matter.

After Mufti Sayeed nudge, Hurriyat hardliner Masarat Alam, who organised 2010 unrest freed from jail
Sun, Mar 08, 2015

Masarat had become a cult figure in the Valley for issuing protest calendars in 2010.

Mufti orders release of political prisoners with no criminal charges
Sat, Mar 07, 2015

The directions came at a detailed review meeting held by Mufti Sayeed with the DGP.

Upset over portfolio, Lone skips office, drops security
Thu, Mar 05, 2015

Though Lone has not formally resigned, sources said he surrendered all facilities available to a cabinet minister, including vehicle and security.