In the immediate aftermath of the attack, people carried ration on foot to the upper reaches, hiking several kilometres, and children trekked to schools as the road outside the attack site, passing through the Brigade headquarters, remained shut for months.
Slamming the LBA’s role in the controversy, Chairman of the Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council (Kargil) Kacho Ahmed Ali Khan says a community should not be punished for individual choices.
The undercurrents of communal discord rose to the surface here over the last week as news spread of the marriage of a Buddhist woman, who had converted to Islam in 2015, to a Muslim man from Kargil. The two were married on July 31, and the LBA suspects that the conversion and the marriage may have been conducted under duress.
Amid delays caused by floods and unrest, flyover project drags for 4 years, maternity hospital for six years.
In Sopore, archaeologists find first intact piece of pottery from a time about which very little is known.
PDP general secretary Nizamuddin Bhat said that his party emphasised that Kashmir’s is a “political problem and not a development issue”.
Singh began his visit with a one-on-one meeting with Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti. The two are learnt to have discussed the overall situation, implementation of the Agenda of Alliance (AoA) and execution of the PM’s development package in the state.
Triple talaq is a rare phenomenon in Muslim dominated J&K.
On Monday, ASI Abdul Rashid was shot by unidentified gunmen in the Mehandi Kadal area of Anantnag as he was returning to the local police station for lunch.
In the South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) House meeting held on Wednesday, two AAP MLAs — Jarnail Singh and Amanatullah Khan — raised the issue of overflowing drains in the capital.
As with the South and East, this decision has been taken to provide clean toilet facilities to women and children — especially in areas where such public conveniences are not available.
Anti-flood, anti-malaria and women’s welfare are ad hoc committees while works, appointments, medical relief and public health come under special committees.
The civic body has, so far, been sharing space at the Civic Centre with the North Delhi Municipal Corporation. The MoU will be signed Friday in the presence of Union Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu.
Although the salaries of EDMC’s safai karamcharis has been delayed only by a month, the corporation’s supervisory staff has not received salaries for the last two months.
On the state of the party’s leadership, Fairoz said that there is “no option” but to elevate Gandhi to the position of party president this year. He said Gandhi is a leader way ahead of his time. “The issue with him is that he tells the truth,” he claimed.
Apart from government shelters, even private gaushalas have complained of overcrowding in recent months.
In the city to play an “exhibition match” against a team from the Jesus and Mary Convent at the Australian High Commission, the women from the Valley also talk of the added pressure of the sport being “extremely gendered”.
In the North, about 30,000 employees under the three categories are yet to receive last month’s salary. However, the corporations have disbursed salaries of D category workers — safai karamcharis.
The corporation has a salary bill of Rs 3,000 crore and total expenses to the tune of Rs 4,000 crore.
The rules also state that waste generators shall pay a user fee for solid waste management as specified in the by-laws of the local bodies
This year, there’s an air of urgency as families, witness to the turmoil on the streets and anxious about what may happen in the days surrounding July 8 that will mark one year of the killing of militant commander Burhan Wani, are rushing to wrap up weddings, family functions.
July 8 will mark one year of the killing of militant commander Burhan Wani.
Earlier this month, Goel had invited BJP leaders from Delhi, including MPs and MLAs, to an event meant to welcome the newly elected councillors into the political system.
Over 1,100 challans have been issued for solid waste and garbage burning, of which 573 were in the corporation’s central zone, fetching over Rs 63 lakh as fines.
IEC expenditure is part of the corporation’s sanitation efforts.
The registration fee for LIG category would be Rs 1 lakh, while for MIG and HIG it would be Rs 2 lakh.
A party spokesperson said there was never any doubt on removing these members, some of whom are former councillors and office bearers of the party, and claimed that the timing of the decision is inconsequential.
The party’s vote share in the capital increased from 9 per cent in the last assembly elections to approximately 22 per cent in the civic polls.
The family of the girl had filed a police complaint alleging that she had been kidnapped by Yusuf.
A Muslim man in a Bulandshahr village was beaten to death over ties to an incident in the village over a week ago when a neighbour went missing, reportedly eloping with a girl
The party chief attributed the Delhi victory to party workers and thanked the people of Delhi for the verdict.
On Wednesday, while the party managed to increase its vote share to 21 per cent, it plunged from its existing position in the corporation — coming in third after the BJP and AAP.
A day ahead of counting of votes in the capital, the Congress privately said it would “at least retain” the seats it previously held.
In other wards of the Deoli assembly constituency, like Sangam Vihar and Tigri, there was only muted support for AAP
Another first-time candidate, Yasmin Kidwai, enters an air-conditioned drawing room in Sunder Nagar where six women and two men, including the RWA president, await her.
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