When the BJP was in the Opposition in Jammu and Kashmir, it had objected to the then state government’s move to set up a toll plaza at Lakhanpur and compared it to the collection of “jazia’’ from Vaishno Devi pilgrims on the way to Katra.
Survived by his wife Kamlesh, 50, and son Sahil Kumar, 25, Lal built the single-storey, three-room house on about 10 marla land — about 2,722 sq feet — bought from a relative for Rs 80,000 nearly two decades ago. The family belongs to the SC community.
Second Additional Munsiff, Jammu, Jeewan Kumar Sharma's order came on a suit seeking court’s directions to restrain Rath from making any defamatory, derogatory, libelous or slanderous posts/material on social media.
While the extent of the insurance cover is yet to be finalised, official sources said that the Rural Development Department has started collecting Aadhaar and other details of all the rural local body members.
Reviewing arrangements for the pilgrimage, Chief Secretary BVR Subrahmanyam said that the “yatra this year would have to be undertaken in a restricted manner so that the SoPs for COVID-19 are strictly adhered to” during the period.
In a written complaint addressed to the SHO of Gandhi Nagar Police Station in Jammu district, Inspector General-rank IPS officer Basant Rath on Wednesday urged the officer to “take note of my apprehensions about my life, liberty and bald head”.
Sources confirmed the withdrawal of SRO 202, saying the job policy will not be applicable in new recruitments by the UT government that has set the process of filling up nearly 10,000 posts during the next few months.
"We will not keep anybody in the dark. We will tell everything at an appropriate time to Parliament and to everybody," Rajnath Singh said while referring to the situation along the Line of Actual Control.
All the districts in Kashmir, except Ganderbal and Bandipora, have been categorized as red zones. In Jammu, all the districts have been marked as orange zones, barring Ramban, which is in the red category.
Sources referred to a letter issued by General Administration Department’s Deputy Secretary Dr Mohammad Usman Khan to over a dozen senior officers, including Financial Commissioner, Principal Secretaries and Commissioner-Secretaries.
A statement issued by the Department of Information and Public Relations (DIPR) said the policy will help create a sustained narrative on the functioning of the government in the media and promote the highest standard of journalism in the Union Territory.
Satish Mahaldar, Chairman of the Reconciliation, Return and Rehabilitation of Migrants, demanded that the process be stopped as the 2011 census, which is being taken as the basis for conducting the exercise in J&K, does not take into account a large number of Kashmiri Pandits
India-China border: Highly placed sources said a detailed analysis of satellite images has shown extensive deployment of towed artillery and mechanised elements on the Chinese side, bringing Indian deployments within striking distance.