Setting aside an order passed by the Special Railway Magistrate, Jammu, Justice Dhiraj Singh Thakur of High Court ordered the Cyber Cell in-charge to register an FIR, which should be investigated by the Branch concerned, “dealing with cyber offences’’.
The envoys from European, Latin American and African countries are on a two-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir to assess the ground situation in the Union Territory following the abrogation of Article 370 in August 2019.
The coalition of J&K’s mainstream parties that contested the elections together — the National Conference, PDP, JK People’s Movement and CPM (with the People's Conference having exited the group) — has not got a single council in Jammu so far, with polls to three DDCs put off Saturday due to lack of quorum.
Launched six months after the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir was split in August 2019, Apni Party contested the DDC elections against the People’s Alliance for Gupkar Declaration (PAGD) constituents.
The 12x8 foot flag at the “heritage” Octroi Border Outpost in Suchetgarh sector of R S Pura sub-division will be visible as far as Pakistan’s Sialkot town, nearly 11 km across the International Border.
Besides Malik, charges were framed against Ali Mohammad Mir, Mohammad Zaman Mir, Iqbal Ahmad Gandroo, Javed Ahmad Mir alias Nalka, Mohammad Rafiq Pahloo alias Nana Ji alias Saleem, Manzoor Ahmed Sofi, Wajahat Bashir, Mehraj-ud-Din Sheikh and Showkat Ahmad Bakshi.
Considered instrumental in revival of the PDP in South Kashmir, Para was arrested by the NIA on November 25, three days after he had filed nomination papers from Pulwama for the maiden District Development Council elections in J&K.
The L-G's comments come days after the families of the three youths killed in Lawaypora in the early hours of December 30 alleged that the incident was a “staged gunfight” and that their children were innocent.
Lt Governor Manoj Sinha said the scheme will remain in force from the date of its notification till 2037. The government, he said, aims to take industrial development in Jammu and Kashmir to the block level.
Speaking at a function at a convention centre in Jammu on Sunday, R K Singh said that after assuming charge of the Power Ministry, he decided to visit J&K, visit the then unified state in October 2017.
“Regarding #JammuAndKashmir SSB advertisement for Agriculture Department posts, I have taken cognizance of inputs from aspirant youth and discussed the issue with Principal Secretary Sh Naveen Choudhary,’’ tweeted Dr Jitendra Singh, Union Minister of State in the PMO.
The recent DDC polls has seen the redrawing of political lines and the emergence of a new leadership — from a law student in North Kashmir to a dentist in the South, a school teacher in Jammu to the wife of a seasoned politician in Kashmir. The Indian Express in Jammu tell some of their stories.
Hilal Rather was arrested by the Anti Corruption Bureau on charges of misappropriation of crores of rupees granted as loan by Jammu and Kashmir Bank for construction of his ambitious Paradise Avenue township project at Narwal Bala in Jammu in 2012.