The situation hasn’t changed from 2013, when a division bench of the high court had directed the state government to shift the IAS officer from the post of Srinagar Deputy Commissioner in view of corruption charges against him, argued applicant’s counsel, advocate Sheikh Shakeel Ahmed.
On Thursday, The Indian Express had reported that the government had extended the tenure of Kashmir Divisional Commissioner Baseer Khan, who is among 19 revenue officials and hoteliers facing trial in the 2009 Gulmarg land scam before a special judge in Baramulla, was to retire on June 30.
In a massive outreach programme ‘Back to the Village’, bureaucrats across the hierarchy will visit every panchayat of the state, stay overnight and spend two days listening to peoples’ grievances and their needs.
With this, Kishtwar becomes the first district in Jammu and Kashmir where a government servant will have to obtain an attendance certificate from general public of the concerned area for release of their salary.
The party’s working committee also sought political reservation for Scheduled Tribes in the state, and abolition of the practice of Kashmiri Pandit migrants having to fill up ‘M Form’ for voting in the Valley.
Naresh Kumar, Rekha Kumari, Ajay Kumar, and Renu Bala joined the saffron party in presence of state BJP president Ravinder Raina. Naresh Kumar was even elected president of the Kathua Municipal Council.
Since the police personnel at Hiranagar police station were allegedly bribed by the accused to hush up the case, the investigators worked against heavy odds. To destroy evidence, the convicts had even washed off the deceased’s clothes, sources said.
Jitendra Singh's comments came in response to recent tweets by former Chief Minister and National Conference (NC) leader Omar Abdullah accusing the BJP of treating J&K differently from other states in the country over the issue of delimitation.
Nadim and Mushtaq were apprehended by Army personnel when they were moving outside Ratnuchak military station in Samba district and taking photographs of army installations under suspicious circumstances.
To check absenteeism in government offices, Singh’s office ordered video recording at market places with high footfall to identify employees “wandering during duty hours”. The move comes a month after a govt school teacher and forest department employee were identified among a mob that ransacked Singh’s office.
To achieve this, the party plans to launch a campaign to seek elections in at least eight of the 24 seats kept reserved for areas of Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) when the Election Commission decides to hold the Assembly elections.