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Arun Sharma


Court directs Kishtwar CJM to probe undertrial’s custodial death
Fri, Apr 08, 2022

The judge also made it clear that the inquiry held by CJM shall not be a bar to the police to investigate simultaneously.

PIL on Myanmar, Bangladesh settlers: Identify, list all illegal immigrants in six months, HC tells J&K admn
Thu, Apr 07, 2022

The court observed that the PIL seeks some inquiry to be conducted to identify all illegal immigrants from Myanmar and Bangladesh who have settled in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir.

First line of defence at border, Jats seek to be heard as J&K boundaries redrawn
Tue, Apr 05, 2022

From Kathua to Nowshera in the Jammu division, nearly five lakh Jats reside along the International Border and the Line of Control with Pakistan.

Delimitation draft proposals: Panel meets stakeholders for feedback in Jammu
Tue, Apr 05, 2022

During the interaction, BJP leaders commended the Commission’s proposals, while the Congress delegation boycotted the meeting, while others suggested changes.

Time to return home, but avoid haste: Mohan Bhagwat to displaced Kashmiri Pandits
Mon, Apr 04, 2022

Addressing the migrants at a virtual conference, the RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat said: “Jahan par humara ghar baar tha, wahan par humara ghar baar phir se hoga. Yeh jo apna sankalp hai us ki purti ke liye ab bahut din baki nahi hain (It will not take long in fulfillment of our pledge to have our houses again in our native land).”

AAP marks Jammu presence with Doda rally; rivals take note, watch ranks
Thu, Mar 31, 2022

Led by an Independent Doda District Development Council (DDC) member, Mehraj Malik, the rally started with about 500-600 AAP workers packed in buses, cars and two-wheelers from Kahara to Doda town.

In J&K L-G conference, boycotts, walk-outs by some elected officials
Wed, Mar 30, 2022

A number of local elected officials in Jammu and Kashmir Tuesday stayed away from a virtual conference organised by Lieutenant-Governor Manoj Sinha, while some others walked out of meeting rooms as they were not given a chance to speak, it is learnt.

National Conference was ready to form govt with BJP after 2014 J&K polls: Devender Singh Rana
Sun, Mar 27, 2022

Reacting to the statement, NC president Dr Farooq Abdullah said that Rana was cooking up stories.

CBI to probe former J&K governor Satya Pal Malik’s bribery charges
Fri, Mar 25, 2022

Malik alleged that when he was Jammu and Kashmir governor, he had been offered Rs 300-crore bribes to clear files related to ‘Ambani’ and an ‘RSS functionary’.

Karan Singh’s son Vikramaditya quits Congress, cites its ‘disconnect’ with J&K
Wed, Mar 23, 2022

Vikramaditya refrained from spelling out his future plans, but sources said he may join the BJP as his younger brother Yuvraj Ajatshatru is already with the saffron party.

Newsmaker: Face of J&K’s anti-terror ops set to take up BJP role amid poll buzz
Mon, Mar 21, 2022

Farooq Khan's resignation as Advisor to J&K’s Lt Governor Manoj Sinha is being seen as a prelude to him taking up an important political role in the party in Jammu and Kashmir.

Ghulam Nabi Azad hints at ‘retirement’ from politics, says civil society has large role to play
Mon, Mar 21, 2022

Azad also said, “Politics in India has become so ugly that sometimes one has to doubt whether we are human."

Forces’ ‘decisive control’ over terror in J&K biggest achievement: Amit Shah
Sun, Mar 20, 2022

Among other things, the Union home minister orders further strengthening of the Narcotics Control Bureau in the Union Territory to check “narco-terrorism”.

J&K: In a first, BJP leader elected new chairperson of Waqf Board
Fri, Mar 18, 2022

BJP’s rivals have alleged the move is the saffron party’s “next step” to implement “RSS ideology in religious institutions” in the country’s only Muslim-majority UT.

J&K: Security situation volatile, forces in ‘high state of readiness’, says Northern Army Commander
Wed, Mar 16, 2022

Lt Gen Upendra Dwivedi was speaking at a ceremony where he presented 92 gallantry awards and 25 distinguished service awards to junior commissioned officers and officers of other ranks.

Protests prod changes in J&K delimitation plans, lead to more issues
Sun, Mar 06, 2022

Non-BJP parties have denounced the changes as favouring the BJP. PDP spokesperson Firdous Tak said the changes “give credence to our apprehensions that the Commission is working at the behest of BJP”

New contours as J&K map redrawn: Paharis press for ST status, NC loses key leader
Wed, Feb 23, 2022

Paharis have been seeking ST status now for 30 years, since the grant of the same to Gujjars and Bakarwals in J&K in 1991, leading to reservation in jobs and seats in educational institutions for them.

BJP corporator arrested for travelling in SUV with fake registration number
Tue, Feb 22, 2022

Nasir Ahmed Gilkar was travelling from Jammu to Srinagar in a Scorpio bearing a Haryana number plate, which allegedly did not match with its chassis number.

J&K Delimitation: As seen from the side of Gujjars, Bakarwals
Fri, Feb 18, 2022

The commission has proposed 15 new constituencies from the 43 across Jammu division, and deleted nine. The BJP had won 25 seats in the last Assembly polls in 2014 compared to only 11 in the 2008 elections.

In J&K, why plan to merge Poonch, Rajouri with Anantnag for LS seat has triggered row
Tue, Feb 08, 2022

Poonch and Rajouri districts are to the south of Pir Panjal, form part of the Jammu division, and have a large Gujjar and Bakerwal population.

J&K govt withdraws posts referred to PSC, SSB
Sun, Feb 06, 2022

A government circular in this regard was issued by Under-Secretary Shakeeb Arsallan on January 29.

Troops on alert as disengagement talks with China continue: Northern Army commander
Sun, Jan 23, 2022

🔴 Although Indian and Chinese armies are in talks for complete disengagement, the Operation Snow Leopard is still on, said Lt Gen Joshi at the Northern Command’s investiture ceremony in Udhampur in Jammu.

J&K: DDC chair leads dharna seeking jobs for locals at under-construction power project
Sat, Jan 22, 2022

DDC members, who were elected in 2020 during the first-ever DDC elections in Jammu and Kashmir, have been presented as a link between the people and the administration in the aftermath of the abrogation of J&K’s special status and its reorganisation into two Union Territories.

Jammu and Kashmir imposes curbs on non-essential movement during weekend
Fri, Jan 21, 2022

🔴 The administration has restricted non-essential movement of people from 2 pm on Friday till 6 am on Monday, an official statement said.

As Covid-19 cases shoot up, J&K govt declares weekend lockdown
Sat, Jan 15, 2022

It asked education institutions including schools, colleges, polytechnics, ITIs and coaching centres for civil services/engineering/NEET to adopt online medium of teaching.