Imagine if 10% rise in revolt: Cong MLA

Imagine if 10% rise in revolt: Cong MLA

Jammu: Usman Majeed, a former counterinsurgent and now a Congress legislator from Bandipora, took a dig at chief minister Mehbooba Mufti’s remark that only 5 per cent of people participated in last year’s uprising, saying if her government “couldn’t control the situation then, what will it do” if 10% of the population revolts in future. […]

Zaira had to apologise because of CM: Jora

Zaira had to apologise because of CM: Jora

Jammu: Congress legislator Nawang Rigzin Jora Saturday said that Dangal girl Zaira Wasim had to apologise because of Chief Minister  Mehbooba Mufti. Speaking during the discussion on grants of home department Jora said, ‘’Dangal movie is good, our daughter zaira Waseem who hails from Kashmir acted good , everybody in the state is happy over […]

PDP legislators rail against Deputy CM

PDP legislators rail against Deputy CM

Jammu: Embarrassing their own government, PDP legislators Javeed Mustafa Mir and Altaf Bukhari on Friday blamed the government for the failure of Smart City master plan in Srinagar and also the electricity crisis. In the legislative assembly, Javeed Mir said that officials of the Power Development Department were telling consumers how to hook transmission lines […]

Cases pending against 5 former ministers with SAC: CM

Cases pending against 5 former ministers with SAC: CM

Jammu: Seventeen cases are pending with the anti-corruption watchdog State Accountability Commission, including the five former ministers, chief minister Mehbooba Mufti told the House on Friday. She said these cases were at the preliminary stage of inquiry and their details could not be disclosed because of the provisions of Jammu and Kashmir Accountability Act, 2002. […]

2403 detained under PSA since 2007, says CM

2403 detained under PSA since 2007, says CM

Jammu: Chief minister Mehbooba Mufti on Friday said as many as 2403 persons have been arrested since 2007 under the provisions of the much-criticised Public Safety Act, in which a person can be detained for up to one year without a trial. Detention of 1392 of the PSA detainees had been quashed, she said while […]

Din in assembly over failure of government in tackling snowfall

Din in assembly over failure of government in tackling snowfall

Jammu: Opposition members raised slogans against the acute power shortage and continued road blockades across the Kashmir Valley and Chenab Valley in the aftermath of the snowfall and inclement weather. The members accused the government of complete failure in reaching out to the common people who were suffering immensely due to the lack of quick […]

1463 buildings vacated, forces shifted to alternate accommodations

1463 buildings vacated, forces shifted to alternate accommodations

Jammu: The government on Friday revealed that security forces have vacated 495 government buildings and 968 private buildings in the state. In a written reply to Congress legislator from Bandipore Usman Majeed, chief minister Mehbooba Mufti stated that 495 government buildings and 968 private buildings have been vacated by security forces by shifting them to […]

Two years on, 14,505 flood relief cases pending!

Two years on, 14,505 flood relief cases pending!

Jammu: More than two years after the devastating flood hit Kashmir Valley, the relief has not been fully disbursed among the flood victims, especially in capital Srinagar. On Friday, the government revealed that In reply to NC legislator Shamima Firdous’s query over the pending relief cases in the district development commissioner’s office, the government informed […]

Rashid marshalled out again: Questions PSA detention of juvenile, alleges harassment of headmaster

Rashid marshalled out again: Questions PSA detention of juvenile, alleges harassment of headmaster

JAMMU: Independent legislator Engineer Rashid was marshalled out of the lower house on Tuesday after he created ruckus in the house over the continued detention of a “14-year-old” Sahil Ahmad Sheikh under the Public Safety Act. As soon as, the question hour began on Tuesday, Rashid stood up from his seat and rushed to the […]