Rendered redundant, excise and commercial tax depts to set up R-day, I-day parade contingents

Srinagar: The government does not want the excise and commercial taxes departments to stay idle now that the GST (Goods and Services tax) has rendered them redundant. The departments have been asked to establish parade contingents for Republic Day and Independence Day functions. Apart from this, cricket and football teams that would participate in tournaments […]

Three ministers dropped from Delhi trip, only Drabu sent

Three ministers dropped from Delhi trip, only Drabu sent

Srinagar: Instead of four government ministers, only one — finance minister Haseeb Drabu — has gone to Delhi to lobby with the government of India to protect Article 35A of the Indian Constitution which has been challenged in the Supreme Court. Drabu is camping for the past five days in Delhi and is reportedly trying […]

4 fast-track courts coming up to deal with rape cases, says Drabu

4 fast-track courts coming up to deal with rape cases, says Drabu

Srinagar: Minister of finance Dr Haseeb Drabu, cleared a proposal for setting up of four fast-track courts to deal with the cases of extreme violence with women, as per the supreme court guidelines. In a meeting which was attended by law secretary Abdul Majid and other officers of the law and finance departments, Dr Drabu […]

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