Daily wagers forum to gherao assembly on Jun 17

Daily wagers forum to gherao assembly on Jun 17

Srinagar: All Jammu and Kashmir casual and dailywagers forum is set to gherao assembly on Jun 17 against the alleged regularization of those having political affiliation with current regime. General Secretary of the forum, Nayeem Rizwan Bhat said that the association has decided to protest against the government for “regularizing the causal and daily wagers […]

Assembly business proceedings to be available online

Assembly business proceedings to be available online

SRINAGAR: In order to ensure that the members of the Legislature and media fraternity are updated on daily basis about the Business to be conducted in the State Legislature, the State Assembly in collaboration with the IT Branch of J&K Legislative Assembly will be providing the requisite information through SMSs as well as Email. The […]

Governor summons assembly session

Governor summons assembly session

SRINAGAR: Exercising powers conferred upon him under Section 53(1) of the constitution of Jammu and Kashmir, Governor N N Vohra, issued orders on Thursday for summoning the Legislative Assembly and the Legislative Council to meet at Srinagar on Saturday on  June 17.

Assembly to discuss GST on June 17

Assembly to discuss GST on June 17

Srinagar: Finance minister Haseeb Drabu said on Wednesday that the government will hold a special session in the Legislative Assembly on June 17 to discuss the extension of Goods and Services Tax (GST) to the state. Addressing a press conference here, Drabu said that many people had reservations about the GST and the government will […]

Mulkh Raj Singh is new assembly secretary

Mulkh Raj Singh is new assembly secretary

SRINAGAR- Speaker, legislative assembly Kavinder Gupta in terms of J&K Legislative Assembly (Recruitment and Conditions of Service) Rules 1959 has assigned the charge of secretary, legislative assembly to Mulkh Raj Singh, special secretary and the senior-most officer in place of Mohammad Ramzan, who completed his term as secretary general assembly in the afternoon of May […]

Speaker’s expunge-CM’s-remarks order illegal: Experts

Speaker’s expunge-CM’s-remarks order illegal: Experts

SRINAGAR: Speaker assembly Kavinder Gupta overstepped his brief by adjourning the legislature sine die after his order to expunge chief minister Mehbooba Mufti’s statement on Article 370 created pandemonium in the house, legal experts say. Former advocate general Ishaq Qadri told Kashmir Reader the speaker adjourned the house because “he had no answers to the […]

Blame game after adjournment

Blame game after adjournment

The government on Wednesday held Opposition responsible for the adjournment of the legislative assembly ahead of a week. The government spokesperson Naeem Akhtar said opposition legislators who have been former ministers came to blows and assaulted the treasury benches and assembly staff. “In this atmosphere the house could not run its business.

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