Decide minimum educational qualification for standing in elections, HC tells Assembly

Decide minimum educational qualification for standing in elections, HC tells Assembly

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Wednesday passed directions to the state legislative assembly to decide a minimum educational qualification for persons contesting elections to the Parliament and state legislature. A division bench of Chief Justice Badar Durrez Ahmed and Justice Ali Mohammad Magrey while hearing a petition on this matter remarked that […]

Assembly adopts GST resolution amid hullabaloo

Assembly adopts GST resolution amid hullabaloo

SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly on Wednesday adopted a resolution for implementation of Goods and Services Tax (GST) in the state. The resolution was moved by finance minister Haseeb Drabu for “application of relevant amendments made to the Constitution of India in a modified manner to safeguard the existing special constitutional position of […]

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 […]

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