Omar tweets: Mehbooba will say anything, what matters is what Modi said

Omar tweets: Mehbooba will say anything, what matters is what Modi said

Srinagar: Commenting on the JK government’s statement on the meeting of Mehbooba Mufti with Narendra Modi, Leader of Opposition Omar Abdullah said that what mattered was the statement of the prime minister’s office, which has not come yet, not that of the chief minister’s. “What she (Mehbooba) said is immaterial. What matters is what the […]

Business community holds protests

Business community holds protests

Srinagar: Members of the Kashmir Economic Alliance (KEA) on Tuesday blocked the Amira Kadal road for about 30 minutes in protest against the Goods and Services Tax (GST), civilian killings, and attempts to abrogate Article 35A of the Indian Constitution. The protesters first assembled at the Press Enclave near Lal Chowk, carrying placards and banners, […]

JKCC says its leaders put under house arrest

JKCC says its leaders put under house arrest

SRINAGAR: The state government has put under house arrest two influential business leaders who are trying to thwart the implementation of Goods and Services Tax (GST) in Jammu and Kashmir. A press handout issued by the Jammu Kashmir Coordination Committee (JKCC), an organisation of civil society members and trade bodies, said that business leaders Dr […]

Neither tooth nor nail in NC’s fight against GST

Neither tooth nor nail in NC’s fight against GST

Srinagar: Empty threat is what the National Conference was making when it said it would take to the streets if the Goods and Services Tax (GST) was implemented in the state. The principal opposition party seems to have forgotten both its concerns about the GST and its talk of mounting pressure on the government against […]

Traders protest frequent restrictions in downtown

Traders protest frequent restrictions in downtown

Srinagar: Jamia Masjid Traders and Kashmir Traders and Manufactures Association, besides some prominent citizens staged a peaceful sit in at Nowhatta against repeated imposition of strict curbs in down town Srinagar. They called the restrictions as an attempt at “converting it into a military fortress” by disallowing congregational Friday prayers and barring Mirwaiz-e-Kashmir from addressing […]

Implementation of GST in JK marks economic integration: Jaitley

Implementation of GST in JK marks economic integration: Jaitley

New Delhi: Implementation of GST in Jammu and Kashmir marks economic integration and would help increase the revenues of the state, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Wednesday in the Lok Sabha which passed two bills extending the Central GST and Integrated GST to the state. The Central Goods and Services Tax (Extension to Jammu […]

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