United Front

United Front

Contrary to myths and perceptions trotted out by vested interests, support for keeping Article 35 A and not abrogating it is emerging from all regions and quarters of Jammu and Kashmir. This debunks a certain narrative which claims that resistance to scrapping of the said Article is only restricted to Kashmir. Support for maintaining Article […]

Strong support for 35A in Jammu, Ladakh as well

Strong support for 35A in Jammu, Ladakh as well

Srinagar: Several community leaders in the Jammu region, including Hindus and Sikhs, have said they are against the scrapping of Article 35A. They and most of the Muslim community leaders in Jammu said they were with the people of Kashmir in their fight against the RSS-BJP’s efforts to undermine the state’s special status. Gujjar civil […]

BJP eyes Ladakh to rule J&K

BJP eyes Ladakh to rule J&K

Kargil: A leader of the BJP on Wednesday said that its coalition partner PDP has betrayed the mandate of agenda of alliance, a set of proposals on which the government was formed by both the parties two years ago. “PDP has betrayed the mandate of the people as well as the coalition. They play the […]

Academic arrangement candidates to get double remuneration for Ladakh posting

Academic arrangement candidates to get double remuneration for Ladakh posting

SRINAGAR: In a bid to improve educational scenario in Ladakh region, the Minister for Education, Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari Monday announced double remuneration for the candidates who are engaged under academic arrangements for the geographically tough region. The Minister made this announcement while chairing a meeting to discuss the issues related to the GDC, Kargil […]

‘Industrial units to generate income in Ladakh region soon’

‘Industrial units to generate income in Ladakh region soon’

SRINAGAR: Minister for Cooperatives and Ladakh Affairs, Chering Dorjay, Friday said the Government will establish industrial estates in Ladakh region by roping in Small Scale Industries Development Corporation (SICOP). According to a press release issued here, the minister said this while chairing a meeting with Chief Executive Councilor (CEC) Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council (LAHDC) […]

Srinagar-Leh highway re-opens after 4 months

Srinagar-Leh highway re-opens after 4 months

Zojila: The 434-km Srinagar-Leh highway, the only road connecting the Kashmir Valley with the frontier region of Ladakh, was thrown open to vehicular traffic on Friday after remaining closed for four months owing to heavy snowfall during winter. The highway was jointly thrown open for the traffic by Lieutenant General J S Sandhu, General-Officer-Commanding of […]

Ladakh Srinagar road to open soon: DC Ganderbal

Ladakh Srinagar road to open soon: DC Ganderbal

Ganderbal: The Srinagar-Leh highway is likely to be thrown open for vehicular traffic within few days, DC Ganderbal Tariq Hussain Ganie said Wednesday after a visit to Zero Point Zojila. The snow clearance process is underway in the tough Zojila pass and zero point areas in Ganderbal district of central Kashmir. Ganie said that the […]

Dorjay reviews supplies position for Ladakh

Dorjay reviews supplies position for Ladakh

JAMMU: The Minister for Co-operative and Ladakh Affairs Chering Dorjay, Wednesday chaired a high level meeting and reviewed the transportation of essential supplies, including construction material to Ladakh region for the current year. The Minister received a brief on the requirement, stock and supply position with respect to essential commodities of food-grains, petroleum products, LPG, […]

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