Speaker’s act proves Govt run by RSS: Rasheed

Speaker’s act proves Govt run by RSS: Rasheed

Jammu: Independent legislator Er Rasheed said Speaker’s directions for expunging chief minister Mehbooba Mufti’s remarks on Article 370 have validated the belief that the government is being run on the diktats of RSS from Nagpur. Rasheed said Speaker dared to “exceed his constitutional powers only on the directives received from New Delhi.” He said that […]

Rasheed’s resolution against Maharaja’s birthday rejected

Rasheed’s resolution against Maharaja’s birthday rejected

Jammu:  Legislative Assembly Speaker Kavinder Gupta disallowed a resolution moved by independent legislator Engineer Rasheed asking the House to oppose the resolution passed by Legislative Council seeking holiday on eve of Maharaja Hari Singh’s birthday. As soon as the House began its proceedings, Rasheed asked Speaker Gupta to put the resolution to vote. However, the […]

House discusses grants of departments under CM

House discusses grants of departments under CM

JAMMU: Several members took part in the discussion on Demands of Grants for General Administration Department including Science & Technology Information Technology in Legislative Assembly today. Omar Abdullah and former Chief Minister said the Government is accountable and answerable for all its promises and opposition would not let any politics happen on the issues of […]

Rashid marshalled out again: Questions PSA detention of juvenile, alleges harassment of headmaster

Rashid marshalled out again: Questions PSA detention of juvenile, alleges harassment of headmaster

JAMMU: Independent legislator Engineer Rashid was marshalled out of the lower house on Tuesday after he created ruckus in the house over the continued detention of a “14-year-old” Sahil Ahmad Sheikh under the Public Safety Act. As soon as, the question hour began on Tuesday, Rashid stood up from his seat and rushed to the […]

Er Rashid presents birth certificate of boy booked under PSA

Er Rashid presents birth certificate of boy booked under PSA

Jammu: Pressing his demand for the immediate release and revocation of Public Safety Act (PSA) charges against 14-year-old Sahil Ahmad Sheikh, Langate MLA Engineer  Rashid on Monday presented in the house the birth certificate of the boy. The government had claimed that Sahil Sheikh’s age was 22 years. With the birth certificate of Sahil Sheikh […]

Rasheed marshalled out, barred from entry, pardoned on PDP’s request

Rasheed marshalled out, barred from entry, pardoned on PDP’s request

Jammu: Chaotic scenes were witnessed in the Assembly on Saturday over the detention of a 14-year-old Srinagar boy, Sahil Ahmad Sheikh, and a 75-year-old man from Seelu Sopore under the Public Safety Act (PSA). As soon as the house proceedings began, independent MLA from Langate Er Rasheed stood up from his bench and raised a […]

Rasheed asks Jammuites to support self determination movement

Rasheed asks Jammuites to support self determination movement

Jammu: Langate legislator and Awami Ittihad Party (AIP) leader Sheikh Rasheed on Sunday appealed to the people of Jammu to support the movement for self determination and said that resolution of Kashmir issues is in the interests of every section of society. According to a statement Rasheed addressed a daylong convention organized by AIP and […]

AIP delegation visits Kot Bhalwal Jail, demands release of pol prisoners, juveniles

AIP delegation visits Kot Bhalwal Jail, demands release of pol prisoners, juveniles

SRINAGAR: A delegation of Awami Itihad Party (AIP) led by its president Er Rasheed on Saturday visited Kot Bhalwal Jail Jammu and held detailed deliberation with detainees. As per a statement issued here, the delegation after interaction with inmates observed that “detainees are not being provided adequate medical facilities and face basic problems”. “The health […]

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