Desist from ‘collective frenzied behaviour’, says Naeem Akhtar

Desist from ‘collective frenzied behaviour’, says Naeem Akhtar

SRINAGAR: Minister for public works Naeem Akhtar on Friday cautioned people against demonstrating collective frenzied behaviour in the wake of the mass hysteria around braid-chopping. Expressing his anguish at the latest incident in which a mentally challenged person was wickedly assaulted in Sopore by accusing him to be a braid chopper, the minister said whether […]

Without forces, it would be chaos: Akhtar

Without forces, it would be chaos: Akhtar

Anantnag: Naeem Akhtar urged people to introspect before levelling allegations of “indiscriminate firing” on government forces. “The priority should be to introspect,” Akhtar said to media persons soon after the attack in Tral. “Why do we bring this destruction upon ourselves? What does it fetch us?” he asked. Akhtar said that much is said on […]

Protests follow Akhtar’s Kokernag visit

Protests follow Akhtar’s Kokernag visit

Anantnag: Protests were held on Saturday afternoon in Kokernag area of Anantnag district against the visit of state cabinet minister and government spokesman Naeem Akhtar. Akhtar, the minister for public works, had come to Kokernag to inaugurate a road under the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojna (PMGSY). Local sources said that the venue for the […]

Hot Mix Plant Association demands payments on Eid eve

Hot Mix Plant Association demands payments on Eid eve

SRINAGAR: Members of Hot Mix Plant Association on Saturday staged a peaceful protest against withholding their payments despite execution of works carried out by Roads and Buildings Department in order to construct roads. Protesters assembled inside the press enclave here and raised slogans against Minister for Public Works Nayeem Akhter, Finance Minister Haseeb Drabu and […]

Govt to spend Rs 100000 crore on development in 5 years: Naeem

Govt to spend Rs 100000 crore on development in 5 years: Naeem

RAMBAN: Minister of Public Works, Naeem Akhtar today said that the state is set to enter into an era of unprecedented development as the government is spending Rs 100000 crore on roads, buildings and creation of other public assets in the next five years. The Minister said that the major advantage of this huge spending […]

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