Teachers volunteered for night duty, says MoS

Teachers volunteered for night duty, says MoS

JAMMU: The upper house legislators of the opposition National Conference (NC) and Congress on Thursday staged a walkout from over the “failure” of the government in providing the real facts on the teacher’s status and responsibility for the safety of schools they work in. They said the concerned minister did not offer satisfactory answer to […]

From assembly: Rebukes rain on govt after snowfall

From assembly: Rebukes rain on govt after snowfall

Jammu: Legislators of the ruling PDP-BJP joined the opposition NC and Congress on Wednesday in cornering the government on the issue of hardships faced by people because of the recent snowfall in the state. The opposition members had stormed into the well of the house accusing the government of failing to restore road connectivity and […]

Devender Rana questions army’s impunity

Devender Rana questions army’s impunity

Jammu: The NC’s provincial president for Jammu and MLA from Nagrota Devender Rana on Wednesday said in the legislative assembly that the army was no holy cow and could be questioned “on any issue pertaining to civilian matters.” Rana was referring to an incident in his constituency in which a civilian was injured in army […]

Another shouting match, walkout in assembly

Another shouting match, walkout in assembly

Jammu: The opposition National Conference on Tuesday staged a walkout from the Legislative Assembly on the issue of power outage and lack of snow-clearing arrangements. Senior NC leader and legislative assembly member from Khanyar, Ali Mohammad Sagar raised the issue as soon as the question hour began. He asked the government to reveal what steps […]

Deport Rohingyas to their country: Rana

Deport Rohingyas to their country: Rana

National Conference Provincial President Devender Singh Rana on Sunday slammed PDP-BJP coalition government for “challenging the dignity of Kashmiris, the pride of Dogras, and the innocence of Ladakhis to keep their irrelevant dispensation relevant and to enjoy power”.

Gateway to shehr-e-khaas: How tourist attraction became an accident site

Gateway to shehr-e-khaas: How tourist attraction became an accident site

By Nusrat Sidiq SRINAGAR: Babul Iqbal, the proposed gateway to capital Srinagar’s historic old parts, known as Shahr-r-Khaas or downtown, is craving for completion six years after the work began on the project. The project initiated by the previous Omar Abdullah led National Conference government in 2011 at Baba Demb locality in Khanyar constituency was […]

Mufti had role in eroding JK autonomy: NC MLA

Mufti had role in eroding JK autonomy: NC MLA

Jammu: Former chief minister and PDP patron late Mufti Muhammad Sayeed was responsible for eroding the autonomy of J&K and the massacres carried out by government forces in the early 90s, National Conference legislator from Budgam Aga Ruhula said. Speaking in the assembly during a discussion on the governor’s address, Aga said, “Chief minister Mehbooba […]

NC responsible for Kashmir’s destruction: PDP MLA

NC responsible for Kashmir’s destruction: PDP MLA

Jammu: National Conference was responsible for suppressing Jamaat-e-Islami in the 70s and rigging assembly polls in 1987, PDP legislator from Wachi Aijaz Mir said. “Both these historical incidents perpetrated by the NC set the state on or fire and today we are in this mess because of them,” Mir said, echoing his party leader and […]

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