PDP protests ‘lack of development’ in Bandipora

PDP protests ‘lack of development’ in Bandipora

Bandipora: A protest rally was held by peoples’ democratic party (PDP) in this north Kashmir district on Wednesday against ‘lack of development and other pro-people initiatives’ by the government. PDP leader Nizamuddin Bhat along with party workers led the demonstration. The rally marched from Block Development Office towards main Chowk Bandipora. Holding ply cards and […]

Will remove PSA ‘within days’, take back all that was snatched from us: Omar Abdullah’s promise

Will remove PSA ‘within days’, take back all that was snatched from us: Omar Abdullah’s promise

Bandipora: Former J&K chief minister and National Conference vice-president Omar Abdullah on Monday promised to abrogate the draconian Public Safety Act (PSA) “within days” if his party comes to power in the state. “In our tenure from 2009-14, we attempted to bring some relaxation in PSA Act. We had removed the toughest parts from it […]

‘Shedding crocodile tears of no help to Mehbooba now’

‘Shedding crocodile tears of no help to Mehbooba now’

Bandipora: Lambasting his political rival for hypocrisy, Omar Abdullah said that Mehbooba Mufti’s “crocodile tears” would be of no help to her now. He said that the ban on Jama’at-e-Islami and JKLF was imposed by the central government and it was not in Mehbooba Mufti’s hands to revoke it, as she had been promising to […]

Will remove PSA within days if NC comes to power, promises Omar Abdullah

Will remove PSA within days if NC comes to power, promises Omar Abdullah

Bandipora, National Conference vice-president Omar Abdullah today promised abrogating the Public Safety Act (PSA) entirely if their party comes to power in Jammu and Kashmir. “In our tenure from 2009-14, we attempted to bring some relaxation in PSA Act, we had removed the toughest parts from it but still today it is being highly misused,” […]

4 teachers, Numbardar suspended in Bandipora for violating MCC

4 teachers, Numbardar suspended in Bandipora for violating MCC

Bandipora: The District Election Officer Bandipora has suspended four teachers and one Nambardar in Bandipora for violating the election model code conduct (MCC). In suspension orders issued here, the four teachers from Gurez and Bandipora have been suspended and attached with the office of additional deputy commissioner pending further inquiry. The order states, “A complaint […]

Violation of MCC: CMO, BMO Bandipora suspended for attending NC workers’ meet

Violation of MCC: CMO, BMO Bandipora suspended for attending NC workers’ meet

Bandipora: The District electoral officer Bandipora has placed under suspension Chief Medical Officer and Block Medical Officer Bandipora and ordered inquiry after the two officials were allegedly found attending a political workers’ meeting of National Conference early this week. The order reads “Whereas, photographs and video dips were received through Chief Electoral Officer JK for […]