Govt major defaulter of Wakf: Veeri

Govt major defaulter of Wakf: Veeri

Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir government on Wednesday disclosed that its own departments were the biggest defaulters of Wakf properties in state. Hajj and Auqaf minister, Abdul Rehman Veeri told the Legislative Assembly while replying on grants to his department. “Government departments have occupied land but they do not pay money to Auqaf for it […]

Speaker leaves govt red faced over protocol breach

Speaker leaves govt red faced over protocol breach

Jammu: All the opposition legislators on Wednesday staged a walk-out from the house when speaker Kavinder Gupta disclosed that “his security protocol was breached” by deputy chief minister’s cavalcade. The house was discussing the grants to parliamentary affairs ministry. When independent MLA Pawan Gupta asked how deputy chief minister can get protocol of chief minister, […]

MLAs flag concern over Jhelum dredging, seek house committee

MLAs flag concern over Jhelum dredging, seek house committee

JAMMU: The J&K government on Wednesday found itself at a wrong place when its own MLA supported by Opposition members demanded a probe as why dredging of Jhelum was going on at “snail’s pace”. The issue was termed as “serious” given the recent floods if 2014 when Srinagar was submerged up to 25 feet in […]

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