Raw deal in budget for JK: Akbar Lone

Raw deal in budget for JK: Akbar Lone

Srinagar: The National Conference leader and member of Parliament Muhammad Akbar Lone Thursday said that the budget has nothing substantial for the development of the state, and Jammu and Kashmir has been meted out a raw deal in this budget. “No substantial allocation has been made by the government of India for the augmentation of […]

BJP to ECI: Disqualify Baramulla NC candidate for raising ‘pro-Pak slogans’

BJP to ECI: Disqualify Baramulla NC candidate for raising ‘pro-Pak slogans’

JAMMU: The BJP Monday asked the Election Commission of India to stop Jammu and Kashmir Assembly’s former Speaker and National Conference candidate from Baramulla, Mohammad Akbar Lone, from contesting the polls for allegedly raising “pro-Pakistan slogans” at one of his poll campaign rallies. The state unit of the BJP raised the demand for cancellation of […]

Naqib flays Akbar Lone for ‘anti-Congress’ remarks

Naqib flays Akbar Lone for ‘anti-Congress’ remarks

SRINAGAR: District Congress Committee (DCC) Srinagar President Irfan Naqib on Monday flayed senior National Conference (NC) leader and candidate for north Kashmir’s Baramulla-Kupwara parliamentary constituency Mohammad Akbar Lone for his alleged statement that ‘Congress was more dangerous than the BJP’. Akbar Lone has lost his mental balance and accepted his defeat before elections, Naqib said […]

Banning Jama’at will make people more violent: Akbar Lone

Banning Jama’at will make people more violent: Akbar Lone

SRINAGAR: National Conference (NC) legislator Muhammad Akbar Lone on Sunday said banning the Jama’at-e-Islami will make the people of J&K more violent. Addressing media on the sidelines of a function at north Kashmir’s Handwara, Lone said the Government of India should not have banned the Jama’at-e-Islami as this will make the people of Jammu and […]