Opposition cautions Govt over attempts of ‘saffronisation of education’

Opposition cautions Govt over attempts of ‘saffronisation of education’

Jammu: Opposition on Tuesday cautioned the Education Minister ‘not to fall prey to any vicious attempts of saffronisation of education in J&K as is being witnessed in India. In his statement in a discussion over grants to education department, National Conference (NC) legislator, Ali Mohammad Sagar, told the Legislative Assembly that Hindu nationalist BJP was […]

Kashmir turned into Jail, says oppossition

Kashmir turned into Jail, says oppossition

Jammu: Intense checking and “harassment” to people of Kashmir in run up to January 26 was raised in Legislative Assembly on Tuesday as opposition parties slammed the government for the “breaking public movement” in the Valley. The National Conference (NC) legislators lambasted the PDP-BJP government for what they termed “turning Kashmir valley into Jail-Khana”. After […]

Opposition up in arms over Gen Rawat’s statements

Opposition up in arms over Gen Rawat’s statements

Jammu: Indian Army chief General Bipin Rawat’s statements on Kashmir caused a sharp attack on the government in the state assembly on Monday, with Opposition members led by the National Conference’s Ali Mohammad Sagar walking out in protest. The Legislative Assembly had resumed business on Monday after a gap of two holidays. National Conference legislators […]

Sagar tears in to govt claims over ‘chillar budget’

Sagar tears in to govt claims over ‘chillar budget’

JAMMU: Five-time National Conference (NC) legislator from Khanyar, Ali Mohammad Sagar, on Monday lambasted the PDP-BJP government over its failure to implement the claims on developmental front in last three years. Speaking during discussion on 2018-19 Budget, Sagar termed the Rs 80,000 crore budget presented by Finance Minister Haseeb A Drabu as “chillar budget”. He […]

Dearth of time to raise issues: Opposition

Dearth of time to raise issues: Opposition

Srinagar: Opposition parties in J&K Legislative Assembly on Wednesday said that they will face dearth of time in the winter session, the schedule for which was announced on Wednesday, to raise the “huge number of issues against the government”. The 40-day winter session, to be held in Jammu, will commence on January 2. Leader of […]

Geelani’s double standards stand exposed: NC

Geelani’s double standards stand exposed: NC

Srinagar: The National Conference (NC) on Monday said that Syed Ali Geelani’s double standards stood exposed in his silence over Pakistan Prime Minister’s statement that independence was not an option for Kashmir, while at the same time outraging over a similar statement made by NC president Dr Farooq Abdullah. Talking to reporters at the NC […]

NC will always safeguard J&K’s interests: Sagar

NC will always safeguard J&K’s interests: Sagar

SRINAGAR: National Conference on Friday reiterated its commitment to protect J&K’s special status and safeguarding the “unique political and cultural identity that forms the basis of the State’s relationship with the rest of the country”. Addressing party leaders and office bearers at the monthly Provincial Committee Meeting held at party’s head office, Nawa-e-Subha here, NC […]

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