Home dept acted with ‘undue haste’ to shift Hanzullah from Jammu to Srinagar

Home dept acted with ‘undue haste’ to shift Hanzullah from Jammu to Srinagar

Srinagar: Investigations into the escape of Lashkar-e-Taiba militant Abu Hanzullah have identified lapses at different stages, especially the hurriedly issued orders for transfer of the militant to a central jail from Kathua in the Jammu region. Police sources said that Hanzullah had moved a habeas corpus petition before a single bench of the High Court […]

Stop using killing of local army men for political gains: Rasheed to Delhi

Stop using killing of local army men for political gains: Rasheed to Delhi

SRINAGAR: Awami Itihad Party (AIP) president and MLA Langate Er Rasheed on Wednesday cautioned New Delhi not to use the killing of local Kashmiri army men killed in Sujwan attack in Jammu for “political gains”. Rasheed in a statement said New Delhi must own the moral responsibility of all these killings. Addressing a public gathering […]

Oppn MLAs walk out accusing speaker of bias

Oppn MLAs walk out accusing speaker of bias

Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir Assembly’s Budget Session here ended on a bitter note as opposition Congress, NC and CPI(M) members, barring one MLA, walked out from the House, accusing the Speaker Kavinder Gupta of being biased. Opposition members except National Conference (NC) MLA Mohammad Akbar Lone walked out of the House amid Gupta’s concluding […]

LC adjourned sine die

LC adjourned sine die

JAMMU: Chairman, Legislative Council, Hajji Anyat Ali in exercise of the powers conferred on him under Rule-16 of the Rules of Procedure and Conduct of Business in Jammu and Kashmir Monday adjourned the House sine die. Ali informed that 403 Starred Questions were received from the members, out of which 356 Questions were taken up. […]

BJP MLAs demand FIR against Lone

BJP MLAs demand FIR against Lone

Jammu: BJP MLAs today created a ruckus in the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly as they demanded registration of an FIR against NC legislator Mohammad Akbar Lone for raising pro-Pakistan slogan in the House. As the House assembled this morning, the agitating BJP MLAs rose on their feet demanding apology, suspension of the member and filing […]

Walk out from Council

Walk out from Council

Jammu: The Legislative Council Monday saw uproar and protests by BJP members who demanded slapping of an FIR and suspension of senior NC lawmaker Mohammad Akbar Lone for raising a pro-Pakistan slogan in the state Assembly. BJP members later staged a walkout from the House. As Legislative Council met for the day, BJP members raised […]

Infrastructure in towns being developed under state’s capex budget: Dy CM

Infrastructure in towns being developed under state’s capex budget: Dy CM

JAMMU: Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh Monday informed the Legislative Assembly that civic works and other infrastructure is being developed in the major towns under state capex budget’s twin schemes of Integrated Development of Medium Towns (IDMT) in urban development sector and town drainage schemes in ‘Drainage Sector.’ He said that annual ceiling in action […]

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