Give up arms, come have lunch: Governor to militants

Give up arms, come have lunch: Governor to militants

Srinagar: J&K Governor Satya Pal Malik on Wednesday asked militants to give up arms and invited them to talks, saying dialogue was the only way through which they could get what they want within the ambit of the Constitution. He said India couldn’t be made to bow through violence while announcing a massive outreach programme […]

Interlocutor Sharma back on scene, meets Governor

Interlocutor Sharma back on scene, meets Governor

Srinagar: The Government of India’s interlocutor for Jammu and Kashmir, Dineshwar Sharma, on Tuesday met Governor Satya Pal Malik here to discuss political and developmental aspirations of the people of the state. The former Intelligence Bureau (IB) chief was appointed as Special Representative in October 2017 to carry forward the dialogue process with all “stakeholders” […]

Those fiddling with JK’s special status are playing with fire: Sagar

Those fiddling with JK’s special status are playing with fire: Sagar

Srinagar: The National Conference leader Ali Muhammad Sagar on Tuesday said that those fiddling with the Jammu and Kashmir’s special status are playing with the fire and the party won’t allow BJP, RSS and their proxies to succeed in their nefarious plans. “I warn the fascist and communal forces against any such misadventure to fiddle […]

JK Bank’s affairs since 2010 to be probed; NC, PDP not worried, though

JK Bank’s affairs since 2010 to be probed; NC, PDP not worried, though

SRINAGAR: The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) will investigate recruitments, spending, and transfers at JK Bank during the tenures of two governments – the National Conference’s (NC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) coalition, an official said on Monday. According to the official, the bureau will look into bank matters since 2010. This is […]

Chibber meets Governor

Chibber meets Governor

Srinagar: The interim chairman of J&K Bank, R K Chibber, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here Monday. The two discussed several important issues pertaining to the efficient functioning of the bank. Governor urged Chibber to ensure close monitoring of the fiscal health of the Bank and stressed the high importance of […]

Peace, ending militancy our top priority: State BJP

Peace, ending militancy our top priority: State BJP

SRINAGAR: The state unit of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday said peace and elimination of militancy is party’s top priority in Kashmir. Addressing a press conference here at Press Club Srinagar, BJP state spokesperson Ashwani Kumar Chrungoo said, “The Mandate 2019 in Jammu and Kashmir has given Bhartiya Janata Party a whopping 47 percent […]

SAC approves appointment of administrators for un-constituted Halqa Panchayats

SAC approves appointment of administrators for un-constituted Halqa Panchayats

SRINAGAR: The State Administrative Council (SAC) chaired by Governor, Satya Pal Malik has approved the appointment of Administrators as per prescribed procedure, to be initiated by the Rural Development & Panchayati Raj Department and payment of Honorarium of elected sarpanchs and Panchs, as notified by the Government for such Halqa Panchayats which have not been […]