‘Governor’s rule in JK unconstitutional’

‘Governor’s rule in JK unconstitutional’

New Delhi: Opposition parties Friday termed the imposition of Governor’s rule in Jammu and Kashmir as “unconstitutional” during a discussion in the Lok Sabha on a statutory resolution that approved President’s rule in the state. President’s rule in Jammu and Kashmir follows if the Governor’s rule extends beyond six months. Initiating the debate, Shashi Tharoor […]

Growing violent activities of agitating groups is matter of concern: Vohra

Growing violent activities of agitating groups is matter of concern: Vohra

Mohali: Former Jammu and Kashmir governor N N Vohra Thursday expressed concern over “growing violent activities” of groups agitating for their demands, saying it is another “species of threat” to law and order in the country. While delivering the first K P S Gill memorial lecture on ”National Security-Some Concerns” at Indian School of Business […]

KAS officer appointed Secretary BOSE yet to join

KAS officer appointed Secretary BOSE yet to join

Irshad Khan Srinagar: Three weeks after his appointment as Secretary, J&K Board of School Education (JKBOSE), a KAS officer has not yet been able to assume charge, courtesy ‘reservations’ of employees. On August 11, the then governor, N N Vohra appointed Special Secretary Higher Education, Riyaz Ahmad as Secretary of the JKBOSE. The decision was, […]

Vohra bids farewell

Vohra bids farewell

SRINAGAR: On the eve of his departure from the state, former Governor N.N. Vohra in a message has conveyed his sincere apology to the many persons from the Valley and other parts of the state who had wished to meet him to say farewell. In a statement, he stated that because of the constraint of […]

Raj Bhavan, SASB staff bid farewell to Vohra

Srinagar: All members of the Raj Bhavan staff and employees of Amarnathji Shrine Board bade farewell to former Governor N.N. Vohra and Usha Vohra at a function organised at the Raj Bhavan here Saturday. The officers and staff thanked Sh. Vohra for his continued support and guidance and Vohra for her help on all occasions. […]

Satya Pal Malik is new JK Governor

Satya Pal Malik is new JK Governor

SRINAGAR: The President of India Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday appointed Satya Pal Malik as the new Governor of Jammu and Kashmir. Malik, who is the current Governor of Bihar, will replace N N Vohra, who completed 10 years in office as J&K Governor on June 25, 2018. 82-year-old Vohra is a retired 1959 batch […]

Governor visits Old city

Governor visits Old city

Takes firsthand appraisal of ongoing developmental works, Eid preparations SRINAGAR: Governor N.N. Vohra on Monday evening took an extensive tour of Downtown Srinagar and visited various places, including Hazratbal, Jamia Masjid, Naqashband Sahib and Dastgeer Sahib. During his visit to the historical old city, Governor reviewed the pace of developmental works underway at various locations […]

JK govt announces Rs 2 cr to flood-hit Kerela

JK govt announces Rs 2 cr to flood-hit Kerela

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir government on Sunday announced an assistance of Rs two crore for supporting the flood relief efforts in Kerala. J&K Governor N N Vohra has conveyed to Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan the “sorrow and sincere sympathy” of the people and the government of the state over the “tragic” loss of […]

Dangerous school vans: 36 children forced to sit on 8-seater cab

Dangerous school vans: 36 children forced to sit on 8-seater cab

Irshad Khan Srinagar: Even as charging hefty amounts as transport and tuition fees, a well-known preparatory school in Srinagar crams more than thrice permissible number of kids in the transport vans thus posing a threat to their safety and health, parents have alleged. Instead of avoiding overcrowding of kids in the vans, the school has […]

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