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 […]

HC judge salary hiked from 80 k to 2.25k

HC judge salary hiked from 80 k to 2.25k

JAMMU: The Legislative Assembly Monday passed 37th Constitutional Amendment Bill 2018 to raise the salaries of the Chief Justice and Judges of the Jammu and Kashmir High Court. Explaining the statement of objects and reasons of the Bill, the Minister for Rural Development, Panchayati Raj, Law and Justice, Abdul Haq Khan, who moved it in […]

Bill to establish JK’s first National Law University passed

Bill to establish JK’s first National Law University passed

JAMMU: The Legislative Assembly today passed a Bill for establishment of maiden National Law University in Jammu and Kashmir. The Bill was introduced in the House by the Minister for Rural Development, Panchayati Raj, Law and Justice, Abdul Haq. Explaining the statement of objects and reasons of the bill, the Minister said that the proposed […]

Bill passed to facilitate set up state power trading company

Bill passed to facilitate set up state power trading company

Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly on Monday passed a Bill to amend the Jammu and Kashmir Electricity Act, 2010, to pave the way for setting up of the JK State Power Trading Company Ltd. The Bill was moved in the House by the Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh and after a thorough discussion […]

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