‘Double taxation’ continues in J&K even after GST

‘Double taxation’ continues in J&K even after GST

SRINAGAR: Nearly one-and-a-half year after the Goods and Services Tax (GST) was implemented in Jammu and Kashmir, the state government continues to levy indirect taxes which were supposed to cease as part of the GST reform to remove double taxation. The indirect taxes include toll, electricity duty, passenger tax, and entertainment tax. If these taxes […]

Budget FY 2019-20: Principal Secretary Finance briefs Governor

Budget FY 2019-20: Principal Secretary Finance briefs Governor

SRINAGAR: Principal Secretary Finance Navin Kumar Choudhary on Wednesday met Governor Satya Pal Malik at Raj Bhavan here and briefed him about the ongoing process for preparation of the State Budget 2019-20. Governor called for timely presentation of the Budget 2019-20 and stressed upon ensuring the effective management of resources and timely completion of the […]

Omar rules out pre-poll alliance for assembly elections

Omar rules out pre-poll alliance for assembly elections

Jammu: National Conference (NC) leader Omar Abdullah Monday ruled out a pre-poll alliance with any party for the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly elections, saying his party had joined hands with the PDP and Congress to “save the state”. The PDP had on November 21 staked claim to form a government with the backing of rival […]

Disgruntled Baig holds meeting with Mehbooba

Disgruntled Baig holds meeting with Mehbooba

Srinagar: The attempts of PDP president Mehbooba Mufti to mollify disgruntled Lok Sabha member of the party Muzaffar Hussain Baig bore fruit on Monday as the two leaders jointly chaired a meeting of the party here. “Senior leaders of the party today (Monday) met under the chairmanship of party President @MehboobaMufti and Muzzafar Hussain Beigh […]

SSA teachers/ReTs to be regularised, 28,363 posts being created

SSA teachers/ReTs to be regularised, 28,363 posts being created

JAMMU: The State Administrative Council (SAC) under Governor Satya Pal Malik on Sunday approved the Action Pan recommended by the Committee constituted to look into issues of all school teachers, including those funded by the central government’s Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA). A press release said that over the years, the School Education department had been […]

Code of Civil Procedure (Amendment) Bill-2018

Code of Civil Procedure (Amendment) Bill-2018

JAMMU: The State Administrative Council (SAC) under the chairmanship of Governor Satya Pal Malik on Sunday approved the Code of Civil Procedure (Amendment) Bill- 2018. The bill seeks to introduce such provisions in the Code of Civil Procedure, Samvat, 1977 which will help in the disposal of cases in a time-bound manner. These provisions relate […]

Legislation to tackle Benami transactions

Legislation to tackle Benami transactions

JAMMU: The State Administrative Council (SAC) under the chairmanship of Governor Satya Pal Malik on Sunday approved the ‘Jammu and Kashmir Prohibition of Benami Property Transactions Bill, 2018’. The bill is a comprehensive law aimed at tackling Benami transactions in the State. The Bill provides for creation of the requisite administrative structure for enforcement of […]

Legislation for setting up special security force for Governor

Legislation for setting up special security force for Governor

JAMMU: The State Administrative Council (SAC) under the chairmanship of Governor Satya Pal Malik on Sunday approved the ‘Jammu and Kashmir Governor’s Special Security Force Bill, 2018’’. The bill contains provisions related to the constitution and regulation of a separate security force in the State of Jammu and Kashmir for providing proximate security to the […]

1 2 3 118