BJP loses battle of ballot to Gupkar Alliance in Kashmir

BJP loses battle of ballot to Gupkar Alliance in Kashmir

In results of 247 of 280 seats, NC gets 57, PDP 26, BJP 3 in Kashmir and 67 in Jammu Srinagar: In the maiden District Development Council (DDC) polls held across J&K, the Peoples Alliance of Gupkar Declaration (PAGD) bagged an overwhelming majority of seats in Kashmir valley, followed by Independent candidates. The Bharatiya Janata […]

People of Kashmir have exhibited faith in Modi: BJP

People of Kashmir have exhibited faith in Modi: BJP

Jammu: Congratulating party candidates who registered victories in the District Development Council (DDC) elections, Jammu and Kashmir BJP general secretary Vibodh Gupta said the people of the Valley have exhibited their faith in the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The BJP on Tuesday won an election for the first time from any seat in […]

People rejected GoI’s decision to abrogate Article 370: Mehbooba

People rejected GoI’s decision to abrogate Article 370: Mehbooba

SRINAGAR: PDP president Mehbooba Mufti on Tuesday said the results of the DDC elections have made it clear that the people of Jammu and Kashmir have voted for the Gupkar alliance and rejected the Centre’s “unconstitutional” decision to abrogate Article 370. Taking to Twitter, Mehbooba said the cadre of the People’s Alliance for Gupkar declaration […]

People have given full support to Gupkar alliance: Omar

People have given full support to Gupkar alliance: Omar

Srinagar: National Conference vice president Omar Abdullah on Tuesday said people from Jammu as well as Kashmir have extended complete support to the Gupkar alliance and endorsed its plan seeking restoration of special status by giving a befitting reply to the BJP in the DDC polls. His remarks came amid counting of votes of the […]

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Consumerism is an ideology whose essential attribute is to advance, promote and safeguard the interests of consumers. The credo of consumerism aims to protect consumers from any sort of exploitation. It is this principle which has influenced the enacting of various consumer protection laws in India. The Consumer Protection Act is regarded by many as […]

Gupkar Alliance rejects govt clarification, says land laws aimed at ‘demographic change’

Gupkar Alliance rejects govt clarification, says land laws aimed at ‘demographic change’

Srinagar: The People’s Alliance for Gupkar Declaration (PAGD) on Tuesday rejected the government’s assertion that the bulk of the agricultural land will not be transferred to people from outside Jammu and Kashmir. The PAGD termed the earlier land laws of Jammu and Kashmir the most progressive, pro-people and pro-farmer in the entire Indian subcontinent. “PAGD […]

J&K, Ladakh outrightly reject new laws: NC

J&K, Ladakh outrightly reject new laws: NC

Srinagar: National Conference (NC) on Tuesday said that the government’s clarification on new land laws is just a smoke screen aimed to mollify the tide which is turning against them across Jammu and Kashmir. “The government is guilty conscious and in a bid to save its face value has come up with a clarification which […]

Congress calls for rollback

Congress calls for rollback

Srinagar: Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) on Tuesday said the government statement on new land laws in Jammu and Kashmir was an attempt to mislead the people and called for rollback of these laws. It questioned the official statement mentioning that bulk of agriculture land will not be transferred to people from outside J&K. “The statement […]

Agricultural land can only be sold to agriculturists within J&K

Agricultural land can only be sold to agriculturists within J&K

More than 90% land cannot be sold to outsiders, Govt assures JAMMU: The J&K Government has repealed 11 land laws that existed in the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir and replaced them with a set of modern, progressive and people-friendly provisions, the government spokesperson said on Monday. Principal Secretary, Information, and government spokesman Rohit […]

Shutdown in Kashmir against land laws

Shutdown in Kashmir against land laws

Srinagar: A shutdown was observed across Kashmir valley on Saturday after the Mirwaiz Umar Farooq-led Hurriyat Conference called for it to protest against new land laws introduced in Jammu and Kashmir. The Hurriyat Conference had asked people to observe a peaceful shutdown on Saturday to register their protest and to call for the immediate withdrawal […]