Farooq, PDP delegation meet Guv, welcome decision on holding urban local body polls

Farooq, PDP delegation meet Guv, welcome decision on holding urban local body polls

SRINAGAR: Farooq Abdullah, MP, and former Chief Minister, met Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan here on Thursday. Governor had discussions with Dr Abdullah about the forthcoming elections to Panchayats and Urban Local Bodies. Dr Abdullah welcomed Governor’s decision to conduct these long pending polls and said that his Party looked forward to the […]

Situation would be difficult to control if Article 35-A tinkered with: Farooq Abdullah

Situation would be difficult to control if Article 35-A tinkered with: Farooq Abdullah

Srinagar: National Conference president Farooq Abdullah Saturday said he will fight for Article 35-A until his death, warning that the fallout of any tinkering with the Constitutional provision would be difficult to control. Article 35-A, which gives special rights and privileges to the people of Jammu and Kashmir, is currently facing a legal challenge in […]

Cong, NC misleading people of Jammu over Article 35A: Jitendra Singh

Cong, NC misleading people of Jammu over Article 35A: Jitendra Singh

Jammu: GoI minister Jitendra Singh saturday accused the Congress and the National Conference (NC) of misleading the people of Jammu region over Article 35A, and claimed that scrapping it would have no impact on job opportunities for local youth. A debate over continuing the constitutional provision has picked up in recent months, after several pleas […]

Abrogation of State Subject Law will result in demographic, socio-economic change: NC

Abrogation of State Subject Law will result in demographic, socio-economic change: NC

Srinagar: National Conference on Tuesday called the attempts to abrogate Article 35-A anti-youth and catastrophic to socio-economic structure of Jammu and Kashmir. National Conference denigrated the attempts to dilute the special provisions promised by Article 35-A while underscoring the point that employment rate in J&K was among the lowest, reads the statement issued here. “Our […]

‘NC counsel makes presentation in defence of 35-A at SC’

‘NC counsel makes presentation in defence of 35-A at SC’

SRINAGAR: The counsel retained by National Conference (NC) in the Supreme Court of India made a comprehensive presentation at the apex court on Monday in defence of Article 35-A of the Constitution of India, party’s provincial president Nasir Aslam Wani said. In a statement, Wani said NC’s counsel Advocate Joydeep Gupta made the presentation as […]

State BJP says ready to debate on scrapping of Article 35A

State BJP says ready to debate on scrapping of Article 35A

Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir unit of the BJP on Saturday said the party was open to a debate over Article 35A of the Constitution of India, which confers special status to permanent residents of the state, as protests continued against the August 6 Supreme Court hearing on petitions challenging the provision. The apex court […]

NC protests in Baramulla

NC protests in Baramulla

Baramulla: National Conference (NC) workers and leaders on Saturday held a peaceful protest in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district against the petition challenging article 35-A and an attempt to revoke the special status of Jammu and Kashmir. The protest was led by NC district president Javid Ahmad Dar. The protesting workers marched from the residence of […]

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