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 […]

NC MLA shouts pro-Pakistan slogans in assembly

NC MLA shouts pro-Pakistan slogans in assembly

Jammu: A senior legislator of the National Conference on Saturday raised Pro-Pakistan slogans in the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly after BJP members condemned the neighbouring country over the attack on an army camp here. The NC distanced itself from the sloganeering by party MLA Mohammad Akbar Lone. When the House assembled in the morning, the […]

Situation too fragile for panchayat polls: Farooq

Situation too fragile for panchayat polls: Farooq

Ganderbal: Ahead of the all-party meeting on panchayat elections, National Conference president and Member of Parliament Farooq Abdullah on Saturday raised questions over the feasibility of holding the elections in the fragile political situation in the Valley. Abdullah said that the current atmosphere was not conducive for holding panchayat polls. “If the government is unable […]

BJP creates ruckus in legislative council over NC legislator’s remarks

BJP creates ruckus in legislative council over NC legislator’s remarks

Jammu: The ruling BJP on Tuesday created a ruckus in the Legislative Council demanding an apology from a National Conference MLC for raising the issue of ‘azadi’ on the floor of the House. As the House began for the day, BJP members led by MLC Surinder Ambardar stood up and protested against NC MLC Showkat […]

NC raises ‘shaddy’ J&K bank appointments in house

Jammu: Members of opposition National Conference here on Tuesday asked the government to come clear on the figures of the regularization of casual labors and backdoor appointments in Jammu and Kashmir Bank. MLA Pahalgam Altaf Wani asked the government to clearify whether they will regularize 60 thousand casual labors as announced by the Finance Minister […]

Opposition seeks answer from government

Opposition seeks answer from government

Jammu: The legislative assembly on Wednesday witnessed noisy scences after the opposition sought answer from the governemnt over Shopian civilian killing. As the lower house of state legislature was debating grants to Relief and Rehabilitation department, the National Conference (NC) members stood up from their seats seeking a government statement on the youth’s killing. NC’s […]

Opp seeks financial support to Kashmiri industrialists

Opp seeks financial support to Kashmiri industrialists

Jammu: The opposition National Conference (NC) on Wednesday said that the local industry in Jammu and Kashmir was facing a set-back from banking sector. Participating in debate over grants to Industries, NC’s Ali Mohammad Sagar said huge claims were made that local industrialists were given loans but all was done on papers only as “their […]

Kashmir turned into Jail, says oppossition

Kashmir turned into Jail, says oppossition

Jammu: Intense checking and “harassment” to people of Kashmir in run up to January 26 was raised in Legislative Assembly on Tuesday as opposition parties slammed the government for the “breaking public movement” in the Valley. The National Conference (NC) legislators lambasted the PDP-BJP government for what they termed “turning Kashmir valley into Jail-Khana”. After […]

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