No plan to set up Pandit townships in Kashmir, says GoI

No plan to set up Pandit townships in Kashmir, says GoI

Jammu: The Government of India (GoI) has no plan to set up composite townships for displaced Kashmiri Pandits in the Valley, according to an RTI reply. The home ministry’s reply came in response to a query on the matter by social worker Rohit Choudhary. Ram Krishna Swarnakar, director in the home ministry, said, “This ministry […]

CM stresses on timely completion of development works

CM stresses on timely completion of development works

JAMMU: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today asked the executing agencies to pace up the work on developmental projects and ensure compliance of completion deadlines even as she expressed satisfaction over many of the mega projects in core infrastructure following the completion timeline. The CM was reviewing the progress on many of the mega developmental projects […]

Akhtar reviews facilities at Sheikhpora Pandit Colony

Akhtar reviews facilities at Sheikhpora Pandit Colony

SRINAGAR: Minister for Public Works, Naeem Akhtar visited Pandit Colony in Sheikhpora, Budgam on Monday to review facilities ahead of Mahashivratri festival.   During the visit, the minister reviewed status of under-construction additional blocks of the residential colony there. He was briefed that 96 new flats are under construction at a cost of Rs 30 crore. […]

No plan to set up separate colonies for Pandits: GoI

No plan to set up separate colonies for Pandits: GoI

New Delhi: Putting all speculation to rest, the Central government today informed the Parliament there was no proposal for setting up separate colonies for Kashmiri Pandits in Jammu and Kashmir. Minister of State for Home Hansraj Gangaram Ahir said this while replying to a written question from Ashwini Kumar of the Congress in the Lok […]

JK govt to identify land for rehabilitating migrants

New Delhi: Jammu and Kashmir government has been requested to identify suitable land in the Kashmir Valley where the migrants could be rehabilitated, the Rajya Sabha was informed today. This was stated by Minister of State for Home Hansraj Gangaram Ahir while replying to a written question by Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut, who had […]

3 sites selected for Pandit colonies in north Kashmir

3 sites selected for Pandit colonies in north Kashmir

Baramulla: Three sites for building housing colonies for Kashmiri Pandits have been identified in the two districts of Baramulla and Kupwara, including one in Handwara town. In Bandipora district the search is still on. A plot of 150 kanals along the Srinagar-Baramulla highway, at Kanispora, Jahama, some five kilometers from main town Baramulla, has been […]

Bar condemns thrashing of people for protesting sainik, Pandit colonies

Bar condemns thrashing of people for protesting sainik, Pandit colonies

SRINAGAR: Kashmir High Court Bar Association on Saturday condemned the thrashing of people by the government forces for protesting against sainik and Pandit colonies in the Valley after Friday prayers. A spokesman of the lawyers’ body said that the people were protesting against the proposed establishment of sainik colonies and separate townships for Kashmiri Pandits […]

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