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 […]

In a hush-hush PSA ordinance, PDP-BJP government removed Chief Justice from consultation process

In a hush-hush PSA ordinance, PDP-BJP government removed Chief Justice from consultation process

Srinagar: Three months before the incumbent Governor’s administration brought a fresh amendment to the Public Safety Act (PSA), to allow lodging of PSA detainees in jails outside Jammu and Kashmir, the PDP-BJP government had through an ordinance changed the mode of selection of the advisory board assigned to review all PSA detention orders. The advisory […]

Hours after Madni resigns, he and son accused of Wakf land grab

Hours after Madni resigns, he and son accused of Wakf land grab

Suhail A Shah Anantnag: On the day Sartaj Madni resigned from the post of Vice President of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), the Auqaaf Committee here in Dooru Shahabad in Anantnag district held protests against the politician and his son, accusing them of “grabbing” Wakf land. The protests were held against Madni and his son, […]

Mehbooba’s claims that MLAs threatened to leave PDP ‘false’: BJP

Srinagar: The BJP on Saturday termed as “falsehood” former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti’s reported statement that her MLAs were being “threatened” with NIA raids to leave the party. “The statement of Mehbooba reflects that she is suffering from frustration and is now banking on lies to gain public sympathy to hide her […]

70 year old Noor Khan imprisoned under PSA dies in jail

70 year old Noor Khan imprisoned under PSA dies in jail

Baramulla: A famous militant of the ’90s and a popular pro-freedom activist in north Kashmir, 70-year-old Gulam Hasan Malik, better known as Noor Khan, died on Tuesday at Government Medical College Jammu a day after he was shifted to the hospital from Kot Balwal Jail, where was imprisoned under the draconian Public Safety Act (PSA) […]

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