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SPOTLIGHT: J&K Govt seeks to push through development agenda.

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The Jammu and Kashmir government is set to approach the government of India for “special consideration” of some major administrative and developmental matters, including construction of a tunnel on the Mughal Road as well as restoration of induction quota for local civil servants in central services, in its bid to ...

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Farooq Shah reviews ongoing I&FC projects.

Secretary, Public Health Engineering (PHE), Irrigation and Flood Control (I&FC) and Relief and Rehabilitation, Farooq Ahmed Shah, today held a meeting with a team from Central Water Ministry and other officials to review the status of various ongoing projects of I&FC department in Kashmir division. While reviewing the progress of ...

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NC will contest J&K Assembly polls: Nasir Aslam.

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After boycotting the municipal and panchayat polls in Jammu and Kashmir, the National Conference (NC) said Friday the party would contest the state Assembly election to prevent the BJP from “installing its proxies via the backdoor”. “The (NC) working committee decision to stay away from polls was limited to ULB ...

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30549 of 31469 grievances addressed in Governor’s rule.

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Since the imposition of Governor’s Rule, during 20th June – 16th November, 2018, the Grievance Cell (including Governor’s Secretariat) received 31469 complaints/grievances of which 30549 have been dealt with/forwarded to the concerned quarters for timely redressal while as 544 complaints/grievances are under process. Similarly, on the directions of Governor, all ...

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JKLF leaders, activists hold demos at Koker Bazar, Budshah Chowk.

Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) leaders and activists today held a protest at Kokar Bazar and Budshah Chowk here on Friday, a JKLF spokesman said in a statement. “On JRL call, JKLF leaders and activists along with people from many walks of life staged two separate protest programs at Koker ...

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HCBA condemns 37th PSA against Masarat Alam, NIA charge sheet against Aasiya Andrabi.

Jammu and Kashmir High Court Bar Association (HCBA), Srinagar,  today strongly condemned the slapping of 37th detention order under Public Safety Act (PSA on incarcerates Muslim League chairman  Masarat Alam Bhat, terming it a ‘violation of human rights, blatant breach of fundamental rights and also a misuse of the power ...

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LIVE: Voting underway in first phase of Jammu and Kashmir panchayat polls.

10 per cent polling was recorded in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district until 10 am in the first phase of the Jammu and Kashmir panchayat elections which began on Saturday under tight security arrangements. 3 per cent polling was recorded in Kupwara district until 10 AM. Voting started at 8 a.m. ...

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Over 30k complaints dealt with during governor’s rule: Official spokesman.

Over 30000 complaints have been dealt with or forwarded to the concerned quarters for timely redressal during the governor’ rule, said an official spokesman on Friday. “Since the imposition of Governor’s Rule, during 20th June – 16th November, 2018, the Grievance Cell (including Governor’s Secretariat) received 31469 complaints/grievances of which ...

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JKLF leaders heed to JRL call, stage protests in Srinagar against killing spree.

Heeding to the call of Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL), Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) on Friday staged a protest in Srinagar against “continuous human rights violations in Kashmir.” A spokesman of JKLF said that scores of the party leaders and activists staged two separate protest demonstrations at Koker Bazar ...

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We believe in democracy, not the one prevailing in Kashmir: Mirwaiz during Friday sermon.

Hurriyat (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Friday said that Hurriyat was never against elections but holding polls “in presence of lakhs of forces is nothing but a military exercise aimed at damaging Kashmir.” Addressing a gathering at the historic Jamia Masjid on Friday, he said elections were meaningless in ...

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