January 16, 2018 1:39 AM

    Close corruption windows: Ruling coalition MLA embarrasses Government

    Peoples Conference MLA from Kupwara, Bashir Ahmad Dar, on Monday said the government should close the ‘windows of corruption’ to carry forward the developmental works in the state.

    January 16, 2018 1:39 AM

    Is corporate-backed NGO running Mid-Day Meals scheme in J&K schools?

    CPI (M) leader and MLA Kulgam, M Y Tarigami, on Monday expressed concern over implementation of centrally sponsored Mid-Day Meals (MDM) scheme in J&K and said the government has outsourced the scheme to a corporate backed NGO.

    January 16, 2018 1:39 AM

    NC, Cong boycott LC proceedings against member’s eviction

    National Conference and Congress members boycotted the proceedings of the Legislative Council on Monday in protest against the eviction of NC member Sajad Kichloo, who was protesting against the delay in completion of hydro power projects in Kishtwar district.

    January 16, 2018 1:39 AM

    PaK boy escapes from Jammu juvenile home

    A teenager, hailing from Paksitan-administered Kashmir (PaK), escaped from a juvenile home in R S Pura sector here, police said today.

    January 16, 2018 1:39 AM

    Joint delegation of Kashmir Editors Guild, Kashmir Press Club call on CM

    A joint delegation of representatives of Kashmir Editors Guild (KEG) and Kashmir Press Club Srinagar called on Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti here today.

    January 16, 2018 1:39 AM

    ‘PDP committed to empower youth’

    PDP Vice President Sartaj Madni while welcoming the newly nominated Vice Youth President Varinder Singh Sonu, called the youth as the foundation stone of PDP.

    January 16, 2018 1:39 AM

    NHM staff get high wages in JK: Govt

    The J&K government on Monday informed the Lower House that it was providing high monthly honorarium to NHM contractual employees except the doctors, as compared to the other states.

    January 16, 2018 1:39 AM

    ‘2 lakh old age, handicap, widow pension cases pending’

    Minister for Social Welfare Sajjad Gani Lone on Monday informed the Legislative Council that government has no resources to clear over 2 lakh pending cases of pensioners.

    January 16, 2018 1:39 AM

    Govt to identify nomadic population for issuing ration cards

    Government has started process of identification of nomadic population for issuance of fresh ration cards.

    January 16, 2018 4:49 PM

    3,168 cases of crime against women registered in Jammu and Kashmir in 2017

    The Jammu and Kashmir government today said that 3,168 cases of crime against women were roistered in the state in 2017, as against 2,915 cases in 2016.

    January 16, 2018 1:49 PM

    Congress stages walkout from Jammu and Kashmir Assembly over Ladakh tourism projects demand

    The opposition Congress today staged a walkout from the Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly, demanding details about the projects being undertaken in Ladakh to promote tourism.

    January 16, 2018 1:27 PM

    Government forms committee to ‘examine' demands of protesting NHM employees

    The Jammu and Kashmir government has formed a four-member committee to “examine” the demands of protesting National Health Mission (NHM) employees.

    January 16, 2018 12:15 PM

    Jammu and Kashmir minister offers to resign after allegations of corruption

    Jammu and Kashmir Rural Development minister Abdul Haq Khan today offered to resign after a Congress legislator levelled allegations of corruption against him in the implementation of a centrally-sponsored scheme.

    January 16, 2018 11:40 AM

    NC, Congress boycott LC proceedings on second straight day; demand chairman’s apology

    National Conference and Congress members boycotted the proceedings of the Legislative Council on the second consecutive day today to protest against the eviction of senior NC member Sajad Ahmad Kichloo from the upper house.

    January 16, 2018 1:39 AM

    MHRD to help improve learning outcome in J&K schools

    The state government has entered into a memorandum of understanding with the ministry of human resource development, government of India, to improve the learning outcomes and undertake infrastructural up-gradation of government schools in the state.

    January 16, 2018 1:39 AM

    Holding municipal polls being considered: Govt

    The government on Monday informed the lower house that elections to municipal corporations and all urban local bodies were under its “active consideration.

    January 16, 2018 1:39 AM

    30,711 dog bite cases reported in Srinagar in 6 years: Govt

    At least 30,711 dog bite cases have been reported in Srinagar in the past six years, the government informed the legislative assembly on Monday.

    January 16, 2018 1:39 AM

    Opposition slams ‘theoretical’ budget

    Accusing the finance minister HaseebDrabu of neglecting key sectors in the budget presented by him on Thursday, the opposition parties on Monday slammed the ruling PDP-BJP government for extending the goods and services tax to J&K.

    January 16, 2018 1:39 AM

    LoC travel suspended again

    The cross-Line of Control travel between Jammu and Kashmir and Pakistan-administered Kashmir has been suspended due to tension on the Line of Control, an official said on Monday.

    January 16, 2018 1:39 AM

    Crucial bill on J&K land transfer ‘buried’ under coalition compulsions

    A bill seeking to prevent transfer of land in Jammu and Kashmir to non-state subjects has been “buried under coalition compulsions.

    January 16, 2018 1:39 AM

    Speaker disallows resolution on protection of J&K’s ‘special status’

    Speaker of the legislative assembly Kavinder Gupta has disallowed a resolution urging the House to recommend to the government of India that Articles 35A and 370 be kept “out of judicial review.

    January 16, 2018 1:39 AM

    Ruckus in House over army chief’s remarks, CASO in Downtown

    Pandemonium broke out in the legislative assembly on Monday against the army chief’s recent remarks on Kashmir’s education sector as well as against the cordon-and-search operation (CASO) by government forces in Srinagar’s Downtown on Sunday, with the opposition National Conference staging a walkout and demanding a statement from the government over these “crucial” issues.

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