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Ghulam Nabi Azad’s nephew Mubashir Azad joins J&K BJP

Congress veteran Ghulam Nabi Azad’s nephew Mubashir Azad joined the BJP on Sunday, saying that the Congress was now a divided house riddled with factional wars.

28 Feb 2022

Industrial estate reserved for women in J&K

The Administrative Council headed by Lt-Governor Manoj Sinha declared the Industrial Estate at Seen, Thakran, Udhampur in Jammu region as women industrial estate.

26 Feb 2022

J&K Delimitation Commission: Gupkar meeting to discuss draft

The alliance, which comprises six parties, was formed in October 2020 to fight for restoration of J&K’s special status.

26 Feb 2022

BJP prepares for 'Mission 50' in Jammu and Kashmir, looks at 12 seats in the Valley

Senior BJP leader and former deputy chief minister Kavinder Gupta said that party cadres are working on the ground and at booth level for the same. 

25 Feb 2022

New policy allows foreigners to invest in J&K industrial sector

An official spokesman said the new policy is based on the guiding framework on FDI issued by the Centre through the RBI and Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade.

24 Feb 2022

Have to own property to run liquor vend in J&K under new rules

Under the new policy, more liquor vends can be opened at tourist places in the UT. Unveiled by Additional Chief Secretary (Finance) Atal Dulloo, 51 new vends will be opened.

24 Feb 2022

Amid row over Delimitation Commission, parties start groundwork for assembly elections in J&K

PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti was on a trip to the border districts of Poonch and Rajouri and Jammu district from February 18-22.

23 Feb 2022

PDP wants Gupkar flock together to sideline BJP in upcoming J&K elections

A senior PDP leader said after going through draft proposals of the Delimitation Commission, it has become more important for the Gupkar allies to jointly contest in J&K.

22 Feb 2022

Srinagar Diary

While Praja will work towards empowering citizen participation in governance, Azim Premji will strive towards improving the scenario in all SMC schools. 

22 Feb 2022

J&K delimitation report influenced by BJP: Parties on leaked audio

Senior PDP leader and former MLC Firdous Tak said right from the beginning, PDP has been saying that Delimitation Commission is more a frontal organisation of BJP.

21 Feb 2022

2 armymen, militant killed in Shopian gunfight

The security forces were conducting a joint cordon and search operation in village Chermarg Zainapora area of Shopian when they were reportedly attacked.

20 Feb 2022

J&K polls likely in October-November as delimitation process crawls

The Delimitation Commission, which was formed in 2020 to redraw boundaries of Assembly and parliamentary constituencies, is unlikely to complete its task by March.

19 Feb 2022

Kashmiri journalist Gowhar Geelani faces arrest after giving court a miss

A local court has issued an arrest warrant against Kashmiri journalist and author Gowhar Geelani and directed the police to produce him before it on February 19.

18 Feb 2022

J&K Delimitation Commission likely to get extension of three months

The Delimitation Commission headed by former retired judge Ranjana Prakash Desai recently shared its second draft report with the five associate members of J&K proposing major changes.

17 Feb 2022

Modi to attend Jammu event marking industrial investment in March: Sinha

“A few days ago, I requested PM Modi to preside over the groundbreaking ceremony of the launch of industrial investments.

16 Feb 2022

After National Coference, now BJP files two objections to J&K delimitation proposal

BJP spokesman Arun Gupta told this newspaper that the local BJP MPs, who are associate members of the Delimitation Commission, have submitted their objections to the panel.

16 Feb 2022

Four points in National Conference objection to J&K delimitation panel report

NC MP Hasnain Masoodi said the Delimitation Commission Act was not applicable to J&K and it was made applicable in August 5, 2019 through the J&K Reorganisation Act.

15 Feb 2022

QR code to ensure authenticity of famed Kashmiri carpets

The QR-code based label will capture vital parameters of the carpet such as GI user, manufacturer, artisan, knots per square inch, the material used, among others.

11 Feb 2022

Emotional family call to missing bright boy who may have joined J&K militancy

Kaisar Ahmad Dar, 17, a resident of Tujin village went missing on February 4. According to his family, he left home that day to buy medicines.

10 Feb 2022

Parties in Jammu toe Kashmir line on redrawing

“These formulas envisaged resolution of the Kashmir problem through handing over of Muslim majority areas of J&K to Pakistan,” he said.

09 Feb 2022

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