Kashmir bifurcation

Post Kashmir bifurcation, 15th Finance Commission asks for revised tax estimates

The Commission is likely to submit its interim report on Saturday, and it will suggest a formula for tax devolution for the 2020-21 fiscal year.

published on : 28th November 2019

Soon, officials from rest of India to fly to Kashmir to train on citizen-centric governance

The second conference will see Tamil Nadu as the sister state of Jammu and Kashmir UT, with both sides discussing their rivers, Cauvery and Jhelum, and how to rejuvenate the water bodies.

published on : 8th November 2019

Ladakh unveils 17th century king’s statue a day after being declared Union territory

Witnessing this re-enactment of the historical past were various dignitaries, including local MP Jamyang Tsering Namgyal, former Lok Sabha MP Thupstan Chhewang among others.

published on : 2nd November 2019

Some signs of normalcy in Jammu & Kashmir as shops open briefly

The shops and business establishments opened in Srinagar and other parts of the Valley in the morning till 10 am.

published on : 2nd November 2019

Centre bestows on itself powers to declare any area in J&K 'disturbed' under AFSPA

The Armed Forces Special Powers Act is imposed in areas where armed forces are required to operate in aid to civil authorities.

published on : 1st November 2019

Kashmir bifurcation: Leh celebrates while Kargil observes black day as Ladakh declared UT

Markets were shut in Kargil town from Wednesday and a joint action committee, comprising political and religious groups, observed October 31 as a ‘black day’.

published on : 1st November 2019

Jammu & Kashmir to be under central rule for an 'indefinite period'

According to a senior government official, elections cannot be held anytime soon in the Valley and hence, the region has been put under Centre's rule.

published on : 1st November 2019

GC Murmu sworn in as first Lt Governor of Jammu and Kashmir

The warrant of appointment of Murmu, a 1985 batch IAS officer from Gujarat, was read out by Chief Secretary BVR Subrahmanyam.

published on : 31st October 2019

India corrected historic blunder by abrogating Article 370: Dharmendra Pradhan

The minister said that Sardar Vallabhai Patel was a towering personality, having made invaluable contributions towards building a modern and unified India.

published on : 31st October 2019

Jammu & Kashmir dismembered for ideological reasons: Congress leader Manish Tewari

The Congress leader said that a 'Hindu Jammu, Muslim Kashmir and Buddhist Ladakh fused into one entity represented quintessence of idea of India'.

published on : 31st October 2019

Articles 370, 35A were the gateway of terrorism into India: Amit Shah

The Home Minister said Sardar Patel's unfulfilled dream of integrating Jammu and Kashmir with the rest of the country was accomplished on August 5.

published on : 31st October 2019

Bifurcation won’t benefit Ladakh, most assets in Jammu & Kashmir

With most of the state’s physical assets located in Jammu & Kashmir regions, Ladakh won’t be able to gain much in capital assets (dams, power projects) as they will remain where they are.

published on : 31st October 2019

RK Mathur sworn in as Lieutenant Governor of Ladakh

The oath of office was administered by the chief justice of Jammu and Kashmir high court Geeta Mittal at a simple function held at Leh.

published on : 31st October 2019

Jammu and Kashmir under New Delhi’s thumb

At the stroke of midnight, state broken up into two Union Territories; Centre to control law and order in Jammu and Kashmir.

published on : 31st October 2019

J&K, the Union Territory: What now?

The Centre should restore democratic liberties to Kashmiris and ensure that the truncated region receives statehood soon.

published on : 31st October 2019
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