Govt assures Parliament on Jammu and Kashmir statehood

The statement on statehood comes a month after Prime Minister Narendra Modi assured the leaders of Jammu and Kashmir that the Centre would restore statehood to J&K.

published on : 29th July 2021

No proposal to grant full statehood to Lakshadweep, Parliament told

Minister of State for Home Affairs Nityanand Rai said this in a written reply to the Rajya Sabha.

published on : 28th July 2021

Statehood to Jammu and Kashmir would be granted after normalcy is restored: Rajya Sabha told

The Centre had revoked the special status of the erstwhile state that was provided to it under Article 370 and bifurcated it into union territories of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh in 2019.

published on : 28th July 2021

JKPCC resolves to fight for restoration of statehood in Jammu and Kashmir

The JKPCC held a meeting of its senior party leaders and former legislators in the summer capital here to debate and discuss the current situation in J-K, a party spokesman said.

published on : 3rd July 2021

Ghulam Nabi Azad optimistic Centre would not reject demand for restoration of statehood in J-K before polls

To a question about PM Modi's assertion of reducing the distance of hearts, Azad said the Centre needs to take immediate steps.

published on : 27th June 2021

Jammu & Kashmir wants restoration of statehood: Pakistan minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi

The Pakistan foreign minister said that the decision had resulted in the closure of almost 50 per cent of the industries in the Valley.

published on : 26th June 2021

Day after meeting PM Modi on Jammu & Kashmir, parties push for statehood before elections

While many leaders were not in sync with Centre's roadmap, PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti claimed she would not enter the fray till special status under Article 370 is restored, though her party would.

published on : 26th June 2021

Restore J-K's statehood, says Congress ahead of PM's meeting

Surjewala drew attention to the August 6, 2019 resolution of the Congress Working Committee where the party clearly demanded the restoration of full statehood for the state of Jammu and Kashmir.

published on : 20th June 2021

Demand in Jammu for separate statehood rises after L-G and Amit Shah meeting

Chairman of Duggar Saddar Sabha Gurchain Singh Charak said if the Centre feels Jammu should be granted statehood to improve the situation in the Valley, then they would welcome it. 

published on : 8th June 2021

BJP sets eyes on Telangana statehood activists

During the formation of Telangana, a majority of separate statehood activists supported the TRS.

published on : 5th June 2021

Puducherry CM urges centre to confer statehood at NITI Aayog meeting

The CM urged the centre to provide finance for payment of pension to retired government employees in the UT, in a similar way given to Delhi government for its retired employees.

published on : 20th February 2021

Puducherry CM 'hoodwinks' people on statehood issue: Namassivayam

Narayanasamy was fully aware that special category status would not be possible and by making this demand he had only spoiled the efforts of the then CM Rangasamy, he said.

published on : 10th February 2021

Will boycott elections in Puducherry till statehood granted: Rangasamy

This is the right time to agitate and demand for statehood and all parties should come forward in support of boycotting elections.

published on : 9th February 2021

Amid Opposition boycott, Puducherry Assembly adopts resolution seeking statehood for 10th time

Only ruling Congress members and the lone independent member were present in the House. This is the 10th such resolution adopted by the Puducherry Assembly over the years since 1987.

published on : 18th January 2021

Delhi L-G Anil Baijal says Arvind Kejriwal threatened him, slams sit-in by CM, ministers

Kejriwal, his deputy Manish Sisodia and two ministers Gopal Rai and Satyendra Jain met Baijal this evening and decided to stay put at his office till their three demands were accepted.

published on : 11th June 2018
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